Family call time on Bradford on Avon pub

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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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Bradford on Avon based designer launches exciting new Interior Architecture and furniture design practice

2014 sees the official launch of an exciting new creative and flexible practice: a design studio, a think tank and operational workshop. This unique model allows for a highly creative and intuitive design environment with cross collaboration of specialism...

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Store initiative boosts Bradford on Avon library

Bradford on Avon Library got an early Christmas present from Budgens, through the store’s Love Local scheme. The store used £200 raised to buy two trollies, for library volunteers to carry books and CDs to housebound users, and a new rug for children l...

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Bradford on Avon firm Moulton bags £500k Chinese bike deal

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Bradford on Avon business Moulton Bicycle Company has secured a £500,000 deal with China to make a unique model of bike. The company’s marketing director, Steve Harvey, is one of 100 business leaders currently in China with Prime Minister David Cameron...

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New Years Eve Last Minute Cancellation – The Mount Pleasant Centre

The Mount Pleasant Centre is available for hire on New Years Eve. Nothing planned yet? Just get your friends together & organise your own special event to ring in the New Year. Phone Barry Dryland 01225 862744 for more details.

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FREE PARKING in the town for Christmas shopping on the 7th and 14th December

The Chamber of Commerce has arranged FREE PARKING in the town for Christmas shopping on the 7th and 14th December. Please make friends and neighbours aware. Secretary, Chamber of Commerce

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Bradford on Avon taxi firm fears

THE owner of a taxi firm in Bradford on Avon is concerned for the future of his business as plans for a new mixed-use building on the site he operates from have been accepted. Plans for the three-storey building, which could be used as a fitness centre, o...

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Wrap – selling a range of gifts, limited edition prints and cards.

Your Name: Andrew Claridge Company Name: Wrap Company Address: 33 Silver Street, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1JX Contact telephone number: 01225 309321 Email: ku.oc1590503081.ynap1590503081mocpa1590503081rw@of1590503081ni1590503081 Describe your business: We are a family run, independent business s...

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Local fudge Man wins Bath Good Food Award

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Local Bradford on Avon entrepreneur Paul Stewart, last night (Sunday 17th November) won best confectioner at the Bath Good Food Awards held at a Gala Ball at the Bath Racecourse. He fought off stiff competition in Bath to win this converted award. Paul cr...

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It's back to the future for Bradford on Avon firm

An historic hardware shop in Bradford on Avon is returning to its original name after two new directors took over this week. Matthew Webb and James Vincent, from the nearby garden centre Avonfield Gardens, reopened J Alex Browns on Saturday after the shop...

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Bradford hairdressers cut a deal

Two hairdressers from Bradford on Avon who remained friends after working together for eight years have joined forces. Pat Wicheard, 50, owned Chop N Change hairdressers in Huntingdon Street for 34 years but decided to sell her business as she wanted to d...

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Demand for clothes shops

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A CUSTOMER survey conducted by Bradford on Avon’s Chamber of Commerce and Bradford on Avon Community Area Network has revealed that people would like to see more clothes shops in the town. The town’s 2013 footfall count has reduced by about 30 per cen...

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From You to Me was crowned Best Small Business of the Year.

Last night at the Bath Business Awards, Bradford on Avon gift journal publisher From You to Me was crowned Best Small Business of the Year. Over 400 Bath business movers and shakers enjoyed an awards evening at Bath Racecourse. The awards, sponsored by Th...

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Tumbling teds win praise for Bradford on Avon cake designer

Cake decorator Mandy Dunn has come second in Sainsbury’s magazine’s cake decorating contest. Ms Dunn, of Farleigh Wick, Bradford on Avon, was among hundreds of bakers who submitted designs for a two-tiered chocolate cake for the competition to celebra...

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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 put B...

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Piha: ST Laurence School Blue Navy Girls School Trousers

9-10-yrs, 11-12yrs, 13-14 yrs £12.50 15-16yrs, 17-18 yrs £14 Use to be sold in Scallywags Lots in stock We also stock back packs, packa rain jackets, we will be stocking Navy tights – and lots of other coloured tights too! Piha Autumn Stock arrivi...

