Are you ready for the big BoA Christmas Switch-On?

The beautiful Bradford on Avon lights will soon illuminate the town for the Christmas season, with the Switch On event this Friday 30th November – the main event will be in Westbury Garden though the festivities will take place across the town. The light Switch On evening begins at 5pm in Westbury Garden with live entertainment … Read more

Meet BOA’s Shining Light of 2018

You may have heard about our recent request for residents to nominate someone from Bradford on Avon who has made a real difference to people’s lives and/or the community during 2018.  The aim was that we as a town could say ‘thank you’ to that someone and name them Shining Light of BOA 2018. There … Read more

Town Council funds intergenerational play sessions

There has been a lot in the media recently about the benefits of play sessions involving young children and elderly people, and we are happy to announce that a scheme has now been set up in Bradford on Avon, funded by the Town Council. Nightingales Together is an intergenerational project based at Wiltshire Heights care … Read more

BoA Women’s 100 community creative project

BoA Women’s 100 have a new community creative project! The idea is to challenge young girls to consider who they want to be and what they can aspire to using a kit which comprises of a suffragette paper doll and three outfits to colour and cut out. The kits are £2 and all proceeds will … Read more

Youth Strategy comes to life!

The Town Council’s Youth Strategy, authored by Leader of the Council Dom Newton and adopted by the Council in December 2017*, is moving into delivery with the appointment of Community Family Care**, part of Community Foster Care, to provide youth services in the town. Following a highly competitive tender process, with impressive presentations from the … Read more

Improvements to Sladesbrook Play Area

We’re pleased to announce that new play equipment will be being installed at the Sladesbrook Play Area from 25th June. The Colonel William Llewellen Palmer Educational Charity, which is now administered and run by the Town Council, recently inherited the area in a poor state of repair and resolved to make well overdue improvements. Of … Read more