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School places made ready for Army Basing

School places made ready for Army Basing

Hundreds of children of Service Personnel will join local schools from September as Army families move from Germany to Wiltshire. As part of the Army Basing Programme, some 4,000 Service Personnel and their families are moving to Wiltshire this summer. Hundreds of school places have been prepared as Wiltshire Council has worked closely with partners… Read More…

Aspiring poets invited to help put Roman Baths on the map

Aspiring poets invited to help put Roman Baths on the map

The Roman Baths will inspire new poetry as people use the historic site as part of a major new project to stimulate creativity. Prize-winning poet Neil Rollinson will help celebrate the launch of Places of Poetry by using the artefacts and statues in the baths to inspire amateur poets to pen their own verse. As… Read More…

What would you change about local health and care services?

What would you change about local health and care services?

Younger people in Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire are being given an opportunity to help shape how health and care services are provided in the future. Over the next seven weeks, NHS and Local Authority organisations will invite all local residents to say what they need to live healthier and happier lives… Read More…

Bereavement charity receives £8,000vement charity receives £8,000

Bereavement charity receives £8,000vement charity receives £8,000

Bath & North East Somerset Council has donated £8000 raised from the recycling of metals reclaimed from Bath’s Haycombe Crematorium to the Widowed and Young (WAY) charity. WAY provides support and friendship to men and women under the age of fifty when their partner dies. The charity offers those struggling to come to terms with… Read More…

Panorama takes Somerset film to the Commons

Panorama takes Somerset film to the Commons

Panorama’s social care documentaries filmed with Somerset County Council are due to be screened in the House of Commons this week. Every MP in the country and members of two Select Committee have been invited to the special showing of the powerful films in The Commons on Wednesday. They have also been invited to take… Read More…

Refurbished facilities at Keynsham Leisure Centre to be officially opened

Refurbished facilities at Keynsham Leisure Centre to be officially opened

The first phase of the £11 million refurbishment of Keynsham Leisure Centre has been completed The new ground floor fitness suite, studios, changing facilities, soft play and café will be open to the public from Monday 17 June and will be officially opened on Thursday 27 June by Councillor Dine Romero, Bath & North East… Read More…

Get involved in Clean Air Day

Get involved in Clean Air Day

Residents and businesses across Bath and North East Somerset are being urged to get involved in Clean Air Day on Thursday 20 June and raise awareness of the effects of air pollution. The idea behind Clean Air Day is to improve people’s understanding of air pollution, how it affects our health and what we can… Read More…

The Bishop’s Palace Country Garden Festival 2019

The Bishop’s Palace Country Garden Festival 2019

The Bishop’s Palace Country Garden Festival celebrates its 5th year this summer and will once again take over the splendid grounds of The Bishop’s Palace in Wells from 14th-16th June. The 14 acres of RHS partner gardens will be at their absolute peak; with parterres filled with the scent of myriad roses and dramatic borders… Read More…

Child safety week in Bath and North East Somerset

Child safety week in Bath and North East Somerset

More than 300 children from across Bath and North East Somerset were admitted to hospital as a result of falls and unintentional injuries last year according to figures released as part of the national Child Safety Week. According to Public Health England the rate of hospital admissions due to injuries in children aged 0-14 years… Read More…

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