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  • Sorry West stunned by Stanningley

    Stanningley came so close to logging a maximum haul as they opened the Saturday season with a 29-1 demolition of West in the Bartle League. Captain Mabel Shaw and Harold Smith led the way with 21-6 victories in the only league action of the opening week

  • Clayton close to ensuring safety

    Clayton look to have ensured Premier Division rugby next term following their 28-18 Pennine League success over bottom club Keighley Town. Departing coach Richard Hesletine is determined to leave the team in good order after a three-year term that is

  • Sportshall girls are top of the form

    ATHLETICS: The under-13 girls' teams were West Yorkshire's star turns in the Sportshall Athletics United Kingdom finals in Birmingham. They reached all three relay finals and beat the favourite hosts and Cheshire to be crowned national champions in a

  • High-jumper receives top award

    ATHLETICS: Bradford's Steven Taylor took one of the top titles as the achievements of athletes across Yorkshire were recognised at the npower Federation of Disability Sports Awards. High-jumper Taylor won the Most Promising Senior Newcomer (Male) award

  • The right team for City future

    It will be encouraging news for Bradford City's supporters that the club's commercial manager Peter Etherington has been named as the investor being lined up to share power with chairman Julian Rhodes. The continuing uncertainty about the Bantams'

  • Maniac jailed after random knife attack

    This is the moment a Bradford knife maniac selected a victim at random and plunged a blade into his face. CCTV cameras picked up Neil Longstaff standing in the doorway of a pub, watching customers leave at closing time. For no apparent reason he picked

  • Single mum tells of her rise to the top

    A determined single mother rose to become managing director of a Bradford textiles firm just eight years after joining the company as a temporary clerk. Now Greta Henderson, of Edmund Bell & Co, is to share her inspiring story with guests at the Bradford

  • Towering vision for city gateway

    Bradford's tallest building a towering 20-storey apartment block is planned to become the dramatic new gateway to the city centre. The glass and steel building is part of a £130 million development planned for the site of the now demolished 1960s

  • Mill developers plan museum tribute

    The developers behind a massive mill conversion in Shipley will create a museum detailing the site's rich history. The display will be housed within the Victoria Mills site, which is undergoing a dramatic transformation into a self-contained village

  • Officials to meet Rhodesway Academy sponsor

    A Bradford Council delegation is to meet the backer of a controversial city academy plan at the House of Lords. Struggling Rhodesway School is set to be closed and replaced by a city academy sponsored by the unknown British Edu Trust Foundation. The

  • It's a vintage year for Peter

    A teenage singer and pianist is ready for stardom with the release of his debut album. Peter Grant who is said to have a voice like Matt Monroe has just released his album New Vintage. But the 18-year-old from Guiseley has already made a number of

  • David takes a global view

    A profoundly deaf schoolboy passionate about the environment is in the running to win a prestigious position. David Lawson, 17, is one of four youngsters from the Yorkshire and Humber region to face an interview by the Department for Environment Food

  • £4m bid could net 'CSI: Bradford' lab

    Bradford could become home to its own 'CSI-style' elite crime team to investigate unexpected or suspicious deaths across West Yorkshire. The unit would bring the best pathologists and scenes-of-crime investigators together in one laboratory complex. It

  • City heads for bad year on road tragedies

    Two horror crashes over Easter has seen the number of people killed on Bradford's roads this year rise to 12 - nearly half the total killed during the whole of last year. Three teenagers died in a smash in Highgate Road, Clayton Heights, on Monday night

  • Traders to fight name setback

    Traders at Bradford's Oastler Shopping Centre are stepping up their effort to get it known as a 'market' again. Bradford Council has refused their request for the 'Oastler Centre' name adopted four years ago to be dropped and replaced by its former name

  • 'Rich list' Rab builds a home for 100 families

    Entrepreneur Rab Nawaz's riches don't make him immune to the suffering of others. When the Bradford businessman visited Pakistan after last October's earthquake what he saw left an indelible mark. And the 34-year-old made a vow to use some of the fortune

  • A towering vision for city gateway

    Bradford's tallest building - a towering 20-storey apartment block - is planned to become the dramatic new gateway to the city centre. The glass and steel building is part of a £130 million development planned for the site of the now demolished 1960s

  • David takes a global view

    A profoundly deaf schoolboy passionate about the environment is in the running to win a prestigious position. David Lawson, 17, is one of four youngsters from the Yorkshire and Humber region to face an interview by the Department for Environment Food

  • They're not run of the mill items!

