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Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

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 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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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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Combe Down Public Toilets

by Cherry Beath on 14 March, 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 5 February, 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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Local Combe Down Volunteer Litter Picker Recognised!

by Cherry Beath on 28 February, 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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FLOODS UPDATE

by Cherry Beath on 23 November, 2012

Post by Cherry Beath Following widespread flooding across the area overnight, and the forecast of more bad weather over the weekend, we urge residents to take care in the current conditions. Although there is cautious optimism that the worst of the weather has passed for today (ahead of the weekend forecast) the same important safety […]

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FLOOD ALERT INFORMATION

by Cherry Beath on 22 November, 2012

INformation here below from the Council re the danger of floods in the area. Let us know of any particular concerns in our area. The forecast is for bands of very heavy rain and strong winds to move across the Bath & North East Somerset area during the afternoon and evening. This is likely to […]

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Threeways Outdoor Learning Project Gets our Support

by Cherry Beath on 26 October, 2012

  Proposal For Ward Councillor Initiative Funding Support This excellent project initiated by Nigel Pooley, Sixth Form Tutor from Threeways Special School, takes place in a wonderful natural spot in Combe Down, courtesy of a local landowner. Roger and I visited the project last term, and were met by enthusiastic students, who seemed really pleased […]

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Next Phase of “20” Speed Limits Due to Start

by Cherry Beath on 19 August, 2011

The next phase of 20 mph speed limits is due to start, which means that almost all of Foxhill will be covered by a 20 mph speed limit. The eastern part of Hawthorn Grove, Down Avenue, Quantocks, Porlock Road, Sedgemoor Road, Exmoor Road, Oakhill Road and Drake Avenue if approved, will be completed by the […]

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