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  • One person taken to hospital after bedroom fire

    FIREFIGHTERS tackled a bedroom blaze in Keighley this afternoon. Crews were called out to the semi-detached house, in Shann Crescent, at about 3.10pm. One occupant was taken to Airedale Hospital as a precautionary measure after inhaling some

  • Why some areas in Bradford haven't been receiving their post

    ROYAL Mail has issued a statement following complaints of delayed mail in some areas of Bradford. The mail company highlighted it was having resourcing issues in its Bradford North branch, which it is in the process of addressing. People complained

  • Overwhelming support for Dales farmer's camping pods

    A DALES farmer looks set to have his plan to expand his tourism business at his farm in Airton approved after members of the national park's planning committee overwhelmingly chose to go against the advice of their officers. The application by

  • Patient rescued from the roof of Bradford Royal Infirmary

    A PATIENT had to be brought back to safety after a serious incident at a Bradford hospital. They were rescued from the roof of Bradford Royal Infirmary on Thursday night. West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue were called out

  • What will the weather be like in Bradford this weekend?

    Chris Roberts, of Bradford & Bingley Weatherline, brings us his regular weekly weather forecast for the days ahead High pressure is building from the south west and this will influence our weather for quite some time by pushing away the cool north-westerly

  • Bingley Weekender 2022 Friday line up and set times

    Bingley Weekender 2022 is expected to draw thousands of people in for the festival at Bradford Rugby Club. Taking place over the weekend of Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 7 it will feature headline performers from the likes of Rag’N’Bone Man

  • Missing Bradford woman now found safe and well

    Casey Prassad who was previously subject to a missing person appeal in Bradford has been found safe and well. Thank you to all those who shared the appeal and assisted with our enquiries.

  • Remember summer Playschemes? Check out our photos

    REMEMBER the fun of playschemes over the six-week summer holidays? The fun activity programmes kept youngsters entertained over the long school break while their parents were at work. Recognise anyone you know in our playscheme photos from

  • Mayor visits Bradford care home renamed by its residents

    A BRADFORD care home renamed by its residents has received a civic visit. Shakespeare Court is now called Chestnut Lodge after the new name was chosen by the home’s residents following a unanimous vote. Residents celebrated the day at the Butler

  • Cave rescue called out twice in same day

    CAVE rescue volunteers were called out twice in the same day to help one man in his 90s and a second in his 80s. The first call-out on Wednesday to the Cave Rescue Organisation was at 4.44pm to help the 94 year old resident of a remote farmhouse

  • What is today's Wordle? August 5 hints and answer

    Wordle has taken the world by storm, and if you’ve not given in to playing the daily game, we can guarantee you’ve seen the elusive squares all over social media. The aim of the game is to find a 5 letter word in only six attempts. The game

  • What are the symptoms of Monkeypox and how is it transmitted?

    Cases of Monkeypox are spreading globally, and while the risk is small, it is still essential to know the signs to look out for. According to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), as of 1 August 2022, there are 2672 confirmed and 87 highly probable

  • Reader letter: 'Ban firework sales'

    SIR - "Early hours fireworks menace causing misery" - T&A headline, August 1. Indeed they are. Labour councillor Si Cunningham states that the Council only has limited powers to control the problem, and that "central government doesn't seem

  • Bantams appoint stalwart Stuart to player-manager role

    BRADFORD City Women have appointed Charlotte Stuart as player-manager. Stuart, a club stalwart who has been at the Bantams for over a decade, was already assistant manager, but has now stepped up to the top job following the departure of former

  • Bradford hotel to be given new name in major rebranding push

    A BRADFORD hotel will soon undergo a major rebranding. The city branch of Jury’s Inn on Thornton Road will become Leonardo Hotel as part of a national rebranding push. A planning application has now been submitted for new signage on the 198

  • Help shape good food and healthy living strategies

    PEOPLE across Bradford are being invited to have their say on two key consultations that were launched early this week. The ‘good food strategy’ and the ‘physical activity strategy’ consultations are now live. The food strategy aims to transform

  • Former Telegraph & Argus photographer dies aged 86

    A FORMER Telegraph & Argus photographer has died aged 86. Michael Chuck, who worked at the T&A from 1960 to 1993, passed away at his home in Baildon. Originally from Pudsey, Mr Chuck attended Bradford Grammar School before first joining

