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  • Tracing last trip of victim

    Detectives are to retrace the last train journey taken by murder victim Maria Carter from Bradford to London in a bid to find new suspects. Posters appealing for information from commuters have been put up at Bradford Interchange and other West Yorkshire

  • Festival to get extra funding

    Bradford Festival will almost certainly get thousands of pounds of extra money from the Council after a red tape ping-pong game between two new committees. Reorganised Bradford Council hit teething problems when the high-powered Executive Committee approved

  • Moey's hoping to clock on as full-time actor

    Phone company boss Moey Hassan is hoping a role in a major BBC drama will be his big break into acting. He has landed a part in the new series Clocking Off, starring Christopher Eccleston and Sarah Lancashire. Moey, 30, runs his own business, Network

  • 'Don't leave us to face the world alone'

    Elderly residents living on a deprived Bradford estate say they face isolation and ill-health with the possible closure of a popular support service. Organisers are mounting a last-ditch attempt to save Holme Wood's Daylight Centre after losing £25,000

  • Bantams bus route kicked into touch

    The final whistle has been blown on special bus services to Bradford City home matches because of lack of support. The First Bradford service to ferry fans to and from Valley Parade was launched at the beginning of the season. But last Saturday the four

  • Town could bloom - with a little help

    Green-fingered townsfolk are being urged to help prevent Shipley's bid for glory in the Yorkshire in Bloom contest from withering. Last summer the Telegraph & Argus reported how the Shipley Town Centre Development Partnership had sown the seeds which

  • Task force makes a world of difference

    Experienced medic Dr Steve Green - who spent 12 years helping patients in the Congo - is appealing for volunteers to join a Third World task force. The medical task force is being set up by the Baptist Missionary Society (BMS) which supports members in

  • Union chief backs new textile initiative

    Union chief Peter Booth has welcomed moves to give the troubled textile industry a boost. A report from the Textile and Clothing Strategy Group makes far-reaching recommendations on how to shore up the ailing industry. They include a Government-backed

  • Victim's mum: My sorrow for trucker

    The mother of one of five pub footballers killed when a Bradford lorry driver smashed into their minibus said today she felt sorry for him. The five - aged 21 to 30 - died when Graham Jagger's lorry smashed into their ailing minibus at 56mph on the A42

  • So difficult to deter motorists

    It is disappointing that the special buses laid on by First Bradford to ferry Bantams fans to and from the suburbs to Valley Parade for home matches have had to be scrapped because of lack of support. It was a bold initiative to help to ease the traffic

  • Bradford must wait for World Cup date

    Rugby League World Cup organisers have expressed their regret at being unable to stage an England game in Bradford later this year. But they say the city will be top of their list as a venue for the next World Cup especially if the new 30,000 all-seater

  • Hard work will see us ready for new season

    Australian signing Brad Mackay reports exclusively for T&A readers from the Bulls' training camp in Lanzarote. IT'S TIME to come back home and I think after what we have been put through most of the boys are looking forward to it. It has been a while

  • Bra-vo! A share of £2m

    Four accounts workers from the Bradford area are among a 15-strong syndicate who scooped a lottery win of nearly £2 million. And they were delighted when the syndicate leader turned up with the winning ticket pinned to her bra. Maggie Chambers, from Low

  • Now it's sponsored cycle for the bobby!

    Otley police are bringing back the bobby on the bike - in a pioneering sponsorship deal. Otley-based Chevin Cycles Ltd has loaned a £300, 21-speed Ridgeback mountain bike to the town's police station for a year. And the firm says that if it proves successful

  • Bronte country is home from home for Carol

    One of the Bronte family's direct descendants will be making a visit to the birthplace of her famous ancestors for the first time this summer. Carol Bronte, descended from the sisters' brother, Walsh, will be travelling from Northern Ireland in June to

  • Hollywood? We couldn't bear it, say WI's pin-ups

    The wife of a man whose battle against cancer inspired 11 WI women to strip for charity wants a film of their campaign to be home-made. A London-based independent film company has already held talks with the daring Daleswomen, whose glamour calendar raised

  • I'll make us proud of the 'B' word

    Many people scoffed when marketing man Owen Williams was appointed Bradord's new 'Gloombuster'. But he is determined to make a real difference within the Council itself, and to how the outside world views our city. Ten days before he officially starts

  • Parents get a warning after abuse at mosque

    The family of a Muslim boy sexually abused by his religious teacher at a mosque today said awareness of the issue must be increased in the Asian community. The 11-year-old - who cannot be named for legal reasons - is deeply traumatised by his experience

  • Blaze spy action is in demand

    Dramatic footage of fires, rescues and road accidents in the Bradford district is being snapped up by brigades across country. The video films are recorded on state-of-the-art Silent Witness 'spy cameras' - fitted to 28 of West Yorkshire's 60 front-line

  • Passing on the secret of Yorkshire puddings

    Everyone reckons that their mother's recipe for Yorkshire puddings is the best. The ingredients are a closely-guarded secret and by tradition are passed down from generation to generation. But it would seem that home-made versions of the world-famous

  • We need younger reinforcements!

