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A Bold New Rail Strategy

Rail passengers deserve a more reliable, more efficient service. We will deliver it by ending the one-size-fits-all approach of franchising and bringing closer together the best of the public and private sector.

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

Council taking firm action to manage HMO proliferation

Plans to manage the growth and distribution of HMOs (Houses of Multiple Occupation) in Bath have been published by Bath & North East Somerset Council, and will be considered by the Council’s Cabinet on November 8.

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.