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Appeal to find relatives of pensioner found dead in Bradford

Appeal to find relatives of pensioner found dead in Bradford

By Anders Anglesey Coroners have issued an appeal to relatives of Trevor Dalby to come forward after he was found dead at an address in Little Horton, last weekend. The 67-year-old died of natural causes at his home in Seldon Street, last Sunday, and coroners are eager for relatives or anyone with information to contact Coroners Officer Symone Holmes on […]

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‘Explosive’ Davies agrees two-year deal with Bulls

‘Explosive’ Davies agrees two-year deal with Bulls

By Anders Anglesey Australian front-rower Karl Davies has made the switch to Bradford from Queensland side Mackay Cutters after agreeing a two-year deal, earlier today. The 22-year-old, known as ‘The Lumberjack,’ is the Championship-bound club’s eighth signing and has stated that he is ready to sink his teeth into a new challenge. He said: “I believe I can bring a […]

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Revolutionary robotic surgery sees three times as many cancer operations in Bradford since 2012

Revolutionary robotic surgery sees three times as many cancer operations in Bradford since 2012

By Anders Anglesey Surgeons will observe a pioneering robotic operation tomorrow that has helped sufferers of prostate cancer recover more quickly after surgery. The robot-assisted procedure allows surgeons to use finer instruments, in a more precise manner that causes less damage and blood loss to the body, which can lead to a speedier recovery for the patient. Bradford Teaching Hospitals’ […]

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Yorkshire gets a taste of pioneering arts at culture festival

Yorkshire gets a taste of pioneering arts at culture festival

Bradford will be treated to punk-poets, folk musicians and film directors when the RECON festival arrives at venues across the city, later this month The festival will bring some of the world’s leading artists to West Yorkshire, some of whom have had their work featured at the Tate Modern and other leading art installations. Director Anand Patwardhan and musician King […]

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Gibraltar lose 7-0 to Poland in first international game

Gibraltar lose 7-0 to Poland in first international game

By Alex Rhodes Gibraltar’s first competitive international football match ended in disappointment last night after they lost 7-0 to a dominant Polish side. Gibraltar is UEFA’s newest member and they now face an uphill battle if they still want to qualify for the 2016 European Championship. The red and whites were only a goal ahead after the first half but […]

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Narrow escape after floor collapses at baby’s birthday party

Narrow escape after floor collapses at baby’s birthday party

By Alex Rhodes A baby’s first birthday party almost ended in tragedy when the kitchen floor collapsed at a house in Bradford. Five people plunged through the floor and into the cellar at a property in West Bowling on Saturday. Three fire engines attended the scene and two people were taken to hospital for treatment. Fortunately none of the injuries […]

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Second Royal baby on the way for Will and Kate

The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child, Clarence House has announced this morning. Like her first pregnancy, Kate is suffering severe morning sickness and being treated today by doctors at Kensington Palace. She has cancelled an appearance at a planned engagement in Oxford. The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news.

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Bradford City can go top with win over Yeovil

Bradford City can go top with win over Yeovil

The Bantams can make League One’s top spot their own if they secure a win against Yeovil Town at home, tomorrow afternoon. Fifth placed City have had a decent start to the season, having chalked up ten points from their first five games, and can leapfrog the sides above them should results go their way. Yeovil will arrive at the […]

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Pensioner threatened and car jacked in Bradford

Pensioner threatened and car jacked in Bradford

A 68-year-old pensioner was threatened and forced out of his car by two men on Rooley Avenue, at 10.40am, yesterday morning. The pair, dressed in dark clothing, approached the pensioner’s Red Ford Focus before they threatened and forced him out of his car then drove towards Staygate Roundabout. The man was shocked, but was not harmed during the incident. Detective […]

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Risks posed by e-cigarettes downplayed by health experts

Risks posed by e-cigarettes downplayed by health experts

By Liam Smedley Researchers have said the devices could save thousands of lives and are critical of the World Health Organisation’s claim that e-cigarettes can lead young people to take up smoking later in life. The health experts, from University College London, have suggested that around 6,000 premature deaths could be prevented for every 1 million smokers should they made […]

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