Lease renewals and new retailers at Kirkgate Shopping

Bradford’s Kirgate Shopping has had a busy couple of months, with a number of new shop openings, lease renewals, and the move to a new bigger unit for one well known-brand. There are three new retailers in the centre; Zuuluu, Brow Line and VIP Premium Vaping & E-Cigarette Liquids and three retailers have recently renewed leases to remain; Warren James,

Written on 21st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Accountants help football fans score transport to finals

A community-spirited West Yorkshire-based chartered accountants is supporting the league dreams of local ambitious football club Steeton AFC. Ilkley-based Wintersgill Associates is funding a special coach that will take the club’s loyal fans to the FA Headquarters in Woodlesfed Leeds, at reduced costs, where Steeton will play in the nail-biting semi-final of the West Riding County FA Challenge Cup against Boroughbridge FC. The game scheduled for 19 April, will see the Taylors Timber Premier Division football team moving one step closer in their bid to win the County Cup

Written on 21st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

College staff walking for Autism Charity

Staff members from Bradford College are putting their best foot forward to raise money for the National Autistic Society. A team from the college is set to take part in a night walk in Manchester on April 1. The five-strong team, made up of Lisa Dryden, Estelle French, Jodie Morrow, Jenna Gill and Leanne Mackie, aim to raise at least

Written on 20th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

New short course gives students head start

An exciting new course designed to give potential students a taste of college life has been launched by Bradford College. Get Ahead is a free course created for 16 to 18-year-olds who are considering starting a college course in September or simply want to boost their employability skills to help them get a job. Aimed primarily at teenagers not currently

Written on 17th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Become part of Team Twenty!

With thanks to Bradford City FC City 2017/2018 Season Tickets now on sale! 2017/2018 Season Tickets are now available to buy in person via the Bantams Ticket Office, over the phone (0871 978 8000) and online – please click HERE. Fans can also visit the website www.teamtwenty.co.uk to secure their place at the Northern Commercials Stadium for next season. Read more here.    

Written on 16th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Employers offered advice on apprenticeship reforms

Employers from across West Yorkshire are being invited to attend a free information session in Bradford on the looming government apprenticeship reforms. The way the government funds apprenticeships is changing. Large employers with a £3m PAYE bill will be required to contribute to the apprenticeship levy, while small employers will now be required to make a minimum 10% contribution to

Written on 16th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Bradford community signs deal with BT to bring high-speed broadband to residents

A partnership between local residents and Openreach, BT’s local network business, is to make high-speed broadband available to 130 households in a Bradford community. Openreach will install new fibre optic cabling and Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) technology for the project at Burwood Heights, Queensbury. The entire cost of delivering the new technology has been covered by investment from Openreach and the UK

Written on 15th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Housing group opens apprenticeship recruitment

Incommunities has launched its 2017 recruitment drive for its award winning apprenticeship programme. The trainee vacancies cover electrical work and gas plumbing. The apprentice opportunities are open to anyone aged 16 and over who is looking to build a successful construction career with one of the north of England’s leading social housing providers. Incommunities offers a high quality structured training

Written on 13th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

The Bradford Dragonboat Festival

www.bradforddragonboatfestival.co.uk  is a whole community festival that is designed and delivered by volunteers from the community. In fact everything about the Festival is all about the community of the City of Bradford and its surrounding districts. All the participants that take part come from the community. All the acts & performers are local acts who come and perform for free.

Written on 13th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News

Primary school pupils learn about apprenticeships

Pupils at a Bradford primary school have been learning about apprenticeships with the help of Bradford College. Sam Lawrence, from the college’s Student Engagement and Outreach Team, visited St Matthews C of E Primary School in Mayo Avenue, West Bowling to deliver an assembly as part of National Apprenticeship Week. He was joined by Jack Walsh, an apprentice working for

Written on 10th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News