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European City of Sport 2017 conference – good for Bristol, good for business

Bristol is calling together a meeting of some of the country’s top sporting professionals to discuss the contribution that sport and physical activity make to modern society. As part of the city’s...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 31.10.17
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Laying the foundations for a skilled and productive workforce in the West of England

In the West of England region, Skills West, an initiative of Business West and the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership, which is funded by the European Social Fund and Education & Skills...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 30.10.17
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Build more roads Bath, and don't look back

Roadbuilding projects around Bath demonstrate the benefit of working collaboratively with our neighbours and will benefit business.
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 26.10.17
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New Museum & Art Gallery will put Swindon on the map

Swindon is an amazing place, with fantastic employers, a great workforce , and enviable communications, but it suffers from a poor image. Swindon has a reputation as a cultural desert, a new town,...
Rod Hebden
Rod Hebden
Swindon Museum & Art Gallery Trust
Posted on: 25.10.17
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GDP growth picks up in Q3

UK GDP growth expanded by 0.4 percent in Q3 2017.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 25.10.17
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Business West’s role in helping business & government navigate an uncertain future

It’s a great honour to have been appointed Business West Chairman, and I am excited by the challenges and prospects that we face.
Iain Wolsey
Iain Wolsey
Posted on: 23.10.17
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Local businesses quiz Gloucestershire MPs

Gloucester MP Richard Graham, Alex Chalk from Cheltenham and David Drew, Stroud’s newly elected MP, were quizzed by local business at a recent Gloucestershire Chamber networking breakfast.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.10.17
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Bristol and Bath - two cities that share more than a cycle path

Bristol and Bath are to jointly hold the Festival of the Future City 2017.
Jamie Eastman
Jamie Eastman
University of Bath
Posted on: 18.10.17
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Celebrating Bristol Festival of Ideas

As a founder member of the Bristol Cultural Development Partnership, we helped to establish the Bristol Festival of Ideas to provide a year-round forum for ideas to flow in, flow out and develop in...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 09.10.17
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