Young people ahead of politicians at Climate Summit

Metro Mayor Dan Norris heard the views of young people at a special climate emergency summit in Bristol. 16-18 year-olds from across the West of England were be joined by engineers and environmentalists from across the region at The Youth Engineering for Environmental Sustainability (YEESS) Summit. During the event they will discuss ways in whichContinue reading “Young people ahead of politicians at Climate Summit”

Santa Special! Back on track in time for a seasonal visitor at Avon Valley Railway

  Metro Mayor Dan Norris helped Bitton-based Avon Valley Railway launch its upcoming season of ‘Santa Special’ train rides.   Volunteers at the charity explained to Mr Norris how they’re getting back on track after the pandemic’s impact, with Trustee Chair Roger Eynon and the Mayor donning Santa hats to promote the festive family steamContinue reading “Santa Special! Back on track in time for a seasonal visitor at Avon Valley Railway”

New report says ‘green skills needed’: Metro Mayor in talks at South Gloucestershire braking firm

Fewer than half of UK manufacturers are confident that current training on offer will help them reach net-zero targets, according to a new report published today.     ‘Unlocking The Skills Needed For A Digital And Green Future’ is written by Make UK, the group championing British manufacturers. They will brief Metro Mayor Dan Norris on theContinue reading “New report says ‘green skills needed’: Metro Mayor in talks at South Gloucestershire braking firm”

Mayor is flying high

Metro Mayor Dan Norris dropped in to meet emergency doctors and paramedics when he visited Great Western Air Ambulance Charity, to launch its status as one of the West of England Combined Authority’s charities of the year. Great Western Air Ambulance Charity provides an air ambulance and critical care car service for people across theContinue reading “Mayor is flying high”