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The Fountain Workshop, who installed and maintain the Mirror Pool Fountains in the multi award winning City Park, are launching a competition to find the best photograph of the fountains in action. The competition is open to all and the prize for overall winner will be a photography workshop....
By GRAHAME ANDERSON The ‘Women in Mosques Development Programme’ is a six-month pilot training and mentoring scheme designed to support potential female leaders. It's hoped  the project will help women navigate their way through the boardrooms of mosques and other third sector organisations. A Pilot Programme This pilot programme is one of...
After wowing audiences with his sterling performance in the Punjabi war film Sajjan Singh Rangroot, Punjabi superstar, singer and style maven (GQ India, 2017) Diljit Dosanjh is now set to  bring his brand new CON.FI.DEN.TIAL tour to Leeds’s First Direct Arena on Monday 28 May 2018. After selling out his 2016...
A list of finalists has now been announced by organisers of the Community Hearts Awards. The Awards which were founded by Exceed, were launched to recognise the immense achievements in Bradford West. There are nine categories ranging from inspirational support staff, inspirational teachers, to Pupil of the year and Business...
By GRAHAME ANDERSON The sugar tax will come into effect in the UK on 6 April to target population obesity. It's hoped younger adults will fully benefit, though the often controversial, measure is aimed at people of all ages to help reduce the adverse health and cost burdens of diabetes,...
By GRAHAME ANDERSON Britain's first female Muslim Lord Mayor was acquitted on Wednesday of Misconduct in a public office by The Court of Appeal in London. The Charge Last year Naveeda Ikram  pleaded not guilty to a charge of misconduct in a public office between 1 November 2014 and 31 August 2015....
Charity Touchstone is inviting Bradford residents to have their say on the Mental Health Act (MHA) at an event in the City Hall on April 17. The mental heath charity is seeking the views of anyone who has ever been detained under the Mental Health Act, people who have cared...
Counter Terrorism Police North East are investigating reports of vile hate mail  which is being circulated in Bradford telling recipients to “punish a Muslim”. The alarming  A4 letters contain a list of violent acts alongside a number of points for performing them on Muslim members of the community on a specific...
A new Bradford Council scheme to help mothers to protect their children against radicalisation and grooming will end with an award ceremony at City Hall. The Mothers Against Radicalisation project is funded by the Council through the Home Office Prevent programme. The four-week training course was designed to educate and empower...
By GRAHAME ANDERSON Prime Minister Theresa May has admitted UK university fees were the world's most expensive on launching a review of the cost of courses. In the majority of cases Universities charge £9,250 per year, with most students graduating financially toward spiralling debt as a result. She did however,...