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Welcome to North Somerset. Whether your business is already based here or you are looking to invest, this site offers useful information on business support, the local economy and life in this great area, strategically located at the gateway to the South West of England and part of the highly successful Bristol and Bath 'City Region'.

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Our role is to support the development of North Somerset as a significant business location.  By delivering projects and programmes which stimulate growth, investment and higher productivity, we aim to transform the economic fortunes of our businesses and secure improved living standards for our residents.

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Trigger, the company behind the world’s first flying puppet – a dragon that will fly from the clifftops of Plymouth this summer (see Read More) – have been successful in being selected to develop their ground-breaking project into full production for next year’s Festival UK* 2022.  Trigger are one of 30 teams that brought together creatives from across STEAM; scientists, technologists, engineers, artists and mathematicians; from across the UK to work in new creative partnerships.  They were invited to come up with ideas for large-scale public engagement projects designed to reach millions globally that were to take place at locations in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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Independent Economic Review 2 Launch Event, 28 September 2021

16th September, 2021

Working with partners across academia, industry and government, the Western Gateway Partnership is driving forward a programme that builds on the distinctive assets, sectors, and strengths of Western England and ...

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