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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Winning votes on our transport troubles

Bath’s political groups will be presenting their Transport Manifestos at a public conference in the run up to the B&NES council elections on May 2nd. Each of them will put forward their ideas for dealing with the areas traffic issues as they compete for votes in the election. The 2019 Bath Transport Hustings will take […]

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Have your say on travel and transport

People are being invited to give their views on the vision for the future of travel and transport across the West of England up to 2036, through a public consultation  on the Joint Local Transport Plan (JLTP) runs through to 20 March, 2019. As well as a questionnaire, there is an online priority simulator tool, in […]

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Make way for trams?

Could trams make a comeback in Bath to help solve the city’s transport and pollution crisis? Well, politicians and leading transport industry experts came together over the weekend for the Bath Tram Conference too discuss just that. Hosted by Bath Trams and Wera Hobhouse MP, delegates presented to the conference on the feasibility of introducing […]

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How you can help B&NES plan for the future.

Options to deliver future developments including new homes and jobs across Bath and North East Somerset are to be discussed by the Council’s cabinet. It’s the latest stage in the creation of a new Local Plan for the district which –  once adopted  -will form the basis for determining planning applications until 2036.   A […]

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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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London Road latest.

The very latest on those expensive ‘designed-to-rust’ planters on the London Road. After all the fuss about a three-year-old audit – warning of sight issues for people coming out of side roads –  it seems another inspection confirms that all but one of the artist- embellished containers will have to move slightly. The ‘one’ singled out […]

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The Bath Briefing

Want to know how many Bath Spa undergraduates cycle to classes or how many people crammed into Bath last year for the Christmas Market? Then you should have been amongst the audience at yesterday’s Transport and Pollution briefing organised by the city’s MP Wera Hobhouse.     Organised at the BRSLI on Friday afternoon, Mrs […]

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