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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. 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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The map featured above is courtesy of the Brant Historical Museum of the City of Brantford. The original 800 acres of land negotiated with the Haudenosaunee next to the Grand River. And this is an aerial photograph of the same area taken a few years ago. I’m going to take you on a guessing game,
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34-year-old male: Multiple charges | Police Assaulted

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On Wednesday April 17, 2019 just after 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible domestic dispute between a male and female on Colborne Street. A male and female were seen arguing in a vehicle. The female was seen exiting the vehicle with a group of children and the vehicle took
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Police Investigate Domestic Dispute Downtown | Police Officer Assaulted

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Nelson St and Market St Incident | Downtown BIA location On Thursday April 18, 2019 just after 1:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a possible domestic assault on Nelson Street at Market Street. Witnesses observed a male and female arguing at the comer when they saw the male strike the female. Community Patrol Officers
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Drug Arrest | Murray Street, 3 blocks east of Downtown BIA

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Wednesday April 17, 2019 just after 6:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a male that was known to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest enter into a business on Murray Street. Officers approached the male and while speaking to him he attempted to flee the area. The male was arrested after a brief struggle.
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Local Author, Amanda Morrison supports childhood cancer research and offers support to children. Amanda has written the following as a 4BRANT Citizen Journalist. “Having my youngest daughter journey through childhood cancer, I’ve learned first-hand what a wicked beast cancer can be, and how it affects the family unit.  We’ve witnessed the heartache, the frustration, and
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Port Dover Man Charged with Stolen Property | Richmond Street, Brantford

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On Friday April 12, 2019 just after 9:30 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a male they recognized as being wanted on an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The male had been seen by Officers loading property into a vehicle on Richmond Street. Officers were able to arrest the male without incident. While dealing with the
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Impaired Driver Charged | Dalhousie/ Colborne area

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On Saturday April 13, 2019 just after 2:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a two-vehicle collision in the Area of Dalhousie St and Colborne St. Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the motor vehicle accident. While speaking to one of the drivers involved, Officers observed signs of impairment.
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Firearm and Drugs Arrests | Colborne at Rawdon St.

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On Saturday April 13, 2019 just before 2:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle traveling on Colborne Street without its lights on. Officers performed a traffic stop on the vehicle on Colborne Street at Rawdon Street. Officers spoke to the female driver and male passenger. Through investigation it was revealed that the passenger was
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Brantford Police Solicit Public Assistance | Suspicious Male Branlyn Area

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Brantford Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspicious male. On Tuesday April 9, 2019, at approximately 5:45 p.m. in the area of Brantwood Park Road and Trotter Lane, an unknown male driving a smaller Silver or Grey SUV with a loud muffler stopped and spoke to a group of kids in the
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Serious Traffic Accident Investigation Downtown Brantford

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On April 5, 2019 at approximately 6:30am, members of the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a serious motor vehicle collision on Darling Street at Market Street. A vehicle had left the roadway and had struck a building. Officers located a lone female occupant in the vehicle that had sustained serious injuries. Members of
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