December 2016 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 December Newsletter Happy Xmas and a Sustainable New Year! Since our last newsletter there had been lots of local sustainability activity and news in […]

Time Bank Plus

Don’t buy it, Borrow It!

Time Bank Plus,  is starting a new project offering locals the opportunity to borrow rather than buy useful items like tools, household and gardening equipment, catering utensils, camping items, children & baby equipment. The project is being funded by a grant from the Bath &West Community Energy Community Fund. The Borrow It ‘store’ will be located […]

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B&NES Council named winner of British Food Fortnight

Bath & North East Somerset Council has won the National British Food Fortnight competition for 2016. The programme of events which celebrated  British Food Fortnight  between the 17th September and 2nd October involved over 30 businesses, schools and the launch of a new online local food directory all contributed was the unanimous winner in this national […]

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Radical City of Bath ‘Living Heart’ Transport Plan aims to make the centre of Bath more pedestrian friendly and reduce vehicle congestion

The proposal being developed by Adam Reynolds, who is Chair of CycleBath, aims to make the centre of Bath a more pleasant and less polluted place, by restricting traffic flow into the centre of Bath. The initial suggestion includes 17 number plate recognition cameras to restrict vehicles entering a central area of the city to […]

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New group formed to promote the reintroduction of trams in Bath

A new group called “The Bath Tram Re-Introduction Group” has been formed following a meeting at BRSLI to promote the reintroduction of trams in Bath. The group hope that by reintroducing trams they will help solve Bath’s congestion and pollution problems. The proposal suggests installing overhead electrical rails, and rails in the road to form […]