Councillor Simon McNeill-Ritchie chats with Paige Balas about her community work in the town, her involvement with Ideal Bradford and her candidacy in the upcoming by-election on June 6th.
We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Bradford on Avon Neighbourhood Plan has been passed with an overwhelming vote in favour. Of the 2651 votes cast, 2510 were in support of the Plan, a majority of 94.68%. Turnout was also better than normal for this type of vote — at 33% it was higher […]
It’s the day of the Neighbourhood Plan referendum! Polls are open until 10pm today, Wednesday 20th September. Please make sure you vote ‘Yes’ for adoption of the Neighbourhood Plan. You do not need your polling card to vote. You can also hand in your postal vote at any polling station if you’ve not managed to […]
A few photos from the extrememly tense and ultimately triumphant election count at Trowbridge Civic Centre on 5th May.
The results are in and the Town Council election could not have gone better for Ideal Bradford: all ten of our candidates were elected. We would very much like to thank all of our volunteers and supporters, and the electors of Bradford on Avon, for providing us with a decisive mandate for positive change in […]
The votes in the Town Council election are being counted at the Civic Centre in Trowbridge today, with results for Bradford on Avon expected sometime in the mid to late afternoon. We will anounce the results here, and on our Twitter and Facebook feeds as soon as we have them. Thank you once again for […]
This is the Ideal Bradford manifesto for the Town Council election on May 4th, based on public feedback since December 2016. It lays out our commitments to the electorate, a little bit about our candidates, and the principles and values that we believe set us apart. Click here to open the manifesto in your browser. […]
Interested in Ideal Bradford but would like to know more? Our big public meeting to launch our manifesto is this Thursday, 6th of April, at St Margaret’s Hall. It’s open to all and free to attend. Doors open at 7.15 for a 7.30pm start. Come and meet the residents who are standing as candidates, find […]
On May 4th we have an opportunity to make a real difference to how Bradford on Avon is run. To lead the Town Council with enthusiasm and with fresh skills. To improve its relationship with our communities, businesses, surrounding towns and with Wiltshire Council. To make sure that the whole of our town is given […]
This week, every household in Bradford on Avon should get a leaflet all about Ideal Bradford landing on the doormat. On the back, there’s a space for you to have your say about what an Ideal Bradford Town Council should do: drop them into shops and businesses with the “Your Vote” symbol in the window. […]