International firm EnerMech to create 100 jobs in West of England

International firm EnerMech to create 100 jobs in West of England 14 February 2019

International mechanical and electrical services specialist EnerMech will bring 100 jobs to the West of England over the next three years.The Aberdeen-based mechanical and electrical firm will target the nuclear, industrial processing, refining, petrochemical, aviation, defence, transport and infrastructure sectors to create the new roles as it diversifies from its energy industry roots. The West of England Combined Authority’s inward investment arm, Invest Bristol & Bath in partnership with North Somerset Council, has supported EnerMech’s successful investment into the region, including setting up an initial base in Portishead. More »

Passenger numbers at the South West’s major airport exceed 8.6 million

Passenger numbers at the South West’s major airport exceed 8.6 million 28 January 2019

More than 8.6 million passengers used Bristol Airport in 2018.* The record annual passenger number represents a 6.2 per cent increase year on year, equating to over 400,000 additional passengers, and a ninth consecutive year of growth for England’s third largest regional airport. More »

Development Plans to deliver next chapter in Bristol Airports success story

 Development Plans to deliver next chapter in Bristol Airports success story 20 December 2018

Bristol Airport has submitted a planning application to North Somerset Council seeking permission to increase capacity to handle up to 12 million passengers a year by the mid-2020s. More »

Serving up new food and drink centre

Serving up new food and drink centre 07 December 2018

Work on a food and drink innovation centre, The Food WorksSW, the only one of its kind in the South West, has started near the motorway junction in Weston-super-Mare. A ground-breaking ceremony took place yesterday (Wednesday 5 December) to mark the start of work on site. More »