Archive Friday 15 July 2022 – Telegraph and Argus – Telegraph and Argus

EMERGENCY services are currently at the scene of a collision between a Royal Mail Parcel Force articulated lorry and a car on the A59 at West Marton, near Skipton. Police and an ambulance are at the scene of the collision which happened at around
Police are hunting a pierced, latex-clad flasher who exposed himself on a bus in Yorkshire while wearing a wig. Officers said a man in a black latex coat and red leather knee-high boots exposed himself to a bus conductor. A spokesman for South
CROWDS gathered on an emotional evening to attend a vigil in Centenary Square to remember Bradford woman Somaiya Begum. The vigil was held from 6pm to 7pm this evening as people gathered to remember the 20-year-old who was described as an “affectionate
Labour Party members in Huddersfield will this weekend choose their candidate to replace veteran MP Barry Sheerman. Four people – two women and two men – are on the shortlist. They are lawyer Hugh Goulbourne, senior councillor Musarrat Khan, party
CCTV captured images of a thief breaking into a car in the Aire Valley. West Yorkshire Police reported at 4.30pm on Wednesday that CCTV captured images of a male suspect breaking into a car on Burley Street, Shipley. The suspect gained entry
THREE people were arrested following a lengthy police pursuit involving a car that was stolen from Shipley. After the car, a black BMW, was stolen between 6pm on Tuesday and midnight on Wednesday from outside an address on Prospect Grove, Shipley
RESIDENTS across the Bradford district are being urged to prepare for the extreme heat forecast over the weekend and the early part of next week. The Met Office has issued an exceptionally rare red warning for extreme heat from midnight on Sunday
A TEENAGER who killed 19-year-old Kian Tordoff in a ferocious knife attack will spend at least 15 years behind bars. Sheryar Khan was told he would only be released if the Parole Board considered it safe – and when released, he would be on licence
A weekly group for Bradford mums has become a space to talk about mental health and “feeling wobbly”. The Hey Mama group for Shipley takes place every Friday between 10am and 11.30am during term time. The free to attend events are held at the
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has announced everyone over the age of 50 will be offered a Covid-19 booster and flu jab this autumn. Previous guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) originally recommended
AS the closure of the Bradford Canal is set to be marked this weekend, a canals expert has said a £350 million canalside scheme proposed nearly 20 years ago was “not feasible”. The ambitious £350 million scheme proposing 2,600 family homes, apartments
A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with an assault at a Bradford district supermarket. Anna-Marie Heffernan, 49, of Rufus Street, Bradford, was given a community order for an assault by beating charge. She assaulted a man, by beating him
A GROUP of primary school students have received a national award after coming up with an innovative way to reduce air pollution. Year 5 pupils at IQRA Academy, Manningham, were awarded the National Primary Innovation Award from the Business of
EACH of the Bradford district’s doctors’ surgeries have been ranked in the latest GP Patient Survey. The annual survey reveals how patients feel about the service at their GP practice. This includes the ease of being able to secure an appointment
CITY have unveiled their away kit for the 2022/2023 season – black and white stripes. And the Bantams will show off the new look in tomorrow’s friendly at York. The kit, the second of their multi-year deal with Macron, features claret and amber
A BRADFORD doctor has urged parents to ask healthcare professionals rather than people on social media if they have questions on vaccinations for their children. Dr Amir Khan spoke on national TV about how childhood immunisation rates nationally
A MAN found in possession of a ‘bladed knuckle-duster’ in Upper Wharfedale has escaped an immediate prison sentence. Daniel Brayshaw, 23, was in a car with two other people which was stopped by officers in Starbotton on June 22, heard Skipton Magistrates
A NATIONAL dessert franchise is set to open in the Batley Plaza and the T&A were given an exclusive look inside before the store opens tomorrow. Heavenly dessert has 40 stores across the UK, with the Batley branch being the newest addition.
