AskBoA: Local buses

A couple of years ago, I helped a local community group conduct a thorough audit of the town’s bus stops and shelters – their condition and information provision. The results – which showed that the overall position was far from good ...

AskBoA: Is there a daily newspaper for the town?

Our family would like to have a notice placed in the most appropriate local newspaper. Our deceased family member was a resident in Bradford on Avon. Which newspaper is the most circulated and popular in the community please? My on line enquires indicate ...

AskBoA: Traffic and pedestrians?

A couple of years ago, after the Historic Core Zone negative vote, there was a well-attended meeting in St Margaret’s Hall.  Town Councillors told us they were receptive to residents offering their ideas for what might else be considered to address...

AskBoA: Pedestrian Safety

I know the pedestrian safety is a big issue in the town so here’s a proposal based on research and evidence on integrated transport systems About 15 years ago I made a TV documentary on trying to solve transport problems in towns and cities. We filmed i...

Ask BoA: Bunch of Keys – Barton Farm

Bunch of keys found in Barton Farm (Ford Car) + house keys, on Thursday, handed into BOA Police station.

AskBoA: Blue Paint Marks in front of house

We have just returned from a week away and noticed a blue paint mark on a pot plant at the front of our house. I’m aware that burglers use markers to target houses. Has anyone else noticed this in the Bradford on Avon area? Thanks

AskBoA: Lamb Yard Legacy- how long will this continue?

One of the most hideous public areas in town, come on everyone, make a noise….. Do Pentland own this area, or a private individual?

AskBoA: Not So Beautiful Bradford?

Growing amount of mismatched advertisements for local shops, has turned into a messy and scruffy advert facing tourists as they cross the bridge. Wiltshire Council need to deal with this and organise something appropriate. Some are out of date and chained...

AskBoA: Kingston Mills / Grist Court management company…. how good / bad are they?

Hi guys First post here…. would really appreciate some advice from Grist Court property owners / leaseholders. Am an out-of-towner on the verge of purchasing a Grist Court flat, but just viewed a whole bunch of negative Pentland Estate Management re...

Ask BoA: Have you found a Fob key with a red ribbon?

A Gentleman has lost a Fob key with a red ribbon on yesterday outside hair @ 28 market street. If you have found it, can you contact us: http://www.bradfordonavon.com/contact-us/

AskBoA: Railings on Conigre Hill

What do you think of the scaffolding poles used to line Conigre Hill, probably the best dry stone wall in BOA. Could they be more hideous. They are spaced so close together, there are more than 80 vertical posts for the distance covered. Compared to the o...

AskBoA: Have you seen this Elephant?

This much loved Elephant (about 20cm high) was lost en route from Jones Hill past the Lock Inn, over McKeever Bridge and up Masons Lane to Bath Road. If anyone has seen him, or handed him in somewhere, could you call me on 07956 354240. Many thanks One De...

AskBoA: Search for missing soldiers on Winsley’s Honour Board?

A WOMAN from Winsley is looking for anyone who may be able to help identify the people mentioned on the Honours Board in the Winsley Village Club. Please leave a comment below This is Wiltshire

AskBoA: Enthusiastic New Leaders for NEW U3A Groups?

Calling For enthusiastic Leaders for New U3A Groups If any of the suggestions below interest you, please contact Veronica Bryant For contact details see website  www.boau3a.com SCOTTISH/COUNTRY DANCING Interested in joining and helping to establish this...

AskBoA: Damsons Exchange?

I’ve just picked a couple of buckets of damsons with loads more on the tree. Is anybody interested in making jam/jelly/chutney and would like some in exchange for a jar or two of whatever you make? Other fruit possibly available too. 07480310822

AskBoA: Looking for a experienced, trustworthy and reliable cleaner?

Three town centre householders looking for an experienced, trustworthy and reliable cleaner [with references]  for a half-day-per-week in each house. Please contact V Bryant:  01225 868532

AskBoA: Cleaner Wanted?

Reliable,  local, experienced cleaner wanted to help a busy family in Bradford on Avon. Local references needed. Call 07920802987  Thanks

AskBoA: New Property Series needs couples in Bradford on Avon!

‘Help Us Buy’ is a property series coming to the UK based on an American format is looking for from couples in Bradford and the surrounding areas who are looking to buy their first home together this year and could do with some help, both financia...

