Honouring Winnie.

Putting the soul into Southgate. That’s how the manager of Southgate Shopping Centre, Guy Henderson, described today’s official unveiling of … More

The fame game.

Bryan Chalker is an ex B&NES councillor – and former Mayor of Bath – who is now getting used to … More

Plaques to honour Stothert and Pitt

One of Bath’s biggest industrial names of the recent past looks likely to be properly acknowledged in the near future. … More

Bath’s Titanic survivor makes her mark.

Once a ‘Heritage Champion’ always a heritage champion it seems – even though ex councillor and mayor Bryan Chalker no … More

Sunshine, and a blue sky lift.

Found myself pedalling hard up Widcombe Hill this morning on my way to meet a local historian called Alistair at … More

Taking a jab at our memorial jib.

Sad to hear the old steam-driven crane – down at the Crest Riverside development – has attracted the attention of … More

New life for ‘famous’ Bath car.

Former Bath Mayor and Heritage Champion, Bryan Chalker’s rare 1973 East German Trabant 2-stroke car has just undergone a major … More

A new coat of paint for Samson.

Meet Samson. He’s an old steam crane that many of you are used to passing on your way to and … More

A (paint) brush with the past.

Seems the residents – down at Bath Riverside – are starting to take a keen interest in the re-painting job … More

Riverside crane is a painting marathon.

The volunteers busy painting a crane at Bath Riverside are making good progress on what has now been described as a … More

Industrial Heritage Day

  The seventh annual Bath Industrial Heritage Day is being held at Bath City Football Club in Twerton today – … More

Wedding car with a difference.

Former Bath Mayor Bryan Chalker’s venerable East German Trabant car saw   service on 14 May as a wedding limousine, transporting … More

Welcome Centre role for old Toll House

The latest volunteer project on the Kennet and Avon Canal has been handed over to  the Canal and River Trust. … More

Bath’s industrial heritage draws the crowds.

Seems like Bath’s recent exhibition of Industrial Heritage – held at the Bath City Football ground in Twerton – proved … 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

Industrial Heritage success.

Pleased to hear from ex-Mayor of Bath and Councillor, Bryan Chalker that the city’s fifth Industrial Heritage Day – held … More

Convenience store

A former public loo in Larkhall is being given a new lease of life thanks to Bath & North East Somerset … More

Bath’s heritage in decay says councillor.

The crumbling state of the balustrade looking down on Bath’s iconic Pulteney Bridge and Weir has prompted one local councillor … More