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29/12/1998 - My agonising wait over tragic daughter
A woman whose daughter and granddaughter were murdered by her daughter's husband in America has spoken of the agonising wait she faces in her battle to bring their bodies back to Bradford.
26/12/1998 - Delight over relief road - Telegraph & Argus
Keighley businesses this week welcomed the proposed start date for the long-awaited Bingley relief road.
24/12/1998 - Pensioners hit by fund bombshell - Telegraph & Argus
Hundreds of people faced heartache today as it was revealed their pension fund had a shortfall of millions of pounds.
23/12/1998 - 'Melanie loved Christmas so' - Telegraph & Argus
A mother whose only daughter was gunned down by her husband has vowed to keep Christmas for the sake of her family.
05/12/1998 - More misery for gridlocked drivers - Telegraph & Argus
Motorists in Bingley face a week of misery after the Highways Agency announced that roadworks would be carried out on the A650 each day next week.
04/12/1998 - Shadow of homes at fairies' dell - Telegraph & Argus
The magic of Cottingley's famous 'fairy dell' is set to be overshadowed by a plan to build dozens of houses.
03/12/1998 - Drivers' seven days of Christmas chaos - Telegraph & Argus
Motorists were dealt a major blow today with news that roadworks on one of the district's most notorious routes will continue until Christmas.
01/12/1998 - Outrage at houses in the fairies' dell - Telegraph & Argus
The magic of the Cottingley Fairies' birthplace could be overshadowed if a developer's plans to build 60 houses near the site gets the go-ahead.
27/11/1998 - 'We're so sorry for 5-mile roadwork chaos' - Telegraph & Argus
The Highways Agency has apologised for the chaos on the A650 last Friday when tailbacks five miles long were caused by roadworks.
22/11/1998 - 'Sacking' call over five-mile tailbacks - Telegraph & Argus
A roads chief today demanded urgent action by the Highways Agency after hundreds of motorists fumed in major traffic jams around Bingley last night.
06/11/1998 - Why our green tree camp was a flop - Telegraph & Argus
Bingley residents' backing for the relief road scheme finally defeated anti-road protesters, a former tree-house dweller said today.
02/10/1998 - Farmer: I say Fred is happy - Telegraph & Argus
A landowner has defended his right to allow a controversial circus perform on his property.
30/09/1998 - Circus posters are torn down - Telegraph & Argus
Council officials have torn down dozens of posters for a controversial circus featuring Britain's last performing bear.
29/09/1998 - 'Free circus bear Fred' - Telegraph & Argus
People were today urged to boycott a circus which includes tricks by Britain's last performing bear.
26/09/1998 - Drivers warned of more roadworks - Telegraph & Argus
Motorists still reeling after weeks of disruption to Bingley's Main Street are about to be hit again.
17/09/1998 - Plan to add touch of Paris to parade - Telegraph & Argus
Ambitious plans to transform a down-at-heel shopping parade into a Parisian-style boulevard have been revealed by Cottingley Community Association.
12/09/1998 - Fairies come 'home' for a day - Telegraph & Argus
The Cottingley Fairies are winging their way back to Cottingley today for a special one off exhibition.
01/09/1998 - Bank Jolly-day! - Telegraph & Argus
Hundreds of people across Bradford made the most of a Bank Holiday with a difference - as the sun came out!
27/08/1998 - Race goes on in memory of Gary - Telegraph & Argus
Fun-loving Gary Smith should have been at the heart of this year's fun day at a Cottingley pub.
24/08/1998 - Muslim girls' school 'ready by Millennium' - Telegraph & Argus
Britain's first Muslim state-funded school could be open in Bradford by the year 2000 after official consultations began on transferring private Feversham College into the public sector.
19/08/1998 - I do - 50 years later! - Telegraph & Argus
Lay preacher Maurice Atack is getting married to a spinster who doesn't like going to church - more than 50 years after they first met!
18/08/1998 - Famous fairies in flying visit - Telegraph & Argus
The Cottingley Fairies are finally coming back to the village - but it will be a flying visit for one day only.
11/08/1998 - Mike Priestley: Who's Counting? - Telegraph & Argus
The loss of a partner or spouse is usually a devastating blow. But it doesn't have to be the end of everything for the person left behind.
16/07/1998 - 'Fairy' fakes sell for fortune - BBC
Hoax fairy pictures which even fooled the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, were sold at auction on Thursday.
01/07/1998 - Vow of support as boys come home - Telegraph & Argus
It was a night they will never forget - but football fans in Bradford were still behind England despite their defeat at the hands of Argentina last night.
30/06/1998 - Freed daughter backs mercy-death battle - Telegraph & Argus
A woman who walked free from court after admitting she helped her mother to die has joined a campaign to fight for legalised euthanasia, the Telegraph & Argus can reveal today.
29/06/1998 - I helped my mum to die - Telegraph & Argus
Wellwishers cheered today as a woman walked free from court after pleading guilty to helping her mother to die.
29/06/1998 - This one's for real, say fairy family - Telegraph & Argus
Frances Griffiths and Elsie Wright caused a global sensation when they faked snaps of fairies in 1917.
26/06/1998 - A fairytale start to our festival, as cameras come home - Telegraph & Argus
The return to Bradford of the famous Cottingley fairies cameras and photographs today marked the start of this year's Bradford Festival.
25/06/1998 - Countdown to a fun-filled festival - Telegraph & Argus
Celtic sights and sounds will give this year's Bradford Festival a colourful start.
18/06/1998 - Countdown in the classroom - Telegraph & Argus
Here in full is the list of building work that will be needed to help turn Bradford's three-tier education system into a two-tier one.
