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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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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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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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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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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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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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Residents Campaign for a Safer Junction

by Cherry Beath on 10 December, 2015

Local people using the junction of Southstoke Rd, Bradford Road and Entry Hill are calling for a mini roundabout solution to make it safer in view of the number of accidents that occur here. They like the roundabout initiated by Roger Symonds and myself, installed at the top of Ralph Allen Drive, which has been […]

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