Guest blog: Ralph

Nov

29

2012

Ralph caught our attention when he made this brilliant interactive image for people who want to keep up with the Odeon campaign, so we asked him to tell us a bit more about his interest in the Odeon: Some time ago, whilst reading another blog I was made aware of the plight of the former Odeon Cinema.  Although...

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Constitution and beyond

Nov

26

2012

Since the launch, we have been busily completing all of the necessary paperwork to constitute Bradford One as a legally recognised structure which is able to apply for asset transfer of the site, and we have been talking to the Co-op Enterprise Hub and Locality as part of this process. We have also been...

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Case studies

Nov

26

2012

Communities around the country are already bidding for assets of value to them, and some are very unusual. Here are just a few examples where active, passionate citizens have begun to transform the assets they care about. To imagine what the future could look like for Bradford Odeon, click through...

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Civic Society call to ‘back the mission’

Nov

21

2012

Alan Hall of Bradford Civic Society wrote a letter which appeared in the Telegraph and Argus today, giving Bradford One their backing and calling for others to do the same. This means a lot to the project, as the importance of the civic society is something which Griff Rhys Jones talked about during...

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Civic Transfer conference – some brilliant advice

Nov

15

2012

Yesterday we went to a Community-owned civic buildings conference in Hebden Bridge. The conference was hosted by Locality, a national organisation whose Bradford branch have been helping and advising campaigners about the Odeon for the past few months. Griff Rhys Jones was also speaking at this event,...

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Bradford One launch event with Griff Rhys Jones

Nov

14

2012

On 13th November 2012, Griff Rhys Jones, President of Civic Voice came to Bradford to officially launch Bradford One. More coverage of the event Yorkshire Post Telegraph and Argus Independent Sabotage Times The Pulse Look North

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BradfordOne Has Launched

Nov

8

2012

On Tuesday 13th November comedian, TV presenter and Chair of Civic Pride Griff Rhys Jones visited Bradford to support the launch of Bradford One. Bradford One has been set up to provide an opportunity for the people of Bradford to secure the future of the Bradford Odeon building, recently saved from...

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