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‘Elfie Selfies’ help raise funds for local dementia charity

Staff and residents from Brookfield Care Home and Staveley Birkleas Nursing Home which are both in Nab Wood Shipley, and Beanlands Nursing Home in Cross Hills, have enjoyed a special ‘Elf Day’, where its staff dressed up as elves and posed for ‘elfie selfies’ with residents, as part of a national fundraising campaign run by […]
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Dangerous driving crackdown begins in Batley & Spen

Speeding drivers are to be taken to task in Batley and Spen through a pre-Christmas police crackdown. The Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing Team is to launch a swathe of anti-speeding and danger driving prevention operations throughout December in response to concerns about speeding in the area. Multiple operations are planned for December and then […]
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Employees ringfence ownership of Bradford fencing firm

A Bradford company that provides large-scale fencing solutions to the construction, housing, education, sports and recreational sectors, is now owned by its employees, after transferring into an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). Davison Fencing was established more than 30 years ago as a family business. Today the company is a leading installer of mesh panel systems, […]
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Murder enquiry launched by police in Bradford after a woman with serious injuries dies

Police in Bradford has launched a murder enquiry after a woman died in the early hours of this morning (21/11). The Ambulance service contacted the police at 4:44am to reports of a woman with serious injuries at an address on Sherbourne Road in Bradford. The woman died a short time later as a result of […]
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Winter Sparkle arrives in the Bradford district

The Sparkling Bradford Winter campaign commences as the Festive Launch and official Christmas lights switch on for Bradford city centre takes place today, Saturday 13 November at The Broadway, Bradford with a host of celebrity guests. Tinchy Stryder, Jake Quickenden, Elsa and Anna from Frozen, and Ellie Sax will be performing throughout the day. The […]
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Have your say on Kirklees Council plans to improve the A629 Wakefield Road

Kirklees Council are asking for views on plans to improve part of the A629 Wakefield Road for people walking, cycling and travelling by bus. The plans, which have been developed by Kirklees Council in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, aim to make it easier to travel between Huddersfield town centre and Waterloo. The […]
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Man from Pudsey jailed for perverting the course of justice

A Pudsey man has been jailed for perverting the course of justice after providing misleading details about a car to officers on eight separate occasions. Saif Butt, aged 25, of The Knoll, Pudsey, was the insured party for a Vauxhall Astra caught speeding eight times over a period of eight months at locations across West […]
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BookTrust Storytime Award in Bradford libraries

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 […]
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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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