Your summary of local news from local people and organisations across Bradford on Avon and the surrounding villages.


Mental Health Awareness Workshop


Tuesday 14 November at 2pm- 3.30pm United Reformed Church Hall, Bradford on Avon An interactive session, focusing on how to improve and maintain mental health & wellbeing. The Public Health team at Wiltshire Council have developed some tools to help raise awareness of mental health both in the workplace and in communities. We are able read more…

Launch of “Dementia Friendly Bradford on Avon”


Monday 27 November, St Margaret’s Hall at 2pm – 4pm This special Seniors Forum event will give an opportunity to learn about and discuss the ticking-time-bomb issue in our ageing society that is dementia. Information and signposting will be provided to help you find support and recognise the clinical signs of dementia, which can include read more…

Just a few days left to have your say on waste strategy


You have just a few days left to help shape a ten year strategy on how Wiltshire Council collects and manages household waste and recycling. A consultation got underway last month to canvass your views to ensure the strategy is representative of your opinions and enables you to reduce, re-use and recycle the waste you read more…

Help shape Wiltshire’s housing and development plans up to 2036


People are being encouraged to help shape Wiltshire’s housing and development needs up to 2036 by participating in a new consultation launched this week. Wiltshire Council has to maintain up-to-date plans to support growth and provide for the delivery of new homes, jobs and supporting infrastructure. These plans safeguard against speculative and unplanned development and read more…

Protect your unborn baby this winter with a free flu jab


If you are pregnant, you are being encouraged by the Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group to get the free flu vaccination this winter The immune system is naturally lower during pregnancy, so if you were to catch the flu it could become serious very quickly. Flu can cause many complications during pregnancy, particularly in the later read more…