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The top of Summer Lane has been modified to indicate a crossing point. This is because the New Conservative Administration has cancelled the “Lolly Pop” crossing Patrol Officer, which is a loss for the Parents and Children of Combe Down Primary School. Cherry has argued for more safety signage, as vehicles still tend to speed […]

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New Zebra Crossing at Rainbow Woods

by Cherry Beath on 23 January, 2016

The Combe Down Liberal Democrats lobbied the Council to get this much needed crossing installed last year. It is a really good safety measure enabling people to cross more safely, and is well used. However Cllr Cherry Beath is calling on the Council to put in further safety warning signage on the approach, as vehicle […]

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Further Update re ReCyclng Collection Failures

by Cherry Beath on 7 January, 2016

Update this evening, NO recycling collection tomorrow, but will be General rubbish as usual. Recycling now needs to be put out on Monday 11th!! I understand there are sometimes unavoidable problems, but I do not think this is being gripped by the Council, leaving food waste can develope into an environmental hazard . The only […]

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UpDate on Recycling Failure Post Christmas

by Cherry Beath on 6 January, 2016

Recycling collections were delayed in Combe Down after Christmas and New Year, apparently due to the Council’s contractor experiencing  industrial action by staff. I have pushed for the collections to happen Asap, and I think most have been collected, but am disappointed  by the slow action of the Administration in dealing with this, and leaving […]

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Residents Campaign for a Safer Junction

by Cherry Beath on 10 December, 2015

Local people using the junction of Southstoke Rd, Bradford Road and Entry Hill are calling for a mini roundabout solution to make it safer in view of the number of accidents that occur here. They like the roundabout initiated by Roger Symonds and myself, installed at the top of Ralph Allen Drive, which has been […]

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Foxhill Area Regeneration Update

by Cherry Beath on 1 December, 2015

Independet Advisor Appointed From 2018 parts of the existing Foxhill Estate will be renovated, the actual plan is not set yet. Curo have started to contact both their  Tenants and Home Owners to find out what they want to do, and to discuss options. An Independent Advisor has been appointed to give unbiased advice and […]

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Update on Mulberry Park Development

by Cherry Beath on 27 November, 2015

Curo are progressing their plans for the Mulberry Park Development, as you know the detailed Planning consent was granted for the First Phase in September, which will see the first 275 new homes at Mulberry Park. Outline plans for the 48-acre site was approved in March 2015, which will deliver 700 new homes overall, community […]

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Summary following Southstoke Plateau MasterPlan Exhibition

by Cherry Beath on 14 November, 2015

I don’t know how many of you managed to get to the Exhibition of the Hignett Family Trust development plans for the Southstoke Plateau / Sulis Down site, but I did get along and many local people and representatives of SOBA . Below is a good summary from SOBA, and links to help with making […]

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The Hignett Family are now looking to double the housing on our precious Green Belt Site, despite this being against the Council’s Core Strategy, and the Inspector’s recommendation. PLEASE GO TO THIS IMPORTANT EXHIBITION Next Monday, and comment. See below, courtesy of The South of Bath Alliance Newsletter on this: Sulis Down Development Key Consultation, […]

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Small Grants from Curo Open for Combe Down Applications

by Cherry Beath on 2 October, 2015

Groups and individuals living and/or operating in Combe Down for the benefit of the local area, can apply for a Community Grant from Curo. · Do you have a great idea for the Combe Down and Foxhill neighbourhood? · Do you want to organise a local event? · Do you need a piece of equipment […]

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