New Rector for Bath Abbey

  Looks like Bath Abbey has a new Rector and he is Canon Guy Bridgewater – currently Team Rector and Vicar at St Mary’s Church at Horsham in West Sussex. Canon Bridgewater has officially told his parishioners in a message released on the website of St Mary’s Church. In a further message to his parishioners, Canon […]

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Burnt offerings.

How about a campaign to get supermarkets to stop selling these dreadful and dangerous ‘disposables?’ How in the hell can you dispose of a box of glowing embers? Pop into Victoria Park to see the burnt areas of grass where people have used them. In one case putting the glowing container into a plastic rubbish […]

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Bath’s getting browned off.

Here’s hoping some week-end downpours can bring much-needed relief to Bath’s former green spaces. This car park in Manvers Street illustrates the damage that is being done to shrubs that are not being watered – by Nature or humankind. Let’s pray for rain?

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Sarah’s poppies.

With the Centenary of the end of World War l being acknowledged this year, a Bath  resident has decided to combine her hobby of knitting – and love for her community – to remember all the ‘fallen’ listed on the memorial at St Michael’s Church in Twerton where she lives. Local campaigner, Sarah Moore has […]

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Pitch in with your thoughts.

Today – through to Saturday – is your chance to have a say on the future look of  facilities down at Bath Rugby. A public consultation is underway in the Ricoh Suite in the South Stand of the current stadium – and there is plenty to look at AND think about. Apart from what has […]

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Remembering RAF Lyneham

A bit of a flash back in time for me – and you – if you feel like looking through these two adventures l had back in the 1980’s. Both revolve around wonderul RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire – which was home to RAF Transport Command. Every overseas operation was supported by troops and supplies passing […]

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It’s a new East Stand PLUS!

This is the week the public get a chance to comment on plans for a new architect-designed East Stand for Bath Rugby down at the Rec – and there’s news of a few proposed ‘extras’ that will open up this facility for a lot of other activities too. Read on to hear about the new […]

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The eagle has landed.

Litte Hedgemead Park may have to play second fiddle to its more famous city recreational grounds like Royal Victoria or Parade Gardens but – today –  it was under the spotllight as a little of its former glory returned in the shape of a golden eagle. It wasn’t that colour when it was taken down […]

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Making you feel better

Local charities are working together with Bath & North East Somerset Council, local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups, neighbouring Councils and other partners to offer a wide range of support and activities to help improve people’s mental health and wellbeing. Our mental health is as important as our physical health.  All of us will know men […]

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Somebody’s​ watching you

Lazy people who drop litter, fly-tip or dump their household rubbish by public bins in Bath and North East Somerset will face tough new fines when caught. From today (Tuesday July 17) anyone caught dropping litter, including cigarette ends, will be handed a £150 Fixed Penalty Notice. And anyone caught fly-tipping in the area, or […]

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