Minute’s Silence for Keyham victims

At 11am today (Monday) Metro Mayor Dan Norris and staff at the West of England Combined Authority which he leads will fall silent for a minute to remember the victims of the shootings in Keyham. The Mayor has also urged West of England people to stop and reflect at 11am wherever they are. Mr NorrisContinue reading “Minute’s Silence for Keyham victims”

Midsomer Norton firm goes green

A Midsomer Norton firm that supplies specialist “green walls” – where plants are grown up or cascaded down the side of buildings – has been awarded a grant so their HQ can go more environmentally friendly too. Metro Mayor Dan Norris who leads the West of England Combined Authority, visited MMA Architectural Systems to seeContinue reading “Midsomer Norton firm goes green”

Redevelopment of old Magistrate’s Court

Local charity Creative Youth Network welcomed West of England Mayor Dan Norris to the site of the derelict Magistrates Courts in central Bristol. The Courts will be developed into a creative enterprise hub for the region, offering diverse and disadvantaged young people the chance to gain the skills, contacts and experience they need to getContinue reading “Redevelopment of old Magistrate’s Court”

Labour’s rural review stops off on S Glos

The Shadow Environment Secretary Luke Pollard MP was in Gloucestershire to listen to local residents as part of Labour’s Rural England Policy Review. Alongside Metro Mayor Dan Norris, the MP met local people at Poplar Farm in Latteridge, Iron Acton. At the dairy farm, they discussed how rural communities have been impacted by the coronavirusContinue reading “Labour’s rural review stops off on S Glos”

Bee-ware the honey fraudsters

The Shadow Environment Secretary Luke Pollard swarmed to the defence of North East Somerset’s hardworking beekeepers on a visit to Radstock. Luke Pollard MP is the guest of West of England Metro Mayor (and bee fan) Dan Norris. The Labour duo met beekeeper Dave Roberts at his hives and sample some tasty Somerset honey. SadlyContinue reading “Bee-ware the honey fraudsters”