The Conservatives.

New ‘Enterprise Areas’ to drive jobs growth

Conservative councillors have welcomed the formal designation of three flagship ‘Enterprise Areas’ at Filton, Emersons Green and Severnside in South Gloucestershire. At the first meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee earlier this week, councillors voted to create Enterprise Areas to drive sustainable economic growth locally in line with the council’s future development vision set out in its ‘Core Strategy’.

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The Bristol and Bath Science Park at Emersons Green, Bristol.

Science Park named South West’s “best commercial workplace”

The Bristol & Bath Science Park at Emersons Green has been named the South West’s Best Commercial Workplace at the British Council for Offices (BCO) regional awards ceremony held last week (Thursday 10th May 2012). The award was presented by Garry Richardson, sports anchor on Radio 4’s Today Programme, in front of 300 property professionals including the region’s architects, developers,

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Bristol and Bath Science Park (SPark)

Businesses snap up space at science park

Science and hi-tech businesses have been locating at the Bristol & Bath Science Park much faster than predicted, with three quarters of the available desks snapped up in less than six months. Fourteen different businesses and organisations, such as research-led early stage companies and businesses offering sector-specific support are now occupying 78 of the first 103 desks on the ground

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Vince Cable opens the National Composites Centre, Bristol

Vince Cable opens the National Composites Centre at Emersons Green

Government Minister Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, officially opened the £25m National Composites Centre (NCC) in Emersons Green earlier today (Thursday 24th November). The NCC is a new 8,500 sqm state-of-the-art building that brings together dynamic companies and enterprising academics to develop new technologies for the design and rapid manufacture

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Bristol and Bath Science Park officially opened for business

South Gloucestershire Council has welcomed the launch of SPark, the Bristol and Bath Science Park, following its official opening by the Rt Hon David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, on Monday 26th September. The 59-acre site in Emersons Green is set to become a new powerhouse for research and development in the region creating an anticipated 6,000 highly-skilled jobs.

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South Glos Post.

Labour presses for answers on Filton Airfield

The agenda of an upcoming meeting of South Gloucestershire Council shows that Labour is continuing to press for answers to the key questions on the future of Filton Airfield, after its owners, BAE Systems, announced that they would close it. Following a public meeting organised by the Labour-run Filton Town Council last Friday attended by around 100 residents, local councillor

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