    The developers behind a massive mill conversion in Shipley will create a museum detailing the site's rich history. The display will be housed within the Victoria Mills site, which is undergoing a dramatic transformation into a self-contained village comprising

  • Single mum tells of her rise to the top

    A determined single mother rose to become managing director of a Bradford textiles firm just eight years after joining the company as a temporary clerk. Now Greta Henderson, of Edmund Bell & Co, is to share her inspiring story with guests at the Bradford

  • Club icon who has Bradford running through his veins

    Brian Noble is a man who will forever be associated with Bradford - both the city and its rugby league club. Only recently he was awarded the freedom of the city, one of just a handful of recipients to achieve such an honour and a sign of the impact he

  • Defensive errors costly for Avenue

    After hitting the Ferriby woodwork twice and having two goal-bound Tom Greaves efforts brilliantly stopped by keeper Antoni Pecora, Avenue went into the interval two goals down and needing a miracle to win this one. The Horsfall faithful could not believe

  • Vaughan steps up road to recovery

    There was no action on the field but plenty happening off it on the first day of York-shire's opening Championship match against title-holders Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge yesterday. Persistent light rain prevented any play but, while Yorkshire kicked

  • Letters to the Editor

    Confusion over speed cameras SIR - As a student who drives a considerable distance to and from university each day I cannot help but be outraged by the police authority, and their so-called 'accident prevention units'. The police authorities state cameras

  • City unveil their new cash backer

    Bradford City have unveiled the mystery investor being lined up to power-share with chairman Julian Rhodes. The Telegraph & Argus can today reveal that the club's ambitious commercial manager Peter Etherington has been involved in hush-hush talks

  • Maniac jailed after random knife attack

    A Bradford knife maniac who selected a victim at random and plunged a blade into his face has been jailed. CCTV cameras picked up Neil Longstaff standing in the doorway of a pub, watching customers leave at closing time. For no apparent reason he picked

  • Andrew jets in to take on role for air ambulance

    The Yorkshire Air Ambulance was given Royal assent yesterday when the Duke of York flew to Leeds-Bradford airport to visit the charity's headquarters. During his visit Prince Andrew, a former Royal Navy pilot, was made an honorary chief pilot for the

  • Election charges decision looming

    The Crown Prosecution Service is to consider whether to bring charges against two Bradford councillors who were arrested during an inquiry into suspected election fraud. A detailed police investigation was held into possible voting irregularities after

  • '999 raids put lives at risk'

    Lives are being put at risk by a spate of thefts from ambulances in Bradford, health chiefs warned today. Vital lifesaving equipment is being taken as paramedics attend emergency calls. The equipment includes satellite navigation devices, medical kits

  • Archbishop to lead major youth event

    The Archbishop of York, the Right Reverend Dr John Sentamu, will be the keynote speaker at a Church of Eng-land conference for young people in the Bradford diocese. Organiser the Reverend Steve Allen said about 450 people were expected to attend the event

  • It's a vintage year for Peter

    A teenage singer and pianist is ready for stardom with the release of his debut album. Peter Grant - who is said to have a voice like Matt Monroe - has just released his album New Vintage. But the 18-year-old from Guiseley has already made a number of

  • Officials to meet academy sponsor

    A Bradford Council delegation is to meet the backer of a controversial city academy plan at the House of Lords. Struggling Rhodesway School is set to be closed and replaced by a city academy sponsored by the unknown British Edu Trust Foundation. The Government

  • You can count on Denise's efforts!

