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Plea to Bath firms to back mental health groups as new report highlights scale of problem

October 6, 2017
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Plea to Bath firms to back mental health groups as new report highlights scale of problem

Bath businesses that care about their city are being urged to step up their philanthropy and offer support for organisations that prevent local people suffering mental health crises.  The plea comes from the Quartet Community Foundation, the independent charity that works across the West of England to support local philanthropists in their charitable giving. ...

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South West Fairtrade Business Awards deadline extended

February 9, 2017
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South West Fairtrade Business Awards deadline extended

Bath’s ethical firms have until today, Friday, to enter the South West Fairtrade Business Awards following an extension of the deadline. The coveted awards, now in their fifth year, are open to all organisations in the region that use Fairtrade products and prioritise fair trade practices within their business. They are free to enter...

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Local green projects secure Earth Champion award for Bath architects Grant Associates

July 1, 2015
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Local green projects secure Earth Champion award for Bath architects Grant Associates

Bath-based landscape architecture firm Grant Associates has been recognised as an ‘Earth Champion’ for its contribution to protecting the planet’s environment. The firm has received an Outstanding Earth Champions Award in the built environment category by Earth Champions Quest, which was created by the United Nations to champion the local sustainability efforts. The organisation’s...

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Up, up and away today for Business Showcase South West 2015

May 14, 2015
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Up, up and away today for Business Showcase South West 2015

Bath firms are today making their way to the South West’s biggest free business event gets underway today with organisers saying it looks set to be a flyaway success. Up to 3,000 delegates are expected to attend the Business Showcase South West 2015, which returns to returns to Bristol’s Colston Hall today and tomorrow....

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Green light for showpiece VW dealership designed by Bath architects Stubbs Rich

May 22, 2014
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Green light for showpiece VW dealership designed by Bath architects Stubbs Rich

Bath-based architects Stubbs Rich’s plans for a 35,000 sq ft Volkswagen dealership in Exeter have been given the go ahead. The showroom will be the first building to be constructed on the city’s Matford Green Business Park and will include a 22-car showroom and a 15-bay workshop, plus a large used car display area,...

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Good Week Bad Week

August 16, 2011
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Good week for  . . . the founders of Bath microchip firm Picochip. They sold the 11-year-old firm for a cool £34m. Bad week for  . . . most retailers, including Tesco, which suffered a sales slump at Christmas.

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