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November ’21’s Business Breakfast celebrated local enterprise

Many thanks to everyone who attended and contributed to the success of the November Business Breakfast. In particular: Kurtis and Phil at Severnside Fitness Hub for hosting  – it was a great venue and a wonderful opportunity to appreciate the value of this facility in Avonmouth, particularly its 24*7 availability. You can download their flyer here.Alex and colleagues from YTKO for the presentation and funding the breakfast. We’re looking forward to encouraging as many businesses as possible to participate in the North and East Bristol Enterprise Support (NEBES) scheme over the coming months to March 23. You can download their flyer here.David Hatherall for delivering the all-important breakfast sarnis from Avon Lodge Truckstop. The site also offers a café, off-site catering and meeting facilities. We look forward to a breakfast there in 2022.Jo Sergeant from Avonmouth Community Centre for helping out with tables and chairs. We look forward to your hosting in Januray. It was agreed that in 2022 we must: Put greater focus on promoting the enterprises (micro to multi-national) across Portbury Avonmouth Severnside, enable the SevernNet website to be the ‘go to’ place for business connections and opportunities to ‘buy local’ supported by an easy to find and use business directory. We also encourage more businesses to join and get involvedRun a quarterly event (either instead of or complementary to) the Business Breakfasts focused on ‘match-making’ opportunities and needs and wants across the area. We also discussed and shared ..: Andy Murray provided a whistle stop tour of everything going on at Bristol North West Foodbank including the Space for Makers Woodworking Hub. Check it out.Cllr. Don Alexander advised that there is an opportunity for a £10k grant for a business with an interest in occupying an empty shop in Shirehampton.Paul Tippins from Professional Hygiene Servicestalked about the importance of finding avenues for local marketing and the important role SevernNet can play in facilitating cross-selling between enterprises. He would also be delighted to supply your enterprise!Wayne Boakes (Wessex Water) highlighted the plight of the Avon Centre providing riding facilities for the disabled. It is close to collapse due to the impacts of Covid and has launched a crowd funder to raise £50,000.We welcomed Adrian Davies from Avon Fire and Rescue Service who is the new temporary Station Manager.Peter Tyzack reminded us about the Pilning & Severn Beach Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan, Jubilee and Centenary celebrations in summer 2022. To join our Business Breakfast in January 2022 book here.
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December Skills Forum – Th. Dec 16th 09:30-11:30

If you’d like an opportunity to share and discuss the current situation with skills recruitment and retention across the area please join us: Date: Th. Dec 16thTime: 09:30-11:30Online: via Zoom/TeamsBooking: Use this link here Agenda Items: As we come to the end of 2021, and with the increased availability of the Severn Beach Line trains, what can we do to improve accessibility into the area? How has recruitment and retention changed over the last few months? How can we encourage investment into the PAS Academy-without-walls?What can you do to support SevernNet as we work to enhance the sense of place across Portbury Avonmouth Severnside?
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Dynniq-BCC signals repair on jnt. of KWL and SAR – 01/12/21 for a few hours in evening

LocationSt Andrew’s Road & Kings Weston LaneWorksDynniq – BCC Traffic Signals – Repairs to the traffic signals detection in the carriageway Duration1 dayDatesThe evening of 1st December 2021 (works to take 1 hour after TM has been set up)Times19:00-07:00 overnightWorks RefPS21_436 St Andrews Road_Kings Weston LaneTraffic Mgt.Multi-way traffic signalsMapsee below
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BCC Maintenance – patching works – St. Andrew’s Road with Kings Weston Lane – 23-25 Nov 21

Location: St Andrew’s Road with Kings Weston LaneWorks: BCC Maintenance – patching works Duration & Dates: 3 days from 23rd to 25th NovemberTimes: 24/7Works Ref: PS21_402 St Andrews Road_Kings Weston LaneTM plan: Multi-way portable signals (23rd-24th) and Two Way Portable signals (24th-25th) – see images below Traffic Management – 23rd to 24th November Traffic Management 24th – 25th November 2021