Another side to Bath

The plight of the homeless and the impact on our city has concerned Bath Newseum regular David Kernek in a letter he has sent to B&NES Leader Cllr Tim Warren – and copied to this website. I print it in full without comment. The images were taken by David Kernek. Dear Councillor Warren, I am […]

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Looks like reindeer!

I am well aware that we have a national problem with trying to assist – and settle – our homeless – not all of which – in this area – live on the streets of Bath. As l frequently use the towpath beside the Kennet and Avon Canal into Bath l can’t help but notice […]

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More sleeping rough

They’re not so easy to spot – in amongst all the festive hustle and bustle – but there are at least  34 homeless people  in Bath who have more to worry about than buying Christmas presents. That’s the estimated number of those sleeping rough in the annual count – carried  out on a night in November […]

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Bath’s doorway shame.

A double-decker bus has been turned into a shelter for the homeless. It’s a news story – covered by the BBC – from the Isle of Wight where charity worker Kevin Newton has created a ‘Bus Shelter’ to help those sleeping rough. What a great idea. And a refuge that can be driven around to […]

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Pavement art.

My iPhone is my ever-ready, portable and easily accessible camera and it is amazing what catches the eye. Decided to track down some nooks and crannies on a walk down into town along Walcot Street. Lovely tessellated entrance way to an old shop and l always love the cellar skylights but it’s a shame the […]

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