25 years ago: A team of mobile advice workers was to be set up by the new Labour-led Bradford Council to help people claim thousands in unpaid benefits, replacing the network of benefits shops axed by the previous Tory administration.

50 years ago: A long-standing feud over a noisy dog came to a head when a 62-year-old Shipley woman hit her 74-year-old neighbour with an old mop handle, causing a head injury that required three stitches. She was placed on probation for 12 months by Bingley magistrates.