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Woman seriously injured after being hit by an HGV while crossing a zebra crossing in Keighley

A woman has been seriously injured after she was hit by an HGV while crossing at a zebra crossing on Aireworth Street on Friday (8 October). The incident happened at about 1:44pm when the DAF HGV, which had been stationary at the crossing to let other pedestrians pass, collided with the woman on the nearside […]
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Bradford swimmers selected for Swim England National Development Programme

Three swimmers from the Bradford District have been selected to take part in the Swim England National Development Programme for 2021. Keira Hinchliffe aged 14, Sophia Gledhill aged 14 and Freddy Dean aged 12, who all swim with the Council run Bradford Aquatics Swimming Development Elite Coaching Scheme have been chosen to proceed to the […]
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Bradford district partnership scoops National Award

Bradford Council has picked up a prestigious national Local Government award from the Municipal Journal for Innovation in Building Diversity, for its partnership work during the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2020 Bradford Council, Centre for Applied Education Research, Bradford Teaching Hospitals and Bradford Institute for Health Research brought together their data, scientists and families to […]
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Thousands of people in North East and North Cumbria invited to help NHS trial new cancer test

North East and North Cumbria have been selected as one of eight areas of the country to take part in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. People in North East and North Cumbria will be among the first to […]
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Man charged following the death of a Pudsey woman at Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh

Police in Scotland has charged a man in connection with the suspicious death of a woman in Edinburgh. Fawziyah Javed aged 31 from Pudsey, fell from the famous landmark on Thursday 2 September. Emergency series was called at around 9pm, but Ms Javed died at the scene a short time later. Her death was being […]
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  • Aaliyah: After Antigone review – Sophocles’s moral dilemmas play out in Bradford
    by Mark Fisher on 11th October 2021 at 6:00 am

    Impact Hub Bradford and onlineStruggling zero-hours sisters risk everything as Kamal Kaan’s angsty play transplants the action from Ancient Greece There is a home secretary hell bent on protecting UK borders. There is a charity worker being deported to a country where his homosexuality is a crime. And there are two British Bengali sisters, struggling in zero-hours cleaning jobs, whose acts of civil disobedience risk them losing their nationality. The mood might be heightened, but the […]

  • Eight candidates for the next UK city of culture announced
    by Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent on 8th October 2021 at 12:01 am

    Areas will receive £40,000 grants to support the next step of their applications to succeed Coventry Armagh City, Bradford, County Durham and Stirling are among the eight places in the UK longlisted to become the next city of culture, after a record of 20 bids. Cornwall, Derby, Southampton, and Wrexham County Borough are also in the running to host the year of cultural festivities in 2025, the culture secretary, Nadine Dorries, announced on Friday. Continue reading...

  • Peaceophobia review – how to build a car and a community
    by Catherine Love on 15th September 2021 at 9:40 pm

    Oastler Market Car Park, BradfordBradford-based performers use their passion for modified motors to explore the challenges faced by Muslim men in Britain today There’s a striking moment in Peaceophobia when the cars – the scene-stealers of Common Wealth’s new show – start speaking back. While one of the performers tries to tell us the history of his beloved VW Golf, a voice from the vehicle interrupts with a chronicle of racism and Islamophobia in Britain. The founding of the BNP. The […]

  • Channel 4 opens new HQ in Leeds as it fights against privatisation
    by Helen Pidd North of England editor on 5th September 2021 at 2:47 pm

    Bosses hope move away from London will soften government attempts to sell off broadcaster Channel 4 will open its national headquarters in Leeds on Monday as it fights against a government threatening to sell it off to the highest bidder. About 200 of the channel’s 912 staff will initially work out of the former Majestyk nightclub, in a move that has been three years in the making after Leeds beat off competition from Birmingham and Manchester. Continue reading...

  • Record 20 places vie to succeed Coventry as UK city of culture
    by PA Media on 20th August 2021 at 6:00 am

    Applications received from all four home nations and winner will be announced in May next year A record 20 places in the UK have put in bids to be the next city of culture. Wolverhampton in England, Stirling in Scotland, Conwy county in Wales and a joint application from Armagh city, Banbridge and Craigavon in Northern Ireland are among those to have expressed an interest in hosting a year of cultural festivities in 2025. Continue reading...

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  • BookTrust Storytime Award in Bradford libraries
    by bradfordzone on 15th October 2021 at 5:34 pm

    Families that visit Bradford Libraries this autumn are helping BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, to vote for the BookTrust Story Time Prize. BookTrust, in collaboration with the nations libraries is piloting a new, national library experience called BookTrust Storytime which will incorporate the Story Time Prize.Developed in partnership with libraries, local authorities and The post BookTrust Storytime Award in Bradford libraries appeared first on Bradford Zone.

  • New Bradford Top of Town pictures revealed
    by bradfordzone on 15th October 2021 at 3:57 pm

    Bradford Council has released some exciting new designs illustrating how the city’s ‘Top of Town’ conservation area could be transformed into a thriving, attractive, healthy and green heritage site. The new designs take into consideration feedback gathered in a public consultation run-in earlier this year and have been created to carefully complement the area’s highly The post New Bradford Top of Town pictures revealed appeared first on Bradford Zone.

  • Social media weapons seller from Bradford is jailed
    by bradfordzone on 14th October 2021 at 4:36 pm

    A man from Bradford has been jailed for seven years for illegally possessing a firearm and ammunition. Khuram Yaqoob was jailed today (Thursday) at Bradford Crown Court after he pleaded guilty to both charges. On 30 June this year, officers from Programme Precision at Bradford executed a warrant Yaqoob’s address in Westlands Drive, Bradford after The post Social media weapons seller from Bradford is jailed appeared first on Bradford Zone.

  • Leaky barriers installed in Ilkley Moor as part of flood management project
    by bradfordzone on 14th October 2021 at 4:23 pm

    A series of leaky barriers and earth bunds (earth formed into an embankment to form a flood barrier) are being built on Ilkley Moor, as the next steps in Backstone Beck Natural Flood Management Project start this week. Timber is being used to create some new structures to slow drainage and help restore peatlands. Earth The post Leaky barriers installed in Ilkley Moor as part of flood management project appeared first on Bradford Zone.

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