PETITION – Charge for plastic bags

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Petition Charge for plastic bags Come and sign the petition outside PIHA in Lamb Yard Bradford on Avon Friday 30th August Morning before it goes off to our MP. We have 950 signatures – help make it 1000! Plastic carrier bags create litter and pollu...

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Bradford on Avon meeting over hall renovation issues

Bradford on Avon Town Council meets on Tuesday to discuss ongoing issues with the floor in St Margaret’s Hall. Pits were discovered under the floor at the foyer end of the hall last month and it was decided to scan the floor with radar to look for ...

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Step out for Bradford on Avon's walking festival

Walkers of all abilities will once again be gathering in Bradford on Avon next month to take part in the three-day Festival of Walking. The festival, in its second year, will run from September 6-8 and people will be able to explore the countryside a...

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Connecting Wiltshire

In July 2012, Wiltshire Council secured £4.5 million through the government’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund to improve transport services and transport information in Wiltshire. These improvements include: Working with First Great Western to pr...

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Sort our lorry rat run, say Bradford on Avon protestors

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Campaigners in Woolley Street near Bradford on Avon are fighting back after years of disruption from speeding vehicles and large lorries through their historic hamlet. Friends of Woolley was set up seven years ago with the aim to conserve and enhance...

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BoA Seniors Forum – Looks out for members

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BRADFORD on Avon Area Seniors Forum, which holds regular meetings, is looking for new members. More details from Manny Gillespie on 01225 863923. This is Wiltshire

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Return of The Duchess

BRADFORD on Avon artist Paul Emsley will be welcoming home his portrait of The Duchess of Cam-bridge when it is moved to The Holburne Museum in Bath next month. The first official painting of the duchess, entitled HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, was un...

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Invitation to BoA Residents – No. 1 Royal Crescent Seeks Volunteers

The recently re-opened No. 1 Royal Crescent in Bath is recruiting volunteers to help in the museum shop. Are you friendly, enthusiastic, interested in the history of Bath? We are looking for people who can offer 4 hours a fortnight, preferably a week...

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Now Winsley gets a taste for edible planters

After the success of Bradford on Avon’s Incredible Edibles scheme, Winsley is looking for people to help them create their own edible planters. Lamb Yard, in Bradford on Avon, has housed several plants, including strawberries, blueberries and herbs...

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Piha: ST Laurence School Blue Navy Girls School Trousers

9-10-yrs, 11-12yrs, 13-14 yrs £12.50 15-16yrs, 17-18 yrs £14 Use to be sold in Scallywags Lots in stock We also stock back packs, packa rain jackets, we will be stocking Navy tights – and lots of other coloured tights too! Piha Autumn Stock a...

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20's plenty view on Wiltshire's draft policy on 20mph limits and zones

A 20’s plenty group has recently been established in Bradford on Avon. We are the organisation’s 200th group. Our aim is for Bradford-on-Avon to have a 20mph default speed limit where people live, without traffic calming. There is a growing amoun...

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Would you like your Post Office to support a community scheme?

Post Office branches in England can now apply to receive up to £10,000 to support a new scheme or service for their local community. These could include: Classes in key skills such as reading, languages or the Internet Mentoring and advice service f...

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Seven prosecutions for Lorry Watch

The following companies were fined £700 and ordered to pay £75 costs to Wiltshire Council and £70 victim surcharges. John Miller Ltd, Dumfries John Hackling Transport Ltd, Gloucestershire Arnold Laver & Co Ltd , Sheffield Hickman Industries Lt...

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Repairs setback for refurbishment of Bradford on Avon hall

A series of setbacks has hit refurbishment plans at St Margaret’s Hall in Bradford on Avon, after problems with the roof and floor were discovered when work began. The project budget stood at £790,000 when builders started in June and the revamp ...

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Police boss praises Bradford on Avon Lorry Watch

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Achievements of Bradford on Avon’s Lorry Watch scheme have been applauded by the Wiltshire and Swindon Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson, on a visit to the town. Volunteers from the group have taken shifts on the Town Bridge, tallying ...

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