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Opinions divided as Margaret Thatcher is put forward as the face of the new £50 note.

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher speaks during the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool

By Harry McMullen This week the Royal Mint has announced plans to allow the British public to elect the person they wish to feature on the upcoming £50 note. Margaret Thatcher is one candidate that has been put forward but the decision to elect her is cause of much debate across social media. Thatcher was the Conservative Prime Minster from […]

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Brexit worries for traders at Horsforth farmers’ market as Theresa May given power to trigger Article 50

Brexit worries for traders at Horsforth farmers’ market as Theresa May given power to trigger Article 50

By Lauren Entwistle STALL-HOLDERS at Horsforth’s monthly farmers’ market say they are worried Brexit may harm their trade.

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Bradford’s Westfield Shopping Centre on course for late 2015 opening

Bradford’s Westfield Shopping Centre on course for late 2015 opening

Christmas shoppers should take note as Bradford’s Westfield Shopping Centre is set to open its doors in late 2015. At a guided tour yesterday it was confirmed that the £260 million development, on Westfield Broadway, will meet its target for opening late next year. Westfield’s Project Director, Mervyn Lowe, was pleased the shopping centre was going to meet its target […]

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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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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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Men arrested after mother and son attack

Men arrested after mother and son attack

A mother and son were beaten in their home in Dewsbury when two men entered the property and attacked them. A 30-year-old from Bradford and a 29-year-old from Cleckheaton are being held in relation to the attack where the mother was punched in the face and her son had his nostril split after being struck with a taser. It is […]

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Bradford does the Great Poppadom Challenge

Bradford does the Great Poppadom Challenge

Locals stuffed their faces last night hoping they could set individual records for most poppadums eaten in one-minute at the Great Poppadum Challenge in Cleckheaton. Aakash restaurant set the challenge to see how many poppadoms could be eaten in one minute, at one time.

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Vandals trash Bradford community centre

Vandals trash Bradford community centre

Yobs trashed a community centre  last weekend in what has been described as a ‘deliberate act of vandalism.’ The discovery was made by a volunteer at the Pakistan and Worldwide Link Community Centre and found that Vandals had broken into the building, wreaking havoc on everything in sight.

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Bradford is doing enough to protect vulnerable young people, investigation finds

Bradford is doing enough to protect vulnerable young people, investigation finds

The city’s children’s service was called ‘a beacon of good service’ by top authorities last night following concerns that a number of children of children across the city were at risk of being abused. The Children’s Services Committee was praised by the city’s safeguarding board after the investigation was triggered upon the revelation that around 100 children faced a real […]

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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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