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What are other community energy groups around Bath up to?

At the Bath Community Energy Forum event on September 8th 2016, local community energy groups gave short talks on what they were currently working on. We thought it would be helpful to provide a list, if you find any of these items interesting we are sure the individual groups would be very happy to discuss […]

Cleveland Pools

Cleveland Pools Renewable Heating Design

As part of the renovation of Bath’s Georgian Cleveland Pools the trust which owns the site which has attracted a £3.7million heritage lottery grant, is looking to heat the pool with renewable sources of energy. They are looking a 3 options: Water Source Heat Pumps (WSHP) providing heating and hot water to pool areas and […]

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Transition Bath now has an allotment plot at Bloomfield Road

Transition Bath has four “guerrilla” community gardens, i.e. small unused spaces around Bath which have been planted up to grow fruit and veg. Each garden has a lead grower who looks after it and organises volunteer sessions, thus providing an awareness that fresh produce can be grown in small places and tastes delicious – yes, […]

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BWCE successfully completes fundraising for 5MW Crewkerne Solar PV Array

Bath and West Community Energy (BWCE) has successfully raised the money to purchase a solar PV farm near Crewkerne, Its combined share and bond offer raised £2.63million to help purchase the farm. The remaining balance of £3.33million will be raised through a commercial loan. The farm will produce enough electricity to provide about 1,600 homes […]

Transition Bath June 2016 newsletter

If you would like to signup to receive our newsletter by email click here. *|MC:SUBJECT|*   Climate change hustings | Foraging walk & picnic | Chelsea Road View this email in your browser June Newsletter In this newsletter we have a mix of Transition Bath news, plus other ‘sustainability’ news from Bath. Its a particularly […]

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A36-A46 Link Road: Is it justified and are there alternatives?

A36/A46 Bath Link Road As part of his ‘Stop Bath Stalling’ campaign MP for Bath, Ben Howlett, has reignited plans for an A36/A46 link road. A measure that Howlett believes is both ‘badly needed’ and will stop being Bath ‘being used as a roundabout’. Howlett raised the issue of the link road in the House […]

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New threat to cycling on the London Road: Please sign petition?

Although there have been recent improvements for cyclists on the London Road our current councillors have decided to make the scheme more ‘vehicle friendly’ to the detriment of cyclists. Their proposed ‘improvements’ would: 1) Extend the loading bays and change the loading times. 2) Remove the on-road build-out that protects the mandatory on-road cycle lane Both […]