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Haven’t played netball for a while, want to come and meet new people?? Please come along to St Laurance School, Fridays, term time 7pm-8.30pm, please call me on 01225 864874 if you need more details. (Contributed by: Nicola Murray)

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Pancake race pics

There’s a nice gallery of photos from the pancake race over on bath.co.uk. Andrew Eberlin also posted some photos on his Flickr feed.

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Videos from last week's "City for a Day" radio broadcast in BoA

Via bath.co.uk, and Wiltshire Web on YouTube, here are some videos of the BBC 5Live broadcast at the Wiltshire Music Centre:

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BoA wins "City for a Day" contest

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Bradford on Avon was named as the winner of BBC Radio 5 Live’s “City for a Day” competition this morning. From the Wiltshire Times: Bradford on Avon has triumphed in the contest to become the 5 Live City of 2012 this morning. All we...

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Ask BoA: Interested in going to/helping to start a netball/basketball team?

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Hi, I’ve just moved to Bradford on Avon, I’d be interested in going to/helping to start a netball/basketball team. Please leave a comment if you’re interested. (Contributed by: Isabel)

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BoA On Radio 5 "City" Shortlist

BBC Radio 5 is running a poll to find the “5 Live City of 2012”, and Bradford on Avon is on the shortlist. The Queen will create a new city this year, as part of her Jubilee celebrations. Twenty five towns have applied for the honour (you...

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Thank you for last night's Christmas lights switch on

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I’d like to say a huge thank you to all those involved in last night’s Christmas lights switch on and well done to the organisers. There was a lovely, friendly, community atmosphere and it was fantastic to see Lamb Yard being used for the first t...

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Ask BoA: Jackdaws massing between Trowbridge Road?

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I was wondering if anyone else in bradford was aware, and could shed some light on the extraordinary amount of jackdaw birds that seem to be massing between trowbridge rd, and the golf course every morning??? I would very much appreciate any info on ...

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Fairtrade Award

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Bradford on Avon is part of the Wiltshire Fairtrade Coalition, which was Highly Commended for Outstanding Achievement Award. We were presented with the certificate by Fairtrade Foundation Executive Director Harriet Lamb CBE, at the national Fairtrade...

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Ask BoA: Where can I play netball?

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Hello, I have recently moved to BOA and am wanting to know what local sporting teams there are that I may be able to join ? In particular netball. Not sure where to find this information so am starting here but if anyone could point me in the right d...

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BoA steam train video

Found on YouTube:

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A different view of BoA

This is a special kind of panoramic photo called a Gigapan, and shows an unusual view of two of our town’s churches. You can see it full size (and zoom in to see more details) on this page.

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Bridge debate: have your say

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No other topic on this website generates quite as much interest, or quite as many comments by the public, as the proposed new bridge between Kingston Mills and the library car park. I’m wary of allowing the topic to swamp everything else here. ...

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Bridge council meeting report in Wilts Times

Wiltshire Times: “In a heated debate town councillors made their views known about the best course of action for the future. Mayor Peter Leach said: “Now we all know this information, we have got to decide whether we want to proceed with anot...

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The result of the Town Council’s household Bridge survey/vote

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The result of the Town Council’s household Bridge survey/vote is: voting papers posted – 4,487 voting papers returned – 2,753 response – 61% spoilt papers 23 valid votes 2,730 Yes votes 1,164 No votes 1,566 voting shares Yes 42% No 57% respon...

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