Thatchers Cider makes its debut at the world’s premier three-day-event, the Badminton Horse Trials

Thatchers Cider makes its debut at the world’s premier three-day-event, the Badminton Horse Trials 20 March 2019

Thatchers Cider is to make its debut at the world’s premier three-day-event, Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. The Somerset cidermaker will be serving its Gold and Haze ciders on draught across all bars at Badminton Horse Trials. Visitors will also be able to enjoy Thatchers recently launched sweet cider, Thatchers Rosé More »

North Somerset business input needed to help shape the future of West of England

North Somerset business input needed to help shape the future of West of England 27 February 2019

The West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership have published an evidence base on which the region’s Local Industrial Strategy will be built. The Local Industrial Strategy will set out how the region can achieve its ambition for clean economic growth that benefits every resident. North Somerset businesses are strongly encouraged to submit their feedback on the evidence base and key considerations. More »

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 »