12/06/1998 - Magic return of the fairies - Telegraph & Argus
The famous Cottingley Fairies photographs and cameras are set to go on show in the village where the legend was created, the Telegraph & Argus can reveal.
08/05/1998 - 'Weddings' bliss for schoolgirl star - Telegraph & Argus
A Bradford schoolgirl's dreams of stardom came true this week as she filmed her TV debut which will be seen by millions around the world.
24/04/1998 - We're so proud of our great city! - Telegraph & Argus
Fans of Bradford yesterday leapt to the defence of Bradford and confessed their love for the city.
17/04/1998 - Cash plea to save children's holidays - Telegraph & Argus
Charity workers have launched an appeal in a bid to save a holiday haven for needy youngsters.
16/04/1998 - Sorry, Mel - they're ours! - Telegraph & Argus
The famous Cottingley Fairies photographs are coming home to Bradford - in spite of a higher bid from film star Mel Gibson.
30/03/1998 - Fairy tourists spark warning to children - Telegraph & Argus
Children could be at risk from an influx of visitors on the trail of the Cottingley Fairies, a public meeting was told.
20/03/1998 - Son's noose death on eve of eviction - Telegraph & Argus
A jobless man hanged himself on the day he and his brother were due to be evicted, an inquest heard.
18/03/1998 - Battle looming over bid to build on 'fairytale' site - Telegraph & Argus
A fight is under way to stop houses being built where the famous Cottingley Fairies photographs were taken.
17/03/1998 - Split over vision of the future - Telegraph & Argus
Middle School heads and parents today declared the proposals a two-tier education system - a sad day for Bradford.
10/03/1998 - Demo on a digger halts homes work - Telegraph & Argus
Environmental campaigners halted work on a controversial housing scheme by swarming on to a digger - and one even shinned up the vehicle's jib.
07/03/1998 - Villagers prepare for fairy invasion - Telegraph & Argus
A public meeting has been called to help villagers brace themselves for an influx of tourists.
07/03/1998 - Auctioneer brings down gavel for last time - Telegraph & Argus
BARGAIN hunters and antique dealers alike will miss the distinctive tones of auctioneer Malcolm Skidmore.
04/03/1998 - Teacher stages musical version of hit film - Telegraph & Argus
Pupils were pretty impressed when their drama teacher told them he had appeared in the cult film The Commitments.
27/02/1998 - Graham's deal is just the job - Telegraph & Argus
Fairytale - A businessman is boosting our magical fairy appeal - with help from his customers.
26/02/1998 - Welcome to a wonderful world of make-believe - Telegraph & Argus
Fairytale - A True Story has had its official premiere in Bradford. The makers, Warner Brothers, brought a little of Hollywood with them, as fairy fever spread across Centenary Square.
26/02/1998 - Film was saved by the Mel! - Telegraph & Argus
David Behrens reveals just how close the film Fairytale - A True Story, premiered in Bradford last week, was to being axed....
25/02/1998 - Hit film could have a fairytale ending at hall - Telegraph & Argus
A museum devoted to the Cottingley Fairies is part of a plan to revamp historic Cottingley Town Hall as a community arts and education centre.
21/02/1998 - BA A Star Trainspotter - Telegraph & Argus
Railway carriages owned by the Vintage Carriages Trust museum at Ingrow, feature in two new movies and star alongside some of the biggest names in Hollywood.
18/02/1998 - Fairy tale enchants a new generation - BBC
Pictures taken by two West Yorkshire schoolgirls in a bluebell wood caused a sensation when they were published 80 years ago. Now, the story of Elsie Wright and her cousin Frances Griffiths has returned to national prominence with the release of a feature film based on their childhood prank.
17/02/1998 - A magical boost to fairy fund - Telegraph & Argus
The Telegraph & Argus Cottingley Cameras Appeal has been given a fantastic 1,300 boost by a shy benefactor.
13/02/1998 - We believe - Telegraph & Argus
As the film Fairytale - A True Story goes on nationwide release today Sarah Walsh catches up with the Bradford Theosophical Society, which played a crucial part in the saga.
11/02/1998 - Lord Mayor backs fairy photo appeal - Telegraph & Argus
An appeal to bring the famous fairy photographs back home to Bradford has won support from the city's Lord Mayor.
09/02/1998 - A premiere performance - Telegraph & Argus
Hollywood glitz and fairy magic combined to give Bradford a day to remember yesterday.
09/02/1998 - Help us bring home the pictures that fooled the world - Telegraph & Argus
The director of Fairytale - A True Story, Charles Sturridge, has become one of the first to contribute to the Telegraph & Argus appeal to bring the famous Cottingley Fairy photographs to Bradford.
06/02/1998 - A fairytale come true for Bradford - Telegraph & Argus
Bradford city centre is being given a sprinkling of fairy dust for the premiere of Fairytale - A True Story.
06/02/1998 - Bring the fairy pictures home! - Telegraph & Argus
The Telegraph & Argus is today launching an appeal to bring the famous Cottingley Fairies photographs home to Bradford.
05/02/1998 - Film will rekindle happy memories for Bertha - Telegraph & Argus
Bertha Mason has more reasons than most to look forward to the British film premiere of Fairy Tale - A True Story in Bradford on Sunday.
04/02/1998 - Bulldozer fears over 'fairy land' - Telegraph & Argus
A building company is in talks with Bradford Council about plans to build homes near the site of the famous Cottingley Fairies.
24/01/1998 - Family's Faries mystery story - Telegraph & Argus
A Bradford family has a Cottingley Fairies mystery story all of its own.
22/01/1998 - Four golfers score hole-in-one - Telegraph & Argus
A Bingley golf club is set to enter the record books after four of its members scored holes-in-one during the same competition.

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