The official ribbon cutting for the Opening of Henderson Park in the town of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Bradford Mayor Rob Keffer and members of council came out to do the official ribbon cutting. The park is now open from 9 am to 11 pm daily, There is a basketball court, Tennis Court, 3 soccer fields & splash pad ( opening on June 1st. ) So far, this is phase 1. There will be much more to come to the park stay tuned. The address is Henderson Memorial Park #3171 9th Line Bradford Ont Canada.
Henderson Memorial Park #3171 9th Line Bradford West Gwillimbury Ontario Canada.
The Henderson Memorial Park property is comprised of 97 acres and is located on the south-west corner of Sideroad 10 and Line 9, and includes a rolling topography with natural features including a creek system and a small woodlot. The property was donated by Mrs. Phyllis Henderson in 2009 to the municipality for active and passive recreational purposes suitable for the entire family. The Department of Leisure Services along with the project consultant worked with the public on the planning and design process. Henderson Memorial Park will be a key destination for all residents of Bradford West Gwillimbury with a variety of needs and interests.
Flag Raising: Compassionate Communities
Flag Raising: Compassionate Communities- Bradford Ontario Canada May 8th, 2018
The flag raising took place on Tuesday, May 8 and 1:30 p.m. in front of the BWG Courthouse at 57 Holland Street East.
Compassionate Communities- Bradford Ontario Canada – 57 Holland Street East Flag Raising
Exploring the History of Bradford and The Holland Marsh
Exploring the History of Bradford and The Holland Marsh By Nicholas Molnar Photography
Before its development, the entire area was a large wetland extending almost continuously along the western arm of the Holland River. It was part of the Toronto Carrying-Place Trail, although another route to the east was also used, avoiding the dense marshy area. In the 1880s a mattress-stuffing business flourished as reeds were harvested first by hand with scythes then by horse-drawn mowers. Horses were ferried by flat-bottomed scows across flooded areas, wearing large boards on their hooves so as not to sink into the soggy ground. Continue reading
Holland Marsh – Bradford Ontario Canada
There were some pretty wicked skies over the Holland Marsh today.
Holland Marsh Bradford Ontario
Grand Opening Launch Celebration – http://www.BradfordToday.ca
– Bradford West Gwillimbury Ontario Canada –
Today ( May 3rd, 2018) was the Grand Opening Launch Celebration for the New Online Newspaper BradfordToday.ca at Don Cherry’s Restaurant. The launch celebration will offer a great opportunity to meet Bradford Today reporters Jenni Dunning and Miriam King, and sales manager Gary Assis. Mayor Rob Keffer and members of the council held a ribbon cutting, to officially launch the online news source.
Old Bradford High School Bradford Ontario Canada 28 Queen Street received heritage designation in 2013 based on its historical significance and architectural features. The two-storey Greek classical revival building is unique in Simcoe County, and its facade is almost unchanged from when it first opened its doors in 1923. The property offers approximately 8,500 ft2 of floor space and an expansive lawn. Continue reading
Discovering Bradford Hidden Gems
The Helping hand foodbank
Bradford Ontario Canada 123 Moore Street
“The Helping Hand Food Bank, also known as the Bradford Food Bank, is located in the heart of Bradford, West Gwillimbury at 123 Moore Street. Helping Hand Food Bank is a registered charity whose mission is to provide free groceries to clients in our small community who are struggling to make ends meet.”
The Helping hand food bank Bradford Ontario Canada 123 Moore Street