Check here regularly to see the latest news on the Bath Grounds. To downlaod our regular Newlsetters please see the separate Newsletter page.
|Posted by email@example.com on November 27, 2018 at 11:15 AM||comments (0)|
Ashby's electorate passed the Neighbourhood Plan with a 92% "Yes" vote in the referendum held on Thursday 22 November 2018. The article below gives the background to the Neighbourhood Plan and explains its significance in boosting the planning protection for the Bath Grounds and Ashby's other green spaces.
The full result was;
YES - 2246 (92% of votes cast)
NO - 183
The turnout was 22%.
The plan still has to be formally "made" by North West Leic...Read Full Post »
|Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on October 25, 2018 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
On Thursday 22nd November, residents of Ashby will have the opportunity to vote in a local referendum on Ashby’s Neighbourhood Plan. The Friends of Ashby Bath Grounds are encouraging everyone interested in protecting the Bath Grounds and other green spaces in the town to turn out and vote in favour of adopting the plan. Committee member Dave Bigby said, “A high turn-out and strong vote for the Ashby’s Neighbourhood Plan is particularly important at a time when our Bath Groun...Read Full Post »
|Posted by email@example.com on June 15, 2018 at 4:10 AM||comments (0)|
We hear there are new plans a foot to build houses on the Bath Grounds. Keep an eye on our facebook, twitter and website page and invite your facebook friends to follow our page. We will post more information very soon
|Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on March 5, 2016 at 8:55 AM||comments (0)|
The "Pride in our Bath Grounds" campaign was launched in July 2015.
The campaign has focussed on three areas;
1. Dog mess - "bag it, bin it"
2. Litter - "bin it, take it home"
3. Unwanted behaviour - "not welcome here"
We have been working with; Ruth Mulvany (District Council), Matt Longley (Chairman of The Cricket Club), Mark Arjoo (Leicestershire Police), Jack Fargher (Clerk, Town Council) and, of course, the...Read Full Post »
|Posted by email@example.com on October 15, 2015 at 9:05 AM||comments (0)|
The Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch Castle are putting on a Santa Fun Run & Walk starting and finishing on the Bath Grounds on Sunday 29th November. It consists of a 3km run or walk around Ashby de la Zouch dressed as Santa!
The main beneficiary of the event will be Hospice...Read Full Post »
|Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on September 16, 2015 at 10:55 AM||comments (2)|
We are please to confirm that the Friends of Ashby Bath Grounds in partnership with Ashby de la Zouch Town Council have received £44,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project led by volunteers to create all weather footpaths and a heritage trail around Ashby Bath Grounds. The HLF funding, together with £20,000 previously awarded by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), means that the Friends of Ashby Bath Grounds have now raised the full £65...Read Full Post »
|Posted by email@example.com on June 10, 2015 at 3:50 PM||comments (2)|
On the 28th May 2015 we submitted our bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Project Title is "Ashby Bath Grounds - Improved Accessibility and Community Heritage Project." The Project is designed to raise the match funding required to complement the NWLDC £20,000 awarded last year towards the Bath Grounds Footpath between the South Street and Prior Park Rd entrances, but also includes many Community Heritage Educational activities to be undertaken in around the Bath Grounds over an 1...Read Full Post »
FOABG AGM - Ashby Museum - 7:30pm Wed. 27th May 2015. All members welcome - join us for a glass of wine!
|Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on May 15, 2015 at 7:40 AM||comments (0)|
Elect your Committee and hear updates on our Heritage Lottery Fund Application "Ashby Bath Grounds - Improved Accessibility and Community Heritage Project" and other new initiatives. See our Home page for a link to download the Agenda.
|Posted by email@example.com on May 15, 2015 at 7:20 AM||comments (0)|
We will be raising money for the Hospice Hope Charity and the Friends during this year's Ashby Arts Festival.Our plant sale will rely on the kind donations of the public, local groups and friends to make this a successful event. If you have any plants to donate please contact Clare Birch at firstname.lastname@example.org or tel 07958 232291or you can deliver them between 4 - 7 pm on Fri 22nd May at the Cricket Clubhouse on the Bath Gro...Read Full Post »
|Posted by email@example.com on December 18, 2014 at 2:10 PM||comments (0)|
Thanks to the online votes of our members and supporters, we have been awarded one of the District Council's "£20k for 7" grants.
Claire Birch, Secretary and Elaine Robinson, Acting Chair collectied the Friends' "Golden Ticket" from Council Leader Richard Blunt at the awards ceremony on Wednesday 17th December 2014. See the photo on our Projects page
We still have to raise a further £25000 to make the footpath a reality and the Golden Ticket wi...Read Full Post »