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Access West: Travel Awards 2019

The West of England Access West team are once again organising the Sustainable Travel Awards and it would be great if you could promote it to your contacts through the InSouthGlos newsletter.   The Travelwest Sustainable Travel Awards are taking place at Weston Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare on the 28th November. If you are a  Continue Reading » ...

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Network Rail Summer Work 2019

This is the biggest investment in the Great Western railway since Brunel built it more than 175 years ago. Modernising the route will improve the experience of everyone who uses it and stimulate economic growth in the South West and beyond. Severn Beach line work summer 2019 We are renewing some of the track on  Continue Reading » ...

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Bloodhound to begin testing in South Africa

The Bristol-headquartered company behind the Bloodhound land speed record attempt is set to begin testing in South Africa later in the autumn following its acquisition out of administration at the end of last year. Ian Warhurst, the former managing director of manufacturer Melett, acquired the business and assets of Bloodhound Programme Ltd from administrators FRP  Continue Reading » ...

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Draft Employment and Skills Plan

Across the West of England we have an ambition to drive clean and inclusive growth. We want to ensure people can contribute to and benefit from the opportunities growth brings; and we are focused on helping grow our economy in ways that protect the climate and environment upon which we and future generations depend. The  Continue Reading » ...

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Transport Secretary supports major project to improve rail services across the West of England

The Secretary of State for Transport visited Bristol Temple Meads railway station today (Thursday 27 June) to support plans to transform the region’s railways with more frequent services, new train stations and better rail connections across the West of England. Chris Grayling MP, met with West of England Mayor Tim Bowles and Mark Langman, Network  Continue Reading » ...

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Energiser: Your Local Business Accelerator taster in Bristol

Tuesday 30 July 2019, 10:00 – 12:00, West of England Growth Hub Office, 3 Rivergate, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6ER Join us for a free, informative taster session in Bristol to hear about a new initiative by Enterprise Nation that will support businesses around the UK that have real ambition for growth. Learn all about  Continue Reading » ...

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Engage! Level Two and Three – Body

Wednesday 24th July | 10am-12pm | Bristol and Bath Science Park, Dirac Crescent, Emersons Green, BS16 7FR If you are looking for more success, balanced with more energy, a better mind-set and a clear vision then this is the workshop for you. If you are looking for improved physical health and energy levels this is  Continue Reading » ...

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Low Carbon Challenge Fund

The West of England Low Carbon Challenge Fund will run over the next three years and will open to eligible applicants across Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Applications for West of England Green Business Grants will be open in July, with between £1,000-£15,000 cashback available for: improvements to the  Continue Reading » ...

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Bristol Parkway Metrobus expansion to get £56m boost

Some £56m in funding has been put in place to expand Bristol’s Metrobus network. The Cribbs-Patchway route will link the city’s Parkway railway station to the shopping centre at Cribbs Causeway. It will also take in the former Filton airfield site, where 2,500 homes are due to be built. A railway bridge will also be  Continue Reading » ...

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Introduction to Social Media Workshop

Thursday 11th July 2019, 09:30-12:30, Bristol and Bath Science Park, Dirac Crescent, Emersons Green, BS16 7FR Introduction to Social Media for Business Owners, delivered on behalf of South Gloucestershire Council. Who should attend? This workshop is for business owners and their employees who want to understand how to best use social media for business. Attendees  Continue Reading » ...

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Locate to Emersons Green

Locate to Emersons Green

An excellent new enterprise area that provides the environment, space, flexibility and support for science, research and innovation businesses to locate, flourish, grow.

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Locate to Filton

Locate to Filton

A world-class area rich in aerospace technology, manufacturing and engineering. Thanks to unlocked development land, invest in your business on a reputation of excellence.

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Locate to Avonmouth Severnside

Locate to Avonmouth Severnside

With a strategic location and immense development area, Avonmouth Severnside is a prime location for businesses thinking big and operating nationally or internationally.

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