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 […]

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, […]

BWCE Working Waterwheel Video

Video: BWCE Batheaston Waterwheel Turning

BWCE’s waterwheel at the Old Mill Hotel, Batheaston was installed and started turning just before Christmas. The wheel which is of a ‘Zuppinger’ water wheel type design shown above and will have the capacity to generate 13.5kW of electricity, or about 88,000 kWh per year, enough to provide the electricity for 25 homes. BWCE hope that the […]

Bath Freight Consolidation Service

Freight Consolidation Centre Funding to End

B&NES Council have made a decision to end funding for its freight consolidation service. The service which had been running for 3 years is costing £124,000 each year aimed to reduce congestion and pollution on Bath’s road, by consolidating freight heading for Bath at Avonmouth, and then transporting freight by electric vehicle to Bath. The scheme […]

How can walking and cycling be improved in your area?

Sustrans, the National Sustainable Transport Charity are working with B&NES Council as part of the Cycling Ambitions Fund 2 (CAF) to consider how walking and cycling in several areas throughout Bath could be improved. They will be engaging directly with local communities in order to understand the needs and aspirations of those living and working within a number of project […]