September 2012 Blog Posts (7)

Last call for Chairman's Awards 2012/13

The deadline is fast approaching for the Bath & North East Somerset Council Chairman’s Community & Business Awards 2012/13 – people have until noon Friday 12th October 2012 to put forward those volunteers and local businesses that make an exceptional contribution to our local community.

Councillor Rob Appleyard, Chairman of Council, said, “Local people are approaching their final chance to nominate someone and recognise their positive contribution to the local…


Added by Kathy Tate on September 26, 2012 at 9:47 — No Comments

Transition Bath September Round Up

The latest edition of the Transition Bath Round Up is out and is packed with not just news, but loads of volunteer positions that need filling. If you have an urge to play a part in the TB community and want to help the organisation to move forward, then do check out this month's edition.

Added by Gareth Eynon on September 19, 2012 at 20:11 — No Comments

Gull proof black sack trial set for start

A one thousand home trial by Bath & North East Somerset Council of reusable rubbish sacks that it is believed could be impregnable to urban gulls and animals will start on Thursday 20th September 2012.

The two month trial is intended to see whether the bags are successful in stopping scavengers and inform the Council whether a wider, permanent scheme would result in reducing the mess caused by birds and animals when the scavenge for food in normal rubbish…


Added by Kathy Tate on September 14, 2012 at 16:43 — No Comments

Are you an energy saving champion?

A new scheme to help communities save energy and reduce carbon emissions has been launched by Bath & North East Somerset Council.

The Local Energy Champions Award will provide one award of £400 every three months for a community group to use on activities that will benefit the local community and reduce carbon emissions. Groups can apply by filling in an application form, and a different group will receive the award every quarter.

The new initiative builds on the success of…


Added by Kathy Tate on September 14, 2012 at 16:20 — No Comments

Bath Recycling Centre - temporary closure October - November

The Council needs to close Bath Recycling Centre for essential repair works for approximately 8 weeks during October and November. We will confirm the exact dates as soon as we can in the next few weeks and publicise these. The works will be completed as quickly as possible and the site reopened as soon as it can.

Whilst the repair works are being carried out we have made contingency plans to minimise any disruption to our waste collection service.

We thank residents for their…


Added by Lorinda Trebaczyk on September 13, 2012 at 10:36 — 1 Comment

Sun shines on new solar powered compacting bins

Twenty-five new compacting bins powered by the sun are being rolled out across the city centre by Bath & North East…


Added by Kathy Tate on September 10, 2012 at 14:12 — No Comments

The Lost Plot seeks a home

I represent the Lost Plot, a permaculture group with many skills looking for a new home. Check out and contact via or ring Chris Morgan on 07792 444628

Added by Verona Bass on September 6, 2012 at 13:53 — No Comments

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