Bradford

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Children’s social services in Bradford to be handed to independent trust
Move comes after an investigaton found serious management shortcomings and follows Star Hobson case

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

25, Jan, 2022 @7:34 PM

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Star Hobson killing: mother’s sentence referred to court of appeal
Attorney general says she believes Frankie Smith’s punishment over child’s death to be ‘unduly lenient’

Maya Wolfe-Robinson North of England correspondent

12, Jan, 2022 @6:17 PM

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Bradford council to trace fly-tipped cannabis farms with ‘smart water’
One of first trials of its kind in UK follows rise in dumping of illegal waste after police shut down sites

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

10, Jan, 2022 @1:09 PM

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Malcolm Greenwood obituary
Other lives: Educationist who fostered the welfare of his birthplace, Bradford

Gina Wild

09, Jan, 2022 @6:22 PM

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‘Scariest place I’ve worked’: social worker recalls stint in Bradford
Frank Thomson (not his real name) worked as safeguarding locum in 2018 but left after feeling unsafe

Maya Wolfe-Robinson North of England correspondent

17, Dec, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Bradford GP behind Covid test firms with hundreds of unhappy customers
Doctor Waheed Hussain is behind three Covid test companies with string of one-star reviews

Rupert Jones

17, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Star Hobson case raises more questions over burden on children’s services
Social work department had been struggling for years, was deluged with work and had huge staff turnover

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

14, Dec, 2021 @6:49 PM

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Star Hobson verdict: mother’s girlfriend found guilty of murdering toddler
Amateur boxer punched 16-month-old to death in Keighley, West Yorkshire, while mother found guilty of allowing her death

Helen Pidd North of England editor

14, Dec, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Star Hobson: victim of an ‘immature’ mother and her violent partner
Frankie Smith was ‘obsessed’ with Savannah Brockhill, an amateur boxer eight years her senior

Helen Pidd North of England editor

14, Dec, 2021 @11:18 AM

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The ties that bind in Bradford’s textile mills | Letter
Letter: Dr Rajiv Prabhakar responds to an article by Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan about Britain’s diverse working-class identity

Letters

23, Nov, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Tories’ rail spin won’t wash in the north, as plug is pulled on the powerhouse
Analysis: It’s hard to see why northern England should be grateful for this revival of old, discarded schemes

Helen Pidd North of England editor

18, Nov, 2021 @4:27 PM

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‘Always neglected’: Bradford braced for bad news in rail plan
Train users in UK’s seventh biggest city expect to miss out when plan is announced on Thursday

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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