Financial difficulties shut Tourist Information Centre

Wiltshire Times:

9:24am Friday 31st October 2014

THE Tourist Information Centre in Bradford on Avon has closed its doors to the public due to financial difficulties.

Family renews appeal for missing tortoise Boris

Wiltshire Times:

3:57pm Friday 31st October 2014

A Bradford on Avon family has renewed an appeal for missing tortoise, Boris.

Santas get set for muddy marathon in aid of Dorothy House

Wiltshire Times:

12:11pm Thursday 30th October 2014

With Christmas just around the corner, Dorothy House Hospice Care in Winsley got into the festive spirit by launching their annual Santa Dash event.

Legendary landlord Peewee’s name lives on in bench tribute

Wiltshire Times:

10:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A plaque was unveiled in tribute to legendary Trowbridge pub landlord and musician Alan ‘Peewee’ Hunt on a memorial bench at the site of the Village Pump Folk Festival on Sunday.

Winsley school given phonic boom

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

10:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Winsley Primary School has been praised by the Minister of State for School Reform for high achievement in its phonics check.

War declared on Bradford on Avon graffiti

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

The process of removing graffiti and tagging in Bradford on Avon could become quicker thanks to the introduction of a new task force group.

New look in store for Winsley Post Office

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Winsley Post Office in the Co-operative store will close on November 5 for two days to undergo a change into a new style ‘local’ service.

Winsley runners stretch their legs to raise more than £1k for muscular atrophy

Wiltshire Times:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Organisers of a charity fun run in Winsley say they have surpassed their £1,000 target and are looking to make it an annual event.

Bradford on Avon conker contest is a hit with pub punters

Wiltshire Times:

7:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Determined competitors put their techniques to the test as they battled through the 21st annual Dog and Fox conker contest.

Holt Bowls Club rolls out its honours for team player

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Holt Bowls Club paid respect to one of its longest serving members with a guard of honour at his funeral on Friday.

Flash flood fears as Bradford on Avon gullies remain blocked

Wiltshire Times:

9:28am Monday 20th October 2014

Blocked drains and gullies across Bradford on Avon are causing residents to worry about flash flooding.

Jennifer, from Monkton Farleigh, acts up to beat the rest

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

St Augustine’s sixth form student Jennifer McGlynn is celebrating success after winning the first ever Senior Bath Young Actor of the Year award.

Christmas lights switch-on date

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge store stages Relate fashion show fundraiser

1:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

Bradford on Avon’s Christmas lights switch-on is Friday, November 21, at 6pm in Westbury Gardens.

Get on Bradford on Avon naming trail

Wiltshire Times: Half term fun for kids: Halloween Food Market

6:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

The hunt is on to name all the pumpkins in Bradford on Avon’s shop windows in the very first Town Pumpkin Trail.

Bradford on Avon's youth spot open day

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3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

An open day to show prospective groups what is on offer at Bradford on Avon’s youth centre will take place tomorrow.

Bradford on Avon's would-be journalists visit the Wiltshire Times

Wiltshire Times:

8:56am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Aspiring journalists from Westwood with Iford Primary School experienced life in a newspaper office when they visited the Wiltshire Times on Friday.

Bradford on Avon schools cancel popular fireworks display

Wiltshire Times: Friends of Woodhill School Botley Bonfire Night

8:17am Tuesday 14th October 2014

The lights are out for Bradford on Avon’s fireworks display this year after an appeal for more helpers proved unsuccessful.

Inspirational performance by Flowers Band at Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Times:

11:30am Sunday 12th October 2014

More than 250 people enjoy a superb feast of music by the Flowers Band from Gloucester at Wiltshire Music Centre on Sunday.

Bradford on Avon Olympic swimmer becomes ambassador to animal rescue charity

Wiltshire Times:

3:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Sharron Davies is already putting her newly appointed role of Bath Cats and Dogs Home celebrity ambassador to good use.

Bradford on Avon families call for end to parking nightmare

Wiltshire Times:

8:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

Residents who live next to Wiltshire Music Centre and St Laurence School say they are running out of options to stop cars blocking their driveways.

First time I've known Trowbridge crime free in 26 years, says police sergeant

Wiltshire Times:

6:05pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Trowbridge police sergeant Jim Suter has revealed that for the first time in his 26-year career there was not a single crime reported in the town over a 24-hour period this week.

Ugandan villagers thank Winsley fundraisers for completion of of water supply

Wiltshire Times:

9:39am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Villagers in Winsley are celebrating the completion of a water supply in Uganda, for which they have raised £7,500 over the last two years.

Bradford on Avon fireworks night under threat

Wiltshire Times: FIREWORKS RETURN: Great Aycliffe Town Council has announced its annual display will return to Newton Aycliffe on Wednesday, November 5, but only residents will be able to enjoy the spectacle.

10:08am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Bradford on Avon’s annual fireworks display is at risk of cancellation this year if the committee does not find more members to help organise the popular event.

Jailed: Man with £3k of hard drugs for street deals

Wiltshire Times:

10:40am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A man caught with thousands of pounds worth of hard drugs for dealing has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Nominate Bradford's outstanding citizen

Wiltshire Times: Deadline for vacant Bradford on Avon seat

6:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

Bradford on Avon Town Council is calling for nominations for the annual Town Achievement Award.

Bradford on Avon food show needs help to grow

Wiltshire Times: BITE SIZED: A variety of tempting treats will be on offer at artisan food markets.

6:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

Success of A Local Larder trade show in March this year has led to the event being planned again for Bradford on Avon next March.

Lorry watchdog facing cutbacks

Wiltshire Times:

6:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

Bradford on Avon’s Lorry Watch scheme faces drastic cutbacks as it becomes a victim of its own success, unless the town council can step in.

Flu jabs can be booked in Winsley and Melksham

Wiltshire Times: JABS: All Year 7 children in Gwent will be offered a free flu vaccine as well as those aged over 64 Generic MMR vaccine at the drop in clinic at Belle Vue surgery Newport

5:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Flu bookings at Bradford on Avon and Melksham Health Partnership are now open and can be made online.

New lease of life for Bradford on Avon’s youth centre

Wiltshire Times:

1:52pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Young people could return to Bradford on Avon’s youth centre if a lease is agreed with Wiltshire Council.

Hopes grow for Holt Youth Club

Wiltshire Times:

1:33pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Holt Youth Club looks set to remain open after it worked hard over the summer holidays to find a solution to Wiltshire Council’s cuts.

Ancient Bradford oak another victim of storm

Wiltshire Times:

12:34pm Friday 3rd October 2014

One of Bradford on Avon’s ancient oak trees was chopped down last week after it was severely damaged by lightning in last month’s storm.

Winsley man is Local Food Farmer of the Year

Wiltshire Times:

9:02am Friday 3rd October 2014

Tom Bowles, who works at Hartley Farm Shop and Cafe in Winsley, was crowned Farmworker of the Year, sponsored by Isuzu, at last night’s Farmers Weekly Awards.

Class action for Alfie as Winsley schools join forces for fun run

Wiltshire Times:

11:48am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Two schools in Winsley have joined forces to organise a fun run to help the village learn about a life-changing condition affecting one of their pupils.

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.

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