Talking Points – September 2021

The Widcombe Association Here some of the highlights from our main committee meeting yesterday: Maria Danishvar at The American Museum – Friday 10th There are still tickets left for this musical evening in the fabulous gardens at the American Museum.  It looks like the weather might be kind to us (but there is a indoor wet…

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Talking Points – July 2021

The Widcombe Association Please find below the Talking Points from the July meeting of the WA Committee for your information. Pass on a Poem St Thomas à Becket Church – Tuesday 13th July – 8pm Doors open at 7.30pm Enjoy a summer evening of poetry in a lovely setting. There are still a few tickets left for this…

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Talking Points – June 2021

The Widcombe Association Here are the Talking Points following our WA Committee meeting on the 1 June. Bath in Bloom – calling all gardeners Have you ever thought about entering the Bath in Bloom competition? They are actively seeking more entrants from the community. You don’t need a big garden. Small and beautiful is just…

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Resident’s Parking consultation – WA draft response

The Widcombe Association B&NES consultation on residents parking The WA draft consultation response is here CONSULTATION ON A REVISED BASIS FOR CHARGING IN RESIDENTS v3.  We encourage all residents to respond with their views.  The consultation closes on 24 May 2021.  If you would like to comment on the proposed WA response please contact Mike…

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Talking Points – May 2021

The Widcombe Association Here are the Talking Points following our WA Committee meeting on the 4 May. Garden Club – Zoom Meeting – Wednesday 12th May – 7.30pm Bath Follies by Jonathan Holt who is the author of several books on follies including Somerset Follies published by Bath publisher Akeman Press. He is also the editor…

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Talking Points – April 2021

The Widcombe Association Here are the Talking Points following our WA Committee meeting on the 6 April. Widcombe Businesses We will all welcome the further easing of restrictions on Monday – none more so than our local businesses.  Please do all you can to support them as they take the first steps to opening up. Zoom…

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Active Travel & Bath River Line Consultations – WA response

The Widcombe Association Active Travel Consultation Response Bath & North East Somerset Council are currently consulting on three proposed schemes for promoting Active Travel. These are generating a lot of interest and press coverage which you may have seen. We would encourage all members to respond to these consultations where they have an interest, in…

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Talking Points – March 2021

The Widcombe Association Garden Club – Zoom meeting – Wednesday 17 March at 7.30 Exploring Beautiful Provencal Gardens Marian McNeir, Chairman of the Bath – Aix Twinning Association and passionate gardener takes a group to Aix every few years to discover the joys of typical Provencal gardens and landscapes. This illustrated talk is from the…

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Talking Points – February 2021

The Widcombe Association Garden Club – Zoom meeting – Wednesday 17 February at 7.30pm David Goode, known for his Widcombe Association Magazine column has kindly agreed to talk about the various Wildlife in a local Widcombe Garden which he will support with fabulous photographs and if were very lucky, some interesting bird-related conversation and songs!…

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Widcombe Hill Survey

The Widcombe Association Widcombe Hill Survey – Possible Active Travel Route to the University Update 4 February 2021 The results of the survey have now been published. A PDF of this summary can be found a 202102 Widcombe Hill survey summary_ Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey or to contact…

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Talking Points – January 2021

The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association member Covid 19 Sadly, but predictably, we are now back in lockdown with all that that entails. It will be a difficult few weeks for our personal members and those businesses which are now closed. Some businesses will be offering online services so please check if this is the…

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Talking Points – Happy New Year 2021

The Widcombe Association Happy New Year and lets hope for much better times in 2021 Things were never going to be the same this New Year’s Day, but it takes more than a pandemic to stop Widcombe traditions.  The Widcombe Mummers welcomed in the new year in a different style with a performance via Zoom…

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