Talking Points – October 2018

Dear Widcombe Association Member Widcombe Magazine Delivered free to each address in Widcombe, and always an enjoyable and informative read. Look out for your copy over the next week. World War One Walk Sunday 14 October – 2.15pm for 2.30 start. See local places connected to WW1 and hear stories of local people. £6 including…

Talking Points – September 2018

Dear Widcombe Association Member WA Autumn Meeting Thursday 18th October Widcombe Social Club from 7.30 pm. Catch up on the latest Widcombe issues, meet your committee members, hear about the National Trust Dam Project at Prior Park and, of course, chat over drinks and nibbles. Free to members. Non-members £3, refunded if they sign up…

Talking Points – August 2018

Dear Widcombe Association Member Music for a Summer Evening The WA next event is an evening of operatic music in the lovely garden at No1 Widcombe Crescent with a glass of Prosecco. Tickets £15 each at http ://groupspaces . com/WidcombeAssociation/item/1182454 Autumn Meeting Hold the date for our ever popular and informative Autumn Meeting open to all existing and…

New Ward Proposals Announced

The Local Government Boundary Commission’s final recommendations are now published. The new electoral ward is to be Widcombe and Lyncombe with two elected Councillors. Following repeated representations to the Commission, we have largely achieved our aim of retaining the areas, residents and businesses associated with what most people think of as Widcombe in one electoral…

Talking Points – June 2018

Dear Widcombe Association Member Widcombe Midsummer Party Our street party along Widcombe Parade is fast approaching. Sunday 1 July from 12:30 until 19:30. Over 30 bands, entertainers, food – a wide variety to suit all ages. Still opportunities to get even more from the day by contributing as a volunteer for an hour or so.…

Talking Points – Late May 2018

Dear Widcombe Association Member Ward Boundary Review The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published revised proposals with respect to Bath in response to the many objections to its previous proposals. I am pleased to say that the Commission has taken on board pretty well all the points made by the Widcombe Association and…

Talking Points – May 2018

Dear Widcombe Association Member WA AGM Following brief reports and updates on the Association’s activities, we heard two excellent guest speakers: Paul Simons (Chairman Cleveland Pools Bath Project) and Prof Barry Gilbertson (Chairman City of Bath UNESCO World Heritage Site Advisory Panel). My note of the meeting may be found at(www . widcombeassociation . org . uk/wa-2018-agm-report/) with further links on…