Can you help Dorothy House achieve a world record?

DOROTHY House are hoping to get themselves in the world record books next month by trying to organise the largest gathering of people wearing boas at their Moonlight Walk. The annual walk, to be held on September 10, is the Winsley-based hospice’s ...

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Lantern Procession

The kit to make your ‘Space’ themed lantern can be bought for £4 from Brown’s Hardware or Made in Bradford. The Lantern Procession will gather at 7pm in the Tithe Barn on Sat 17th Sept. Making your lantern will while away the last ...

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A-levels results: String of academic successes at Bradford’s St Laurence School

IT was tears of joy for students at St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon after three quarters of the A Level grades achieved were A*-C. Eight students achieved a clutch of 3 A*s and A grades and overall grades have risen considerably over more rece...

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Family’s grief after woman’s shock death in Rio

THE family of Bradford on Avon’s Zoe Louise Robinson have described their shock after discovering the 21-year-old had fallen to her death from the ninth floor of a hotel in Brazil during the Olympics. Miss Robinson is understood to have fallen to h...

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Woman on trial over supplying deadly drugs

A WOMAN is on trial accused of supplying heroin to a Bradford on Avon man, which led to his death. Hayley Beaven, 46, of Green Close, Holt, appeared at Swindon Crown Court today (Monday) charged with supplying class A drugs to Lee Challenor, who died...

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Holt Road to finally re-open on Tuesday

THE LONG awaited re-opening of Bradford on Avon’s Holt Road will come into effect on Tuesday, August 16. The road, which has been closed since the start of May, will be opened up to its Eastern junction with with Springfields to allow two-way t...

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Job opportunity for a Tourism & Events Officer (full-time)

Salary £28,203 initially on a two-year contract The Town Council requires a Tourism and Events Officer in this beautiful Wiltshire town. Are you self motivated, a proven organiser with both creative flair and strong marketing skills? Are you someone...

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RIO 2016: Swimmer Carlin wins Olympic silver

JAZZ Carlin swam the best 400m freestyle of her career to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games in Rio this morning. Swindon’s Carlin, who now lives in Bradford on Avon, clocked 4 minutes 01.23 seconds – a lifetime best – to finis...

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Public voting for the 1st BoA Business Awards is now open.

The BoA Business Awards aim to showcase the high quality and variety of the businesses we have in the area. Nominations were invited from businesses and the public earlier this summer. We are delighted to have received over 80 nominations, which is a...

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Kennet and Avon boaters to protest Canal and River Trust

BOATERS along the Kennet and Avon canal that do not have a fixed mooring have organised a rally protesting against the governance of the Canal & River Trust. The protest will take place outside CRT’s headquarters by Caen Hill, Devizes, to e...

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AskBoA: Cleaner Wanted?

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Reliable,  local, experienced cleaner wanted to help a busy family in Bradford on Avon. Local references needed. Call 07920802987  Thanks

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BoA Couple Launch New Website for Creative Freelancers

A new recruitment website has been launched by a local husband and wife team, where professional creative freelancers can join for free and businesses can search for them for free. Find a Creative Pro can be engaged with for free and has more akin to...

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Police plea after attempted phone scam

POLICE are urging residents to be vigilant following an attempted scam involving an elderly woman in Bradford-on-Avon. On Wednesday, July 20, the woman received a call from a man claiming to be a police officer. He told the woman that somebody was in...

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Large craters discovered next to new roundabout

CONCERNS have been raised that large craters discovered under the Kingston Farm roundabout could delay the reopening of the Holt Road. The gaping holes near the road next to the development site have been discovered by contractors and there is a poss...

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Bradford on Avon’s town centre post office closed until September 8

The former Budgens Store, in Bridge Yard, was taken over last month by Co-operative and according to Post Office officials the extensive refitting of the store will take around eight weeks to complete. A Post Office spokesman said: “The Post Of...

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