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Out with the Avon Community Resilience Team

I was out on Tuesday night with the Avon Community Resilience Team practicing night navigation and search techniques in the dark. We are lucky to have skilled volunteers including a Mountaineering Instructor to help train members.

Foxes Academy

If you need cheering up this morning, take a look at the amazing Foxes Academy, one of our outstanding colleges for young people with learning difficulties. My son is in his second year doing a BTech in hospitality and catering. So proud of him and his journey.


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