AskBoA: Spanish/English conversation exchange?

I have a friend living in Holt who has come from Colombia and who would like to improve her English and is looking for someone who is learning Spanish to have regular meet-ups for conversation-swaps – one hour in Spanish, one in English. She does...

AskBoA: Looking for Bill and Jill Sherman

Please could Bill or Jill contacted Val at the Town Council offices, long lost friends want to make contact with you. Thank you

AskBoA: Volunteers for the Civil War Re-enactment weekend?

Hello As I hope you all are aware the Town Council are putting on the Civil War Re-enactment weekend on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July. Unfortunately we are a little low on volunteers to help support the event. I am therefore putting a shout out for s...

AskBoA: Workshop space for small commercial kitchen?

We are a small confectionery and home baking business looking for a space to use as a commercial kitchen. Workshops, units or even an annex would be considered. Phone: 07446030259  Email: moc.l1495722373iamg@149572237388yev1495722373racei1495722373bbed1495722373   Thanks Debbie

AskBoA: Police appeal over spate of Winsley car thefts

POLICE are appealing for information following a spate of thefts from motor vehicles in the Winsley area last week. Two cars were broken into in Broomground, Winsley, and another in Northfield on May 11 with both being report at 9.29am and 1.29pm respecti...

AskBoA: Westbury Cement Works Chimney Demolition

The chimney at Westbury is due to be grounded very soon. Does anyone know demolition date and time?

AskBoA: Does anyone else own an electric vehicle and had a similar experience to myself at these spaces ?

I am writing with regards to the two electric vehicle charging spaces in the Station Approach car park. As an owner of a recently purchased electric vehicle I have had cause to make use of these spaces provided by the council to CHARGE your vehicle free o...

AskBoA: Police appealing for information after a dozen vehicles damaged

POLICE are appealing for information after a dozen vehicles were damaged in Bradford on Avon on April 5. Wing mirrors were smashed off several of the vehicles in Budbury Place and one car had its back mirror smashed in. Police received a number of calls f...

AskBoA: Are you a music lover? Or interested in getting to know a rising star in the opera world, a singer or member of the orchestra? Iford Festival is looking for hosts this summer.

Are you a music lover? Or interested in getting to know a rising star in the opera world, a singer or member of the orchestra? Iford Festival is looking for hosts this summer. Do you have a spare room? Accommodation needed for dates in June, July and Augu...

AskBoA: Anyone interested in a game of cricket?

I’m what you would call an amateur of the highest order when it comes to cricket. I’d say I’m a late order batsman. About a number 9. I also can’t bowl all that well… Having looked at the local teams and considered my options...

AskBoA: Bradford on Avon wall

A TEAM of volunteers in Bradford on Avon are appealing for more helpers to go at it hammer and tong to repair a historic stone wall by the Kennet & Avon Canal. The volunteers, flanked by the Canal & River Trust and a professional stonemason, have ...

AskBoA: Can you help?

Bradford on Avon Museum Society require premises in the town to accommodate the research group who need workshop space to store and examine their numerous artifacts. If you can help please contact Mervy Harris on 01225 863440 or moc.d1495722373uolci1495722373@sirr1495722373aheem1495722373 BoA T...

AskBoA: Lost set of Keys?

A set of keys were lost on Saturday morning (2nd April) probably somewhere along Trowbridge road. They have not been handed into the Police Station. If anyone finds them or handed them in somewhere could they contact Charlie on 07956 354240. Many thanks. ...

AskBoA: Dog mess on our streets is getting out of hand!

Hi there Has anyone else noticed that the amount of dogs fouling the Trowbridge Road going into town has increased hugely over the last few months? Its getting beyond a joke- my two young children have both fallen foul (no pun intended) to the increasing ...

AskBoA: Spanish student seeks homestay summer 2016?

Hi A student of mine from Spain is seeking accommodation – preferably with a family for a couple of weeks in the summer holidays.  Her aim is to combine improving her English with staying in a family environment – and she would probably go ...

AskBoA: Conversational German tuition?

