Cleveland Bridge – Weight Restriction to be Lifted

Listed Buildings Application No 20/01893/LBA Cleveland Bridge. This council application seeks to repair the weakened Cleveland Bridge, remove the 18 tonne weight limit and once more allow some 1000 Heavy Goods Vehicles per day to pass over this Grade Two Star listed iconic bridge This will impose the ramifications of pollution, noise, vibration, congestion, which are … Read more

Bath Breathes: Clean Air 2021

Bath’s clean air zone A class C clean air zone will see charges for most higher emission vehicles driving in the centre of Bath from early 2021 (delayed from Nov 2020). Private cars and motorbikes will not be charged, even if they’re used for work. However, drivers of cars that are 18 years or older (first registered before March 2001 and … Read more

Widening Pavements: Social Distancing

Pavement Widening A media release from B&NES: Temporary measures to widen pavements, remove traffic from roads, and improve cycling, will be introduced in parts of the city to help people to socially distance and to encourage a long-term shift in the way people travel around Bath and North East Somerset. Plans to temporarily widen pavements … Read more

Sustainability Survey

A little while back, B&NES Sustainability department published this Survey to collate community-led climate change actions. It is a sensible, constructive step. You may be part of another group or activity which would be relevant to this simple questionnaire:

5G Tower – Larkhall

To complement our message from Fiona Williams about the application by EE for a 5G tower near Larkhall Athletic Football Club Ground,  we would like to add additional information and to reinforce Fiona’s message that objections to this planning application must be made on environmental grounds rather than on the risks to human health, which … Read more