Cyclist says driver stopped after roundabout accident but then drove off

CYCLIST Alex Clough is appealing for witnesses after he was knocked off his bike on a roundabout on the outskirts of Devizes. Mr Clough, 26, from Bishops Cannings, near Devizes has reported the accident to the police after he says the car driver invo...

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BREXIT – families of EU nationals with convictions could be split up

FAMILIES of thousands of EU nationals with criminal convictions face being split up after Brexit, it is being warned. Campaigners are worried thousands of husbands, fathers and brothers will ‘simply be deported’ after Brexit, regardless o...

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Urgent Closure of: B3107 Silver Street (Part) 9th Oct

Wiltshire Council Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Urgent Closure of: B3107 Silver Street (Part), Bradford on Avon. THE WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 9 October 2019, the following length of road shall be closed to ...

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Patient says GP practice in Bradford on Avon is ‘worst she has ever known’

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A resident of Bradford on Avon claims her local GP practice is the worst that she’s ever used. Alex Klaushofer says the service at the Bradford on Avon and Melksham Health Partnership, which runs her local health centre, is slowly deteriorating. Bu...

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Whatley Manor restaurant nets a second Michelin star

A WILTSHIRE restaurant has become one of only 23 in the country with two Michelin stars. At a ceremony last night, The Dining Room at Whatley Manor, near Malmesbury, was elevated from one star to its new status. It’s one of only four to be boos...

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Short listed for the "construction oscars"

A CONSTRUCTION manager from Bradford on Avon man was shortlisted for the construction industry’s most prestigious prize for his work on a major new building in the town. Tony Richards, 54, who lives with his family in Holt, was shortlisted for the ...

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Family wellbeing day organised in Bradford on Avon

EXPERTS on health and wellbeing are running a family friendly day out in Bradford on Avon on Saturday (Oct 12). From martial arts, to massage and mental health support, 28 groups will be on hand to help families improve their health and wellbeing. Th...

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Glow runners join in the fun to help three local schools

MORE than 270 people got covered in powder, paint and foam in Bradford on Avon last Saturday – but it was all in a good cause! Families were encouraged to dress up in colourful costumes that blinked, shone, sparkled and glowed. They were all tr...

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New officers wanted

A NEW town warden and green spaces manager are wanted at Bradford on Avon Council. If you are interested in finding out more about either of these roles, please visit www.bradfordonavontowncouncil.gov.uk/the-town-council-is-hiring/ for more details a...

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Pizza Express hires advisors ahead of crunch talks over £655m debts

Pizza Express has hired financial advisers ahead of crunch talks with creditors over the restaurant group’s soaring debts. The restaurant chain, which has branches in Old Town and the Outlet, has hired advisers at corporate finance firm Houliha...

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1,200 jobs at risk as Honda Logistics reveals it will close in Swindon

HUNDREDS of jobs will be cut at Honda Logistics site on top of the 3,500 redundancies already expected when the main manufacturing plant closes in 2021. The affiliate is a separate company which supplies Honda – the car manufacturer is its ma...

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Police say blue rope may lead them to killer of young Wiltshire woman

TEN years after the body of Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall was found in undergrowth on the side of a motorway police believe they may have found the killer’s DNA on rope used to tie her up. The murder mystery of Melanie, 25, started 23 yea...

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Double birthday celebrations at care home

It was party time at Wiltshire Heights care home in Bradford on Avon with two very special friends celebrating milestones together. Resident Joy Freeman celebrated her 102nd birthday on October 2 alongside Oscar who celebrated his 2nd birthday. Oscar...

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Pet firms raise more than £1,000 for dogs charity

MELKSHAM-based raw pet food company Poppy’s Picnic teamed up with Doghouse in Bradford-on-Avon last week to raise more than £1,000 for charity. They kicked off the Dogs For Good Dogtober campaign by holding a fundraising event on Wednesday, Octobe...

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Pet travel to the EU after Brexit

here are still so many uncertainties surrounding Brexit and what will happen if the UK leaves the EU on October 31. For many people who have already made plans to travel to the EU in the next few months, taking a pet with them, there are a number of ...

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