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Out in Moorlands today. The exercise route up Bloomfield Road. Keeping fit and meeting more lovely people.

Bath Cenotaph commemoration

Attended the Bath Cenotaph commemoration on Remembrance Sunday. A very moving ceremony. Reflecting and remembering all those who for our tomorrows gave their today.

DHI 20th Anniversary celebrations

I was lucky enough to be invited to the 20th Anniversary celebrations of the wonderful Bath charity, Developing Health & Independence (DHI). They provide specialist help for individuals in Bath and our wider region whose lives have fallen apart, for whatever reason.


Annabel Tall, Conservative candidate for Bath in the General Election 2019, said:

"Some voters in Bath will be disappointed that the Green candidate has had to withdraw from the election. But that decision must not mean the environment is forgotten in this election. Far from it.

Conservatives are delivering for Bath

"Conservatives are delivering for young and old in Bath" - that's the clear message from B&NES Council Leader, Cllr Tim Warren, in an opinion piece published on ConservativeHome, the leading political news and opinion site.

Keeping taxes down AND investing in our City

Bath's Conservative councillors in the B&NES have this week approved a strong, well-researched, rigorous and balanced budget - making savings, increasing the Council's commercial income, and keeping Council tax rises down, while giving more money to frontline services, and to transport, housi

Home waste recycling shoots up in Bath

The new domestic rubbish collection system has come into force in Bath and North-East Somerset, and already it is proving hugely successful: recycling volumes are reportedly up over 10%, representing more than 50 tons a week extra being recycled - good news for Bath residents, for the City and fo

Conservatives move to strengthen Council investments: Lib Dems oppose

The Conservative administration in BathNES is seizing new opportunities granted to councils from central government to use income from sale of land and property to invest in additional income-generating assets and programmes.  The move is part of the effort to make the authority self-sufficient f