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A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded to your computer or device when you access certain websites. Cookies are then sent back to originating website on each subsequent visit. Currently across http://www.bathford.net we make use of cookies to help manage our website and make it easier to use.

How to check if cookies are enabled

Please be aware that if you disable cookies it will not be possible to use some of the facility’s and functions on the site. To check the current status of cookies please follow instructions from the list below:

 Internet Explorer

  • Select ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’, click on the ‘Privacy’ tab.
  • Ensure your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser. Settings above Medium will disable cookies.

Google Chrome

  • Click on ‘Tools’ (or the spanner icon) at the top of your browser window and select Options or Settings
  • Select ‘Under the Hood/Bonnet’ tab and then select the ‘Privacy’ section, select the ‘Content settings’ button
  • Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’ This will enable cookies for your browser

Safari

  • Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window then select the ‘Preferences’ option
  • Select on ‘Security’, then ‘Accept cookies’ and select ‘Always’

Firefox

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options, then select the Privacy icon
  • Then select the ‘Firefox will:’ option and select ‘Remember History’

 

Selecting allowed sites

It’s possible to only accept Cookies when you are on the www.bathford.net. You can add our web address to a ‘safe list’. Follow the instructions below on how to do this:

 Internet Explorer

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’ , then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  • Under the ‘Settings’ menu slide the bar to the top, so that ‘Block All Cookies’ is selected
  • Click the ‘Sites’ button and enter www.bathford.net in the ‘Address of website’ bar, then select ‘Allow’

Google Chrome

  • Select ‘Tools’ (or the spanner icon) at the top of your browser window and select Options or Settings
  • Select ‘Under the Hood/Bonnet’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
  • Now select ‘Block sites from setting any data’ then select the ‘Manage exceptions’ button
  • In the ‘Hostname Pattern’ field type www.bathford.net and ensure that the ‘Behaviour’ is set to ‘Allow’

Safari

  • Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  • Click on ‘Security’, then ‘Accept cookies’ and select ‘Only from site you navigate to’

Firefox

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options, then select the Privacy icon
  • In the first drop down menu labelled ‘Firefox will:’ select ‘Use custom settings for history’
  • Click the ‘Exceptions’ button
  • In the ‘Address of web site’ field type www.bathford.net and click ‘Allow’

 

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What would happen if there was a fire at Bath Abbey

From BRSLI… The terrible fire at Notre Dame in Paris made your Editor ponder how Bath Abbey would fare in a blaze? An enquiry to Avon Fire & Rescue produced this reassuring reply from David Lindsay: “Our records show that Bath Abbey complies with the Fire Service Order 2006. This act ensures that the building is maintained to a high level to ensure the people that use the building are safe. It purpose is also to keep the building as safe as possible from accidental fires starting. The Notre Dame fire was possibly caused by renovation work being carried out. It’s a sad and unfortunate accident.The French fire service did what they could to save it with the equipment they had. As for Bath Abbey with regards to firefighting, Avon Fire and Rescue has 4 aerial appliances that would easily reach all parts of the roof. There is also an unlimited water supply via the river. I hope this answers your questions, you can rest assured that the Abbey is good hands and if for whatever reason it did have a fire in the roof we have the right equipment to deal with it safely”. What these situations are like can be understood by having a look at the great fire of Windsor: The local company Donald Insall Associates, just

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Air Ambulance are looking for fundraising volunteers

Great Western Air Ambulance are looking for volunteers, they will be at the Bathford Parish Council APM on the 29th April at the School Hall from 7.30pm if you would like to discuss this in person with them. Could you offer just a few hours of your time as part of a dedicated team of staff and amazing volunteers working together to raise the £3 million necessary to keep the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity operational? We are looking for friendly, approachable and enthusiastic individuals to assist in a whole host of upcoming events, community collections, public presentations – the choice is yours! The hours are totally flexible based on your availability and preferences. Some volunteers commit a few hours a week, some twice a year – we are grateful for all of the help we receive. GWAAC couldn’t provide such vital and advanced emergency services without the help of its volunteers and the support of people like you. We’re involved in hundreds of local events – whether it’s hosting a stall at a school fete, collecting in town centres or servicing our community based collection tins, there are plenty of varied opportunities for our volunteers. • GWAAC provide the critical care and air ambulance service for 2.1 million people across the counties of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol,

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