October 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Major initiative launched aimed at improving Bath's energy efficiency

Taken from Bath Chronicle 27/10/2011

A new project encouraging local people to improve the energy efficiency of their homes was launched this week.

Bath Homes Fit for the Future aims to inform the community about practical ways to make homes warmer and cheaper to heat,…


Added by Kathy Tate on October 27, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

Its Energy Saving Week: 24th - 28th October 2011

The Council is supporting this national campaign run by the Energy Saving Trust which is focusing on taking back control of your energy bills. Check out their website to find out whats going on and for lots of information on saving energy in the home: http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/Take-action/Energy-Saving-Week-2011 .

Through-out the week there will be energy saving themed news and advice via the…


Added by Emily Guilding on October 24, 2011 at 14:38 — No Comments

Warning signs flash over cowboys with solar panels

Another article that shows the warnings from The Office of Fair Trading about the cowboy outfits offering solar panels.

The Times 19 Oct 2011

Added by Mark Hayward on October 19, 2011 at 9:19 — No Comments

Number of cycling youngsters quadruples

The number of local young people using their bicycles to travel to school in schools that are part of a popular cycling scheme has quadrupled over the past three years according to figures released by UK charity Sustrans and Bath & North East Somerset Council.

The school cycling project is funded locally by the Council and NHS B&NES, and provided by Sustrans to encourage children to get to school under their own steam. It works alongside…


Added by Kathy Tate on October 17, 2011 at 13:17 — No Comments

Transition Bath: Tell us what you think!

What would you like more of from Transition Bath? Talks, workshops, support, info, fun? Maybe you've got a great idea you'd like to share, or a gripe you'd like to get off your chest? We'd like to hear it all.

The survey is only 5 questions long so it'll be over before your kettle has boiled for tea - and you'll have helped us out loads - thank you.

You can take the survey here

Added by Transition Bath on October 14, 2011 at 17:38 — No Comments

Council hosts launch event for new initiative with carbon reduction community company

Bath & North East Somerset Council will be hosting a launch event at the Guildhall, Bath on 5th October 2011 as part of its intended future cooperation with Bath & West Community Energy (BWCE) - a social enterprise run by energy experts and community activists. The new community company supplying free solar energy panels for local schools and community buildings will launch a public…


Added by Kathy Tate on October 4, 2011 at 11:04 — No Comments

Nominate someone for a Chairman's Community Award 2011/12

There is still time to nominate a volunteer or team of volunteers in your community that deserves a thank you.

Nominations must be received by 12 noon on Friday 21st October 2011.


The Chairman’s Community Awards 2011/12 are an opportunity for you to nominate someone who you know deserves recognition for their work in the community.  The Awards link to the Chairman's theme of office for the year: “Recognition of Achievements in the Community”…


Added by Kathy Tate on October 3, 2011 at 17:24 — No Comments

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