Archive for April, 2014

Announcement: partnership of Bingley Rural and The Local Leader magazines

Announcement: partnership of Bingley Rural and The Local Leader magazines

| April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

As of April 2014, the Bingley Rural is pleased to announce it will be going into partnership with The Local Leader, a successful community magazine for the Bradford and Shipley area run by school students. Working together, we will be producing one quarterly “super-mag” featuring articles on local history, celebrity interviews, community group and charity […]

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ECCLESHILL TREATMENT PETITION APPROACHES 2,000 SIGNATURES – CLICK HERE FOR PETITION

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The teenage editor of The Local Leader, James Slater’s online petition to save the Eccleshill NHS Treatment Centre from an uncertain future has attracted nearly 2,000 signatures in a matter of days. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE ONLINE PETITION PLEASE SUPPORT OUR CAMPAIGN BY SIGNING THE ONLINE PETITION James, 15, who lives near the treatment […]

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Salt’s ruin: The curse of Milner Field

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Lisa Firth Like the skeletal shell of the once mighty Titanic lying desolate on the ocean bed, the sparse ruins of Titus Salt Jr’s Milner Field mansion at Shipley Glen are steeped in history, legend – and a grim mythology. Little is left of the once stately Milner Field mansion, pictured here in 1885 […]

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PEDAL POWER!

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

James and Megan of The Local Leader catch up with an inspirational local teacher who cycled from his Baildon school to his parents’ charity in Romania in order to raise vital funds for underprivileged children. In 2009, Alistair McDonald, who teaches Geography at Titus Salt School in Baildon, took the decision to do an unsupported […]

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REMEMBERING THE CITY FLOOD RISK

| April 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Phil Robinson looks back to the time one of the city’s reservoirs had to be drained as it was at risk of flooding the city. Horton Bank Country Park is a good hour’s walk around a pleasant, safe planted area with great views over Clayton and Bradford. But not many people know anything about its […]

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CARRYING ON REGARDLESS…

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lisa Firth speaks to Dave Hemingway, drummer and vocalist for chart-topping bands The Housemartins and The Beautiful South. Now playing as The South, Dave and the gang will be performing at St George’s Hall on 23rd May – and we have two tickets up for grabs! As a member of The Beautiful South, Dave Hemingway […]

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LEARNING THROUGH A LENS!

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Local Leader’s James & Megan chat with inspirational teachers Matthew Burton and Michael Steer, who spill all on everything from what it was like being filmed to Michael being allergic to the school! It was the show everyone was talking about. If you didn’t watch it, the chances were you had at least heard […]

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