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Countdown’s Rachel Riley wants more school girls to get interested in Maths and Sciences

Countdown’s Rachel Riley wants more school girls to get interested in Maths and Sciences

  The countdown and Strictly Come Dancing star has called on young girls to take up Maths and Science following a new survey that shows a rising interest in these subjects amongst children. The survey, by the Cambridge Occupational Analysts, has found more students are interested in S.T.E.M subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) than others, such as English and […]

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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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Mother and toddler appalled by van driver’s lewd act

Police are searching for a white male, in his forties, who exposed himself to a mother and her child.

A van driver exposed himself to a mother and toddler and committed a lewd act at a bus stop in Leeds last month. The 26-year-old mother was waiting at a bus stop outside the Moor Allerton shopping centre with her two-year-old, on Wednesday, August 27, when the van driver approached them.

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Bradford Bulls signing Clough ready to fight for promotion

Bradford Bulls signing Clough ready to fight for promotion

Front-rower Paul Clough said he is ready to fight for every point and return the Bulls to the Super League next season after signing a two-year deal with the club. Clough has made over 200 Super League appearances for St Helens and Widnes Vikings and was unveiled to Bulls supporters at last week’s Evening with the Bulls. The Two-time Challenge […]

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Reti or not? Chesstival is returning to Bradford

Reti or not? Chesstival is returning to Bradford

Chess enthusiasts from Bradford and beyond will take part in a daylong celebration of the popular board game in the city centre tomorrow. Players will find a wide range of activities and challenges available throughout the day ranging from giant chess set matches, coaching sessions and rapid chess matches against grand wizards.

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Bradford Muslims concerned there is a ‘witch hunt’ against them

Bradford Muslims concerned there is a ‘witch hunt’ against them

Muslims from across Bradford attended a meeting last night to discuss what impact Birmingham’s Trojan horse investigation has had on them as a religious community.

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Purtell extends stay with Bulls

Purtell extends stay with Bulls

By Anders Anglesey Australian centre, Adrian Purtell, committed his future to Bradford Bulls after agreeing a one-year-deal with the club, yesterday. The 29-year-old is now the fifteenth member of the Bull’s squad to re-sign ahead of the new campaign and takes the squad roster to 23. Purtell said he was happy to extend his stay at the club stating it […]

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Bradford pays tribute to bond villain actor Richard Kiel who passed away aged 74

Bradford pays tribute to bond villain actor Richard Kiel who passed away aged 74

  Bond fans across Bradford have paid tribute to American actor, Richard Kiel, best known as Iconic steel-toothed villain Jaws, who died at 74. The towering 7ft 2ins Kiel, who starred in Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker, passed away at a hospital in California, yesterday. Bradford’s National Media Museum Projection Manager, Duncan McGregor met  the actor […]

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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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