BANES News

Suspect you can write a crime story?

Suspect you can write a crime story?

Do you think you are clued-up enough to have a go at writing a crime story? Could you come up with a good baddy? Are you able to make crime pay? If you will be age 17 or under on February 9, 2018, then why not try your hand? Bath & North East Somerset Library Service… Read More…

B&NES to invest in new community libraries

B&NES to invest in new community libraries

B&NES to invest in new community libraries Bath & North East Somerset Council has announced plans for a new approach for the delivery of a network of community run libraries across the area. The Council’s intention is to provide upfront investment advice and professional support for these community libraries, and to work with local communities… Read More…

Search to find Mrs Claus with the X-Factor

Search to find Mrs Claus with the X-Factor

A west country tourist attraction is launching a search to find a traditional Mrs Claus to run it’s Festive Cosy Cottage this winter. Puxton Park, in Hewish, is searching for a person to fill the role of a jolly Mrs Claus, who has the festive X-Factor to bring some Christmas cheer to it’s young visitors.… Read More…

Council faces difficult decisions in tough financial climate

Council faces difficult decisions in tough financial climate

Despite already making significant savings and capitalising on opportunities to earn income, Bath & North East Somerset Council says it will have to make difficult financial decisions over the coming years as it seeks to continue to balance its budget. Almost three quarters of all councils in England that deliver social care are struggling to… Read More…

Quest for Fun and Facts: Children’s University event at the Roman Baths

Quest for Fun and Facts: Children’s University event at the Roman Baths

Quest for Fun and Facts: Children’s University event at the Roman Baths – An evening of fun, games and activities will take place at the Roman Baths on Thursday, October 26 to introduce the Children’s University in Bath. The Children’s University encourages out-of-school learning, promoting life experiences, motivation, ambition and a love of learning in children aged… Read More…

Children in Care offered a helping hand by Bath restaurant

Children in Care offered a helping hand by Bath restaurant

Children in Care offered a helping hand by Bath restaurant Children in Care in Bath and North East Somerset are being offered an entrée into the world of work by a fresh addition to Bath’s thriving restaurant scene. Frampton’s Bar Café & Kitchen gave a warm welcome to an approach by Bath and North East… Read More…

Give cyclists space when passing

Give cyclists space when passing

Bath & North East Somerset Council, in partnership with Avon & Somerset Police, is launching a campaign aimed at improving the safety of cyclists -Give cyclists space when passing. A highly visible display on a bus is to be used to raise awareness of the space motorists need to give cyclists when overtaking. It serves… Read More…

Child seat safety checks correct commonplace mistakes

Child seat safety checks correct commonplace mistakes

Child seat safety checks correct commonplace mistakes For the fifth year in succession Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Road Safety officers have teamed up with ‘Child Seat Safety’, the in-car safety professionals, to offer advice and a child car seat fitting service for those transporting little ones. Recent In-car safety clinics held in Midsomer… Read More…

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