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Link2Nature: small grants launched

Bill Blumsom, is the new Coordinator for Link2Nature, the Wiltshire and Swindon Local Nature Partnership. Since taking up the role, Bill has been completing activities in preparation for the launch of the Small Grants Fund. These preparations are now comp...

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From You to Me shortlisted for national Deborah Meaden award

Bradford on Avon gift publisher From You to Me is one of 15 promising young businesses from across the UK shortlisted for the finals of Local Business Accelerators (LBA) – the regional press campaign to boost small business. From You to Me creates journ...

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Storm brews in Bradford on Avon over new cafe

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Coffee and shops in Bradford on Avon are ending their membership of the town’s Tourist Information Centre after it opened its own cafe, claiming it could be detrimental to their businesses. The TIC opened the Pavilion Cafe two weeks ago, in a bid to mak...

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Bradford's First Local Veg Box Scheme Launched

This week saw the launch of Bradford on Avon’s first truly local vegetable box scheme! After a lot of planning and preparation, the scheme started on Wednesday 17th July and the boxes were packed with fresh produce. If you would like to sign up for ...

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Wanted: St Laurence issue appeal to local businesses

St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon, wants businesses to offer work experience placements for Year 11 to 13 pupils in October. Email to kelly-ann.dunford @st-laurence.wilts.sch.uk This is Wiltshire

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Varn Media

Company Name: Varn Media Your name: Tom Vaughton Company Address: The Old Brewery, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1NF Phone: 01225 439960 Website: www.varnmedia.co.uk Describe your business We are a performance driven website design and search engine marketi...

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Snap in a Box – Photobooth hire

Company name: Snap in a Box Name: Thomas Sultana Phone: 07720 704 690 Email: ku.oc1590503081.xoba1590503081nipan1590503081s@ofn1590503081i1590503081 Website: www.snapinabox.co.uk Describe your business: Whether you are planning a Wedding, Birthday celebration or any event, a “Snap in a Box” photoboot...

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From You to Me

Company Name: From You to Me Name: Neil Coxon Company Address: Cottage Suite, The Old Brewery, 53 Wine Street, Bradford on Avon BA15 1TH Phone: 01225 866225 Email: moc.e1590503081motuo1590503081ymorf1590503081@olle1590503081h1590503081 Website: www.fromyoutome.com Describe your business: From You to Me c...

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Bradford engineer tells of his delight over honorary degree

Engineer Anthony Best from Bradford on Avon received an honorary degree as a Doctor of Engineering from the University of Bath on Tuesday. Mr Best, 76, founded Anthony Best Dynamics, which specialises in noise, vibration, and suspension engineering servic...

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Success for Bradford on Avon vineyard

Quoins Organic Vineyard in Bradford on Avon has won a silver award from the UK Vinegrowers Association. The Orion white wine from the Soil Association certified vineyard has won awards for the last six years running. The wine was selected by blind tasting...

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We're looking for BoA Businesses to showcase, interested?

Do you have a business in Bradford on Avon? Whether you work from a shop, office, garden shed or even a canal boat we would love to hear from you. Here at the BoA Community website we want to celebrate and showcase the diversity of businesses in and aroun...

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The Vaults new home to Made In Bradford on Avon

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Lamb Yard Vaults Opening Linden Homes are finally ready to open up the vaults at Lamb Yard. The passageway has been cleaned, the lantern lighting is operational and the iron gates to the vaults passage are now open during trading hours. The left hand unit...

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Bradford on Avon Delivers

A new initiative by local shops and businesses in Bradford on Avon

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Have you applied for Area Board funding?

Are you a looking for funding for a community project? If the answer is yes, then you may be eligible for funding from your local area board. Wiltshire’s community area grants scheme provides up to £5,000 to help fund facilities, equipment and other ca...

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