Wear a mask warns Metro Mayor

Wear a mask in shops and on public transport – that is the urgent call issued by Metro Mayor Dan Norris to all West of England residents.  Metro Mayor Norris is writing to 10,000+ public facing businesses across the region with a poster to display in their windows urging customers to wear a face covering.Continue reading “Wear a mask warns Metro Mayor”

Metro Mayor secures best transport settlement in UK

Metro Mayor Dan Norris has welcomed the news that the West of England will receive a bumper injection of cash to improve local transport. The Chancellor is set to announce in next week’s budget that just over half a billion pounds will be invested in the region’s transport infrastructure – around £560 per person. ThisContinue reading “Metro Mayor secures best transport settlement in UK”

Metro Mayor blasts unambitious climate goals

“Government plans to change the way we heat our homes barely scratch the surface,” said Metro Mayor Dan Norris. His comments came after the Prime Minister announced a plan to subsidise low-carbon heat pumps to replace gas boilers for homeowners. “These government plans fall far short,” said Dan Norris. “They don’t recognise the urgency orContinue reading “Metro Mayor blasts unambitious climate goals”

Protecting the West’s best ideas

  The brilliant ideas of West of England inventors, artists and designers need to be protected, says Metro Mayor Dan Norris, and now he is launching a brand new scheme to help do just that.  Creative West of England people will be able to access expert support to protect their trade secrets and stop theirContinue reading “Protecting the West’s best ideas”