What to do if the River Avon Floods

Following a period of heavy rain the river Avon may overspill its banks. Within the last few years we have experienced serious flooding in the centre of town and localised flooding due to very heavy run-off in areas away from the river where it was n...

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Bradford on Avon faces major road closures

BOTH main roads through Bradford on Avon will be closed on different days in March for roadworks, including a whole day closure of the Town Bridge which means locals face a diversion through Trowbridge. This is Wiltshire

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Fitzmaurice bake sale is a charity thank you

STAFF and parents of children at the Fitzmaurice Primary School in Bradford on Avon have proved their tasty treats can sell like hot cakes.         This is Wiltshire

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Players pack bags for European football tour

Young football stars at Bradford on Avon have collected a massive £763.97 from bag packing at Sainsbury’s to raise funds for a European tour this spring.     This is Wiltshire

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£1m Bradford flood defence works could begin in 2019

WORK on a £1 million scheme to provide Bradford on Avon with new flood defences could start in spring or summer next year, it was revealed this week.   This is Wiltshire

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Notice of upcoming road closures

We have received notice from Wiltshire Council of the following temporary road closures in Bradford on Avon over the coming weeks: Temporary Closure of: Woolley Street (Part), Bradford on Avon (05/02/2018 for four weeks) Temporary Closure of: A363 (P...

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Lorry Watch managers frustrate volunteers

WILTSHIRE Council and Wiltshire Police have refused to state “for legal reasons” why there have been no Lorry Watch prosecutions in Bradford on Avon for the past year. This is Wiltshire

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Great Chalfield Manor opens specially for Snowdrop event

HISTORY buffs and plant lovers are being invited to the 10th annual Dorothy House Hospice Care Snowdrop Open Garden event at Great Chalfield Manor in February. This is Wiltshire

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Protecting Bradford on Avon from flooding

The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Wiltshire Council, Bradford on Avon Town Council and other organisations to investigate options for a flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk to Bradford on Avon from the River Avon. A drop-...

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Flood defence talks on Tuesday

RESIDENTS of Bradford on Avon will have a chance to discuss the town’s flood defences with the Environment Agency next week. This is Wiltshire

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Hotel wins award for welcoming four-legged friends

A BRADFORD on Avon hotel has been awarded a special accolade for welcoming guests who wish to bring along their four-legged friends. This is Wiltshire

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Morris men stage free event in Rode

RESIDENTS of Rode near Trowbridge are being urged to learn more about morris dancing. This is Wiltshire

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Families invited to go wassailing to keep ancient tradition alive

BRADFORD on Avon Preservation Trust have adopted the Anglo Saxon tradition as a family event – wassailing is the ancient custom of visiting apple orchards reciting incantations and singing to the trees to promote a good harvest for the coming y...

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Former Royal Enfield workers gather for reunion

FORMER employees of the Royal Enfield factory at Bradford on Avon gathered last weekend for a special film to commemorate their work. This is Wiltshire

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Boutique helps groom choose perfect dress

A REQUEST to help a popular Channel 4 TV series turned out to be good news for a Melksham bridal boutique. This is Wiltshire

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