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Love Bradford: Thurs 15 Sep, 11.30 – volunteers sought

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Volunteers are being encouraged to take part in a mass participation event to promote and celebrate Bradford. On Thursday 15 September at 11:30, a 3-hour #Love Bradford event in City Park will includes music, dancing, food and big surprises culminating in a world record attempt to symbolise and celebrate unity and togetherness in the city. The world record is to

Written on 10th August 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford Council, News

Parking changes proposed for Bolton Rd/Canal Rd area

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Amendments to parking restrictions around Canal Road and Bolton Road are being proposed by the Council. The changes would bring about consistency with other restrictions in the city or near to The Broadway.  Comments are invited by the Council by Friday 26 August, by email here. Changes are proposed for Bolton road, Stott Hill, Mill Street, Valley Road. A full

Written on 25th July 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford Council, News

Post-16 education review

A review of sixth-form education in Bradford is suggesting larger colleges replace the provision currently done through some of the smaller sixth-forms in schools. The report argues that this change would increase standards and help schools to spend more of their budget on younger pupils. The 16-page report or a 4-page summary can be found on the Council website here.

Written on 15th July 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford Council, News, Skills

Change at the Top

Bradford Council has a new Leader. Susan Hinchcliffe took over from David Green last month following internal Labour Party elections in the city. Cllr Hinchcliffe has accepted a Chamber invitation to speak to local businesses and a date will be announced soon.

Written on 26th May 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford Council, News

Public space alcohol ban proposed

A Council consultation is underway on whether to get tough on street drinkers and anti-social behaviour in the city centre. If approved, offenders would get a fixed penalty notice of £100 or fined up to £2,000 if refusing to hand over alcohol or legal highs.  The rules would be enforced by council wardens and police community support officers. City Park

Written on 12th May 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford Council, Current Issues, News

Keighley / Aire Valley Growth/Investment Survey Underway

Businesses around the Keighley area are being asked to take a few minutes to complete a survey that could help with local investment. The survey focuses particularly on skills, land and property and investment, and is being conducted by the local authority as part of creating a strategy for growth in the area. The survey will close down after Easter. 

Written on 21st March 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford Council, Economy, Infrastructure, Leeds City Region, Lobbying, News, Skills