Cleveland Pools

Cleveland Pools puts in a planning application to include a water sourced heat pump

Cleveland Pools has just submitted its planning application for the the restoration of the UK’s only surviving Georgian lido. The application will include  the world’s first naturally treated, heated, outdoor swimming pool. Transition Bath is particularly supportive of the use of a water-sourced heat pump which will extract latent heat from the River Avon to heat […]

Bath Abbey

An update on Bath Abbey’s eco-friendly project to heat the Abbey from the thermal springs

As previously reported by Transition Bath under Bath Abbey’s £19million Footprint project the Abbey will become more sustainable by using hot water from the Roman Springs to heat the Abbey. On Monday 21st November Charles Curnock presented an update on the project. The mains points of interest from a sustainability perspective from his presentation were: […]

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Keynsham Food-Waste to Biogas CHP plant going live in March will provide electricity for 80% of Keynsham’s homes

The brand-new plant in Keynsham owned by Resourceful Earth Ltd will be going live in the Spring. It will use food and feedstock waste collected from households and businesses in Keynsham and anaerobic digestion to produce methane biogas which will then be used to produce electricity. The remaining solids will then be pasteurised and used […]

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Bristol and Bath lose out in bid for low emission poo buses

First Bus and Wessex in combination with local biogas bus pioneer Geneco have lost out in a bid to get government funding for 130 biogas buses powered by human waste from Wessex Water’s Avonmouth sewage treatment plant. They were unsuccessful in their bid for funding to the government’s £30million low emission bus scheme for 2016 […]

Transition Bath September 2016 newsletter

Climate change hustings | Foraging walk & picnic | Chelsea Road View this email in your browser September Newsletter In this newsletter, along with other local sustainability news,  we are very happy to announce that Transition Bath have been awarded a £7K grant by the Open Data Institute, to develop a website to teach primary […]

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Transition Bath is looking for new trustees

Following many years of service as trustees for which we are very grateful Ailsa Masterton and Paul Stansall who are stepping down from their roles. We are therefore looking for new trustees. The role involves meeting 2 to 4 times a year for about 2 hours, and ensures that Transition Bath meets its commitments as […]

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Vegmead – under new management!

Vegmead, the veg garden we created in a circular flowerbed in Hedgemead Park in 2011, is now being looked after by a different group and is thriving. Earlier in the year, the Council’s Parks department asked us to improve the look of Vegmead and we replanted it, using plants we’d raised from seed or dug […]