25 years ago: Bradford City Mission, which had folded more than a decade ago, was set to be revived to cater for the “growing number of homeless people” in the city, also offering support for drug addicts and single-parent families.

50 years ago: A fierce fire swept through a single-storey office block at Leeds-Bradford Airport in Yeadon, with customers records for about 20,000 bookings lost in the blaze, which was estimated to have caused more than £30,000 in damages.