Bath and North East Somerset

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Bath and North East Somerset

a unitary authority in SW England, in Somerset; formerly (1974--96) part of the county of Avon. Pop.: 170 900 (2003 est.). Area: 351 sq. km (136 sq. miles)
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The "worst" places for workers on average pay to buy houses included Windsor and Maidenhead (average house prices pounds 250,000 compared with average wages of pounds 27,600); south-east Surrey (pounds 224,000/pounds 26,800); Buckinghamshire (pounds 199,000/ pounds 25,800); and Bath and north-east Somerset (pounds 161,000/pounds 21,700).
Superfast broadband will be rolled out to more parts of Bath and North-East Somerset (B&NES) thanks to a new investment from the local council.
Supported by government body Broadband Delivery UK, the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) venture is already working to expand coverage to 90 per cent of properties in Devon, Somerset, North Somerset, and Bath and North-East Somerset by 2016.
Marilyn Hawkings, who sits on Bath and North-east Somerset Council, will appear in the London exhibition Raw Nudes alongside supermodel Kate Moss and singer and actress Kylie Minogue.