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 […]
It’s been a busy couple of weeks… The first committees are now being held under our new structure — and we’re starting to be able to use the new procedures we’ve brought in to make the Town Council’s work more visible, engaging and efficient. In our latest audio update we catch up with Dave Garwood, Chair […]
Dom Newton, Ideal Bradford leader, reviews the progress made at the most recent meeting of the full Town Council, looks ahead to forthcoming action in the new streamlined committee structure and celebrates Council grants for the Fringe Festival and the fixing of a zip-wire. Forthcoming Meetings: 27th June 7:30pm Resources & General Purposes 4th July […]
It has been a busy few weeks at Ideal Bradford as we all get working in our various committees. We’ve also spent a fair amount of time developing new ‘back office’ procedures, which we can now bring forward to a full meeting. June 20th, 7.30pm, St. Margaret’s Hall This evening’s Town Council meeting will lay the […]
The second Ideal Bradford audio bulletin! Dom gives an account of the main points from the Annual Town Meeting (not to be confused with the Annual Town Council meeting) and talks about the ongoing ‘set-up phase’ of the new administration.
As part of our first Annual Town Council meeting, we were required top elect our Mayor and Deputy Mayor. We were pleased to elect Dave Garwood, a Bradford resident for over 20 years, as Mayor for the next year. Dave has worked in the commercial, public and voluntary sectors and will also chair the newly […]
Welcome to the first Ideal Bulletin – an informal chat through what’s been happening in the world of Bradford on Avon Town Council, from the perspective of Ideal Bradford. Use the player below to hear a short overview of the latest full Town Council meeting with Councillor Dom Newton. Dom gives us a summary of […]
Please come along to the annual Bradford on Avon Town Council meeting, 7pm on Monday 15th May at the Youth Centre next to Fitzmaurice School off Frome Road. This event is hosted by the Town Council, including our Lib Dem colleagues Jennie Parker and Jim Lynch. As your newly-elected Ideal candidates, we’d love to meet […]
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 […]