BNES Placemaking Policy SCR1 10pct

Impact of B&NES Placemaking Plan SCR1 Renewable Energy Policy

Since B&NES Placemaking Plan was adopted in July policy SCR1  which requires large developments (10 or more homes) to deliver properties which out-perform minimum Building Regulation carbon emissions by 10% delivered by renewable technologies, we have been objecting to planning applications which don’t meet this policy. Almost all of the planning applications made by developers […]

HGV Lorry BNES Wiltshire Dorset North South Transport Prospectus

B&NES, Dorset & Wiltshire launch “South of England North-South Connectivity Prospectus” to justify A36-A46 link road

Bath and North East Somerset Council have this week launched the “South of England North-South Connectivity Prospectus” which sets out an economic case for better regional north-south connectivity. The prospectus lacks detail, but sets out a plan to get government approval over the next 2 years for investment in road infrastructure to improve north-south links. […]

Bath Transport Mode versus distance Oct 2017

Understanding Bath’s Transport

This is a summary of the ‘Making Census of Bath’s Transport Problems’ presentation Adam Reynolds, chair of CycleBath made on Saturday as part of the ‘Bath Digital Festival’. His presentation is self-explanatory and doesn’t take too long to read, however we thought it might be useful to extract a brief summary. The presentation analyses 2011 […]

Bath Foodcycle

Foodcycle Bath wins national ‘Volunteer Experience Award’

Foodcycle Bath, won a national award for ‘Volunteer Experience’ this weekend, the judges made this comment about the group: “The welcome they give to new volunteers is second to none, from encouraging everyone to join in planning the meal to providing tea and cakes. The loyalty and team spirit shown by their strong volunteer base […]

Transition Bath July 2017 Newsletter

If you would like to signup to receive our newsletter by email click here. Newsletter July 2017 Our top news item this month is the cancellation of the Bathampton Meadows Park & Ride proposal and the resignation of Anthony Clarke, B&NES Councillor with responsibility for transport. We also have a new Lib Dem MP, Wera Hobhouse […]

BNES Energy At Home Scheme

Bath Energy At Home Scheme: non-means tested insulation grants

If you interested in improving the insulation of your home, Bath & North East Somerset Council’s ‘Energy At Home’ Scheme  continues to offer free advice and non-means tested grants for: Loft insulaiton Room in roof insulation Cavity wall insulation Solid wall insulation Additionally they offer means tested support for replacement gas boilers and electric storage […]