2014 Walking Festival

Great news – the 2014 BoA Walking Festival is definitely going ahead on the weekend of 5th / 6th /7th September. So, please put the dates in your diary. The BoA Walkers are Welcome team is putting together a varied programme of 10 walks, for al...

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Get together and save ££££ on fuel bills

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Householders will have another opportunity to save money on their energy bills as another auction for the UK’s largest collective energy scheme is being rolled out. The Ready to Switch scheme is the largest and most inclusive of its kind in the UK ...

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Free Local Vegetables!

GET A FREE WEEKLY LARGE VEG BOX Bradford on Avon Community Agriculture are offering a free weekly veg box packed with locally grown, pesticide free veggies to someone who can commit to three hours of harvesting work on a Wednesday morning. If you are...

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Have you seen this furry firefighter?

An unexpected visitor joined a fire crew on a callout to a fire at a Bradford farm last week, when a pet cat snuck onboard the fire engine. Jennifer Wood lives next door to Corsham Fire Station with her pet cat Poppy, who was sleeping inside the engi...

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Chess master who played Bobby Fischer opens new club at Winsley

International Chess Master James Sherwin, who once played Grand Master Bobby Fischer, shared his skills at the launch of a new chess club in Winsley. Mr Sherwin, 80, met and played against the new members of Bradford & Avon Valley Youth Chess Clu...

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Police step Bradford on Avon patrols after anti-social incidents

Bradford on Avon Neighbourhood Policing Team is carrying out high visibility patrols in the Southway Road area after reports of anti-social behaviour last week. Last Wednesday three properties were targeted mid evening. Two had front door bells stole...

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Fitzmaurice Solar School

Fitzmaurice School is making great progress with its quest to raise £16,000 for a 40 panel solar PV installation through the 10:10 Solar Schools scheme. More than £2,000 is already in the fund after just 5 weeks, that’s enough for 5 panels. S...

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Car stolen from garage in Bradford on Avon

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A silver Citroen C3 Picasso was stolen from a detached garage in Budbury Close, Bradford on Avon, between 6.20pm on Saturday and 11am on Sunday. Intruders found the car keys in a coat pocket in the garage. A Makita drill set was also stolen. If anyon...

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Bradford on Avon firm Moulton bags £500k Chinese bike deal

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Bradford on Avon business Moulton Bicycle Company has secured a £500,000 deal with China to make a unique model of bike. The company’s marketing director, Steve Harvey, is one of 100 business leaders currently in China with Prime Minister David Ca...

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New Years Eve Last Minute Cancellation – The Mount Pleasant Centre

The Mount Pleasant Centre is available for hire on New Years Eve. Nothing planned yet? Just get your friends together & organise your own special event to ring in the New Year. Phone Barry Dryland 01225 862744 for more details.

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FREE PARKING in the town for Christmas shopping on the 7th and 14th December

The Chamber of Commerce has arranged FREE PARKING in the town for Christmas shopping on the 7th and 14th December. Please make friends and neighbours aware. Secretary, Chamber of Commerce

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Bradford on Avon Neighbourhood Plan Approval

The Bradford on Avon Steering Group are pleased to inform you that the designation of Bradford on Avon Neighbourhood Area has been approved. To view the full report please visit Wiltshire Council’s website by clicking here. BoA Neighbourhood Pl...

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AskBoA: Drummer looking to join Jazz band?

I moved to BOA about 4-5 months ago and I am looking to join a jazz band I am 24 and have been playing for over 12 years, I can studied music at the Academy Of Contemporary Music in Guildford and left with a distinction in Higher Diploma, if anyone k...

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For Sale: Baby items for sale

I have a moses basket + stand for sale which is in good condition. Great for travelling. Suitable for up to 6 months old. Also some bed sheets to go with it. £10. Tel: 01225 865659

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Bradford on Avon taxi firm fears

THE owner of a taxi firm in Bradford on Avon is concerned for the future of his business as plans for a new mixed-use building on the site he operates from have been accepted. Plans for the three-storey building, which could be used as a fitness cent...

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