Bristol bakery rises to the occasion with new bread prover

An award-winning artisan Bristol Bakery is the proud owner of a brand new computerised baking machine thanks to a grant from the West of England Combined Authority led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris The Mayor visited The Assembly Bakery, to see the “prover–retarder” machine in action. Head baker Matthew Rimmer showed the Mayor the state-of-the-artContinue reading “Bristol bakery rises to the occasion with new bread prover”

Optimism won’t pay the bills

Following the Chancellor’s Budget today West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris said: “I welcome the formal announcement of half a billion pounds for local transport. This is money only available to Metro Mayors and was secured because of our strategic bid. We will spend it predominantly on buses as the quickest way to beginContinue reading “Optimism won’t pay the bills”

Emergency timetable for Bath buses

Commenting on the news that First are introducing an emergency timetable in Bath from 31 October 2021 Metro Mayor Dan Norris said: “This problem has been brewing for some time. But as the industry warned about driver shortages this increasingly incompetent and inept government failed to plan. Then in a panic about empty supermarket shelvesContinue reading “Emergency timetable for Bath buses”

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”