Walkies! Metro Mayor and his dog celebrate National ‘Walk Your Dog’ month

West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris is grabbing a lead, wrapping up warm, and putting his best foot forward, as he and his cocker spaniel Angel kick off National ‘Walk Your Dog’ month. National ‘Walk Your Dog’ month aims to promote all the benefits of walking your dog for owner and pooch alike. FiguresContinue reading “Walkies! Metro Mayor and his dog celebrate National ‘Walk Your Dog’ month”

Ban Trail Hunting says West of England Metro Mayor

West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris is calling for outright ban on all hunting including trail hunting as the traditional Boxing Day hunts take place (on 27th December due to the bank holiday). Three hunts cover parts of the West of England area: Beaufort, Mendip Farmers and Berkeley hunts.  As a stepping stone the MetroContinue reading “Ban Trail Hunting says West of England Metro Mayor”

Merry Christmas everyone

Column from Voice Newspaper It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere I go! My office has turned into a winter wonderland full of drawings of reindeer, holly and elves from talented local children entering my Christmas card competition. There is a definite chill in the air. In our local high streets like beautifulContinue reading “Merry Christmas everyone”

Winners announced in Metro Mayor Christmas Card Competition

The festive designs of budding young artists from across the West of England feature on Metro Mayor Dan Norris’ 2021 Christmas card. Youngsters from across the region have been busy with crayons, felt tips and paints to create some fantastic festive drawings. After carefully judging thousands of entries, 10-year-old Millie’s design of a reindeer lookingContinue reading “Winners announced in Metro Mayor Christmas Card Competition”

Metro Mayor slams ‘nightmare before Christmas’ as government announces 3.8% rise in rail fares.

West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris has criticised the government’s announcement of a 3.8% rise in rail fares as a ‘nightmare before Christmas.’ Dan Norris said: “With inflation at a 10-year high, people are now being clobbered with yet another large rise in rail fares. This really is a nightmare before Christmas for manyContinue reading “Metro Mayor slams ‘nightmare before Christmas’ as government announces 3.8% rise in rail fares.”