AskBoA: Chamber of Commerce Questionnaire

Bradford on Avon is an historic market town and has a strong identity which visitors enjoy. The town has independent retailers and artists who supply a mixture of goods to local and visiting customers. With the change in the economic climate and drop...

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Warning signs and fencing go up at tragic Turleigh field

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Electric fencing and new signs warning about the dangers of walking dogs near cattle have been put up in Turleigh, near Winsley – where a man was trampled to death by cows last week. Retired university lecturer Mike Porter, 66, was crushed when...

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Local volunteers to be awarded

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Hard-working volunteers and community groups who help transform the lives of people in the county will be recognised at the 2013 Wiltshire Voluntary and Community Awards. The awards, run by Wiltshire Council and NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning G...

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The BoA Town Directory has changed

It is now £10 a year (83p a month, 19p a week) [highlight_two]ALL BASIC LISTINGS HAVE NO CONTACT DETAILS.[/highlight_two] bradfordonavon.com/town-directory ‘To add / amend your listing to INCLUDE phone numbers, email, website link, description...

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Town's all made up with anniversary party

More than 500 people came to Bradford on Avon’s Lamb Yard on Friday, to celebrate the first anniversary of the Made in Bradford on Avon community shop. The party included a bar and a barbeque, with residents, business owners and town councillors co...

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Previous cow attack victims speak of fears after tragic farm death

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Victims of cow attacks at a farm in Turleigh, near Winsley, have spoken out about the latest incident, after a man was trampled to death by a herd of cows yesterday. Wiltshire Air Ambulance was called to the incident at about 12.30pm on Monday, but d...

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Man trampled to death by cows in Turleigh

A man was trampled to death by a herd of cows earlier today while walking his dog in a field in Turleigh, near Winsley. Wiltshire Air Ambulance was called to the scene at about 12.30pm, but despite the best efforts of the paramedics, the 66-year-old...

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For Sale: Small electrical energy saving items

Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon have a few energy saving items for sale:- TV Standby Savers, PC Standby Savers and mini electricity monitors. They are £5 each. Great to help you keep an eye on your electricity usage and save electricity and money ...

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Bradford on Avon launches bid to shop criminals

A scheme to improve the communication between businesses about criminal activity in Bradford on Avon has been resurrected, due to a rise in new shops opening up. Traders are being encouraged to keep an eye out for suspicious activity and, if a crime ...

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Kingston Farm Plans Friday 17th May Swan Hotel – News Release

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NEWS RELEASE KINGSTON FARM: EXHIBITION OF PLANS SUBMITTED TO WILTSHIRE COUNCIL The planning application for the employment and housing development at Kingston Farm has now been submitted to Wiltshire Council. You can see the plans and discuss them wi...

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Tattoo shop to open in Bradford on Avon

An artist is hoping to bring some new trade to Bradford on Avon by opening up a tattoo shop and gallery in Silver Street. Verity Scheuber, 23, from Corsley, worked at Studio Ink in Westbury for three years and gained her apprenticeship, before decidi...

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Bradford on Avon boy Offa to help donkey library

Nine-year-old Misha Jensen is preparing to walk 177 miles along Offa’s Dyke to raise money for a donkey-hauled library in Ethiopia. The libraries take books to children and schools in rural areas of the African country, using a cart carrying a rang...

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Funding now available from the Bradford on Avon Area Board

The Bradford on Avon Area Board is now inviting community and voluntary groups, town or parish councils to make applications for community area grants and digital literacy grants during 2013/14. Money is available to support local capital projects th...

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Witness appeal following an attempted distraction burglary

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Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted distraction burglary in Bradford on Avon. The incident took place at a residential address in the Highfield Road / New Road area during the afternoon of Tuesday. Shortly before 3.15p...

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‘Incredible Edible’ Bradford on Avon

Changes are afoot around Bradford on Avon. Slowly little pockets of edible loveliness are springing up in public spaces. Anyone who has visited the railway station in the last few months will have seen what can be achieved on the platform by a small ...

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