AB Dynamics wins top tech award

ADVANCED engineering solutions provider AB Dynamics of Bradford on Avon has won the Tech Achievement of the Year at the UK Tech Awards. This is Wiltshire

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Tea dance socials will help you to make new friends

FANS of the popular BBC TV programme ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ might like to try a few moves of their own. This is Wiltshire

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Group plots to re-install station footbridge canopy

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A GROUP of railway enthusiasts in Bradford on Avon are working on plans to restore the canopy to the town’s railway station footbridge. This is Wiltshire

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Job Available: Accounts Assistant

Johns Associates Ltd is an award-winning specialist environmental consultancy focused on providing high quality advice and solutions for our clients in the fields of ecology, landscape, planning, hydrology, environmental impact assessment and mitigat...

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AB Dynamics announces move to new premises

ONE of Bradford on Avon’s leading employers is moving to a new £9 million state-of the-art purpose-built factory and offices. Anthony Best Dynamics, a supplier of innovative, high quality test equipment to the global automotive industry, is reloca...

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Bradford phone mast protestors hand in petition

RESIDENTS in Bradford on Avon protesting against plans for a 15-metre high mobile phone mast handed a 1,385 petition to Wiltshire Council yesterday (Aug 24). The move follows a formal objection by local councillors to plans by developer Galliford Try...

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Police to crack down on fly tipping near clothes bank

POLICE at Winsley have been asked to crack down on fly-tipping next to the Winsley Primary School clothes bank. The request has come from the school’s head teacher, Rebecca Wilson, following a spate of incidents. One local resident, who asked not t...

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Entrepreneur dies while getting ready for work

A 98-year-old Bradford on Avon businessman, entrepreneur and inventor has died suddenly at home while getting ready to go to work. Otto Varga died from cardiac failure on Wednesday July 26 while getting dressed. He still worked three days a week as c...

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Town council rejects mobile phone mast plans

TOWN councillors in Bradford on Avon have voted to reject plans by developer Galliford Try to build a 15-metre tall mobile phone mast. The Leicestershire-based firm has re-submitted proposals for a phone mast and associated base station equipment on ...

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West Wilts stations are among the worst for train delays

TRAIN operators have defended their performance figures after a recent survey by a national newspaper revealed that six railway stations in West Wiltshire are among the worst in the country for train delays. Analysis of 2.8 million train journeys by ...

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COMMUNITY GROUP DONATES £2,500 TO CANAL CHARITY

The charity, the Canal & River Trust, has recently received a generous donation of £2,500 from Bradford on Avon Secret Gardens Group to help support the work of the volunteers who look after the local canal. The money will be used to help the Tr...

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New cashpoints planned for Bradford on Avon town centre

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TWO new cashpoint machines could soon be installed in Bradford on Avon town centre to help busy shoppers and visitors who wish to withdraw money following the closure of the town’s last bank. The move could help to provide a boost to business a...

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Council to consult over bollards

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TOWN councillors in Bradford on Avon are to investigate replacing damaged bollards at Whitehill. The bollards were allegedly damaged by an Eddie Stobart HGV vehicle turning on the mini-roundabout. Some were bent and knocked over. The council’s high...

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Budding young writer is Wicked awards finalist

A BUDDING young writer at St Laurence School in Bradford on Avon has been selected as one of the 20 finalists in the Wicked Young Writer Awards for her story, A Tiger’s Tale’. Year 7 pupil Chloe Keenor, 12, from Holt, wrote her 750-word short sto...

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Freight train damage ‘costing us millions’

MILLIONS of pounds worth of damage to buildings in Trowbridge and Bradford on Avon are being caused by freight trains, a local architect has claimed. Martin Valatin, of St Margaret’s Hill, Bradford on Avon, believes that the vibrations caused by he...

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