News – May 2011

  • Safe Routes to School work – next 4-5 weeks
    We have been campaigning for some time to the Safe Routes to School fund. The work has finally been agreed and will mean a raised section at the bottom of Dark Lane. We have been told this work to start in 4-6 weeks.
  • Parking restrictions on Tyning Rd and Church Close due to start 9-May
    You may have seen parking restriction notices being erected recently. These are due to come into force on 9 May.
  • Council Chairman to attend a meeting to discuss the Bath Transport Package
    Tony McCann, the chairman of the parish council, will be attending a meeting of the Bath Transport Commission to discuss the Bath Transport Package as a representative of the Valley Parish Alliance

News – April 2011

  • Local council elections open
    You can now nominate yourself for a place on the parish council. Nominations close on 4 April. For more information about the process please call Tony McCann
  • Annual Parish Meeting arranged for 14 April
    Come and find out what your Parish Council have been doing this year. As usual a glass of wine and nibbles will be on offer after the meeting. As well as the usual reports from the groups, other topics will include the transition of British Waterways into a Trust, the Localism Bill, parking restrictions and Valley Parish Alliance
  • BANES turned down 4 houses in triangular field
    The latest attempt to build on the triangular field has been rejected by BANES. Thanks to all those who registered objections to preserve this important green and open village space
  • A36 closure on 20 March for tree cutting works
    Please note the A36 will be closed between 8am – 8pm for tree cutting works. This work has been postponed several times.
  • Replacement cherry tree in Jubilee Gardens
    A new cherry tree has been planted in Jubilee Gardens thanks to a kind sponsor.
  • Considering alternative bus stop locations on Holcombe Lane
    B&NES have a supply of second-hand bus shelters. We have suggested several locations – our preferred location being outside the Methodist Church on Holcombe Lane
  • Newsletter due next 2wks
    The copy deadline for the quarterly newsletter has passed so expect your copy through the door soon. It will also appear on the site!