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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Major transport scheme to seek Government approval

2019-08-28T17:07:00+01:00 August 28th, 2019|

A nationally significant scheme to re-open the Portishead to Bristol railway line is set to be submitted to the Government at the end of September. Relaunching train services from Portishead with new stations at [...]

Aug 08, 2019

WECA takes on responsibility for funding adult education

2019-08-08T17:20:58+01:00 August 8th, 2019|

From August 2019, the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) takes responsibility for the Adult Education Budget (AEB) in the region. AEB money is now allocated by WECA to a range of providers – including [...]

Aug 07, 2019

The power of devolution

2019-08-07T16:05:43+01:00 August 7th, 2019|

I’ve recently been in touch with our new Prime Minister and new government ministers to make sure they are up to date with the progress we’re making and how we can do more to [...]

Aug 05, 2019

Bath celebrates Love Our High Streets

2019-09-16T10:32:08+01:00 August 5th, 2019|

Bath’s much-loved Milsom Street and its traders will be championed in September in an event that will allow people to enjoy the street without traffic for a whole weekend. Love Milsom Street takes place [...]

Aug 05, 2019

Work underway for smart ticketing across the West of England

2019-08-05T11:40:16+01:00 August 5th, 2019|

Plans to improve integrated, smart ticketing on public transport across the West of England are underway. The West of England Combined Authority is looking at how ticketing can be simplified, giving people the flexibility [...]