Banksy’s of Tomorrow: Yate students showcase talent in heritage centre art exhibition

Metro Mayor Dan Norris is encouraging visitors to take a look at local children’s artwork being showcased at Yate and District Heritage Centre (Church Lane, Yate, Bristol BS37 5BG), this Children’s Art Week. The exhibition featuring work from 27 Yate students from Yate Academy can be seen at the Victorian stables-turned-heritage until Wednesday 6 July. WithContinue reading “Banksy’s of Tomorrow: Yate students showcase talent in heritage centre art exhibition”

Reawakening the summer: Metro Mayor gets ‘Wake The Tiger’ preview ahead of July opening

A new tourist attraction is coming to St Phillips next month from the creative team behind the popular Boomtown festival, and it might just be the perfect place to explore with children in tow this summer, according to Metro Mayor Dan Norris, who got an exclusive preview. Dubbed a ‘fantastical experience’ blurring the lines betweenContinue reading “Reawakening the summer: Metro Mayor gets ‘Wake The Tiger’ preview ahead of July opening”

Pride of the West: Metro Mayor hails budding young engineers at awards ceremony

The winners of a competition inspiring the next generation of the South West’s top engineers has been announced. The “Leaders Awards” backed by the West of England Combined Authority, led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris, took place at the University of the West of England last Friday. Over a thousand pupils, aged between 4 and 18,Continue reading Pride of the West: Metro Mayor hails budding young engineers at awards ceremony

Bristol garden cultivating wellbeing, thanks to Metro Mayor grant

This World WellBeing Week, Metro Mayor Dan Norris visited a much-loved community garden that is making a real difference thanks to a grant from the West of England Combined Authority, led by the Mayor. On his visit to Redcatch Community Garden, Mr Norris saw how the £7,500 cash injection is being used to fund trainingContinue reading “Bristol garden cultivating wellbeing, thanks to Metro Mayor grant”

The big picture: Metro Mayor and his dog first to visit new outdoor photography gallery

It was take your dog to work day and so First Dog of the West of England Angel officially opened a new outdoor photography gallery. The brand-new open-air space from Bristol’s Royal Photographic Society and Martin Parr Foundation has been fully funded by the West of England Combined Authority led by Angel’s owner Metro MayorContinue reading “The big picture: Metro Mayor and his dog first to visit new outdoor photography gallery”