Council Leader's Blog


Air pollution posters hit home with stark message

You may notice, as you travel about, a series of posters which spell out the impact of air pollution in Bath on people’s health.

The posters are part of a campaign by the council to encourage all of us to think about the way we travel and...[read more]

Friday, 28 September 2018

Reminding students it’s Easy to Ask

With many university students returning to the city as the new term starts this week, we are supporting a new campaign aimed at getting an important message out about food intolerance.

Young people across Bath and North East Somerset with food intolerance are being reminded to always ask serving staff for allergen information when eating out.

It follows new research conducted by...[read more]

Friday, 21 September 2018

Back to school traffic

A recent report from the Schools Adjudicator has highlighted the fact that many children currently starting Year 7, are travelling from South West Bath across the city to a school further away from home because some parents did not use the five preferences available to them when they applied for school places last year.

The council wants parents and carers of current Year 6 pupils to...[read more]

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Working on joint ventures to deliver more homes

Working across the region for the benefit of both our local communities and those in the West region has been very much on the agenda this week.

Alongside playing a significant part in the work which is being undertaken by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA), Bath & North East Somerset Council is working to deliver housing in the region with other authorities through its...[read more]

Friday, 07 September 2018

Keeping your best interests at heart

Cllr Tim Warren
Cllr Tim Warren

This week I visited Shepton Mallet to meet with the Leaders of Somerset’s county and district councils, as part of a regular series of meetings to look into how we can work together to provide better services for our communities. My top priority is always to best serve the interests of our residents across the whole of Bath and North East Somerset.

Yesterday, I met officers from around...[read more]

Friday, 17 August 2018