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Business vote to make Gloucester great again

Gloucester businesses voting in favour of Gloucester BID have the chance to make the city great again.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 11.05.17
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Evolution to devolution as first Metro Mayor elected

Tim Bowles elected as first Metro Mayor to chair the West of England Combined Authority.
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 08.05.17
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Business leaders’ transport message to the Metro Mayor

How the Metro Mayor can improve transportation infrastructure in the West of England.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 02.05.17
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Why do we need a Metro Mayor? Business leaders speak

Ahead of the Metro Mayor elections on 4 May business leaders spoke to Business West about why a Metro Mayor is needed in the West of England. Jaya Chakrabarti - TISC Report Ned Cussen - JLL Kevin...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 28.04.17
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How the Metro Mayor can tackle racial inequality in the West of England

The Black South West Network recently hosted a series of roundtables assessing how the Metro Mayor can get to grips with racial inequality in the region once elected. Two recent reports assessing...
Sado Jirde
Sado Jirde
Posted on: 28.04.17
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Could this proposal do for Swindon what the Guggenheim did for Bilbao?

The perception of Swindon among creative workers is poor. As a result thereis a need to increase its artistic and cultural offering.
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Posted on: 26.04.17
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Is the West of England recognised as a place to invest or are we invisible?

We are a net contributor to the Treasury but this alone doesn’t deliver the punch or influence we need when arguing with Westminster for investment.
Steve West
Steve West
Posted on: 26.04.17
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Consortium of business groups tells Metro Mayor candidates what business wants

In a report backed by the Institute of Directors, Black South West Network, Bristol Media and TechSpark, Business West lays out its ‘challenge’ to the future Metro Mayor of the West of England.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 25.04.17
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Business West’s 10-point plan for Metro Mayor

With an additional £900m in funding secured from central government to be spent over the next 30 years, the future Metro Mayor will play a leading role in the social and economic future of the region...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 04.04.17
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