BNES Bike Loan Scheme

Free Bike Loan Scheme in Bath

Bath and North East Council in conjunction with 2 local bike shops in Bath and Radstock, are offering anyone who doesn’t own a bicycle the opportunity to borrow a bike for a month to encourage them to take up cycling. There is a choice of 3 different bicycle types: a hybrid, an electric and a […]

Diesel Smoke

Transition Bath’s Representations to the Communities, Transport, Environmental Policy and Scrutiny Panel

On Monday 13th March Transition Bath was represented at this B&NES commitee meeting by Gill Risbridger and Adam Reynolds (also of CycleBath). A written version of Gill’s presentation appears here. The meeting covered a wide variety of subjects including the new Bath Quays Cycle and Pedestrian Bridge, Transport Planning, Air Quality and the Churchill pedestrian […]

Foraging Walks

New Season of Foraging Walks to start from 26th March

Nat’s foraging walks are about to start again after a winter break. The first walk will be at 11.00am on Sunday 26th March starting from Smallcombe Nuttery: more informaton on the Foraging Bath Facebook page. Everyone is welcome, please just turn up, you don;t need to have been to one before or be an existing […]

BathBus

Transport Responsibilities of New Metro Mayor

With the upcoming elections for the first West of England Authority ‘Metro Mayor‘ coming up in May, many of us have been unaware of his/her future responsibilities. Some light has been shed on the mayor’s transport responsibilities from an email exchange between Neil Butters, a local B&NES councillor, and Lib Dem Transport Spokesperson, and B&NES […]

Bathampton Park and Ride Map

Decision to call in Bathampton Meadows Park and Ride decision dismissed

At today’s council scrutiny panel meeting the decision by the Council’s Cabinet in January to move forward with the Park and Ride scheme to the east of Bath at Bathampton Meadows was discussed. The call-in was however dismissed as councillor’s voted along party lines with the majority  incumbent Conservative councillors voting to dismiss the call-in. […]

BNES Transport Consultation 1 Traffic in Bath

Does Transition Larkhall Analysis show more than 50% of Bath’s rush hour traffic can be attributed to schools?

Transition Larkhall are involved in a a year-long study investigating amongst other things how parents take their children to school and why they choose to travel that way. Transition Larkhall in conjunction with the University of Bath and the South West Foundation surveyed traffic on 4 successive Mondays between 7.00am and 10.00am, at the Gloucester/London […]

Transition Bath January 2017 Newsletter

If you would like to signup to receive our newsletter by email click here.   Climate change hustings | Foraging walk & picnic | Chelsea Road View this email in your browser Newsletter January 2017 Happy New Year! This month’s newsletter is dominated by transport with B&NES Council’s plan to approve the Park and Ride Scheme […]

bikeability job at bnes council Feb 2017

Cycling Instructor Post available with B&NES Council

Are you an active cyclist, and would you be interested in teaching school children to cycle, and at the same time make Bath more sustainable reducing air pollution? B&NES have a full-time (fixed contract) job available, closing date 10 Feb 2017. Unfortunately its not possible to provide a URL directly to the job advert, so […]

Schools Energy Best Competition Newbridge School Switchoff Campaign

B&NES schools invited to take part in an energy saving competition

B&NES schools are being invited to sign up to Energy Sparks, a new energy efficiency programme created by two Bath-based community groups. Energy Sparks is currently recruiting primary schools with pupils who would be enthusiastic to take part in monitoring their school’s energy usage using data and help the school be energy efficient. Bath: Hacked, […]