Notice of Various Temporary Traffic Restrictions: Kingston Road (Part) and Mill Lane

From Wiltshire Council Section 14(1) and Section 14(7) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Various Temporary Traffic Restrictions: Kingston Road (Part) and Mill Lane, Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 5383) Notice is hereby given that Wiltshire Council has made Orders to: Close temporarily to all traffic: Kingston Road (Part), Bradford on Avon; from its … 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

We’re hiring! – Operations Manager

Operations Manager Salary £33,136 – £36,153 dependent on experience (SCP 37-40) Full Time Position Job Description Overview The Operations Manager will have responsibility for the delivery of services by the Town Council covering a range of areas, managing a group of employees working in facilities, green spaces, IT, tourism and events.  Given the size of the … Read more

Can you help make Bradford Bloom?

Once again, Bradford on Avon is entering the RHS Britain in Bloom competition. We fall under the ‘South West in Bloom’ area and are aiming for Gold in the Preece Cup award.  Having achieved a Silver last year, this time we are really hoping to get a higher award and many of the green volunteers from all … Read more

What next for our Phone Boxes?

Two of Bradford on Avon’s lovely old K6 phone boxes were recently earmarked for removal by BT: one in Churches (near St Laurence school) and one at the top of Whitehill, (opposite Mount Pleasant). Photo ©lydiaboothphotography.com In a bid to save them, the Phoney Boxes project formed, comprising of volunteers Holly Taylor, Marsha Mars, Emma Franklin … 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

Deputy Mayor and Ali Vowles open a successful ‘Walk of Life’

On Saturday 12th May, 500 walkers stepped out along the Kennet & Avon canal towpath to take part in the Walk of Life, the Forever Friends Appeal’s annual charity walk. To date, over £30,000 has already been raised to help transform patient care at the Royal United Hospitals Bath. Over 8,200 miles were clocked up … Read more

Annual Town Council Meeting brings new appointments and changes to the council structure 2018-19

Last night, Full Council met at the Annual Town Council Meeting to elect the Chair/Mayor, Deputy Chair/Mayor and Leader of the Council for the year ahead. The results were as follows: Chair/Mayor: Alex Kay Deputy Chair/Mayor: Dave Garwood Leader of the Council: Dom Newton Photo by John Baker (Left to right – Dom Newton, Alex … Read more

Hats off to Ms B-Avon W.I.

There are so many examples of community spirit and expertise in our town, that it is sometimes easy to take for granted the hard work that goes into projects. One such project was recently brought to our attention by Cllr Jim Lynch, who sent us off with a camera to see for ourselves and commented: … Read more

Work commences on the Sladesbrook and Bancroft Allotments

Today’s glorious sunshine provided a great opportunity for Town Council officers Keith Draper and Simon Sutton to make some serious headway on the replacement of plot marking posts at the Sladesbrook and Bancroft allotments. Now that the Colonel William Llewellen Palmer Educational Charity has taken over responsibility for these allotments we have begun a long … Read more

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