Daily Archives: 21/09/2015

FAMILY: Father and son, Mohammed and Rizwan Aslam, have organised a nine-mile run this weekend to raise funds for two local children’s hospices

Run to remember: Family to complete nine-mile challenge in memory of Arslan

A family from Ravensthorpe are preparing to tackle their biggest fundraising challenge to date next weekend just days after what would have been their...

ParkLane Properties / ICONINC: 7-Star student accommodation opens in Leeds

Parklane Group sets new standards as IconInc arrives in the city Time spent at university is some of the most enjoyable in a person’s life,...

“Syrian refugees could boost UK economy”

“Many new arrivals are highly qualified and most are determined to make a positive contribution to life in Britain,” says QED Chief Executive Dr...

Saudi Arabia defends its position on Syrian refugees

Saudi Arabia has responded to the voices accusing it of not doing enough for Syrian refugees and defended its efforts to assist and accommodate...
SUPPORTIVE: MP Khalid Mahmood has said that he will write to Buckingham Palace to ask the Queen to refuse Paul Sabapathy’s resignation

Pakistanis require “a lot of work” to be taught “common courtesy and civility”

Paul Sabapathy, Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of the West Midlands, recieves support after resigning over a series of leaked emails A Labour MP has...

Police watchdog examines new political sex abuse cover-up claims

An investigation has been ordered into more than a dozen new claims that officers covered up or shut down child sex inquiries or prosecutions...

Helping female cancer patients make vital decisions about fertilit

New tools will be developed to help female cancer patients make more informed decisions about their future fertility in a pioneering project at the...
DONATION: President of Bradford Central Lions Club, Lion Mohammad Shahid, presents the cheque to Charity Fundraiser for the BRI’s Children’s Charity, Hayley Collis

Lions club raises thousands for local causes

A community group from Bradford presented a cheque worth thousands of pounds to Bradford Royal Infirmary’s Children’s Charity last week after members put the...
OPEN DAY: Chairman, Lord Kamlesh Patel of Bradford, hears how the hospitals' new electronic patient records (EPR) system will work when it goes live across the Foundation Trust in 2016 from EPR change manager, Sophia Khan.

BRI-nging the hospital to the patients

Showcase event celebrates city’s hospitals If you needed your stomach muscles tightening or your blood pressure taken then Bradford Royal Infirmary was the place to...
EXCITING: Retailers and tenants have now begun moving in to their new units as they focus on the interior of their Broadway stores

Broadway hands over to retailers

Countdown begins to November opening The opening of Bradford’s new £260 million shopping centre has moved a step closer, with the build and construction phase...
SUPPORT: (l-r) Cllr Lucinda Yeadon with Archie, Hannah, Elijah, Prableen, Cllr Alice Smart, Eesah and Oscar helping to launch the third Child Friendly Leeds Awards, at Talbot Primary School

Child Friendly Leeds: City’s young people prepare to host annual awards

The search is once again on for organisations and individuals, who epitomise everything that is child friendly in Leeds, as the city’s third Child...
ILLEGAL: The drugs gang had attempted to conceal the cocaine in a box of milk powder

Cocaine gang jailed after £440,000 haul seized in Bradford

A drugs gang, who attempted to import more than £400,000 worth of cocaine into Bradford, will spend a combined 31 years six months behind...
SENTENCED: Jamal Muhammed Raheem Ul Nasir was sentenced to seven years in prison last year

Child molester receives longer sentence because ‘victims were Asian’

A convicted paedophile from Liversedge has had his appeal against a seven-year sentence rejected after a top judge ruled the correct punishment had been...

Sana’s Story: Empowering Communities changing lives around the world

This is a true story about Sana. Although she may seem like an ordinary girl with an ordinary past, the stark reality is far...
MEETING: Bahrain’s Minister of Education, Dr Majed Bin Ali-Al Noaimi meets with the University of Huddersfield’s Vice-Chancellor, Bob Cryan

University welcomes education minister

A West Yorkshire university was selected as just one of a handful of national institutions to welcome Bahrain’s Minister of Education last week as...
Amongst the guests last week were: Dr Qari Asim, Jo Cox MP, Haroon Valli of Engage, Reverend Amanda Pollard, Carlton Junior and Infant School Head teacher, Rizwana Ahmed, and Ikram Butt

Combating extremism in schools

Stakeholders meet to discuss important role of education Batley and Spen MP, Jo Cox, was amongst the invited guests at a special round-table meeting last...
CAMPAIGNERS: Members of the Leeds No Borders group protested outside Leeds’ Home Office on Monday, two days after a larger demonstration in the city centre

‘Leeds welcomes refugees’

Protestors take to the streets in rallying message of support Hundreds of campaigners, armed with banners, signs and loud voices took to the streets of...
FLOWERS: 888,426 ceramic poppies were originally installed at the Tower of London to honour the deaths of British and Colonial Forces in the First World War

Pop down to see the POPPIES

Sculpture Park’s sea of flowers a ‘must see’ The iconic poppy display which engulfed the Tower of London last year is on the move and...
TEAM: The InTouch team of volunteers helped distribute meat last year in a pilot project and have teamed up with IslamBradford to roll out the initiative this year

Qurbani for those in N-Eid

‘Share your sacrifice’ with the local community As Muslims around the world prepare to take part in their annual Eid Ul-Adha celebrations, one charity in...
DISAPPOINTED: Mohammed Yousef has been a taxi driver in Leeds for 27 years and is currently applying to become a private hire executive operator and driver

‘Victimised’: Aspiring operator feels let down

A taxi driver from Moortown says he feels ‘upset’ and ‘disgusted’ following the treatment he received from Leeds City Council after applying for a...

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