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Sunday Jul 27 | This is Wiltshire

Safety at the seaside for Lavington Pre-school

Robin Sillman, a volunteer from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's Bradford on Avon branch, visited the pre-school, in West Lavington, to talk to the children.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

This is Wiltshire

All aboard for free rides in west Wiltshire

Passenger Doreen Gordon with Cllr Horace Prickett and Shay Parsons of Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon promoting the free bus service around the town COMMUTERS in west Wiltshire have been urged to get on board the region's buses, as a fortnight of free travel is introduced.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Last post for retiring couple in Bradford

Bill and and Jill Sherman from Trowbridge Road Post Office in Bradford on Avon, being presented with retirement gifts by children, parents and staff at Fitzmaurice Primary School.

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Storm nightmare for Bradford couple as lightning fireball tears through home

Pensioners Phil and Marie Lloyd were terrified when a lightning fireball tore into their home during Saturday's violent thunderstorm.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Devizes urged to back Tour of Britain cyclists

Devizes Town Council is urging people to turn out and cheer on cyclists when the Tour of Britain comes to their town.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Fire crews kept busy as storm hits

The control room received more than 100 calls as a severe storm swept over the county, with west Wiltshire particularly affected.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service attended over 30 weather-related incidents on Saturday.

Giffords Court, Melksham at 1.34am - a small fire in a fire panel after a lightning strike, which was out on arrival, attended by a crew from Trowbridge.

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First World War centenary: Invitation to Bradford war memorial rededication

Bradford on Avon Town Council has invited relatives of those named on the town's war memorial in Westbury Gardens to come to its rededication on Sunday, August 3, at 3pm.

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This is all good news for Bradford on Avon home

Former BBC newsreader Angela Rippon chats to residents, from left, Dorothy Gasson, Thelma Curtis and Trevor Ralphs with manager Selvie Naidoo The ambassador for the Alzheimer's Society was given a tour of the home, which has three floors, including one caring for residents with dementia, and is currently home to 33 residents.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

This is Wiltshire

BOWLS: Churchway book Leamington spot

STRATTON CHURCHWAY have become the latest club to book a place in the Ladies National Championships at Royal Leamington Spa next month.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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We have been lied to over youth club, claim Bradford on Avon teenagers

Bradford on Avon Youth Centre users Jodie Styles, Cherry Riley, Luke Pronick and Alysha Green are unhappy that their centre is to be closed.

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Wiltshire Times

Wiltshire's highways chief defends Bradford HCZ poll decision

Wiltshire's highways chief has defended his decision to call a public vote on Bradford on Avon's controversial Historic Core Zone scheme, amid allegations of bullying by town councillors.

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John of Gaunt students cut a dash at Year 13 prom

Denise Antonio, George Hartrey, Leanne McAndrew and Rhian Wirtz enjoy John of Gaunt's Year 13 prom.

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Calm night for Wiltshire firefighters despite...

A crew from Bradford on Avon was called to business premises on Holt Road at 11.45pm after an alarm was sounding, which was believed to have been caused by the extreme weather conditions.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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All aboard for Bradford on Avon's Ahoy! show

Pupils from St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon, and Christ Church, Fitzmaurice, Winsley, Westwood and Churchfields primary schools took part in a production at the Wiltshire Music Centre Hundreds of pupils from schools in the Bradford on Avon area filled the Wiltshire Music Centre with Tudor songs and melodies during their performance of Ahoy! ... (more)

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Dad and daughter from Bradford on Avon pen new book

A teacher and his daughter from Bradford on Avon have joined forces for a second time to write a history book on the secrets of the Avon Valley.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Bradford set to vote on controversial HCZ proposal

Six years after plans for the controversial Historic Core Zone were first proposed Bradford on Avon residents could be set for another town referendum, as the saga rumbles on.

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Drill and hedge trimmers worth A 1,000 stolen

A secure outbuilding near the canal in Frome Road, Bradford on Avon, was broken into between 4pm on Monday, July 7, and 10am on last Tuesday, July 8. The offender cut the lock on the door, before stealing a power drill and two hedge trimmers worth A 1,000.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Wiltshire Times

VIP gives Trowbridge students a lesson in diplomacy

Sir Vincent Fean, front, former British Consul-General in Jerusalem and Ambassador in Libya, with St Augustine's Catholic College Sixth Form students, staff and members of Bradford on Avon Friends of Palestine group The former British Consul General to Jerusalem, Sir Vincent Fean, visited St Augustine's Catholic College in Trowbridge to speak to ... (more)

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Bradford on Avon Rotary Club held a handover evening last week to welcome new president Geoff Eynon.

Mr Eynon, who is married to Dot, ran his own engineering business for 23 years, specialising in producing plastic and metal moulds for industry.

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