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Train passengers to get last mile journey options on WhatsApp

The new system will feature customised information on all modes of travel including walking, cycling, buses, trams and taxis.Rail passengers will be able to use WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger to receive details of transport options for completing journeys after travelling by train.The new system will feature customised information on all modes of travel including walking, cycling, buses, trams and taxis, industry body the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) said.

lbc.co.uk ,  10h 0
Train passengers to get last mile journey options on WhatsApp

The Bath cafe whose bagels people flock from all over to try

Even rugby players and Olympians get their lunchtime grub there If you stroll down Walcot Street in Bath any day of the week, there is sure to be a queue outside Taylor's cafe.People flock from all over the county - and further afield - to grab a breakfast bagel there and it's hard to believe they've only been around for a year and a half.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  10h 0
The Bath cafe whose bagels people flock from all over to try

Man wrote ‘we did not finish the job’ about the Holocaust, court hears

"The issue is that the death toll was not of the entire Jewish race” A university student allegedly wrote “we did not finish the job” in regard to the Holocaust on an extreme right-wing website, a court has heard.Andrew Dymock, 23, wrote articles on the now-banned group System Resistance Network’s (SRN) website in 2017 and received donations for the organisation, the Old Bailey was told.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  13h 0
Man wrote ‘we did not finish the job’ about the Holocaust, court hears

Recycling centre charges introduced across BANES

“It is really important though that people dispose of their waste responsibly and recycle as much as they can" New charges are being introduced for disposing of rubble, plasterboard and tyres at Bath and North East Somerset’s recycling centres.From Monday 24 May, residents will have to pay £2 to dispose of a bag of rubble, £4 for a bag of plasterboard and £3.50 for a car tyre, Bath and North East Somerset Council have said.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  13h 0
Recycling centre charges introduced across BANES

'Neo-Nazi' politics student, 23, accused of 12 terror offences called for 'racial holy war' against ethnic minorities and wrote 'we did not finish the job' about the Holocaust on extreme right-wing website, court hears

A university student allegedly wrote 'we did not finish the job' in regard to the Holocaust on an extreme right-wing website, a court has heard.Andrew Dymock, 23, wrote articles on the now banned group System Resistance Network's (SRN) website in 2017 and received donations for the organisation, the Old Bailey was told.

dailymail.co.uk ,  14h 0
'Neo-Nazi' politics student, 23, accused of 12 terror offences called for 'racial holy war' against ethnic minorities and wrote 'we did not finish the job' about the Holocaust on extreme right-wing website, court hears

Covid in Bristol: latest infections, deaths and hospital admissions

Across the whole West of England region another 29 new cases were confirmed There are now less than ten coronavirus patients being cared for at Bristol's hospitals.The latest government figures show seven people have been admitted to University Hospitals Bristol after contracting Covid, and two to North Bristol Trust.

bristolpost.co.uk ,  14h 0
Covid in Bristol: latest infections, deaths and hospital admissions

Conservatives win Police Commissioner race

First major local election result declared for the Avon and Somerset area The first major local election result has been declared for the Avon and Somerset area.Conservative Mark Shelford has been elected the Police and Crime Commissioner for the area covering Bristol, Bath, Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

bristolpost.co.uk ,  14h 0
Conservatives win Police Commissioner race

Local election result: Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner election won by

The first major local election result has been declared for the Avon and Somerset area.has been elected the Police and Crime Commissioner for the area covering Bristol, Bath, Somerset and South Gloucestershire.The results of further local elections are due in Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire for the West of England Combined Anuthority Mayor, Mayor of Bristol and Bristol City Council.

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Local election result: Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner election won by

People will soon be able to have a Covid test as they shop in Bath city centre

The Apex Hotel site will close tomorrow (May 7) A new coronavirus test site is opening in Bath, to cater for shoppers and workers in the city centre.Rapid Covid testing will be easier for people to get when out and about, or working in the centre, with the new test and collect site from Monday (May 10).

