On 5 March BANES cabinet approved final proposals for the Clean Air Zone to be sent to DEFRA for consideration. The key points are: – Cars will be exempt from the CAZ charge (Class C CAZ). – The CAZ has been extended to include Pulteney Estate and Sydney Gardens. It is envisaged there will be … Read More
One of our key objectives is ‘to make our community a friendly and sociable place to live by bringing people together and supporting local groups and events’. Talking with members we found that being in the city centre there are lots of groups and activities that people already attend. Rather than replicating some of these, … Read More
Over the last year Bath Rugby has been engaging with the local residents as well as other groups over its desire to build a new stadium on the Rec. The process is ongoing. An update of the latest developments…
On Saturday 16th June, in the quaint Cricket Pavilion on The Rec, more than 120 people of all ages met to enjoy afternoon tea. Actually very little tea was consumed in favour of Pimms which always helps the conversation to flow. An event of this nature brings together our community and is an opportunity for … Read More
An exciting idea has been put forward by local Architect Erica Timothy to redesign the fountain and create a more Piazza like feel to the area…
The replacement of the original overthrows on the Pulteney Estates has been a labour of love by local residents for the past few years. PERA, working with the Council, Heritage England and Bath Preservation Trust coordinates the replacement of overthrows to houses that don’t have them.
The PERA area lies on the Avon floodplain and has been subject to flooding in the past. The area has not flooded since the completion of the Bath Flood Protection Scheme in 1974. There is a great deal of information available via the links shown below, some of which needs careful interpretation. Members of the … Read More
A very successful Community Day, organised by the Friends of Sydney Gardens (FoSG) in conjunction with the HLF project team was held on 22nd April with well over 750 people attending. The day included a further opportunity for residents and visitors alike to view and comment on the proposed plans for the Gardens. Numerous observations … Read More