Talking Points – December 2016

[ultimate_spacer height=”15″]Firstly apologies that these talking points have been delayed. Unfortunately our secretary, Liz Littlewood has had a serious fall. She is now out of hospital and we would like to wish her a good recovery.Talking points:- The committee received a presentation from Councillor Jasper Becker and a street sign designer about plans for a new Welcome…

Talking Points – November 2016

[ultimate_spacer height=”15″] Dear Members, As always there is lots going on in our area! Citizens’ Advice Bureau Appeal Many of us may have benefitted from the services of the Citizens’ Advice Bureau.   Sadly, due to funding cuts, our local branch of is under pressure. If you’d like to find out more and show your support for the…

Widcombe Wobblers

Overview The Widcombe Wobblers was formed to offer social bike rides in and around Bath. The objective is to encourage people to get on their bikes and to enjoy the city and countryside in a leisurely way. Many of the group have re-discovered cycling as a pleasurable way to meet others, to keep fit and…

The Widcombe Newsletter

Eleven people attended a very constructive meeting in the Ring o’ Bells in Widcombe on 24th November to discuss ideas for the Widcombe Newsletter. Paddy Doyle, who has edited and compiled the Newsletter for 10 years, was in the chair and the meeting was attended by Chairman of the Widcombe Association Jeremy Boss, Widcombe-based media professionals…

Talking Points – November 2015

Events – Wednesday November 18th Garden Club –“John Tucker’s Swansong – a look at running Prior Park Garden Centre over the years”. John has been an amazing supporter of and contributor to the Garden Club over many years. Saturday November 21st Craft Fair. There will be a preview for members only on Friday November 20th…

Autumn Meeting 2015

A well-attended meeting of 71 members. Jeremy Boss, proposed by Paddy Doyle, seconded by Denise Rogers, was elected nem com as Chairman. Deborah Clements, proposed by Mike Wrigley, seconded by Ro Emsley, was elected nem com as Treasurer. To read Secretary Liz Littlewood’s excellent minutes, click here

Talking Points – October 2015

Events – Wednesday October 14th  Garden Club– “The Georgian Gardens of Jane Austen” Monday October 19th Local History talk – “The Lost Mills of Widcombe” Wednesday November 18th Garden Club –“John Tucker’s Swansong – a look at running Prior Park Garden Centre over the years” Saturday November 21st Craft Fair Thursday December 3rd Christmas Lights…

Flamingo

Flamingo is our newest shop on the Widcombe Parade run by local Amanda Brown. Flamingo sells handmade cards and gifts that can be personalised to celebrate a special occasion that you or a loved one are enjoying. Amanda Brown also paints contemporary art on canvas using bright stripes and spots. When she hasn’t got a paintbrush in her…

Photo Competition for Newsletter Cover

We’re looking for a photo for the cover of the Autumn Newsletter which reflects our new Parade, shows Widcombe’s pride in it, and hopefully attracts people who haven’t been to Widcombe to come and find out for themselves what a great place it is. We’re offering a bottle of champagne to the person who submits…