Latest Bradford Stories

2008-09-09 21:00:14

By Fiona Evans A Parish Boy's Progress is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, Oliver Twist, and also features Fenella Fielding, star of Carry on Screaming.Directed and produced by Tony Homyer, a care worker and former-professional actor, the film took over four years to make.He worked with actors from Keighley Day Services as well as the wider Bradford district who have learning disabilities alongside professional actors to produce the 105-minute film.Steven Ginn, who has learning...

2008-09-07 03:00:21

By Edmonds, Christopher T Edmonds, Thomas P ABSTRACT: To investigate whether student response system (SRS) technology increases student exam performance, we conduct a quasi- experiment using six introductory managerial accounting courses.

2008-09-05 21:00:05

By Robert Sutcliffe The seven, who have just returned from a space shuttle mission to the International Space Station, will be touching down at 10am on Thursday next week, in Centenary Square, Bradford.After a civic reception the space shuttle crew will visit Odsal Stadium, home of the Bradford Bulls, to give a talk to primary school children about their remarkable mission, which NASA described as the 'nearest to perfect' ever achieved.The children will get the chance to ask the astronauts...

2008-08-04 12:01:01

Chief executive John Parkin, left, and Tony Hallwood, commercial and aviation development director, lend a hand as work gets under way on the first phase of a major scheme to improve Leeds Bradford International Airport.

2008-08-04 12:00:44

A MAN has denied the murder of West Yorkshire Pc Sharon Beshenivsky and will stand trial next year. Mustaf Jama, 28, pleaded not guilty over a video link to Teesside Crown Court yesterday to six charges which were read to him.

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Eric Hrin, The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa. Jul. 29--TOWANDA -- The Bradford County commissioners watched Monday morning as the Rural Transportation Advisory Committee recommended adoption of a transportation improvement plan that includes just less than $80 million for Bradford County.

2008-07-26 00:00:28

ANALYSTS say low-cost airline Jet2.com is contracting after an overly ambitious expansion. Dart Group, which owns the airline, yesterday told shareholders it would not be paying a dividend "given both the current economic climate and trading performance for the year".

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Shawn Regan, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 22--HAVERHILL -- The city is close to finalizing an agreement to buy a half-mile stretch of abandoned railroad bed on the Bradford side of the Merrimack River for a recreational pathway.

2008-07-17 00:00:30

YORKSHIRE is set to get two more of the Government's flagship academies after Bradford councillors approved plans to close one school and begin the closure of two others.

2008-07-09 00:00:25

"OPEN defiance and unacceptable language" greeted a school inspector during an assessment of a Bradford secondary school, it was revealed yesterday. Queensbury High School in Deanstones Lane has been placed in special measures after being judged to be failing its pupils.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.