North Somerset offers a great place to live and work and is ideally located at the gateway to the South West of England. Bordering Bristol to the east, and forming part of the Bristol Bath 'The Best of City Region' the area benefits from excellent transport links to the rest of the country. A highly skilled workforce and plenty of development opportunities (including at Junction 21 Enterprise Area), make North Somerset an ideal place to invest in. The Economic Development Service provides advice and support to new and existing businesses, as well as promoting the latest business news and business case studies from across the area.
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Butcombe, the West Country’s fastest growing brewery, originally launched in 1978 and the current owners – Guy and Becky Newell – took over ownership ten years ago. During that time, Butcombe has grown from six to nineteen freehold pubs and volume sales of its core beer brands have doubled. Its flagship beer, Butcombe Bitter, has become the most consumed pint in the West Country.
Britain’s fastest-growing airline bmi regional has responded to customer demand and boosted two core routes from Bristol Airport ahead of its summer schedule launch at the end of March 2015. The additional 7,000 seats from Bristol to Frankfurt and Munich will enable three daily departures to Frankfurt from 2 February and two daily departures to Munich three days a week from 3 February.