Families urged to join Healthy start and access more than £75k of free food a year on offer in B&NES
Almost a quarter of eligible families in B&NES are missing out on an estimated £75,852 of free fruit, vegetables, vitamins and milk a year due to unclaimed Healthy Start benefit.
Public Health, Children's Services, welfare support, Focusing on prevention
Support for SEND parents and carers at Radstock drop-in event
An information session for parent carers of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) will be held in Radstock on June 16.
Children's Services, Delivering for local residents, Focusing on prevention
Council tackles Blue Badge misuse as part of Day of Action
Bath & North East Somerset Council carried out 146 Blue Badge checks as it took part in a national day of action against misuse of the badges.
Parking and Travel, Equalities, Focusing on prevention
Epilepsy charity awarded £12,000 donation from recycling of metals scheme
A charity dedicated to raising awareness of epilepsy risks and tackling deaths from the condition has received a donation of £12,000 from Bath & North East Somerset Council.
Bereavement Services, Communities and volunteering, Tackling the climate and ecological emergency, Waste and Recycling , Focusing on prevention
Free school meal voucher arrangements for school holidays as funding continues until Easter 2024
Families in B&NES who receive benefit-related free school meals will now continue to be supported with food costs during school holidays until the end of Easter next year.
Schools, Colleges and Learning, welfare support, Children's Services, Focusing on prevention, Delivering for local residents
Housing event to support guests and hosts of Homes for Ukraine
An event about housing-related issues for residents taking part in the Homes for Ukraine sponsorship scheme will be held in Bath on May 23.
Communities and volunteering, Improving people's lives, Focusing on prevention, Equalities
More foster carers needed to help transform a child’s life as recruitment campaign continues
A two-year campaign to ensure more children and young people are looked after right up to the age of 25 is continuing with a call for more carers and supported lodgings providers to come forward.
Children's Services, welfare support, Improving people's lives, Focusing on prevention
B&NES makes progress on addressing the gender pay gap
A new snapshot of pay across Bath & North East Somerset Council has been published.
Finance, Resources, Equalities, Focusing on prevention
Free school meal vouchers for Easter holidays
Families in Bath and North East Somerset who are eligible for benefit-related free school meals will this week receive vouchers worth £30 per child to support food costs during the upcoming holidays.
Children's Services, welfare support, Focusing on prevention
Milsom street to retain restrictions
Restrictions on vehicles other than buses using Milsom Street between 10am and 6pm are to continue, following a decision made by Bath & North East Somerset Council
Transport , delivering for residents, Focusing on prevention, Roads, travel and transport