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Bath at Christmas – bringing sparkle to the city

Bath at Christmas – bringing sparkle to the city

A packed package of traditional fun and seasonal experiences, including details of a spectacular city light trail, have been launched as part of ‘Bath at Christmas’ – a festive programme to help the city sparkle and attract visitors this festive season. Bath & North East Somerset Council, Bath Business Improvement District, Visit West, SouthGate Bath… Read More…

Free school meal vouchers for autumn and winter holidays

Free school meal vouchers for autumn and winter holidays

Families whose children are eligible for benefit related free school meals will be provided with supermarket vouchers worth £20 for the October and Christmas holiday periods by Bath & North East Somerset Council. On October 22, eligible families who received vouchers from the council’s free school meals scheme during the summer holidays will automatically receive… Read More…

Myths and Monsters at Victoria Art Gallery

Myths and Monsters at Victoria Art Gallery

Monsters are taking over the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath this winter! Myths and Monsters, a follow-up to 2017’s blockbuster Here be Dragons exhibition, which broke attendance records at the Gallery, will open on 27 November 2021 and run until 27 February 2022. The colourful celebration of children’s book illustration will appeal to children of all ages,… Read More…

Five Bath parks scoop coveted Green Flag Awards

Five Bath parks scoop coveted Green Flag Awards

For the third year running five of Bath & North East Somerset Council’s parks have been officially recognised as being among the best green spaces in the country. Alexandra Park, Bloomfield Green, Hedgemead Park, Henrietta Park and Royal Victoria Park have all won Green Flags, the international mark of quality for being well-managed. Green Flags… Read More…

Covid-19 Mobile Testing Van Schedule 12th October – 24th October

Covid-19 Mobile Testing Van Schedule 12th October – 24th October

Tuesday 12 October Lidl, Bath Lidl, Bath Wednesday 13 October Morrison’s, London Rd, Bath Morrison’s, London Rd, Bath Thursday 14 October Twerton High Street Twerton High Street Friday 15 October Westfield Methodist Church Westfield Methodist Church Saturday 16 October South Road Car Park, Midsomer Norton South Road Car Park, Midsomer Norton Sunday 17 October Market… Read More…

Museums Week fun in Bath and North East Somerset this October half-term

Museums Week fun in Bath and North East Somerset this October half-term

Museums and venues across Bath and North East Somerset will host an exciting programme of special events and activities over October half-term for Museums Week (23-31 October 2021). Organised by Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Heritage Services, Museums Week celebrates the unique collections and activities in our local museums. Councillor Dine Romero, Cabinet Member… Read More…

Teen Brain Matters workshop

Teen Brain Matters workshop

An online workshop for parents and carers to help them better understand the teenage brain is being held in November. Teen Brain Matters will be an hour-long interactive online workshop examining the changes that occur in the brain during the teenage years and explores how these affect the way young people think, feel and behave.… Read More…

Mobile COVID-19 lateral flow testing van: times & locations

Mobile COVID-19 lateral flow testing van: times & locations

Covid-19 Mobile Testing Van Schedule 28th September – 10th October The testing van will offer people the chance to have a rapid lateral flow COVID-19 test supervised by a trained person, and will also let residents know how to access free tests locally (see below*). The outreach team aboard the van will also talk to… Read More…

£10,000 donated to Bath bereavement support group

£10,000 donated to Bath bereavement support group

Bath & North East Somerset Council has donated £10,000, raised from the recycling of metals reclaimed from Bath’s Haycombe Crematorium, to a Bath charity which offers a support group for adults who have been affected by a suicide loss. Bath Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SoBS) provides a safe and comforting space for adults to share their… Read More…

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