Record number of ducks feature in Bradford on Avon duck race

A RECORD number of rubber ducks were released into the water at this year’s quackers duck race in Bradford on Avon. Organisers had to turn some hopeful entrants in the queue away 10 minutes before the start of the event after selling a staggering 7...

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Ask BoA: Bunch of Keys – Barton Farm

Bunch of keys found in Barton Farm (Ford Car) + house keys, on Thursday, handed into BOA Police station.

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Virtual reality tour of Bradford’s industrial heritage

TECHNOLOGY from today is being used to showcase Bradford’s industrial heritage – and promote the town’s creative future. The Avon Works project is inviting people to use the latest virtual reality software to take a step back in time an...

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Town to come alive with morris festival

HUNDREDS of dancers are preparing to pull out all the bells and whistles for the very first Bradford on Avon Day of Morris Dance. The event, which will be taking place on May 20 from 10.30am-5pm, will be welcoming up to 30 Morris dancing teams at the...

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AskBoA: Blue Paint Marks in front of house

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We have just returned from a week away and noticed a blue paint mark on a pot plant at the front of our house. I’m aware that burglers use markers to target houses. Has anyone else noticed this in the Bradford on Avon area? Thanks

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Firm withdraws phone mast plans

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PEOPLE from Bradford on Avon who have been protesting against plans for a telephone mast in the town are celebrating after the application was withdrawn. People living in Bath Road and Masons Lane were overjoyed to learn Galliford Try, the company wh...

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Bradford goes quackers for duck race

THE centre of Bradford on Avon welcomed a special visitor this week to help promote the annual Easter Monday Duck Race. Puddleduck, also known as Ceri Birth, was at the Town Bridge on Monday (March 27) to help spread the word. She was joined by Daryl...

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Bath Comedy Festival comes to Bradford

COMEDY favourites Barry Cryer and Ronnie Golden are coming to Bradford on Avon as part of Bath Comedy Festival. The duo will be taking to the stage at Wiltshire Music Centre in Ashley Road on Wednesday (April 5) where they will be performing a two-ho...

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AskBoA: Lamb Yard Legacy- how long will this continue?

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One of the most hideous public areas in town, come on everyone, make a noise….. Do Pentland own this area, or a private individual?

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The Food Assembly Comes to Bradford-On-Avon

We are really pleased to announce that Bradford-on-Avon will have its very own Food Assembly launching w/c 20th March! Every week Food Assembly customers in Bradford-On-Avon and the surrounding local areas can order food online from local food produc...

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Local hero saves woman from drowning

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A holiday maker who was saved after falling in the Kennet & Avon Canal has said if it wasn’t for her quick-thinking hero then she wouldn’t have survived. Non swimmer Irene Teggin, 70, of Coppenhall, near Crewe, was on a barge holiday ...

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AskBoA: Not So Beautiful Bradford?

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Growing amount of mismatched advertisements for local shops, has turned into a messy and scruffy advert facing tourists as they cross the bridge. Wiltshire Council need to deal with this and organise something appropriate. Some are out of date and ch...

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AskBoA: Kingston Mills / Grist Court management company…. how good / bad are they?

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Hi guys First post here…. would really appreciate some advice from Grist Court property owners / leaseholders. Am an out-of-towner on the verge of purchasing a Grist Court flat, but just viewed a whole bunch of negative Pentland Estate Manageme...

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Canal boat residents demonstrate against trust’s eviction rules

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PEOPLE living on canal boats on the Bradford on Avon stretch of the Kennet and Avon are calling for an end to evictions from homes on the water. The boat owners waved placards at the open lock event in the town, which had been organised by the Canal ...

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Proposed 20mph Speed Limits

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The Town Council has produced an information sheet on the proposed 20mph Speed Limits in the town. Detailed maps can be viewed at the town council offices or by clicking the links below: North Ward South Ward ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 THE COUN...

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