Add Police Escort PLUS over 200 bikers = $50,000 raised for Lansdowne Children’s Centre

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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Add Police Escort PLUS over 200 bikers = $50,000 raised for Lansdowne Children’s Centre

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It’s for the kids! And you may have heard over 200 bikers roar through Brant with a police escort on Saturday. All to help the kids. These bikers told me their hearts were warm despite the frigid wind and occasional puddles dodged… Over 2000 children are served by Lansdowne Children’s Centre each year and so
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Special Olympians Heading to National Competition

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In this 50th anniversary of Special Olympics Canada, Brant Special Olympics is sending 16 Athletes to the special Olympic National Competitions, May 10-29, in Charlottetown Prince Edward island. Special Olympian, Nick They will be competing in Track and Field, Bocci Ball, 5-pin and 10-pin Bowling. Despite local sponsorship and national financial support, training and facilities are
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Nixon Dynasty Honoured – Highway Signage Revealed in St. George

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The South Dumfries Community Centre was filled with over a hundred well-wishers on May 11th, as the big sign reveal celebrated the Nixon family for their contributions in provincial and federal politics in Brant over 70 years and three generations.   Harry Nixon served in the Mitchell/Hepburn provincial legislatures starting in 1919 and he became Ontario
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63 year old St George male charged with impaired driving

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On Friday May 4, 2018 just before 10:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a single motor vehicle accident on Golf Road. Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and the male driver. Officers upon speaking to the driver noted signs of impairment. The driver was issued a roadside demand to
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Brantford Police Gun Amnesty A Success

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During the month of April, the Brantford Police Service participated in a Provincial Community Safety Initiative that provided citizens an easy and safe way to surrender unwanted firearms and ammunition for destruction. As a result, a total of 43 firearms (including one handgun, 22 rifles and 20 replicas) and 1,359 rounds of ammunition were turned
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Brantford Police Continue Investigation Into Roy Blvd Homicide

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  Update to Related Article: Brantford police are investigating a murder on Roy Boulevard   On May 3, 2018 Brantford Police Service arrested a 19 year old Brantford male for Second Degree Murder and Breach of Probation. As a result of a medical condition the accused has remained under medical care at a hospital.   On May 7,
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On Sunday May 6th, the sun was shining and the smiles were contagious as around 2000 participants left the parking lot on the Hike for Hospice 2018. Two hours later the final tally was $327,813 in donations raised for Brant’s only Hospice. MPP Dave Levac and Mayor Friel led the walkers Olga Consorti, Executive Director
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In this environment of texting, twitter and a barrage of other social media expressions, there seems to be a laziness in how we communicate. Less words, use of acronyms, emojis and gifs combined with a complete separation of reality to context, or even literacy, drive the messaging. So it is, with the absence of fact
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Brantford Police Services – Exemplary Service Awards

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It is important to realize that our own police officers find themselves in situations that put themselves in harm’s way above and beyond their official call to duty. Constables Matt Roberts, Constable Jacob Campbell and Constable A.J. Snively were recognized by Chief Nelson at the BPS Board meeting April 12th as they personify exemplary service
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Brantford Police Service Awards – Civilian Merit Awards

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There are times when a civilian gives the police service assistance, despite some personal risk or substantial inconvenience and are appropriately recognized for their worthy contribution. On April 12th The Brantford Police Services Board recognized three individuals: Jason Connell, Justin Hoag and Bob Vigh. Jason and Justin were in separate vehicles last July when they
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