Bradford-on-Avon Golf coarse

Has the Golf club ceased to operate?   As l went by today it looked very unkept which saddened me . Can anyone tell me if this facility is now closed for good !

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Riders take to the saddle again

CYCLING enthusiasts are preparing for another year of George’s marvellous bike ride to raise money for charity. The event was started in 2012 in memory of George Hutchings who had quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy. George was nine when he died and GMBR...

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Care home gets arty for awards

THE residents at Wiltshire Heights care home got creative as they displayed their artistic sides in a national competition organised by the National Activity Providers Association and were presented with a highly commended award. They have been worki...

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How this care home brought the Caribbean to them

THE team at Wiltshire Heights brought all the fun of a Caribbean Carnival to life last week after residents had been busy making outfits and decorations. An indoor parade took pace as the residents and staff wore tie dye t-shirts and hats with an ass...

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Experience new slots for free before wagering real money

On some occasions, we earn revenue from content. This commercial content is compiled via expert opinion. Clicking in certain hyperlinks within this article will redirect you to a 3rd party.  The list of new slot machine games debuting at online casi...

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Learning the history of trade

A Bradford on Avon woman is seeking Trinity School friends for a Class of 79 reunion. Wellie O’Driscoll has put out an appeal on a local social media website to find friends with whom she went to school. The reunion is being held on Saturday, Septe...

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Tea party to beat loneliness

DOROTHY House Hospice in Bradford-on-Avon was the venue of Abicare’s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party last week. With an array of teas, coffees and cakes, and music to sing along to, the event gave some of Abicare’s homecare and live-in clients, and ...

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Class of 79 reunion call for Trinity School, Bradford on Avon

A Bradford on Avon woman is seeking Trinity School friends for a Class of 79 reunion. Wellie O’Driscoll has put out an appeal on a local social media website to find friends with whom she went to school. The reunion is being held on Saturday, Septe...

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Newly-revamped sensory garden at Wiltshire Heights is Chippenham MP’s delight

CHIPPENHAM MP Michelle Donelan visited Wiltshire Heights care home in Bradford on Avon last Thursday August 8 to see its newly-revamped sensory gardens. The project has been a joint effort by local police cadets and the bus driver team for the care h...

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Airport drop-off fees: how does your nearest airport compare?

Four out of five UK airports have increased their fees for drivers dropping off or collecting people at airports this summer, according to a study. Eighteen of the 22 airports analysed have introduced or raised drop-off fees, the RAC investigation fo...

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Family fun day to raise money for children’s hospital

THE family of Devizes woman Jackie Hale, who died from cancer aged 52, are to hold a family fun day to mark the 10th anniversary of her death and to raise money in her memory. Mrs Hale, who lived in Coate near Devizes, was given stem cell treatment a...

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BoA Skatepark one step closer

The Town Council is pleased to announce Maverick Industries as our selected partner for the project to deliver a new skatepark for Bradford on Avon.  Councillors confirmed their choice of supplier unanimously at the Full Council meeting on 6th Aug...

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Lost two hearing aids

Lost Wednesday 7August two hearing aids between Springfield and Silver street. If anyone saw or picked them up and taken them to a shop please can you contact me on 01225 754366 or 07738707871 Many thanks

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Wiltshire chief constable’s 4×4 slapped with parking ticket during police visit

CHIEF Constable Kier Pritchard found no one is above the law – or the parking rules, at least. The police chief’s swanky black BMW 4×4 was slapped with a parking ticket by an enterprising council traffic warden as he visited Swindon town cen...

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Bradford on Avon councillor in walk-out in row over £18,000 officer pay hike

A FORMER town clerk has slammed a decision to award large pay rises to the two most senior officers at Bradford on Avon Town Council as “disgraceful and shocking”. Cllr Laurie Brown is now considering his options after walking out of the town’s...

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