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A Greener Bradford

An environmentally focused event, ‘A Greener Bradford’ was held at BOA’s Holy Trinity on the 8th September with the aim of organising an interactive, inclusive community forum on Climate Change and how we can all lead more sustainable lifestyles. Th...

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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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Town urged to become greener

PEOPLE living in Bradford on Avon have been urged to work together as a community to tackle climate change and its impact on the environment. This is Wiltshire

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Town Council funds intergenerational play sessions

There has been a lot in the media recently about the benefits of play sessions involving young children and elderly people, and we are happy to announce that a scheme has now been set up in Bradford on Avon, funded by the Town Council. Nightingales Togeth...

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Pregnant mum in bedroom plea

A YOUNG couple with four children and a fifth on the way have complained to Selwood Housing about a repairs delay that is preventing them from using their largest bedroom. This is Wiltshire

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Good crop of honours

CHAMPION grower Neville Day has won top honours at the Bradford on Avon Flower & Produce show for the ninth year in succession. This is Wiltshire

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Mystery after find sparks river search

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for the owner of an abandoned rucksack to come forward after calling off an emergency search and rescue operation in the River Avon in Bradford on Avon. This is Wiltshire

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Quakers ride for equality

A MEMBER of the Quaker Meeting House in Bradford on Avon is celebrating after raising more than £1,895 from a sponsored 360-mile bike ride to London. This is Wiltshire

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Search of River Avon continues

Specialist search teams including officers trained in river rescues are still at work along the River Avon in the centre of Bradford on Avon. This is Wiltshire

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We’re hiring! – Part Time Administrator

Part Time Administrator vacancy Monday to Friday 12:30pm to 5pm Salary £21,693 – £23,111 (pro rata) Job Description The Town Council requires an afternoon Administrator based in our Bradford on Avon office. This public facing role requires a self-moti...

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Sports deal runs into funding issue

AN £8 million deal to provide a new multi-sports hub for Bradford on Avon has run into problems because of a £2 million shortfall in land values. This is Wiltshire

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Dogs compete despite the heat

THE searing heat on Saturday failed to deter more than 50 owners from bringing their four-legged friends to a Novelty Dog Show to raise funds for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance. This is Wiltshire

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Poppy Appeal man retires

THE Poppy Appeal co-ordinator for Bradford on Avon has retired after 33 years, having collected more than £217,550. This is Wiltshire

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Mason’s Lane/Market Street traffic havoc

On Wednesday 8th August, incoming drivers experienced severe delays throughout the Town, extending to many further incoming roads, when scaffolding was erected on Mason’s Lane for works on a property flanking the road. No traffic control system had been...

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WW1 soldier remembered 102 years on

A BERKSHIRE man has been presented with a medallion commemorating his great uncle’s sacrifice in the First World War on the 102nd anniversary of his death. This is Wiltshire

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‘Lost’ medal presented to family of fallen WWI soldier

Exactly 102 years ago today, on 9th August 1916, a young man, one of many from Bradford on Avon, was killed at the Somme. Last week, Jesse’s descendant Malcolm Fletcher and his wife Julia Fletcher came to Bradford on Avon searching for information abou...

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Notice of Temporary Closure of B3107 Silver Street

Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Closure of: B3107 Silver Street (Part), Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 5530) Notice is hereby given that Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic: B3107 Silver Str...

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Allotments available at Sladesbrook & Bancroft

Always dreamt of having your own allotment? Earlier this year, the Colonel William Llewellen Palmer Educational Charity, administered by Bradford on Avon Town Council, took over responsibility for the Sladesbrook and Bancroft Allotments from Wiltshire Cou...

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Play area petition launch

THE chairman of Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust is backing a local campaign to re-open the St Aldhelm play area. This is Wiltshire

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BoA Women’s 100 community creative project

BoA Women’s 100 have a new community creative project! The idea is to challenge young girls to consider who they want to be and what the can aspire to using a kit which comprises of a suffragette paper doll and three outfits to colour and cut out. The k...

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Head shave is a closer cut

A NINE-year-old Bradford on Avon boy has so far raised more than £1,127 by having his head shaved for charity. This is Wiltshire

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Angry protest over play area’s closure

ANGRY parents and children in Bradford on Avon have accused Wiltshire Council of holding their local town council to ransom in a protest about the closure of their local play area. This is Wiltshire

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The Hub sends urgent request for food bank donations

“We are reaching crisis point” is the stark warning of the manager of The Hub, Avril Clarke.  “In the three years that we have been running, I have never seen empty shelves in the Food Bank” The Hub in Bradford on Avon runs the local food bank an...

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Disabled fear for canalside pathway

A NATIONAL charity has promised to meet a disabled pensioner who has complained about his difficulties getting on to the canal wharf at Bradford on Avon, fearing he could have an accident if nothing is done. This is Wiltshire

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Police seek to identify three men

POLICE in Bradford on Avon have released CCTV images of three people they wish to identify in relation to an incident in which a vehicle tyre was slashed. This is Wiltshire

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£144k boost for youth services

MORE than 3,000 young people in Bradford on Avon and the surrounding area will benefit from a new-look youth and family care service. This is Wiltshire

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Youth Strategy comes to life!

  The Town Council’s Youth Strategy, authored by Leader of the Council Dom Newton and adopted by the Council in December 2017*, is moving into delivery with the appointment of Community Family Care**, part of Community Foster Care, to provide youth ser...

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Magical evening at the Tithe Barn

THE Bradfordians have returned to their regular summer residency at the Tithe Barn in Bradford on Avon this week to bring audiences a modern classic, Michelle Magorian’s wonderfully uplifting wartime tale, Goodnight Mister Tom. This is Wiltshire

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Notice of urgent temporary closure of Whiteheads Lane

Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Urgent Closure of Whiteheads Lane, Bradford on Avon WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 10 July 2018, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the interests of public saf...

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Meerkats are a top draw

MEERKATS and racing snails proved to be among the biggest draws at the annual Fitzmaurice Strawberry Fair on Saturday. This is Wiltshire

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Messiah is full of soul and a joy to watch

TWO of the most pleasurable hours of my life were spent at the Wiltshire Music Centre on Sunday listening to an incredible jazz, swing and gospel version of a selection of choruses from Handel’s Messiah. This is Wiltshire

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Town will take part in owl trail

BUSINESSES in Bradford on Avon have clubbed together to raise £3,300 to purchase one of Bath’s Minerva Owls in order to be part of this year’s trail. This is Wiltshire

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Swift group plans events

BRADFORD on Avon’s swift group will be taking part in the first ever National Swift Awareness Week from June 16 to 23. This is Wiltshire

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Improvements to Sladesbrook Play Area

We’re pleased to announce that new play equipment will be being installed at the Sladesbrook Play Area from 25th June. The Colonel William Llewellen Palmer Educational Charity, which is now administered and run by the Town Council, recently inherited th...

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CCTV in use to track down men

POLICE are appealing for help in recovering a motorbike that was stolen from a driveway in Bradford on Avon on Sunday (June 10). This is Wiltshire

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