Widcombe Hill Survey

The Widcombe Association Widcombe Hill Survey – Possible Active Travel Route to the University This email is being sent to you as a resident of Widcombe Hill or one of the roads off it. We would like your to hear your views and have created a short questionnaire which we would be grateful if you…

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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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Talking Points – AGM 22 October 2020 details here

The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association Member Annual: General Meeting 22 October 2020 the AGM took place on Zoom on the above date at 19:30. The slides used at the meeting can be viewed here.2020 WA AGM meeting     The zoom invite details for the AGM were as follows: The Widcombe Association (Chair: Jeremy…

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Talking Points – Liveable Neighbourhoods Consultation Response

The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association Member Liveable Neighbourhoods consultation Please find attached our response to this consultation from the Widcombe Association.  A residents association based in Bath representing residents and businesses in the historic Widcombe Parish (now part of Widcombe & Lyncombe Ward). The response represents the views of the main committee of the…

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Talking Points – October 2020

The Widcombe Association This e-mail has attached files – see below Dear Widcombe Association Member Friends of Lyncombe Hill Fields Launch Meeting: Monday 19 October 7.30 pm. The Friends of Lyncombe Hill Fields (FLHF) organisation is now managing these 10 acres of land under licence from the Council, aiming to conserve and enhance its wild…

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Talking Points – September 2020

The Widcombe Association This e-mail has attached files – see below Dear Widcombe Association Member I trust that you are continuing to keep well and safe during these difficult and strange times. Lyncombe Hill Fields Well, we have done it.  Responsibility for most aspects of managing the fields behind Lyncombe Hill (where horses used to…

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