On 21st July 2014, The Local Leader will become a business in its own right with James Slater and Megan Carson as the joint owners. But how will this affect you? From November 2011 to July 2014, The Local Leader Magazine has been an enterprise project run financially through Titus Salt School. All profits which […]
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“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 […]
An award-winning play, which will be performed in Bradford this week on its tour, will pay homage to the lives lost in the Valley Parade tragedy three decades ago. And the student theatre company behind the show “The 56”, named after the fifty-six spectators who lost their lives in the fire, are hoping to achieve […]
Jake Verity looks at Bradford City’s greatest day as they overturned a defeat into a spectacular 4-2 win against Chelsea. All photography courtesy of Thomas Gadd Photography. BRADFORD CITY IN BIGGEST FA CUP SHOCK OF ALL TIME! Mass Euphoria. That’s a simple term to define the Shed End when Jon Stead found the top corner. Utter […]
By local journalist, Brogan Cope, who has kindly written for us on her experiences of the day that showed off our fantastic county to the entire world! On Saturday the 5th of July something incredible happened to Yorkshire, Le Tour De France came and grabbed the attention of thousands of people –not just from Yorkshire, […]
Four girls from Baildon are currently fundraising for a World Challenge event in which they will be taking part in activities in Thailand and Laos. Alice Copland, Eleanor Piotrowicz, Maddie Aust and Emma Fitzpatrick are planning to carry out an expedition across the Asian countries where they will be trekking, brick laying in a schooling […]
The Bingley Bonfire, an iconic part of Bingley life, was started by the members of Bingley Round Table in 1972. Originally held on land at Bailey Old Hills, the bonfire moved to the bottom meadow of Myrtle Park some five years later and now has one of the largest firework displays in the local area. […]
Once described as “everyone’s second-favourite band”, The Beautiful South enjoyed a string of hits during a 20-year career. Continuing their legacy are former members Dave Hemingway and Alison Wheeler, now performing in a new lineup as The South. The group will be coming to Bingley on 10th October – and we have two tickets up for grabs! By Lisa Firth.
Over £300 in prizes to be won! Need some extra pocket money? Want something to do in the summer holidays? Get creative now and enter the Wilsden Show on Sunday 22nd September. With 19 classes to enter there’s something for everyone, including painting, model making, photography, Lego and much more. Each year we try to […]