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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Science In The City

Bradford is gearing up for some big bangs and crashes when the British Science Festival takes place in the city.   Bradford has been chosen as the location for the 2011 festival, which is held in a different location every year. Events will be taking place over a week at different venues in the city, with Bradford University being the central location of the event.

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Young Entrepreneurs Win Challenge

It is a mixture of Dragons’ Den and The Apprentice in Bradford as schoolchildren battle it out in a business competition. Over 200 teams of schoolchildren pitched their inventions and ideas in the Step Up Enterprise Market Challenge run by Bradford Council. Judges chose 61 winning entries to take part in a final that will involve selling their items at a market and trying to make a profit.

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Blogging Bishop

Bradford’s new bishop plans to carry on blogging to keep in touch with the community outside the church. The Rt Rev Nick Baines, 53, was enthroned as the 10th bishop of Bradford during a ceremony at the city’s cathedral. The bishop writes a regular online blog entitled “Musings of a restless bishop”.

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Britain Has First Female Muslim Mayor

A Bradford councillor has become Britain’s first female Muslim Mayor. Councillor Naveeda Ikram has made history after being officially installed in the role in a ceremony alongside husband Saqib Salam Shah, who is her Consort for the year.

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