Responding to ‘Code Red’ – new chance for residents to save money and the planet

As the UN calls for ‘immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions’, residents across the West of England will get their chance to save money on their energy bills, and play their part in cutting carbon emissions. It is all thanks to a new scheme being launched by the West of England CombinedContinue reading “Responding to ‘Code Red’ – new chance for residents to save money and the planet”

West of England Metro Mayor to appear on Any Questions

Metro Mayor Dan Norris will become the first West of England Metro Mayor to appear on Radio 4’s Any Questions this Friday 27 August. The Labour Mayor will appear on the long running show which has been a fixture in the schedules since 1948. The radio show is hosted by Chris Mason and will featureContinue reading “West of England Metro Mayor to appear on Any Questions”

Mayor Praise For Animal-Tastic Thornbury Family Fun

West of England Metro Mayor and animal lover Dan Norris popped into a Thornbury shop and cafe that is going the extra mile for local families during the summer holidays by holding a free animal themed activity day for children.   The mayor met Tabi and Garry Marsh, the owners of Papilio, who introduced himContinue reading “Mayor Praise For Animal-Tastic Thornbury Family Fun”

Mayor makes bee-line to Bristol farm

West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris sampled the first jar of honey to be produced by Bristol’s last working farm. The Metro Mayor, who has pledged to make the West of England the bee and pollinator capital of the UK, went to Yew Tree Farm, Bedminster Down, to meet farmer Catherine Withers. Her familyContinue reading “Mayor makes bee-line to Bristol farm”

Season ticket costs for trains now doubled under the Tories

West of England commuters face an unwelcome price hike as season ticket fares are set to rocket by biggest increase in a decade, next year. Passengers on average were hit with a 2.6 per cent increase on the cost of train travel from March 1 2021. But new Retail Price Index (RPI) figures released todayContinue reading “Season ticket costs for trains now doubled under the Tories”