Bradford hairdressers cut a deal

Two hairdressers from Bradford on Avon who remained friends after working together for eight years have joined forces. Pat Wicheard, 50, owned Chop N Change hairdressers in Huntingdon Street for 34 years but decided to sell her business as she wanted...

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Stars unveil Miles Kington memorial bench

Stars Joanna Lumley and Terry Jones celebrated the life of their late friend and journalist Miles Kington on Sunday when they opened his memorial bench at the Dundas Aqueduct. Friends, family, colleagues and admirers gathered on the towpath of the Ke...

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Applications are now being taken for the Police & Crime Commissioner's £1 million Innovation Fund.

Applications are now being taken for the second round of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s £1 million Innovation Fund. Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson is looking to commission community and voluntary ...

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Help shape the future

Local people are being asked to take five minutes to help shape the future of Wiltshire. If you want to make a difference and have a say about the future, please complete this simple online survey by clicking on the link below: [button color=coffee ...

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Bradford on Avon Museum's up for discussion

From September, we are starting up a new Museum group for Members.  The Discussion Group will be held on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:30pm in the Library Meeting Room.  These informal sessions are FREE to Members and will cover a broad r...

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We are looking for inspirational individuals

The Employment & Skills Team at Wiltshire Council are running many different activities under a Wiltshire Skills 4 Success Programme, one of these is with Primary Schools in Wiltshire. We are looking for inspirational individuals (e.g. authors, a...

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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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