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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SevernNet Working is the project that’s been developed by a number of partner organisations across the area. We’ll be submitting our bid to the Big Lottery managed Coastal Communities Fund on October 14th. SevernNet Working is the result of several years developing co-operation between businesses across the area with SevernNet and other members of the SevernNet

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Bristol City Council and partners wish to improve access to employment sites across Avonmouth and Severnside. Research carried out by the University of West England, SevernNet and others has consistently highlighted poor access as a barrier for nearby residents to access employment, and businesses to access labour markets. BCC propose building a high quality walking

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The New Bridge – the newsletter for Avonmouth residents and businesses is now available to download here. This is in two parts – NO35CHRISTMAS2013 and NO35Supplement Please also find, to download, a letter from the editors seeking support from local businesses to help ensure the sustainability of the publication … and to strengthen links with local businesses (letter

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