‘Cutting edge 5G tech puts West of England on the map’

The Bristol-based National Composites Centre today opens its doors for the first time to organisations and companies that want to test out new ways to use 5G in the manufacturing sector.   Giving the keynote speech at an event attended by 60 industry leaders, West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris hailed the launch ofContinue reading “‘Cutting edge 5G tech puts West of England on the map’”

Ho ho ho – it’s go, go, go for Farrington’s Christmas tree shop.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in North East Somerset. Metro Mayor Dan Norris has cut the tinsel to officially open Farrington’s hanging Christmas tree forest. Tish and Andy Jeffery and their daughter Erin from Farrington’s promise a huge selection of trees this year including Nordmann Fir, Norway Spruce, Noble Fir and FraserContinue reading “Ho ho ho – it’s go, go, go for Farrington’s Christmas tree shop.”

Lighting up Midsomer Norton

Metro Mayor Dan Norris was in Midsomer Norton to flick the switch to turn on the Christmas lights. The Town Council had done a fantastic job inviting Santa and handing out tasty mince pies. Dan Norris said: “It was a pleasure to listen to the musicians, and I loved the snow machine! Now let’s supportContinue reading “Lighting up Midsomer Norton”

Award-winning independent coffee business gets espresso visit from Metro Mayor

A Bristol-based independent coffee business perked up the Metro Mayor this week as he payed them an espresso visit. Truestart Coffee, based in Bristol and Warmley, have been trading for 5 years and was founded by couple Helena and Simon Hills. As keen triathlon competitors, Truestart was initially founded as a sports drink company. HoweverContinue reading “Award-winning independent coffee business gets espresso visit from Metro Mayor”