Bradford Rowing Club faces golden future

Bradford on Avon Rowing Club has seen such a huge rise in interest since Ed McKeever’s gold medal success at the Olympics that they plan to expand their facilities. The club, formed in 1873, hopes to create a traditional, multipurpose boathouse for...

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Unlucky break as former Bradford mayor is struck by coal from steam train

Former Bradford on Avon mayor Peter Leach is recovering from a broken leg caused by a piece of coal that hit him when he was trainspotting. Mr Leach, 50, who was mayor for the three years up to 2012, was standing on platform one, watching two steam t...

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Lloyds Bank vow to stay on in Bradford

LLOYDS Bank in Bradford on Avon is reassuring customers that it will remain open and won’t be following in HSBC’s footsteps. HSBC announced last month that it is closing its Bradford on Avon Branch in Church Street on September 13. Liz Tucker, ba...

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Green call for 5p carrier charge

PETITION TO CHARGE FOR PLASTIC BAGS IN ENGLAND – PLEASE SIGN Following the showing of ”Plastic Shores” at our June meeting, the decision was taken to launch a petition to urge England to follow Wales, Ireland and now Scotland and make a 5p ...

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Funding for Bradford on Avon

The Colonel William Llewellen Palmer Educational Charity is now inviting applications for funding to help schools, groups and individuals in Bradford on Avon. If you have a project that meets any of the following criteria you are eligible to apply. T...

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From You to Me

Company Name: From You to Me Name: Neil Coxon Company Address: Cottage Suite, The Old Brewery, 53 Wine Street, Bradford on Avon BA15 1TH Phone: 01225 866225 Email: moc.e1537533277motuo1537533277ymorf1537533277@olle1537533277h1537533277 Website: www.fromyoutome.com Describe your business: From You to...

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The Friends of The Strips

FRIENDS OF THE STRIPS – Family Fun Day 2013 First, thankyou to everyone who participated in our public consultation. We have almost finished digesting the results and will publish an updated Wood Management Plan on our website shortly. We are holdi...

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Swings or roundabout for Winsley children

Children in Winsley are being asked if they would like to replace the roundabout in the White Horse Road Playground with another piece of equipment. The roundabout needs repairing and the parish council want to hear if the children would like a chang...

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Bradford on Avon school ready for expansion

PUPILS at Fitzmaurice Primary School in Bradford on Avon will benefit from three new classrooms as work is to start on an extension to expand the school. An old classroom will be transformed into a new staff room and the old staff room will be turned...

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Minna Gillham Young Sports Person of the Year Award 2013

Do you know a young person under the age of 18, resident in Bradford on Avon, who has excelled at any sport or a young person who has contributed to sport in the community? If you do the Town Council would like to know about them. The Minna Gillham A...

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Bradford engineer tells of his delight over honorary degree

Engineer Anthony Best from Bradford on Avon received an honorary degree as a Doctor of Engineering from the University of Bath on Tuesday. Mr Best, 76, founded Anthony Best Dynamics, which specialises in noise, vibration, and suspension engineering s...

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Bradford on Avon teens volunteer for Indian visit

Two former St Laurence School students from Bradford on Avon will be spending the summer in India gaining skills for the future while helping people with leprosy and disabled orphans. Alex Tate and Frances Jones, both 19, will be staying in Thoothuku...

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£5,000 extension shock for Bradford on Avon man

Householder Steven Williams is warning others of the extra costs of building an extension after having to dig up his garden to divert a sewer. Mr Williams, 58, of Southleigh, Bradford on Avon, wanted to build a two-storey extension but it overlapped ...

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New mobile library timetables

Wiltshire Council has just released the latest mobile library timetables bringing further improvements to this highly valued local service. You can download your local timetable here. or, you can find your nearest mobile library stop here. There are ...

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Free eBooks from your local Library

Did you know that Wiltshire’s libraries now offer a free eBook service?  No? Surprised in these hyper-commercial times that you can still get something for nothing? Well here is everything you need to know about Wiltshire’s free (yes free) eBook...

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