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  • LETTER: Curo cable car is in fact aerial tramway that would harm…
    The photograph (Chronicle, March 9) in the article about the cable-car system being proposed by Curo was disingenuous. It shows a small gondola apparently floating above Bath with no visible means of support. The reality is that Curo is planning an aerial tramway. There would be two cars each with ... read more
    Published on 2017-03-24
  • Bath schools could face huge loss in funding by 2019, Roundhill…
    Schools in Bath face a huge loss in 'real terms' funding over the next few years, according to new data produced by teaching union the NUT. Bath & North East Somerset primary and secondary schools between them could face a total funding loss of nearly £8m by 2019 when predicted ... read more
    Published on 2017-03-20
  • Widcombe residents to oppose Curo’s ‘ill-conceived’ cable car…
    Building a cable car for Bath would be an "unparalleled flouting of the city's World Heritage Status," according to one concerned resident. On Thursday, March 9, Curo resurrected an ambitious plan to develop a cable car link from Foxhill to Bath Spa railway station. The social housing landlord believes a ... read more
    Published on 2017-03-17
  • LETTER: 126 new student rooms at Wansdyke Business Park not in…
    I note with considerable concern the application to redevelop Wansdyke Business Park. I am aware, of course, that the originals proposals for an even greater number of student rooms is at the appeal stage.Although this application is for some 126 students it is, in my opinion, 126 too many. This ... read more
    Published on 2017-03-17
  • Talking sexual health with Bath Rugby stars Tom Dunn and Kane…
    Two Bath Rugby stars will be delivering a sport and sexual health session in Foxhill. The Street Active programme - funded by housing association Curo to help young people take on new sports and learn life skills - will offer sexual health advice and its importance. Bath Rugby hooker Tom ... read more
    Published on 2017-03-13
  • Talking sexual health with Bath Rugby stars Tom Dunn and Kane…
    Two Bath Rugby stars will be delivering a sport and sexual health session in Foxhill. The Street Active programme - funded by housing association Curo to help young people take on new sports and learn life skills - will offer sexual health advice and its importance. Bath Rugby hooker Tom ... read more
    Published on 2017-03-13
  • Cars ‘destroyed’ in landslide as 30-foot wall covering old quarry…
    A landslide has "destroyed" two cars in Combe Down. The slip happened shortly after 5.30pm on Sunday (March 5) behind a property in Church Road. It happened after a 30-foot retaining wall, which was covering up the face of an old quarry, gave way and collapsed. Nobody was hurt but ... read more
    Published on 2017-03-06
  • Makita drills, Stihl leaf blower and trimmer stolen in raid on…
    Thieves raided the vans of two tradesmen parked on the same Bath road overnight.Police are appealing for witnesses and information the vans on The Avenue, Combe Down, were broken into on Monday (February 27). The door of one Ford Transit was forced and items including Makita drills, a multi-tool and ... read more
    Published on 2017-03-01
  • Four more Strava segments in Bath where cyclists record scary…
    Our report last month on the speeds recorded by cyclists on a downhill stretch of road in Bath generated a lot of interest and prompted plenty of discussion on our website and Facebook page.Several readers were surprised to discover that speed limits do not apply in the same way to ... read more
    Published on 2017-02-28
  • Sajid Javid ‘struck’ by speed of Mulberry Park development in…
    MP Sajid Javid toured the Mulberry Park development in Bath as he witnessed the use of the city's brownfield sites.The former Ministry of Defence land in Combe Down is being turned into a 700-home estate with a new primary school and community facility centre.On site, Mr Javid met an apprentice ... read more
    Published on 2017-02-24
  • Sajid Javid ‘struck’ by speed of Mulberry Park development in…
    MP Sajid Javid toured the Mulberry Park development in Bath as he witnessed the use of the city's brownfield sites.The former Ministry of Defence land in Combe Down is being turned into a 700-home estate with a new primary school and community facility centre.On site, Mr Javid met an apprentice ... read more
    Published on 2017-02-24
  • West of England Falconry charity owner served notice to leave his…
    Bath's second most popular outdoor attraction is winding down its operations until it has new premises. West of England Falconry is run at 5 Tucking Mill Cottages, the home of Jay Marshall, who was sent into an urgent search for a new place when his landlord said he wanted to ... read more
    Published on 2017-02-21
  • Construction of £10 million Mulberry Park school, nursery…
    Construction on a new 210-place primary school, nursery and community centre will begin shortly. The Mulberry Park "community hub" which will sit in the heart of the former Foxhill MoD estate is due to open in September of next year. Including a new public square, the work is set to ... read more
    Published on 2017-02-17
  • Construction of £10 million Mulberry Park school, nursery…
    Construction on a new 210-place primary school, nursery and community centre will begin shortly. The Mulberry Park "community hub" which will sit in the heart of the former Foxhill MoD estate is due to open in September of next year. Including a new public square, the work is set to ... read more
    Published on 2017-02-17
  • Letter: How can new homes be ‘affordable’?
    Having watched Victor Da Cunha's video regarding the regeneration of Foxhill, I wonder just what planet he is living on. He states that there will be affordable housing for the residents he plans to turn out of their current homes. Being a home owner for over 35 yearsand living in ... read more
    Published on 2017-02-16

