We’re hiring! – Part Time Administrator

Part Time Administrator vacancy Monday to Friday 12:30pm to 5pm Salary £21,693 – £23,111 (pro rata) Job Description The Town Council requires an afternoon Administrator based in our Bradford on Avon office. This public facing role requires a self-motivated, organised and confident candidate to deliver the following: Answering telephones, emails and face to face enquiries … Read more

Mason’s Lane/Market Street traffic havoc

On Wednesday 8th August, incoming drivers experienced severe delays throughout the Town, extending to many further incoming roads, when scaffolding was erected on Mason’s Lane for works on a property flanking the road. No traffic control system had been implemented which resulted in chaos as vehicles became backlogged in both directions. As a result, many … Read more

Full Council agrees to part fund maintenance to St Aldhelm’s play area

Tuesday’s Full Council Meeting saw much debate about the ongoing issue of whether the Town Council should contribute a proportion of the funds required to carry out maintenance in St Aldhelms’s Play Area, which is owned and managed by Wiltshire Council. The popular play area was closed by Wiltshire Council recently, having said they would … Read more

‘Lost’ medal presented to family of fallen WWI soldier

Exactly 102 years ago today, on 9th August 1916, a young man, one of many from Bradford on Avon, was killed at the Somme. Last week, Jesse’s descendant Malcolm Fletcher and his wife Julia Fletcher came to Bradford on Avon searching for information about him, and having been directed to the BOA Museum, found to their … Read more

Notice of Temporary Closure of B3107 Silver Street

Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Closure of: B3107 Silver Street (Part), Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 5530) Notice is hereby given that Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic: B3107 Silver Street (Part), Bradford on Avon; from its junction with Coppice Hill to its junction … Read more

Allotments available at Sladesbrook & Bancroft

Always dreamt of having your own allotment? Earlier this year, the Colonel William Llewellen Palmer Educational Charity, administered by Bradford on Avon Town Council, took over responsibility for the Sladesbrook and Bancroft Allotments from Wiltshire Council. Since then, we’ve had lots to do, as many plots were no longer being used, rents were varied and … Read more

Do you run a food or drink business in BOA?

If so, you are now entitled to a FREE basic listing on VISITWILTSHIRE.co.uk In recognition of the Town Council’s funding which makes Bradford on Avon a ‘Visit Wiltshire Town Partner’, they would like to invite Food & Drink businesses in the town to submit information which will be used to build a free basic listing … Read more

Temporary Closure of: Cemetery Lane, Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 5519)

Temporary Closure of: Cemetery Lane, Bradford on Avon (Ref: TTRO 5519) Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Notice is hereby given that Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic: Cemetery Lane, Bradford on Avon; from its junction with B3107 Holt Road to its junction with Kingsfield Grange … 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

The Hub sends urgent request for food bank donations

“We are reaching crisis point” is the stark warning of the manager of The Hub, Avril Clarke.  “In the three years that we have been running, I have never seen empty shelves in the Food Bank” The Hub in Bradford on Avon runs the local food bank and debt counselling service, providing vital help for … Read more