AS the long summer holidays approach amid the cost-of-living crisis, a trust in Bradford supporting local families who may be suffering with food poverty. Sandale Trust is launching a new programme to support young people, children, and families
Some of the Curry Capital’s best restaurants have been named finalists in the third annual Bradford Curry Awards. From the best chefs and caterers to family meal favourites, there were over 3,000 nominations from curry lovers across the district
A VIGIL to remember Bradford woman Somaiya Begum will be held tonight in the city centre. The body of Miss Begum, 20, of Binnie Street, was found in Fitzwilliam Street on July 6. She was last seen at her home on June 25 Her uncle Mohammed Taroos
CITY will make their first visit to York’s new LNER Community Stadium for the latest pre-season friendly. To launch a new series called “We’ve Met Before”, we look back at two recent encounters with the Minstermen at their previous Bootham Crescent
A MAN has been arrested in connection with two incidents in Pudsey and Farnley this week where gunshots were fired at two homes. The 29-year-old man was detained by armed officers yesterday and was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm
A MAN has been arrested following the violent disorder that erupted on Bradford’s biggest estate yesterday. The huge disturbance, which police say appeared to be between two groups, occurred on Sandmede Close in Holme Wood on Thursday afternoon
Today 17-year-old Sheryar Khan was sentenced to a minimum of 16 years in prison for the murder of 19-year-old Kian Tordoff in October last year. He will also serve 8 years concurrently, for the wounding with intent of Matthew Page, known as Matthew
TWO West Yorkshire Police officers who wrestled a knifeman to the ground after he terrorised a bus full of passengers have won a regional award. PC Mike Watkins and PC Tom Swift won a North East Region Police Bravery Award at the National Police
A ‘WELL-KNOWN’ suspect in the Manningham area of Bradford was charged for failing to provide a drugs test earlier this week. The male was arrested by West Yorkshire Police officers in Bradford West for failing to attend a drug assessment and theft
Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has announced that it is a step closer to its net-zero by 2030 target, after being awarded a new accreditation from the Airport Carbon programme. Airport Carbon Accreditation, a global carbon management standard specifically
A GROUP of taekwondo students at a Keighley-based martial arts school have been selected to represent England at the world championships this autumn. The six students attend Beanland Taekwon-Do in Keighley and will represent the country at the
TWO bikes were found on consecutive days in Bradford South thanks to community intelligence earlier this week. On Tuesday, July 12, officers received information from the local community in Bierley regarding a red superbike on a patch of grass.
A LAW firm with a branch in Bradford is celebrating its 140th anniversary. Morrish Solicitors LLP, which has an office in Manor Row, works with trade unions and associations, their members and private clients on all aspects of employment law, personal
BULLS have named their 21-man squad for the visit of London Broncos tomorrow, and there is a real family feel to it. Twins Ben and Rhys Evans are included, as are father and son, George Flanagan Sr and George Flanagan Jr. Whether all four make
BRADFORD Bulls CEO Jason Hirst has admitted the club would be open to investors, amid fan concerns that the money is not there for the club to grow. Last night’s fans’ forum largely went smoothly, but there was tension and angry dissent at the
THE murder of Kian Tordoff was another tragic example of the prevalence of knives and knife crime in society today. Sheryar Khan, 17, of Yew Tree Avenue, was found guilty of murdering the 19-year-old on John Street on October 10 last year, at Bradford
A PSYCHOTIC murderer “sought to hide behind his mental disorder” after a revenge attack, according to a judge in a murder trial. Sheryar Khan, 17, of Yew Tree Avenue, was found guilty of the murder of 19-year-old Kian Tordoff at Bradford Crown
PICTURES have emerged of the violent disorder that took place on Bradford’s biggest estate yesterday. READ: Man arrested following violent disorder in Home Wood Online footage shows masked youths on quad bikes, people charging towards a house
ALMOST 320 buses in Bradford have been upgraded to low emission standards, a meeting was told. Councillor Mohammed Shafiq (Lab, Bradford Moor) asked how many electric or low emission buses are operating in the district at a meeting of Bradford
THE judge in the Kian Tordoff murder trial has said a “clear message of deterrence” must be sent out to young people using knives for revenge. The trial into the murder of the 19-year-old in John Street on October 10 last year came to a close yesterday
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THE first picture of the teenager who murdered 19-year-old Kian Tordoff has been released. Sheryar Khan, 17, of Yew Tree Avenue was found guilty of Mr Tordoff’s murder at Bradford Crown Court yesterday, as the jury came to the end of their fifth
A MAN has appeared in court charged with being drunk and disorderly and obstructing a police officer. Conan Whiteoak, 20, of Snape Street, Keighley, faced two charges. In the first, drunk and disorderly behaviour in a public place, namely Knowle
BRADFORD (Park Avenue) have brought in another attacker in the form of the returning Will Longbottom. Longbottom was in the Avenue ranks back in the curtailed 2020/21 season, playing four times and scoring once, in a 2-2 draw against Boston in
DOUBLE yellow lines will be installed near the entrance to a popular Bradford beauty spot. The measures are being introduced on a stretch of Station Road, Wyke, which is near the entrance to Judy Woods. There are already double white lines
