Category Archives: Community

National Media Museum – the final scene?

Sadly, Bradford’s National Media Museum is under attack again. Last week a story broke which has got worse and worse. What started as “cultural asset stripping”, even “cultural rape”, is being seen as a winding down of The National Media … Continue reading

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Charitable Giving

What would make you more likely to give a little to a local charity? I volunteer with Bradford Cinderella Club. We support Bradford District’s underprivileged kids go on the trips their more affluent peers take for granted… and we’ve been … Continue reading

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Bradford Question Time – #BDQT

Bradford Question Time will give you the chance to question Bradford’s political, cultural, economic and social leaders via Twitter, see how they respond, and comment on their answers. How does #BDQT work? Each month, four guests will be invited to … Continue reading

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#TweetBD Day 4 – The Top & the Bottom of it

  What a day in #TweetBD! We’ve had drama, excitement and, after 3 rounds, a gulf at the bottom, and a change at the top. Euphemisms aside, Dave Green’s phoenix-like rise has been extraordinary. If Jockey Wilson and Robbie Paul … Continue reading

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Selling Bradford through Social Media – any ideas?

I am not an expert. I know very little. If I am wrong or you have a better idea, please, leave a comment here because I wouldn’t want to have started some hard working people down the wrong track, particularly … Continue reading

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Philip Davies MP on Shipley, Bradford and the Council

After writing to Bradford’s political leaders, I was genuinely surprised by the speed of some of the responses. Within a day, one Member of Parliament, Philip Davies (Conservative, Shipley), had replied. I’d asked him about Bradford & District and used … Continue reading

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