On May 17th, the Town Council is hosting the Town Gathering — a meeting it’s required to hold every year for electors of the town. As you may have guessed, this year will be a little different! The Town Council is hoping to lay on a band and bar (after the main meeting has finished), […]
One year is a milestone, and we thought it would be appropriate to celebrate our achievements to date and talk about the way forward for Ideal Bradford. On Thursday 10th May you are cordially invited to join Ideal Bradford in the Swan from 7.30pm onwards. Cost per person is £15 — including 2 (or 3 […]
Under Ideal Bradford leadership, the Town Council has voted to approve a highly progressive budget for the town for 2018-19. As part of a robust process running from November to January, Councillors proposed and discussed priority areas, and we were happy to see those proposals backed by all councillors at a Full Council meeting on January […]
Representing the whole community Town Club, above ‘The Stumble Inn’, Market Street 8 – 9.30pm, Thu 16th November 2017 — Attendees: 22 This was the first of Ideal Bradford’s ‘café style’ community meetings, designed to engage with people in a relaxed environment. In this session, we wanted to explore ideas of how Ideal Bradford can […]
Thursday 16th November The Bradford Club, Market Street, Bradford on Avon 20:00 – 21:30 This is the first in a new series of public forums for the community to put their thoughts to Ideal Bradford on a whole range of issues. This one is about how we represent you. It’s a gathering of different community […]
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.
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 […]
Hear all about the Neighbourhood Plan Thursday Sept 14th, 7.30pm St. Margaret’s Hall Bradford on Avon Speakers will include Councillors from Ideal Bradford, Cllr. Sarah Gibson (Wilts Councillor, BoA South) and represntatives from community organisations. Doors open 7.10, and there will be a bar.
Councillors Emma Franklin and Dom Newton talk through recent Town Council business, including steps towards being a dementia-friendly town, Wiltshire Music Centre’s 20th anniverary concert, using the local defibrillators, grants for some some great local enterprises such as Group 5 furniture recycling and Made In Bradford on Avon, planning wrangles about the proposed phone-mast near […]