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Bradford on Avon school seeks new parent governor

A vacancy has arisen for a new parent governor on the St Laurence School governing body in Bradford on Avon. Parent governors are appointed for a four-year term and are elected by parents if there are more candidates than vacancies. Governors need to be a...

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Sport Relief 2014 at Sainsbury's BOA

Another great event at Sainsbury’s Bradford on Avon organised by Proto-col and Body-Tech Gym This year we were supported by Mayor of BOA John Potter and numerous local businesses including our latest neighbours Steve Vick International, CPS motors, ...

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Job: Full-time Office/Online Marketing Administrator

Varn Media is a unique and growing Bradford on Avon based company that combines website design and development with search engine marketing, digital marketing, PR and website statistical analysis. We are looking for an organised and efficient office/onlin...

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Weekly computer club, Bradford Library every Monday

We’re keen to promote our weekly computer club, which takes place in Bradford Library every Monday afternoon, from 2 – 4pm. This is a free club, run by Wiltshire Online volunteers. People can get free, one-to-one support with all the basics of compute...

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Amazing Success For Lorry Watch

The following cases were heard in Swindon Court yesterday 18th March Wiltshire Council v Evans Transport Ltd (Barnstaple, Devon)        fine = £400    costs = £100    Victim Surcharge = £40    Total = £540 Wiltshire Council v CCF Ltd (...

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What is Bradford on Avon's Historic Core Zone?

The aim of the Historic Core Zone in Bradford on Avon is to ‘rebalance the relationship between pedestrians and vehicles and to reduce the dominance and intimidation of traffic’. This is how the initiative has developed… 2008: Taming the Traffic...

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Bradford on Avon's Historic Core Zone: the case against

Bradford on Avon’s Historic Core Zone scheme aims to ‘rebalance’ the relationship between pedestrians and vehicles, but has divided opinion in the town. One side says it will be a ‘boost’ while the other says ‘dream on, get real’… Godf...

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Bradford on Avon's Historic Core Zone: the case for

Bradford on Avon’s Historic Core Zone scheme aims to ‘rebalance’ the relationship between pedestrians and vehicles, but has divided opinion in the town. One side says it will be a ‘boost’ while the other says ‘dream on, get real’… Gera...

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Thank you Bradford on Avon

The customers of Sainsbury’s Bradford on Avon have donated a fabulous 245 Kilos of food to the Bath Food Bank.0ver the last ten weeks Food is being donated at the rate of a large trolley full ever two weeks. Volunteers Trish and Rob celebrated colle...

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Conservative wins Bradford on Avon by-election

Conservative Martin Newman won the by-election for Bradford on Avon Town Council’s North Ward by 48 votes on Thursday. The turnout was 28.9 per cent and Mr Newman received a total of 556 votes, while Liberal Democrat candidate Fiona Best received 50...

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Pair pop up to open Bradford on Avon shop

Two friends who met through the vintage market scene have joined forces to open their own vintage pop-up boutique in Bradford on Avon called Mishmash and Granny Dot’s. Patricia Ellis-Keeler owned Mishmash, a pop-up shop in Bath, for nine months and met ...

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BoA Walkers are Welcome: Walks

MONTHLY WALKS Our monthly, half day walks are free and open to anyone and usually between 5 and 7 miles long. We start from outside the Tourist Information Centre in Westbury Gardens and try to take in a coffee stop, so are normally out for around 2.5 hou...

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Tennis Xpress – Learn to play in 6 weeks

Tennis Xpress – For complete beginners. Learn to play in 6 weeks. Simple structure to sessions to enable people to learn to play tennis quicky, simply and have fun!. Run by Dawn Riley LTA Tennis Coach. Equipment provided Starts: Wednesday 23 April 2...

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Historic Core Zone splits opinion in Bradford on Avon

A petition has been set up for residents and businesses in Bradford on Avon in support of the town’s Historic Core Zone which includes the removal of the Market Street zebra crossing. The HCZ aims to rebalance the relationship between motorists and pede...

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Job: Play leader vacancy

Hollyhocks is a charity run Kindergarten with Steiner roots, a member of the Pre-School Learning Alliance and registered with Ofsted. Our Kindergarten offers parents in the area a unique educational approach for their children: one that fosters the develo...

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Pancake races 2014

Bradford on Avon held the annual pancake race in fine style this year. John Potter was the starter for the adult race, lots of businesses took park with much dressing up Winner of the new frying pan trophy was Steve of C.S. Bowyer’s he’s new t...

