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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Widcombe Merry Christmas 2020

Just a short note to wish everyone in Widcombe a Merry Christmas. To thank you for all those little and big things you do to support our wonderful Widcombe community and to share our best wishes for a better year ahead in 2021. Here is a Widcombe Christmas card using some of the images from our…

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Talking Points – December 2020

The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association Member This talking points is a longer than normal as we approach the end of the year. Widcombe Welcomes Christmas Widcombe Christmas Market: This will now take place on 12/13 December and will have a good selection of products made by our local craftspeople.  Full details are at  www.widcombechristmasmarket.com…

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Widcombe Welcomes Christmas 2020

Widcombe Winter Windows Decorate your window or garden to celebrate Christmas in Widcombe As we enter December our thoughts turn to Christmas.  It is certainly going to be different this year with the world still in the grips of the COVID pandemic but we hope with a vaccine and return to normality next year. It…

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Garden Club – talking about Bees on-line

Last night the WA Garden Club held its first virtual meeting on Zoom.  It was a fascinating talk about beekeeping from local resident Ian Gilchrist.  There were 28 connected to the meeting about 40 people. Ian promised a document which lists all the plants that support bees and this is attached here plants for bees.…

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Talking Points – November 2020

The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association Member Covid 19 As we all know, restrictions have now been reintroduced across England. I am sure residents will rise to the challenge as is the past and help more vulnerable neighbours as needed. Local Street Co-ordinators should be on hand but if you need help you can also…

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