Report: Annual General Meeting & Local Election Hustings

2019 Widcombe Association Annual General Meeting The annual general meeting took place on Tuesday 9th April at 19:30 at the Widcombe Social Club.  With thanks to Phil Bendall for the photographs. There was a strong attendance of some 60 members.  In addition to reports from the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer the following key decisions were…

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Garden Club – recommended gardens off the beaten track

Interested in gardens? On Wednesday 20th March Andrew Tolman, former Senior Gardener at Highgrove gave an illustrated talk about with beautiful photographs showing us the various ways we could all enhance our gardens by creative planting or perhaps a little topiary!  He also shared his recommendations for off the beaten track, hidden gems of gardens…

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Talking Points – March 2019

   Dear Widcombe Association Member Widcombe Magazine A final reminder that any copy for the spring edition must be with the editor this week. magazine@widcombeassociation.org.uk. The magazine will be distributed free to all Widcombe households by us willing band of volunteers during the early part of April. WA Annual Meeting Our AGM will be on…

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Talking Points – February 2019

Please find below the main talking points from our main committee meeting on 5 February 2019 Membership Renewal It’s that time of year when renewals crop up. If you haven’t done so can I give a gentle prod? We try to keep the fee as low as possible, just £10 a year per household. Many…

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Talking Points – January 2019

Please find below the main talking points from our main committee meeting on 5th January 2019 Dear Widcombe Association Member Membership  2019 membership cards are currently being delivered. You should get yours through the letter box anytime now. Do drop me an email if one doesn’t come in the next week or so and I’ll…

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Bath Rugby Club Stadium – WA Response

Just before Christmas we held an extra committee meeting to consider the WA’s response to the consultation on the new Stadium for Bath Rugby proposed for the REC. You may have visited to the consultation event that took place in Guildhall in early December. This will be a contentious planning application with many differing views…

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Bath Clean Air Zone (CAZ) Consultation – WA response

CLEAN AIR ZONE Latest Council update The Council has postponed the decision to proceed with the Clean Air Zone that was due to be made this month. The reason given for the delay is the large number of responses that have to be analysed. The Council also intends to carry out further technical analysis on…

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Widcombe New Year 2019

Happy New Year Mummers welcome in 2019 in traditional style The mummers performed their new play three times on New Year’s Day with the usual traditions at Widcombe Manor, Prior Park Graden Centre and at the end of Widcombe Parade.  Good crowds turned out to hear about the Toxic Knight (objecting to the Clear Air Zone…

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Talking Points – December 2018

Dear Widcombe Association Member Please find the talking points arising from our committee meeting on the 4th December 2018. Bath Rugby Stadium: The public exhibition will be held in the Brunswick Room at the Guild Hall in the centre of the city on: Wednesday 5th December – 12:00pm to 6:00pm Thursday 6th December – 11:00am…

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Talking Points – November 2018

Dear Widcombe Association Member Quite a bit of importance this month Clean Air Zone Consultation The Council are consulting on a Clean Air Zone for central Bath, closing date 24 November. You may well have had a card delivered outlining their proposals. There is a lot more detail at www . bathnes . gov . uk/breathe. Your committee has debated these…

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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…

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