COST OF LIVING: TORY MPS TO VOTE DOWN WINDFALL TAX – METRO MAYOR COMMENTS

Tory MPs will be ordered to vote against a windfall tax on oil and gas companies tomorrow (Tuesday 17 May) to help families struggling with the rising cost of living, with Metro Mayor Dan Norris accusing the Government of being in “utter chaos” over whether to back the proposal. A debate on last week’s Queen’sContinue reading “COST OF LIVING: TORY MPS TO VOTE DOWN WINDFALL TAX – METRO MAYOR COMMENTS”

Bee Bold Day: Metro Mayor launches Bee Bold Awards

An awards scheme to showcase the very best “bee buddies” in the West of England was launched by Metro Mayor Dan Norris at Bradley Stoke-based Natracare. From shops to schools, farms to factories, in offices and warehouses, all pollinator-loving organisations across the West of England are encouraged to take part in the regions “Bee BoldContinue reading “Bee Bold Day: Metro Mayor launches Bee Bold Awards”

Bee Bold Day: Metro Mayor buzzing over Bees-niss wildflower area

Metro Mayor Dan Norris made a bee-line to an Avonmouth-based recycling and renewable energy company to see a wildflower meadow celebrating its first birthday next week. The Metro Mayor toured Avonmouth’s GENeco when launching his Bee Bold Awards. The Mayor saw the site’s new blooming wildflower meadows to see the majestic flowers there. He learntContinue reading “Bee Bold Day: Metro Mayor buzzing over Bees-niss wildflower area”

Bee Bold Day: The Bees are back in town

Beehive Yard will once again live up to its name as buzzing pollinators return there after what is believed to be over a century’s absence. Bath-based Agency UK’s officially revealed two brand-new beehives with the help of local beekeeper Martin Knight and West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris. Beehive Yard got its name inContinue reading “Bee Bold Day: The Bees are back in town”

NATURE LOSS: ENVIRONMENT WATCHDOG REPORT SHOWS GOVERNMENT DRAGGING FEET ON CLIMATE CRISIS, SAYS METRO MAYOR

A report from an independent watchdog warning of looming environmental ‘tipping points’ in the UK shows the Government is “long on talk, completely lacking in action” in tackling nature and environmental decline, according to Metro Mayor Dan Norris. The first report from the Office for Environmental Protection, set up in 2021 to hold the GovernmentContinue reading “NATURE LOSS: ENVIRONMENT WATCHDOG REPORT SHOWS GOVERNMENT DRAGGING FEET ON CLIMATE CRISIS, SAYS METRO MAYOR”