Financial aid to help businesses upgrade polluting vehicles

Bath & North East Somerset Council is asking local businesses to check whether they qualify for financial support to replace or upgrade higher emission vehicles that would otherwise be charged in Bath’s clean air zone (CAZ) from spring 2021. Bath’s class C zone is...

Business support grants open for applications

Businesses that have been required to close as part of the new coronavirus restrictions can now apply for a Government support grant from Bath & North East Somerset Council. The Government’s Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) Addendum, supports businesses...

Have your say at the first Bath Area Forum

Residents in Bath are being encouraged to have their say and take part in the first Bath Area Forum which will be held as a webinar on August 25. The Bath Area Forum takes over the role of community engagement from its predecessor the Bath City Forum. All residents...

The latest from B&NES Council regarding Coronavirus

Important Travel information for health and care workers Registered health and care workers travelling to the UK from high risk countries  are required to self-isolate for 14 days. They are no longer exempt. The move brings health and care workers in line with the...

Help the council tailor support by filling in new survey

Following the measures implemented by B&NES to help businesses, the team are looking for your thoughts on the decisions and responses with a series of quarterly surveys. This will allow them to track the views and experiences of businesses in response to the...

Second round of discretionary grants now open for applications

Charities and small or micro businesses across Bath & North East Somerset affected by COVID-19 but were outside the scope of the first round of Government funding can now apply for a discretionary grant. A second round of registration opens on Monday (June 29) for...

Council update on latest government easing of lockdown

Temporary seating pods and changes to licensing, to enable an alfresco café culture and support food and drinks businesses, are being considered by Bath & North East Somerset Council. The moves are part of an urgent review being considered to support the...

Time running out to apply for a discretionary grant

Time is running out for charities and small or micro businesses across Bath & North East Somerset which have been affected by coronavirus to apply for a discretionary grant. Discretionary grants are available for organisations not eligible for the business grants...