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University and council team up in Our Shared Future project to tackle major challenges faced by city

January 17, 2020
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Creating a decarbonisation task force to help Bath address the climate crisis, exploring new ways of using the 8,000 vaults under the city, and establishing partnerships between the main public sector bodies were among the ideas discussed at the launch of a major new initiative. Called Our Shared Future, it brings together the University...

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Royds Withy King strengthens its residential property team with new appointment

January 14, 2020
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Royds Withy King strengthens its residential property team with new appointment

Bath-headquartered regional law firm Royds Withy King has appointed conveyancing executive Tim Bunting to its residential property and private wealth team in the city. Tim, pictured, brings with him nine years’ experience in the residential property sector.  He has joined from the Bath office of rival Thrings, where he spent just over four-and-a-half years...

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CBI calls for government to appoint Minister for the South West to rival success of Northern Powerhouse

January 13, 2020
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CBI calls for government to appoint Minister for the South West to rival success of Northern Powerhouse

The South West needs its own government minister to champion the case for more funding and spur its economic growth, the CBI’s director general said on a visit to the region. Such a move – along with more autonomy for the West of England’s Metro Mayor over government funding – would ‘power up’ the...

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Business and cultural ties to be celebrated at West of England’s Chinese New Year banquet

January 8, 2020
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Leading figures from the West of England’s business community will gather next month for the region’s annual banquet to mark the Chinese New Year. Organised by the Bristol and West of England China Bureau, the high-profile event not only celebrates the most important date in the Chinese calendar but acts as a showcase for...

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Road trips to and from Bristol Airport now being offset in drive to be carbon neutral by 2025

January 8, 2020
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Road trips to and from Bristol Airport now being offset in drive to be carbon neutral by 2025

Bristol Airport has become the first in Europe to offset all road journeys made by its passengers. The carbon offsetting scheme, which came into effect on New Year’s Day and covers trips to and from the airport, forms part of its ‘carbon roadmap’ published last year. Offsets will be bought retrospectively based on an...

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Scheme to offer rare chance for flexible business space in city centre

January 3, 2020
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Scheme to offer rare chance for flexible business space in city centre

A new commercial development in central Bath will offer a unique opportunity for businesses looking for a prime city centre location when it opens next month. The unit, pictured, on John Street between Queen Square and Milsom Street is being developed by city-based firm Longacre. It is currently under construction and due for completion...

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New high-capacity fibre network helps office building become magnet for tech firms

January 3, 2020
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New high-capacity fibre network helps office building become magnet for tech firms

The owner of a former council office block-turned-tech hub has invested in the latest fibre infrastructure as the building nears full occupancy. Bewley House in Chippenham, pictured, has become a key part of North Wiltshire’s burgeoning tech sector, attracting tenants such as Canadian software company Descartes Systems Group, global technology giant Siemens and international...

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Bath City FC ground redevelopment will kick off Twerton’s much-needed regeneration, club says

December 20, 2019
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Bath City FC ground redevelopment will kick off Twerton’s much-needed regeneration, club says

Bath City FC has stressed the community benefits of the regeneration scheme for its ground at Twerton ahead of the plans going before councillors early next year. The club not only says the decision is crucial to its long-term future at Twerton Park, where it has played since 1932, but for the community in...

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BuroHappold uses walls of its Bath HQ to shed light on its engineering prowess

December 20, 2019
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BuroHappold uses walls of its Bath HQ to shed light on its engineering prowess

International engineering practice BuroHappold’s Bath head office has celebrated the arrival of the festive season with a five-storey animation projected onto the side of the building.   Following the huge success of last year, when the windows of its Lower Bristol Road HQ were used to turn it into a giant Advent calendar, partner and...

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Rebrand for Bath landscape architects harnesses city’s creative edge

December 19, 2019
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Rebrand for Bath landscape architects harnesses city’s creative edge

Bath-based landscape architect Grant Associates has rebranded with a new website which aims to express the creative, collaborative and pioneering approach of the award-winning practice. The firm also said the new look – which was designed entirely by Bath creative agencies – reflects its renewed mission to respond to the climate and biodiversity emergency...

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