25 Years Ago: Take That mania had swept through record shops in Bradford as the teen heartthrobs launched their new album “Everything Changes.” According to one spokesman from the HMV store in Broadway, sales had almost reached the 100 mark.

50 Years Ago: Bradford’s first electrically operated level crossing barrier, in Hall Lane, was now in action. Controlled from an adjacent signal box, the gate consisted of folding steel skirts to prevent children walking underneath when in the down position.