25 Years Ago: A revolutionary scheme where people could trade their skills rather than pay cash had been launched in Bradford. Named the Local Exchange Transaction Scheme (LETS), people could use their skills ranging from babysitting to bricklaying to gain credit, instead of using pounds and pence.

50 Years Ago: Bradford Council Municipal Undertakings Committee proposed the purchase of 90 new motor buses over the next three years to coincide with the approach of the end of the trolley buses in Bradford.