  • Historic city centre pub awarded Grade II-listed status

    A BRADFORD city centre pub has been awarded a Grade II listing, with a heritage body describing it as a “rare survival” of a pub from that era. The New Beehive Inn on Westgate has just been granted listed status by Historic England, who acknowledged

  • John Michael CHUCK

    CHUCK John Michael Mike passed away peacefully at home on 20th July 2022. Beloved husband of June, adored dad of Annabel and Nicholas. Loving grandpa of Megan, Jasmin, Lily, Peter and Jim, father-in-law of Sally and Rex. Funeral service will take place

  • Peter Wilson HELLEWELL

    HELLEWELL Peter Wilson On 2nd August 2022 peacefully surrounded by his loving family aged 79 years. A much loved husband of Pat, adored dad to Lynne and Claire, fun loving grandad to Francesca, Annabelle, Emerald, Ailsa and Samantha, a dear father-in-law

  • Patricia HALLIDAY

    HALLIDAY Patricia "Pat" Passed suddenly whilst in care at Hillbro Residential Nursing Home, Baildon, on 1st August 2022. Loving wife to Harold and loving mother to sons Chris, Richard and David. She will be sadly missed.

  • Valerie Anne WELDON

    WELDON Valerie Anne ( nee Bell) On 27th July in hospital Valerie aged 75 years, dearly loved wife of the late John, much loved mum of Janice and Darren, dear mother-in-law of Roger and Claire, devoted nan to Joshua, Jordan, Olivia, Jayden and Dixon and

  • Jean JOBES

    JOBES Jean (nee Blackhall) Passed away peacefully on 24th July 2022, aged 95 years. Much loved sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The funeral service will be held on Friday

  • Carole SWITHENBANK

    SWITHENBANK Carole On 15th July 2022 Carole, aged 76 years of Shelf, passed away suddenly in hospital. The dearly loved wife of the late Brian, much loved mum of Paul, dear mother-in-law of Donna and a dear friend to many. Funeral Service and Cremation

  • Joan BALL

    BALL Joan Passed 24th July 2022. Widow to Alan Ball (deceased) and loving sister to Betty and Brenda (deceased). Sadly missed by her niece Hilary Fox and nephew in Canada Alistair Hick. No service, celebration of life to be held on 6th September 2022.

  • Dorothy PREECE

    PREECE Dorothy (nee Smith) Peacefully at home on 29th July, aged 96 years of Thackley. Beloved wife of the late Geoffrey, much loved mum of Vivienne and Julie, a proud grandma and great-grandma. Funeral service will be held at Rawdon Crematorium on Thursday

  • Neil WILSON

    WILSON Neil Formerly of Lidget Green, passed away peacefully in hospital on 22nd July 2022 aged 86 years. The dearly loved husband of Sylvia, much loved dad of Ian, Keith and David and a very dear father-in-law of Bernadette. Funeral service will be held

  • John DAWSON

    DAWSON John Of Eldwick, passed peacefully on 28th of July. A loving and loved father, grandfather and brother. John's funeral will be held at Nab Wood Crematorium on Wednesday 24th August at 2pm. Family flowers only please but donations in his memory

  • Evelyn HIRST

    HIRST Evelyn MBE (nee Bartley) Passed away peacefully after a brave battle with illness on 16th July 2022 aged 79 years at St John's Hospice in Bedford. Dearly beloved partner of Mick, loving sister of Paul, Jean, Joe, Lesley, Ann, Charles, Liz and Pam

  • Christine REEVE

    REEVE Christine On 1st August 2022, in hospital, Christine, aged 78 years. Dearly loved wife of the late George, much loved mum of Jason, daughter of the late George and Millie and dear sister of the late Susan. Service and committal will be held at the

  • Yorkshire well beaten by great rivals Lancashire in York

    AN on-point bowling display set up a comfortable Roses win for Lancashire at a packed York CC in the Royal London Cup. Luke Wells-led Lancashire got their campaign underway at the second attempt, after their opening Group B game against Essex at

  • Awesome foursome offer Avenue real variation up front

    VETERAN Bradford (Park Avenue) striker Oli Johnson will have plenty of company up top this season, with four forwards joining the club this summer. Jacob Blyth, Eddie Church, Will Longbottom and Lloyd Smith are all now plying their trade at Horsfall