Police want charging decision over Melanie Hall murder suspect

Wiltshire Times: Melanie Hall

2:54pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Detectives have asked prosecutors to authorise charging a man with the murder of Bradford on Avon woman Melanie Hall, 25, who vanished after a night out in Bath, nearly 20 years ago.

A personal service for cancer patients

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

CANCER patients can now receive their chemotherapy treatment from a special mobile unit after a donation from the charity Hope for Tomorrow.

Hope of longer Post Office hours in Bradford

Wiltshire Times: Sunday opening hours piloted at Darlington Post Office delivery office

11:41am Monday 29th September 2014

Post Office hours in Bradford on Avon will be longer if the decision for a new open-plan branch goes ahead.

New lights in Bradford on Avon centre strike a chord

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A new season was welcomed at Wiltshire Music Centre with the unveiling of artist Bruce Munro’s light installation on Saturday.

First World War centenary: Winsley exhibits preserved in book

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Letters, photographs and other material shown in Winsley’s First World War centenary exhibition have been preserved in a display book.

Get ready to dance and barbecue at Bradford street party

Wiltshire Times: Former St Laurence School pupil Ben Hammond is eyeing a 17,643-mile danceathon for UNICEF

9:24am Friday 26th September 2014

Final preparations are being made for the St Laurence Street Party in Bradford on Avon tomorrow.

Bag pack by Bradford on Avon school helps farm bid

Wiltshire Times: St Laurence School pupils are staging Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat this month

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Year 12 students from St Laurence School set the ball rolling for their project to help a community farm in eastern Romania with a fundraising bag pack at Sainsbury’s on Saturday.

Funeral date set for former Bradford on Avon broadcaster

Wiltshire Times:

10:56am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The funeral for former broadcaster Jonathan Hewat will take place at West Wiltshire Crematorium, Semington, on Friday, October 3.

Bradford heroin addict dole cheat held to stop her reoffending

Wiltshire Times: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

1:09pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A heroin addict dole cheat has been remanded in custody by a judge to stop her continuing to offend.

Bradford on Avon's Saturday drama school welcomes members

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

Characters Stage School, which has run for several years in Bradford on Avon, held an Open Day at the Arc theatre in Trowbridge on Saturday, to launch a new Saturday School session there.

Get in step for Bradford on Avon street party

Wiltshire Times:

6:20am Sunday 21st September 2014

Stalls are still available for next Saturday’s St Laurence Street Party in Bradford on Avon.

Mystery still surrounds sudden departure of hospice chief

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

MYSTERY still surrounds the sudden departure of Dorothy House chief executive Liz Brown, who has left her role after nearly two years. 

Funeral date of former Bradford broadcaster announced

Wiltshire Times:

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

The funeral of former broadcaster Jonathan Hewat will take place at West Wiltshire Crematorium on Friday, October 3.

Bradford meeting looks at alternative vehicles

Wiltshire Times: DRIVING SEAT: Kevin Sharpe (left) and Charlie Roberts show off their high-speed Tesla electric car

5:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Monday's meeting of the bradford on Avon Climate Friendly group will discuss Electric Vehicles.

Footwork pays off for Bradford on Avon bike competition winner

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

PACING the streets of Bradford on Avon paid off for Valerie Knight, the winner of a Tour of Britain Bike Trail.

Bradford on Avon club aims to sail into record books

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

IT will be a battle of the boats on Sunday as Bradford on Avon Sailing Club take part in a Guinness World Record attempt.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain riders sweep through Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times:

9:12am Thursday 18th September 2014

Tour of Britain riders sweep through Bradford on Avon in this video by Nathan Baranowski.

Bradford on Avon stitchers show off their talents

Wiltshire Times:

9:02am Thursday 18th September 2014

From bags to cushions, tapestries to tablecloths, the Avon Stitchers exhibition in Bradford on Avon showcased a range of talent this week.

