Red hot mayor has cool plan

As the West of England swelters, Metro Mayor Dan Norris has called for a maximum workplace temperature of 30C to be set by employers. He also wants local companies to put measures in place for workers who are at home, without access to things like air conditioning. When temperatures plunge, workers have a right toContinue reading “Red hot mayor has cool plan”

We don’t like to be beside the seaside

As the West of England swelters in the hot summer many residents minds might be turning to a trip to the beach. However those wishing to travel from Bristol to Weston Super Mare by train may be disappointed. Great Western Railways are making reductions to the regional train service, cutting the rail link to theContinue reading “We don’t like to be beside the seaside”

Super Mario’s a cut above the rest

It is shear delight for a Hengrove barber who has been crowned the best in the UK in a nationwide competition. Metro Mayor Dan Norris popped in for a trim and to offer his congratulations. Mario Marotta has won the best barber competition run by the Barber Magazine and King C. Gillette and voted forContinue reading “Super Mario’s a cut above the rest”

Mayor wants to Electrify Skills

Metro Mayor Dan Norris has met apprentices learning how to service the electric vehicles of the future. They discussed how training was the solution to remove roadblocks to the plan to end the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2030. This is a vital part of the West of England’s ambitious plan for netContinue reading “Mayor wants to Electrify Skills”

Metro mayor no dummy at Weston College

Metro Mayor Dan Norris met health and construction students at Weston College at the official national Launch of the UK’s twelve Institutes of Technologies. Weston College is the lead college for the West of England Institute of Technology in partnership with UWE, and local employers including Airbus, the NHS and the National Composites Centre. MayorContinue reading “Metro mayor no dummy at Weston College”