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A mother of three, Chairman for Mosaic Yorkshire, a business woman and a solicitor with a conscience. Sarah Khan Bashir moved to Bradford 25 years ago and has never looked back. Recently awarded with a MBE she hates sitting idle. Apart from working hard to beat clan politics, she...
30 minutes with David Ward:  ‘My apology is not because I feel I said something wrong, but it is to those who have misinterpreted what I said’  By Fatima Patel As I walked into the MP for Bradford East’s office I’m greeted by a wall plastered with Thank You cards. David Ward...
Alleged Sexual Harassment at Council For Mosques. By Fatima Patel Sexual harassment is a serious problem in the world of work. Despite the spread of good practice that has seen progressive employers taking steps to protect the dignity of their workers, unfortunately sexual harassment still represents one of the largest areas...
Bradford Council's Chief Executive to leave after eight years in post It has been officially announced that Tony Reeves, Bradford Council’s Chief Executive has resigned from his job. He will be leaving his position to pursue a partner role in Deloitte’s Public Sector Advisory Practice. Here is a statement from...
Thousands turned out at BBC Studios, Media City, Manchester on Saturday 12 July to protest against the BBC's Gaza coverage. The demonstration was organised for a peaceful protest against what campaigners called ‘biased’ reporting of events in Gaza. They say the BBC in particular has failed to shed enough light...
Estimates suggest that the Tour De France boosted Yorkshire economy by £100m Yorkshire hosted the 'Grand Départ' of the world's biggest cycle race on Saturday 5 July, with stage two taking place on Sunday 6 July. With an estimated 2.5 million people coming to watch Le Tour on the streets of...
Plans announced by Foreign Secretary and Chancellor for Gandhi statue to be erected in London’s Parliament Square.The Foreign Secretary and Chancellor have announced plans for a statue of Mahatma Gandhi, the inspiration for non-violent civil rights movements around the world, to be erected in Parliament Square. A monument in a...