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.
Following Steve Plummer’s resignation from the Town Council, it’s very likely that there will be a by-election for the vacant seat in South Ward. It’s not yet confirmed – 10 or more electors from the ward have to request election. If an election isn’t called, the remaining 11 Town Councillors can mutually agree a candidate to fill the vacant seat.
Whether there is an election or decision to co-opt, we are very pleased to introduce our candidate for the vacancy, confirmed by members and councillors at a recent meeting.
Many of you will know Paige from her work with the Preservation Trust, Clean Up Bradford (CLUB), the Women’s 100 or even the Skatepark project – it’s fair to say she’s been hugely involved in the community!
Council Leader Dom Newton joins Veronica Bark to catch up about a wide variety of topics: a recap of what’s been happening over the summer, new youth services, solar panels on St Margaret’s Hall, becoming a plastic-free town, taking on playing fields from Wiltshire Council, Women’s 100, commemorating the end of WWI, a massive owl, […]
A recent article in the Wiltshire Times has reignited the debate about Bradford on Avon’s traffic. We thought we’d set the record straight with what Ideal Bradford has been doing as part of the Town Council and to answer the many questions about the proposed one-way traffic system. The Town Council has also formally responded […]