Our local authority is hoping that roads around the district will be a lot quieter on Thursday, June 20th. That … More
Last post in Broad Street.
Behind the covered first floor windows of W H Smith’s Union Street shop, contractors are busy getting things ready for … More
Fed up with Bath’s pot holes, paving stone trip-hazards and lack of anywhere to leave your bike? Then keep your … More
Let’s tidy up our park-side railway.
A while back l pointed out how vegetation was beginning to take hold on the retaining wall of the Great … More
A glimmer of hope for Children’s Centre.
There’s hope on the horizon for the previously doomed Parkside Children’s Centre – a building – now surrounded by the … More
We care too – says Council leader.
More affordable housing and cleaner streets – just two of the pledges made to Bath Newseum today when l got … More
Conversations with a cushion.
I won’t forget my first ever visit to an annual general meeting of Bath and North East Somerset Council. I … More
New cabinet post created to tackle ‘climate emergency.’
A new dedicated cabinet role to tackle ‘climate emergency’ has been created in the list -released today – of the … More
Leave our fountain alone.
As l had assumed, the fountain in Laura Place has been turned off while engineers try to deal with the … More
Chief Exec retires.
B&NES will be looking for a new Chief Executive after the announcement today that Ashley Ayre is set to retire … More
What an image.
This is the entrance to one of Bath’s finest Georgian buildings – built by Thomas Baldwin between 1775-8. The Guildhall … More
Pastor Kenny joins Parkside campaign.
Two neighbouring Bath establishments have joined forces in an effort to save the nearby Parkside Children’s Centre from demolition. B&NES … More
Getting people off our streets.
Bath and North East Somerset Council is one of many local authorities to benefit from a government handout of over … More
A change of scene for Cherry.
She’s been Mayor of Bath, Chair of B&NES and a councillor serving the Combe Down Ward since 2007. Now l … More
Taking steps to secure a Walcot architectural wonder.
There’s one little piece of Bath’s Georgian heritage that literally leaves me breathless. It’s the passageway known as Walcot Steps … More
Another national body speaks up for Parkside Centre.
The 20th Century Society – a national body that campaigns to safeguard British architecture from 1914 onwards – is joining … More
Kingsmead Square to ban vehicles
Kingsmead Square is about to become more pedestrian friendly with vehicles denied access from 11am to midnight each day. This … More
Takes more than tourism.
We musn’t rely on tourism to make a living – at least according to the latest thinking within Bath and … More