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Millfield Student Wins Marie Curie Young Supporter of the Year Award

Millfield Student Wins Marie Curie Young Supporter of the Year Award

Millfield student Lily Della Valle from Shepton Mallet has won the Marie Curie Young Supporter of the Year as recognition for her outstanding fundraising and support in her local community. Now in Upper Sixth, former Millfield Pre-Prep and Prep pupil Lily has volunteered for three years as a collection box coordinator in Somerset. This entails… Read More…

School admissions window now open for primary and secondary school places

School admissions window now open for primary and secondary school places

Wiltshire residents can now apply for primary and secondary school places for September 2021 entry, for children starting school for the first time or for children who are moving from a primary to secondary school or from an infant to junior school. Applications can be now submitted online at www.wiltshire.gov.uk until the national deadline dates… Read More…

Two mobile testing units in Bath & North East Somerset

Two mobile testing units in Bath & North East Somerset

A second drive-in Covid-19 mobile testing unit has opened today (Friday September 11) at Odd Down Park and Ride. It is in addition to the temporary Covid-19 mobile testing unit at Paulton Football Club which will be available until September 21. Bath & North East Somerset Council’s public health team has arranged the additional unit… Read More…

Local businesses supported as Government’s Covid-19 business grants scheme ends

Local businesses supported as Government’s Covid-19 business grants scheme ends

New figures released today show that almost three and a half thousand businesses across Bath and North East Somerset shared a total of £42.9m in Covid-19 support grants from the government. The grant scheme has now closed, and all individual payments have been made Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Invest in Bath team supported businesses… Read More…

Council’s regeneration of Keynsham’s former Civic Centre commended in National Awards

Council’s regeneration of Keynsham’s former Civic Centre commended in National Awards

Bath & North East Somerset Council has been commended in the prestigious MJ Awards for its regeneration of Keynsham’s former civic centre. The annual MJ Local Government Achievement Awards recognise best practice amongst local authorities across the country, with the council commended for Innovation in Property and Asset Management. The challenging redevelopment of the 1960’s civic centre building to… Read More…

Residents praised for recycling effort during lockdown ahead of Recycle Week

Residents praised for recycling effort during lockdown ahead of Recycle Week

Residents from across Bath and North East Somerset are being praised for their fantastic efforts to recycle during lockdown ahead of Recycle Week 2020. April, May and June saw huge increases in the amount of recycling collected by Bath & North East Somerset Council’s waste teams: Glass recycling increased by 43% to 1950 tonnes Card… Read More…

South West rural communities win green energy funding

South West rural communities win green energy funding

Communities across the South West have been awarded a total of almost £200,000 in feasibility funding from the Rural Community Energy Fund for a range of renewable energy schemes. From Chew Valley, to South Devon, to the Isle of Wight, the projects cover a variety of locations but all share the ambition of reducing carbon… Read More…

Mobile testing unit at Paulton extended until September 10

Mobile testing unit at Paulton extended until September 10

The temporary Covid-19 mobile testing unit at Paulton Rovers Football Club will now be available until September 10. Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Public Health team has arranged the extension to continue to give people better access to local testing. Councillor Rob Appleyard, cabinet member for Adult Services and Public Health, said: “Early signs… Read More…

Parade Gardens scoop coveted award

Parade Gardens scoop coveted award

Bath’s Parade Gardens has scooped a coveted Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award. The awards recognise the best visitor attractions across the world and are based on traveller reviews and ratings. Councillor Paul Crossley, cabinet member for Community Services, said: “This is a wonderful accolade for Parade Gardens and our dedicated Park’s team who maintain the gardens… Read More…

Schools are ready for your return say Somerset’s head teachers

Schools are ready for your return say Somerset’s head teachers

Somerset’s education leaders have been busy over the summer getting their schools, colleges and early years settings ready for September. Children of all ages are expected to return to school, and a message on behalf of the county’s headteachers has been issued today – “we’re ready and we can’t wait to welcome you back.” Morwenna… Read More…

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