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  • Letters to the Editor

    SIR - I urgently request that the senior councillors, building regulations inspectors, planning department managers, highways and bye-ways officials, Environment Inspectorate and the Health and Safety regulators walk down Great Horton Road's golden four

  • Project could benefit from bid

    A Bradford arts project which helps people develop a career in music, based on different cultural sounds, is banking on the Capital of Culture bid to secure its future. The Community Self Awareness Project develops creative talents, then teaches people

  • Phone snatch victim slashed

    Robbers slashed a man's face after they stole his mobile phone in Bradford city centre last night. The 20-year-old victim, who is Asian, was set upon by two men in John Street at 8.15pm after they asked him for directions. One of his attackers grabbed

  • Why Joanne's going wild for paradise prize

    A Bradford woman is hoping that public pressure will help to send her to paradise. Joanne Lee, 24, of Shipley, is bidding to become the next member of Channel 4's reality TV show Eden - and hoping that viewers will vote her on to the exotic series this

  • 'Children in danger from rat-run drivers'

    Children are battling for a school crossing on a "notorious rat-run" in Bingley after a car narrowly missed a lollipop man. Priestthorpe Primary School pupils, pictured with head teacher Toni Killingray, have to cross Mornington Road from the school's

  • Good way to curb the rowdies

    There is a great deal of truth in the old saying that the Devil makes work for idle hands. Young people who have too little to do with their time can too easily be tempted to behave badly, particularly if they are in a group. Even if they manage to stop

  • Gazza will play for Macca

    Paul Gascoigne will head a star-studded Rangers cast at Valley Parade for Stuart McCall's testimonial next month. Gazza has agreed to strut his stuff when the record-breaking Ibrox side of the late 1980s and 1990s provide the opposition to a Bradford

  • Dream double still on for Park Avenue

    Bradford Park Avenue make the short trip to Throstle Nest tonight, for a West Riding County Cup semi-final derby with Farsley Celtic, in good heart after reaching another final last Saturday. Avenue won at Celtic's UniBond Division One counterparts Matlock

  • Five-star Unity stay on course for title

    In an attempt to avoid the high winds, Queensbury switched their Sunday Alliance Premier Division game at Foxhill to Fairweather Green. Queensbury led 2-1 and then were 4-3 behind with Greg Watts completing his first Premier hat-trick for Fairweather

  • I beat the carjackers

    A mum-of-two today told how she outwitted an armed car-jacker with an 'emergency escape plan'. Yvette Hill, pictured, discussed her plan to escape any car-jack with husband Alan just two days before she was targeted in a terrifying attack on her way to

  • Idol stars sing out for little Robyn

    Bradford's freshest collection of stars shone brightly at a glittering charity night in the city last night A packed house at Pennington's Live nightclub was treated to some real home-grown talent including Pop Idol Gareth Gates's younger sister Nicola

  • Child molester jailed after girl relives horror

    A teenage sex-abuse victim endured years of "inner torture'' after she was persuaded to drop her allegations against her attacker, a court heard. Self-confessed child molester Michael Coates got sympathy for himself by falsely claiming that he too had

  • Redundant workers to share big payout

    More than 600 workers made redundant by W&J Whitehead are in line for a payout of more than a million pounds after the defunct firm was found to have broken employment laws. An employment tribunal found the 143-year-old textile producer had not given

  • Firm in mills plan is called before MPs

    A firm which wants to transform Manningham Mills will spell out the reason for its funding problems to a House of Commons Select Committee. It has been invited to attend and give evidence as MPs consider regional funding regimes. Award-winning developer

  • 'Put Glen trams back on track!'

    The boss of Bradford's Shipley Glen Tramway is calling on people to help revive its fortunes following the effects of last year's foot and mouth crisis. Mick Leak's call has been made as part of the national Your Countryside, You're Welcome week, launched

  • Mum's North Pole trek is put on ice

    A group of women explorers had to put their record-breaking plan to cross the North Pole on ice - because of bad weather. The trio - including Bradford mother-of-triplets Ann Daniels - had planned to start their epic journey on Sunday, but low-lying cloud

  • Youngsters urged to pop into a pod

    A batch of shiny silver "pods" could be introduced to areas across Bradford in a bid to drive down instances of juvenile anti-social behaviour. The portable steel rooms act as mobile youth centres which, it is hoped, will channel the energy of bored teenagers

  • Smokers targeted by health workers

    The message is plain and simple - give up smoking. Health workers are focusing their efforts on smokers from Bradford's South Asian community as part of national No Smoking Day tomorrow. And confidential help and advice is to be offered to South Asian

  • Help keep boy, 14, from life on streets

    A disfigured 14-year-old boy faces a life begging on the streets of Kashmir unless funds for a pioneering operation can be found soon. Waqas Saddique suffered horrific burns and nerve damage when a terrorist car bomb exploded outside a mosque in his village

  • 'BNP asked me to front election battle'

    An outspoken community campaigner has revealed how the BNP asked her to be their candidate in Bradford's May local elections. Audrey Raistrick told a meeting of the Greengates and Ravenscliffe Community Forum that the extremist party wrote to her on two

  • 'Stop sending bills to my dead mum'

    The daughter of a pensioner who died at Christmas continued to receive Council bills for her mother despite giving officials four copies of her death certificate. June Furlong's 72-year-old mother Doreen Walker died on Christmas Eve but bills and letters

  • Sales are soaring!

    Skipton-based Dales Pharmaceuticals Ltd is confident its £2.8 million investment programme will quadruple its current sales. The company, which is the in-house manufacturing and development arm of Dechra Pharmaceuticals, aims to take sales up to £20 million

  • Home workers

    Workers in Bradford are set to lose the traditional working day within four years, according to a new report. Hours will be more flexible and more people will work from home. Nine-to-five commuting has become inconvenient for most people, especially working

  • On This Day

    In 1912, a Bradford armed robber was sentenced to seven years penal servitude and 25 strokes of the cat. In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi began his famous "Salt March". In 1945, Jewish girl Anne Frank died in a concentration camp. From the Telegraph & Argus

  • Funding offered

    Bradford-based Auker Rhodes is offering businesses a chance to access equity funding and corporate venturing through the Development Capital Exchange. The company can now help businesses grow through DCX membership. Richard Doyle, Auker Rhodes' corporate

  • Down to the few

    Patched-up Bradford City face Birmingham at Valley Parade tonight with frustrated boss Nicky Law admitting: if you're fit, you're playing. The Bantams have only 16 players available as they try to halt a three-game, goalless losing run that has plunged

  • McCall dreads the nightmare farewell

    Stuart McCall fears he will remember his testimonial season for all the wrong reasons. The City legend is set to bow out at the end of the campaign with his place in Valley Parade folklore secure. But McCall is desperate not to hit the ultimate bum note