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Jul 26, 2021

Mayor announces business innovation grants

2021-07-26T12:27:56+01:00 July 26th, 2021|

Local businesses are being offered the chance to apply for grants of £20,000 or £50,000 from the West of England Combined Authority led by Dan Norris. The Mayor announced the latest cash on offer to [...]

Jul 23, 2021

Chipping away at carbon emissions

2021-08-10T14:29:02+01:00 July 23rd, 2021|

With Net Zero Week in full swing, Metro Mayor Dan Norris visited a Bristol kitchen cabinet company doing its bit to help the city reach our ambitious net zero targets. The Mayor tried his [...]

Jun 03, 2021

Canadian company invests in West of England

2021-06-03T17:19:41+01:00 June 3rd, 2021|

Vancouver-based Epta Development Corporation (EDC) has acquired a 100-acre redevelopment property in the West of England. The company has plans to transform the site in Severnside, South Gloucestershire (commonly known as Avlon Works) into [...]

May 10, 2021

Mayoral election result 2021

2021-05-10T12:02:06+01:00 May 10th, 2021|

Mayoral election result 2021 Following the results of the Stage 1 and Stage 2 counts in May 2021, Dan Norris was declared West of England Mayor. Verification Stage 1 count results Stage 2 [...]

Feb 18, 2021

Getting the region moving with sustainable transport plans

2021-02-18T10:00:48+00:00 February 18th, 2021|

The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) continues to invest in sustainable transport, including plans to transform rail, e-scooter trials, e-cycles, and electric vehicle charging points. Spearheaded by Regional Mayor Tim Bowles, for the [...]

Nov 20, 2020

DETI skills update

2020-11-20T12:03:29+00:00 November 20th, 2020|

The DETI Skills team at UWE Bristol has launched a new Diversity Demonstrator. This aims to address the skills and employment gap in engineering by championing engineering to children in the West of England, using a network of diverse [...]

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