Good news for Larkhall cyclists.

Well the bike stands might be disappearing from outside the Guildhall but better news this morning for Larkhall in Bath. Our local councillor Rob Appleyard has passed me an email from Lewis Cox who works in the Traffic Management Department within B&NES. It reads as follows: “Please see attached the proposed plans for cycle parking […]

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Rat-run rage.

I don’t know about the rest of the residents in this rat-run of a street but l have had enough! My partner and l have lived on a narrow and dangerous road for eight years now and have watched the volume of traffic grow. It’s a cut-through for people wanting to avoid the dreadfully-congested London […]

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Maid in Bath.

Later next month a new piece of artwork is set to be installed at Crest Nicholson’s Bath Riverside development and Bath Newseum has been lucky enough to see the start of its construction and talk to the artist involved.     The sculpture – Maid of the Bridge – has been designed by Larkhall-based artist […]

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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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Bus stopped!

How money seems to be wasted. This was the first bus stop along St Saviours Road in Larkhall where you could get on or off – after turning in from the London Road. A year or so ago it was included in a scheme to improve such stopping points with a new pedestrian ‘island’ created […]

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Larkhall Playground mystery solved!

I’m about to solve a little mystery that has been puzzling parents in Bath’s Larkhall district. People have been wondering why the two swings – in the little enclosed play area at one end of St Saviours Road – have been coiled up and locked over the supporting swing bar. A quick Bath Newseum call […]

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Would a walk to school zone ease the jams?

A 500 metre wide zone around local schools – in which children are persuaded to walk or cycle to school – is just one idea being put forward to ease the traffic effect caused by so many vehicles transporting youngsters to both state and private Bath schools in the east of the city.   Transition […]

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A fairer share of Bath buses?

Getting around inner city Bath has not been easy of late with traffic greatly affected by the resurfacing work in North Road. This vital arterial route reopens early on Friday morning – October 28th – and one hopes things might ease. However, there is no way we can kid ourselves that this town can cope […]

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Good news for rusting Larkhall play area

At last some good news regarding a pile of rusting  childrens’ play equipment in Larkhall that is sadly in need of replacement – something Bath Newseum raised a couple of years ago! B&NES are inviting people to express their thoughts on designs drawn up for what should replace it. The date given is Saturday, September […]

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Smoothing the way through Larkhall.

What a difference a new road surface makes! Here’s the main road – St Saviour’s – into the ‘village’ of Larkhall – after its recent tarmac renovation. Before and after. Drop the East of Bath park and ride scheme and you would have enough cash to re-do all the roads of Bath! What do others […]

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