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Foxwood Farm's Show Team won an astounding 170 ribbons this season, in 2016. Submitted

Winning season at Foxwood Farm

Fifteeen Foxwood Farm show riders had their best season ever, bringing home a total of 170 ribbons won on two horseshow circuits! Four riders competed in the 5 Bronze Series, which includes the Barrie Fair at the Essa Agriplex; 12 others competed in four shows in Everett, as part of the Essa Equestrians Show. All had great results, as riders consis

BWG Mayor Rob Keffer and Councillors Gary Lamb and Gary Baynes presented a grant to Bradford Skating Club Directors Tracey-Anne McConville and Cathy Park,to help pay for the new harness, as skaters and their coaches looked on, at the BWG Leisure Centre's Green Rink, September 10, 2016. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Getting a jump on figure skating

There's a new piece of equipment at the BWG Leisure Centre's Green Rink, designed to help young skaters jump higher, farther and better. The new Skating Harness lets coaches give skaters an extra boost, while providing support while skaters learn how to balance, spin and land, in safety.

Start of the annual CarrotFast 5K Run in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday August 20, 2016. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Running fast at CarrotFest

The annual 5K CarrotFast Run has been part of Bradford's CarrotFest for the past 13 years – a great community event, and timed road race that is also the Ontario Masters Athletics championship.