Keep helicopter in the sky with new game

A NEW mobile game created for Wiltshire Air Ambulance will help the county’s lifesaving charity attract support in a fun, engaging way. Developers at OJO Solutions, based in Bradford on Avon, have donated £15,000 worth of studio time to build the ...

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Staff celebrate after outstanding inspection report

Wiltshire Heights care home is celebrating achieving the highest rating by their industry regulator, the Care Quality Commission. During an inspection, which took place in January, the team were praised around their cohesive working practices, dignif...

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Drinking in town is a cause for concern

GROUPS of people who have been seen drinking alcohol in Westbury Gardens in Bradford on Avon are become a concern for the town and the council. Many locals have taken to social media in search for a way of stopping the behaviour which has been descri...

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Easter Monday bonnets and eggs fun in Victory Field in Bradford on Avon

ON Easter Monday in Victory Field on Pound Lane in Bradford on Avon, there’s a chance to bag an Easter Egg in a hunt for tokens hidden in the park. The town’s Lions Club are behind the family event which also features an Easter Bonnet Com...

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Volunteer to receive royal silver coins

A PENSIONER charity worker from Holt has been nominated to receive The Maundy Money from the Queen at Windsor this Easter. George Kent, 85 boxes up all sorts of goods, second hand and new, to help the island of Dominica and stores the boxes around th...

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Comedian’s stand up tour comes to town

Fresh from appearing on the 2018 series of BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Seann Walsh will be coming to Bradford on Avon as he heads back on tour with his new show After This One, I’m Going Home. The tour will be ...

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Paedophile solicitor and youth group leader jailed for more than eight years

A RESPECTED solicitor who defended paedophiles in court has been jailed for more than eight years for sexual assaults on young girls and boys from a church youth group three decades ago. ‘Evil’ Mike Pulsford sexually assaulted three boys and thre...

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UKIP south west MEP hopeful criticised over ‘rape’ tweet

A UKIP candidate was last night condemned for a tweet in which he reportedly told a Labour MP he “wouldn’t even rape her”. Swindon man Carl Benjamin, who is better known as YouTuber Sargon of Akkad, is standing in May’s European Parliament el...

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The Easter egg hunt in on

CHILDREN and their families sported a variety of homemade Easter bonnets for a competition and Easter egg hunt in Bradford on Avon on Tuesday morning. Organised by Bradford on Avon Youth, families charged round the Victory fields despite a spot of ra...

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New book sheds light on Budbury

AUTHOR Pam Slocombe has visited Bradford on Avon Library to promote a new book from Bradford on Avon Museum . It tells the unique story of Budbury, the area of Bradford stretching from Newtown and Wine Street to Huntingdon Street and Bearfield. The b...

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Elderly go back to school to help youngsters

PUPILS at Fitzmaurice Primary School and residents of Wiltshire Heights care home, both in Bradford on Avon, are helping to bridge the generation gap. They are taking part in an exciting new project which sees the old folks going back to school. Ever...

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Waddle on down to Westbury Garden for a quacking good time!

On Monday 22 April, Easter Monday, Bradford on Avon Town Council will be hosting the annual Bradford on Avon Duck Race and this year looks to be bigger and better… From 11am in beautiful Westbury Garden, we will have music from FB Pocket Orche...

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Community radio to use youth centre

A NEW community radio station in Bradford on Avon has been the topic of debate between councillors after the group was granted free use of the youth and community centre. Town councillors Simon McNeill-Ritchie and David Garwood spoke of community rad...

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Mayor shows support for local special schools

THE Mayor of Bradford on Avon, councillor Alex Kay has shown her support for Larkrise and St Nicholas special schools. Parents from the special educational needs and disabilities families action group attended Bradford on Avon’s full council meetin...

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Friends press for peace in Palestine’s Gaza

CHIPPENHAM MP Michelle Donelan has pledged to urge the Foreign Office to consider the recommendations of an independent United Nations report into the deaths of more than 200 people in Gaza. Members of the Bradford on Avon Friends of Palestine staged...

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