Family call time on Bradford on Avon pub

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The Beef and Barge pub in Bradford on Avon has closed after the tenants, three generations of the same family, decided to leave. Eve and Feri Zambo, their daughter Nikolett and Eve’s parents Anthony and Esther opened the pub in April 2012 after a ...

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New webcam to provide flood updates in Bradford on Avon

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In response to the heavy flooding in Bradford on Avon which closed down the Town Bridge over the Christmas period from Christmas Eve through to Boxing Day, a webcam to monitor flooding is being installed to provide live updates of the conditions at t...

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Flood prevention measures will be put in place, says Bradford on Avon mayor

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Measures will be put in place to help prevent destruction on the scale of the Christmas Eve floods, says Bradford on Avon mayor John Potter. Despite several businesses working over the festive period to reopen, many will take weeks to get back on tr...

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Bradford on Avon based designer launches exciting new Interior Architecture and furniture design practice

2014 sees the official launch of an exciting new creative and flexible practice: a design studio, a think tank and operational workshop. This unique model allows for a highly creative and intuitive design environment with cross collaboration of speci...

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Lower Westwood post office to close for modernisation

The Post Office in Lower Westwood will close for three days next month for a refurbishment into a modern branch with extended opening hours. Opening hours at the proposed new-look branch will be 8am to 8pm Monday to Sunday, offering customers a total...

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Five flood warnings in place as Wiltshire remains on weather alert

Following last night’s heavy rainfall five flood warnings are in place across Wiltshire. The Environment Agency has warned flooding is expected at Semington Brook, Lower Wylye and the River Avon at Bradford on Avon, Melksham and Malmesbury. While, ...

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Job: Activity Coordinator – Wiltshire Heights Care Home, BoA

Full-time Activity Coordinator required for Wiltshire Heights Care Home Experienced preferred but not essential Working 5 days over 7 this role involves some weekend work Beautiful brand new environment opened in Dec 2013. If you’re bubbly and ...

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Milestone for former Turleigh tuk tuk duo

A teacher who grew up in Turleigh has broken the record for the longest journey in a tuk tuk (an auto rickshaw) after travelling around the world with his friend. Nick Gough and his colleague Richard Sears, both 29 from London, set out in August 2012...

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Bradford traffic study findings to be unveiled

Findings of a Bradford on Avon traffic study, taken during last summer, will be presented to the town’s Area Board meeting on Wednesday, January 8. The meeting, being held at St Laurence School at 7pm, will also discuss £14,000 in grant applicatio...

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Room wanted for a professional female

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Hi, I am relocating to the area for a new job and looking for a double room to rent in Bradford on Avon. I am quiet, tidy and respectful. Non-smoker, professional. Pet free but pet friendly. I’m looking for somewhere from late January/February ...

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Store initiative boosts Bradford on Avon library

Bradford on Avon Library got an early Christmas present from Budgens, through the store’s Love Local scheme. The store used £200 raised to buy two trollies, for library volunteers to carry books and CDs to housebound users, and a new rug for child...

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Thieves steal valuable cast iron plant pots from Bradford on Avon garden

Thieves have stolen two cast iron plant pots worth £400 from the garden of a property in Frome Road, Bradford on Avon. Chains holding them in place were cut overnight on December 8, with a vehicle believed to have been used to take them away. This i...

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Floods hit Bradford on Avon today

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Today Bradford on Avon has been brought to a standstill, due to the towns bridge flooding. Emergency services are advising against travelling to the town. Many police are surrounding the area and many business have been flooded. The fire service is w...

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Floods bring Bradford on Avon to a standstill

Bradford on Avon has been brought to a standstill today, with the town bridge flooding and emergency services advising against travelling to the town. Firefighters were called to the town last night to deal with flooded homes and businesses, with the...

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Traffic Study of Bradford on Avon and Holt

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY The findings of the Traffic Study of Bradford on Avon and Holt will be presented to the next meeting of the Bradford on Avon Area Board on Wednesday 8 January 2014 at St Laurence School from 7pm. Further details in the New Year!...

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