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Tim’s Blog 2020-10-02T13:42:28+01:00

Launching the West of England recovery plan

In his first video blog, Regional Mayor Tim Bowles talks about launching the West of England recovery plan. The action plan outlines how the region’s creativity and diversity will be harnessed to protect and [...]

October 12th, 2020|

West of England recovery plan

Since being tasked by the Prime Minister to lead the West of England’s regional recovery, I have worked closely with a regional Recovery Taskforce, made up of senior figures from industry, education and local government, [...]

September 24th, 2020|

Backing the Recovery: Jobs, Skills and Business

The Coronavirus Pandemic has been an unprecedented challenge for the whole economy, and I am determined that we don’t see a reversal of the excellent progress we have been making in terms of employment and [...]

September 1st, 2020|

Improving air quality

Last week, I enjoyed joining an event hosted by PolicyBristol which focused on how we can improve Bristol’s air quality. I was eager to make the point that in order to successfully tackle the [...]

August 14th, 2020|

Keeping safe on public transport

With the lockdown gradually easing and our favourite shops, cafes and restaurants starting to reopen, many of us are now getting out and about across the region again – enjoying our summers and visiting [...]

July 23rd, 2020|

Support for our Creative and Cultural Sector

There was some good news this week with the Government’s announcement of £1.57bn in emergency support for our creative and cultural venues. This is something I’ve been calling for as it will help protect the [...]

July 8th, 2020|

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Tim Bowles
Tim BowlesMayor of the West of England