Lock Keepers have been a fixture on Britain’s canals for hundreds of years and are one of the oldest traditions of the waterways.Read the full story ›
Lizzy Yarnold, the Team Bath athlete, becomes an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Lizzy, 29, won gold in the women's skeleton in Pyeongchang. She was the first British athlete to defend a Winter Olympic title.
Lizzy, who trains at the University of Bath, won consecutive Olympic gold medals in 2014 and 2018. Lizzy is the most successful British Winter Olympian and the most successful Olympic Skeleton athlete of all time from any nation. She received an MBE after the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
She said she hopes her honours will serve as an inspiration to other athletes.
Bath is one of the worst areas in the country for pollution. One woman is using toy cars to illustrate the problem and get people to changeRead the full story ›
Several replicas of famous vehicles were damaged when a transporter caught fire, including a Batmobile from the 1966 TV show.Read the full story ›
A summer house used by children at Bath Opportunity Pre-school has been almost destroyed by vandalsRead the full story ›
Four-year-old Harmonie-Rose Allen from Bath lost all her limbs to meningitis as a baby. She doesn't want anyone else to fall sickRead the full story ›
The house fire in Bath which claimed the life of a 64-year-old man was found to have started accidentally.
Four fire engines were alerted to the incident at a two-storey detached house early on Monday morning.
A 64 year-old man in a serious condition was rescued by firefighters from a first floor bedroom. He was taken to hospital by ambulance but sadly later passed away.
A second man, aged 92 years-old, was also rescued by firefighters from a second bedroom. He was also taken to hospital after suffering burns and smoke inhalation.
Crews say a third man, believed to be a neighbour who entered the property to help before emergency services arrived, was also treated for the effects of smoke inhalation but was discharged at the scene.
Hurdler Eilidh Doyle, who trains in Bath, has won a silver medal in the women's 400m hurdles at the Commonwealth Games.
The 31-year-old ran 54.80 seconds to finish second behind Jamaica's Janieve Russell at the Gold Coast's Carrara Stadium on Thursday.
It's her third straight silver in the 400m hurdles after she was runner-up at the Delhi and Glasgow Games.
Originally from Scotland, Eilidh also had the honour of carrying the flag at the opening ceremony this year.
Swimmer Siobhan-Marie O’Connor is Bath University's first gold winner of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.Read the full story ›
Bath is one of the worst areas in the country for air quality and fumes from vehicles are often above legal limits.Read the full story ›