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Bingley Music Live – Access for Everyone

Organisers of Bingley Music Live want to ensure that everyone can enjoy this year’s festival and have strived to make it as accessible as possible for people with disabilities. The measures in place at the Bradford Council-run event, at Bingley’s Myrtle Park, earned it a place on a list of the best ten music festivals for disabled access in a ...

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Civic Send off for Special Olympic Games Athletes

The Lord Mayor of Bradford Coun Abid Hussain is giving a civic send off to athletes and coaches taking part in the Special Olympic Games in Sheffield. Around 70 athletes and coaches will be waved off by the Lord Mayor from the Cedar Court Hotel on Monday 7 August at 10.30am. The Special Olympic Games gives athletes with an intellectual (learning) disability the ...

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Bradford Marks Hiroshima Day

A special ceremony in the centre of Bradford will mark Hiroshima Day on Sunday August 6. This year marks the 72nd anniversary of the nuclear attacks on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On 6 August 1945 an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, and three days later a second atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki. ...

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Leeds Bradford Airport Named Finalist in Star UK Airport Category of Travel Bulletin Awards

Leeds Bradford Airport has been named a finalist in the prestigious Travel Bulletin Star Awards, which recognise achievements in the travel and tourism industry. The awards are voted for by UK travel agents and the winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held at London’s Langham Hotel on September 4th. Emma Holliday, Aviation Sales Manager at Leeds Bradford ...

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District Secures Funding for a New Special School

Bradford Council has secured government funding to build a new social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) special free school. The proposals, which will be subject to planning permission, would see the school built on the former Rhodesway playing fields site on Lower Grange, Bradford BD8. The new facility will offer holistic, whole life services based around excellent education, family care and ...

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Faiths unite for Bradford’s Mile of Tolerance

Three major faith settings are inviting people to take part in Bradford’s Mile of Tolerance Project. The project, which will take place on the 10 August 2017, will enable residents across the district to visit places of worship in their locality. The three faith organisations taking part are St Paul’s Church, Bradford Reform Synagogue and Bradford Central Mosque, Westgate. The faith partners ...

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Fairy magic at Cliffe Castle Museum, Keighley

There’s still time to see an amazing Fairy Folklore exhibition at Keighley’s Cliffe Castle Museum in the year of the centenary of the famous Cottingley fairy photographs. Visitors can see fascinating items that belonged to Elsie Wright who along with her cousin, Frances Griffiths, convinced the public that they had taken photographs of genuine fairies at Cottingley Beck, close to ...

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Exotic Animals are Coming to Libraries this Summer

Children have the chance to see and handle exotic animals as part of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. There will be 22 Zoo Lab workshops throughout the summer break in libraries across the district. Children can get up close and personal with a range of exotic animals. The sessions are aimed at four to 12-year-olds and need to be booked ...

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Bingley Music Live is Set to Sell Out

Bingley Music Live weekend and Saturday tickets have now sold out and are going fast for the Friday and Sunday. Tickets for this year’s Bradford Council-run festival at Myrtle Park, on 1-3 September are disappearing fast, so anyone not wanting to miss out on Friday’s or Sunday’s performances needs to act now. Big hitters Manic Street Preachers, who played last ...

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The Donkey Sanctuary are Seeking New Volunteers

The Donkey Sanctuary charity shop, For The Love Of…, in Otley is urgently seeking new volunteers to join their amazing team and give the gift of time to championing donkeys worldwide. Two new volunteer positions have become available, a volunteer general assistant and a volunteer barista and café assistant. Both opportunities offer fantastic training and new skill opportunities such as ...

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