ECONOMY SHRINKS AGAIN AS RECESSION LOOMS – AUSTERITY 2.0 NOT THE ANSWER, SAYS METRO MAYOR

The Tories are taking the West of England to the brink of recession as a result of the party’s “disastrous economic policies” of the last 12 years, warns Metro Mayor Dan Norris. The UK economy shrunk by 0.2% in the three months to September, new figures reveal, as experts warn the country is heading forContinue reading “ECONOMY SHRINKS AGAIN AS RECESSION LOOMS – AUSTERITY 2.0 NOT THE ANSWER, SAYS METRO MAYOR”

Poppies to Paddington: Metro Mayor boards memorial train with message from West of England

Poppy wreaths from people across the West of England were transported on a special memorial train to mark Remembrance Day today (Friday 11 November). Metro Mayor Dan Norris was aboard the train leaving Bristol Parkway station at 9.16am and carried a wreath bearing the message: “We will never forget the sacrifice of those from theContinue reading “Poppies to Paddington: Metro Mayor boards memorial train with message from West of England”

TIME TO SCOOT: URGES METRO MAYOR AS “LIFELINE” YATE SCHEME BACKED

A scheme that provides mobility scooters and wheelchairs in Yate Shopping Centre is getting the word out about the vital help it provides to so many South Glos residents to lead independent lives thanks to the West of England Combined Authority, led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris. As well as producing a brand-new poster forContinue reading “TIME TO SCOOT: URGES METRO MAYOR AS “LIFELINE” YATE SCHEME BACKED”

Mini Bee Buddies! Bradley Stoke school buzzing after Mayor bee award win

Pupils at Wheatfield Primary School in the heart of Bradley Stoke are buzzing after scooping one of the top prizes in the West of England Bee Bold Awards organised by Metro Mayor Dan Norris. The Mayor presented the West of England Bee Bold Award 2022. The mini bee buddies beat off stiff competition to winContinue reading “Mini Bee Buddies! Bradley Stoke school buzzing after Mayor bee award win”

Let’s get sustainable! Skills Bootcamp to help West of England companies go green launched by Metro Mayor

Eco-minded West of England workers – from the food sector to construction and everything in between- will receive expert advice on how to reduce their companies’ carbon footprint, thanks to a brand-new Skills Bootcamp launched by Metro Mayor Dan Norris. The Skills Bootcamp in sustainability is a completely free nine-week course to help budding businessContinue reading “Let’s get sustainable! Skills Bootcamp to help West of England companies go green launched by Metro Mayor”