Tim’s Blog

Tim’s Blog 2020-03-24T13:20:54+00:00

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|

Employability Day

This Friday 26 June is National Employability Day. It’s a chance to reflect what my team at the West of England Combined Authority is doing to support our residents who may be facing uncertainty over [...]

June 25th, 2020|

Public transport and coronavirus

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, our region’s public transport operators have been running at a much-reduced frequency, offering vital services for our key-workers and other essential journeys. I’m very grateful for the continued [...]

May 28th, 2020|

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Tim Bowles
Tim BowlesMayor of the West of England