Firs Field “Centenary Field” Designation Comemoration

by Cherry Beath on 18 September, 2016

Saturday afternoon saw an important celebration and commemoration in the Firs Field, of the Designation of the Field as a Centenary Field. The “Friends of Firs Field” Group put on an excellent thoughtful event, with The Deputy Mayor (unveiling the Fields in Trust Plaque) and The Chair of the Council, who made a speech. I […]

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BUSES: Update on the Number 2 Service, increase in frequency

by Cherry Beath on 17 September, 2016

From the 19th September Service 2 ( until recently the no 1)  in Combe Down will operate a short section of “Hail and Ride” operation on North Road immediately after the junction with Combe Road where the bus makes a right turn towards Stonehouse Lane and the Hadley Arms. Intending passengers can signal the bus […]

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  Really good to attend ‘ Double Hills’ at Paulton on Sunday, as Vice Chair of the Council. Poignant and very well supported commemoration of the Glider crash of Parachute engineers on way to the Battle of Arnheim, Sept 1944. I am full of respect for the various Service and Community Organisations, who so honourably […]

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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:<> 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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