Bikes, buses and Braeburns.

Scaffolding in the High Street is not helping the cycle parking situation with a safety barrier knocking several parking rings out of action. Meanwhile, l leave you to judge the truth of the words on the back of a scooter parked on one hoop outside the Guildhall. Meanwhile it looks as if B&NES/First Western are […]

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Remember the Profumo Affair?

The figure of Justice on the roof of Bath’s Guildhall is a bit of a clue to a former use of at least part of the 18th century building – which originally housed a courtroom with ancillary offices. Just for a while parts of that former judicial set-up are reverting to their original role to […]

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Widcombe subway reopens

Widcombe’s well-used subway which connects with Bath city centre has reopened in time for the city’s half marathon this weekend. Claverton Street subway, which runs directly underneath the busy A36 has undergone extensive refurbishment by Bath & North East Somerset Council. It’s the first significant overhaul of the subway since it opened in the 1960s. […]

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Cleaning up Bath’s air.

Not that many days left now before the councillors making up Bath and North East Somerset Council go into ‘purdah’ – it’s the period before a local election when they cannot talk to the press. With ratepayers going to the polls on May 2nd l thought it a good moment to talk over the authority’s […]

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More problems at The Corridor.

Wyatt’s windy walk this Saturday morning. Popped in for some quick shopping in time to catch some guys busy repairing the ornate ironwork gates at the High Street end of The Corridor – itself currently undergoing repairs to the roof of course.   Into Manvers Street where all the shrubbery in the flower beds fronting […]

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Waste depot to make way for housing

Major plans to develop a new public household reuse and recycling centre in Bath and North East Somerset and relocate waste depots to free up land for housing and cope with increased demand on waste services are set to get underway. Bath & North East Somerset Council has recommended a feasibility study into relocating  Bath’s […]

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Keep it clean.

People who drop litter and fly-tip are being warned about new litter enforcement officers who will be out on the streets, in parks and public spaces of Bath and North East Somerset from next week. From Thursday March 7th, litter and dog fouling enforcement officers will work across Bath and North East Somerset and will […]

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Seeing stars

More than 300 guests are expected to attend Bath & North East Somerset Council’s inaugural Our Young Stars Awards ceremony next week. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of extraordinary young people from across the district. More than 70 nominations were received and the fifteen finalists along with parents, guardians, friends and nominators have been […]

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B&NES Community Award winners

Individuals and businesses that make a positive contribution to the local community by putting people first and inspiring others to get involved have been recognised at Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Community Awards. A record 158 nominations were received for this year’s awards with the winners announced at a special ceremony held at the […]

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