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How can your business benefit from grants & support for embracing electric vehicles?

If your business is in the West of England, now is the time to benefit from funding, grants & discounts available to revolutionise your business transport needs by embracing Electric Vehicles (...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 22.10.18
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Swindon Social Enterprise Network to launch

The new Swindon Social Enterprise Network (SSEN) will be formally launched at a lunchtime event; 12.30 to 14:30 on Wednesday 14th November at the Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square, SN1 5BP. The...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Posted on: 17.10.18
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Joined-up public health & wellbeing strategy for Bristol gains momentum

The overarching theme of our most recent Business West Initiative evening was health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on the current drivers of public health and how a joined up approach...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 02.10.18
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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
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
Posted on: 11.09.18
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UWE Bristol students receive Chamber award for work with HIV charity

Every year, the Bristol Chamber of Commerce awards a prize to a group of UWE Bristol undergraduate students from the Faculty of Environment and Technology whose final year project has made the...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 21.08.18
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How can business help make Bristol carbon neutral by 2050?

Bristol City Council is asking business and central government to invest £1 billion in order to help develop the city region’s energy infrastructure. The authority hopes the cash injection will help...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Posted on: 27.07.18
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West of England businesses could save £73m by supporting an active workplace
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In the 1960s only 1 percent of men and 2 percent of women in England were classed as obese. Today that figure stands at 25.2 percent and 27.7 percent. While a variety of diet and lifestyle factors...
Lisa Wood
Lisa Wood
Posted on: 24.05.18
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What price fresh air?

Levels of emissions along the London Road to the east of Bath have got so bad that the Council is considering creating a Clean Air Zone , charging different categories of vehicles for driving through...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 30.04.18
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