Odd Down ward news

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Recent Planning Applications

Here is the list of recent planning applications in Odd Down.


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One year on ....

Just over a year ago Steve and I were elected to serve Odd Down for 2019-2023


But it is also 21 years ago that Steve was first elected to B&NES Council


We both want to pay tribute to the Odd Down residents. It is a pleasure and a privelage to serve you!

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Council Budget - Lib Dem Update

Here is the fuller details on the Lib Dem budget for 2020-20201



Coronavirus Update from the Council

Update on climate emergency -on year on

Planning Applications in Odd Down in the last 3 weeks

Here are the list of Odd Down planning applications in the last three weeks.


All available to view on the BaNES council website.


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Community litter Pick

Cllr Joel Hirst was really pleased to support the Odd Down Community Association regular monthly litter pick at Rush Hill open space.


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Hundreds of trees planted in Rush Hill

A group of volunteers from Bathscape’s Community Action for Nature group is teamed up with Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Parks team to plant hundreds of new trees in Rush Hill Open Space  on Saturday 29 February at 10.30. 


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Council Budget Update - 2020

On tuesday night last week the budget for 2020/21 for the Lib Dem run Bath & North East Somerset Council was agreed. The budget included more than £800k of additional funding to help tackle the Climate and Nature Emergency.

Council tax and Social Care precept to rise by 1.99%


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Scholars Way cycle path – plans for the Odd Down link

Your local councillors have been working with council officers to help plan the delivery of the first phase of scholars way – a protected cycle and pedestrian route which will eventually link the two Universities through Odd Down.


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