• Team effort for Refugee Week

    Refugees and asylum seekers who have sought sanctuary in Bradford represented their homelands in a football tournament. Teams representing countries including Angola, Kurdistan and Malawi battled it out at the Goals soccer centre off Kings Road, Swain

  • Bradford Cricket League matches abandoned

    The vast majority of JCT 600 Bradford Cricket League matches were abandoned today, after heavy rain left pitches waterlogged. These ladies from East Bierley Cricket Club were left with no-one to serve tea to, after the club's fixture with Woodlands

  • A swish show for Bradford recycling event

    The world’s largest training shoe – the size of a car – arrived in Bradford city centre today. The trainer, measuring four metres by 1.5 metres by 1.7 metres, and the equivalent of a size 454 shoe, was the star of the show at a “swishing” party, arranged

  • Bradford City: Talk about Friends in high places!

    Fans group Friends of Bradford City are seeking divine intervention for a promotion push. The 14th Dalai Lama, Tensin Gyatso, has been appointed honorary president of the Friends and was given a personalised Bantams shirt in his favourite claret and

  • £2.6m school bid is set for approval

    The first phase in a major project to provide a new school building for pupils at an inner-city primary school looks set to be approved next week. Planning permission is being sought for a new building on the existing playing field at Princeville Primary

  • Make a date to see Dara on city visit

    Comedian Dara O’Briain is coming to Bradford, it has been announced. The Irish funnyman, who hosts BBC2’s Mock the Week and The Apprentice: You’re Fired, is bringing his show, Craic Dealer, to St George’s Hall this autumn. The gig follows his 150-date

  • Hunt on in Bradford for sham wedding woman

    Police have launched an appeal to track down a Polish woman on the run despite being convicted of organising a series of sham marriages. Detectives believe Andzelina Surmaj is somewhere in Bradford, the city where she had been living before

  • Bradford City fans forced to bury friendly fervour

    It could be the friendly to beat all friendlies at Valley Parade. When Bury’s pre-season visit on August 4 was announced a while back, it was greeted with the usual shrug of a shoulder. City facing a League One club in the build-up is

  • Son pays tribute to hero father

    The son of a Second World War veteran, who died earlier this month, has paid tribute to his father’s heroic wartime efforts. Ron Hadaway, who lived in Skipton for 20 years, died on June 10 at the age of 92. Mr Hadaway was one of the last three survivors

  • Ronaldo gets my vote for best player on the planet

    The debate that has raged in a million living rooms has been settled in ours at least. We’re no longer arguing about who is the best footballer on the planet. Move over Messi. The verdict from the Parker jury is a unanimous shout for Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Successful Barkerend slimmer to carry torch

    A hospital worker who showed the commitment of an Olympic athlete to lose half her body weight and transform her life will carry the Olympic Torch on Monday. Michelle Lay-Flurrie, 34, of Barkerend, who works as a technician in the plaster room in orthopaedic

  • Proud moment for our athletes

    A double medallist and a talented teenage athlete both got their hands on the Olympic torch yesterday. Great Britain rower Debbie Flood, from Guiseley, who won silver medals at both the 2004 and 2008 Olympic games in Athens and Beijing, carried the flame

  • ‘Horrendous’ plight of £4m funding gap

    Senior Bradford councillors yesterday discussed the implications of Government plans to reduce support for Council Tax benefit as part of reforms which will see local authorities taking on responsibility for the benefit. Under the new arrangements

  • Pack up your troubles for war event

    Military enthusiasts are flocking to Hunsworth, Cleckheaton, this weekend for The Yorkshire Wartime experience, which got underway yesterday. Located on 30 acres of land known as the Strawberry Fields, the event involves one of the largest

  • Danger driver spared jail after antique shop incident

    A woman who “very nearly killed” an antique shop owner who clung to the bonnet of her car as he tried to stop her driving off has been given a suspended jail sentence. Mandy McGuigan was banned from driving when she appeared at Bradford Crown

  • Gran tells how she fought with Eccleshill knifeman

    Brave grannie Jean Hoodless battled with an armed robber in her home – telling him “my knife is bigger than yours”. Drug addict John Surtees got more than he bargained for after walking into 65-year-old Miss Hoodless’s living room, pointing

  • Derek VERITY

    VERITY Derek Dad, words can't ever express how much we love and miss you and think about you every day with a smile. Love always, Rachael and Adam. Miss you loads, Grandad, love, Max and Jackson.

  • doreen wignall

    WIGNALL Doreen Died, June 23, 1998. This day is remembered and quietly kept, No words are needed, I'll never forget. God bless you, Doreen. Loving husband Bernard. xxx

  • Javaz Daniels

    DANIELS Javaz A true legend To a dearly loved brother. Although we smile and make no fuss, No one misses him more than us And when old times we oft recall, Then we miss him most of all. Love, Kelly, Joe, Bobby-jo, Shavaz and Edward. xxxxx

  • ivy blossom hill-hands

    Ivy-Blossom HILL-HANDS Happy 1st Birthday princess, loads of love hugs and kisses. Mammy, Daddy, Skye and Harley-jay Xxxxx

  • gary kelly

    KELLY Gary I think about you every day And pray for you each night, You're always on my mind and never out of sight. God bless. From Nana. xxx

  • Ashley TAYLOR

    Ashley TAYLOR Congratulations on your 18th Have a great party With all our love, Mum and Dad xxx

  • Ashley TAYLOR

    Ashley TAYLOR Happy 18th Bro, Love, Kevin, Nicholas and Aiko xxx

  • Ashley TAYLOR

    Ashley TAYLOR Happy 18th birthday, Have a fantastic party, Lots of love, Grandad, Cracker and Barney. xxx

  • javaz daniels

    DANIELS Javaz To my special husband. Two years ago my world was taken away, I lost my husband, my best friend But in my heart you will stay forever. Love you. Your wife Pauline. xxx

  • gary Kelly

    KELLY Gary Your vacant place no one can fill, We miss you now and always will. Love from Darren, Gaby and Declan. xxx


    FIELDHOUSE Kathleen May June 23, 1976 This day is remembered and quietly kept, No words are needed, As we who loved you, Will never forget you. Love and miss you always. Your ever loving sons, daughters and grandchildren xxx

  • janet lister

    LISTER Janet Miss you so much Jan. Husband Jimmy. x


    McSHERRY Marie Ann We miss you more than words can say, But you walk beside us every day. Forgotten never, Loved forever. Sasha x, Mum x, Nigel x and Paul x


    John Paul BAILEY June 24. Happy 20th birthday. Love of love from Mum, Sarah, James, Lucas and Logan and all the family xxxx


    FEARNLEY John June 23, 2010. You were the best, This world could hold, Two helping hands, A heart of gold, A happy nature, So kind and true, These lovely memories, I have of you. Your loving wife Mary. xxx

  • Javaz Daniels

    DANIELS Javaz A dearly loved son Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear. Lots of love, Mum. xxx

  • adam braid

    Adam BRAID Sunday, June 24. Have a great birthday and an even better holiday! Lots of love from Grandad, Nanna, Mark, Sharon and Robert xxx

  • gary kelly

    KELLY Gary So many times I've missed you, So many times I've cried, If all my love could have saved you, You never would have died. All my love as always Mum. xxxx


    DANIELS Javaz June 24 2 years Today. You can shed tears that he is gone, Or you can smile because he lived, You can close your eyes and pray that he will come back, Or you can open your eyes and see all that he has left. Your heart can be empty because

  • Gary Kelly

    KELLY Gary Loved and remembered every day. Love from Dad. xx