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REVEALED: Candidates standing in Bradford local elections

REVEALED: Candidates standing in Bradford local elections

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The list of candidates standing in this year’s local elections in Bradford has been announced by the council. Over 100 candidates are vying for your votes across Bradford’s 30 wards.   See below for candidates standing in your ward. To find out which ward you live in, find out here: http://democracy.bradford.gov.uk/mgFindMember.aspx Baildon Name of Candidate […]

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WIN PREMIUM TICKETS TO BML 2015!

WIN PREMIUM TICKETS TO BML 2015!

| August 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Local Leader Magazine has teamed up exclusively with the organisers of Bingley Music Live to offer one lucky person a pair of weekend tickets to this year’s festival to be held in the town’s Myrtle Park from 4-6 Sept 2015. BUT…. they aren’t just any tickets! The package includes two weekend tickets, with backstage […]

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Tour de Yorkshire joy for North & East Yorkshire!

Tour de Yorkshire joy for North & East Yorkshire!

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the past two days, North and East Yorkshire have played host to, what is becoming, one of the best cycling races around. On Day 1 (Friday), riders raced from Bridlington to Scarborough before Day 2 took them from Selby to overwhelming crowds in York. The TdY has done wonders for our beautiful county already […]

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The 56: Moving, emotional yet a fitting reminder of the fire

The 56: Moving, emotional yet a fitting reminder of the fire

| April 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

 “Nobody dies at football matches in fires. It doesn’t happen.” “The 56” is a production aimed at retelling the stories of survivors, their relatives and members of the emergency services, from the darkest day in Bradford’s history – the City fire of 11 May 1985 that killed 56 football fans. We went to see the […]

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BRADFORD BUS STRIKE TO GO AHEAD – THOUSANDS TO BE AFFECTED

BRADFORD BUS STRIKE TO GO AHEAD – THOUSANDS TO BE AFFECTED

| April 24, 2015 | 4 Comments

A district wide strike will take place next week amid a dispute between city bus drivers and their bosses. 380 First Bus drivers, who are members of the Unite Union in Bradford, will walk out on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th April. They accuse First Bus of running the bus depot down with the intention […]

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PAW PRINTS OPEN DAY SUCCESS AT EASTER WEEKEND

PAW PRINTS OPEN DAY SUCCESS AT EASTER WEEKEND

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Adele Boocock-Crabtree “Many of you will not have heard of Paw Prints Cat Rescue, and that is something we are trying to change”, says Adele Boocock-Crabtree, one of the many volunteers for Paw Prints Cat Rescue. The rescue has been open since 2012 and was founded by Elaine Rodgers. Over the past year or […]

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Local Election candidates announced for Bradford

Local Election candidates announced for Bradford

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bradford Council today announced the nearly 200 candidates who will be standing in 30 wards across Bradford. The upcoming election will be incredibly important for the Labour Party – who must win 18 seats of the 30 in order to keep control of the Council. Labour, Conservatives, Lib Dems and the Green Party are fielding […]

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Update on Eccleshill Treatment Centre

| May 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Update on Eccleshill Treatment Centre Update provided by Bradford and Districts Clinical Commissioning Group on Eccleshill Treatment Centre I am writing to update you on progress towards re-procuring the diagnostic services currently provided by Care UK at Eccleshill Treatment Centre. As you may recall, the outcome of a recent tendering process left us unable to award […]

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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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