Fracking in B&NES, Political parties unite


A really interesting article has been published on the ‘this is bath’ website:

Councillors from all political parties have united to voice their opposition to fracking in Bath and the surrounding area.Members of Bath and North East Somerset Council met last night to discuss the potential threat of the controversial gas extraction method.¬†They voted to support a motion calling for the local authority to take an in-depth look at the evidence surrounding fracking and what can be done to protect the local area…

You can view the full article here.

If you would like to find out more about the potential of fracking and coal bed methane extraction in Somerset please vist the frack free somerset website:


Keynsham Music festival


Thank you everyone who came to see us today at the Keynsham Music Festival we had lots of fun playing our Human Fruit Machine and the Caterpillars launched with face painting by Monica.

The sun was shining and the Knit and Natterers perhaps did a little more Nattering than Knitting, but we had a great day…!


Vote for a green wall

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One of our transitioners has had an amazing idea for the new front of the BRI shortlisted in a design competition. His vision is of a vertical garden for the front of the hospital, you can see his idea as well as two others shortlisted here

You can vote on the designs by following this link. It’s a little hidden on the website so scroll down a little and it’s on the right…