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Lib Dems to plant 100,000 trees by 2023

As part of Lib Dem-run B&NES Council's Climate Action Plan, 100,000 trees will be planted across Bath and North East Somerset by May 2023. This number will reach 250,000 by 2030. 

A Step Towards Cleaner Air For Bath

Air pollution causes 140 deaths per day in the UK, and is linked to the onset of heart disease and cancer. It particularly affects the most vulnerable: children and older people, those with heart and lung conditions, and those living in less well-off areas.

Public to be Consulted on Play Areas

The Lib Dems running B&NES Council are listening to residents’ views on the future of ten local play areas. The aim of these consultations is to bring the public into the conversation about options including re-landscaping to encourage imaginative, natural play or creating engaging spaces for community use.

Lib Dems launch Bath summer clean-up drive

Bath city centre will get a big boost of £40,000 for a major clean-up of our streets. Your Lib Dem council is acting after listening to complaints from residents about the state of the city centre.

Tackling the Climate Emergency: A Record of Lib Dem Actions in the first 100 days

Find out in this long read article what the new Lib Dem administration has already done in its fight against the climate emergency. 

“No-deal” Brexit to cost more than 2,000 jobs across Bath & NE Somerset

Research by the UK Trade Policy Observatory has revealed that a no-deal Brexit will lead to just over 2,000 jobs being lost across the region.

Lib Dems Pledge Action on Food Poverty

The thousands of people receiving food bank parcels every year are just the most visible aspect of food poverty locally, say Councillors calling for the creation of a Food Poverty Action Plan for B&NES. 

Lib Dems target developers who try to dodge their affordable and social housing obligations

Developers who try to wriggle out of building social and affordable housing will have to come back to planning committee, thanks to new rules introduced by the Lib Dems running B&NES Council.

"End Revenge Evictions" say Lib Dems

Lib Dems are pressing for protections against unfair evictions of tenants by rogue landlords. 

Lib Dems Oppose Bristol Airport Expansion

Cabinet member Sarah Warren’s efforts to oppose the expansion of Bristol Airport shows that the Liberal Democrats are taking the climate emergency seriously.