McGeever Fever

Ed McKeever returned home to a huge welcoming crowd. The sun shone gold as Bradford on Avon’s Olympic gold medal winner met an army of supporters. The kayak king, who was victorious in the K1 200m at Eton Dorney, met fans at the golden post box in ...

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Gold for BoA

Ed McKeever’s dad Derek with the golden postbox Bradford on Avon woke up to a golden post box this morning (Sunday) to honour the Olympic achievements of the town’s kayak king Ed McKeever who scooped top spot in the K1 200m at Eton Dorney yes...

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Find out if your home is losing heat

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The Thermal Image Project by Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon is a searchable database of about 1000 homes in BoA, photographed with a thermal imaging camera to see where heat is escaping. You can see if your home is included by going to the site an...

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Free wifi now available in BoA Library

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Bradford town library now has a wifi network you can connect to with your own computer, tablet or smartphone. To use it, use your device to search for wifi networks. Select the one called “Wilts Online”. You should be taken to a registrat...

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Lorry Watch – Update

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Lorry Watch has secured its first prosecution for a truck crossing the 18t weight limit on the town bridge. The company were fined £500 plus costs and more cases are in the pipeline. Lorry Watch continues. (Contributed by: Steph Ridout)

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McKeever's return sparks a gold rush in Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times: MCKEEVER fever took Bradford on Avon by storm this afternoon when the town’s golden boy returned to greet his army of fans. The kayak king, who took gold in the K1 200m at Eton Dorney, on Saturday, August 11, was greeted by hundred...

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AskBoa: Can anyone recommend a builder specialising in damp in BOA?

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I am looking for some help with a potential damp issue in our 1700’s cottage in the Newtown area of BOA. If anyone could recommend a builder with the sufficient knowledge of the area we would be hugely grateful. Please leave any comments / suggesti...

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Behind the scenes at Moulton Bikes

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Bradford on Avon's – Ed McKeever Wins Gold

From BBC Sport Ed McKeever powered to victory in the men’s 200m kayak to win Britain’s 26th gold medal of the 2012 Olympics. McKeever crossed the line in 36.246 seconds to win Britain’s second ever Olympic canoe sprint gold medal a...

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Ask BOA: Interested in cycling

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Hi I have just moved to Bradford on Avon and I am a keen cyclist. I’d be interested in joining a local club if there are any about or start a small group of us to go on regular rides. Comment if interested. (Contributed by: Ben Abbott)

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AskBOA: Bridge sessions?

Can anyone help me with the options for organised bridge in Bradford on Avon? I’m new to the town, but would like to play. Please email any information to me at moc.s1542466741koobe1542466741notse1542466741ulb@l1542466741iam1542466741 (Contributed by: Jocelyn)

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Videos from local community affairs event

Did you know that BoA Community Area Network has published a series of videos filmed during the “Local Knowledge Local Action” event held at St Laurence school back in February? This, for example, is the video about transport: There are r...

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Ask BoA: What is this?

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Browsing Bradford on Avon via Bing Maps, I noticed what looks like a solar energy installation off the Holt Road. Does anyone know anything more about it? Is it permanent? Does it supply electricity to local homes? Who owns and operates it? (Asked by...

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Wanted: Collectors

Iam looking for collectors in Bradford on Avon to share what they collect with the local people and myself. I would like to interview them and talk about their collections, they can collect anything from bottle tops to garden gnomes. Please contact m...

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Bradford on Avon Active Travel Map

Climate Friendly BoA’s Active Travel Map is now available around town from the TIC, Library, Made in Bradford and various other outlets. The map shows footpaths, cycleable roads and bus routes around the town. If you want to use your car less and w...

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