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Job: Part Time Grower

Bradford on Avon Community Agriculture (BoACA) is looking for a temporary p/t grower (2 – 3 days pw) to start immediately (or asap). The temp grower will work alongside the existing p/t grower to action the growing plan for a vegetable box scheme. Payme...

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Grant to help maintain Bradford on Avon twinning link

Bradford on Avon and District French Twinning Association has received a town council grant to help maintain the twinning link between the town and Sully-sur-Loire. The £600 grant will go towards representing the town at formal events and receptions duri...

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Pancake Race

The Town Bridge will be closed for the annual Pancake Race next Tuesday 4th March. We need: Sponsored Runners Volunteers AND Spectators Please come and join in.

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Tuk tuk record-breaker to give Winsley talk

Teacher Nick Gough, who grew up in Turleigh, will give an illustrated talk on his record-breaking journey around the world in a tuk tuk on Monday. The journey to promote and advance education in developing countries saw Mr Gough and his friend Richard Sea...

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Lorry Watch Prosecutions February 2014

Hi The following successful Lorry Watch prosecutions took place during February 2014 following crossings of the Bradford- on-Avon town bridge Wiltshire Council v Stephen Heckingbottom (driver) – Fine = £200 Costs = £75 Victim Surcharge = £20 TOTA...

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Bradford on Avon race promises to be even batter

Bradford on Avon’s popular pancake race is back and bigger than ever with three events happening on Shrove Tuesday. The 20-year-old tradition starts on March 4 with the children’s races in Lamb Yard at 3.30pm followed by two races – rather than the ...

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Rebel Angel

Company Name: Rebel Angel / Earthworks School for the Healing Arts Name: Janelle Scialla Address: 158 Avoncliff, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2HB Phone: 01225 309 207 Website: www.rebel-angel.co.uk Describe your business: Rebel Angel: Rebel Angel ove...

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Electrifying news for Bradford on Avon rail station

Bradford on Avon is continuing its quest to reduce its carbon footprint after two more electric car charging points were installed in the station car park. Wiltshire Council received funding of £180,000 by the Office of Low Emission Vehicles to install t...

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Wiltshire Dementia Strategy Consultation

The draft dementia strategy for the county has been agreed by Wiltshire Council and NHS Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group and is now going out for a three month consultation. People with an interest in dementia, whether through personal or profession...

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AskBoA: Best Places For Residents To Park?

I am due to move to BoA town centre in the next couple of weeks, and I am very curious about where I will be able to park! The property doesn’t come with a space, and the nearest free on-street parking seems to be an 8 to 10 minute walk away!! Any a...

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AskBoA: Collectors Needed!

Marie Curie Cancer Care – Great Daffodil Appeal 2014 Volunteers needed in Bradford On Avon to help collect for this year’s Great Daffodil Appeal! Do you have an hour or two to spare? if so we could really do with your help. We have a couple of...

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Help for those affected by flooding from the CAB

The Citizens’ Advice Bureau has posted the following advice for homeowners affected by the recent floods. Click here for advice The article covers to following subjects, for people affected by flooding. Help from the government – grants that are avail...

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Bradford on Avon plan to bolster flood defences

Bradford on Avon Mayor John Potter is pushing forward with plans to protect the town from flooding. Flood defences supplied by Bristol City Council were installed in the Bull Pit and Westbury Gardens last week as river levels rapidly rose. Despite a week ...

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Vegetable Volunteers Needed!

If you have a bit of spare time and are looking to get involved with an exciting project, Bradford on Avon Community Agriculture have several volunteer roles coming up for election at the AGM this February. The current acting chair and treasurer are stepp...

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138-home plan gets the go-ahead for Bradford on Avon

Plans for 138 homes to be built on the Kingston Farm site in Bradford on Avon has been unanimously approved by Wiltshire Council planners this afternoon. The council’s strategic planning committee approved the mixed use development on Holt Road, which w...

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Electric car charging in Station Car Park

There are now two charging points for electric vehicles (EVs) in the Station Car Park. It’s free to charge your car although you still need to pay for parking. These were installed by Wiltshire Council using Government money from the Local Sustainab...

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More flood defences go up in Bradford on Avon

More flood defences are being put in place in Bradford on Avon this afternoon as the Environment Agency warns the town that water levels will peak at 11pm tonight. Barriers were put in place in the Bull Pit last night but are now being erected in Westbury...

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Your village needs you

A COMMITTEE set up in Winsley to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War later this year wants people with memorabilia and information on relatives to help with an exhibition. Phillip Bush, 71, of Ashley Lane, helped set up the committee with t...

