BoA Business have teamed up with BoA Fringe Festival and Disability-Friendly BoA to host the second Early Evening Sharpener with the

You are invited to our second Early Evening Sharpener 6pm Tuesday 7th July The Vaults, Lamb Yard This is a chance to stop off on you way home after a days work, have a drink and meet with fellow businesses. We are teaming up with BoA Fringe Festival...

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Winsley Youth Chess Club players beat off competition from 50,000 children

YOUNGSTERS from Winsley’s Youth Chess Club have made it down to the final 2,000 competitors in the UK Chess Challenge – beating off competition from over 50,000 kids in the country. The UK Chess Challenge began in 1996 and today the competition i...

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Bradford on Avon Leg Club celebrates after being shortlisted for national award

BRADFORD on Avon Leg Club has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award in recognition of its work with patients in Wiltshire. The club, which was set up by the Bradford on Avon & Melksham Health Partnership with the Lindsay Leg Club Foun...

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Growing success for Bradford on Avon Community Agriculture

FRESH fruit and vegetables are closer to home than you might think as volunteers at the Bradford on Avon Community Agriculture group get set for a busy summer of growing, picking and delivering a whole host of in-season local produce. The Community A...

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Bradford on Avon pub given new lease of life

A BRADFORD on Avon pub has been given a new lease of life and is set to reopen its doors on Wednesday after being closed for more than a year. The George Inn at Woolley has been taken over by award-winning publicans Alex Venables and his partner Alis...

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Mind The Gap

Characters Stage Company, Bradford on Avon which this year comprises a cast of 21 young people aged 10-20 have been working over the last few months with professional director, Sara Griffith and writer-in-residence at the Bristol Old Vic, Tom Wainwri...

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Bradford on Avon school strawberry fair proves fruitful

FRUITFUL festivities were the flavour of the day as the annual Fitzmaurice Strawberry Fair took over Bradford on Avon at the weekend to raise vital funds for the school. The Fitzmaurice School Association organised the event, now in its ninth year, t...

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Inquest opens into death of man attacked by cows at Turleigh

An inquest into the death of a man who was attacked by cows in a field in Wiltshire opens today at the Coroner’s Court in Salisbury. Alistair Porter, known as Mike to friends, died from internal bleeding on May 13 2013 after being attacked by cows ...

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Fringe Festival back with a bang

The Bradford on Avon Fringe Festival is back with a bang, with almost 40 events at 14 locations around the town from July 2nd to 16th – most of which are completely free of charge. The Fringe, which has been popular in the town since it began in 20...

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Bradford on Avon Writer’s Group

We currently have spaces in our writing group for anyone who has an interest in creative writing. If you write poetry, life writing, flash fiction, aspire to be a novelist and /or write short stories, we would love you to join us. We meet locally eve...

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Bradford on Avon could become first town in Wiltshire to become twinned with China

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BRADFORD on Avon could become the first town in Wiltshire to be twinned with a town in China, after the town council agreed to move forward with plans this week. The opportunity was first posed at the town’s recreation committee meeting last week a...

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AskBoA: Appeal after windscreen of police car smashed in Bradford on Avon?

Bradford on Avon police had their response car damaged on Friday evening after youths smashed the windscreen. PC Pelling and PCSO MacLachlan from the neighbourhood police team located a large group of youths in Barton Farm on Friday evening – t...

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The Floating Cinema On Tour to visit Bradford on Avon this summer

MOBILE arts venue The Floating Cinema will be stopping off in Crofton, Honeystreet, Devizes, Caen Hill Locks and Bradford on Avon bringing a programme of open air and on-board film screenings, performances, talks and events. The Floating Cinema will ...

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Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon to join largest lobby on parliament

MEMBERS of Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon will travel to London next week to take part in the largest mass lobby of Parliament on climate change in UK history. Some 15 members will make the trip on Wednesday to visit MP Michelle Donelan and quiz h...

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Joy for Wiltshire motorists as three month closure of A36 comes to an end

THREE months after a section of the A36 at Limpley Stoke was closed for repair work, Highways England have announced that it will reopen in just over a week. The three-mile stretch of the A36 from Brassknocker Hill to Hantone Hill in Claverton was cl...

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BoA: Please Take Care on the Bridge People!

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I just narrowly avoided being knocked over by a bus as it drove across the pavement on the bridge, cutting the corner into the bus stop by the bridge tea rooms. Luckily I always pay extra attention on the bridge and today it meant i was able to get o...

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