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Soulful Messiah: A Celebration

Soulful Messiah

Soulful Messiah: A Celebration is a phenomenal reworking of 12 movements of Handel’s famous Messiah for big band, strings, large gospel choir and solo singers. Having only ever been performed twice Bradford-on-Avon is in for a real treat as Mike Daniels leads a tantalising line up of stunning performers including Black Voices, Town Hall Gospel Choir (previous winners of BBC read more…

A Working Town for Young People


Wednesday 23 May, St Margaret’s Hall from 6.30pm An Open Forum to discuss affordable accommodation; decent jobs; and quality of life issues for young people in our town and local villages Introduction from Councillor Alex Kay, Mayor of Bradford on Avon and Councillor Jim Lynch Featuring scene-setting presentations on: A Youth Strategy for Bradford on Avon – Councillor Dom Newton, Bradford read more…

Big Pledge gets underway


Our Big Pledge challenge is now underway, and this year you have to Beat the Clock. This is the fifth annual Big Pledge campaign, which aims to get more people active and taking exercise. The campaign runs until 8 July 2018 and is open to enter now for all ages and every level of fitness read more…

Stay safe in the sun


Summer’s almost here and with temperatures starting to soar, Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Wiltshire Council are supporting Sun Awareness Week (14-20 May) by offering advice to people in Wiltshire on how to stay safe in the sun. Many of us enjoy spending time in the sun, but you can burn when you least expect read more…

Drink wisely this weekend


There are plenty of excuses to have a few drinks this weekend with a royal wedding and the FA Cup Final, and Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group are asking people to enjoy the festivities safely. The Government’s guidelines state that men and women should not drink more than 14 units of alcohol each read more…

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