Community & Recreation Committee

The Community & Recreation Committee meets to progress projects and consider any matters involving Youth, Arts, Sports and Leisure activities in Bradford on Avon. It considers community grants and engagement. Committee Members: Cllr Daniel Taylor (Chair) Cllr Dom Newton Cllr Alex Kay Cllr Jim Lynch Cllr Simon McNeill-Ritchie Cllr Jennie Parker Cllr Mike Roberts Download … Read more

Town Council supports Floaty Boat Fund and Avoncliff Wood Campaign

At last night’s Full Council meeting, Councillors voted to support two valuable initiatives for the community. The first of these was to make a small donation to support the campaign by the Woodland Trust to purchase Avoncliff Wood in order to preserve the ancient woodland at its heart, and create amenity space for the community … Read more

Community & Recreation Committee

The Community & Recreation Committee meets to progress projects and consider any matters involving Youth, Arts, Sports and Leisure activities in Bradford on Avon. It considers community grants and engagement. Committee Members: Cllr Daniel Taylor (Chair) Cllr Dom Newton Cllr Alex Kay Cllr Jim Lynch Cllr Simon McNeill-Ritchie Cllr Jennie Parker Cllr Mike Roberts Download … 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

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

Statement in response to Conditional Approval of Reserved Matters Application (17/03844)

“We note with considerable disappointment the decision by Wiltshire Council Planning team to grant conditional approval to the Reserved Matters application by Bellway Homes (17/03844) for the land to the north of Holt Road. The Town Council has repeatedly requested a meaningful dialogue on the concerns raised both by the community and our Planning and Environment Committee. Instead we have been, in effect,  fobbed off.  In our meetings with the developer’s representatives we felt that they … Read more

Meet Your Councillor

You told us that you’d like more opportunities to see your Councillors and to be given the chance to raise ideas and concerns, so starting this month, and every second Saturday of the month throughout 2018, we will be holding ‘Meet your Councillor’ drop-in sessions. Remember, you are also welcome to come along to our … Read more

Wiltshire at War exhibition and family event

Coming soon to Bradford on Avon’s Library, as part of the Wiltshire at War series, there will be an exhibition exploring how the First World War shaped lives and landscape across Wiltshire’s towns and villages between 1914 and 1918. Alongside the panel exhibition will be a display case with medals and medallions, as well as … Read more