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Shaping the future of the West of England

Shaping the future of the West of England

The West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership have published an evidence base on which the region’s Local Industrial Strategy will be built. The Local Industrial Strategy will set out how the region can achieve its ambition for clean economic growth that benefits every resident. Early analysis of the evidence base identifies four… Read More…

Sore throat, cough, cold or minor illness? See your local pharmacist first

Sore throat, cough, cold or minor illness? See your local pharmacist first

People in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Swindon and Wiltshire suffering from minor illnesses including sore throats, coughs, colds, tummy troubles and aches and pains are being urged to seek help from their local pharmacist in the first instance  rather than booking an appointment with their GP or visiting their local A&E department. The… Read More…

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…

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