A convivial evening of Poetry – Tuesday 8 December at 7.30 via Zoom. Even if you don’t want to take part you can join and listen. Email Deborah to register – email@example.com
Southern Co-op Feed a Family Fund
This fund has been set up to support local food banks with micro grants of £200 to enable them to purchase essential equipment or cover running costs. Donations to the Feed a Family Fund can be made at the till in a local Co-op retail store (at the bottom of Widcombe Hill) or via www.neighbourly.com/FeedAFamilyFund.
Now that most local businesses are open again it is more important than ever tht local residents support them wherever possible. On the wider subject of Covid, FOBRA ,in conjunction with local Residents Associations, has been in dialogue with the two Universities, in particular to encourage that all students are tested on their return to Bath in the New Year.
Energy Efficient Widcombe is changing to Go Green Widcombe and further details will be on the WA website in due course. Meanwhile if you want more information you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Green Homes Grants Scheme – this offers grants (worth up to £5000) to cover up to two thirds of the costs of ‘green’ improvements made to your home. Work done under this scheme must be completed by March 31st 2022 and must be carried out by a Trustmark Registered Tradesperson. If these grants might be of interest to you, have a look at the website (www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-the-green-homes-grant-scheme) to find out more.
Bath City Centre Consultation
The Council is currently consulting on a proposal to extend the area within the City Centre covered by restrictions on access for vehicles. The reasons are to improve security and it is the result of joint working between the Council and the Police. The consultation is open to everyone and can be found on bathnes.gov.uk/citycentresecurity and runs until the 15thJanuary 2021. There is a video and brochure to explain the proposals.
Membership renewal falls due on 1st January, and we very much hope that you will renew. It does help, both to fund our activities and a large membership adds clout to our tussles with officialdom. Fees have been frozen for this year at £10 per household (business members £20). Any queries about your membership should be sent to email@example.com.
If you have an existing Direct Debit set up you need take no action.