Where do you think we are going?

Local people are being invited by Bath & North East Somerset Council to have their say on what the future of development should look like across the district through the Placemaking Plan. A consultation has begun and will continue until Friday 20th September. Key questions are being posed by the Launch Document, such as: How […]

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New path for Hallatrow residents!

  The first stage of improvements by Bath & North East Somerset Council for people walking between Hallatrow and High Littleton has been completed. A 290 metre footway lying along the A39 Hallatrow Hill between Langfords Lane and Rosewell Country Care Home is now in place. New lighting columns are in place, new drainage will […]

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Bath mosaic gets Bristol showing

Just for a change l am about to promote an event at a museum which is not within Bath and North East Somerset. However, you are going to have to go as far as the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery if you want to take advantage of a  rare chance to see an amazing example […]

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Is SouthGate almost seagull free?

Does the SouthGate Shopping complex have a mystery ingredient to keep seagulls at bay? Just something l was asked when stopping for a coffee at Roscoff Deli in Northumberland Place by someone who had heard there were very few of our feathered ‘friends’ on those down-town roofs – compared to the raucous colony above the […]

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Heads up, Walcot Street wins!

Well it did not take the Virtual Museum of Bath very long to solve the mystery of the new little stone heads that have begun appearing on the retaining wall to the Paragon – on one side of Walcot Street. I sense – especially after the cooperative buy out that saved the Bell – that […]

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Baths lack of bike stands

This is getting silly. I came back to get my bike from a very small cycle stand B&NES have put up outside the Guildhall to once again find a space taken by someone with a business in the Covered Market who is promoting it through a special ad-covered bicycle. Because of this, someone had actually […]

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B&NES is not a gull’s best friend!

Conservative councillors in Bath and North East Somerset have called for a West of England-wide ‘gull conference’ to take place to work out how to tackle one of the region’s most notorious pests. They want Bath and North East Somerset Council to work with its neighbouring authorities to organise the event, which would bring together […]

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Sorted – and sort it!

Good to see the hanging flower baskets – dislodged when the old Habitat store was boarded up a couple of days ago – have now been put back on view a little higher up the building! We can admire the blooms while we wait to hear who is going into the old store. Meanwhile who […]

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Gladiators – old and new!

Youngsters from Moorlands Junior School and gladiators – old and new – helped launch an appeal to raise money towards bringing one of the most important hoards of silver Roman coins ever found in Britain – back to Bath. Nearly 18,000 coins – carefully hidden in eight bags, were found in a pit beneath a […]

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Joint front on fracking danger to springs

Councillors in Bath and North East Somerset have united to voice their concerns over the potential impact of fracking on the local area. At a B&NES Full Council meeting this week in the Guildhall, councillors from all parties voted overwhelming to support a motion put forward by Conservatives which called on the Council to adopt […]

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