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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
Business West
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
Business West
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.
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
Business West
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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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...
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
Business West
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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