Ralph Allen & Prior Park

Ralph Allen & Prior Park Combe Down resident Richard Hill has written a book entitled ‘Prior to Now’ which should be of interest to Widcombe residents, not least because of its comprehensive coverage of Ralph Allen and Prior Park. The book can be found at the Oldfield Park Bookshop, with all profits from it going to…

Widcombe Street Party 2015

What a day it was! After almost a year of traffic misery and delays to the works on the Rossiter Rd scheme it was touch and go: would the traffic scheme be complete in time for the street party and would we really have something to celebrate on June 7th? The answer to the second…

Street Party 2015 Raffle Winners

Street Party 2015 Raffle Winners 39, 49, 139, 159, 227, 331, 378, 381, 457, 465, 494, 560, 659, 705, 745, 766, 824, 933, 940, 1058, 1161, 1167, 1231, 1239, 1265, 1275, 1287, 1290, 1334, 1350, 1355, 1374, 1411, 1457, 1536, 1620, 1630, 1647, 1679, 1900, 1931, 1966, 1993, 2018, 2080, 2126, 2152, 2165, 2171

Talking Points – May 2015

Rossiter Road – The Rossiter Road sub-committee continues to press ERH and the council for a specific programme for the completion of the works. Although this is still not forthcoming, the Council has assured us that priority is being given to the work in the Parade and that this, other than some final snagging works, will…

Improving Widcombe

Background & Philosophy A meeting was held on 16th Dec 2014 to gather ideas about how Widcombe might be improved further once the Rossiter Road scheme has been completed, and to start the process of setting up an ‘Improving Widcombe’ committee to convert these ideas into action. It was decided to put our efforts into…

Widcombe Social Club

Widcombe Social Club The Widcombe Social Club is a separate Registered Social Club with a long heritage in the Widcombe area.  It is not directly associated with the Widcombe Association but we have many members who choose to be members of both organisations. In 2012 the old Club was demolished and a new building opened…

Energy Efficient Widcombe

Background Energy Efficient Widcombe is a volunteer group within the Widcombe Association and works with other local volunteer and professional groups. EEW is also supported by Transition Bath, Age Concern, Bath and B&NES Council . EEW aims to involve and assist as many Widcombe residents as possible to: reduce energy consumption and energy costs reduce…

Rossiter Road Scheme

Rossiter Road Campaign Key Reports The removal of A36 traffic from the street, making Rossiter Road two-way, has been the Association’s main campaign since its foundation. After many plans failed for a variety of reasons, we in 2003 had prepared and presented to the Council a proposal to make Rossiter Road into a two-way by-pass…