New Plans for “Sulis Down” will affect Combe Down

by Cherry Beath on 15 November, 2016

Some of you will know that the Hignett Family and Bloor Homes are showing new plans for a first Phase of 180 home on the site “Sulis Down”. They held a one day exhibition on the 1st November at St Gregory’s School. Below is a very good bulletin from SOBA (South of Bath Alliance with […]

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Really good to see so many at the Service at Holy Trinity on Friday, and then on the Firs Field, for the laying of Wreaths on the War Memorial. The Children from Combe Down Primary School took part, and laid crosses. There was a least one young son of a Serving Soldier killed in Afghanistan, […]

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FIrst Aid Training in Foxhill

by Cherry Beath on 1 November, 2016

The below is a Training Course, involving St John’s Ambulance, and supported by Curo. There is a contact email/Telephone number to book a free place WORKING WELL Skills for life… Community First Aid Training (St John Ambulance certificate) Friday, November 11th 11am-2pm Would YOU know what to do in a first aid emergency? “I’m so […]

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Update on New Parking Spaces by Curo Roundabout

by Cherry Beath on 24 October, 2016

All are relieved that the traffic lights and works on this Roundabout have now finished, and traffic is flowing well. This work, as with all the other road works in the City, and area, were being overseen and signed off by the Current Conservative Administration, and left a lot to be desired. Over the last […]

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A Few more Parking Spaces secured: New Curo Roundabout

by Cherry Beath on 30 September, 2016

I fully appreciate the disruption residents and businesses on the Bradford Road are experiencing with the Highways works, firstly to the junction of Foxhill with Bradford Road, and now the completion of the entrance Roundabout to the Mulberry Park Site. This work is overseen by the Conservative Council Highways Team. I have raised  this issue and […]

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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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