Two released in police investigation into Bradford on Avon bridge crash

TWO people have been released by Wiltshire Police after a stolen Mercedes ploughed into Bradford on Avon’s historic town bridge. A 32-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man, who were arrested in connection with the October incident which caused t...

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Westwood’s Parish Rooms in £150k revamp

ONLY a couple of years after it looked like Westwood’s Parish Rooms would have to be closed to the public, a £150,000 refurbishment project is now progressing nicely. In late 2013, the Diocese of Salisbury was looking to sell the rectory of th...

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Santas and fairies storm Winsley for charity fun run

A STAMPEDE of Santas and fairies stormed the village of Winsley to raise money for Dorothy House Hospice as part of the charity’s sponsored run. Over 200 runners dressed in their festive garb on Sunday (December 4) to take part in the annual Doroth...

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Fundraising Calendar For Local Girl

Bradford on Avon girl Aria was born with a rare life threatening condition and has developmental delays. Soon after her birth, her parents were told she was unlikely to survive babyhood. With the love and nurture of her amazing parents she is exceedi...

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Young critic scoops up Guardian award

A PUPIL of St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon has been given a Guardian Young Critic award after submitting a review of a book. Josephine Learoyd, 15, of St Laurence, entered the competition during the summer holidays by reviewing The Smell of Ot...

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Proposed 20mph Schemes

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The Town Council has been awarded a substantive grant from Wiltshire Council to implement two 20mph schemes in the North and South of Bradford on Avon. This is just part of a plan to link in with a new crossing point on Frome Road by the canal bridge...

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Life saving equipment installed in Avoncliff

A NEW defibrillator has been installed next to the No 10 Café in Avoncliff after a donation from The Friends of Bradford on Avon Community Healthcare. The defibrillator was installed on Thursday at the car park near the train station (November 24) b...

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Bradford on Avon Elf Christmas Trail

Find the elves displayed around the town and note down their names for a chance to win a prize! Draw takes place at 11am on 24th December 2016 at Piha.   Running from Friday 25th November to 24th December 2016   FREE ENTRY Entry Forms avail...

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Dorothy House prize draw winner drives away in new car

DOROTHY House in Winsley held a special prize draw to mark the hospice’s 40th birthday, with the lucky winner picking up a brand new Citroen. The hospice, in partnership with Islington Motor Group in Trowbridge, announced the winner of its 40th bir...

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Job Vacancy: Part Time Administrator

Part Time Administrator (22.5 hours) Monday to Friday 12:30pm to 5pm Salary £20,849 – £22,212 (pro rata) The Town Council requires an Administrator in this beautiful Wiltshire town. In this role you will be expected to provide administration ...

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Friends of Woolley oppose Redcliffe housing development

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RESIDENTS in Woolley Street in Bradford on Avon have met to discuss their opposition to plans to build 57 homes on land next to their homes. Redcliffe Homes, which has not yet submitted the plan to Wiltshire Council, wants to build the homes on land ...

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Temporary Closure of: C230 Belcombe Road (Part), Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Council Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Closure of: C230 Belcombe Road (Part), Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 4524) Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all...

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Dementia care manager receives top accolade

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THE outstanding work of an Alzheimer’s Support’s manager has not gone unnoticed after Grant Newton was named one of the top five dementia care managers in the country. Mr Newton, of Bradford on Avon, was shortlisted in the National Dementia Care ...

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Westwood with Iford Primary breaks the radio silence

PUPILS from Westwood with Iford Primary School in Bradford on Avon have been flooding the airways with their brand new school radio station. The team of 17 pupils from Years 3-6 are now taking to the studio every Friday at 2.30pm to broadcast their v...

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Racist attack victim ‘let down’ by police response to incident

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A MAN who claims he was repeatedly kicked and punched by vicious thugs shouting “Muslim and a terrorist” believes the pair who attacked him have got away with it because the police took six days to take a statement. Braham Aissaoui, 42, was walki...

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