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BUSINESS owners in Bradford city centre are being urged to attend the launch of an “ambitious and exciting” plan to give it a £2.5 million boost. The unveiling of the five-year strategy, to improve the heart of the city and help lift the fortunes of traders and service providers, for...
Yorkshire-based charities Staying Put and DVS are highlighting domestic abuse issues during Bradford Safeguarding Week. The week begins on Monday 25 June with a launch at Holmewood Connect in Bradford. On the same day Staying Put will be working alongside the Creative Butterfly Project in a workshop in The Hive,...
A new tea room has opened on ward 6 at Airedale Hospital to help patients with dementia. The new Butterfly tea room creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere on the ward and can evoke happy memories of family outings. The tea room features a specially commissioned wall art which looks like...
More than 60 Year 12 school students will be taking part in an innovative law programme with top legal experts from across Bradford and West Yorkshire. The Student Pre-University Court Exposure (SPRUCE) programme has been put together and will be led by His Honour, Judge Jonathan Rose, from Bradford Combined Court Centre. The...
The legacy of Independence for Britain's Pakistani communities will be explored at a special event at the National Science and Media Museum on Wednesday 4 July. The documentary A Journey Worth 70 Years looks at how the largest population movement in modern history affected those who later migrated to the...
Staff and patients came together today to celebrate Eid and taste some dates, samosas and a mountain of delicious sweets donated by local restaurant, the Aagrah. The event was organised by the chaplaincy and HR team as part of a calendar of celebrations which includes Christmas, Easter, Diwali, Passover, the...
A short service and minute’s silence will be held at midday on Tuesday, 19 June, at Centenary Square, Bradford, in remembrance of those who lost their lives and were affected by the terror attack near Finsbury Park mosque last year. Darren Osborne, who was jailed for at least 43 years in...
Inspirational figures from the Asian Community have been rewarded in the 2018 Queens Birthday Honours List. A healthy total of 10 per cent of individuals come from a BAME background an increase from the NY18 list which made up 9.2 per cent. Among those include Yorkshire’s very own Police Commander...
The Trooping the Colour parade which marks the Queen's official birthday is underway in London and guess what, for the first time ever a member of the Coldstream Guards will take part wearing a turban. More than 1,000 soldiers will take part in the ceremony which marks the Queen’s official...
A Muslim pilgrim has apparently killed himself by jumping from the roof of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, according to Saudi Press Agency According to a reported quoting  Makkah police the incident occurred at 9.20pm on Friday.  Several dailies have published footage of the incident, showing the man falling onto a...