Focus on Parkinson’s Event a huge success

Last Friday, the Mayor Cllr Alex Kay popped into see the organisers of the Focus on Parkinson’s event which was held at St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon. The event attracted over 100 people, all interested to find out more about what’s new ...

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Firefighters find body at Bradford Marina

Trowbridge firefighters have reported that they found a body after being called to Bradford Marina this evening.   On Twitter the Trowbridge station reported: “We were sent to reports of a person in the water at Bradford Marina which we at...

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Tributes paid to painter and decorator

TRIBUTES have been paid to a painter and decorator whose body was pulled from the water at the Bradford on Avon Marina on Sunday afternoon. Residents on the marina said he was “lovely man” and a “really nice bloke” who worked locally as a pai...

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Notice of Temporary Closure of: B3107 Silver Street (Part) 6th-9th Feb 2019

Wiltshire Council Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Closure of: B3107 Silver Street (Part), Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 5724) Notice is hereby given that Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all tr...

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Rain fails to deter visitors to market

RAIN failed to dampen the spirits of canal boaters and visitors who attended the Bradford on Avon Winter Floating Market over the weekend. Despite the rain and muddy conditions, the towpath traders all reported good business with some selling out of ...

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Local author publishes book on Robin Hood

A LOCAL historian has published his fourth book to coincide with the release of the new Hollywood blockbuster film about Robin Hood.   Dr Sean McGlynn says the legend of the Nottingham outlaw who reportedly robbed the rich to give to the poor ha...

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Children hail Invictus hero medallist

CHILDREN and staff at a Bradford on Avon nursery school have hailed an Invictus Games hero at a special party in her honour. They presented flowers and gifts to former Army veteran Kelly Ganfield, whose three-year-old daughter Bethany goes to the Cat...

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Mindless damage is costing school dear ls Police appeal for help to catch vandal

A BRADFORD on Avon primary school headteacher has condemned vandals who have targeted her school for the third time since the end of September. Tracey Dunn, headteacher at Fitzmaurice Primary School, said the vandals had shown no respect for the scho...

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High Sheriff of Wiltshire wowed by BoA’s Christmas Trees

Earlier today, Mayor Cllr Alex Kay, welcomed High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Nicky Alberry to Bradford on Avon, and what better place to take her than to the always beautiful Holy Trinity Church, which this week looks even more glorious with its Christma...

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Town Council supports Floaty Boat Fund and Avoncliff Wood Campaign

At last night’s Full Council meeting, Councillors voted to support two valuable initiatives for the community. The first of these was to make a small donation to support the campaign by the Woodland Trust to purchase Avoncliff Wood in order to pres...

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French deal will open up a huge new market

A BRADFORD on Avon publisher has just signed a deal to distribute French versions of their award-winning journals and books across France. from you to me is the creator of emotive gift books and journals to celebrate special occasions, capture pricel...

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Lorry Watch Strikes Again!

A huge thanks to the again to the town’s Lorry Watch Volunteers! On 27th November 2018, the following convictions were upheld:  A driver was convicted of infringing the Bradford-on-Avon Town Bridge weight limit.  He was fined £293.00, ordered t...

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Hundreds watch Gail switch on festive lights

A CROWD of 500 people watched as Bradford on Avon’s first Shining Light community award winner Gail Keverne and her grand-daughter Kaya switched on the town’s Christmas lights display. The countdown just before 6.30pm in Westbury Gardens marked t...

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Making a ten year splash

QUALIFIED trainers at three swimming pools in Wiltshire used by a Bristol-based business to teach tiny tots to swim were part of celebrations to mark ten years for Puddleducks Bristol and Bath. Sarah Austin set up the company when she wanted to teach...

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Traditional Christmas on the canal-side

MULLED wine, hot chestnuts, and Christmas carols will be on offer at this year’s Winter Floating Market in Bradford-on-Avon. This year, the market is being organised by Laura Darling, owner of The Wolf Kitchen boat café. It will take place on the ...

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