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Council awarded more than £5m for delivering new homes

Council awarded more than £5m for delivering new homes

Bath & North East Somerset Council has been awarded more than £5m by the government for its work in helping to deliver new homes across the district. A record 1,245 new homes were built in Bath and North East Somerset between April 2017 and March 2018, of which 192 were affordable. 249 of these properties… Read More…

Counselling service in Bath for children and young people affected by cancer

Counselling service in Bath for children and young people affected by cancer

Counselling charity We Hear You (WHY) is offering a specialist counselling service in Bath for children and young people aged four to 25 who have been affected or bereaved by cancer or another life threatening condition. The charity has provided one-to-one counselling for adults in Bath since 2005 and group counselling for adults living with… Read More…

Beechen Cliff Secondary School Welcomed into the MNSP

Beechen Cliff Secondary School Welcomed into the MNSP

Beechen Cliff Secondary School is the latest school to announce that on the 1st February 2019 the School, already an Single Academy Trust (SAT) joined the Midsomer Norton Schools’ Partnership Multi Academy Trust (MAT). Approved by the Secretary of State for Education, this transfer will allow the School to have a larger support network offered by the… Read More…

Schoolchildren bury time capsule in Midsomer Norton

Schoolchildren bury time capsule in Midsomer Norton

Pupils from Somervale School today buried a time capsule on the site of a new development delivered by Curo and contractor E G Carter. The time capsule was buried as part of a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction works at St Chads Green in Midsomer Norton, where 16 new affordable homes will… Read More…

Cabinet to consider revised Keynsham Town Centre improvements

Cabinet to consider revised Keynsham Town Centre improvements

Plans to help future proof Keynsham town centre by making its High Street more attractive and accessible for everyone are to be discussed by Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Cabinet when it meets today (Wed 6 Feb). Last year the council published plans to enhance the public realm in Keynsham, building on the introduction… Read More…

Food poverty pilot scheme to be launched across Bath & North East Somerset

Food poverty pilot scheme to be launched across Bath & North East Somerset

Charity FareShare South West has received a £20,000 grant from the St John’s Foundation, giving them the green light to launch a pilot project spanning Bath and North East Somerset. FareShare South West works to fight food poverty whilst providing a solution for what would otherwise be wasted, in date, good quality food The charity,… Read More…

Get National Children’s Day UK in your diary

Get National Children’s Day UK in your diary

National Children’s Day UK (NCDUK) is all about the importance of a healthy childhood and how we need to protect the rights and freedoms of children in order to ensure that they can grow into happy, healthy adults. This year National Children’s Day UK is taking place on Sunday 12th May and people can run any… Read More…

Move more for a healthier YOU!

Move more for a healthier YOU!

Bath & North East Somerset Council is launching a new online programme to help people become more active and improve their health and wellbeing. Using the latest technology, the unique personalised programme highlights the benefits of everyday physical activity such as cooking, washing the car or grooming the dog and supports users to get moving.… Read More…

February half-term fun at the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery

February half-term fun at the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery

Families can enjoy fun, hands-on activities every day over February half-term at Bath & North East Somerset Council’s museums – from handling real Roman objects, to searching for virtual Roman coins, investigating fashion design and creating seasonal pictures. All activities are either free or included in the admission price (free for local Discovery Card holders).… Read More…

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