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  • John Barratt obituary
    by Lily Barratt on 28th December 2023 at 4:43 pm

    My grandfather, John Barratt, who has died aged 89, was a local government leader who served as chief executive of Cambridgeshire county council. When he took on that newly created role in 1973, he was the youngest council chief executive in Britain at 40. He served until 1986, including a secondment to Zimbabwe in 1980 to oversee local elections following the end of white minority rule in what was then Rhodesia.After his retirement from the council, he led numerous public inquiries, notably […]

  • The week in classical: The Barber of Seville; Apartment House – review
    by Fiona Maddocks on 2nd December 2023 at 12:30 pm

    St George’s Hall, Bradford; St Paul’s Hall, HuddersfieldIan McMillan’s Rossini in ‘proper Yorkshire’ flummoxes and charms, while Huddersfield clings on at the cliff edge of experiment“Hod on theer!/ What’s all this fuddle/ Would yore mind tellin?/ What’s all this shartin/ Rawpin and screamin?” This is Rossini refracted through Yorkshire dialect via the poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan. His skilful adaptation of The Barber of Seville, written for Bradford as part of a new […]

  • ‘We don’t have a choice’: Bradford’s rough sleepers dismayed by Braverman’s tent attack
    by Robyn Vinter, North of England correspondent on 7th November 2023 at 2:31 pm

    As home secretary rails against homeless people’s ‘lifestyle choice’, those on the streets say their tents are instead a lifelineThis is the first time Nicky Hudson has lived on the streets, and she is not doing well. She has been sleeping for the past couple of weeks in a tent underneath railway arches at Forster Square in Bradford, West Yorkshire.The arches are home to about a dozen people, sleeping in tents, mostly in camps of two or three, split across five arches. It is the most […]

  • Fay Kramrisch obituary
    by Irene Blaston on 20th October 2023 at 4:20 pm

    My cousin Fay Kramrisch, who has died aged 98, was a much-loved figure in education around Bradford in West Yorkshire, where many a senior local dignitary referred to her affectionately as “Auntie Fay”.A teacher in Bradford, Fay served on various education-related committees across the city, including as president and treasurer of the Bradford Schools Athletic Association and secretary of the Bradford Schools Drama Committee. She also volunteered as a youth leader. Continue reading...

  • Reader, they lived there: campaign to save Brontës’ Bradford birthplace as it goes on sale
    by David Barnett on 14th October 2023 at 3:00 pm

    A crowdfunding drive led by TV presenter Christa Ackroyd aims to make the first home of the literary siblings a tourist destination and source of inspirationAround a million visitors a year beat a path to Haworth, the small West Yorkshire town nestling in the windy moors of the Worth Valley – mainly to see the home of the Brontë sisters.The house that writers Charlotte, Anne and Emily shared with their father, church minister Patrick, and their wayward brother, Branwell, is a major tourist […]

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