Department of Communities and Local Government announced today the successful partnerships across the country to become Coastal Communities Teams. This includes the SevernNet Working Coastal Community Team which brings together partners including the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area coastal villages and industrial estates. Our aim is to strengthen and improve relationships, and to develop an economic plan

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Interested in finding out how others are saving energy? Need to implement ESOS within your business? Or considering ISO50001? Have you surplus resources (waste) costing you money? Like to meet other like minded people across the area with responsibility for environment, health and safety? If the answer to any of these is ‘yes’ then come

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On Weds 22nd April (09:30 to 12:00) the Ways2Work quarterly network meeting will be hosted by the SevernNet Working partnership at Lawrence Weston Youth Centre (Long Cross, Bristol, Avon BS11 0RX). The Ways2Work Network brings together forty to fifty local ‘Back to Work’ providers and organisations … stakeholders working to get people back to work from across the Bristol area … They

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The annual Travel to Work survey for employees across the area provides an essential evidence base to support investment to improve infrastructure and services … and support your understanding of employee travel patterns. We encourage your organisation to take part. Please fill in our registration form at www.southglos.gov.uk/surveysignup by Saturday 28th February 2015. The survey will be available between 9 – 14 March 2015. It will take

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The Big Lottery announced yesterday (26th Jan 2015) that SevernNet Working was one of the successful bids for support from the Coastal Communities Fund. Just over £1.2m will be made available between now and Dec 2016 to: get a shuttle bus in operation across Avonmouth and Severnside improve the cycling and walking infrastructure between A4 Portway

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Nisbets is the UK’s largest supplier of catering equipment. The company is based in Avonmouth and currently has nearly 1000 employees across the UK. Nisbets also has offices in Ireland, Holland, Belgium, Germany, France, Spain and Australia and its export division ships to over 100 countries worldwide. Nisbets and their design and planning team are bringing

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  If you know anyone who would like to train alongside GKN Aerospace’s highly-skilled workforce, they are offering Advanced and Technician Apprenticeships at their Filton and Western Approach facilities near Bristol. Come along to an Information Evening on Thursday 29th Jan from 16:00 -19:00 at BAWA, Southmead Road. Apprenticeship applications (via the website) close on 20th Feb 2015. Download more

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Kings Weston House hosted a lively event on Wednesday 12th November, discussing employment challenges across Portbury, Avonmouth and Severnside … principally being able to get people to work across the area, improve the availability of employees with the right skills and attitudes to work and the employment chances for local residents! Organised by SevernNet and

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The Community consultation has now started for the new Avonmouth woodland designed in partnership with the Woodland Trust on the site adjacent to Seabank Power Station. The aim is to ‘Create a new woodland of 4.71 hectares in size comprising of native species for the benefit of people, wildlife and landscape’. The community woodland will

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