Toddler gets foot stuck in Westbury Gardens rainwater drain

A FIRE and rescue crew from Bradford on Avon helped to free a toddler who got his foot stuck in a town centre drain on Tuesday September 3. They were called out at 4.48pm to assist the boy and his mother in St Margaret’s Street, Bradford on Avo...

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Notice of urgent closure: St Margaret’s Hill (Part)

Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Urgent Closure of: St Margaret’s Hill (Part), Bradford on Avon THE WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 5 September, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the in...

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Relocation of The Health Centre Dental Practice

The Health Centre Dental Practice is moving to new premises at 5 St Margaret’s Street, Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 1DE. We are relocation to the new site by end of September 2019. We are moving to a larger premises with brand new surgeries and equipment...

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Trowbridge slimming group helps town’s Foodbank

Slimming World members from North Bradley School group in Trowbridge, have been digging deep this summer holidays for their local food bank. Consultant Sarah Dearden asked her members for ideas to help the local community and it was decided that they...

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Elderly residents of Wiltshire Heights are taking part in a global cycling challenge

ELDERLY residents at a Bradford on Avon care home are going on an virtual reality tour of the world and taking part in an international competition at the same time. From the comfort of the Wiltshire Heights home they are cycling to as many of 1,700 ...

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Woolley Wheelers’ ride out raises cash for Dorothy House Hospice

MORE than 50 members of The Woolley Wheelers Cycle Club in Bradford on Avon have raised £1,200 for Dorothy House Hospice at nearby Winsley. They gathered at The George public house at Woolley, to watch Jan Helpworth present a bumper cheque to Verity...

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People with hidden disabilities can now apply for blue badge parking permits

PEOPLE with hidden disabilities can now apply for blue badge parking permits. The scheme’s eligibility criteria in England has been expanded by the Department for Transport (DfT) to include people who cannot walk without considerable psychologi...

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Notice of urgent temp closure: Wine Street

Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Urgent Closure of: Wine Street (Part), Bradford on Avon. WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 29 August, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the interests of pub...

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CALNE MURDER: Hardenhuish School headteacher’s tribute to former pupil Ellie Gould

The headteacher of Hardenhuish School has released a statement following the conviction of ex-student Ellie Gould’s killer. Lisa Percy said: “The whole community at Hardenhuish was completely devastated by the death of Ellie back in May. Elli...

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Biodiversity will change nature

GREEN spaces should be more biodiverse says a town councillor who met with an expert for advise on how to boost wildlife in Bradford on Avon. As Bradford on Avon town council has taken on more green spaces, discussions have been held on implementing ...

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Caring Greta raises funds for charity

A six-year-old girl from Bradford on Avon has raised funds for the charity caring for her grandfather. Greta Thomas held a summer fundraiser at her home for The Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton, which is caring for grandfather Mark Farmer, ag...

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Stratton Siege: Witness tells of hearing ’15 to 20 shots’

AN eyewitness to last night’s gun siege drama has described hearing 15 to 20 shots fired. Luke McDonough, who lives on Darling Close where it happened, saw the incident unfold from his upstairs window. MORE NEWS: Everything we know so far on Stratt...

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CALNE ‘MURDER’: Boy, 17, admits killing schoolgirl Ellie Gould

A BOY has admitted murdering Wiltshire schoolgirl Ellie Gould. The 17-year-old, who cannot be named because he is under-18, appeared before Bristol Crown Court this morning. He spoke only to confirm his name and his guilty plea to killing Hardenuish ...

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Plant thefts from St Laurence Road planters

Earlier this year, Cllr Emma Franklin and her father Colin, built and planted up two beautiful community planters for the end of St Laurence Road in the South Ward of Bradford on Avon.   Volunteer members of the community, including Elizabeth Mu...

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Vandals condemned for destroying planter displays in Bradford on Avon

A RESIDENT of St Laurence Road has condemned vandals who attacked two planters installed ahead of Bradford on Avon’s South West in Bloom competition entry. Sheila Davies, 70, said vandals had torn out plants from the two planters and had left them ...

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