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Save-a-Life CPR

The County of Simcoe Paramedic Services and Heart & Stroke are hosting a free Save-A-Life Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation Heartsaver® training course in Bradford West Gwillimbury, on Saturday, November 18.

Young dancers in costume, at the Raizes Portuguesas anniversary dinner in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday November 11, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Portuguese Roots in Bradford

Over the years, Bradford has seen the launch of at least two Children's Folklore Dance Troupes, to preserve and share the traditional dances of Portugal.But kids grow up, develop different interests, and move on to other activities.

Veteran Jim Parks was the guest of honour at the Remembrance Service at Fred C. Cook Public School in Bradford, Ont. on Friday November 10, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Remembrance at Fred C. Cook Public School

Fred C. Cook Public School welcomed World War II veteran Jim Parks to their Remembrance Ceremony on November 10. Parks, 93, was among the Canadian soldiers who landed on Juno Beach on D-Day, in 1944.

Lawyer James Lockyer speaks, at a Rooted in Community evening in Bradford, on Monday October 23, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Defender of the wrongfully convicted

Careless police work and “tunnel vision,” focusing on a single suspect. Flawed forensics and errors in the pathologist's report. Vulnerable individuals pushed to confess, or to accept a plea bargain, with the threat of a lengthy sentence held over their head.

 Legion president Mike Giovanetti, left, and Town worker Mark Hill put up a Veteran Banner on Holland St. in Bradford, October 26, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Remembrance, in Bradford

On Oct. 26, the town took down some of the sesquicentennial banners along Holland Street, and replaced them with Remembrance Day banners, and the new veteran banners.The veteran banner program was launched by the Bradford legion this year. Families could purchase a personalized vinyl banner, featuring a photo of their veteran with details of his or

Judges' choice - a unicorn and three little fairies, at Foxwood Farm's Halloween Horse Show, in Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ont. on Sunday October 22, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Happy Horsey Hallowe'en

Foxwood Farm riding stable held its fall horse show on October 22, giving young riders an opportunity to demonstrate their equitation skills, and receive recognition. It was also Foxwood Farm's annual Halloween Contest, when kids and horses dressed up for fun and prizes.

The line of students at Chris Hadfield Public School passing donated food items, in a Chain of Caring, stretched from the school gym through the school yard, to the parking lot and waiting cars, in Bradford, Ont. on Thursday October 19, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

A Chain of Caring at Chris Hadfield

For the past four years, students at Chris Hadfield Public School have collected food for the Helping Hand Food Bank, and created a Chain of Caring – with every student in the school standing side by side to pass the non-perishable food items, one at a time, from the school to the food bank.