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  • Fears over loss of car parking spaces

    Fears over loss of car parking spaces

    Fears have been voiced that the loss of over two-hundred car parking spaces at one of Bath’s main city-centre car parks could damage the local economy and increase traffic congestion. Liberal Democrat-run Bath and North East Somerset Council has announced plans to demolish the multi-storey car park in Avon Street […]

     
  • ‘Five more months of misery’ as transport projects fall behind schedule

    ‘Five more months of misery’ as transport projects fall behind schedule

    Residents and motorists in Bath and North East Somerset are set to face several more months of transport misery in the new year as a result of a number of major local transport projects falling behind schedule, it has been revealed. Liberal Democrat-run Bath and North East Somerset Council has […]

     
  • Councillors to review Business Rates for student accommodation

    Councillors to review Business Rates for student accommodation

    Councillors have agreed to undertake a review of whether the owners of large dedicated student accommodation should be subject to Business Rates. At a Full Council meeting last week, it was agreed that the issue of whether student accommodation should be subject to the same local taxation as hotels, shops […]

     
  • Bath Transport Strategy – ‘Council needs to deliver’

    Bath Transport Strategy – ‘Council needs to deliver’

    Conservative councillors have called upon Bath and North East Somerset Council to ‘deliver on transport,’ after councillors voted to adopt a new Transport Strategy for Bath. Opposition Conservatives, who gave a qualified backing to the strategy, have warned that the Council now needs demonstrate to residents that it is serious […]

     
  • B&NES recycling rates fall – ‘Council must do better’ say Conservatives

    B&NES recycling rates fall – ‘Council must do better’ say Conservatives

    Bath and North East Somerset Council is being urged to ‘do more’ to increase local recycling rates in order to meet its target of sending zero waste to landfill. Conservative Councillors are calling upon the Liberal Democrat-run authority to redouble its efforts to encourage recycling of household waste, after it […]

     
  • Bath Rugby youngsters seize their chance in LV Cup demolition

    Bath Rugby youngsters seize their chance in LV Cup demolition

    A largely youthful Bath Rugby side, featuring several players making senior debuts, seized their chance to shine in convincing style with a demolition of hapless London Welsh in their LV Cup fixture. Captain Charlie Ewels built on his outstanding debut performance of last week to lead from the front back […]

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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