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Dog theft in West Yorkshire on the rise

Dog theft in West Yorkshire on the rise

By Abi Bates A WEST YORKSHIRE kennel owner has issued a warning to pet owners as dog theft continues to rise. In June 2016 the rise in dog theft was up 22% since 2014, with offenders being known to target specific breeds to make money. Social media has become a big part of highlighting the issue with many groups on Facebook such […]

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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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Police appeal for witnesses of attempted arson attack in Batley

Police appeal for witnesses of attempted arson attack in Batley

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a suspect attempted to set a glass bottle on fire outside of a house on Surrey Street, last night. The suspect also threw a number of items at the property before attempting to set the gas bottle alight outside the house around 2am last night. But the occupant was able to extinguish […]

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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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