Pot-hole hit squad taking to the roads

Early reports indicate the recent flooding has caused at least £2 million of damage to the county’s roads. Wiltshire Council is investing an extra £250,000, in addition to the £52 million increase in road spending announced in November 2013, to ...

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Bradford on Avon hall offers seats of love

Naming a venue seat in devotion to a loved one as a Valentine’s Day surprise could help St Margaret’s Hall towards its £75,000 refit appeal target. Bradford on Avon Town Council wants people to sponsor the new seats to honour their loved ones, f...

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Cycle Wiltshire: 3 and 4 May 2014

Cycle Wiltshire is a two day cycling event taking place on 3 and 4 May, 2014. The event which has been organised by Wiltshire Council in partnership with British Cycling aims to encourage people to keep fit and active, bring local people together and...

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Superfast switch-on for Westwood and Avoncliff

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Westwood and Avoncliff have been announced as the next communities to receive superfast broadband, as part of a multi-million pound deal. Businesses and homes in the area will be able to receive the increased speeds from the end of summer 2014, as pa...

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BCR Associates

Your Name: Emma Leighton Company Name: BCR Associates Contact telephone number: 07815 635 627 Email: ku.oc1553183132.seta1553183132icoss1553183132arcb@1553183132nothg1553183132iel.a1553183132mme1553183132 Describe your business: A business cost reduction company working with all types and sizes of businesses to reduce ...

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Buddhist temple plan for Bradford on Avon gets go-ahead

The former Orient Express restaurant in Bradford on Avon is to become a Buddhist temple now that Wiltshire Council has approved a change of use application. Now called the Ton Boon Trust, the restaurant in Bridge Street closed in 2012. It was classed...

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Safari sparks idea for new monkey tale from Bradford on Avon author

Bradford on Avon children’s author Anna Wilson has drawn on her own experiences of being on safari to write her new book, Monkey Madness. The author, who has written 25 books, was on safari in Botswana two years ago when the idea for the book, a se...

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Hunt for Bradford on Avon home turf food

Buying food produced within 35 miles of Bradford on Avon is about to get easier for retailers and their customers. A trade show, called A Local Larder, in March will aim to make it easier for outlets to offer local food and drink by bringing together...

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Bradford on Avon school’s bright idea to save energy

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Fitzmaurice Primary School in Bradford on Avon is appealing for sponsors to raise money towards its solar panel scheme. The school is part of the 10:10 Solar Schools project and needs to raise £16,000 for 40 panels. Donations from firms and individu...

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Fund to protect Bradford on Avon tithe barn floor

Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust has received an Area Board grant to enhance facilities at Barton Farm. The trust is in the process of taking over management of the Tithe Barn as a venue for community events and was allocated the £5,000 Community...

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Teams working on managing the impact of groundwater flooding

Work on managing the problems caused by groundwater flooding is continuing to take place with teams from partner organisations supporting communities across Wiltshire. The recent wet weather has caused groundwater flooding which has affected properti...

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FAB win for Bradford on Avon firm

FAB! Events Global, event management specialists and destination management company for Bradford on Avon, scooped a Silver Award at the Eventia Awards before Christmas. The accolade, awarded at the London Hilton, was in the category ‘Low Cost Event...

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Serial Bradford on Avon burglar handed five-year jail term

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A prolific burglar who raided numerous homes while the occupants slept upstairs has been jailed for five years and three months. Matthew Reynolds, who a judge said has ‘made a career of out stealing’, was breaking into homes in Bradford o...

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Bradford on Avon bike firm’s on a roll

THE iconic Moulton bicycle is still a firm favourite for thousands of people across the world and having just secured a £500K deal to manufacture a unique bike for the Chinese market the company is stronger than ever. Established in 1962 by engineer...

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Bradford on Avon peace group keen to pick up followers

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Campaigners from Bradford on Avon’s Stand Up For Peace are encouraging others to join them. The group meets every Saturday, weather permitting, in the town’s Peace Gardens with petitions and signs. Over the years, it has supported Campaign for Nu...

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