Ralph Allen Pillars – repair Update

by Cherry Beath on 17 August, 2016

 I know the works to the Pillar,started on Monday, have caused considerable traffic issues, together with works on the Foxhill junction with Bradford Road, and I have raised this with the Conservative Cabinet Member for Transport, Cllr Tony Clarke, as this is not good planning. No answer from him though, however I have been talking […]

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First few street names selected for Mulberry Park

by Cherry Beath on 9 August, 2016

A number of residents and local groups sent in their suggestions to Curo and the Council on the choice of the first few principal street names. There had been a suggestion of Mulberry Avenue, and I did speak with a few local people who were concerned this could be confusing with “The Avenue” Combe Down, […]

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Curo is inviting local residents and stakeholders to suggest names for the first new streets at Mulberry Park. Local residents are invited to send their ideas, along with a brief explanation of the story behind their suggestions, their name and contact details by 10 June. Ideas should be sent to: Email: mulberrypark@curo-group.co.uk<mailto:mulberrypark@curo-group.co.uk> Twitter: @mulberrypkbath Post: […]

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Cherry secures extra Combe Down Road Safety Signage

by Cherry Beath on 25 May, 2016

Cherry has discussed with the Highways Safety Officer the concerns voiced by residents to her about two crossing points in Combe Down. The first is, as you will have seen in an earlier post, the top end of Summer lane, where the Conservative Administration axed the lolly pop Patrol Officer, and replaced with some crossing […]

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We do have a housing crisis on our hands Nationally. We have the effects in Bath, and North East Somerset, The Tory Housing and Planning Bill going through parliament currently has evoked a lot of concern.   Below is a Cross party letter from the Leaders of Political Groups on the LGA.  I am on a […]

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Progress at last on the Damaged Ralph Allen Pillars

by Cherry Beath on 14 April, 2016

For months Cllr Cherry Beath has been chasing the Council on when action will be taken to repair our historic Ralph Allen Pillars. It is nearly a year since the pillars were damaged by large overweight vehicles using the junction, and knocking the eastern finial out of position, and chipping the column.   Cherry said; […]

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Call for pot holes in The Ward to be repaired

by Cherry Beath on 13 April, 2016

Cllr Cherry Beath is raising the pot holes and poor surface on pavements on North Road, and other areas.  Let me know of other pot holes in Combe Down that need attention. The following excerpt s from a recent Press item Liberal Democrats in B&NES are questioning how far a government grant to fix potholes […]

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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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