Council Services

Adult Social Care

Adult abuse

Care and support from us


Deprivation of Liberty


Finding support for yourself

Living independently

Money and legal matters

Policies and reports

Arts and culture


Births, deaths and marriages

Browse all news

Press Releases

Current news releases Northern Powerhouse Rail campaign Bradford and Leeds secure £9.8m funding to tackle unemployment £3.5 million to help Bradford and Leeds families at risk of social exclusion Local Plan gets the green light Revitalising the markets in Bradford Heritage Lottery Funded Townscape Heritage Initiative update Village school celebrates double inspection success Cliffe Castle Park helpers Bradford becomes a WorldHost city Council gets approval for new free school for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs Cycling Strategy for Bradford Waste treatment contract Government urged to share wealth Inspectors praise District’s very effective joint working arrangements for keeping its children safe Summer road resurfacing Double win for Bradford in national awards Children on traffic warden duty to stop irresponsible parking Fly-tipper tagged by court BD5 bedtime stories event hailed a success Increased security at Council buildings Wall strengthening work to start Two Bradford Tour de Yorkshire Land Art projects shortlisted Ilkley World War One hero honoured for Victoria Cross Local plan adoption Children, Young People and Families Plan Neighbourhood Plan for Burley-in-Wharfedale Council to consider new model for supporting children with SEND Keighley Bus Station Crackdown on litter and dog fouling One minute's silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy £17m railway station moves a step closer to reality Peer review Working parents asked to sign-up for free childcare now Bin collections Free cladding testing for owners of high rise flats Drive to find and support people who privately foster Building Control awards Summer Reading Challenge New food and drink business Place of Welcome Town centre site to be freed up for development Bike ride to show unity and respect for Manchester victims Harden Neighbourhood Development Plan Major road resurfacing work Cliffe Castle Park refurbishment Rhyme Challenge Award winners Cycling partnership celebrated Competition winner works with professional designer Graduation party for nursery children Register to vote Green Flag Award for Bradford Parks Dogs Trust Free entry for Bingley Music Live volunteers Bingley Music Live tickets – selling like hot cakes Lord Mayor to attend launch of First Story anthology Digital home care log Cliffe Castle Garden Party Bid to bring national walk to Bradford Civic send off for a unity and respect bike ride to Manchester Bradford SEND conference is hailed a success Partnership is the secret to success for group of inner-city Bradford schools Exotic animals at libraries Lots to be proud of on Yorkshire Day Fairy magic at Cliffe Castle Museum, Keighley Bingley Music Live - set to sell out Bradford Marks Hiroshima Day District secures funding for a new special school Faiths unite for Bradford’s Mile of Tolerance Bingley Music Live - access for everyone Civic send off for Special Olympic Games athletes Animal art with Dr Simpo Owl Babies in Bradford Libraries Guinness World Record to wish Hockney a Happy 80th Birthday Win tickets to sold-out Bingley Music Live via social media Medal haul for Bradford Special Olympians celebrated with civic reception Bingley Music Live - do you need a place to stay? Bradford's Mile of Tolerance Project FA Charter Standard Club of the Year to visit Bradford City Hall A-level success Jersey Day in Keighley Market to raise money for the Danny Jones Defibrillator Fund Art in the Market


Bradford Economy

Business Rates

Commercial waste

Commissioning Adult Health and Social Care Services

Tenders and contracts

Flood relief for businesses

Health and Safety at work

Help for businesses

Invest in Bradford



Children, young people and families

Activities for children and young people



Children's Centres

Children's social care


Get advice and support

Integrated Working

Looked after children


Private fostering

Reports, policies, projects and strategies

Special educational needs and disabilities

Worried about the safety of a child?

Stronger Families Programme

Working with children

Youth Offending

Youth Information Service

Youth Service

Compliments and complaints


Current consultations

Council Tax

Education and skills

Adult, further and higher education

Find a school

Latest news

Reports, policies, projects and strategies

School admissions

School holidays and term dates

School meals

School support services

Skills for Work

Special free schools

Training and development

Travel assistance

Working with children and young people

Work Placement Service



Ancient monuments

Climate Change

Conservation areas

Countryside and Rights of Way

Dog Control Orders


Keighley Townscape Heritage Initiative

Listed buildings

Local land charges

Registered Parks and Battlefields


Environmental health





Children and young people

Find your local library


Library services online

Local and family history

Services in our libraries

Volunteering in libraries

Open data

Our websites


Planning and building control

Planning and Building Control advice

Planning applications

Planning policy

Building Control

Planning enforcement


Conservation areas and listed buildings

Landscape planning

Urban Design

Recycling and waste


City Centre Management

City Region

Sport and activities




Fitness classes

Membership and prices

Outdoor adventure


Sports centres and pools



Tour de Yorkshire


Transport and roads


Report issues

Transport for disabled people

Abandoned vehicles

Bus lanes


Hackney carriages and private hire


Live travel information

Major highways schemes

Public transport

Road safety


Transport policy


Your community


Armed forces community support

Be neighbourly

Bradford Remembers

Community Assets

Community grants

Crime and crime prevention



Gypsies and Travellers


Neighbourhood events


Public toilets

Street parties


Your neighbourhood

Your Council

About Bradford Council

Bradford District Partnership

Committees, meetings and minutes

Council budgets and spending

Council buildings

Elections and voting


Equality and diversity

Outcome of Budget Consultation 2017/18 and 2018/19

Parish councils


Report fraud


The Community Right to Challenge

The Lord Mayor

Your councillors

Council Switchboard : 01274 432111

Council Address : Britannia House, Hall Ings, Bradford BD1 1HX

© 2017 City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council