IT’S CHRISTMAS!

Well, not yet. At least not for those involved with The Bradford Soup Run. The Christmas Eve marathon involved Dominic, Al, Angie, Luke, Matt B and John. Thousands of socks were put into red bags, along with hats, gloves and scarves. Other bags [black] contained...

Make Black Friday a good Friday for TBSR!

Black Friday, 28 November 2014, looks set to be a record breaker for canny shoppers eyeing a Christmas bargain. People’s inboxes are already chocked with retailers’ special offers – 20 per cent off, 30 per cent off, 50 per cent off. If you are...

CHOX ‘N’ SOX 2014

As you may know, every Christmas we have a campaign to collect as many pairs of socks [new] as possible, as well as loads and loads of chocolates. Why? Well, for those living on the streets worn socks often lead to feet problems [I’ll leave you to use your imagination...

Al passes his driving test

Congratulations to our newest, and youngest member, Al Widdop on passing his driving test. Credit must go too, to Chris Till, his driving instructor [and a long-time supporter of The Bradford Soup Run]. All we need now is for another of our supporters, David Ward MP,...

Raise a glass in Tom’s honour

Today would have been Tom Reid’s birthday and he was an excellent actor-in-the-making. He played the part of ‘Slappy’ in ‘Homeless!’ and it was an honour to have worked with him as he brought to life many of the words I wrote. A glass or two will be raised tonight in...

My belated Valentine!

St Valentine’s Day this year was a sort of moveable feast. At least it was as far as those involved with the Soup Run were concerned. So a big ‘Thank you’ to our respective partners for ‘allowing’ us to do what we do on Friday nights; and waiting patiently for the...

Congratulations Marci & Chris!

Congratulations to Marci Tipton for having the wisdom to marry, on the 12th, one of our Peacekeepers, Chris Kilcoyne. The wedding took place in Gretna Green and, despite the appalling weather and lengthy trip, it was good to see them both so happy. Marci is an...

Dark Comedy Night supporting TBSR

An alternative take on Valentine’s Day, #Black Heart, takes place on Friday 14 February at the Black Swan, Thornton Road, Bradford, from 9pm. Please be generous with the bucket collection, proceeds will go to The Bradford Soup Run. Full details on the poster...