AGM & Hustings Report

The 2015 AGM was notable for three main reasons: an end to Paddy Doyle’s chairmanship of four years, a presentation by the President of Widcombe Social Club Sir Peter Hendy on progress with the building of the new club premises, and a hustings with seven of the candidates for Council elections on 7th May: the  two…

Talking Points – April 2015

Rossiter Road – The Rossiter Road sub-committee is still pressing the council for a specific programme for the completion of the works. Leader of the Council, Paul Crossley, attended the last Steering Group meeting and two of our Rossiter Road sub-committee members subsequently met with Council Engineer Steve Froggatt and designer Vaughan Thompson who gave…

History Society 2015 Programme

Talks & Events Programme to December 2015 Thursday 19 March 2019 7.30 – Widcombe Baptist Church Main Hall Guest Speaker Michael Chapman ‘Prior Park Hunting Park from Norman Times to Ralph Allen’. Wednesday 15 April 7.30 – Widcombe Baptist Church Main Hall Guest speaker Tony Coverdale ‘The Restoration of Saltford Brass Mill -a Grade II* Listed Building…

Bath Songwriters meet at the Ram

Bath Songwriters meet at the Ram After the 2011 “Song for Bath” competition, several of the contestants got together and formed the Bath Songwriters Group They meet around the middle of each month at The Ram, Widcombe, to share songs and discuss songwriting over a drink. The group offers an opportunity for any songwriter of…

Talking Points – January 2015

AGM – We are planning to hold our AGM in the Baptist Church on April 23rd when we will be inviting candidates for election as Widcombe councillors to take part in a brief hustings. Improving Widcombe – A well-attended meeting on ‘Improving Widcombe’ was held on December 16th when many ideas were put forward. This…

Mummers – New Year’s Day 2015

Happy New Mummers! Mummers’ supremo Ian Gilchrist made the brave decision to defy the impending black clouds over Widcombe on New Year’s Day, but had some misgivings as the merry band of Wobblers and performers set off for Widcombe Manor – the most spectacular performance venue on the mummers’ itinerary, its setting lending an extra…