• Derelict pub blaze

    Fire crews from Fairweather Green and Shipley were called to a blaze at a derelict pub in Allerton tonight. A pile of rubbish was set alight inside the Old Kings Head Inn, Hill Top Lane at around 7.45pm. Crew Commander Ryan Tetlaw, of Fairweather Green

  • Brice is right as Woodlands go top

    It’s all change at the top of JCT600 Bradford League Division One thanks to an outstanding all-round performance from Chris Brice. He made a determined half-century to rescue his side from 44-5 and followed up by taking 6-16 as Woodlands inflicted

  • 'No GFH link to arrest of Haigh'

    Former Leeds United managing director David Haigh’s arrest in Dubai is not linked to the recent takeover of the club by Massimo Cellino or Cellino himself, according to the club’s former owners Gulf Finance House today. Haigh unwittingly flew himself

  • Kitchen on fire

    Two fire crews from Bradford and Idle were called to a kitchen fire at a house in Undercliffe today. A man was led to safety from the property in Heath Road by his next door neighbour at around 4.45pm. His wife, the only other occupant at the time

  • Brooks focusing on Yorkshire after another five-wicket haul

    Jack Brooks continued his outstanding Headingley record to deny Lancashire’s hopes of exploiting Yorkshire’s injury-hit attack during an absorbing second day of the Roses match. The former England Lions seamer took his tally of LV= County Championship

  • Woodlands in meaty Priestley Cup tie

    Woodlands, who are second in the JCT600 Bradford League First Division, have been drawn at home to Pudsey St Lawrence, who are currently third, in the third round of the Sovereign Health Care Priestley Cup. The tie between the 2006 winners and

  • Brooks among the wickets for Yorkshire

    Jack Brooks has added three further wickets to his tally this afternoon against Lancashire at Headingley as Yorkshire remain on top. Lancashire started the afternoon session at 178-5, but Brooks has removed Alex Davies, Glen Chapple and Tom Smith

  • Drighlington bypass crash

    A car veered off a bypass and into bushes yesterday morning. Two women in the Peugeot 206CC were able to get out before emergency services arrived at the Drighlington bypass early on Sunday. The collision caused extensive damage to the vehicle

  • Ovenden West Riding add Premier cup to collection

    The divisional cup finals finally wrapped up an extraordinary West Riding County Amateur League season. All the deciders were played in atrociously wet conditions, with Ovenden West Riding completing a Premier Division double by adding the cup

  • Brighouse Town Ladies recruiting players

    Brighouse Town Ladies have started recruiting for next season after a campaign which saw them finish as unbeaten champions to win promotion to the North East Regional Women’s League Premier Division. The club have introduced a second team, which

  • Sign up for tennis camp

    United Tennis Camps are holding a spring bank holiday camp for juniors at Salts Tennis Club from tomorrow until Friday. The course, which is staffed by fully-qualified CRB-checked staff, is for children of all abilities aged four to 16 and there

  • Plunkett leads Yorkshire bowling barrage

    Yorkshire enjoyed a productive morning to leave Lancashire wobbling at 178-5 as they took lunch on day two of the County Championship contest at Headingley. The Red Rose visitors had built a reasonable platform at 87-2 before play started this

  • Help Brighouse steps back into the ’40s

    Brighouse will be going back to the 1940s next month with vintage vehicles and re-enactors in period dress. The 1940s weekend takes place on Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8, in the town centre, from 10am to 4pm. There will be a full-sized replica

  • Waterfalls treat for Haworth Primary School children

    Year six children at Haworth Primary School enjoyed a picnic at Bronte Waterfalls. The day out at the iconic moorland landmark was organised as a treat for the pupils following their Sats. “The children had been working very hard indeed over

  • Oakworth ‘Party for Sue’ event raises £3k for charity

    A charity evening at Oakworth coined in more than £3,000. The cash is being split between Manorlands hospice and Cancer Research. Proceeds from the ‘Party for Sue’ – at Branshaw Golf Club – were boosted by a head shave by the organiser, Lynne

  • Family fun the Brownlee way

    World-renowned triathletes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee are playing a major role in a new scheme to urge families to take part in more physical activity this summer. The brothers, who both attended Bradford Grammar School and shot to prominence

  • Cummins left embarrassed by woeful start against Catalan

    Francis Cummins surveyed the wreckage of the Bulls’ thumping 46-4 defeat to Catalan and admitted: “That was embarrassing.” The Dragons breathed fire with a comfortable eight-try victory that put a massive dent in the Bulls’ survival hopes.

  • Fight for Shipley's public loos goes online

    The battle of Shipley loos went on-line this week with the start of a petition to save them from closure by Bradford Council and protect the rights and dignity of local elderly people. The Market Square toilets, which catered for 42,500 visitors

  • High hopes for Heaton in Bradford City defence

    Niall Heaton, the young defender with the booming throw-in, has been urged to hurl himself into the City senior ranks next term. Heaton, who turns 18 before pre-season, follows Oliver McBurnie into Phil Parkinson’s squad after signing a one-year

  • Relegation looks odds on after awful Bradford Bulls display

    Catalan Dragons 46, Bradford Bulls 4 Of all the thumping defeats that Bradford have suffered this season, and there have been a few, none felt quite as depressing as this. Catalan outclassed Francis Cummins’ men comprehensively, running in

  • Surgeon saves severed thumb of machete victim

    The Bradford shopkeeper who had his whole thumb sliced off by a machete has had it successfully re-attached by a top consultant plastic surgeon. Tasawar Iqbal suffered the appalling injury as he defended himself against five raiders at his Wibsey

  • ‘Censorship’ fear over new GCSE syllabus

    The ditching of Amercian classic novels from the GCSE syllabus “smacks of censorship” says Bradford’s politician in charge of education. Councillor Ralph Berry has heavily criticised Education Secretary Michael Gove after books including To Kill

  • Volunteers swap office for garden

    A Bradford community centre’s garden was transformed as volunteers took part in a makeover day. More than 20 staff from the housing provider Incommunities swapped the office for the outdoors as part of a national volunteering challenge. The

  • Officers’ search for crime suspect in Heaton

    Armed police searching for a crime suspect swooped on an address in Bradford yesterday but apparently failed to find their target. A convoy of around ten police vehicles, including firearms officers and dogs, arrived at a flat in Emm Lane, Heaton

  • An open invitation to visit city’s mosques

    Curious visitors were invited into Bradford Central Mosque this weekend as a direct result of the controversial visit by Britain First members who arrived unannounced to distribute Bibles. The mosque has made it clear that visitors who do not share