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Jun 14, 2018

June 2018

2019-05-30T10:26:27+01:00 June 14th, 2018|

Great news for our region that Bristol has been shortlisted to become Channel 4’s national headquarters or one of its two new Creative Hubs. Our Invest Bristol and Bath team has worked incredibly hard [...]

May 01, 2018

May 2018

2019-05-30T10:28:11+01:00 May 1st, 2018|

It’s a year since I was elected as the West of England’s first Mayor. My role is new, and it’s different. Heading up the West of England Combined Authority (WECA), I’m here to look [...]

Dec 20, 2017

December 2017

2019-05-30T10:29:05+01:00 December 20th, 2017|

I, like many others, take some time to reflect at this time of year. It has been a big year for me and I was, and still am, incredibly proud and humbled to have been [...]

Nov 08, 2017

November 2017

2019-05-30T10:29:52+01:00 November 8th, 2017|

It’s been a very busy few months. As well as my work here in the region, I’ve been travelling across the country, promoting the West of England and building new partnerships to help us on [...]

Aug 16, 2017

August 2017

2019-05-30T10:30:34+01:00 August 16th, 2017|

My first 100 days as West of England Mayor have been fascinating. I have met and discussed challenges and priorities with key partners – including our constituent councils, central Government, business, transport and housing providers, [...]

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 [...]

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