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Job: Hall Manager Vacancy

Bradford on Avon Town Council are seeking to recruit the following position: Hall Manager (£22,443 – £25,727) per annum The person appointed will be responsible for the successful operation and management of St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon....

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Office Desk Space To Rent in Bradford on Avon

We are a web design and search engine marketing company based on Newtown in Bradford on Avon and have just expanded our office so have some desk space available to rent. We have a relaxed working environment so if you are looking to work in an office and ...

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Money available for health needs in Bradford on Avon

The Friends of Bradford on Avon Community Healthcare are able to offer financial assistance, up to £5000 each to local organisations or groups who support the healthcare or social needs of residents of BOA & surrounding villages. We hope to assist th...

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Save our zebra, say Bradford on Avon residents

Campaigners in Bradford on Avon have launched a petition to stop the removal of the zebra crossing in Market Street that has been proposed in the Historic Core Zone scheme. The Save Our Zebra petition was started by concerned residents Godfrey Marks and K...

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Buddhist monks to help run new temple in Bradford on Avon

The former Orient Express restaurant in Bradford on Avon is to become a Buddhist temple after Wiltshire Council approved a change of use request. Now called the Ton Boon Trust, the restaurant in Bridge Street closed in 2012. It was classed as a meditation...

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Bradford on Avon appeal for more garden offerings

Bradford on Avon’s Tourist Information Centre is appealing for home owners to open their gardens this year for the return of the Secret Garden Festival. The event is set to run on the last Sundays of April, May, June and July and plans are already well ...

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Fitz Solar School Superstars

Fantastic news, we are @1010’s #solarschools Superstars! Check out what we’ve been up to http://www.solarschools.org.uk/team/blog/4707497072/ Thanks to the generosity of local people and organisations we’ve already raised £2455, enough ...

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Pot-hole hit squad taking to the roads

Early reports indicate the recent flooding has caused at least £2 million of damage to the county’s roads. Wiltshire Council is investing an extra £250,000, in addition to the £52 million increase in road spending announced in November 2013, to repai...

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Bradford on Avon hall offers seats of love

Naming a venue seat in devotion to a loved one as a Valentine’s Day surprise could help St Margaret’s Hall towards its £75,000 refit appeal target. Bradford on Avon Town Council wants people to sponsor the new seats to honour their loved ones, friend...

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Cycle Wiltshire: 3 and 4 May 2014

Cycle Wiltshire is a two day cycling event taking place on 3 and 4 May, 2014. The event which has been organised by Wiltshire Council in partnership with British Cycling aims to encourage people to keep fit and active, bring local people together and boos...

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Superfast switch-on for Westwood and Avoncliff

Westwood and Avoncliff have been announced as the next communities to receive superfast broadband, as part of a multi-million pound deal. Businesses and homes in the area will be able to receive the increased speeds from the end of summer 2014, as part of...

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Buddhist temple plan for Bradford on Avon gets go-ahead

The former Orient Express restaurant in Bradford on Avon is to become a Buddhist temple now that Wiltshire Council has approved a change of use application. Now called the Ton Boon Trust, the restaurant in Bridge Street closed in 2012. It was classed as a...

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Bradford on Avon school’s bright idea to save energy

Fitzmaurice Primary School in Bradford on Avon is appealing for sponsors to raise money towards its solar panel scheme. The school is part of the 10:10 Solar Schools project and needs to raise £16,000 for 40 panels. Donations from firms and individuals h...

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Hunt for Bradford on Avon home turf food

Buying food produced within 35 miles of Bradford on Avon is about to get easier for retailers and their customers. A trade show, called A Local Larder, in March will aim to make it easier for outlets to offer local food and drink by bringing together farm...

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Fund to protect Bradford on Avon tithe barn floor

Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust has received an Area Board grant to enhance facilities at Barton Farm. The trust is in the process of taking over management of the Tithe Barn as a venue for community events and was allocated the £5,000 Community Area...

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FAB win for Bradford on Avon firm

FAB! Events Global, event management specialists and destination management company for Bradford on Avon, scooped a Silver Award at the Eventia Awards before Christmas. The accolade, awarded at the London Hilton, was in the category ‘Low Cost Event Solu...

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Bradford on Avon bike firm’s on a roll

THE iconic Moulton bicycle is still a firm favourite for thousands of people across the world and having just secured a £500K deal to manufacture a unique bike for the Chinese market the company is stronger than ever. Established in 1962 by engineer and ...

