Bradford on Avon school ready for expansion

PUPILS at Fitzmaurice Primary School in Bradford on Avon will benefit from three new classrooms as work is to start on an extension to expand the school. An old classroom will be transformed into a new staff room and the old staff room will be turned...

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Minna Gillham Young Sports Person of the Year Award 2013

Do you know a young person under the age of 18, resident in Bradford on Avon, who has excelled at any sport or a young person who has contributed to sport in the community? If you do the Town Council would like to know about them. The Minna Gillham A...

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Bradford engineer tells of his delight over honorary degree

Engineer Anthony Best from Bradford on Avon received an honorary degree as a Doctor of Engineering from the University of Bath on Tuesday. Mr Best, 76, founded Anthony Best Dynamics, which specialises in noise, vibration, and suspension engineering s...

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Bradford on Avon teens volunteer for Indian visit

Two former St Laurence School students from Bradford on Avon will be spending the summer in India gaining skills for the future while helping people with leprosy and disabled orphans. Alex Tate and Frances Jones, both 19, will be staying in Thoothuku...

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£5,000 extension shock for Bradford on Avon man

Householder Steven Williams is warning others of the extra costs of building an extension after having to dig up his garden to divert a sewer. Mr Williams, 58, of Southleigh, Bradford on Avon, wanted to build a two-storey extension but it overlapped ...

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New mobile library timetables

Wiltshire Council has just released the latest mobile library timetables bringing further improvements to this highly valued local service. You can download your local timetable here. or, you can find your nearest mobile library stop here. There are ...

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Free eBooks from your local Library

Did you know that Wiltshire’s libraries now offer a free eBook service?  No? Surprised in these hyper-commercial times that you can still get something for nothing? Well here is everything you need to know about Wiltshire’s free (yes free) eBook...

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Measles roadshow in primary schools

Wiltshire Council is taking its measles roadshow to primary schools in areas where children are most at risk of catching the disease. Teams will be visiting Tidworth, Bradford on Avon, Pewsey and Laverstock over the next 2 weeks to help raise awarene...

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Outdoor Fun Food & Fitness

If you want to volunteer outdoors, please come and visit the Bradford on Avon Community Agriculture field and support this amazing community project! We have regular drop in days on Wednesday mornings 9-12 and Sundays 11-2. We also have monthly Field...

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Click here to add / showcase your BoA business

Do you have a business in Bradford on Avon? Whether you work from a shop, office, garden shed or even a canal boat we would love to hear from you. Here at the BoA Community website we want to celebrate and showcase the diversity of businesses in and ...

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Success for Bradford on Avon vineyard

Quoins Organic Vineyard in Bradford on Avon has won a silver award from the UK Vinegrowers Association. The Orion white wine from the Soil Association certified vineyard has won awards for the last six years running. The wine was selected by blind ta...

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Man sought following canal thefts

Wiltshire Police are looking to speak to Allan Campbell, in relation to a number of canal boat burglaries from across the county. The 39-year-old is described as white, 6’ 2” tall, of proportionate build and has numerous tattoos on his arms, hand...

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Proposed changes to the Zig Zag bus service BOA

Closing date 2 August 2013 Wiltshire Council is reviewing the Zig Zag bus service and is inviting views on the proposed changes, which it is intended will be introduced in January 2014. The consultation materials can be viewed here http://www.wiltshi...

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Community Speedwatch: Latest Update

Angus McPherson, Wiltshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has today written to all local Community Speedwatch groups updating them on progress following his review of the scheme. The letter is set out in full below. Wiltshire Community Speedwatch ...

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HSBC to close Bradford on Avon branch

The HSBC bank in Bradford on Avon is closing down due to a decline in customers. The branch in Church Street will close on September 13 and customers will be forced to use the branch in Fore Street, Trowbridge, or their local Post Office. A spokesper...

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