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‘Leave no stone unturned’ - Johann van Graan on Bath star Finn Russell’s injury, rehab and potential return

The Scotland co-captain injured his groin in Bath's Champions Cup defeat at Sandy Park

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Johann van Graan explains why Bath Rugby have signed Leinster lock Ross Molony

The 29-year-old has made 177 appearances for Leinster since making his debut for the United Rugby Championship side a decade ago

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Bath Rugby injury latest ahead of Exeter Chiefs: Finn Russell, Ted Hill, Cam Redpath

Bath Rugby travel to Exeter Chiefs on Saturday in Round 15 of the 2023/24 Gallagher Premiership

Bath Echo

Views sought on locations for electric chargers across the region

Currently, there are around 580 publicly available charge points in the region.

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Locals encouraged to join this year’s Midnight Walk fundraiser

A brand new 10K route is being introduced for those looking to push themselves.

Bath Echo

Bungalow plans approved despite “overdevelopment” warning

The homes will get all their energy from renewables, including solar panels and ground source heat pumps.

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Canal bins to stay open through April until crunch meeting

Canal and council bosses will meet at the end of the month to agree on what should happen next

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A4 blocked both ways by crash in Bath

The crash took place at around 12.30pm this afternoon (April 15)

Bath Echo

Last chance to register to vote ahead of upcoming PCC election

The PCC oversees the local police force and ensures they are prioritising what matters to you.

Bath Echo

Victoria Art Gallery’s leaky roof needs fixing to protect treasures

Permission has been granted for scaffolding to be erected so the state of the roof can be investigated.

Bath Echo

Bath Safe Bus saves the NHS more than £400k in its first year

The Safe Bus is parked on Orange Grove and runs every Friday and Saturday night.

Bath Echo

Residents remain “bamboozled” after Keynsham cycle lane changed

Contractors have changed the solid white line along the edge of the cycle lane to a dashed line.

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Bid to secure future of 'Bath on the Beach' among latest planning applications

Other recent planning applications include a stable conversion by a Somerset beauty spot and the demolition of a building in Midsomer Norton

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Inside the Bath ballroom where major housing plans were defeated

Campaigners and developers had battled for years over the plans to build on fields on the southern edge of the city

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People still 'bamboozled' by 'optical illusion' cycle lane after paint job

'If you wear varifocals like I do, you are completely bamboozled by it'

Bath Echo

Three teenagers arrested after stolen van spotted by police on A4

The stolen Ford Transit van was stung by police on the A4 near Batheaston in the early hours.

Bath Echo

£170k of funding awarded to install solar panels on sports centre

The council has been awarded the money from the government’s Swimming Pool Support Fund.

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Expanded space for patients proposed at Combe Down day centre

The centre for people suffering from memory loss has applied to build a “much-needed” garden room.

Bath Echo

New Post Office branch planned at convenience store in Lansdown

The Post Office is planning a “local style” branch at the Battle Walk Spar at the Ensleigh site.

Bath Echo

Study into rate of care home deaths during pandemic inconclusive

In 2021, the rate of Covid-19 deaths in care homes in BANES was the highest in all of England.