Roger Symonds and Cherry Beath

Liberal Democrat Councillors for Combe Down Learn more

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First Review bus fares

by rogersymonds on June 4, 2014

Following consultation on bus fares in Bath, First Group is taking a little time to decide which reductions in fares to implement.  90% of respondents to the survey said that they thought fares were too expensive. We are confident that there will be some reductions in fares, but we recognise that if the reductions are […]

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Bus Stop Improvements for Combe Down

by Cherry Beath on April 14, 2014

We have continued to work to see improvements to our Bus Stops over the past two years, and we lobbied to save the half hour No I Service, which had been planned to be less frequent. We now have a new bus shelter in The Avenue, and improvements in Church Road, including the new shelter […]

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Combe Down Public Toilets

by Cherry Beath on March 14, 2014

Combe Down Bradford Road Public Toilets, can you help keep them open?   As you might be aware the Public Toilets on Bradford Road, by the shops, last year were listed for closure as part of the Council budget cuts, unless a workable plan can be found for alternative use, which would keep one public […]

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Rockhall House and The Orchard Refurbishment Launch

by Cherry Beath on February 5, 2014

Cherry visited Rockhall House and the Orchard sheltered flats and extra care facilities today in Combe Down for the launch of the new refurbishments and improvements. The flats have all been refurbished, with wet rooms, and new Kitchens, new heating systems and secondary glazing. the gardens have undergone a huge transformation! with pathways for mobility […]

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Visit to MoD Foxhill Site

by Cherry Beath on June 11, 2013

                     Our Recent Tour of The Site  The Ministry of defence were in Bath for more than 70 years.  Yet few local people, apart from those who worked there ever went into MoD Foxhill, a secure area enclosed by 3 metre high fences.  The area, a community within a community, remained a mystery to most.  Cherry […]

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MoD Site Update

by Cherry Beath on May 29, 2013

As you will know from our last Enewsletter Curo Community Housing Trust are the Developers of the Foxhill Site, and this is good news as we understand that togwether with the MoD Site development, they intend to regenerate some of their housing stock in Foxhill, and thus integrate the development with the exisiting communities bordering […]

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CABINET WEBCAST – Next Meeting to Watch May 8th

by Cherry Beath on April 22, 2013

Liberal Democrats on BathNES Council started broadcasting their meetings on the internet. The first live Webcast was the Cabinet Meeting (Council Executive) in February, which was about the Council Budget for 2013/14. We hope to expand the service to include the Full Council Meetings and others, but have not yet had full agreement to this from […]

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Local Combe Down Volunteer Litter Picker Recognised!

by Cherry Beath on February 28, 2013

We have been involved in a number of Litter picks in Combe Down and Foxhill, and last week the important role of community litter picking groups was recognised by the Council Neighbourhood Teams in an official Chair’s reception held at the Guildhall. A number of you turn up in Combe Down regularly, and Mazz White, […]

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Latest News on Foxhill MoD Site

by Cherry Beath on December 4, 2012

MoD Site Development moves on The Council’s Cabinet has approved “Concept statements” following the public consultations, for all the MoD sites. The statements do not have the teeth that we would like them to have, but many of the issues they address are ones we endorse, such as access for a good local bus service, […]

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Proposals for Victoria Art Gallery charging explained   Have a look below at proposals for charges for certain exhibitions at the Victoria Art Gallery. These ideas are being developed as part of the financial plans to balance the Council’s budget over the next three years. This forthcoming Budget is a tough one, and as with […]

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