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Two Bradford primary schools have both recently completed their expansions to accommodate more pupils. Brackenhill Primary School and Southmere Primary Academy will both become 2 form entry schools, allowing them to accommodate double the number of pupils they could previously accept. Each school will now be able to accommodate 420 pupils...
Bradford Council is asking for the public's views on the travel assistance it provides to school and college students. A far-reaching consultation opened on 24 November 2014 and runs until 15 February 2015. The Council has a duty to provide free travel assistance to school pupils who meet certain criteria and...
The festive season is a peak time for cyber-fraud so West Yorkshire Police is highlighting ‘The 12 online frauds of Christmas’ to protect people from internet crime. Last Christmas, between November 2013 and the end of February 2014, there were 485 reports of online shopping and auction fraud in West...
Restricting the access of terrorists to guns, ammunition and explosives is the primary aim of police activity on day five of National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week. Terrorists need weapons and equipment to plan and carry out their activities. By increasing awareness about the tools they rely on to operate, the...
Yorkshire woman Noor Ali, was one of many leading women announced as 2014 Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassador. The annual ceremony took place in central London attended by Dame Mary Perkins and several hundred leading business figures representing over 50 retail brands. Mrs Ali , was one of twelve...
Imagine the magical voice of Lata Mangeshkar combined with the velvet tones of Mohammed Rafi - both coming from one singer. Dual vocalist, Sairam Iyer's captivating solo performances see him effortlessly switch between male and female vocals with incredible skill. One of the first dual vocalists from India to reach...
West Yorkshire Police welcomes her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary’s annual assessment which recognises the significant work being carried out by the Force and partners to reduce crime and tackle anti-social behaviour. The first annual Force by Force assessment of Police Effectiveness, Efficiency and Legitimacy (PEEL assessment) shows that West Yorkshire...
As part of Counter Terrorism Awareness Week, currently taking place this week, disrupting terrorist funding streams is the key focus for police activity today, on day four of National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week. Police in West Yorkshire are working with financial institutions, private sector organisations and charities to reduce the...
Indian film actress Ileana D'Cruz is back in the recently released Happy Ending. Having worked in Telugu and Tamil cinema, the actress made her foray into Hindi cinema with 2012 blockbuster Barfi! opposite Ranbir Kapoor and alongside Priyanka Chopra. The 27-year-old actress has since worked with the likes of Shahid Kapoor and Varun...
A report published today has revealed that the top three reasons for hospital complaints investigated by the Ombudsman Service were poor communication, errors in diagnosis - including delays in diagnosis, misdiagnosis and failure to diagnose - and poor treatment. Other reasons for complaints in this period were staff attitude, no...