POLICE have said the extra stop and search powers put in place in Holme Wood yesterday afternoon to prevent serious violence have ended this morning. Video footage emerged online of large-scale disorder, showing masked youths on quad bikes, people
A FURTHER two Covid-19-related hospital deaths have been reported over the last seven days in Bradford hospitals. According to the latest NHS figures, no further deaths were reported by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust between July
JAMIE Overton’s season’s best 6-61 and a breezy 28 up the order helped LV= Insurance County Championship leaders Surrey seal a thrilling final day victory over Yorkshire at Scarborough. In a game in which all three results were possible until the
AFTER months of preparation, refugees and asylum seekers in the New Dawn project will pitch their business ideas to investors in a Dragon’s Den-style event. The entrepreneurship programme was launched in late January 2022, and now those participating
SOMEONE rang the 999 emergency line…because logs were not burning in their wood burner. West Yorkshire Police’s Contact Management Centre shared details of the call to highlight the importance of using 999 for emergency calls only. The team
A MAJOR high school has urged pupils to wear face masks again amid a “sharp rise” in Covid-19 on the cusp of the summer holidays. Heckmondwike Grammar School, which teaches 11 to 18-year-olds, has issued a letter to parents following the increase
Coronation Street star Jamie Kenna has spoken out over life-threatening panic attacks and depression in an effort to “help people”. The actor, who portrays Phill Whittaker on the long-running ITV soap, used his platform to speak out as a “working-class
If you’re a fan of eating chocolate whenever you can get your hands on some, here’s a way you can earn some money from your habit. Cadbury is releasing two new limited-edition chocolate bars and it’s the public’s job to guess the flavours of each
UK Drivers are being warned the way they use air conditioning in cars could land them fines of up to £5,000 amit Met Office warning over the current heatwave. Air conditioning (or lack of) could see drivers punished under Highway Code rule 237
Comedian Rhod Gilbert has revealed he will be “disappearing for a while” after he announced he has been diagnosed with cancer. The funny man released a lengthy statement on his Facebook account on Thursday. He said: “As a proud patron of Velindre
Millions of Visa or Mastercard users have been issued a warning over new charges. British customers face new EU shopping fees after firms have increased so-called interchange fees for online credit and debit cards for UK to EU transactions.
Netflix has announced a brand new feature will be added to the streaming platform to make some its most popular programmes even more immersive. The streaming giant is adding spatial audio support to select TV shows and films including Stranger
When buying a car we try to make the right choice by finding the perfect model that will be best suited to us. We can make sure we choose one that we like the colour of, one that drives well and will fit all our belongings in but we never know
Wordle has taken the world by storm, and if you’ve not given in to playing the daily game, we can guarantee you’ve seen the elusive squares all over social media. The aim of the game is to find a 5 letter word in only six attempts. The game
BRADFORD could see record temperatures of 35C next week, according to the Met Office. Sunday will see the start of a three-day amber extreme warning in place across the UK, including Bradford, as temperatures are set to rise to a high of 28C in
CITY have announced a new one-year sponsorship deal with Peckover Transport. The Bradford-based haulage firm’s branding will continue to be showcased around Valley Parade, while also carrying a presence across the club’s digital channels. Peckover
People are being encouraged to count the number of butterflies they see over the next three weeks as part of an effort to save them from extinction. Two-fifths of butterflies in Britain are under threat according to Butterfly Conservation BBC
A CLECKHEATON woman who was reported as missing has now been found safe and well. Zoe Roebuck has been located and police have thanked everyone who shared the appeal.
Young people on the Kickstarters scheme at Bradford Council’s Youth Service are putting on a Culture Festival at Keighley Creative on Saturday. The event, which runs from 11am to 6pm, aims to bring together all ages and families to celebrate the
IN the latest edition of our look back through the T&A picture archives, here are five football teams from the past. Do you recognise yourself or anyone you know in any of these photos? Pictured above is the Sandy Lane under-18 football
BRITISH Cycling and Bradford Council are joining forces for the first time to host the Special Olympics GB National Cycling Competition. The Road to Berlin 2023 – the first event and first national event to be held at the brand new, state-of-the-art
A street in Bradford is set to be filled with carnival music, Carribbean food and joy this weekend. The Dominica Association of Bradford, found on Worthington Street, is hosting its annual family street party between 2pm and 7pm on Sunday, July
A LOCAL manufacturer has unveiled plans to completely redevelop its site in Brighouse. Welded steel mesh manufacturer Siddall and Hilton Products wants to extend and alter its works of Birds Royd Lane in the town. Plans have been lodged with
BRADFORD Council has defended its decision to take part in a gritty documentary series about the district. But Council bosses have said they “would have liked to see more of the positive filming” that was carried out included in the final edit.
