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New Women in Property chair vows to address diversity and help attract and retain female talent

February 28, 2019
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New Women in Property chair vows to address diversity and help attract and retain female talent

Women in Property, the group that creates opportunities and inspires change for women working in the property and construction industry, has appointed Ros Trotman as its new South West chair. Ros, pictured, is an expert in planning matters in the Bristol office of regional law firm Thrings and has...

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UK’s first ‘sustainability hub’ to open in Bristol, offering workspace and showcasing green-tech

February 22, 2019
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UK’s first ‘sustainability hub’ to open in Bristol, offering workspace and showcasing green-tech

A £1.5m sustainability hub is to open in Bristol to showcase the latest green products, technologies and services, stage events and provide workspace for environmental enterprises. The first of its kind in the UK, the hub is expected to attract 5,000 visitors in its first year, including businesses and...

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Experienced client relationship director looks to power growth at Ignite Digital Talent

February 22, 2019
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Experienced client relationship director looks to power growth at Ignite Digital Talent

Bristol-based specialist recruitment agency Ignite Digital Talent has appointed Miles Thresher as its new client relationship director. Miles, pictured, will focus will developing and growing new and existing business clients for the firm, and in particular, the expansion of contract and interim business. Miles brings an extensive track record of...

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Bristol office opened by Oxfordshire architects with designs on the city’s strong property market

February 22, 2019
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Bristol office opened by Oxfordshire architects with designs on the city’s strong property market

Architecture practice Spratley & Partners has opened its first regional office in Bristol, attracted by strong growth in the South West’s property and development markets. The firm, which has its head office in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, is behind a number of high-profile projects across the UK including the eagerly awaited...

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Independent cinema to act as social hub for Bristol shopping centre upgrade

February 15, 2019
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Independent cinema to act as social hub for Bristol shopping centre upgrade

Bristol-based developer Firmstone Consortia One has revealed plans to open a cinema as part of its ambitious upgrade of an unloved South Bristol shopping mall. The firm has appointed independent cinema group Scott Cinemas – which owns the Henleaze Orpheus cinema in Bristol – to run the three-screen venue...

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Bristol film studio and city locations to star in TV adaptation of Jane Austen’s final incomplete novel

February 15, 2019
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Bristol film studio and city locations to star in TV adaptation of Jane Austen’s final incomplete novel

A major outdoor film set is under construction at Bristol’s Bottle Yard studios for its latest high-end TV drama – the upcoming adaptation of Jane Austen’s final incomplete novel Sanditon. A 10-week build process is underway following planning approval of an application to Bristol City Council by Red Planet...

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Bristol Wood Recycling Project carves out a brighter future with quickfire crowdfunding campaign

February 15, 2019
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Bristol Wood Recycling Project carves out a brighter future with quickfire crowdfunding campaign

Bristol Wood Recycling Project is celebrating rapid success in a fundraising exercise to buy its premises and secure its long-term future through a bond offer. The offer, staged on Bristol-based ethical bank Triodos’ crowdfunding platform, netted £430,000 in just over a fortnight from its public launch, with just over...

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Andrews’ Christmas appeal builds up funds for Bristol youth homelessness charity

February 15, 2019
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Andrews’ Christmas appeal builds up funds for Bristol youth homelessness charity

Regional estate agent and property group Andrews has given a boost to Bristol youth homelessness charity 1625ip following a Christmas appeal. Keynsham-based Andrews’ ‘Jolly Good Christmas’ campaign invited any customer booking a valuation or mortgage appointment in December to vote for one of three charities that Andrews already worked...

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Bristol charity boxing dinner goes ahead after winning backing of city firms

February 12, 2019
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Bristol charity boxing dinner goes ahead after winning backing of city firms

Bristol businesses WSSI and Moxie & Mettle are supporting an annual boxing dinner in the city this weekend that each year raises thousands of pounds for local charities. Filton-based WSSI, which supplies customised racking, shelving and storage for offices and warehouses, has agreed to be headline sponsor for this...

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Businesses help convert containers into shipshape homes for Bristol’s rough sleepers

February 8, 2019
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Businesses help convert containers into shipshape homes for Bristol’s rough sleepers

Two former shipping containers have been transformed into homes for rough sleepers by staff in the Bristol office of real estate services company Colliers International.  The donated metal containers have been converted into modern dwellings with a lounge/kitchen, fully fitted bathroom and separate bedroom. Each will be used by...

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Return of the ‘counter culture’ gives historic Bristol shopping mall new lease of life

February 8, 2019
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Return of the ‘counter culture’ gives historic Bristol shopping mall new lease of life

The Arcade, the historic covered shopping mall in Bristol’s Broadmead, is bucking the gloom in the retail sector by being fully let for the first time in nearly two decades. Occupiers of the 25 store units are predominantly independent and niche operators, continuing in the same vein as generations...

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Leasehold expert joins Meade King’s commercial property team

February 8, 2019
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Leasehold expert joins Meade King’s commercial property team

Bristol law firm Meade King has appointed experienced property solicitor Leanne Donoghue to its commercial property team. Leanne, pictured, who specialises in leasehold enfranchisement, joins Meade King having previously worked for SLC Solicitors in Shrewsbury, where she was a solicitor in its property department.  Leanne advises leaseholders and landlords...

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More growth in store for Bristol tile retailer as its outlets reach double figures

February 7, 2019
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More growth in store for Bristol tile retailer as its outlets reach double figures

Bristol-based Tileflair, southern England’s largest privately-owned wall and floor tile retailer, has opened its 10th store and plans an 11th later this year as it steps up its expansion. The new store, a 4,000 sq ft outlet in Oxford, is the first Tileflair has opened since 2015. The firm,...

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