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”

Bristol Pupil shows racism the red card

A talented Bristol student has won a prize in a national anti-racism football competition. In a week that saw England’s footballing heroes in a major final, but also shocking abuse of black players, Metro Mayor Dan Norris will visit Bristol Brunel Academy (this Thursday 15th of July at 10am) with the goal of presenting GeorgiaContinue reading “Bristol Pupil shows racism the red card”

Mayor praises The Week In as bus service saved

The No 17 bus service which local people feared would be scrapped at the end of August has been saved. The bus route is operated partly by bus company First on a commercial basis and subsidised by the West of England Combined Authority, led since May by newly elected Labour Metro Mayor Dan Norris. MayorContinue reading “Mayor praises The Week In as bus service saved”

The Show Must Go On

Metro Mayor Dan Norris is promising more help for creative freelancers with the launch of a new support program to help them recover from the impact of Covid-19. The Creative Sector Growth Programme aims to support recovery by working with creative businesses and freelancers to help them improve their business’s resilience. It will offer support including: – £3,000 of professional expertise (mentoring, coachingContinue reading “The Show Must Go On”