A BRADFORD rugby league club will hold an annual fundraiser for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in memory of a former player who died suddenly. West Bowling ARLFC will host a gala day later this month in tribute to dad-of-three Lee Hunter.
BOYS from South Asian backgrounds in the district have been given the chance to start their journey to potentially play for Bradford City with a trial held on the doorstep of the club’s stadium. Bradford City Academy is holding an open trial for
A PRISONER died from the “toxic” effects of prescription drugs including two which were obtained illicitly. The details of Martin Brake’s death in Armley jail, where many Bradford prisoners are sent, were revealed in a fatal incident report from
WEST Yorkshire Police has said they will continue to take action against those who seek to cause harm through the criminal use of firearms after several guns were lost or stolen last year. The Home Office said enforcement agencies “will work quickly
A 17-year-old boy appeared before court after he was caught with a knife in Bradford city centre. The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons due to his young age, was charged with the possession of a knife blade/sharp-pointed article in
FORMER Bradford Bulls star and West Bowling native John Bateman suffered double pain on Magic Weekend in Newcastle. Not only did his 12-man Wigan side lose in heart-breaking fashion to St Helens, going down 20-18 after conceding a last-gasp try
A MOTHER whose daughter was run over outside a school has won her campaign for a zebra crossing after Bradford Council pledged to spend thousands on the scheme. Last November, Kayleigh Maud’s daughter Amber James, 11, was hit by a car on Reevy
THE WINNER of this year’s The Apprentice series is opening a dessert parlour in Bradford. Harpreet Kaur, a businesswoman from West Yorkshire, revealed in an Instagram post that she will be opening a dessert parlour, called Oh So Yum in Bradford
CRAIG Derek On 25th June 2022 Derek passed away suddenly at Bradford Royal Infirmary aged 63 years. Much loved brother, uncle and friend to many. Funeral service will be held at Scholemoor Crematorium on Friday 22nd July at 11:30am. No flowers by request
FINTER Robert (Bobbie Boy) Passed away peacefully after a long illness, aged 71 years. Devoted husband to Susie, a loving father to Robert Lee, a special brother and brother-in-law, a proud grandfather to 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He
TINDALL William Neville Suddenly on 1st July in hospital, Neville aged 78 years, dearly loved husband and best friend of Margaret, much loved dad of Karen and Paula, a loving grandad, great-grandad and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. May he rest in peace
WHITTON Margaret On 6th July 2022, Margaret passed away peacefully at Wingfield Nursing Home with her family by her side. A beloved wife to the late Colin, a much loved mum to Diane a loving nan to Sean and the late Christopher and great-nanna to Aurelia
BULLS may have been the ones left battered and bruised after last Friday’s humiliating defeat to Newcastle, but the North-East side have been left counting the cost too. Despite winning 53-10 in that Championship encounter, forward Alex Foster
ZAC Toothill might just be sport’s most impressive seven-year-old. The Wrose youngster is a multiple English, British, European and World champion in kickboxing and jiu-jitsu. He is also the British and German Sambo champion, the British wrestling
MULTIPLE world champion Steve Davis is at a snooker event in Shipley tonight, and beforehand, he told the T&A he has high hopes for the sport’s youth and female players, including Keighley’s Rebecca Kenna. But while he was more keen to talk
BRADFORD (Park Avenue) have secured the future of another key player from last season, extending the stay of versatile youngster Lucas Odunston for another year. Odunston, who was originally part of the Leeds United and Hull City academies, has
MARK Hughes is not drawing a line under City’s frenetic summer business just yet. The squad has undergone a major revamp during the window with 14 new signings as Hughes puts his stamp on the club. Most of that recruitment took place early
BRADFORD Bulls’ fans forum got a little tense at times, as some protested furiously at the end of the night, with no time for questions from the floor. Chairman Nigel Wood in particular had to deal with some angry supporters at the end when he
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