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Francesca Sambito PaceFriday, March 10th, 2017 at 12:33am

Ashtanga yoga for all levels, for new people in yoga, or for people who have practiced yoga, this class gives the possibility to do options of postures , to improve your practices !!

Every Thursday 10-15 to 11-15 at the Gracie barra...

Rachel Burns
Rachel BurnsWednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 2:17am

THE PEGGY DODD CENTRE

BRIERLEY HOUSE, SUMMER LANE, COMBE DOWN, BATH, BA2 5JX

Drivers required immediately

Due to expansion, we need a drivers to drive Bath Community Transport minibuses Monday, Wednesday & Friday.
We also...

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Combe DownTuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 11:20pm

Barclays bank card found outside the Co-Op (Foxhill) this morning and the lady who found it has handed it in to Barclays branch on Combe Road.

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Combe DownMonday, February 27th, 2017 at 11:44pm
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Combe DownFriday, February 10th, 2017 at 9:51am
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Combe DownThursday, February 9th, 2017 at 8:38am
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Combe DownWednesday, February 8th, 2017 at 8:46am

Great news!

Karen Jones That's fantastic news! Full steam ahead!
Mike Ashman Awesome well done guys you should be proud 🙂
Maria Gray That's brilliant looking forward to a pint of cider in the amazing garden !!!!!
Simon Freear Mathias Cairn 🙂
Sue Grimsdell 👏🏼
Fiona Gourley Excellent news!
Sian James Brilliant news - well done all
Paul Bishop Great news, looking forward to returning for a pint !
Jake Miller John, spring 2018 trip?
Mark Roberts Fantastic news. Raising a glass & maybe playing shove hapenny like we did in 1968 coming ever closer!
Suzie Graham-Brown Well done all of you. We can't wait to walk through that door when it opens!
Alo Grennan Delighted to hear that, and I know someone who will be even more delighted.
Sean Railway I do bar tops ...( professional)
Sean Railway You can have it in any colour or in gloss using the proper stuff
Martin Bambury Never thought it would happen, so well done all of you 👍
Clare Weatherall Well done- so looking forward to when it's back up and running!
Lynne-Marie Dickson Congratulations to all !!
Caroline Greenman Wonderful News!
Betty Richards well done
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Combe DownTuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 11:07am
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Combe DownTuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 6:51am
Rachel Burns
Rachel BurnsThursday, January 5th, 2017 at 8:45pm

PEGGY DODD CENTRE

Due to expansion- Day Care Assistants

To work with those experiencing
Memory Loss and Dementia,
one fulltime post of 5 days a week
35 hours per week and
Two part-time posts over...