Staying safe with COVID

5 Nov 2021

The number of COVID-19 cases in B&NES has risen rapidly in recent weeks.

In the week prior to 22nd October, there were 1,028 cases per 100,000 of the population. B&NES has had one of the highest COVID-19 rates in England, and this rise in cases has translated into an increase in COVID-19 hospitalisations. It is therefore essential that we do everything we can to minimise the spread of the virus.

Bringing Sparkle to Bath at Christmas

1 Nov 2021

A packed package of traditional fun and seasonal experiences, including details of a spectacular city light trail, have been launched as part of 'Bath at Christmas' – a festive programme to help the city sparkle and attract visitors this festive season.      

Bath & North East Somerset Council, Bath Business Improvement District, Visit West, SouthGate Bath and Milsom Place are working together on the ‘Bath at Christmas’ programme.

WECA Community Support Fund Launched

1 Nov 2021

A new fund has launched to support communities within the West of England. The Community Support Fund (CSF) will support the most vulnerable within our communities, including those who’ve suffered disproportionately due to COVID-19. The project aims to provide the vital first step towards learning, training and work. Community and voluntary groups can apply for the fund and applications for the initial call need to be submitted by Monday 15 November.