Creative/Media

Go-ahead for Wapping Wharf workspace scheme that will bring more shipping containers to Bristol

October 19, 2018
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Go-ahead for Wapping Wharf workspace scheme that will bring more shipping containers to Bristol

Bristol is to get more innovative workspace following approval for plans to use around 90 converted shipping containers to create a scheme in the new Wapping Wharf harbourside quarter. Called CARGO Work, it will be Wapping Wharf developer Umberslade’s first foray into the offices sector on the site best...

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Bristol Old Vic takes on former SS Great Britain deputy CEO as interim director

October 19, 2018
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Bristol Old Vic takes on former SS Great Britain deputy CEO as interim director

Sally Cordwell, the former SS Great Britain Trust deputy CEO and director of marketing and visitor experience, has been appointed by Bristol Old Vic as its interim director. Sally, pictured, will undertake the role, which she takes up on November 1, alongside her work as business director in the...

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New digital innovation hub launched to accelerate growth of Bristol’s tech and creative pioneers

October 19, 2018
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New digital innovation hub launched to accelerate growth of Bristol’s tech and creative pioneers

A business hub to help Bristol’s digital entrepreneurs start up, scale up and innovate has been officially launched. The Digital Innovation Business Acceleration Hub (DBAH) aims to support 120 companies working on new technologies in the health, well-being and creative media sectors across the West of England.  Set up...

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New destinations put Bristol Airport on flight path to its busiest winter

October 19, 2018
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New destinations put Bristol Airport on flight path to its busiest winter

Bristol Airport next week will launch a multimedia marketing campaign to highlight its biggest ever winter programme.   Under the strapline Even Better from Bristol, the campaign focuses on the airport’s growing appeal for passengers across the South West and South Wales as a raft of new flights appear on...

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Enterprising West of England scheme creates jobs and boosts region’s fledgling businesses

October 18, 2018
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Enterprising West of England scheme creates jobs and boosts region’s fledgling businesses

More than 650 entrepreneurs have been helped and 80-plus jobs created under the Enterprising West of England programme launched 18 months ago to assist with start-ups and scale-ups in Bristol and across the region. The figure includes 440 aspiring entrepreneurs who were assisted at the pre start-up stage, while...

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Event: Celebrating 50 Voices of Change to make end of Bristol’s Seeds of Change week

October 12, 2018
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Event: Celebrating 50 Voices of Change to make end of Bristol’s Seeds of Change week

Bristol Old Vic’s Seeds of Change week comes to its conclusion this evening with 50 Voices for Change – a celebration in partnership with Ujima Radio. Inspired by the declaration of 2018 as the Year of Change by Ujima and the Old Vic, it brings together local, national and...

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Brewing on its way back to Finzel’s Reach site as plans for new leisure quarter take shape

October 12, 2018
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Brewing on its way back to Finzel’s Reach site as plans for new leisure quarter take shape

Brewing is to return to Bristol’s iconic former Courage Brewery site following an agreement by city-based craft beer firm Left Handed Giant to open in its new leisure quarter. The next stage of the Finzel’s Reach development on the historic waterfront site, the leisure quarter will include the instantly-recognisable Compressor...

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Bristol Water looks to tap into city’s innovation with its own incubator

October 12, 2018
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Bristol Water looks to tap into city’s innovation with its own incubator

Bristol Water has officially launched a business incubator to boost innovation and create a new raft of suppliers. Called The Workshop, it encourages small, start-up businesses to help solve business challenges. Businesses can take advantage of Bristol Water’s equipment and facilities, access to data and physical assets, access to...

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Support and inspiration on the agenda as Festival of Female Entrepreneurs returns to Bristol

October 11, 2018
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Support and inspiration on the agenda as Festival of Female Entrepreneurs returns to Bristol

The Festival of Female Entrepreneurs is staged in Bristol next week for its seventh year to once again support women to build and grow sustainable businesses. Hundreds of women self-starters are expected to attend the day-long event on Friday, October 19, to hear, learn from and be inspired by...

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International firms help Bristol take centre stage for next Global Parliament of Mayors summit

October 5, 2018
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International firms help Bristol take centre stage for next Global Parliament of Mayors summit

Businesses from across the world have signed up to support the Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit, which takes place in Bristol later this month. Global development consultants Mott MacDonald and Arup and transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson are among the sponsors while IT provider NEC Corporation –...

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Mad Hatter’s tea party serves up list of region’s most disruptive firms

October 5, 2018
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Mad Hatter’s tea party serves up list of region’s most disruptive firms

Micrima, the innovative Bristol firm developing technology that could revolutionise breast cancer detection, has been named as the region’s top disruptive business. The health tech diagnostic imaging company secured the prestigious top spot on the unique DisruptSW 2018 index, which names the South West’s 25 most innovative businesses.  Micrima’s...

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TV star backs Bristol Giving Day with promise to visit firms dancing, baking and climbing to raise funds

October 5, 2018
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TV star backs Bristol Giving Day with promise to visit firms dancing, baking and climbing to raise funds

TV presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff is to join in the fun during the first Bristol Giving Day, the city-wide fundraising event hosted by Quartet Community Foundation next Wednesday.  Miranda, pictured, known for her natural history and archaeological programmes including BBC2’s Coast series, will visit firms as they raise funds for city...

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Creative designer joins JBP as agency enters new phase of growth

October 5, 2018
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Creative designer joins JBP as agency enters new phase of growth

Bristol-headquartered strategic communications consultancy JBP has appointed Marcus Lange as a senior creative designer as it continues to pursue a growth strategy. Marcus, pictured, has been working in design for 10 years with start-ups and well-established businesses across a range of industries.  He joins JBP after completing the re-launch of global...

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