Transition Bath responds to B&NES Placemaking Plan Consultation

We have responded on your behalf to B&NES council’s Placemaking Plans which will shape plans for Bath into the foreseeable future. The detailed consultation document of 325 pages covers everything from plans for the development of individual  sites and areas within Bath, to more general policies on food, transport, the built environment, energy and environmental […]


Should the government use strict environmental regulation to control global warming? Constituency survey.

An interesting online survey, if it is to be believed, suggests that the residents of Bath’s Parliamentary Constituency have a much stronger belief government should employ strict environmental controls to control global warming than the residents of the surrounding North West Somerset Constituency. Given there is only a single question, whose wording includes the word […]

Free training courses for tradespeople and community groups

If you apply  between 9am on Monday 19th January 2015  and 5pm Friday 30th January 2015  B&NES Energy At Home scheme will be providing free training and certification programmes for trades-people and community groups. More details are available here:  If you are having work being done on your home at the moment we would encourage you to point out […]

December 2014 Newsletter

Welcome to this month’s Transition happenings in Bath… View this email in your browser December 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 – see below.   Who will you […]

Biochar gardening plot

Biochar – good for gardens?

Local gardeners have been taking part in a national biochar experiment managed by Garden Organic and Coventry University. Biochar is produced by ‘thermal degradation of organic material in the absence of air (pyrolysis)’, but fortunately for the gardeners, the charcoal-like soil additive was delivered in sturdy brown bags! Biochar can remain in the soil for […]