I am returning to Germany in June to attend a Rosen Method Bodywork Intensive and would like to improve my schoolboy German of 65 years ago. I live in Bradford on Avon and am looking for 1-to-1 tuition in Conversational German. moc.l1495722373iamg@1495722373tnahp1495722373ilam.1495722373hplaR1495722373

AskBoA: Flour markings randomly in town?

Any idea what group or organisation is spraying signs on pavements around the hillside area of the town. Looks like a trail or quiz. Its usina white flour mixture along footpaths and across roads. Anyone have any idea?

AskBoA: More Bradford Car Drivers needed for car design research project!

I am an automotive design PhD student at Brunel University, living in Bradford. To finish my research I need to interview 20 more car drivers about the way they use the various secondary controls in their car (like wipers, stereo, or  air con). The inter...

AskBoA: Lost a USB stick, found near Tithe Barn?

USB MEMORY STICK FOUND AT PLAYGROUND NEAR TITHE BARN on 28th Dec Pls contact 07899792319 to claim

AskBoA: Lost dog near Sainsbury’s?

I spotted a small dog – looked like a chihuahua cross, ginger in colour with a bright red colour – loose near the grass bank as you enter / exit Sainsbury’s.  This was around 2 pm on 29th Dec.  Dog looked to be unsure of the area as he...

AskBoA: Geologists’ advice needed?

Frack Free Bradford on Avon is looking for someone who can interpret a geological map and associated documents. Bradford on Avon is one part of Wiltshire where exploratory drilling for coal bed methane could be taking place. So, we need to know where thes...

AskBoA: Car owners wanted to help with PhD research project

I am a PhD design student recently moved to Bradford. To finish my research I need to interview about 20 ordinary car drivers about the way they use various secondary controls in their car (like wipers, stereo, sat nav etc). The interviews take place insi...

AskBoA: Missing iPhone. Please Help?

Hi. Last night I went to an event at St Margaret’s Hall and I have misplaced my iPhone. I think that I may have miss-located it in and around St Margarets car park and the small park adjacent to it. I would be very grateful if anyone with knowledge...

AskBoA: Missing Key fob/LED light?

Hi. I’ve lost a key fob with an LED light attached, somewhere between Town & Belcombe Lane (via Swimming Baths, Barton Farm, and second rail foot crossing) on Friday 20th November. If anyone has found this, or has had it handed in at all, IR...

AskBoA: Looking for a home?

I’m new to the area and looking for a room or a studio to rent while I search for an eventual home….I’m a middle-aged female holistic practitioner and singer, writer. The home: I’m  looking to connect with people who are intereste...

AskBoA: Recent rumblings?

Does anyone know the cause of the recent rumbling noises that can be heard in BoA? I was at Hilperton yesterday and the noise was even louder there and continued throughout the evening and then suddenly stopped at 11pm.

AskBoA: Anyone found my khaki Gap jacket?

Hello, I just wondered if my khaki Gap jacket has been found anywhere? I lost it in the area between St Margaret’s car park, the toilets there, Orton jewellery, the Saxon church etc. I would be so happy if you had found it! You can contact me via vi...

AskBoA: Lost Black Cat

Our cat Murphy hasn’t been seen since 6th September, we live on Southville Road and he usually doesnt travel far from home, we’re all really worried he may be stuck in someones shed or garage. He is an older cat, jet black with no collar but h...

AskBoA: Lost baby’s blanket?

Hi all, apologies for posting here as this isn’t exactly town news but my 4 month year old’s blanket has gone missing somewhere in the town. It has huge sentimental value to us because it has been knitted in five different colours, red, yellow...

AskBoA: Fibre Optic Broadband for Town Centre?

The bottom part of the town centre and Kingston Mill don’t seem to have fibre optic broadband.  Does anyone know if the new green box that has gone up next to the gold letterbox  is for fibre optic for Kingston Mill and the town centre? Thanks.

AskBoA: Collection Box Coordinator?

You’ll be amazed how much money is donated through collection boxes placed locally. As a Collection Box Coordinator you will be responsible for distributing as many boxes as possible to both existing and newly sourced locations in Bradford on Avon. Whet...

AskBoA: Two sudden deaths in Church Street?

Has anyone an explanation for the sudden almost complete absence of bothersome seagulls in the town centre?  Within the past three days a headless pidgeon fell from the sky into Abbey House car park and another in the Saxon Chapel garden, thoroughly pluc...