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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
Posted on: 25.10.17
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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
Posted on: 19.10.17
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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
Posted on: 09.10.17
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Preview: Bristol Festival of Ideas, 18-20 October 2017

Bristol Festival of Ideas is back with its compelling programme of events.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 25.09.17
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A winning Chamber with a truly winning outfit

Business West Chambers of Commerce was one of five chambers that walked away as World Chambers Competition champions.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 21.09.17
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Food and drink producers on a trade mission from Bristol Airport

On Saturday 16 September 2017 representatives from eleven local food and drink companies from across the South West departed from Bristol Airport to China for a five-day trade mission aimed at...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 19.09.17
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James Durie on Callowhill Court redevelopment plans for Bristol city centre

Following Bristol City Council's decision to approve the redevelopment of Broadmead on Wednesday (6th September), Bristol Chamber & Initiative's James Durie has spoken out. Upon hearing the news...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 07.09.17
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Business West appoints top marketer as new chairman

Business West has appointed one of the region’s top marketeers as its new chairman. Iain Wolsey has held senior marketing positions in the UK and is the founding partner in the Bristol consultancy of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 17.08.17
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Interview with Royal Agricultural University Vice-Chancellor Jo Price

Royal Agricultural Univeristy used to be perceived as an organisation not really related to Gloucestershire’s wider business community. New Vice Chancellor, Jo Price, seems determined to change all...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 14.08.17
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