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Alzheimer’s Society Roadshow will visit Bradford-on-Avon

People of Bradford-on-Avon, as well as the surrounding area, will soon have the opportunity to put their questions to experts and find out more about dementia as Alzheimer’s Society’s Roadshow visits at the end of the month. The charity’s mobile inf...

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Miss Nash

My 13 year old son and I are looking to rent a 2/3 bedroom house in Bradford on Avon. We have been looking for a while but sadly nothing has been available yet that we like. I would like to know of recommendations of secondary schools close by and any pri...

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Free piano

Hi, Roberts standard size upright piano.It is in good condition, in tune (but slightly below concert pitch). The top D is stuck but fixable. Free – but pick up from my house on Sladesbrook, Bradford-on-Avon. Pop me an email if you or any group you k...

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Mr Buster White

Hi I am possibly looking for retail premises to rent in Bradford on Avon. I was actually born in Bradford on Avon (on a plank over the toilet at Bradford on Avon hospital, my mother was always late and didn’t quite make it to the maternity ward in time)...

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Support your local author

Bradford on Avon author, James Ellis, is seeking Patrons for his second novel, An Other’s Look, which is being published by Unbound Books. Patrons are a community of book lovers who bring new voices to published writing by pre-ordering digital or paperb...

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Performance opportunity – Iford Arts

Iford Arts are looking for two young actors (male) to take part in a professional opera, Handel’s Partenope at Iford Arts (just outside of Bath). You will be required to attend two rehearsals in London, one on Friday 15th May, the second tbc You will th...

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Collecting Children’s shoes at Dible and Roy

Do you have any shoes that your children have grown out of? We have a collection box in our foyer at Dible & Roy, Bridge Street for the charity Afrikaya.  These shoes will go to a project in The Gambia where the children often pick up parasites s...

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Changes to the Bradford on Avon town bus service

Wiltshire Council have recently published some changes to the Town Bus schedule, and re-iterate that the 265 service will supplement any shortfalls presented by this. Cllr Alex Kay said: ‘The Town Council are dedicated to examine any further proposed ch...

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Good news for our Bridge!

As you drive through our beautiful town, you will often see, come rain or shine, volunteers from the Lorry Watch team, taking note of the countless heavy goods vehicles who chose to ignore the restriction signs, and drive over our historic bridge. By taki...

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Roadworks use a longer-lasting surface

DRIVERS in Bradford on Avon have faced lengthy delays this week because of road closures, while Wiltshire Council lays a new type of surface which should mean the new road lasts longer. This is Wiltshire

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Roadworks postponed this weekend

PLANS to resurface a mini-roundabout in the centre of Bradford on Avon have been postponed this weekend because of forecasted wet weather. This is Wiltshire

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ROADWORKS UPDATE: Silver Street/Market Street/Town Bridge

We have just heard from Wiltshire Council that the planned resurfacing of the mini roundabout at the junction of Market Street and Silver Street WILL NOT be taking place on Sunday 18th March as previously notified. There will be a temporary surface and ra...

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How your Council Tax will be spent

Leader of the Council Cllr Dom Newton outlines the town council’s budget priorities for the coming year I hope very much that you have had a great start to the year – and are enjoying the lighter evenings as we head into the Spring.   We’ve had a ...

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Major roadworks cause long delays

DRIVERS trying to get through Bradford on Avon face long delays this week while Wiltshire Council contractors work on improvements to two major routes through the town. This is Wiltshire

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Volunteers are the unsung heroes of Storm Emma

MANAGERS at Dorothy House Hospice Care in Winsley have said a big ‘Thank You’ to local people, Hospice staff and supporters for their generous efforts to help Hospice staff deliver patient care with minimum disruption despite the freezing conditions, ...

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Road closure plans could cause chaos

WILTSHIRE Council has altered plans for two road closures in Bradford on Avon, meaning no traffic will be able to get through the town on the evening of March 11. This is Wiltshire

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Updates on weather

The Town Council Offices will be closed today, Friday 2nd March, due to bad weather. Wiltshire Police are advising drivers NOT to venture out today, after a number of accidents, snow drifts and stuck vehicles have blocked roads for emergency vehicles. If ...

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Accommodation available for local man

  HALLS CHARITY Self-contained One Bedroomed Flat Historic Grade II* Almshouse property in the centre of Bradford-on-Avon.  One bedroomed (shared garden) first floor flat will soon be available.  You must be:- Single Male Mature (over 50 years) Of ...

