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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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Civil War Programmes On Sale Now

Purchase your Souvenir Programme from the Town Council offices or Tourist Information Centre. Military historian Jonathan Falconer looks at the causes and effects of the English Civil War, and recounts the events that took place in and around Bradfor...

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AskBoA: New Property Series needs couples in Bradford on Avon!

‘Help Us Buy’ is a property series coming to the UK based on an American format is looking for from couples in Bradford and the surrounding areas who are looking to buy their first home together this year and could do with some help, both fin...

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Book deal for former St Laurence pupil

A FORMER St Laurence School pupil has just signed her first book deal with one of the UK’s leading publishers. Jess Butterworth, formerly of Bradford on Avon, has agreed a two-book deal with Orion Children’s Books to publish her debut novel, ...

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UPDATE: Suspected military shell closes Bradford on Avon car park

THE discovery of what is believed to be an old military shell forced police to close a Bradford on Avon car park this morning. An item was found partly buried in the ground, near to a tree, in Newtown Car Park, Conigre Hill. Police received the call ...

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Bike Festival Cancelled

Bradford on Avon Town Council are sorry to announce their decision to cancel the Bike Festival for the weekend 10th & 11th September 2016. The decision has largely been made due to the current Holt Road closure (B3019) which has been in operation...

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£1,000 cheque for Bradford on Avon disabled music club

CELEBRATIONS broke out at the Wiltshire Music Centre on Saturday after a Bradford on Avon pub donated £1,000 to the centre’s creative club for children with learning disabilities. At the start of May, the Castle Inn pub threw its annual beer f...

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AskBoA: Spanish/English conversation exchange?

I have a friend living in Holt who has come from Colombia and who would like to improve her English and is looking for someone who is learning Spanish to have regular meet-ups for conversation-swaps – one hour in Spanish, one in English. She...

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St Laurence turns on the glamour for Year 11 prom

GLAMOUR was the name and St Laurence’s Year 11 prom at Bradford on Avon’s Cumberwell Park was the game on Tuesday, June 28. Nearly 190 feverishly excited pupils descended upon the venue for their big send off, arriving in a vast array of ...

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Temporary Closure of Whiteheads Lane, Bradford on Avon

Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Closure of Whiteheads Lane, Bradford on Avon THE WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Thursday 30th June 2016, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the ...

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All Stars Netball Summer Camps

All Stars Netball Club will be running netball camps at St. Laurence School from the 27-29 July, 1-5 August, 8-12 August 10.00am – 3pm for children aged 8-11 years old. £28.50 a day, discounts available for multiday bookings. Local resident and qu...

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Historic Moulton bicycles staying true to its traditional roots

IN the late 1950s, one man set out to revolutionise the design of the classic bicycle as he had become disillusioned with the status quo. That man was Bradford on Avon’s Dr Alex Moulton CBE. In 1962, Dr Moulton, who invented the revolutionary h...

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Advanced Notice – Civil War Re-enactment Weekend

Saturday 30th July and Sunday 31st July 2016 Please be advised that Bradford on Avon Town Council are organising a Civil War Re-enactment weekend with the English Civil War Society on Saturday 30th July and Sunday 31st July 2016. The event will take ...

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