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Traffic Survey Englishcombe Lane, Part 2

Following on from our survey in June, we have conducted a follow-up survey. This is in parallel with an official survey by BANES that has been conducted over the same period and in the same location. Those results will be… Continue Reading →

Traffic Survey – Englishcombe Lane

The Tufa Field is served by the road called Englishcombe Lane in Bath. Residents have long been concerned that any development of the Tufa Field for housing would lead to a decrease in safety for children attending the local Moorlands… Continue Reading →

The Tufa Field – What Next?

The decision by BANES to suspend development of the Tufa Field has been widely welcomed. The new Council leader has started the process of looking again at the uses for the the area, against a backdrop of financial and political… Continue Reading →

Council Leader’s U-turn

Despite declaring that the plans for the Tufa Field would not be pursued in his inauguration address, only 3 weeks ago,  Councillor Kevin Guy confirmed at today’s cabinet meeting that a new development plan is being considered that will once… Continue Reading →

Bath and North East Somerset Council Announcement

Sticky Post

Here is the announcement by Kevin Guy, the new Council leader, that the Tufa Field will not be lost to developers. A massive thank you to everyone who has supported us, every one of your voices counted. The biggest thanks… Continue Reading →

Avon Wildlife Trust

We  are pleased  to receive this endorsement from Avon Wildlife Trust’s CEO Ian Barrett. “The nature emergency has been caused by loss of wildlife habitats and Sites of Nature Conservation Importance in particular need to be protected and managed for… Continue Reading →

Bath Voice

The May 2021 edition of Bath Voice is out now. Here is the text of our article featured in this edition. The Tufa Field – Touchstone for a policy When Bath and Northeast Somerset Council passed plans to build 37… Continue Reading →

Avon Wildlife Trust

We are very pleased to accept the support of Avon Wildlife Trust in our efforts to protect the Tufa Field. Avon Wildlife Trust is your local advocate for protecting wildlife, caring for our environment and providing education and information for… Continue Reading →

National Grassroots Campaign

We are pleased to have been welcomed to the national grassroots campaign This national resource links campaigns across the UK that address local issues with a common theme –  the loss of our green spaces. While local campaigns highlight local… Continue Reading →

Slow Worm Watch

Following the slaughter of the Tufa Field Slow Worms by the Council’s contractor last year, we are anxiously awaiting to see if any survived in the field. We at least know that some survived in adjacent gardens, here is a… Continue Reading →

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