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What the Budget 2017 means for Swindon & Wiltshire

Having announced a number of investment plans for cities such as Birmingham and Manchester, and regions including South West Wales and North East, Philip Hammond, confidently declared that his...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Posted on: 22.11.17
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Bath could be an even greater city - if only we trusted in our talents

The other day I was listening to one of the many people you regularly hear talking Bath down. “Nothing ever happens here, The Council is useless, The place is a mess, The Chamber of Commerce never...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 22.11.17
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British Chambers of Commerce talks industrial strategy

After years without any semblance of one, industrial strategy is now back on the Government’s agenda.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 21.11.17
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Calling all business leaders - West of England LEP needs you!

The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) supports business growth and is working to attract new jobs to Bristol, Bath, Weston-super-Mare, South Gloucestershire and the surrounding areas...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Posted on: 15.11.17
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Devolution in the West of England is only just beginning, says Lord Heseltine

At the Festival of the Future City Lord Heseltine suggested that in the UK we’ve ‘only just begun’ creating world-class devolved authorities, and that future mayors should preside over a much wider...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 15.11.17
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Gloucester Services - making motorway journeys (way more) bearable since 2014

Gloucester Services on the M5 is no ordinary motorway service station - it is an experience with a very different business model.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 13.11.17
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Wiltshire businesses get around the table with Chippenham MP Michelle Donelan

Wiltshire businesses had the opportunity to sit down with their local MP, Michelle Donelan, at a Chippenham restaurant recently thanks to Business West.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 06.11.17
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Urgent action required to make A417 safer

The two deaths last night (Thursday) on the A417 at Nettleton Bottom just outside Gloucester are yet another tragic reminder that we must have some urgent action to expedite making this road safer.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 03.11.17
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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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