Christmas Lights Switch-on

The beautiful Bradford on Avon lights will soon illuminate the town for the Christmas season, with the Switch On at 6.30pm on the 30th of November in Westbury Gardens. This year will be slightly different with the lights being switched on by the winner of the new Shining Light of Bradford on Avon Community Award (winner … Read more

Are you ready for the big BoA Christmas Switch-On?

The beautiful Bradford on Avon lights will soon illuminate the town for the Christmas season, with the Switch On event this Friday 30th November – the main event will be in Westbury Garden though the festivities will take place across the town. The light Switch On evening begins at 5pm in Westbury Garden with live entertainment … 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