Local artists bring a splash of colour to St Pauls with new murals, thanks to Metro Mayor grant

St Pauls is already one of most vibrant areas of Bristol, but is now an altogether more colourful place thanks to a £10,000 community art project funded by the West of England Combined Authority, led by Metro Mayor Dan Norris. Spray-can in hand, the Metro Mayor put the finishing touches to a 3.6-metre high muralContinue reading “Local artists bring a splash of colour to St Pauls with new murals, thanks to Metro Mayor grant”

Metro Mayor and First launch West of England’s first-ever ‘tap on, tap off’ bus payments

Traveling by bus is about to become easier than ever thanks to Metro Mayor Dan Norris. The Metro Mayor has teamed up with First Bus to launch “Tap On, Tap Off” (TOTO), a simple way for people to pay for their bus travel using their contactless card or device without having to buy a ticketContinue reading “Metro Mayor and First launch West of England’s first-ever ‘tap on, tap off’ bus payments”

METRO MAYOR: PAUSE CHANNEL 4 PRIVATISATION DURING TORY LEADERSHIP CONTEST TO PROTECT BRISTOL JOBS

The end of Boris Johnson’s premiership gives Channel 4 and it’s Bristol Creative Hub a “lifeline” against privatisation, according to Metro Mayor Dan Norris, and the sale of the much-loved broadcaster must be shelved while the Conservatives choose a new leader over the coming months. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, led by JohnsonContinue reading “METRO MAYOR: PAUSE CHANNEL 4 PRIVATISATION DURING TORY LEADERSHIP CONTEST TO PROTECT BRISTOL JOBS”

Top in the country: Metro Mayor hails institute boosting West of England tech skills

Metro Mayor Dan Norris marked the third anniversary of the UK’s leading technology institute currently supporting more than 800 West of Englanders gain sought-after tech skills next week. The Metro Mayor spoke at the institute’s birthday celebration event at Bath’s Bailbrook House Hotel on Tuesday at 6pm (Eveleigh Ave, London Road W, Bath BA1 7JD). Since itsContinue reading Top in the country: Metro Mayor hails institute boosting West of England tech skills

Sweet harmonies rung out across Three Ways School in Odd Down as Metro Mayor Dan Norris joined an orchestra with a difference at one of their rehearsals.

Mr Norris celebrated the achievements of the awe-inspiring ‘Three Ways School Open Orchestra’ benefiting from a £3,000 cash injection from the West of England Combined Authority he leads as he joined the young talented Bath musicians practicing for their end of year concert. Local charity Open Up Music is the brainchild behind ‘Open Orchestras’ ensuringContinue reading “Sweet harmonies rung out across Three Ways School in Odd Down as Metro Mayor Dan Norris joined an orchestra with a difference at one of their rehearsals.”