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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Dec 19, 2019

Nationally significant rail scheme on track

2020-10-13T19:30:44+01:00 December 19th, 2019|

Plans to re-open the Portishead railway line and re-introduce passenger train services have reached a key milestone with the submission and formal acceptance of the Development Consent Order (DCO) application. The DCO application for the [...]

Dec 19, 2019

Looking ahead with 2020 vision

2019-12-19T12:35:28+00:00 December 19th, 2019|

2019 has undoubtedly been a busy year. While most of the attention has been focused on Westminster, I’ve been working tirelessly to ensure that the West of England Combined Authority is getting on with its [...]

Dec 19, 2019

Finding practical ways to tackle the climate emergency

2020-10-13T19:29:44+01:00 December 19th, 2019|

Leading green energy experts, alongside senior business and public sector decision makers gathered in Bristol in November to find practical ways for the public, private and investment sectors to work together and help our region [...]

Dec 18, 2019

Well done to WIDJET learners

2019-12-18T16:21:16+00:00 December 18th, 2019|

Boomsatsuma has celebrated the completion of its Creative and Digital Media and Games Design Courses, as part of our Women Into Digital Job, Education and Training project (WIDJET). The introductory courses, funded [...]

Dec 17, 2019

Be part of Mentoring for Growth in the West of England

2019-12-17T16:26:13+00:00 December 17th, 2019|

The West of England Combined Authority and Be the Business are encouraging businesses to sign up for their new Mentoring for Growth programme in the region. It is designed to connect business leaders from large, [...]

Dec 17, 2019

Tuned into technology

2020-10-13T19:40:25+01:00 December 17th, 2019|

The West of England’s world-class technology sector has been celebrated in a video shown at the Bristol Technology Showcase 2019. We are home to the UK’s most productive tech cluster, employing over 35,000 people. With [...]

Dec 17, 2019

Future Bright helps kick-start people’s careers

2020-10-13T19:39:01+01:00 December 17th, 2019|

People from across the region are sharing their stories about how they’re boosting their skills and improving their career prospects, with the help of the West of England Combined Authority’s Future Bright scheme. Future Bright [...]