October 2014 Newsletter

Welcome to this month’s Transition happenings in Bath… View this email in your browser October Newsletter After a successful Bath Green Homes Open Homes Weekend at the end of September which attracted 700 home visits Transition Bath is settling into its winter program. We are launching the 2nd year of our thermal imaging service early […]

Example solar farm with wild flowers

B&NES Council dismisses Call In on BWCE £500K loan

This morning (29/9/2014) the council’s Scrutiny Panel looked at a motion to delay or withdraw B&NES’s offer of a £500K loan for its 2.34MW Wilmington Solar Farm near Markbury. The £500K loan had been agreed by council cabinet members Paul Crossley and David Bellotti from its £1M Green Investment Fund. A large number of written […]

September Newsletter

  Welcome to this month’s Transition happenings in Bath… View this email in your browser September Newsletter This is probably Transition Bath’s busiest month of the year with the launch of Bath Green Homes. We have 16 homes open during the open homes weekend of 27th/28th September and 20 events running throughout the autumn. This […]


Is your tradesperson suitably qualified?

Transition Bath has a long held ambition that tradespersons in Bath hold additional accreditations in how energy efficiency measures can be applied to our historic buildings. So for example a tradesperson installing internal wall insulation is able to provide good advice on whether to use a natural vapour permeable solution or a modern solution with […]

BWCE UK Community Energy Award 2014

BWCE wins “UK Community Energy Organisation of the Year” Award

Congratulations to Bath and West Community Energy in fighting off strong national competition to win the ”UK Community Energy Organisation of the Year” Award . Peter Capener, was named ‘Leader of the Year’ for his work as Chair of BWCE and supporting development of the national government’s Community Energy Strategy. Pete Capener said ‘After many years in […]

Local Food Strategy out for consultation

Sophie Kirk from B&NES Sustainability Team has been developing a Local Food Strategy to address food sustainability, rural economy, health and nutrition and related issues. Virginia Williamson, convenor of TB’s food group, has been a member of the Steering Committee. The Local Food Strategy is now out for public consultation. Please look through it and […]