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Bathford Railway Bridge

Bathford Parish Council, supported by 60 witnesses, applied for the footpath alongside the Bathford Railway Bridge and across the Avon to be registered. If it had not been registered, it would have been lost as a public right of way. BANES has now confirmed that there have been no objections...Read More »


Flower Show - 2018

This year’s Flower Show will take place on Saturday 1st September 2018 and a list of the Classes is attached for reference.  Printed Schedules will available during July from the normal outlets, including the Village Shop.  Entry forms will be printed along with the Schedule and...Read More »


BANES Financial Pressures.

At the Annual Parish Meeting we were given a comprehensive presentation by BANES Councillor Charles Gerrish of the Council’s financial position and of the pressures that it faces. The most startling fact was that eighty percent of the council’s revenue is spent on adult and children’s ‘social care’. Funding for...Read More »


Footpath alongside the railway line

A new Act of Parliament requires us to register, or lose, all footpaths which are assumed to have right of way.

The footpath alongside the railway line by Bathford Bridge, on land owned by Network Rail has, after an application by Bathford Parish Council, been registered by BANES. There is, however,...Read More »


Smart cameras to help Council understand and improve air quality

Smart cameras and equipment to count incoming traffic are to be deployed by Bath & North East Somerset Council at a range of locations including rush hour hotspots over the coming weeks.

 

The temporary measures, installation of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras and automated traffic count (ATC) equipment, are aimed...Read More »


Potential Skate Park

Some younger parishioners with a passion for skateboarding gave a very good presentation to the Parish Council at the last meeting. We are currently investigating the possibility of locating one on the playing field, in the far corner away from properties. Funding will be the ultimate decider, if anybody has...Read More »


Community Infrastructure Levy

Bathford Parish Council received a total of £11,316 via the Community Infrastructure Levy. To date none of this has been spent, it must be spent on infrastructure projects. If you would like more information please contact the Clerk.

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Committee Meetings

Meetings of Bathford Parish Council’s Committees are shown on the events calendar on the homepage . These are usually held in the Parish Office and are open to the public. Agendas are available on request.

If no date is shown, there is currently no scheduled meeting for that committee

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A36/ A46 Link Road - Avon Valley Action Group

The Avon Valley Action Group have published a website with a number of facts regarding the proposed A36/ A46 Link Road which they are against. There is information and potential action you can take on their to get your views on the subject heard.

Link Road Facts

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Dates for Parish Council Meetings

The schedule of dates for Parish Council Meetings can be found here. Usually these are the third Monday of each month excluding August and December.

Council Meeting Diary

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Withy Bed Inspector’s Report

The Inspector at the non-statutory enquiry has rejected the Parish Council’s application for the site to be designated a town or village green and many will be disappointed. The points that we needed to establish for the case to proceed, and which were contested between the parties, were that

The application...Read More »


Electors Rights 2016

Bathford Parish Council is required to publish its governance statement and unaudited accounts for 2015/16 together with details of electors’ rights. These are shown below

Governance Statement 2015/201
Electors Rights to view Accounts 2016

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Audit of Parish Council's Annual Return completed

The external audit of the parish council’s finances for 2015-2016 has been completed. The relevant notice and the audited Annual Return 2015-2016 can be viewed here.
Clerk
Announcement of completion of Audit

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Village Shop Website

The shop has now setup its own dedicated website and can be found at http://www.bathfordshop.net

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Bathford Railway Bridge

Bathford Parish Council, supported by 60 witnesses, applied for the footpath alongside the Bathford Railway Bridge and across the Avon to be registered. If it had not been registered, it would have been lost as a public right of way. BANES has now confirmed that there have been no objections from Network Rail or anybody else and the route will now be recorded on the Definitive Map. Thanks to all those who supported the application. The Full Order Can be downloaded


Flower Show – 2018

This year’s Flower Show will take place on Saturday 1st September 2018 and a list of the Classes is attached for reference.  Printed Schedules will available during July from the normal outlets, including the Village Shop.  Entry forms will be printed along with the Schedule and should be completed and handed in to the Secretary on the evening of Wednesday 29th August at the Parish Hall, as usual. Please click on the links below and select ‘download’ on the next page 2018 Flower Show Schedule of Classes Entry Form 


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Full Council Minutes - February 2018 222.24 KB 11 downloads

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