Barbara Taylor Bradford

Barbara Taylor Bradford

Why West Yorkshire street magician Dynamo is under no illusion

He crossed the Thames on foot, walked down the side of the Los Angeles Times building, and levitated above the London Shard, but the Bradford magician known as Dynamo has revealed that for his next trick, he will take on a somewhat bigger challenge – solving the Syrian refugee crisis.

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The stolen pregnat French bull terrier

Pregnant dog stolen in burglary at West Yorkshire house

A PREGNANT French bull terrier was one of two dogs stolen  during a burglary at a house in Bradford.

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Crewe crane collapse: Castleford and Bradford victims named by police

Two men who died after a crane collapsed were both from West Yorkshire and have been named by police.

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Barbara Taylor Bradford presenting her letter from Lady Churchill to the Churchill Archives Centre in Cambridge.

Clementine’s treasured wartime letter to a young Barbara Taylor Bradford is handed over to Churchill Archive

Inspired by her household’s hero, a nine-year-old girl held a jumble sale in 1943 to play her own small part in the war effort against Nazi Germany.

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The trolleybus debacle has exposed the lack of transport planning expertise in Leeds and West Yorkshire, according to Bradford councillor Simon Cooke.

Simon Cooke: Forget trolleybus and bring in national transport experts to get Yorkshire moving

I WAS slightly bemused to read your Saturday columnist Tom Richmond’s latest piece bemoaning the absence of his invitation to tomorrow’s transport summit in Leeds.

Opinion
Appeal to trace missing 15-year-old Bradford girl with links to Leeds

Appeal to trace missing 15-year-old Bradford girl with links to Leeds

POLICE are “very concerned” about a missing 15-year-old girl from Bradford who is known to frequent Leeds.

Crime
Kirkstall Abbey taken from the air. PIC: Patrick O Frani

From Damaged Goods to Don Revie, our definitive A-Z guide to Leeds

Think you know Leeds? Well think again: we present the latest in our definitive A-Z guides to Yorkshire’s towns and cities with a look at Leeds.

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