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Man arrested following fatal car collision in Leeds

Man arrested following fatal car collision in Leeds

A man has been arrested following a collision that left a passenger dead in Leeds. A 24-year-old, from Wetherby, was arrested this morning on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently in police custody in Leeds. Passenger, Luke Goodyear, 23, from Leeds, sustained fatal injuries when the silver Toyota Aygo he was traveling in collided with a […]

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Conservative Community Secretary to visit Bradford community projects

Conservative Community Secretary to visit Bradford community projects

A Conservative front-bencher will visit Bradford to see what effect community based projects are having on the city. Community Secretary, Eric Pickles, 62, from Keighley, will visit Bradford based community projects tomorrow to see the positive impact they are having on local residents. Mr Pickles will meet with organisers and members of the‘Thank You Bradford Project’ which enables asylum seekers […]

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‘Bradford’s got a lot to shout about’ Executive hails city before scheme launch

‘Bradford’s got a lot to shout about’ Executive hails city before scheme launch

A Chief Executive has hailed Bradford’s achievements before a new scheme launches to improve visitors’ experiences when coming to the city. The training course will provide taxi drivers with information on Bradford’s history and main attractions while also giving tips on how to improve customer service. Bradford taxi driver, Aurangzeb Khan, 55, said he thought the test was a good […]

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New Business Park aims to create 1,000 new jobs in West Yorkshire

New Business Park aims to create 1,000 new jobs in West Yorkshire

A company has unveiled plans to transform a former water treatment plant into a business park which could generate 1,000 new jobs in the region. Keyland Developments Ltd plan to create around 500,000 sq ft of employment space after securing the former North Bierley Waste Water Treatment Works and and will be submitting a planning application to transform it into […]

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85-year-old Leeds pensioner dies following road collision

85-year-old Leeds pensioner dies following road collision

An 85-year-old woman from Leeds has died after sustaining serious injuries following a car crash near Copmanthorpe near York. Doreen Myers was a front seat passenger when the blue Skoda Fabia she was travelling in collided with a black Toyota Yaris at Manor Heath and Hallcroft Lane crossroads. The collision is believed to have happened at around 5.30pm, Thursday, August […]

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Bradford school wrongly given poor grading ‘galvanised’ to be outstanding

Bradford school wrongly given poor grading ‘galvanised’ to be outstanding

A Principal at a Bradford school that was wrongly given a poor grading by Ofsted has said it has galvanised staff at the school to provide an outstanding education for their pupils. Whetley Academy was given a ‘requires improvement’ grading from the school regulator but later overturned their original verdict, given in June, and issued the academy a good rating. […]

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Motorcyclist seriously injured after Bradford crash

Motorcyclist seriously injured after Bradford crash

A man has been seriously injured after his motorcycle crashed into metal railings in Bradford. The 32-year-old was taken to hospital after he suffered serious injuries to his chest and arms when the his black Yamaha 600 veered off the road and collided with metal railings. He was traveling along Legrams lane towards Ingelby Road at around 6.17pm, September 20, […]

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Bradford man faces £45,000 fine for selling pirate DVDs

Bradford man faces £45,000 fine for selling pirate DVDs

A Bradford man has been ordered to pay back £45,138 for selling pirate DVDs from a shop in Thornton Road. Adrees Malik, 45, of Brude Road, Bradford, was already serving a prison sentence for selling the DVDs when the West Yorkshire Trading Standards ordered him to pay the substantial damages. 5834 copies of fake discs were seized from Mr Malik […]

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Bradford pioneers healthy eating scheme

Bradford pioneers healthy eating scheme

Bradford is one of seven cities from across the continent that will take part in the year long “We love eating” campaign that promotes eating healthier food and exercising more regularly over dieting. The new scheme has an increased sense of urgency as latest statistics from the NHS say that a quarter of England’s population are obese and numbers are […]

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Updated: Scotland says No Thanks to independence

Updated: Scotland says No Thanks to independence

Scottish voters rejected independence 55% to 45% in a referendum that saw a record number of the electorate turnout to cast their ballots. Polling figures across Scotland showed an average 85% turnout for the independence referendum from the country’s 32 constituencies, edging turnout numbers from the 1940s and 1950s. The No campaign started strongly winning comfortable majorities in Clackmannanshire and […]

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