Happy 100th Birthday to Bradford on Avon’s Gladys Welsh

100 years ago, on the 19th October 1918, one of Bradford on Avon’s oldest residents, Gladys Welsh, was born. Her parents lived in the town as did many of her ancestors and her stories about previous inhabitants, the town’s urban growth and culture are varied, interesting and informative. Gladys worked at the Staverton factory during … Read more

A safe place for Dementia

Over the past few months, there have been many events and initiatives across Bradford on Avon, with the aim of raising awareness about Dementia, focusing not only on those directly affected, but upon the wider community, and what we can all do to support and help make life easier for those living with this often … Read more

Bradford on Avon French Twinning trip to Sully sur Loire, 2018

A short report from Cllr Alex Kay, Mayor of Bradford on Avon “Thirty eight BoA French Twinners and Randonneurs set off eye-wateringly early on Tuesday 29th May. The party was friendly and diverse, covering three generations. After many hours of coach and ferry travel, we arrived at our beautiful twin town Sully sur Loire and … Read more

Bradford Town Football Club 2017-18 Round-up

Bradford Town Football Club have recorded the most successful season in their history securing a fourth place finish in the Toolstation Western League Premier Division. Despite the disappointment suffered on the 28th April in Devon when Willand Rovers’ last minute winner finally dashed Town’s promotion aspirations for another season, manager Danny Greaves and his coaching … Read more