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  • Letters to the Editor

    SIR - I live and work in Bradford, try always to present our city in a positive light and support the exciting new developments announced in your paper (T&A, October 15). But first, will the Council take issue with the so-called Highways Agency and

  • Bulls become first Super League team to do the double

    Simply the best! The celebrations were continuing today as Bradford basked in the glory of having Britain's best rugby league team. Thousands of Bulls' fans gave their double-winning heroes a rapturous welcome home yesterday after they clinched the Super

  • A sea of red, black and amber

    Some confessed to sore heads and almost all had hoarse throats but thousands of jubilant Bradford Bulls fans turned out to give their team a heroes' welcome. Bradford's Centenary Square was a sea of red, black and amber flags as adoring supporters gathered

  • Rally star Rachael is set to be a TV star

    One half of Bradford's racing sensation the Simmonite sisters has swapped the big track for the small screen. Three times British Ladies Rally champion Rachael Simmonite, who made her mark on the racing world with her sister Stephanie, is fronting a new

  • Kashmir base for city police

    Police chiefs are setting up two centres in Kashmir to catch suspected criminals coming into or going out of Bradford. The two centres, planned for Muzaffarabad and Mirpur, will boost existing links between the West Yorkshire force and Azad Jammu and

  • Film aims to raise cemetery's profile

    A film company is to shoot a documentary at Bradford's Undercliffe Cemetery to highlight the importance of the site for future generations. Barleybrook Films has been asked by Councillor Allan Hillary, the Lord Mayor of Bradford, to produce a film documenting

  • Single objection delays safety bid

    A single objector has delayed plans by Bradford Council to bring in safety measures at a dangerous road junction which claimed the life of an elderly woman this week. Norah Spreckley, 82, was on her way to meet her daughter to go shopping when she was

  • Time to be called in bids to buy pub

    Buyers are queueing up for a historic Bradford pub but the likelihood is that it may never serve as a bar again. Offers have flooded in for the 18th century Cock and Bottle in Barkerend Road after it was put on the market as part of a mass pubs sell-off

  • Student shot in leg with paintball pellet

    A student has been shot at with a paintball gun, leading to police warnings about "dangerous behaviour". A lollipop man was hit as well as the 16-year-old girl by a paint-filled pellet during the attack in Wyke. Rebecca Mortimer, pictured with mum Julie

  • Real work for team of young engineers

    A team of top students from Immanuel CE College in Thackley, near Shipley, have been picked to work with the National Grid and Transco on a real-live engineering project. The students are taking part in a national Engineering Education Scheme to hone

  • Contest win for Bingley school team

    A Top of the Schools quiz night was won by a team from Beckfoot School, Bingley. The event to mark Excellence in Cities week was hosted by Grange Technology College. Teams from local secondary schools had to consist of two members of staff and two pupils

  • Bright future for city survivor

    Householders who pick up computer supplies with their weekly supermarket shopping are helping to build a bright future for a Bradford company that was plunged into crisis this summer. ISA Trading Ltd, based in Little Germany, is poised for dramatic growth

  • Revival of Filtronic is just supersonic!

    Saltaire-based electronics business Filtronic is the second best performing technology firm on the stock market this year. The business has seen its share price rocket more than 350 per cent in the last ten months as confidence has recovered in the technology

  • Finance company plans to move out

    Grant Thornton has delivered a major blow to Bradford by announcing it is to close its office in the city and relocate to Leeds. The firm, the last national accountancy business to retain a base in the city, will close its office in Eldon Place on November

  • Funding to set up new jobs

    Projects to help more people set up in business are expected to share in a pot of Government funding worth £6 million. The money comes from the Government's Phoenix Development Fund, set up to boost enterprise among under-represented groups and in disadvantaged

  • Firm takes on trainee accountant

    Robert Taylor has joined the Bradford office of accountancy firm Horwath Clark Whitehill on a three-year training programme to become a chartered accountant. Mr Taylor gained a first in mathematics at Leeds University and won 'the prize for outstanding

  • Bulls offer inspiration to us all

    The jubilant looks on the faces of the Bradfordians who packed Centenary Square yesterday said it all. Whether or not they had been able to be at Old Trafford the previous evening they were eager to show their appreciation and gratitude to the Bulls for

  • Just grand!

    Bradford coach Brian Noble saluted his all-conquering Bulls after their Grand Final triumph. Wigan started strongly and led 6-4 at half-time but the Bulls refused to panic and gradually wore the Warriors down to complete a Grand Final and Challenge Cup

  • Big gamble pays off for happy Noble

    Bradford Bulls 25, Wigan Warriors 12: Coach Brian Noble rolled the dice and it paid off as the Bulls came from behind to beat Wigan 25-12 and lift the Super League trophy at Old Trafford on Saturday night. Noble fielded a side short on forward reserves

  • £18m revamp starts at mill

    Hundreds of jubilant Manningham residents took to the streets to welcome the bulldozers at historic Lister's Mill. Community campaigners and well-wishers joined a march - led by a huge yellow digger - along Oak Lane from Lister Park to the landmark mill

  • Morrisons defends its ethics

    Bradford supermarket chain Morrisons has defended its ethical trading policies after it came under fire from a major investment firm. The company today insisted it took its social and environmental responsibilities seriously after it was accused of comparing

  • Big Jack lifted to hospital by ten firemen

    Jack Taylor, Bradford's largest celebrity, was taken to hospital after breaking his leg in a fall at his home at 2am today. The 58-year-old, who estimates he weighs 50 stones, had to be lifted by ten firefighters after falling over in his living room.

  • Roar of approval for company's rescue

    An enormous roar greeted the news as it filtered through to the 300 or so nervous employees at ISA's headquarters in Little Germany, Bradford. Chief executive Bruce Robinson vividly remembers the reaction as he delivered the announcement they had all

  • Folly Ale is best beer at festival

    When real ale drinkers raised their glasses to toast Folly Ale, the best brew at the Keighley Beer Festival, they probably didn't realise that the first barrels were just rolling out of the brewery. The beer secured the title only days after its launch

  • Going global has the right FX

    For a moment, it feels like I'm back in a university lecture theatre. I'm sat in one of those chairs with a little side table to rest your notebook on, arranged in a semicircle in a darkened room. But, far from a typical centre of learning, the room is

  • Firm steams ahead with BBC contract

    A Bradford company is helping to construct a new multi-million pound headquarters for the BBC in Yorkshire. Low Moor-based Bailey Prefabrication, part of the NG Bailey group which has its headquarters in Ilkley, is leading the mechanical and engineering

  • Helping people find jobs

    Firms across the Bradford district are backing a new campaign to boost employment opportunities for disabled people. Bradford-based City Facilities - along with local branches of B&Q, Asda, Safeway and Sainsbury's - have signed up to the Double the

  • On This Day

    In 1632, architect Sir Christopher Wren was born. In 1952, the Kenyan Mau Mau terror campaign began. In 1968, Jacqueline Kennedy married Aristotle Onassis. From the Telegraph & Argus of October 20th,1978... Industry has already borrowed £200,000 from

  • Pals hope to paint their town red!

    Two friends from Keighley who found themselves out of work have brushed up their act and are now hoping to spruce up their home town. Martin Challoner and Stephen Noutch used their combined 12 years' experience in painting and decorating and various qualifications

  • An away-day horror show

    Watford 1, Bradford City 0: The writing was on the wall at the Vicarage Road bookies long before kick-off. Chalked up were the odds for first goal-scorer. Top City choice Dean Windass, second Robbie Blake, third Michael Branch. So that's a player who's