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.

Dilton Marsh winners show how well gardens grow

Wiltshire Times:

10:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

Dilton Marsh Flower and Handicraft Show on August 16 was a roaring success with record entries.

The Great Kitten Cake Off at Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Bradford on Avon children’s author Anna Wilson has completed her new book to coincide with the popular BBC programme The Great British Bake Off.

Double celebration at Bradford on Avon’s Farmers' and Artisan Market

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

10:12pm Friday 29th August 2014

SUNDAY is a double celebration at Bradford on Avon’s Farmers' and Artisan Market as it celebrates its second birthday and winning a Gold Taste of the West Award.

Vaults celebration in Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times: Deadline for vacant Bradford on Avon seat

11:13am Friday 29th August 2014

The iron gates to The Vaults passage in Bradford on Avon will be officially opened by Made in Bradford tomorrow.

Sainsbury's in Bradford on Avon steps in to help

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Sainsbury's in Bradford on Avon has adopted Trowbridge children’s charity Stepping Stones as its charity of the year.

Quilters' work goes on display in Trowbridge

Wiltshire Times:

6:39pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A patchwork quilt sewn by groups from the U3A is sparking interest from visitors to Dorothy House Hospice Care’s Outreach Centre in Trowbridge where it has been displayed.

Bradford on Avon survey comes with £100 top prize

Wiltshire Times: Man shocked after being rugby tackled for £5 note in Hove street

5:53pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Bradford on Avon Town Council is asking for residents’ help to find out about the housing and business needs of the community.

Call to grow it and show it in Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times:

8:46am Friday 22nd August 2014

If you grow it, show it is the motto of Bradford on Avon Town Council as they encourage residents to take part in the annual Flower and Produce Show on September 7.

GCSE results: St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times: New head Fergus Stewart, who started in January.

9:23am Thursday 21st August 2014

St Laurence School headteacher Fergus Stewart said: “This is a superb set of results, showing a huge increase and a clear trend of improvement over three years. We are particularly pleased with high levels of attainment and progress in the key subjects of English and maths."

There's no mistaking it's Bradford on Avon now

Wiltshire Times:

8:29am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Visitors travelling to Bradford on Avon by train will get a clear welcome to the town after a new 3-D sign on the station’s bank was unveiled by the mayor on Monday.

Love is just a bus ride away as Winsley couple use their passes to get hitched

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

Worrying about a bus turning up on time isn’t usually top of the list for couples concerned about their wedding day going smoothly.

Top class garden and hothouse produce set to go on show

Wiltshire Times: Flowers feature for Living August - Rachel Wilkes (8607705)

6:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Greed- fingered residents of Westwood are preparing for the village’s annual Flower and Vegetable show on Bank Holiday Monday.

A reprieve for Bradford Youth Centre is on cards

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

3:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Bradfords’s Youth Centre could be run by the town council in future.

A very moving mark of respect

Wiltshire Times: Former mayor Roger Andrews stands by one of the controversial signs

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Bradford on Avon German Twinning Association showed its own mark of respect during its visit to the twinning town of Norden last month.

Keep an eye out for Boris the tortoise in Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times:

2:24pm Friday 15th August 2014

Familis in Bradford on Avon are being urged to look in their gardens for Boris the tortoise who has gone missing from a house in Elms Cross Drive.

A-level results: St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times: New head Fergus Stewart, who started in January.

5:08pm Thursday 14th August 2014

St Laurence School headteacher Fergus Stewart paid tribute to his sixth formers, saying: “Once again we are immensely proud of our students’ achievements.

Health care on Trowbridge campus set for a decision soon

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

The health facilities to be included in the new Trowbridge Campus may be known next month as final plans for the long-running project are made – with the project expected to be finished by the end of the year.

Network at Bradford on Avon Business Breakfast

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

2:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

The next Bradford on Avon Business Breakfast, to network with other businesses, is on September 19 at Woolley Grange Hotel, 8am. See www.eventbrite.co. uk/e/ bradford-on-avon-business-breakfast-tickets-12408130051.

New reprieve bid for Bradford on Avon youth centre

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

The closure of Bradford on Avon’s Youth Centre building next week has been halted, while Wiltshire Council carries out a property review of all its youth centres.

Car flips on roof in Winsley Hill

Wiltshire Times:

11:18am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A driver has escaped injuries after a car flipped on its roof in Winsley Hill at 7.15am this morning.

Woman cut free after Bradford traffic smash

Wiltshire Times: .

2:22pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A woman had to be cut from her vehicle following a collision between a lorry and a car in Bradford on avon this morning.

Town council cash could reprieve doomed Bradford on Avon youth centre

Wiltshire Times:

8:40am Monday 4th August 2014

The closure of Bradford on Avon’s Youth Centre on August 16 could be halted by the community’s own plans to take on the building, with the town council offering up to £500 to keep it open for the town’s teenagers during the summer holidays.