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People will soon be able to have a Covid test as they shop in Bath city centre

Bristol records double-figure spike in new coronavirus cases

There have been more than 30 new cases across the West of England There have been 17 new coronavirus cases recorded in Bristol over the last 24 hours, the latest government figures show.Across the West of England region, which also covers South Gloucestershire, Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset, 35 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded today in total.

bristolpost.co.uk ,  1d 0
Bristol records double-figure spike in new coronavirus cases

New street food restaurant to open in Bath city centre

The opening date has been confirmed Sri Lankan street food restaurant group The Coconut Tree has confirmed its seventh site will open in Bath at 5pm on Monday May 24.The restaurant has confirmed that it will offer 50 per cent off food - eat-in only - in the first ten days.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  1d 0
New street food restaurant to open in Bath city centre

Decision on plans to turn historic Bath cinema into 92 student flats

"Adding another nearly 100 students into this small space is going to make a bad situation worse" Plans to downsize an Oldfield Park supermarket and build 92 student flats that would “add nothing to the area” have been thrown out.Councillor June Player said the Scala scheme, which also included 16 residential flats and a dance studio, was a “microcosm” of local issues where in some streets students outnumber residents by 13 to one.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  1d 0
Decision on plans to turn historic Bath cinema into 92 student flats

Anger as school used as polling station forcing pupils to stay home

The council have said they were not aware children would be kept off school A 'disgruntled' parent has said he does not understand why a Bath school is being used as a polling station - forcing some year groups to learn from home.Across Bath and North East Somerset today (Thursday, May 6) there are local elections for the Mayor for West of England Combined Authority and for the Police and Crime Commissioner of Avon and Somerset Police.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  1d 1
Anger as school used as polling station forcing pupils to stay home

Life doesn’t stop at Gracewell of Bath care home

The care home's dedicated team works hard to make sure that residents are happy, safe and well looked after There is never a dull moment at Gracewell of Bath.With various activities, events and special occasions dotting Gracewell of Bath’s calendar, residents have been enjoying the delights of living in a thriving care home in the heart of Somerset.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  1d 0
Life doesn’t stop at Gracewell of Bath care home

Plans for 37 new homes in Bath field scrapped

It is one of a number of pledges made by the new leader of Bath and North East Somerset Council Controversial plans to build 37 homes on a Bath field containing a rare habitat have been scrapped by the new council leader.Councillor Kevin Guy said uses for the so-called “Tufa Field” behind Englishcombe Lane would be reassessed and it would not be sold off.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  1d 0
Plans for 37 new homes in Bath field scrapped

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Avon and Somerset election

Results and notices of election.Results See the results on the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner election website.Bath and North East Somerset Council (B&NES) are acting as the Police Area Returning Officer for the PCC election.Find out more about the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Avon and Somerset.

bristol.gov.uk ,  1d 0
Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Avon and Somerset election

The worst spots for Japanese knotweed in Somerset and Bath

Japanese knotweed, also known as Asian knotweed, can be very damaging to buildings and the roots can even grow through hard road and pavement surfaces If you identify knot weed within your grounds, it is recommended to have this sorted as soon as possible to avoid further damage being caused.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  2d 1
The worst spots for Japanese knotweed in Somerset and Bath

Work starts to restore UK's oldest Lido after 17-year campaign

The project is expected to cost more than £8m, with plans to open the site in 2022 Work has started to restore the oldest lido in Britain after a 17-year campaign to save the Grade II listed site.Bath-based Cleveland Pools, which was built in 1815, is expected to open to swimmers in the summer of 2022 for the first time since 1984.

business-live.co.uk ,  2d 0
Work starts to restore UK's oldest Lido after 17-year campaign

Scotch Malt Whisky Society owner cheers major funding to back global growth

Scotch Malt Whisky Society owner Artisanal Spirits Company has secured a £19.5 million funding package to support its growth after a record year.ASC, which just last month signalled a possible stock market flotation, said the new financial facilities agreed with Royal Bank of Scotland and Lombard would enable it to further invest in whisky and other spirits stock as well as new cask wood.

edinburghnews.scotsman.com ,  2d 0
Scotch Malt Whisky Society owner cheers major funding to back global growth