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Free tree giveaways to increase B&NES' green canopy

A chance for residents to improve their gardens and local environment is on offer in two tree giveaway trial events to be held by Bath & North East Somerset Council. As part of the council’s commitment to tackling the effects of the climate and ecological emergencies, up to three free trees per household are being made available at the events in Radstock on April 24 and May 1.

Statement by Councillor Kevin Guy

I will not allow false and malicious attacks on me to distract the Liberal Democrats from delivering on our promises to the voters of B&NES.

Important announcement re-B&NES leadership

BathNES Lib Dems wishes to place on record its gratitude for the work Cllr Dine Romero has done as leader of the council for the past two years.

Council's free school meal voucher scheme extended over Easter

Families whose children are eligible for free school meals will be provided with supermarket vouchers worth £40 to cover the upcoming Easter school holidays by B&NES Council. 

Bath’s Clean Air Zone: reducing NO2 pollution to protect our health

Last Monday was a landmark day for Bath, as Lib Dem-run B&NES Council launched the UK’s first charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ) outside London.

Lib Dems bring police station back to Bath

Avon and Somerset Police (ASP), are delighted to be moving forward with plans for the refurbishment of the Information and Advice service at Lewis House, Bath.

Should Councils keep virtual meetings after the pandemic?

Councils should be able to keep using video conferencing technology for virtual and hybrid meetings, even after the pandemic, say local Councillors.

Saltford Station – WECA bid to government

The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) is responsible for strategic transport projects in this sub-region. WECA has made a bid to the Department for Transport’s “restoring your railway (RYR)” fund seeking £50,000 towards the cost of £70,000 to develop the business and feasibility case for opening a station at Saltford as part of the MetroWest project.

Lib Dem budget focuses on sustainability, recovery and protecting services

Budget proposals focusing on sustainability, recovery from the pandemic and ensuring Council services are maintained, have been approved by B&NES Councillors.

Bathampton Meadows secured for future generations

The future of Bathampton Meadows as a green space and wildlife habitat could be secured in a deal with the National Trust under proposals to be considered by Bath & North East Somerset Council.