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Adeeba Malik, deputy chief executive of QED Foundation, has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours list for her services as a British Muslim woman on mainstream public bodies. The Commander of the Order of the British Empire is awarded for having a distinguished, innovative contribution in a...
By Ayyaz Malik Billy Clarke who has been a key player for Bradford in recent weeks hasn’t been able to play over the festive period – but the Bantams still boast a perfect record over Christmas. Bradford went into this game on the back of a eight game unbeaten run. The...
By Ayyaz Malik Virat Kohli will lead India in the fourth test as Mahendra Singh Dhoni has decided to step down as test match captain. Parts of the cricketing world woke up to the news that Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is to retire from tests. The 33 year old Dhoni...
A Bradford based charity – Intouch Foundation alongside local members of the community are holding a fundraiser on Sunday 28 December following a schools plea to help a family living in extreme poverty resulting from a tragic accident. Jasmin Akter, 13, Ismail Mohammed, 15, and Yeasin Mohammed, 18, had been...
People are being reminded not to wait at A&E if they have an urgent health problem on Saturdays during the winter - as many GP practices in Bradford are open extra hours to see patients.Thanks to funding from Bradford City and Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and NHS...
Airedale Hospital has issued a plea to visitors to help in the fight against the common winter bug norovirus that can cause diarrhoea and/or vomiting.Although the hospital has many infection prevention measures in place, visitors and relatives can also play their part by not coming to hospital if they...
She became the UK's first female Muslim Lord Mayor for Bradford in 2011 and was the first female of Pakistani origin to become a Councillor in Bradford, which probably makes Naveeda Ikram one of the most prominent female British Pakistani politician' in Bradford. Coun Naveeda Ikram has been a...
By Ayyaz Malik In a brilliant gesture, New Zealand captain is said to have donated his match fee to the victims of the Peshawar massacre. It was something that could only happen in nightmares we thought – but sadly for the people of Pakistan and more particularly of Peshawar, (a city...
West Yorkshire Police this week welcomes a new team of investigators appointed to focus on safeguarding and Child Sexual Exploitation cases. Backed by a £1.5 million investment over the next two years from West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, 30 investigators with extensive experience from a policing or social care...
A Bradford drug dealer who claimed he had no assets has been ordered to re-pay more than £150,000, thanks to detailed police work into his finances. Paul Capuvano, of Greenfield Lane, Bierley, claimed he was unable to pay off a confiscation order for almost £1m made against him in 2009...