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Cabot Circus 10 years on - has it delivered for Bristol?

Working in a strong partnership with Bristol City Council the Bristol Chamber & Initiative was instrumental in the development of Cabot Circus - a £0.5bn investment in the centre of the city -...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 25.09.18
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Bristol gears up for BEIS Green GB Week

The joint hottest summer on record has given us all a much-needed reminder of the very real dangers that climate change poses. Hosepipe bans, water shortages and failed crops are just some of the...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 25.09.18
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Setting the scene for Bristol Giving Day

Bristol Giving Day , organised by Quartet Community Foundation , is coming up on 10th October, and I'd like share a few words to set the scene. We have a city here in Bristol that for centuries has...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 11.09.18
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Peter Boucher on starting out and buying out in business

Peter Boucher is a big man who talks big with a lot of sense. peter-boucher-excalibur-comms.jpg The chief executive of Excalibur Communications in Swindon recently led a management buyout of the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 06.09.18
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Bristol businesses back positive decision on future of Temple Island

Business leaders are supporting proposals to deliver major new development of employment space, jobs and homes on the site earmarked for Bristol’s arena. They back recommendations from Bristol City...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 03.09.18
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City-wide growth the key consideration for Temple Island

We are all about what is best for the city and the economy of the wider city region and we strongly support a top-class arena for Bristol that is delivered in a way that brings the most benefit to...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 24.08.18
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Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative joins forces with Hartham Park

Business West is proud to announce its partnership with Hartham Park to bring an award-winning range of business support services right to the very heart of the business community in Wiltshire...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 21.08.18
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Gloucestershire Chamber Director joins GFirst LEP board

Director of Gloucestershire Chamber of Commerce Ian Mean has been appointed to the board of Gloucestershire's Local Enterprise Partnership ( GFirst LEP ), a body whose role it is to promote economic...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 13.08.18
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Bristol set for city-wide roll-out of ultrafast broadband

In July, a group of Business West Initiative members including The Bristol Port Company, Bristol Sport, First Bus, Wessex Water, Watershed, Bristol University, Bristol City Council and others had the...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 10.08.18
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