Ideal Bradford Councillors, May 2021

Ideal Bradford was formed to serve the town that we love by revitalising local democracy and pushing for an active and effective Town Council that gets things done, and works in the interests of our whole community. That work continues with our five councillors Emma Franklin, Simon McNeill-Ritchie, Kate Bessant, Alex Kay and Dave Garwood.

Town Council Election Results 2021

Five of Ideal Bradford’s twelve candidates were elected to the Town Council. Those elected were Alex Kay and Simon McNeill-Ritchie in the North Ward, and Dave Garwood, Emma Franklin and Kate Bessant in South Ward.

Ideal Bulletin — 22nd September

Ideal Bradford Bulletin — 22nd September 2017

Dom Newton talks about the overwhelming YES vote in the Neighbourhood Plan referendum and the possibility of a legal challenge to the Plan, and looks forward to a new round of policy forums and a localism symposium in the new year.

Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Results

We've Got A *Neighbourhood* Plan — Vote YES on September 20th

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 … Read more

Election Count Photos

A few photos from the extrememly tense and ultimately triumphant election count at Trowbridge Civic Centre on 5th May.

10 out of 10! All Ideal Candidates Elected!

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 … Read more

Votes Being Counted — Results Coming Soon

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 … Read more