Bradford on Avon show blooms in new venue

Bradford on Avon’s annual flower show proved as popular as ever, despite having to move to a new venue. Refurbishment work at St Margaret’s Hall left organisers having to swap to Christ Church Primary School in Berryfield Road. Mayor John Potter,...

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BoA Area Board to discuss new Wiltshire 20 mph policy

Wiltshire Council’s Bradford on Avon Area Board next meets on Wednesday 18 September at St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon. The meeting starts at 6.30 for 7pm and all are welcome. Area Board papers here http://cms.wiltshire.gov.uk/ieListDoc...

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Christmas is coming – too fast for many!

Christmas is coming – too fast for many! Most people, even if they do not bother with decorations at any other time of year, take pride in making their homes attractive for the Festive Season. However, even the best home makers run out of ideas or ...

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The Fall Ball Fundraiser Evening 12th October 2013

An exciting new event joins the local annual charity fundraiser calendar this autumn with the first Fall Ball on October 12th at the Lansdown Hall, Trowbridge, from 7pm onwards. The black-tie event for up to 250 guests promises to be a great night ou...

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Vote for BoA business in national Deborah Meaden Award

Bradford on Avon gift publisher, From You to Me have been selected to represent the South West in a national business award organised by Dragons’ Den’s Deborah Meaden. Vote for From You to Me to win mentoring by Deborah herself, and help ...

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Bradford on Avon floral show looms

Entries for the Bradford on Avon Flower Show, at Christ Church School from 2pm to 4.30pm next Sunday, will close on Thursday. Forms are available from the town council and Tourist Information Centre. This is Wiltshire

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PETITION – Charge for plastic bags

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Petition Charge for plastic bags Come and sign the petition outside PIHA in Lamb Yard Bradford on Avon Friday 30th August Morning before it goes off to our MP. We have 950 signatures – help make it 1000! Plastic carrier bags create litter and pollu...

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Bradford on Avon meeting over hall renovation issues

Bradford on Avon Town Council meets on Tuesday to discuss ongoing issues with the floor in St Margaret’s Hall. Pits were discovered under the floor at the foyer end of the hall last month and it was decided to scan the floor with radar to look for ...

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Step out for Bradford on Avon's walking festival

Walkers of all abilities will once again be gathering in Bradford on Avon next month to take part in the three-day Festival of Walking. The festival, in its second year, will run from September 6-8 and people will be able to explore the countryside a...

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Connecting Wiltshire

In July 2012, Wiltshire Council secured £4.5 million through the government’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund to improve transport services and transport information in Wiltshire. These improvements include: Working with First Great Western to pr...

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Sort our lorry rat run, say Bradford on Avon protestors

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Campaigners in Woolley Street near Bradford on Avon are fighting back after years of disruption from speeding vehicles and large lorries through their historic hamlet. Friends of Woolley was set up seven years ago with the aim to conserve and enhance...

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BoA Seniors Forum – Looks out for members

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BRADFORD on Avon Area Seniors Forum, which holds regular meetings, is looking for new members. More details from Manny Gillespie on 01225 863923. This is Wiltshire

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Return of The Duchess

BRADFORD on Avon artist Paul Emsley will be welcoming home his portrait of The Duchess of Cam-bridge when it is moved to The Holburne Museum in Bath next month. The first official painting of the duchess, entitled HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, was un...

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Invitation to BoA Residents – No. 1 Royal Crescent Seeks Volunteers

The recently re-opened No. 1 Royal Crescent in Bath is recruiting volunteers to help in the museum shop. Are you friendly, enthusiastic, interested in the history of Bath? We are looking for people who can offer 4 hours a fortnight, preferably a week...

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Now Winsley gets a taste for edible planters

After the success of Bradford on Avon’s Incredible Edibles scheme, Winsley is looking for people to help them create their own edible planters. Lamb Yard, in Bradford on Avon, has housed several plants, including strawberries, blueberries and herbs...

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