It's back to the future for Bradford on Avon firm

An historic hardware shop in Bradford on Avon is returning to its original name after two new directors took over this week. Matthew Webb and James Vincent, from the nearby garden centre Avonfield Gardens, reopened J Alex Browns on Saturday after the...

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Jobs: Wiltshire Police are looking for new recruits

On Tuesday 12 November Wiltshire Police will once again be offering opportunities for people who are seeking a career as a police officer. The last recruitment campaign took place in January this year and applicants were given a small window of time ...

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Research unearths secrets of Winsley's past

A project carried out by Bradford on Avon Museum has revealed that a part of Winsley could have been abandoned hundreds of years ago. The museum was given £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund last December to uncover details of ancient fields and ...

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AskBoA: Housing development on Golf Course? Any news?

Is there still plans for a housing development to be built on the Golf Course? I’m finding it difficult to find information, and we have had a housing valuation that says planning has been applied for and may affect the future value of the prop...

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Bradford on Avon is getting a new campus – and we want YOU to tell us what you’d like to see there?

Campuses are happening in towns across Wiltshire, bringing together and improving all kinds of public services – council, police, fire and rescue, health, sport and leisure, community facilities – where people can get at them easily. This is just...

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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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Man injured in Bradford hit-and-run

A man has been seriously injured after a hit-and-run in Bradford on Avon last night. Wiltshire Police have appealed for witnesses after a car failed to stop after hitting a man outside the Beef and Barge on Trowbridge Road at 9.44pm. PC Gary Treherne...

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Bradford on Avon GP gets set for ocean challenge

GP Nell Wyatt says she is preparing for the challenge of her life after being chosen to take part in two legs of the gruelling round-the- world Clipper Race. Dr Wyatt, of the Bradford on Avon and Melksham Partnership, is preparing for the 40,000-mile...

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Ideas that will inspire you

Insipring ideas really can motivate communities to try new things. Don’t take my word for it, watch this short film and see for yourself:  watch a short film featuring some of Wiltshire’s most inspiring projects here. Wiltshire is such a wonde...

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AskBoA: Post theatre meals?

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We regularly travel from Bruton to Wiltshire Music Centre for concerts, a great venue and programme. Is there any eaterie, pub, restaurant or other who does meals post concert? They end at about 9.30. Any tips gratefully received, just add comments b...

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AskBoA: Lost Canon Powershot A720, anybody found?

I lost a Canon Powershot A720 camera around TT cycles or in the playground area across the road on 30/10/2013. If anyone has found it and would like to return it could you please call Sarah or Ron on 07933448538. Thanks

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Free: 6ft trampoline to collector

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6ft trampoline free to collector.

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Bradford to host Gardener's Question Time

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THE team behind Bradford on Avon’s Secret Gardens Festival will host BBC Radio Four’s Gardeners’ Question Time at the Wiltshire Music Centre next month. Members will join eight gardening clubs from Bath and will put questions to the panel when...

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Exhibit a Christmas tree in Bradford on Avon

Local clubs, charities and organisations are once again open to exhibit a Christmas tree at the Holy Trinity Church Christmas Tree Festival in Bradford on Avon. They can decorate the tree with a theme based on what they do and each tree will have a n...

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Bradford on Avon primary school bids to harness solar energy

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Fitzmaurice Primary School in Bradford on Avon is looking for support to raise £16,000 to fit solar panels to its roof. School families, businesses and organisations are being encouraged to get involved and help the school contribute towards the tow...

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