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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No hope for Children’s Centre?

I hear the fight to prevent the demolition of the Parkside Children’s Centre – to make way for extra parking at the Charlotte Street car park – has hit a bit of a ‘brick wall.’ While people are suggesting it would make an ideal community space – it’s not an idea that goes down well […]

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Come talk about clean air.

  The first set of events for people wanting to find out more about plans for a Clean Air Zone for Bath – including charging high-emission vehicles to drive into the city centre – are being held during April. Two public events have been lined up by Bath and North East Somerset Council with lots […]

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Let’s talk Bath transport!

Bath’s MP Wera Hobhouse will be in Larkhall in March – attending an open meeting where you can have your say about transport in Bath. It’s being organised by Transition Larkhall on March 3rd at the New Oriel Hall, in Larkhall,  from 9.30 am to 2pm. Joanna Wright tells Bath Newseum that the meeting is […]

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A new look to Gravel Walk!

What a difference a week makes. Seems efforts by The Circus Area Residents Association, local Councillor Andrew Furse and B&NES has finally dealt with the issue of an ever increasing number of cars and vans parking long the length of historic Gravel Walk. A new locking mechanism is now in place – on the removable […]

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Time to take speed out of our hands?

Do speed limits work? B&NES – along with many other local authorities – got itself caught up in the zeigest of 20 mph restrictions in urban areas. The little round discs have gone up everywhere and basically been ignored. Come and watch them speed up and down the Gloucester Road to the A46 link – […]

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