    Book-keeper Denise Larner will be doing her best to boost the figures for this year's Shipley Stride. The 62-year-old lymphedema sufferer is hoping to bring in as much cash as she can to help Macmillan Cancer Care Relief keep up its good work. She will

  • Trainees tackle a West Indies visit

    A team of Bradford's trainee youth workers are jetting off to Jamaica tomorrow to develop their skills and teach youngsters about sports and art. The six trainees fly from Heathrow to Kingston and will spend 17 days in Old Harbour as part of a two-year

  • Whittle it going to be guys?

    Creepy goblins and menacing witches will be skulking at a beauty spot because of the skills of four men with chainsaws. The sinister creatures began life as storm-damaged logs, before sculptors revved up their chainsaws and whittled them into a variety

  • Dramatic taste of university

    A group of Bradford children have forsaken part of their Easter holiday to tread the boards at Bradford University. About 100 students have taken part in a week of drama workshops culminating in a grand finale performance at the University's Theatre in

  • Mark conquers the coolest marathon

    After enduring freezing temperatures, shifting ice and the threat of polar bear attack, a daring dad has completed one of the world's most demanding marathons. Mark Clifford pushed himself to the limit in the North Pole Marathon, running through a blizzard

  • Dealer's plea to go to prison granted at last

    A drugs dealer who continued to ply his trade after being repeatedly caught and bailed by police was today finally behind bars. Sean Howarth, who claimed he had even asked the police to lock him up, was yesterday jailed for four-and-a-half years by a

  • The right team for City future

    It will be encouraging news for Bradford City's supporters that the club's commercial manager Peter Etherington has been named as the investor being lined up to share power with chairman Julian Rhodes. The continuing uncertainty about the Bantams' financial

  • Why I quit - Noble

    A tearful Brian Noble has quit as Bradford Bulls boss but insisted: "It's not been me that has brought this about." The coach was expected to be named as Wigan's new coach this afternoon having yesterday ended a lifelong association with Bradford. His

  • Double by Brown lifts reserves

    Joe Brown scored twice as City reserves signed off their home campaign with a victory. Colin Todd was at Valley Parade to cast an eye over winger Jerome Watt, released by Blackburn, as well as having another look at Ipswich's Cathal Lordan. Jason St Juste

  • £4m bid could net 'CSI: Bradford' lab

    Bradford could become home to its own CSI-style' elite crime team to investigate unexpected or suspicious deaths across West Yorkshire. The unit would bring the best pathologists and scenes-of-crime investigators together in one laboratory complex.

  • '999 raids putting lives at risk'

    Lives are being put at risk by a spate of thefts from ambulances in Bradford, health chiefs warned today. Vital lifesaving equipment is being taken as paramedics attend emergency calls. The equipment includes satellite navigation devices, medical kits

  • Mark conquers the coolest marathon

    After enduring freezing temperatures, shifting ice and the threat of polar bear attack, a daring dad has completed one of the world's most demanding marathons. Mark Clifford pushed himself to the limit in the North Pole Marathon, running through a blizzard

  • Election charges decision looming

    The Crown Prosecution Service is to consider whether to bring charges against two Bradford councillors who were arrested during an inquiry into suspected election fraud. A detailed police investigation was held into possible voting irregularities after

  • Prince jets into new role for air ambulance

    The Yorkshire Air Ambulance was given Royal assent yesterday when the Duke of York flew to Leeds-Bradford airport to visit the charity's headquarters. During his visit Prince Andrew, a former Royal Navy pilot, was made an honorary chief pilot for the

  • Vaughan steps up road to recovery

    There was no action on the field but plenty happening off it on the first day of York-shire's opening Championship match against title-holders Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge yesterday. Persistent light rain prevented any play but, while Yorkshire kicked

  • Internal rift forced Noble to quit

    A tearful Brian Noble has quit as Bradford Bulls boss but insisted: "It's not been me that has brought this about." The coach was expected to be named as Wigan's new coach this afternoon having yesterday ended a lifelong association with Bradford. His

  • City unveil their new cash backer

    Bradford City have unveiled the mystery investor being lined up to power-share with chairman Julian Rhodes. The Telegraph & Argus can today reveal that the club's ambitious commercial manager Peter Etherington has been involved in hush-hush talks at