• Bowling in one Hull of a mess

    West Bowling face an uphill struggle in the battle to avoid relegation following an 18-4 defeat at Hull Dockers. Bowling have just four matches left to escape the bottom three - but they showed that they will fight tooth and nail to keep their National

  • Naylor provides quick fix after Senior's bad break

    With 29 goals so far this season, including three hat-tricks, this season's Premier Division hot-shot is Queensbury's Mick Naylor. It is the 26-year-old striker's best season so far, but at the start of the campaign Naylor had been moved from his customary

  • Guiseley stunned by last-gasp goal

    Matlock Town 1 Guiseley 1 An equaliser in time added on from the home side robbed Guiseley of what would have been a precious win as they chase a play-off place in the UniBond Premier Division run-in. Matlock Town were delighted to get out of jail with

  • Super League attendance record under threat

    The Bulls are predicting a record crowd will roll up to Odsal to watch the Grand Final re-match against Leeds Rhinos tomorrow night. A late surge in ticket sales has placed the current record for a regular-season match - set in 1999 when 24,020 watched

  • Showing the way on smoking

    The ban quite rightly imposed on smoking in most workplaces saved the lungs of non-smokers from being contaminated by the fumes produced by colleagues but led to another injustice: that of the smoking break. Many of those who don't smoke are understandably

  • Bill and bin - delay hits PM Group

    Political uncertainty in the run-up to the General Election has put a brake on sales of cutting edge disposal systems at Shipley-based waste specialists the PM Group. Although the company drove up turnover by seven per cent to £7.8 million in the six

  • Smoking breaks are stubbed out

    Council staff are to be banned from taking smoking breaks from next month. Smoking will be stopped in all Kirklees Council buildings, and the Council will even ask people not to smoke in their own homes if they are being visited by authority staff. Kirklees

  • Tragedy of patient in hanging

    A psychiatric patient was found hanged in a hospital toilet the day after he returned from spending Christmas with his family, an inquest heard. Married father-of-one Andrew Clayton had seemed "jovial and happy" when he returned to ward four of Airedale

  • Disgraced solicitor is jailed

    A disgraced solicitor used cash plundered from the estates of 19 dead clients to buy gifts, property and fund his children's education. John Richard Ingham, 60, was ordered to serve 19 concurrent six year jail sentences at Leeds Crown Court yesterday.

  • Heavens above - it's a theme park for God!

    Recreating Moses' parting of the waves, a life-size Noah's Ark and battle scenes from David and Goliath are among the attractions planned for the UK's first Christian theme park. A Guiseley mother-of-two has come up with a "heavenly" plan to bless Yorkshire

  • Sir Ken announces dramatic shake-up

    Supermarket giant Morrisons today announced a dramatic boardroom shake-up, a year on from its £3 billion acquisition of Safeway. Finance director Martin Ackroyd announced he was quitting the company after 31 years while existing joint managing director

  • Keighley looking a good bet after triumph

    Keighley Town ran out worthy 32-15 winners in a hard-fought home victory over Pennine League Division One promotion rivals Bradford Dudley Hill. The visitors started the brightest, scoring two tries in the first five minutes to leave Town stunned. Whatever

  • Disallowed 'goal' leaves Nab Wood feeling robbed

    Calls for video replays are now being heard in under-eights' football! Nab Wood officials and supporters were bemused when a goal was disallowed, even though the ball appeared to be TWO FEET behind the goal-line. The controversial moment came during the

  • Wilko hoping to stick around

    Marc Bridge-Wilkinson hopes to make his stay at City permanent. The on-loan midfielder's impressive month at Valley Parade is up after tomorrow's derby at Doncaster. Colin Todd is keen to get Bridge-Wilkinson on board and the T&A understands that

  • RAF base twinned with Sikh temple

    A unique initiative is taking off in Bradford to twin one of the city's temples with an RAF station. Sikh worshippers at Guru Gobind Singh Temple, in Leeds Road, made the first move to invite the military base at Linton-on-Ouse to become their official

  • Tributes to Winnie as she dies at 107

    A Bradford resident who lived through three centuries, seeing both World Wars, has died at the age of 107. Winnie Lawton lived in Bradford all her life. Born in Manchester Road, in 1898, she saw the mass introduction of radio, telephones, and televisions

  • Congested village set for road relief

    Traffic calming measures are to be installed in a village to help relieve congestion and block rat-runners. Bradford Council has applied to introduce speed humps in Manor Road and Manor Drive, Cottingley, following angry calls from residents who claim

  • Nurse is struck off over thefts

    A nurse who used a Bradford hospital's credit card to go on a £6,000 spending spree has been struck off. Pauline Akeroyd, 42, bought a radio, a digital camera, vodka and groceries with cash meant for patients of the Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Now Chris treads water

    An injured runner who has overcome a rare lung condition to compete in marathons has turned to aqua jogging to get him back on the road. Bingley athlete Chris Cariss has just had a sprout-sized growth removed from his heel after a year of agony which

  • City awaits Ofsted education verdict

    The Government's schools watchdog was today expected to deliver its long-awaited verdict on the way Bradford's beleaguered education service is run. Today's Ofsted report comes at a crucial time - just a week after the boss of Education Bradford, the

  • Alhambra to stage Springer musical?

    Controversial musical Jerry Springer the Opera looks set to appear in Bradford next year, prompting criticism nationally from church campaigners. Directors of the award-winning musical are currently in negotiation with bosses at the Alhambra theatre to

  • 'No rush to sell off department store'

    The boss of Bradford's Sun-win House store, which is currently up for sale, today admitted that there was only a "slim chance" that it would be bought by a department-store operator. Peter Marks, chief executive of United Co-operatives which owns the

  • Mother strangled daughter's puppy

    A mother who strangled a six-week-old puppy, bought for her daughter's birthday, has been warned she could be jailed. Karen Fox, 40, killed the Jack Russell-type dog when she could not get to sleep because of its crying, Bradford magistrates were told

  • Letters to the Editor

    Taxpayer shouldn't have to pick up tab SIR - Many of your readers might consider it shocking that baby Ellie Walsh has to sleep in a child seat in a cramped attic, especially as it appears to be affecting the child's health (T&A, March 17). I wonder