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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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“They erased my son from the planet” Keighley Father begs for justice after son’s death

“They erased my son from the planet” Keighley Father begs for justice after son’s death

  By Alex Rhodes A father has pleaded for anyone with information to contact West Yorkshire Police following a fresh appeal to find those responsible for killing his autistic son, in a house fire, in April, 2009. David Clough told BCB that the past five years have been ‘like hell’ for him knowing that his 12-year-old son was killed in […]

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Residents feel unsafe in Bradford

Residents feel unsafe in Bradford

By Anders Anglesey Bradford residents do not feel safe in their city according to a survey published by YouGov earlier today. The poll, based on residents perceptions, declared Bradford as Britain’s least safe city and was the only city out of a shortlist of ten major cities where the majority of respondent s feeling unsafe (42%) rather than safe (35%). […]

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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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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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Former Chelsea winger pens new deal with Bradford City

Former Chelsea winger pens new deal with Bradford City

Bantam’s Portuguese winger, Filipe Morais, has signed a new deal with the League One side that will see him stay at Coral Windows Stadium until the end of 2014. Morais, who has started four of the Bantams seven matches, confirmed his immediate future to the club after his initial short term contract expired on Sunday. The winger started his career […]

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Child groomer jailed after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in Bradford

Child groomer jailed after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in Bradford

A man has been jailed for six years after admitting to four counts of sexual assault at Bradford Crown Court earlier this year. Akif Ali, 24, from Lidget Green targeted a then 15-year-old girl for several months on social media before he met and sexually assaulted her in February. Ali, who was already registered as a sex offender, was also […]

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