The Farming in Protected Landscapes grants programme is now open to farmers and land managers in this Parish and the wider Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This is a new grants programme launched by Defra this year, running on a rolling basis until March 2024, and the [...]
ReadTalkShare Reading Friends is a UK wide social reading and befriending programme. The purpose of Reading Friends is to help those who feel vulnerable, isolated, or lonely, something that we have all become more aware of this past year. It is an offer run by B&NES libraries and is a great [...]
We are writing to let you know about 2 Transport surveys that are currently being carried out by the Chew Valley Area Forum Climate & Nature Emergency Working Group. The first is for Students in Year 10, 11, 12 & 13 of Chew Valley School to establish how they currently [...]
Ready, steady, census. Households across Chew Stoke will soon be asked to take part in the nationwide survey of housing and the population.
Residents across Bath and North East Somerset are being warned to beware of unscrupulous traders trying to scam them out of money. The council’s Trading Standards team has recently seen an upsurge in the number of complaints from people who have been telephoned and offered loft insulation. The caller often [...]
As Covid 19 restrictions were lifted on campsites visitors to the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) are being reminded that they'll sleep better by staying on official campsites to support the local economy.
Bath & North East Somerset Council’s new anti-littering campaign ‘Don’t be a tosser’ has reached more communities in the district with further signs having been put up at key hotspots. The campaign, launched at the end of June in response to a significant increase in rubbish left in parks and open [...]
Bath Recycling Centre will reopen on July 18 on Saturdays and Sundays on an appointment-only basis. We aim to return to a seven day-a-week service in the next two weeks as more staff return to work. Bath & North East Somerset Council is underlining that the first step in reopening the Midland [...]
Residents in Bath and North East Somerset are being asked to make sure hedges they own next to pavements are cut back to help pedestrians to social distance. Overgrown hedges, trees and other vegetation can significantly reduce the amount of space available on footways making it difficult for people to [...]
Dine Romero, Leader of Bath & North East Somerset Council said: “I am proud to join our local community in standing in solidarity with the communities affected by the killing of George Floyd. “I know people are hurt and angry, and I will be supporting others at the Black Lives [...]