Bradford on Avon grant to help with neighbourhood plan

Bradford on Avon’s Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group has received a £6,837 grant from Supporting Communities in Neighbourhood Planning programme to help with professional assistance with the writing of a draft plan. The grant will also be used to ...

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Demand for clothes shops

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A CUSTOMER survey conducted by Bradford on Avon’s Chamber of Commerce and Bradford on Avon Community Area Network has revealed that people would like to see more clothes shops in the town. The town’s 2013 footfall count has reduced by about 30 pe...

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Bradford groups get help for dancers, furniture and climate

Grants have been awarded to organisations and charities by Bradford on Avon Town Council A £500 cheque will go to Bradford on Avon Friends of Palestine, to help fund a visit by Palestine dancers next month. The same sum will go to Group Five, to sup...

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Bradford on Avon councillor chosen

Conservative candidate Mike Roberts has been elected as town councillor for Bradford on Avon North Ward to fill the vacancy following the death of Cllr Ambrose Stickney. Voter turnout was 25.21 per cent. This is Wiltshire

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Hospice’s work will be backed by new lodges

Building work is due to begin early next month on two community lodges in the grounds of Dorothy House Hospice in Winsley. The two lodges have been part-funded by a £462,497 grant from NHS England and will enable the hospice to provide a safe, home-...

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From You to Me was crowned Best Small Business of the Year.

Last night at the Bath Business Awards, Bradford on Avon gift journal publisher From You to Me was crowned Best Small Business of the Year. Over 400 Bath business movers and shakers enjoyed an awards evening at Bath Racecourse. The awards, sponsored ...

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Wiltshire Council’s priorities launched for the next four years

Wiltshire Council’s key priorities for the next four years were formally launched this week (September 24). These priorities will help to deliver the council’s vision to create stronger and more resilient communities and make Wiltshire an even be...

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Somerset Care links with Carer Support Wiltshire

Somerset Care Wiltshire base is delighted to be working with Carer Support Wiltshire to offer free training to unpaid carers! Our new staff induction programme offers a range of topics lasting 2-3 hours. Run on a fortnightly basis, unpaid carers are ...

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‘Put McKeever plaque where we can see it’ says Bradford residents

Bradford on Avon residents are disappointed a plaque highlighting the Olympic achievements of Ed McKeever has been hidden at the back of his golden post box. The post box, in The Shambles, was painted gold by the Royal Mail in August 2012, to honour ...

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Bradford campaigners celebrate bag charge pledge

Green campaigners in Bradford on Avon have welcomed Government plans for a 5p charge on plastic bags from 2015. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg told Liberal Democrats at their autumn conference, in Glasgow, about the plans. Climate Friendly Bradford...

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Funding available for village hall IT equipment!

Village halls are vital to local communities and as the world changes, so village halls are looking to the future.  Many village halls now offer wireless broadband access, projectors, screens and sound systems.  This makes the halls useful for conf...

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Tumbling teds win praise for Bradford on Avon cake designer

Cake decorator Mandy Dunn has come second in Sainsbury’s magazine’s cake decorating contest. Ms Dunn, of Farleigh Wick, Bradford on Avon, was among hundreds of bakers who submitted designs for a two-tiered chocolate cake for the competition to ce...

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Mums drive for 20mph limit in Bradford on Avon

A campaign to slow traffic to 20mph through Bradford on Avon has been backed by town councillors. Members of the council’s town management committee voted unanimously for 20mph limits across the town. Tuesday’s meeting was asked to support a call...

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Bradford man charged over three burglaries

A Bradford on Avon man has been charged with three counts of burglary. Matthew Edward Reynolds, 38, of Bancroft, was due at North West Wiltshire Magistrates Court, in Chippenham, this week on charges relating to an overnight burglary, in Marston Road...

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A few places still available at Seedlings and Peapods

Educational charity Hollyhocks was established in 1999 and operates from beautiful premises in Monkton Farleigh, providing a supportive environment for the holistic development of children. The Kindergarten offers unique pre-school educational experi...

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