NUMBER OF COVID DEATHS PASSES 200,000 – METRO MAYOR DEMANDS GOVERNMENT APOLOGY

Metro Mayor Dan Norris has called on the Government to apologise to West of England bereaved families after ONS figures showed more than 200,000 Covid deaths have been reported across the UK The Metro Mayor said ministers should “address the families, apologise and ensure lessons are learned as quickly as possible” in the face ofContinue reading “NUMBER OF COVID DEATHS PASSES 200,000 – METRO MAYOR DEMANDS GOVERNMENT APOLOGY”

METRO MAYOR WARNS TORY CANDIDATES: DON’T DITCH NET ZERO

Conservative leadership candidates hoping to succeed Boris Johnson as prime minister should not ditch or backslide on the Government’s green agenda, according to Metro Mayor Dan Norris. The intervention from the Metro Mayor comes amid mounting fears the winning candidate will dismantle the UK’s net-zero commitments. Leadership hopefuls Kemi Badenoch and Suella Braverman have bothContinue reading “METRO MAYOR WARNS TORY CANDIDATES: DON’T DITCH NET ZERO”

JOB-READY, LIFE-READY: £710,000 CAREERS EDUCATION BOOST FROM METRO MAYOR

The West of England is “leading when it comes to careers education for young people” and could “teach the rest of the country a thing or two”, according to Metro Mayor Dan Norris. The Metro Mayor made the comments as he addressed the West of England Combined Authority’s annual careers conference attended by over 90Continue reading JOB-READY, LIFE-READY: £710,000 CAREERS EDUCATION BOOST FROM METRO MAYOR

Local artists bring a splash of colour to St Pauls with new murals, thanks to Metro Mayor grant

St Pauls is already one of most vibrant areas of Bristol, but is now an altogether more colourful place thanks to a £10,000 community art project funded by the West of England Combined Authority, led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris. Spray-can in hand, the Metro Mayor put the finishing touches to a 3.6-metre high muralContinue reading “Local artists bring a splash of colour to St Pauls with new murals, thanks to Metro Mayor grant”

Metro Mayor and First launch West of England’s first-ever ‘tap on, tap off’ bus payments

Traveling by bus is about to become easier than ever thanks to Metro Mayor Dan Norris. The Metro Mayor has teamed up with First Bus to launch “Tap On, Tap Off” (TOTO), a simple way for people to pay for their bus travel using their contactless card or device without having to buy a ticketContinue reading “Metro Mayor and First launch West of England’s first-ever ‘tap on, tap off’ bus payments”