NO MORE COP OUTS ON NATIONAL AIRPORT STRATEGY – METRO MAYOR ADDRESSES STOP BRISTOL AIRPORT EXPANSION RALLY

Metro Mayor Dan Norris addressed residents campaigning against the expansion of Bristol Airport as the High Court challenge to the decision to allow the airport to expand gets under way. In his speech, the Metro Mayor urged the Government to set out a “national airport policy with the environment centre stage” during the COP27 talksContinue reading “NO MORE COP OUTS ON NATIONAL AIRPORT STRATEGY – METRO MAYOR ADDRESSES STOP BRISTOL AIRPORT EXPANSION RALLY”

GOVERNMENT U-TURN WOULD BE BEST BIRTHDAY PRESENT FOR CHANNEL 4, SAYS METRO MAYOR

Channel 4 privatisation being dropped from the Government’s Media Bill will be “the best birthday present for the 40-year-old Channel”, said Metro Mayor Dan Norris. Number 10 has signalled that proposed sale championed by both Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak during the Tory leadership contest in the summer could be quietly dropped. “That’s a U-turnContinue reading “GOVERNMENT U-TURN WOULD BE BEST BIRTHDAY PRESENT FOR CHANNEL 4, SAYS METRO MAYOR”

A dose of nature: thanks to £49,000 Metro Mayor grant

It’s official – gardening is great for mental health. Anyone who looks after their own garden or allotment could have told you that, but now Metro Mayor Dan Norris found out first-hand just how true this is when he saw how one much-loved community garden is making a real difference thanks to a grant fromContinue reading “A dose of nature: thanks to £49,000 Metro Mayor grant”

Bang Out of Order

A Bristol Animal Charity and well-known animal lover Metro Mayor Dan Norris are joining forces to call on all residents to be mindful of the needs of animals as Bonfire Night approaches. Speaking from Bristol Animal Rescue Centre (Bristol ARC) the Mayor highlighted heart-breaking research about how many animals suffer at this time of year.Continue reading “Bang Out of Order”

“They really are saving patients’ lives – here in Bristol and around the world”: Metro Mayor visits one of Bristol’s biggest exporting successes for International Trade Week

Metro Mayor Dan Norris marked International Trade Week with a visit to one of Bristol and the world’s biggest and best medical manufacturers helping transform the NHS and healthcare and emergency services worldwide for the better. Limbs & Things, the multi-million pound, 200-strong firm exports its first-rate medical simulation products to more than 40 countriesContinue reading ““They really are saving patients’ lives – here in Bristol and around the world”: Metro Mayor visits one of Bristol’s biggest exporting successes for International Trade Week”