Bradford businesses face big bills if waters rise again as insurers will not provide cover

BUSINESSES in Bradford on Avon fear they will be left to fork out for repair bills in the event of more floods because insurers will not cover them. A year after the Christmas Eve floods which saw the town come to a standstill, businesses around Silver St...

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Bridal shop notches up third award

A boutique in Bradford on Avon has been named Best Bridal Retailer of the year in the South West for the third year in a row. Carina Baverstock Couture Bridal Boutique in Silver Street won the title at the Wedding Industry Awards, held at Kingscote Barn i...

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Landlord to pitch poetry pub bid in Dragons' Den-style studio

The landlord of the Swan Hotel, in Bradford on Avon, is due to enter a Dragons’ Den-style studio on Monday, to pitch a new idea to Greene King Pubs. James Sullivan-Tailyour, of The Swan, and poet Dawn Gorman will present their plan to put poetry into pu...

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Reopened: Bradford charity card shop hit by Tourist Information Centre closure

A CHARITY Christmas card shop, which was forced to shut down after Bradford on Avon’s Tourist Information Centre closed, has reopened thanks to a neighbouring businessman. The Cards for Good Causes pop-up shop on St Margaret’s Street was formerly ...

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Tables available for Table Top Sale

There are tables available to hire for forthcoming Table Top Sale at the Upper Masonic Hall on Saturday 15th November 10 -4pm. Anyone who would like further information please contact: moc.l1590092730iamg@1590092730amsus1590092730eb1590092730 or text/ring 07521610817 All welcome and prices fair...

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The next BoA Business Breakfast

The next Bradford on Avon business breakfast will take place at the newly refurbished boathouse, located at Bradford on Avon Marina 8am on Thursday 13th November at the boathouse, Bradford on Avon Marina. The format will be the same as before – info...

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Avonfield Gardens

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After six years of trading from Holt Road in Bradford on Avon James and Matthew have relocated Avonfield Gardens to new larger premises benefitting from much safer access on Marsh Road in Hilperton, postcode is BA14 7PL. Telephone number (from 17 October)...

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New Garden Centre to open end of October

Our new garden centre will be opening at the end of October. Do not hestitite to come and have a browse. We are based on the Holt Road opposite the cemetery. We also have Ace our local dog groomers, Eva’s Kitchen, a locally sourced cafe, Our own bou...

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Winsley man is Local Food Farmer of the Year

Tom Bowles, who works at Hartley Farm Shop and Cafe in Winsley, was crowned Local Food Farmer of the Year, sponsored by Isuzu, at last night’s Farmers Weekly Awards. The judges said: “This year’s winner has shown hugely impressive leadership, vision...

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Could you benefit from the Small Business Rate Relief Scheme?

Small businesses with rateable values up to £12,000 may be eligible for a reduction in rates. All single occupied properties with rateable values £6,000 or less will receive a reduction of 100%. (until 31st March 2015) All single occupied properties wit...

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The Digital Experts – Affordable, effective websites with great design.

Company Name: The Digital Experts Your Name: Richard Phone: 01225 630 414 Website: www.thedigitalexperts.co.uk The Digital Experts is led by Richard Read, a graphic / website designer, with years of experience helping people, from start-ups to established...

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Local Travel company supports Cycle Africa Team BoA

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Travel options 4 u is proud to announce we are supporting Cycle Africa Team BoA in their massive challenge !! Team BoA are :- Gail Mason, Sonya Stephens and Lesley Lay, cycling 350kms in 5 days through Africa, for Women V Cancer in Oct 2015 For every book...

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Holidays & Cruises Travel Agent now OPEN

Holidays & Cruises are now open Canterbury House, 10 Silver street. After a major refurbishment project Bradford on Avon now has a family run travel agent in town affiliated to the co-operative travel group. Many of the original features from it’...

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Wiltshire Arts Innovation Fund

The arts and health sector is driven by innovation and lateral thinking and the Arts and Health Innovation Fund is a small one-off funding opportunity to enable a new collaboration or project to happen within the county that has the potential to be truly ...

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Next Business Breakfast will be on 19th September at Woolley Grange Hotel

After a long hot summer, the next Bradford on Avon business breakfast will take place at the idyllic Woolley Grange Hotel on Friday 19th September starting at 8am. The format will be the same as the first two – informal, welcoming and friendly netwo...

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Local Opera named BBC Music Magazine's No. 1 Unmissable Event

The Iford Arts Festival production of Monteverdi’s Return of Ulysses is BBC Music Magazine’s No. 1 Unmissable event in August. A 3 month festival every summer from June to August, just outside Bradford on Avon in the grounds of the stunning If...

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Local resident Ron Dell is co-author of a new book

Local resident Ron Dell is co-author of a new book just published by the international publisher Elsevier Academic Press. Entitled “Towards Sustainable Road Transport” it reviews recent developments in the field and looks ahead to possible fut...

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BoA Business Breakfast

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After a successful Return of The Business Breakfast in June, there was a wave of enthusiasm for having another breakfast in July. So here it is! Jeremy has summed up the consensus far better than I could: “I do want to meet and chat with local busin...

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The boathouse will open on Friday 6th June

The boathouse at Bradford on Avon Marina (formerly the Beef and Barge) is now under new ownership and has been undergoing extensive refurbishment over the last few weeks. It will be re-opening on Friday 6th June. The boathouse will be open all day serving...

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The Natural Pharmacie

Company Name: The Natural Pharmacie Your Name: Iria Kreutz-Schiller Company Address: 216 Blackberry Lane, Limpley Stoke – Near Conkwell, Bath,BA2 7FE Phone: +44 1225 723 894 Website: www.thenaturalpharmacie.co.uk Follow us via: Twitter, Facebook or ...

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Tasty treats tempt outlets to buy within stone's throw of Bradford on Avon

Food and drink producers from Bradford and Avon and the surrounding area exhibited their products at a trade show to encourage outlets to stock local produce. A Local Larder took place at Leigh Park Hotel and stalls included In a Pickle from Winsley, The ...

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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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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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Freshford community shop’s a national role model

The Galleries Shop and Cafe in Freshford showed other community shops how it is done when they hosted a workshop this month. Nine aspiring community shop teams from around the country congregated at the volunteer-run community shop, which serves Freshford...

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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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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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Bradford Businesses all set to reopen after major clean-up

Bradford on Avon businesses are starting to move forward from the deluge the town has received since Christmas Eve. Bread and Butter sandwich shop is set to open on Monday and The Teapot cafe is also looking to open next week. Cafe landlords Mark and Andr...

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BCR Associates

Your Name: Emma Leighton Company Name: BCR Associates Contact telephone number: 07815 635 627 Email: ku.oc1590092730.seta1590092730icoss1590092730arcb@1590092730nothg1590092730iel.a1590092730mme1590092730 Describe your business: A business cost reduction company working with all types and sizes of businesses to reduce their...

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Safari sparks idea for new monkey tale from Bradford on Avon author

Bradford on Avon children’s author Anna Wilson has drawn on her own experiences of being on safari to write her new book, Monkey Madness. The author, who has written 25 books, was on safari in Botswana two years ago when the idea for the book, a sequel ...

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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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