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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Jul 26, 2017

West of England region bids for Heathrow Hub

2017-07-26T14:11:52+01:00 July 26th, 2017|

Mayor of the West of England Tim Bowles announced today (Wednesday 26 July) that the region is bidding to host a logistics hub to serve Heathrow Airport’s expansion plans. If successful the hub will [...]

Jul 26, 2017

New vision for West of England

2017-07-26T13:52:19+01:00 July 26th, 2017|

Economic growth that benefits every resident is at the core of a new vision for the West of England, launched today (Wednesday 26 July). West of England Mayor, Tim Bowles and Interim Chair of [...]

Jul 17, 2017

Mayor supports ‘Fantastic Futures’ for young people

2017-09-06T12:16:32+01:00 July 17th, 2017|

West of England Mayor Tim Bowles visited Westfield Primary School in the Somer Valley as part of its ‘Fantastic Futures’ week (July 10 – 14). Fantastic Futures has been developed by the school to raise [...]

Jul 13, 2017

July 2017

2019-05-24T15:09:43+01:00 July 13th, 2017|

Here in the West of England we already have an international reputation for innovation and we must build on this, so over the past few weeks I’ve visited, and been impressed by, a number of [...]

Jul 10, 2017

Region leads development of ultra-low emission vehicles

2017-08-16T12:32:28+01:00 July 10th, 2017|

The West of England is set to lead the world in the development of ultra-low emission vehicles. Investment from the West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership will support the University of Bath [...]

Jul 10, 2017

Mayor visits tech firm to talk skills

2017-08-16T12:35:14+01:00 July 10th, 2017|

West of England Mayor, Tim Bowles, visited Bath-based health tech business, Mayden, on Friday 7 July, to see how it is boosting specialist skills to fuel growth. The company has set up its own academy [...]

Jul 03, 2017

Combined Authority office move

2017-08-31T09:49:01+01:00 July 3rd, 2017|

The West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership team will move to 3 Rivergate, Temple Way, in Bristol, on 4th September 2017. The lease on the offices it currently uses at the Engine Shed is [...]