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  • Celebrating 100 years of public libraries in Bath and North East Somerset

    The first event in a year-long celebration of 100 years of library services in Bath and North East Somerset will take place in Midsomer Norton this month.

    Delivering for local residents, Libraries

  • Council supports Climate Hub Springtime Assembly

    Ideas about how people can take positive action to tackle the climate and ecological emergencies were shared by a range of community organisations at an event in Bath.

    Environment and Clean Air, Climate Emergency, Tackling the climate and ecological emergency, Focusing on prevention, Communities and volunteering

  • First electric bus in B&NES on route

    The number 20 route will be the first to use an electric bus in the region.

    Transport and Development, Clean and Green, Climate Emergency

  • Rural communities secure grant funding for energy efficiency and biodiversity projects

    Parish and town councils in Bath and North East Somerset are set to benefit from £260,000 to help install energy-saving measures like solar panels and air-to-air source heat pumps.

    Tackling the climate and ecological emergency, Climate Emergency, energy efficiency, Environment and Clean Air, Household energy costs, Delivering for local residents, Communities and volunteering

  • Student comments at climate conference feed into Active Travel Masterplan

    Young people’s views on climate change were shared at a Bath and North East Somerset Climate Youth Conference joined by deputy council leader Councillor Sarah Warren.

    Climate Emergency, Tackling the climate and ecological emergency, Parking and Travel, Roads, travel and transport, Giving people a bigger say

  • Work to start on a trial through-traffic restriction in Bath

    Construction work is set to start on a trial through-traffic restriction in Sydney Road, Bath.

    Roads, travel and transport, Parking and Travel, Delivering for local residents, Giving people a bigger say, Environment and Clean Air, Tackling the climate and ecological emergency, Bath

  • Council offers pre-application advice to encourage listed building retrofit works

    Owners and occupiers of listed buildings who are interested in improving the energy efficiency of their property can get early bespoke advice, following the launch of a new pre-application service.

    Planning, Delivering for local residents, energy efficiency

  • Appointment of new Chair for Aequus Group of Companies

    Sally Higham has been appointed as the new non-executive chair for Bath & North East Somerset Council’s property and development group of companies Aequus (AGHL) Ltd.

    Delivering for local residents, council housing, Focusing on prevention

  • Free Easter holiday activities and food support for children in B&NES

    An exciting range of Easter holiday activities are being offered to children and young people in Bath and North East Somerset who receive benefit related free school meals.

    Children's Services, welfare support, Schools, Colleges and Learning, Improving people's lives

  • Local Plan Options consultation extended by a week

    Residents, businesses and stakeholders now have until Tuesday 16 April to give their feedback on a plan shaping future development across Bath and North East Somerset.

    Planning, Delivering for local residents, Local Plan

  • Easter Evenings at the Roman Baths

    The Roman Baths will stay open late over the Easter weekend, giving visitors a chance to see the Great Bath illuminated by flickering torchlight.


  • Care experienced people in B&NES given protected characteristic status

    People who have experienced being in care will be treated as having a protected characteristic by the council to ensure that its support and services help prevent discrimination,

    Children's Services, Communities and volunteering, Focusing on prevention, Improving people's lives