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House fire started in bedroom

DAMAGE caused by a fire that started in a bedroom was being cleared away this morning after fire crews put out the blaze at a home in Bradford on Avon. This is Wiltshire

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Push for pollution talks with leader

THE leader of Bradford on Avon Town Council has invited Baroness Jane Scott, the Conservative leader of Wiltshire Council, to visit the town to discuss air quality and pollution. This is Wiltshire

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Save the Date! The Duck Race is coming….

The Annual BoA Duck Race is coming up on Easter Monday, 2nd April, and there will be prizes to win!  Last year we had so many visitors to the Town that we sold out of ducks, so keep an eye on our website, social media and noticeboards over the next few w...

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Save the Date! The Duck Race is coming….

The Annual BoA Duck Race is coming up on Easter Monday, 2nd April, and there will be prizes to win!  Last year we had so many visitors to the Town that we sold out of ducks, so keep an eye on our website, social media and noticeboards over the next few w...

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Urgent Road Closure – Cemetery Lane

Wiltshire Council Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Urgent Closure of Cemetery Lane, Bradford on Avon WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 15 February 2018, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the int...

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Hunger strike for votes change

FOUR members of the Make Votes Matter group in Bradford on Avon took part in a 24-hour hunger strike on Monday and Tuesday to highlight the inequality in the UK voting system. This is Wiltshire

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What to do if the River Avon Floods

Following a period of heavy rain the river Avon may overspill its banks. Within the last few years we have experienced serious flooding in the centre of town and localised flooding due to very heavy run-off in areas away from the river where it was not ne...

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Bradford on Avon faces major road closures

BOTH main roads through Bradford on Avon will be closed on different days in March for roadworks, including a whole day closure of the Town Bridge which means locals face a diversion through Trowbridge. This is Wiltshire

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Notice of upcoming road closures

We have received notice from Wiltshire Council of the following temporary road closures in Bradford on Avon over the coming weeks: Temporary Closure of: Woolley Street (Part), Bradford on Avon (05/02/2018 for four weeks) Temporary Closure of: A363 (Part) ...

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Lorry Watch managers frustrate volunteers

WILTSHIRE Council and Wiltshire Police have refused to state “for legal reasons” why there have been no Lorry Watch prosecutions in Bradford on Avon for the past year. This is Wiltshire

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Protecting Bradford on Avon from flooding

The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Wiltshire Council, Bradford on Avon Town Council and other organisations to investigate options for a flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk to Bradford on Avon from the River Avon. A drop-in se...

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Flood defence talks on Tuesday

RESIDENTS of Bradford on Avon will have a chance to discuss the town’s flood defences with the Environment Agency next week. This is Wiltshire

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£1m flood defence plan for Bradford on Avon

FLOOD defences costing in excess of £1 million could be installed in Bradford on Avon to provide a long-term solution to the town’s problems when the River Avon water levels rise. This is Wiltshire

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Meet Your Councillor

You told us that you’d like more opportunities to see your Councillors and to be given the chance to raise ideas and concerns, so starting this month, and every second Saturday of the month throughout 2018, we will be holding ‘Meet your Counci...

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2018 Policing Precept Consultation

Message from Angus Macpherson MBE Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon The policing precept consultation is looking for the views of Wiltshire residents on the proposed increase of £12 a year.    Currently the average band D househol...

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Assault on man in Bradford on Avon

Message from https://www.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk “We are appealing for information and witnesses to an incident in which a 58-year-old man was assaulted. At approximately 11.45pm on Saturday 16 December, the man was walking passed Bradford on Avo...

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Dotty makes cakes galore

A BRADFORD on Avon resident who doesn’t eat or even like cake has launched her own business – making cakes!     Website   This is Wiltshire

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Flood defences up in Bradford on Avon

We are so grateful to all the Community Emergency Volunteers (CEVs) for their hard work helping to keep Bradford on Avon safe.  Wiltshire Times have more information on the rising river situation HERE and for up to date information on river levels visit:...

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Vandalism spate is disappointing

A TOWN councillor has condemned the mindless vandalism and thefts from premises in Bradford on Avon’s Victory Field recreation ground. This is Wiltshire

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Seasons Greetings from Bradford on Avon Town Council

Don’t forget, waste collection times vary over the festive period.For more info visit Wiltshire Council HERE To report issues such as: Highways and Street Scene issues Environmental Enforcement Trading Standards Car parks Weather emergencies Waste F...

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