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Trade minister praises West of England’s strength in attracting inward investment

July 24, 2015
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Trade minister praises West of England’s strength in attracting inward investment

The West of England’s ambitions to attract more inward investment and boost its level of exports were highlighted this week with the visit of trade and investment minister Lord Francis Maude. Lord Maude met a cross section of small and medium-sized firms and recent investors in the area along with representatives from engineering giant...

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Innovative community-business connector Neighbourly goes for growth after £1m angel investment

July 24, 2015
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Neighbourly, the innovative Bath-based internet platform that connects community projects with companies wishing to make a difference, has raised more than £1m from angel investors. The funds – its third round of investment – will be used to grow the firm’s engineering team and accelerate its development and international launch. It is also being...

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Shaun the Sheep rounds up Colour Studios’ engineers to help with European Green Capital game

July 24, 2015
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Shaun the Sheep rounds up Colour Studios’ engineers to help with European Green Capital game

Engineers from Radstock-based exhibition and graphics firm Colour Studios have built a cardboard 3D pop-up display to help launch a Shaun the Sheep online sustainability game as part of Bristol’s year as European Green Capital. Colour Studios, which specialises in sustainable events and displays, was recruited by Bristol City Council’s design team to collaborate...

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‘Building excellence’ award for cottages designed by Bath architects Aaron Evans

July 24, 2015
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Bath architecture firm Aaron Evans has won a regional ‘building excellence’ award for a pair of cottages in Newton St Loe – the first family homes to be built in the village since 1949. The design topped the Best Small New Housing Development category in the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) West of England...

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Plea to firms to get behind the Big Bath City Bid and transform club into a community asset

July 23, 2015
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Plea to firms to get behind the Big Bath City Bid and transform club into a community asset

Bath brand agency The House is encouraging other city-based firms to back the campaign to turn Bath City FC into a community-owned club after committing £1,000 to buy shares. Nearly £109,000 of the £750,000 funding target has been raised so far for the Big Bath City Bid, which aims to transform the debt-laden club...

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Two more clients for Bath PR firm Geometry as it continues to build portfolio

July 17, 2015
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Two more clients for Bath PR firm Geometry as it continues to build portfolio

Bath-based PR agency Geometry has secured two new clients to join its increasingly locally focussed client portfolio. Interaction of Bath and Guyers House Hotel follow the addition of Clarks Village, MF Freeman and the Chippenham BID this year to Geometry’s stable. Milsom Street-based InterAction of Bath was founded in 1991 by Dr David Usher...

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Bath to be world-leading centre for using movie-style motion capture technology in health sector

July 17, 2015
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Bath to be world-leading centre for using movie-style motion capture technology in health sector

Motion capture technology pioneered by the visual entertainment industry will be harnessed to help improve prosthetic limbs for amputees and training of elite athletes in a new research centre based at the University of Bath. The studio for the new £5m Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research & Applications (CAMERA) at the...

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The House opens the door to Bath College’s ‘campus of the future’ vision

July 17, 2015
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The House opens the door to Bath College’s ‘campus of the future’ vision

The House, the Bath-based brand agency, has helped Bath College develop a new vision for a ‘campus of the future’. The House staged a strategy workshop, held at the headquarters of organic diary brand Yeo Valley, which brought together Bath College with a range of local businesses and organisations, including marketers, social enterprises, entrepreneurs,...

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Storage group Bott lands prestigious PWC Business of the Year Award

July 10, 2015
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Storage group Bott lands prestigious PWC Business of the Year Award

Bott, the workplace storage equipment firm, and Devon Air Ambulance Trust have won the PWC Business of the Year Awards – the South West’s most coveted business accolades. Bude-based Bott’s CEO Clive Woodward received his trophy for the £30m-plus turnover category from Mark Beard, chief executive of last year's winner, Swindon construction firm Beard....

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The House helps University of Bath look further with its fundraising campaign

July 10, 2015
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The House helps University of Bath look further with its fundraising campaign

Bath-based brand agency The House has developed the overarching concept and design executions for the University of Bath’s £66m fundraising campaign, launched to mark its 50th anniversary. The new concept – Help Us To Look Further – was inspired by the university’s ground-breaking research achievements as well as Bath’s scientific heritage, which includes the...

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