Bradford on Avon artist's work takes off in the USA

Wiltshire Times:

9:17am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A painting created during the 2012 floods in Bradford on Avon has been chosen to tour America.

Mystery as Dorothy House chief leaves suddenly

Wiltshire Times:

4:53pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Mystery surrounds the sudden departure of Dorothy House chief executive Liz Brown who has left her role after nearly two years.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain riders tackle Winsley Hill

Wiltshire Times:

2:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Tour of Britain riders tackle Winsley Hill in this video by Andy Legge.

Fundraisers ready to tee-off in aid of Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Wiltshire Times:

9:15am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Fundraisers are teeing off in Bradford on Avon for charity on Friday as part of Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s first ever golf day.

Big plans to give Freshford Mill a new lease of life

Wiltshire Times:

7:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The unfinished houses at Freshford Mill will finally now be finished, after the development was bought by a firm with local links.

Hundreds of women take part in Dorothy House Midnight Walk

Wiltshire Times:

12:11pm Monday 15th September 2014

Flashing bunny ears lit up the night sky as nearly 850 women took to the streets for the eighth Dorothy House Midnight Walk in Bath on Saturday.

First-hand alert over meningitis by graduate

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

Former St Laurence pupil Katie Ricketts is sharing her first-hand experience about meningitis and septicaemia during national Meningitis Awareness Week starting on Monday. It seeks to make people aware of the symptoms.

Trowbridge's Greyhound ready to race again

Wiltshire Times:

11:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A Trowbridge pub tenant has achieved his dream of owning his own hostelry by buying The Greyhound in Mortimer Street.

More thought urged on housing plan due to traffic risk

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

11:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Building more homes on the edge of Bradford on Avon should wait until the effect of homes planned at Kingston Farm on the Holt Road are known, say councilors.

Bradford on Avon walking festival makes great strides

Wiltshire Times:

7:19pm Friday 12th September 2014

From bats to birds and food to herbs, Bradford on Avon’s third Walking Festival proved a hit for all ages at the weekend.

Bradford on Avon trust keeps heritage alive

Wiltshire Times:

7:15pm Friday 12th September 2014

YEARS of trawling through archives has resulted in two exhibitions by Bradford on Avon’s Preservation Trust to mark its 50th anniversary.

Annual 'Marvelous' bike ride in memory of George to raise money for charity

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Cyclists will be setting out to raise money for children’s charity Stepping Stones by riding along the Kennet and Avon Canal from Bradford on Avon to Bath on Sunday.

VIDEO: Tour of Britain sweeps through Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times:

3:24pm Friday 12th September 2014

Flags were flying and crowds were cheering as the Tour of Britain raced through the streets of Bradford on Avon this morning.

Bradford on Avon man admits trading in hard drugs

Wiltshire Times: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

12:55pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A Bradford on Avon man has been released on bail after admitting being involved in the trade in hard drugs.

Tour of Britain: Human sculpture in Bradford cancelled

Wiltshire Times: Win Tickets to The Tour of Britain plus a 26” LED TV courtesy of Sharp

1:29pm Monday 8th September 2014

A human bike sculpture designed to mark the Tour of Britain in Bradford on Avon has been cancelled due to lack of numbers.

Man, 80, accused of 'historic' child abuse in Wiltshire bailed

Wiltshire Times: Christopher Booth was handed a suspended sentence at Swindon Crown Court

11:53am Monday 8th September 2014

An 80-year-old man who is accused of sexually abusing children in incidents more than a decade apart has been released on bail by a judge.

Chance to see soccer action

Wiltshire Times: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

1:19pm Friday 12th September 2014

Active Trowbridge are running Soccer Schools football trip to Cardiff City FC on November 1, including transport, coaching and tickets to the Cardiff v Leeds game.

Health help from Bradford on Avon Area Board

Wiltshire Times: Corsham Farmers’ Market shuts down

1:16pm Friday 12th September 2014

The Bradford on Avon Area Board meeting on Wednesday will incorporate a Health and Wellbeing Fair in St Margaret’s Hall, will run from 4-7pm. Local organisations and charities will be on hand to provide advice and information, ranging from support for an older relative, weight loss or taking people’s blood pressure.

