B&NES helping with broadband speed.

Residents, businesses and communities across Bath and North East Somerset could get up to £500 to help boost their broadband speeds from under 2Mbps to over 10Mbps. Anyone eligible (with a current broadband speed of under 2Mbps) could benefit from a new broadband voucher scheme being offered through the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme. […]

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Breathe New Life Into an Old Place – Make It a Heritage Action Zone

Heritage England is hoping its can help local communities harness history to encourage sustainable economic development and community life. On its website ( https://www.historicengland.org.uk/services-skills/heritage-action-zones/breathe-new-life-into-old-places-through-heritage-action-zones/ ) it says: ‘Across England, the ancient and historic parts of our towns and cities are also their social and economic centres. Historic quarters give places their character and individuality – a […]

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90@90 celebration invite for B&NES elders.

  The Chairman of Bath & North East Somerset will be hosting a ‘birthday party’ to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday this year and is looking for citizens of Bath & North East Somerset who are 90 or over 90 to join him for a unique celebration. The event will be called 90@90 […]

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British Science Week @ Roman Baths

A variety of family fun activities are taking place at the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery in Bath this month and during Easter. The attractions are hosting Easter themed activities in the first week of April, and the Roman Baths is also celebrating British Science Week with special events in March. All […]

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Bath Abbey gets messy at Easter for family fun.

Families are invited to join Bath Abbey on Saturday 12 March, between 10.30am to 1.30pm for a morning of fun, thoughtful, and messy activities on the theme of Easter. We will be making hot cross buns, plantable paper, and crosses and stones for an Easter Garden, after which there will be a short celebration followed […]

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Making an Impression.

Bath Literature Festival is in full flow and great to see Jennifer Scott – Director of the city’s Holburne Museum – is down to give a talk on Impressionism at the Guildhall on Friday, March 4th at 11.15 am. You get tickets from the Visitor Information Centre for this and all other events in a […]

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Design your own library card!

Locals are being given the chance to design their own library card in an artistic competition with Bath and North East Somerset Council. The Design a Library Card competition involves two categories, one for adults and one for children, and the winning design for each category will be used on the new library membership cards. […]

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Mystery marking

Can anyone identify this marker l spotted in Walcot Street. I have seen exactly the same initials on the London Road near Kwik Fit. Is it a marking for services like gas or electricity? Maybe it’s the initials of the company that supplied the kerbstones? Be great if someone actually knows!

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