One in five local pupils in class sizes over 30

The number of Bath and North East Somerset pupils in class sizes of over 30 has soared to one in five pupils.  There are now 1592 more pupils in over-large classes than in 2010.  To tackle these inequalities, Labour has launched a new ‘Bright Future Taskforce’ to deliver a long-term strategy for children’s recovery and ensure everyContinue reading “One in five local pupils in class sizes over 30”

Dan’s dog leads paws-itive dog theft awareness day zoom call

Dan Norris’ Cocker Spaniel Angel (and the Metro Mayor candidate himself) are backing Dog Theft Awareness day as figures show not only a large rise in demand for canine companionship during Covid lockdown but also an increase in the reporting of missing pets. They are not letting sleeping dogs lie and hosted a special ‘DogsContinue reading “Dan’s dog leads paws-itive dog theft awareness day zoom call”

Dan Norris welcomes Labour Leader to meet Filton key worker heroes

Labour Metro Mayor candidate Dan Norris welcomed Labour leader Keir Starmer to the South West Ambulance Trust’s base in Filton. The Labour duo met paramedics and other ambulance staff stationed there and heard about their tireless work throughout the pandemic. But Metro Mayor candidate Dan Norris said that he was “very sad” to hear thatContinue reading “Dan Norris welcomes Labour Leader to meet Filton key worker heroes”

Time for Chew Valley to get connected

Data reveals that nearly one in twenty people across the Chew Valley, Bishop Sutton & East Harptree are unable to receive decent broadband. In contrast across England as a whole 99.4% of homes and businesses meet the Universal Service Obligation –  able to receive 10 Mbps download speed or 1 Mbps upload speed, which Ofcom regardsContinue reading “Time for Chew Valley to get connected”