MPs Fracking Pledges

Has your Prospective Parliamentary Candidate pledged to oppose Fracking?

Greenpeace are running a campaign asking all Prospective Parliamentary Candidates to oppose Fracking. To date in Bath Steve Bradley (Lib Dem), Loraine Morgan Brinkhurst (Independent) and Dominic Tristram (Greens) have all signed. However Julian Deverell (UKIP), Ben Howlett (Conservative) and Ollie Middleton (Labour) haven’t. This compares well with what the candidates said at our hustings, with the […]

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BWCE Community Fund Awards for 2015 Announced

The complete list of BWCE Community Fund grants for this year have been announced: Age UK Bath & North East Somerset £4,882 Outreach project to reduce fuel poverty and improve comfort of the elderly in B&NES Bathampton Community Cooperative (Dry Arch) £1,000 Solar Powered Watering System Bath Canoe Club £4,100 Solar Powered heating system Freshford […]

March 2015 Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|*   Welcome to this month’s Transition happenings in Bath… View this email in your browser March Newsletter The most important item in this month’s newsletter is our parliamentary Hustings which we have organised for Monday 23rd March 2015. Please book a ticket and make an entry in your diaries and help us with crowd-sourcing […]

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Waitrose Community Matters: Transition Bath is one of the three nominated charities in Bath during April

Could you start collecting tokens if you use Waitrose? Transition Bath is one of 3 nominated organisations for their distribution of £1,000 during April? As an organisation we have no direct income apart from grants for specific projects. We need about £1,200 to keep running each year (insurances, accounting etc.) and the Waitrose grant would […]

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New Transition Bath Energy Group Blower Door Project

The Energy Group has decided to start a new project, which is to construct or purchase a blower door to test air permeability in buildings. Blower doors are used in the building industry to see how leaky new homes are and building regulations require that they are better than 10 m3/m2/hour. Blower doors use very […]

Oct2014 Chelsea Road

Our Transport Group’s survey results of proposals to improve the built environment at Chelsea Road are now available

Our Transport & Built Environment Group’s Chelsea Road project considered the potential of local centres to support walking and cycling. Chelsea Road was selected as a residential community in which around a quarter of households have no car. Following a questionnaire sent to 2,000 residents, meetings with residents & traders and a traffic survey carried […]