AskBoA: Looking for Bill and Jill Sherman

Please could Bill or Jill contacted Val at the Town Council offices, long lost friends want to make contact with you. Thank you

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Job: Accounts Assistant BJP Finance Chartered Accountants ( £17,000 – £20,000 pro rata up to 20 hours a week, days/time negotiable)

BJP Finance is a Chartered Accountancy firm based in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire who offer accountancy, taxation, business consultancy and director services to individuals, sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. We have a fantastic opportu...

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Change of plan as Bradford on Avon post office to close for 6-7 weeks

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BRADFORD on Avon’s town centre post office will be closed from mid-July to September much to the anger of people across the town. On Wednesday the Bridge Yard Budgens store was taken over by Co-operative, temporarily closing the post office until W...

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AskBoA: Volunteers for the Civil War Re-enactment weekend?

Hello As I hope you all are aware the Town Council are putting on the Civil War Re-enactment weekend on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July. Unfortunately we are a little low on volunteers to help support the event. I am therefore putting a shout out ...

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UPDATE: Missing Bradford on Avon man Alan Chappell found safe and well

POLICE have confirmed that a Bradford on Avon man, who went missing on Saturday, has been found safe and well. Alan Chappell, 56, went out with friends in Oxford on Friday night and was last seen by his friends at Didcot Train Station at 9.30am the ...

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Bradford on Avon church event puts the free in freedom festival

SOMETIMES the best things in life are free and that was certainly the case at the Bradford on Avon Community Church’s Freedom Festival in Westbury Gardens on Saturday. From 11am-4pm attendees were treated to free massages, games, a hog roast an...

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Rat run fears to hit Bradford on Avon businesses

BUSINESSES on the edge of Bradford on Avon are urging customers to keep coming, amid fears some may close altogether, after through traffic was banned from narrow local lanes this week to stop drivers using them as a ‘rat run’. On Tuesday, Woolle...

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Cotswold Homes makes a sponsorship splash on the Kennet & Avon Canal

A HELPING hand was extended to weary Canal & River Trust volunteers carrying out work along the Kennet & Avon canal when a local housebuilder supplied them with fresh tools. Cotswold Homes, who were putting the finishing touches to sites on i...

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AskBoA: Workshop space for small commercial kitchen?

We are a small confectionery and home baking business looking for a space to use as a commercial kitchen. Workshops, units or even an annex would be considered. Phone: 07446030259  Email: moc.l1467113468iamg@146711346888yev1467113468racei1467113468bbed1467113468   Thanks Debbie

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Melanie Hall’s family offer £50,000 reward for information

MELANIE Hall’s parents are offering £50,000 of their own money for information leading to the conviction of the person or people responsible for their daughter’s murder. On the 20th anniversary of her disappearance, last week police announce...

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Hundreds gather for Bradford on Avon’s mayor’s tea party

CAKE glorious cake was on offer in abundance at Bradford on Avon’s St Margaret’s Hall on Sunday to toast the Queen’s 90th birthday at the Mayor’s tea party. The jam-packed venue had live music, free tea and cake, flags, bunting and a lorry-lo...

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Car crashes into house in Bradford On Avon

A house had to be propped up after a car left the road and crashed into the home in Bradford on Avon. Firefighters used steel supports to reinforce the building in Bath Road after the incident on Sunday (June 13) at the junction of Berryfield Road. T...

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Bradfordians return for production of Jane Austen’s Emma

LESS than a week remains before the Bradfordians perform Jane Austen’s famous period drama Emma at the Tithe Barn from June 15-18. THE multi-award-winning amateur dramatics group are back with a 30-strong cast for the play that explores the con...

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£5,680 effort to thwart vandals at Bradford on Avon cricket pavilion

ELECTRIC shutters to keep out vandals will be installed at the Victory Field cricket pavilion. The town council will fork out £5,680 from its reserves to fit the shutters after multiple break-ins at the pavilion over the years have caused hundreds, ...

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1st Bradford on Avon Scout unveil £25,000 refurbished scout hut

THE 1st Bradford on Avon Scouts unveiled their £25,000 refurbished Scout hut on Monday after 18 months of renovation. The makeover of the hut, in St Margaret’s Hill, included upgrading the kitchen and heating system, adding disabled toilets an...

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Bradford-on-Avon author pens manual on Handley Page Halifax

Personal links to a Second World War bomber crash have been the inspiration behind the new Handley Page Halifax Manual from Somerset publisher Haynes. As an aircraft-mad schoolboy, author Jonathan Falconer grew up captivated by tales of a wartime Han...

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