ART Pass for the Edge @ Bath University

ART PASS

A brand-new initiative exclusively for residents of Bath living in BA1 and BA2 postcodes. The Art Pass entitles members to a range of benefits and is FREE to sign up to, allowing residents to get the best out of visiting Bath’s premier arts and creativity hub.

Benefits include;
FREE hot drink in The Edge Cafe
FREE monthly coffee mornings & events
FREE exhibition tours & campus walks
FREE room use for Bath community groups
FREE or discounted workshops with visiting & associate artists

Please note: This membership is not open to University of Bath students

SIGN UP FOR YOUR FREE ART PASS ONLINE or ring 01225 386777

Plans for new School of Management at Bath University

Bath University is planning to spend £70 million on a new School of Management building to be built opposite the sports Centre on the main entrance to the University. B&NES council is supporting the plan.

They are having a local consultation on their plans before they apply for planning permission on Tuesday 13 February 2018 5.00 – 7.30pm in the Chancellors’ Building, Level 2 Foyer, University of Bath, Claverton Down.

Please see the following for details – School of Management consultation letter 050218 (1)

Defibrillator Awareness Seminar

A defibrillator has recently been installed at the outside entrance to the church hall and office at the bottom of the hill by The Community Heartbeat Trust, intended to be a facility for the whole community.
 An awareness seminar and demonstration is due to be held at the church on Saturday the 3rd March 10am. This is useful to all who live in the vicinity.
I have more information on the website and the Bathwick News Facebook group page.
A reply using the form attached on the website (https://bathwickparishes.org/6897-2/) would help to collect numbers of those who can come

Rail Electrification plans

Network Rail is holding a series of drop in sessions on the dates below to update residents about the plans for electrification works.

Dates of drop in sessions at the Brunswick Room, Guildhall, Bath 16:00 t0 19:30 on the following dates:

10th March;  13th April;  12th May;  9th June;  13th July;  21st July; 4th August;  18th August;  8th September;  6th October;                    3rd November;  1st December

Line closures and other information can be found on the link to the information web site is  http://www.networkrail.co.uk/great-western-route-modernisation/banes/

Line closures will be

18 July to 31 July 2015
The line between Chippenham and Bathampton Junction will be closed.

This will result in a reduced number of services from Bath Spa towards London to one per hour and they will be diverted via Westbury. Don’t forget however, that you can always get to London via Bristol.

1 August to 31 August 2015
The line between Chippenham and Bath Spa will be closed as will the line between Westbury and Bathampton Junction.

This means that there will be no trains running between Westbury, Freshford and Avoncliff to Bath Spa and journeys towards London from Bath Spa will be routed via Bristol Temple Meads and Parkway.