25 Years Ago: Butchers across the district were rejoicing at the news that the battle to save the great British banger looked set to end in victory, after a European directive on additives in foods had been dropped. Mushy peas, Kippers and cocktail cherries were also saved from the chop.

50 Years Ago: Bradford Park Avenue Supporters’ Club agreed to make an immediate “life-saving” gift of £750 after the club announced that it was facing one of the biggest financial crises of its history.