Peace in the park.

A special ceremony has been held to mark the centenary of the planting of the ‘Peace Oak’ in Bath’s Sydney … More

Lost for words

It’s not often you will find me lost for words but this morning l was speechless with fury. Despite Somerset … More

Roman through Sydney Gardens

I wonder if you knew that Sydney Gardens – created as a Georgian pleasure park – also has an earlier … More

Just your imagination.

This morning, Bath’s annual Forest of the Imagination week-end event was being being put together – in and around the … 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

Bath, April 26th.

Bath doesn’t rate very well in the litter stakes with our streets way down the list for cleanliness – often … More

The people’s park.

A 21st century pleasure garden for all the community. That’s what Keith Rowe – Project Manager for the Sydney Gardens … More

Another unhappy ending.

Sad to see another well-established business announcing closure. This bargain bookshop has been trading at the Bog Island end of … More

Bring back the park keeper.

It’s good to know that the supporters of a revamped Sydney Gardens can look forward to a new year in … More

Hey Bath! – love you.

Winter Solstice – December 21st – seems a good place to reflect on what is past and what is to … More

Mourning the loss of a park keeper.

Unfortunately this is what happens when you decide to ‘save’ money and dispense with the services of a park keeper. … More

Sydney Gardens wins HLF funding!

Bath’s Sydney Gardens has been saved from dereliction.  The UK’s only surviving Georgian Pleasure Garden – and one of the … More

Historic canal under attack.

Always the same isn’t it? The week a vital member of staff takes a holiday, his services are suddenly urgently … More

Bath’s turf wear

Two years of necessary disruption around Bath Abbey as the multi-million pound Footprint Project gets underway but l can’t resist … More

What future for the​ meadows?

Whitehall cut-backs in local government funding – and the increased demands on social services from us all living longer – … More

Fingers crossed for Sydney Gardens.

Friends and suppporters of Sydney Gardens – one of Bath’s most historic city parks – are hoping it will be … More

A sunshine tour.

The hottest April day since 1949 and some good news amidst the sunshine.     The fountain in Laura Place … More