Tag Archives: Bradford

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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Galloway’s Legacy to Bradford

Bradford is a Galloway-Free Zone. Were sweeter words ever written? After the shenanigans of the election, with allegations of electoral fraud here and criminality there, a lie for a lie being the order of the day (if one is to … Continue reading

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Bradford Brewery & the Theatrics of the Election

Stood in Bradford Brewery surrounded by politicos of every hue, an odd feeling of being duped overtook me. Maybe it was because I’d just, in a small way, pushed myself into the politics of Bradford West during a campaign that … Continue reading

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George Galloway: It’s not Him – It’s Me!

I got in bother with Bradford West candidate George Galloway this weekend. It’s ended up with me apologising to a couple of people, not least the person who Mr Galloway thinks I am. That might need clarification… I was in … Continue reading

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Eduwhinge 7: Northerners doing for Us Selfs

If you’ve been following my Eduwhinge escapes, you know what I want – and can freely skip to the next paragraph – but for those who are wondering… I’m annoyed that kids in Bradford and across the North don’t perform … Continue reading

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Eduwhinge 6: (Some) MPs Reply

Education in Bradford and across vast swathes of the North is terrible. You name the league table, Bradford’s near the bottom and is invariably surrounded by local education authorities (LEAs) also ‘oop North’. Few, though, seem to think there is … Continue reading

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Eduwhinge 5: George Galloway calls for a Bradford Challenge

Education in Bradford and across vast swathes of the North is terrible. You name the league table, Bradford’s near the bottom and is invariably surrounded by local education authorities (LEAs) also ‘oop North’. Everyone has their excuses for it: poverty, … Continue reading

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