    Members of the Bradford district branch of the Royal British Legion have warned that the service will die unless more young people come forward to help. Recruitment of members and volunteers at the Bradford branch of the armed services charity have dropped

  • 'Warts and all' inspection for Council work

    A high-powered team will move into City Hall on Monday for a "warts and all" look at how Britain's fourth biggest Metropolitan Council is handling its work. The Council - which has asked for the inspection - will then be marked against the criteria of

  • Taxi driver earns fire service praise

    A taxi driver who risked his life to save a couple from their smoke-filled home is to be nominated for an award by Rawdon firefighters. Last week the Telegraph & Argus revealed how quick-thinking Scott Sampson had saved Bob Smith, 41, and his girlfriend

  • Nightclub is to host meningitis jab clinic

    A nightclub will become a makeshift clinic for Bradford teenagers to have lifesaving meningitis jabs. The district's 15 to 17-year-olds have been slow in coming forward for the mass immunisation programme, with fewer than half having had the injections

  • Nick Oldham: Rights and Wrongs

    A hire purchase contract for a car has plunged a Rights and Wrongs reader into a legal minefield. Problems began for 27-year-old Joanne Blagg when she bought a Mini on finance from a garage for £895 in July. "On the way home all the electrics failed so

  • C-Force!

    Stan Collymore and Jorge Cadete could form a dream strikeforce as Bradford City look to step up their bid for Premiership survival. As exclusively revealed in the Telegraph & Argus yesterday, Collymore has already spoken to City with further talks

  • Avenue boss calls for big effort to keep home record

    Bradford Park Avenue will have at least four of the five players who missed last Saturday's Challenge Cup quarter-final defeat at Lancaster back for tomorrow's visit of Congleton Town in the UniBond Division One. Striker Phil Denney, midfielder Mark Wilson

  • Barraclough ready for tough cup tie

    West Bowling make the short journey to Birkenshaw in what promises to be a thrilling tie in the second round of the BNFL National Cup tomorrow. Birkenshaw, who pulled off a surprise win in last week's postponed first round tie at Seaton Pack Horse in

  • Cougars appoint new boss

    Former Rugby League media manager Peter Rowe has been appointed Keighley Cougars' new Managing Director. The Cougars have moved to fill the role after Abi Ekoku quit Cougar Park to take a similar role at Bradford Bulls. Ekoku had linked up with Keighley

  • Injuries hit Bees as they visit strugglers

    None of Bradford and Bingley's three injury victims last Saturday have been selected for tomorrow's Thwaites North Division Two match at bottom-of-the-table Widnes. Lock Andy Murphy (broken nose), flanker Mark Thomas (ankle) and scrum half Ben Greaves

  • Tyson fight will be short and explosive

    Bradford boxing fanatic John Walsh has travelled the world watching the top heavyweights and he is predicting a quick finish to Mike Tyson's British debut fight tomorrow. For the past 26 years he has crossed the Atlantic to see all the top fighters from

  • Daniel's home!

    Amy Grimshaw today hugged her baby Daniel and declared: "It's the best feeling in the world!" Snatched toddler Daniel Grimshaw was reunited with his tearful mum in the early hours of today - more than two months after he was kidnapped. The moment came

  • New buildings 'a matter of urgency'

    Six secondary schools are to be put on a fast-track programme for much-needed new school buildings. Beckfoot Grammar, Bingley; Parkside School, Cullingworth; Salt Grammar, Baildon; Grange and Tong schools in Bradford and Queensbneury School will be taken

  • Pupils blamed for bus damage

    Pupils at Nab Wood Grammar School are being blamed by a Bradford bus company for causing damage to a bus. First Bradford claim that around 70 pupils from the Bingley school were on the A53 service travelling from the school along Bingley Road, Nab Wood

  • June is Party time for Ilkley

    Ilkley's millennium committee is celebrating after learning that Bradford Council will finance its June Party in the Park event. The committee met to discuss the mid-summer celebration, which takes place on Sunday, June 25 in the Riverside Gardens. And

  • Funeral of 999 crash mother

    The funeral has taken place of a mother-of-three, who died after her car was in an accident with a fire engine on an emergency call. Sharon Southgate-Hesling, a 37-year-old divorcee of Airedale Avenue, Cottingley, died of multiple injuries following an

  • Theatre: Shopping around for more shocks

    It's always the quiet ones who surprise you. There they were in deepest Suffolk. A largely middle-class, middle-brow and middle-aged audience. The Tannoy cut in. "The play you are about to see contains explicit language and scenes which some may find

  • Rock: Ice pops chill out at the university

    Icelandic pop sensations Bellatrix will kick off a new Shandyland season next week. The showcase for new music has switched from its previous venue at the New Beehive in Westgate, Bradford, to Bradford University's Colours Bar. And the first of five dates