‘Jailers’ are needed for Bradford on Avon lock-up days

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

7:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

Volunteers are needed to act as temporary jailers for this year’s Heritage Weekend in Bradford on Avon.

Wall walking for the RUH by Winsley woman

Wiltshire Times: Former garage owner Paul Coventry died at the RUH, Bath

2:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Former nurse Sue Gilby is gearing up to walk across a section of The Great Wall of China next week to raise money for the hospital she once worked in.

Bradford on Avon's Lorry Watch secures 14 more prosecutions

Wiltshire Times: Lorry Watch co-ordinator Stephanie Ridout

10:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

Campaigners determined to stop heavy lorries flouting regulations and driving over Bradford on Avon’s historic bridge have helped secure 14 more prosecutions.

Houses for Bradford on Avon get nod in spite of fears

Wiltshire Times:

7:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Concerns about safety and overcrowding fell on deaf ears this week as Wiltshire Council approved plans for 10 new houses and an access road in Bradford on Avon.

Farmyard frolics entertained at Winsley's weekend fair

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

It was an enjoyable and educational day all round for visitors to Hartley Farm’s Summer Fair in Winsley on Sunday.

Bradford on Avon flower show grows bigger

Wiltshire Times: SR_523_001     A triple dahlia display at the Pilning Flower Show (9667729)

11:38am Friday 5th September 2014

Final preparations are being made for Bradford on Avon’s Flower and Produce show in St Margaret’s Hall on Sunday.

Four legs, feet and wheels for charity run by Bradford on Avon women

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Two Bradford on Avon Riding for the Disabled instructors have raised more than £1,000 for the charity and Cancer research Uk after a 50-mile challenge through Wiltshire on Sunday.

Bradford on Avon riding instructors raise £1,000 on charity challenge

Wiltshire Times:

8:22am Thursday 4th September 2014

Two Bradford on Avon Riding for the Disabled instructors have raised more than £1,000 for the charity with a 50 mile challenge through Wiltshire on Sunday.

Eight months on and Kingston Mill wall is still not repaired

Wiltshire Times:

3:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Residents in a Bradford on Avon development are concerned that if a wall washed away in the Christmas floods is not repaired soon, further damage could be done if the waters rise again.

Name Tour of Britain riders and win a prize

Wiltshire Times: File photo dated 15/09/13 of Bradley Wiggins. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday June 6, 2014. Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed he is likely to miss this year's Tour de France as Team Sky focus their efforts around defending champion Chris F

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Bradford on Avon is gearing up for the Tour of Britain on Friday, September 12, by opening a town bike trail.

Bradford's Lorry Watch campaigners help secure 14 prosecutions

Wiltshire Times: Coun Keith Humphries says awareness of domestic abuse must be raised

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Campaigners determined to stop heavy lorries flouting regulations and driving over Bradford on Avon’s historic bridge have helped secure 14 more prosecutions.

Bradford's three day walking festival kicks off on Friday

Wiltshire Times: What's on: Burnley Walking Festival, May 5 - 13

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Outdoor types are being urged to pull on their boots for the Bradford on Avon Walking Festival.

Bradford on Avon Friends of Palestine

Wiltshire Times:

11:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

Iford Mill was the idyllic setting when 60 people came to hear the experiences of the daily life of Nicola Juha- Moussalam, a 26-year-old Christian Palestinian lawyer from Bethlehem. Newly qualified, he presently has an internship with the Attorney General in Hebron.

Holiday Club provides fun times for children at Shaw school

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

There was fun, friendship and lots to eat and drink for 70 local children, ranging in age from three to 12, at the Holiday Club organised by the churches of Atworth, Shaw and Whitley this month, when Shaw School allowed the use of their grounds and new hall and kitchen.


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