Last post for retiring couple in Bradford

Wiltshire Times:

6:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

A COUPLE who have run a Post Office in Bradford on Avon for 20 years had a send-off to remember after closing its doors for the final time last Friday.

Sudden storms like bolt from the blue batter west Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times:

9:20am Friday 25th July 2014

Flash floods caused by a severe storm that battered west Wiltshire on Saturday left dozens of families stranded, as the water came within inches of their homes.

Storm nightmare for Bradford couple as lightning fireball tears through home

Wiltshire Times:

8:59am Friday 25th July 2014

Pensioners Phil and Marie Lloyd were terrified when a lightning fireball tore into their home during Saturday’s violent thunderstorm.

First World War centenary: Invitation to Bradford war memorial rededication

Wiltshire Times: Bradford on Avon mayor John Potter

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Bradford on Avon Town Council has invited relatives of those named on the town’s war memorial in Westbury Gardens to come to its rededication on Sunday, August 3, at 3pm.

This is all good news for Bradford on Avon home

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Journalist and presenter Angela Rippon visited Bradford on Avon to officially open the Wiltshire Heights Care Home.

Hero from South Wraxall promotes a fitting memorial

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A D-Day war veteran has shown his support to the village of South Wraxall in their quest to create a proper war memorial.

We have been lied to over youth club, claim Bradford on Avon teenagers

Wiltshire Times:

7:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Members of Bradford on Avon’s youth club say they have been lied to after learning their centre would close earlier than expected, without any alternatives put in place.

Winsley pupils taught a ‘difference’ sort of lesson

Wiltshire Times:

7:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Pupils from Winsley Primary School learned about disability and difference during workshops with the JustDifferent charity last Friday.

Wiltshire's highways chief defends Bradford HCZ poll decision

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Wiltshire's highways chief has defended his decision to call a public vote on Bradford on Avon’s controversial Historic Core Zone scheme, amid allegations of bullying by town councillors.

Star makes splash at Winsley's hospice’s event

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

The sun shone brightly on the Dorothy House Summer Fete, Winsley, on Saturday when hundreds of people attended the event which offered plenty of fun and games for all the family.

All aboard for Bradford on Avon's Ahoy! show

Wiltshire Times:

7:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Hundreds of pupils from schools in the Bradford on Avon area filled the Wiltshire Music Centre with Tudor songs and melodies during their performance of Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose, on Wednesday night.

Dad and daughter from Bradford on Avon pen new book

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A teacher and his daughter from Bradford on Avon have joined forces for a second time to write a history book on the secrets of the Avon Valley.

Bradford set to vote on controversial HCZ proposal

Wiltshire Times: Bradford on Avon mayor John Potter, left with petition organiser Georgina Knight and fellow traders and supporters in favour of the HCZ plans for Market Street

10:48am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Six years after plans for the controversial Historic Core Zone were first proposed Bradford on Avon residents could be set for another town referendum, as the saga rumbles on.

Drill and hedge trimmers worth £1,000 stolen

Wiltshire Times: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

8:50am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A secure outbuilding near the canal in Frome Road, Bradford on Avon, was broken into between 4pm on Monday, July 7, and 10am on last Tuesday, July 8.

Handing over the chains

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Bradford on Avon Rotary Club held a handover evening last week to welcome new president Geoff Eynon.

Paralympic star to open Dorothy House fete

Wiltshire Times: Stephanie Millward shows off her hoard of medals – four gold and one silver – from the IPC World Swimming Championships

3:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

Wiltshire's Paralympic medallist Stephanie Millward will be visiting Dorothy House in Winsley tomorrow to open the hospice’s grand summer fete.

Core findings to be heard for Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times: Deadline for vacant Bradford on Avon seat

1:18pm Friday 11th July 2014

A report on the outcomes of consultation on the proposed Restricted Parking Zone in the Historic Core Zone is on the agenda for Wednesday’s Bradford on Avon Area Board meeting.

Bradford on Avon team trek across Tanzania to help Women v Cancer

Wiltshire Times:

8:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A Bradford on Avon fundraising team started pedalling their way towards raising £9,000 for a woman’s cancer challenge at Sainsbury’s this weekend.

Day of action: St Laurence partially closed as teachers join mass strike

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

8:44am Thursday 10th July 2014

Teachers at Bradford on Avon’s St Laurence School will join other public sector workers on a day of strike action today, with the school closed to years 9 and 10.

St Laurence teachers join day of mass strike action

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

8:44am Thursday 10th July 2014

Teachers at Bradford on Avon’s St Laurence School will join other public sector workers on a day of strike action today, with the school closed to years 9 and 10.

Man with £42k of cocaine and cannabis farm spared immediate jail term

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

7:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A man caught with £42,000 worth of cocaine and a cannabis farm in his garage has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Ofsted inspectors praise Freshford Pre-school

Wiltshire Times: Private pre-school closes ahead of damning Ofsted report

12:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Freshford Pre-school has been praised by Ofsted inspectors who judged it to be good overall and outstanding in its contribution to the well-being of the children attending.




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