Lyncombe Hill Fields

The Widcombe Association This e-mail has attached files – see below Dear Wicombe Association Member I have written previously about the fields that run above Beechen Cliff. below the allotments and behind houses on Greenway Lane and Lyncombe Hill: Lyncombe Hill Fields, where horses used to graze.  From next Tuesday, 1st September, this land will…

I love Widcombe – August 2020

The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association Member I Love Widcombe Don’t we all? Best place I have ever lived in, and that covers quite a few. Somehow news of this latest initiative (starts 11.30 this morning on Widcombe Parade!) hadn’t reached me when I issued the August Talking Points. But better late than never, and…

Talking Points – August 2020

The Widcombe Association This e-mail has attached files – see below Dear Widcombe Association Member Current projects Widcombe Parade Planters: these are on order and we hope to install them in the autumn. Along with the White Hart telephone kiosk at one end and upgraded area of open land at the other, our aim is…

Talking Points – July 2020

The Widcombe Association This e-mail has attached files – see below Dear Widcombe Association Member Time for positivity. A lot of good things are happening in Widcombe. More local businesses are reopening. Hair cut anybody? Widcombe Social Club is reopening from this Friday (10th July). Details on the attached link. The old public conveniences are…

Talking Points – June 2020

The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association Member Widcombe businesses and services are now restarting and others have been actively supporting our community throughout, either on the high street or online. We need to support our local businesses through what will be a very difficult period. WA is aware of the following open (let me know…

Talking Points – May 2020

The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association Member Widcombe in lockdown: We have started collecting lockdown images of Widcombe. There is a new gallery on the website of some of the rainbows in Widcombe and lockdown scenes. Any additions would be gratefully received. The link is http ://www . widcombeassociation . org . uk/community-matters/covid-19/ If you have pictures or short videos of the…

Talking Points – April 2020

The Widcombe Association This e-mail has attached files – see below Dear Widcombe Association Member Even though our church buildings have to remain closed, let’s remember that this is Easter, surely special for everyone and profound for those of Christian faith. Perhaps we should pause for a moment to reflect on the personal sacrifices being…

Talking Points – Dawn Chorus

The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association Member While we are locked down, nature is springing up around us.  I hope you enjoy this evocative description from local resident and naturalist, Professor David Goode. Alan Langton Widcombe Association Secretary Dawn Chorus 7th April 2020. Lyncombe Hill, Bath Tawny owls were calling when I opened the window…

Coronavirus – Update March 2020

16 March 2020 The Widcombe Association Dear Widcombe Association Member Covid – 19 Information links from Bath & North East Somerset Council. Please forward this to anyone you think might benefit. Alan Langton Widcombe Association Secretary Council Press Release: https://newsroom . bathnes . gov . uk/news/new-compassionate-community-telephone-hub-help-vulnerable-residents introduces a new Compassionate Community telephone hub to help vulnerable residents. This service is to…