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  • Man held in sexual grooming probe jailed

    A 32-year-old man picked up as part of a police probe into teenage girls being groomed for sex by Asian men was starting a two-and-a-half year jail sentence today. Father-of-three Shabir Ahmed admitted at Bradford Crown Court to plying a 13-year-old Keighley

  • Clean blitz amid rise in MRSA cases

    Bradford's hospitals are joining a national blitz on hygiene as new figures reveal the number of deaths in which superbug MRSA was a factor has doubled in the region. The figures from the Office for National Statistics show death certificates recording

  • Safety rapped after fireball killed child

    The death of a Bradford teenager engulfed in flames after igniting a highly flammable liquid could have been avoided if the chemicals had been properly locked up, an inquest heard. Daniel Tomlinson, 14, died from severe burns after setting fire to liquid

  • 'Our park is being wrecked'

    Vandals have wreaked thousands of pounds worth of damage on a local beauty spot near Calverley. Volunteer conservationists who look after Woodall Park and its lake are now waging war on the yobs they say are trying to destroy the wooded area. In an attack

  • Pets rest in peace at Dales cemetery

    Animal-lovers heartbroken about the death of their pets can now be buried alongside them in a green cemetery. The Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland burial site at Skipton has been granted an Environment Agency licence to inter domestic animals. A special area

  • Peacock: Fan helped us to beat Wigan

    A good luck message from a fan inspired the Bulls to a dramatic 28-27 comeback victory over Wigan Warriors at the JJB Stadium last night. An outstanding performance from skipper Jamie Peacock triggered an amazing finale as the Bulls crossed for three

  • Things looking up for Bantams new boy

    Marc Bridge-Wilkinson can start glancing at the League One table again. City's newest loan capture did not want reminding that his club Stockport were cut adrift at the bottom. "I haven't looked at the table for a couple of months now," said the 25-year-old

  • Back from the brink

    Wigan Warriors 27 Bradford Bulls 28 For 69 minutes last night it looked as if the contingent of Royal Marine commandos demonstrating the correct way to kick a man in the privates at half-time would be the only the thing to bring a smile to the small but

  • It's snow joke for Shutt as call-off hits club

    The green shoots of recovery for Avenue's season were lost under a covering of snow this week when a frustrating midweek postponement left them kicking their heels. Following last Saturday's excellent 3-1 victory over leaders Southport, the players were

  • Letter's to the Editor

    Vigilante should be given a medal SIR - I felt I must write with regards to the article concerning the sentencing of 'vigilante' Mr David Hawley of Wibsey (T&A, February 19). One hundred and eighty hours community service was too much, in my opinion

  • 'New horse' pledge strikes budget deal

    Bradford's hung Council took the term 'horse-trading' literally this week when it set about negotiating a budget. One of the conditions of the Labour group allowing the budget through was that money be set aside for a new horse at Bradford Industrial

  • Chiefs thrilled as single hits top ten

    This time last year Menston indie band the Kaiser Chiefs were working regular jobs, rehearsing whenever they could and dreaming of the big time. One year on and their second single, Oh my God, is dominating the nation's airwaves and is set to go top ten

  • Rashida shows the way

    Starting a new school is nerve-wracking but when Rashida Jabeen arrived in Britain she had to cope with learning a new language while trying to settle into the classroom. When Rashida moved to Keighley two years ago, after emigrating from Pakistan with

  • Let's not stop at one day

    The plan to subject two wards at Bradford Royal Infirmary to a "hygiene audit" on Monday as part of NHS Think Clean Day seems to be an acknowledgement by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust that extra attention needs to be paid to cleanliness. The general

  • We must complete to compete - coach

    Despite two defeats to kick off their season coach Gary Moorby is happy with the progress his side has made thus far. Things seem to be going to plan and Moorby definitely feels that his side are where he expected them to be in developmental terms, at