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Tourist chiefs harness Olympic spirit to win more international visitors

August 9, 2012
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As Olympic fever grips London, 12 international journalists in England to cover the Games ventured outside the capital today to Bristol and sample the city’s top attractions – including tonight’s spectacular Balloon Fiesta Night Glow. Highlights – in every sense of the word – of the whistle-stop, 24-hour tour...

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Travel special: Don’t miss this golden opportunity to enjoy Olympic fever

August 8, 2012
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Got a business meeting in London but concerned about chaos and congestion caused by the Olympics? Don’t be, says Travel Editor ANNE GORRINGE. Head to the capital and enjoy the unique Olympic vibe while it lasts. Packed and delayed Tube trains, terror alerts, heaving streets and sky-high hotel prices...

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Travel special: Happy 100th birthday to Europe’s highest railway

August 1, 2012
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Travel special: Happy 100th birthday to Europe’s highest railway

Spectacular views from the top of the Jungfrau Railway This week Swiss National Day was celebrated on the same day as the highest railway in Europe, in the Swiss Alps, celebrates its 100th anniversary. Travel Editor ANNE GORRINGE travels through the centre of the Eiger on the journey to...

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Bristol’s biking commuters cheered on as crowds turn out to see Olympic flame

May 23, 2012
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Bristol’s biking commuters cheered on as crowds turn out to see Olympic flame

Commuters who cycled to work this morning were greeted with cheers and waves as they dodged the rush hour traffic problems along the Olympic Torch route in Bristol. With traffic diversions in place around Clifton, The Downs and the busy roundabout at the top of Whiteladies Road, some drivers...

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Travel: Get back to nature in the Austrian Alps

April 27, 2012
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Want to be ‘at one’ with nature? Bristol Business News Travel Editor ANNE GORRINGE discovers what else there is to get up to in the mountains above St Anton once the ski season comes to a close… How can letting dozens of ants crawl up your arm keep a...

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Travel: Sun, sea and watersports in the South of France

April 5, 2012
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  The pretty marina at La Grande Motte Want to work out those abs but hate the gym? Travel Editor ANNE GORRINGE jumps on board for the latest water sport…. Concentrating all my efforts on keeping my balance as I paddle my way across the ripples of an azure...

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Friday Feature: Shaping up for Bristol fashion

March 23, 2012
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Want to know where to find the best high street men’s suit, or how to pick up a Dolce & Gabbana look-a-like design at a fraction of the price? Bristol Business News feature writer Anne Gorringe did. So when the opportunity came to go along to Bristol Fashion Week...

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Friday Profile: Mike Beesley, CEO of Resource Solutions Group

January 27, 2012
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Tucked away above Clifton Down Shopping Centre lies one of Bristol’s best-kept business secrets – a privately-owned company with a turnover set to hit a staggering £170m this year. Anne Gorringe meets RSG’s chief executive Mike Beesley to find out more about possibly the city’s biggest anonymous business. Squeezed...

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Travel: Want to try a new winter sport? Go back to your youth…

January 20, 2012
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The Olympic flame comes to Bristol and Bath this summer. But Olympic stars of the future are on the slopes of Austria at the Youth Winter Olympics, near Innsbruck, this week. Inspired, Travel Editor Anne Gorringe puts herself to the test in the Austrian resort of Bad Hofgastein… A...

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Travel: Holiday Trends for 2012

January 13, 2012
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Talk of a double dip recession plus the current Eurozone crisis isn't stopping people from jetting away in 2012. In fact, there is a determined desire to escape from it all, say travel firms with bookings on luxury breaks proving popular. Research carried out by package trip specialist Jet2holidays...

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Travel: There’s snow better time to go skiing

January 6, 2012
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  Want to learn to ski? There’s no excuse for not getting fit and enjoying yourself. Travel Editor ANNE GORRINGE is just back from France where she discovered that the snow conditions have never been better…   Bucket-loads of snow! And it’s still snowing in the Portes du Soleil...

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Friday feature: Regeneration game brings sparkle to the former home of Babycham

December 9, 2011
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Six months ago Roger Saul, founder of the iconic luxury goods brand Mulberry, launched the first phase of a regeneration scheme to transform a former Somerset mill and one-time home to Babycham, into a unique designer shopping outlet. Here Anne Gorringe examines the fascinating history and bright future of...

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Friday Feature: Scientists take inspiration from art to bring SPark to life

December 2, 2011
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Friday Feature: Scientists take inspiration from art to bring SPark to life

After a struggle of nearly 25 years, the dream of a science park for Bristol and Bath finally became a reality when SPark opened for business three months ago. Here CEO Bonnie Dean gives ANNE GORRINGE a guided tour and talks about the challenges and plans for the £300m...

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