November 2012 Blog Posts (9)

Bath Recycling Centre reopens on Monday 3 December

Essential repair work at Bath Recycling Centre has been completed by Bath & North East Somerset Council, and it will reopen on Monday December 3, before the busy Christmas period.

Cllr David Dixon (Lib-Dem, Oldfield), Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods, said: “Bath & North East Somerset Council would like to thank residents for their patience whilst the repairs were carried out. Although they may not notice any changes when the centre reopens, the repair work was essential to…


Added by Lorinda Trebaczyk on November 28, 2012 at 15:43 — No Comments

Meteoric rise up the recycling league table revealed by government statistics


Government figures just released have confirmed that residents in the Bath & North East Somerset Council made one of the biggest jumps of any local authority area in the country in the recycling and compost league table.

The jump from 100th to 50th out of 351 local authorities coincides with residents recycling or composting more than they send to landfill for the first time ever. The Department for the Environment, Food, and Rural…


Added by Lorinda Trebaczyk on November 22, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments

Awards night celebrates local volunteering

Date Published: 
Mon, 12/11/2012
south wansdyke scouts

A packed ceremony saw the Bath & North East Somerset Council Chairman’s Community &…


Added by Kathy Tate on November 15, 2012 at 17:12 — No Comments

Bright idea lights the way with £200,000 saving on street lamps

An innovative project to reduce energy costs to the local taxpayer is making excellent progress as Bath & North East Somerset Council has reached the halfway…


Added by Kathy Tate on November 15, 2012 at 15:55 — No Comments

Lost Plot moved on to Dry Arch site

The Lost Plot group has now merged with Dry Arch Growers Co-op in Holcombe Lane, Bathampton, having left the Old Field Station, Mill Lane, owned by the University of Bath. (see for photos and contact numbers). We will be developing a permaculture plot on a section of this 6- acre site, and will lose the 'Lost…


Added by Verona Bass on November 11, 2012 at 18:54 — No Comments

Your recycling and rubbish collection changes for Christmas and New Year 2012/13


Recycling and rubbish collections

There are no collections on

  • Tuesday 25 December
  • Wednesday 26 December
  • Tuesday 1 January

Please see your revised collection dates below:

Usual collection…


Added by Lorinda Trebaczyk on November 8, 2012 at 12:05 — No Comments

Tackle climate change: improve your green skills today

Green Skills Academy courses which have received £80,000 of funding from Bath & North East Somerset Council have been launched by two local colleges.

City of Bath College and Norton Radstock College have teamed up to deliver a range of cutting-edge training opportunities in renewable technologies and energy efficiency in buildings. The new Green Skills Academy will provide training on emerging technologies, particularly targeting unemployed young people and small businesses in the…


Added by Kathy Tate on November 6, 2012 at 11:08 — No Comments

Park and Ride

Should this not be entered into the awards system?

Added by Roger symonds on November 5, 2012 at 22:15 — No Comments

Be part of Climate Week 2013

Organisations across the UK are signing up to take part in the UK’s biggest climate change campaign, Climate Week, which is on 4-10 March 2013. Each year half a million people attend 3,000 events focusing on how people can live and work more sustainably.

Please help grow the campaign –…


Added by Kathy Tate on November 5, 2012 at 15:50 — No Comments

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