Jewellery stolen in Bradford Leigh burglary

WILTSHIRE Police are investigating a burglary at a house in Bradford-on-Avon during which several items of jewellery were stolen. Between the morning of Friday, March 2 and the evening of Saturday, March 3, a window at a house in Bradford Leigh was s...

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Local MP supports WHY charity fundraiser

CHIPPENHAM MP Michelle Donelan has supported a coffee morning at the Seven Stars public house in Winsley to raise funds for a local charity. Kate Hooper, owner of the Seven Stars and her friends Clare and Ed Cobb, hosted a coffee and cake morning for...

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Plaque honours the fallen

VILLAGERS at Winsley have unveiled a plaque to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War and to honour the men who never came home. Ed Gilby, chair of Winsley Parish Council, Armistice Centenary co-ordinator Phillip Bush, and Jane Huds...

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Panto fun is back again on village stage

AFTER 2017’s sellout performance of Cinderella and Rockerfella, which was created by a group of school parents raising money for to help build a much-needed classroom, panto is back in Winsley. he group of volunteers are back, after re-forming Wins...

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Jazz dinner goes down a treat

THE second jazz and dinner evening took place at Cumberwell Park Golf Club on March 2. The evening featured Graham Trevarton who brought his All Star Band from as far away as Newlyn to play. With two successful jazz evenings it is possible that anoth...

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Science was order of the day at fair

HUNDREDS of children, together with their families and carers, attended the 8th My Science Fair at the Wiltshire Music Centre on Sunday March 3. They were able to take part in a wide range of activities, including interactive science experiments and ...

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Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

Bradford on Avon (Bradford on Avon South Ward) PARISH OF BRADFORD ON AVON (BRADFORD ON AVON SOUTH WARD) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that due to the resignation of  Steve Plummer, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council. If...

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New chair for BoA Business

THE new chairwoman of the Bradford on Avon Business network is Lucy Millar, a residential and commercial utility consultant. She was the “popular choice” of the business group’s 500-plus members. Mrs Millar beat the other candidate, Steve Plumm...

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Freddie’s dash for pancake glory

FREDDIE Mercury look-alike Libby Miles made a dash for glory in the Bradford on Avon Pancake Day Race but turned out to be no champion this year. The 31st annual race across the historic market town’s ancient bridge was won by Gary MacAlister, of S...

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Puppy School

I run a 6 week courses for puppies at Winsley Village Hall on Tuesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. If you are interested in bringing your puppy along, please contact me, Nicky King 01373 825502

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Extra £15,000 to be spent on care

TOWN councillors in Bradford on Avon have agreed a plan to spend an extra £15,000 on Health and Wellbeing services in the town. They have allocated £15,000 towards preventative services, bringing the total they have pledged to spend in this area to...

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PLANS FOR AVONCLIFF WOOD – Woodland Trust drop-in to Westwood Parish Rooms – PM Tuesday 26th March 2019

The Woodland Trust are the new owners of AVONCLIFF WOOD and sorounding meadows, just outside Bradford on Avon. The Woodland Trust are holding a drop-in consultation session to involve you in their plans for the wood. ANYTIME BETWEEN 2 – 6:30 PM...

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Town Council to support local Health & Well-being services

Town Councillors have confirmed a decision made in setting the new year’s budget to provide significant additional funding for Health and Well-being services in the town. £15,000 will go towards preventative services, bringing the total committed ...

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Link scheme needs more volunteers

Bradford on Avon and District Link THE charity needs more volunteer co-ordinators and drivers to help people in the town and surrounding villages who have difficulty with transport get to hospital and other, mainly medical, appointments. Drivers use ...

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Film director welcomes Iford Arts to his Bradford on Avon gardens

FILM director Paul Weiland has stepped in to offer a temporary new home to the 2019 Iford Arts Festival in Bradford on Avon. He has offered the festival the use of his historic 15th century house and garden at Belcombe Court, on the road towards Avon...

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