Brantford Police Change of Command

John Bradford

John Bradford

It is time to fill the void as a result of Brant News closing. Online...free...no flyers delivered... I'm ready. Contact me for stories publisher@4brant.com I have been in media for over 50 years: Television Broadcasting; Print Investigative and Photo Journalism ; a VERY brief turn in Radio; Cable Television; and now publishing a live Digital News Platform. My community board contributions have covered: Health Care (BGH, John Noble Home and Lansdowne Children's Centre); Post Secondary Education; Special Olympics, Sports Council; Victim Services; Rotary; and Physician Recruitment Task Force. Married with 3 daughters, 6 grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, one great grandson and one step great grandson. My spare time passions include professional and amateur photography, soap stone carving, writing, travel and scuba diving as a Dive Master. Finally, I have served as a City Councillor for 4 years and as a community advocate/consultant for residents and local business for 8 years since then. Join us in sharing stories 4BRANT

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Several hundred persons attended the Change of Command Ceremony recognizing the end of Chief Nelson’s term and the beginning of Chief Davis’s. There was a cross-section of police officers from a number of detachments, members of the Brantford Police Services Board, current and past elected officials, Citizens on Patrol, Auxillary Officers, Victim Services Brant, dignitaries
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Brantford Man Charged with Assault | Colborne Street

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On Saturday November 16, 2019 Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding an assault at an address on Colborne St. Two males had been at a residence when a verbal argument ensued which turned into a physical altercation. The accused began to punch and then struck the 35 year old victim with a
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Brantford Aquatic Club Takes Home Top Prize at Swim International! Our Citizen Journalist, Dawn Hall, General Manager of the BAC shares her pride of the young people responsible for bringing swimming glory to the community. The 44th annual Swim International competition showcased over 530 swimmers from across Ontario and Quebec. The event was held over
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They may be gone but never forgotten. Despite the first winter storm of the season, the large crowds huddled together against the wet snow and frigid wind at the Cenotaph downtown. Any semblance of complaint was lost to the reverence and respect for those that fight and have fought for our freedoms.   Their sacrifices give
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When we think of  those terrible days that Brantford was suffering as much as 28% unemployment as the farm manufacturing business was dying, we couldn’t imagine what the future would hold. How do we diversify our economy? Will we ever again be seen as the forward thinking community that began in the 1800’s? One such
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With the decline of traditional newspaper availability and unaccountable or ill-informed social media in small markets, how can we assure a local perspective, a local voice and local stories getting the attention they deserve? Laurier University – Brantford Campus, invites you to a FREE PUBLIC  seminar to address this issue. What: Public Lecture, “Getting the
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As Publisher of 4Brant.com, I am pleased to welcome our newest Citizen Journalist, Dawn Hall, General Manager of the Brantford Aquatic Club. We encourage any non-profit organization to submit their stories of successes in Brant/ Brantford and share for our community. Brantford Aquatic Club made a big splash at their 2019/2020 season opener in Oakville!
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Missing Person | Brantford Police Seek Public Help

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Investigators from the Brantford Police Service are seeking assistance from the public in locating a missing female. 40 year old Chrystal THOMPSON, has been reported missing to the Brantford Police Service. Chrystal THOMPSON is described as female, 5’6”, 141 pounds, brown hair, hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing black heeled shoes, a purple coloured
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NOTE From the Desk of the Publisher.. Please join me in welcoming our newest Citizen Journalist, Shannon Pickering. Shannon is one of a group of local folks that volunteer to support those in our families and neighbours that struggle through mental illness. Where there is H.O.P.E. there is promise, and each dollar raised through H.O.P.E.’s
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Saturday morning, downtown Brantford and the streets were blocked: traffic was snarled, the sky was grey and drizzly. Accordingly patience was thin. But for a moment, there was a glimpse of a bygone era transforming the city core to 100 year old images of armed Canadian soldiers, most from this area,  parading through town led
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