Conigre Car Park. New Ownership

Ownership of Conigre Hill Car Park has changed. Wiltshire Council has transferred it to a new company set up by the people who live along Bradford on Avon’s hillside footpaths. The car park is now managed and maintained by residents at their ow...

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AskBOA: Bridge club in town?

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I am considering moving to a retirement home in Bradford on Avon and would be keen to join a local bridge club – is there one in the town? If so, could you give me a contact number please. Thank you. Dennis (Contributed by: Dennis Gilbert)

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Flooding videos

Found on YouTube: And another:

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Useful Twitter accounts for flood updates

The town bridge was clear of floodwater this morning, but with more rain forecast for the weekend, the following Twitter accounts might be useful to keep an eye on: @BBCWiltshire @WiltshireRoads @wiltscouncil @weheartboa If you know of any others, pl...

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Flooding advice from Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Council has issued the following advice this morning:   As you have seen on news reports the poor weather has been causing some flooding issues throughout the county, predominantly in the north. With the forecast predicting further rai...

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Environment Agency issues flood warning for BoA

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The Environment Agency issued this flood warning just before 9am this morning. Up to 20 mm of rainfall is forecast between Midday on 22/11/2012 and Midnight on 22/11/2012. River levels on the River Avon at Bradford on Avon are stable and River Avon a...

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Lorry Watch – another prosecution

Lorry Watch has once again been successful in a prosecution against Parsons Distribution Ltd yesterday at Chippenham Magistrates Court as user of a 44 tonne vehicle which crossed the Town Bridge. They pleaded guilty and were fined £600 and ordered ...

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Youth pro-football ground opportunity

FROM YOU LOCAL PARK TO A PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL STADIUM WILTSHIRE BASED SPORTS PROJECT AIMS TO KICK RACISM OUT OF FOOTBALL Young people from across Wiltshire are being offered the opportunity to play football at a professional ground, in front of thou...

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McGeever Fever

Ed McKeever returned home to a huge welcoming crowd. The sun shone gold as Bradford on Avon’s Olympic gold medal winner met an army of supporters. The kayak king, who was victorious in the K1 200m at Eton Dorney, met fans at the golden post box in ...

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Gold for BoA

Ed McKeever’s dad Derek with the golden postbox Bradford on Avon woke up to a golden post box this morning (Sunday) to honour the Olympic achievements of the town’s kayak king Ed McKeever who scooped top spot in the K1 200m at Eton Dorney yes...

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Find out if your home is losing heat

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The Thermal Image Project by Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon is a searchable database of about 1000 homes in BoA, photographed with a thermal imaging camera to see where heat is escaping. You can see if your home is included by going to the site an...

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Free wifi now available in BoA Library

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Bradford town library now has a wifi network you can connect to with your own computer, tablet or smartphone. To use it, use your device to search for wifi networks. Select the one called “Wilts Online”. You should be taken to a registrat...

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Lorry Watch – Update

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Lorry Watch has secured its first prosecution for a truck crossing the 18t weight limit on the town bridge. The company were fined £500 plus costs and more cases are in the pipeline. Lorry Watch continues. (Contributed by: Steph Ridout)

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McKeever's return sparks a gold rush in Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times: MCKEEVER fever took Bradford on Avon by storm this afternoon when the town’s golden boy returned to greet his army of fans. The kayak king, who took gold in the K1 200m at Eton Dorney, on Saturday, August 11, was greeted by hundred...

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AskBoa: Can anyone recommend a builder specialising in damp in BOA?

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I am looking for some help with a potential damp issue in our 1700’s cottage in the Newtown area of BOA. If anyone could recommend a builder with the sufficient knowledge of the area we would be hugely grateful. Please leave any comments / suggesti...

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