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Lib Dems highlight Climate Emergency action with new Deputy Leader role

Speaking after the B&NES Council AGM on Tuesday 4th May, Council Leader Cllr Kevin Guy renewed the Liberal Democrat administration's total commitment to the goal of achieving the council's Net Zero target by 2030.

New Leader and Cabinet for B&NES

Councillor Kevin Guy has been confirmed as the new Leader of B&NES, following a vote at the Council AGM. Councillor Guy has announced the new Cabinet as well as priorities for the Lib Dem administration over the next two years.

Lib Dems propose delaying changes to Councillor allowances

The Lib Dems will propose delaying the implementation of changes to basic Councillor allowances by a year, in recognition of the impact of COVID-19 locally.

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.