Notice from Wiltshire Council: revised parking charges

Recently, the Town Council was notified of proposed changes to parking charges meaning free parking would no longer be available on Sundays. Town Councillors lobbied against the introduction of new charging regime, though were unable to stop it. However, despite originally refusing, Wiltshire Council did eventually agree to secure two days free Christmas parking which will take … Read more

Mayor’s Tea Party at The Hall launches WW1 commemoration

The Mayor’s Tea Party was held on 1st of November in the historic and iconic venue, The Hall. This marked the launch for the Town Council’s series of events commemorating the centenary of end of WW1 in 1918; Countdown to Peace It provided many of the attendees a unique experience to see inside the late Alex Moulton’s home, … Read more

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 Bloomin’ Brilliant Result

  Last week, Cllrs Emma Franklin and Simon McNeill-Ritchie collected a Silver Gilt award for Bradford on Avon’s entry into South-West in Bloom. This was one level up from the previous year, and was made possible by the huge efforts put in by our Community. To celebrate this success, we now bring you the full … 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

The sun will be shining on St Margaret’s Hall

At last night’s Full Council meeting, a unanimous vote granted approval for a scheme to install solar panels on the south facing roof of St Margaret’s Hall. The idea was broached initially in May 2018 by the Environment & Planning Committee, chaired by the Mayor, Cllr Alex Kay. “We have had very strong and positive … Read more

UPDATE on Frome Road Closure 3rd – 10th October

As you are hopefully already aware, we recently posted notification from Wiltshire Council of upcoming works to Frome Road, which will commence on 3rd October. Particularly as we have experienced a number of issues recently in relation to roadworks and closures, the Town Council was keen to seek assurance that the disruption caused by upcoming … Read more

Urgent Closure of UC Woolley Street (Part), Bradford on Avon

Wiltshire Council Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Urgent Closure of UC Woolley Street (Part), Bradford on Avon WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 26 September 2018, the following length of road shall be closed to all traffic in the interests of public safety to enable Wessex Water to repairs to … Read more

A Greener Bradford

An environmentally focused event, ‘A Greener Bradford’ was held at BOA’s Holy Trinity on the 8th September with the aim of organising an interactive, inclusive community forum on Climate Change and how we can all lead more sustainable lifestyles. The Revd Canon Joanna Abecassis welcomed everyone before the event was officially opened by the Mayor, … Read more