BathNES Liberal Democrats
Serving Bath and North East Somerset
Working For You - All Year Round
by Ben Stevens
Nicholas Coombes is a Liberal Democrat Councillor representing Bathwick to Bath & North East Somerset Council. He was elected in May 2007.
Nicholas was born in 1986 and attended school in Kent, where his parents still live. In 2004 he moved to Bath to study a BSc in Architecture at Bath University, graduating in June 2008.
He joined the Liberal Democrat Society at university and has served two terms as society Chair. Although he held some Student Union elected positions, he was not heavily involved in Union politics. Currently he is a member of the Liberal Democrats, Royal Institute of British Architects, Bath Architecture 08, Amnesty International, No2ID and a National Trust volunteer.
Nicholas is a Grade 8 classical pianist, enjoying Beethoven and other early Romantic composers. He has played once in a Holburne Museum recital and hopes to do so again in the future.
On the council his interests include architecture & the built environment, city planning, sustainability, the environment, student integration and history & culture.
The Bath Chronicle named him as 'politician of the year' in their inaugural local honours list in January 2009.