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Final consultation on Bath’s Clean Air Zone

Final consultation on Bath’s Clean Air Zone

Postcards are going out to all homes and businesses in Bath & North East Somerset highlighting final plans for a clean air zone (CAZ) in Bath. The class C zone will charge all higher emission vehicles, except private cars and motorbikes, to drive in Bath’s city centre by the end of 2020. The council is… Read More…

Roadworks in Bath & North East Somerset

Roadworks in Bath & North East Somerset

Period: 16 September 2019 to 29 September 2019 Bath & North East Somerset Council is responsible for the maintenance of some 1150km of adopted highway within its boundaries as well developing the network to improve safety, accessibility, and ease congestion. In addition it has to accommodate works by utility companies. To help make our communities… Read More…

Is your child’s car seat safe?

Is your child’s car seat safe?

Road safety officers at Bath & North East Somerset Council are working in partnership for the tenth year running to help people make sure they have the right child car seats to transport babies and children. Car Seat Smarter in Bath on 18 September will see officers team up with Child Car Seat Safety, Avon… Read More…

Your views needed on making Bath’s Kingsmead Square car-free

Your views needed on making Bath’s Kingsmead Square car-free

A plan to make Bath’s popular Kingsmead Square car-free every day is being consulted on with the public by Bath and North East Somerset Council. The council is proposing vehicles are restricted from accessing Kingsmead Square daily during the hours of 11am to midnight to encourage café culture, walking and cycling and reduce air pollution.… Read More…

Your thoughts needed on care and support services

Your thoughts needed on care and support services

Bath & North East Somerset Council is proposing to introduce a framework to make sure that residents with eligible needs are allocated funding fairly and in a way that is easy to understand. A ten-week consultation, which begins on 24 September 2019 and runs until 3 December 2019, will find out what people think about… Read More…

Exam Success for Fosse Way Students!

Exam Success for Fosse Way Students!

Students and staff at Fosse Way, the outstanding special school in Radstock, were delighted to receive a tremendous set of results following this summer’s examinations. Each year the school enters students for a diverse and ambitious range of qualifications tailored to the students’ abilities, including GCSE, BTEC and Entry Level. Fosse Way students are able… Read More…

Library fines for late books could be removed in Bath and North East Somerset

Library fines for late books could be removed in Bath and North East Somerset

Libraries could turn over a new leaf on late book fines under proposals being considered by the council’s cabinet member responsible for the service. Bath & North East Somerset Council could scrap fines for late books if Councillor Paul Crossley, cabinet member for Community Services, approves a single member decision report recommending the removal of… Read More…

Nominations for community awards launched

Nominations for community awards launched

The search for unsung heroes in Bath and North East Somerset has begun with the launch of the annual Community Awards to celebrate volunteers, charities, carers, community leaders, staff and businesses that make a positive contribution to the community. Nominations for the Bath and North East Somerset Community Awards 2019/2020 have been opened by Bath… Read More…

Roadworks in Bath and North East Somerset

Roadworks in Bath and North East Somerset

Bath & North East Somerset Council is responsible for the maintenance of some 1150km of adopted highway within its boundaries as well developing the network to improve safety, accessibility, and ease congestion. In addition it has to accommodate works by utility companies. To help make our communities and road users more aware of potential disruption… Read More…

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