A ring to mourn a canal builder

John Rennie was a Scottish civil engineer – a young East Lothian farmer’s son – and born in 1761. He made … More

A penny for your thoughts?

B&NES has big plans for making historic Sydney Gardens more ’21st century’ friendly. That’s if the council is successful in … More

Brush up on industry

Yesterday – Saturday, September 24th – l popped along to the seventh Industrial Heritage Exhibition  – held at Bath City … More

Consultation favours skateboard facility for Alice Park.

A park and ride site east of Bath isn’t the only facility being pushed for at this end of the … More

Majority back new West of England Mayor-led Authority

The people of B&NES seem to have given their support to the idea of a Mayor-led West of England Authority … More

Maintaining council standards – Can you help?

Bath & North East Somerset Council is looking to recruit two independent local volunteers to help promote and maintain high … More

Stubbs and the Wild

It’s no good – the temptation to use the expression ‘roaring success’ to describe the Holburne Museum’s new summer/autumn exhibition … More

It’s been repaired, but who saw the fountain damaged?

At last!! I passed by the Laura Place Fountain today and found local stonemason Nick Shinn hard at work preparing … More

A crane escort for last of the Sparrow brothers.

The funeral cortege of Bath businessman and last-surviving Sparrow brother, Gordon Sparrow, makes its way to Haycombe Cemetery, Bath today … More

Roman Baths spread the word.

  Following an increase in international visitors in the past few years, the Roman Baths and Fashion Museum have introduced … More

Make our tourist pay towards city upkeep?

Bath shares with Venice the honour of being one of the only two European cities to enjoy World Heritage status and … More

Counting the cost of history.

When he was Mayor of Bath – and a councillor with B&NES – Bryan Chalker helped rescue one of the last remaining … More

Bath Abbey – messages from the past.

Tower tours at Bath Abbey have always been very popular with the general public but research work that has just … More

Car park work completed..but there’s more

Work to improve the durability of the car park at Bath’s Holburne Museum has been completed – and the car park … More

Beware of bogus tree surgeons

Members of the public are urged to be vigilant of rogue tree surgeons after numerous reports of cold-call tradesmen operating … More

Bath City Forum to meet for first time.

The new Bath City Forum will meet for the first time on Tuesday October 13, at The Guildhall in Bath. … More

(Almost) No service is sacred in B&NES economy drive.

As a service provider, it seems almost nothing is safe and untouchable when it comes to economies forced on the … More