Midsomer Norton News

Public health boss urges "partial lockdown" before tighter controls are forced on Bath

Posted: 16.10.20 by By Local Democracy Reporter Stephen Sumner Local News



Bath’s public health chief is asking residents to limit how much they mix with other people “before we are forced to”. Dr Bruce Laurence sai...

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Applications open for council’s new Race Panel

Posted: 16.10.20 by The Editor Local News



People who want to help address discrimination and disadvantage in Bath and North East Somerset are invited to apply to join a new Race Panel. Bath...

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Thatcher + Hallam : Cricket and Covid: Definitely Not Out

Posted: 16.10.20 by The Editor Local News



The year 2020 has been extraordinary in so many ways. In the world of cricket it was only a week or so ago that Somerset narrowly lost the Bob Willis ...

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Wells Festival of Literature opens up young minds to the world of books : Show your support

Posted: 15.10.20 by Liz Bowskill  Local News



The pupils at Ashcott School thoroughly enjoyed a virtual visit to their classroom from the author Abi Elphinstone this term. Each participating child...

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Bath recycling centre on the move? Possibly heading for Keynsham

Posted: 15.10.20 by By Local Democracy Reporter Stephen Sumner Local News



Bath’s recycling centre is set to move six miles out of the city so the site can be redeveloped with nearly 180 riverside homes. Bath and North ...

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Over a thousand respond to liveable neighbourhoods consultation from B&NES

Posted: 15.10.20 by By Local Democracy Reporter Stephen Sumner Local News



Transport bosses say building new roads is not an option so they need to radically reduce traffic on Bath’s roads. Councillor Joanna Wright said...

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Midsomer Norton's Silver Street Nature Reserve wins national recognition

Posted: 14.10.20 by The Editor Local News



The local Midsomer Norton nature reserve has been praised in a national award scheme and described as a real gem. The Reserve has been awarded a Gr...

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Bath development paused as residents urge leader to prevent "ecological crime"

Posted: 14.10.20 by By Local Democracy Reporter Stephen Sumner Local News



Dozens of residents have signed an open letter urging the leader of Bath and North East Somerset Council to withdraw development plans and prevent an ...

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Grants available to support community-based action against violence across B&NES

Posted: 14.10.20 by The Editor Local News



Grants of up to £10,000 to help prevent and reduce violence are being made available to community-based projects across Bath and North East Some...

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Make it 20 Plenty : Proposals to make speed limits permanent

Posted: 14.10.20 by The Editor Local News



Proposals for permanent 20mph speed limits outside Bath city centre to encourage bike travel, improve air quality and reduce the risk of accidents are...

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