Residents’ fury over telephone mast plans

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RESIDENTS living near the top of Mason’s Lane in Bradford on Avon are up in arms after discovering plans to build a telephone mast near their homes. People living in Winsley Road, near Christchurch and The Castle Pub, are standing together against ...

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Fire crews tackle blazing barn at Bradford on Avon

EIGHT fire engines were called to a farm in Bradford on Avon last night, after fire broke out in a barn at Bearfield Farm, off Ashley Road. Around 50 sheep which were in the barn at the time, and although some were moved to safety sadly some died in...

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River Avon healthcheck project needs volunteers

THE hunt is on for waterway fans who want to help keep the River Avon healthy as it flows through Wiltshire. Bristol Avon Rivers Trust (BART) are running Riverfly Partnership training sessions this spring, teaching people how to identify the various ...

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Healthy happy Bradford on Avon

Celebrating the opening of the Vitality Studio in Bradford on Avon 50 % off all treatments this February Holistic massage, Zen Stone massage, Thai Yoga Massage, Thai Foot Massage, Thai Pregnancy Massagae Mongolian Koyashai Massage, Ayurvedic Massage ...

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Bradfordians go from strength to strength

A BRADFORD on Avon dramatics society is preparing to provide food for thought for audiences with its original retelling of The Pied Piper. The Bradfordians will be taking to the stage in St Margaret’s Hall over the weekend to deliver an insightful ...

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Last orders for village-run pub

VOLUNTEERS who have been running the Kings Arms in Monkton Farleigh have announced that the pub will be closing its doors after one final blowout. The keys to the pub, which has been run by locals for the past six months, will be handed back to Punch...

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Car thefts spark witness appeal

RESIDENTS of Bradford on Avon are being advised to take extra measures to hide their car keys from sight overnight after two cars were stolen from a home. Burglars broke into a house in St Aldhelm Road overnight on Sunday (February 5) and made off fr...

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Bank Closure

You may or may not have heard our last bank and ATM in the town centre will be closing in May.

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AskBoA: Railings on Conigre Hill

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What do you think of the scaffolding poles used to line Conigre Hill, probably the best dry stone wall in BOA. Could they be more hideous. They are spaced so close together, there are more than 80 vertical posts for the distance covered. Compared to ...

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Community adds a touch of colour to green space

RESIDENTS of Bradford on Avon are being invited to add a bit of colour to their community after Downs View was yarn bombed by the locals. People living near the Downs View green awoke one morning to find the trees colourfully decorated with knitted p...

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Giving tree success in Bradford on Avon

ORGANISERS of the Bradford on Avon Giving Tree in Lamb Yard say they are amazed at the success of the appeal, with hundreds of gifts for homeless people and pets being left throughout the Christmas period. People were asked to leave presents under th...

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Residents’ fury over Christmas fly-tippers

PEOPLE in Westwood are furious after fly-tippers who have plagued the area dumped even more rubbish in the village on Christmas Day. There have been a number of incidents of fly-tipping in Westwood Road, between Westwood and Trowbridge, over the fest...

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Arrest made after money stolen from two cars

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested on suspicion of stealing money from cars in Bradford on Avon on two separate occasions. Around £100 in cash was stolen from an unlocked car parked in Station Approach sometime between 10pm and 11pm on Wednesday, D...

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AskBoA: Parking Nightmare ?

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Why is parking is Bradford on Avon becoming worse. The town really needs to address this problem as again today driving around to find a space to open our business and customers not stopping to shop as they cannot park is becoming a major concern. We...

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Jumper appeal to take over Lamb’s Yard

RESIDENTS of Bradford on Avon are being invited to don their Christmas jumpers and take part in a mass mob in aid of Save the Children. The town is setting its sights on becoming the first town in the country to take part in a town-wide Christmas jum...

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