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Bradford on Avon peace group keen to pick up followers

Campaigners from Bradford on Avon’s Stand Up For Peace are encouraging others to join them. The group meets every Saturday, weather permitting, in the town’s Peace Gardens with petitions and signs. Over the years, it has supported Campaign for Nuclear...

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Family call time on Bradford on Avon pub

The Beef and Barge pub in Bradford on Avon has closed after the tenants, three generations of the same family, decided to leave. Eve and Feri Zambo, their daughter Nikolett and Eve’s parents Anthony and Esther opened the pub in April 2012 after a £90,0...

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New webcam to provide flood updates in Bradford on Avon

In response to the heavy flooding in Bradford on Avon which closed down the Town Bridge over the Christmas period from Christmas Eve through to Boxing Day, a webcam to monitor flooding is being installed to provide live updates of the conditions at the br...

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Lower Westwood post office to close for modernisation

The Post Office in Lower Westwood will close for three days next month for a refurbishment into a modern branch with extended opening hours. Opening hours at the proposed new-look branch will be 8am to 8pm Monday to Sunday, offering customers a total of 8...

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Milestone for former Turleigh tuk tuk duo

A teacher who grew up in Turleigh has broken the record for the longest journey in a tuk tuk (an auto rickshaw) after travelling around the world with his friend. Nick Gough and his colleague Richard Sears, both 29 from London, set out in August 2012 with...

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Bradford traffic study findings to be unveiled

Findings of a Bradford on Avon traffic study, taken during last summer, will be presented to the town’s Area Board meeting on Wednesday, January 8. The meeting, being held at St Laurence School at 7pm, will also discuss £14,000 in grant applications an...

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Room wanted for a professional female

Hi, I am relocating to the area for a new job and looking for a double room to rent in Bradford on Avon. I am quiet, tidy and respectful. Non-smoker, professional. Pet free but pet friendly. I’m looking for somewhere from late January/February but I...

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Floods hit Bradford on Avon today

Today Bradford on Avon has been brought to a standstill, due to the towns bridge flooding. Emergency services are advising against travelling to the town. Many police are surrounding the area and many business have been flooded. The fire service is workin...

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Floods bring Bradford on Avon to a standstill

Bradford on Avon has been brought to a standstill today, with the town bridge flooding and emergency services advising against travelling to the town. Firefighters were called to the town last night to deal with flooded homes and businesses, with the Rive...

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Traffic Study of Bradford on Avon and Holt

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY The findings of the Traffic Study of Bradford on Avon and Holt will be presented to the next meeting of the Bradford on Avon Area Board on Wednesday 8 January 2014 at St Laurence School from 7pm. Further details in the New Year! Comm...

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Watch out! There's a thief about

It’s Christmas when thoughts turn to sharing gifts, food and fun with family, friends and neighbours. Sadly sometimes the gap between what we have and would like to have is quite large. In our house we’re lucky. We make quite a lot of what we ...

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2014 Walking Festival

Great news – the 2014 BoA Walking Festival is definitely going ahead on the weekend of 5th / 6th /7th September. So, please put the dates in your diary. The BoA Walkers are Welcome team is putting together a varied programme of 10 walks, for all abi...

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Get together and save ££££ on fuel bills

Householders will have another opportunity to save money on their energy bills as another auction for the UK’s largest collective energy scheme is being rolled out. The Ready to Switch scheme is the largest and most inclusive of its kind in the UK with ...

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Free Local Vegetables!

GET A FREE WEEKLY LARGE VEG BOX Bradford on Avon Community Agriculture are offering a free weekly veg box packed with locally grown, pesticide free veggies to someone who can commit to three hours of harvesting work on a Wednesday morning. If you are inte...

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Have you seen this furry firefighter?

An unexpected visitor joined a fire crew on a callout to a fire at a Bradford farm last week, when a pet cat snuck onboard the fire engine. Jennifer Wood lives next door to Corsham Fire Station with her pet cat Poppy, who was sleeping inside the engine wh...

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Fitzmaurice Solar School

Fitzmaurice School is making great progress with its quest to raise £16,000 for a 40 panel solar PV installation through the 10:10 Solar Schools scheme. More than £2,000 is already in the fund after just 5 weeks, that’s enough for 5 panels. Severa...

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Car stolen from garage in Bradford on Avon

A silver Citroen C3 Picasso was stolen from a detached garage in Budbury Close, Bradford on Avon, between 6.20pm on Saturday and 11am on Sunday. Intruders found the car keys in a coat pocket in the garage. A Makita drill set was also stolen. If anyone has...

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