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”

Mayor strolls down Staple Hill High Street

People in Staple Hill met Metro Mayor Dan Norris as he checked out the views of traders looking to boost business after the pandemic’s severe impact. The Metro Mayor was invited by Cllr Ian Boulton, who chairs The Staple Hill Partnership, to hear thoughts about how more people can be encouraged to use the localContinue reading “Mayor strolls down Staple Hill High Street”

Metro Mayor calls into Body Shop and calls on government for plan to phase out animal experiments

West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris called in to Bath’s branch of The Body Shop – pioneers in championing cruelty-free products – to join calls on the government for a clear action plan to phase-out UK animal experiments. The Labour Metro Mayor is asking West of England people who oppose animal cruelty to sign aContinue reading “Metro Mayor calls into Body Shop and calls on government for plan to phase out animal experiments”

Support for people working in adult social care

People who work in adult social care will be able to get more professional support with the launch of a new scheme funded by The West of England Combined Authority led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris. The focus of the Adult Social Care Workforce Resilience Programme will include:• ensuring excellent training opportunities• providing mental healthContinue reading “Support for people working in adult social care”

Bus passengers face disruption due to driver shortage

A driver shortage means local passengers are being left bus-less. There are cancellations and reduced services again today including on the Number 10 serving Stoke Gifford and Thornbury, the 462 in Emersons Green, and 12 and 3X in Bristol. Metro Mayor Dan Norris said: “A lack of strategic planning over the last decade means weContinue reading “Bus passengers face disruption due to driver shortage”