Bristol

Up In The Air!

The city and county of Bristol, named in 2017 as the ‘coolest’ city in Britain by Rough Guides, and winner of ‘Best Place to Live in Britain’ by the Sunday Times, is home to the one of the largest international hot air balloon festivals in Europe. Started in 1979 by…

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Cathay Rendezvous, Bristol

Bristol is known for many things, such as its association with media and the arts, two excellent universities, being home to the SS Great Britain and Brunel’s famous Suspension Bridge in Clifton and a stunning Harbourside to name only a few! It is also known for having a long history…

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Bristol – so good they named it 35 times!

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Bristol Post on 7th December 2016 (also featured on SouthWestBusiness.co.uk on 8th December 2016): Stephen Fear, of the Fear Group, believes Bristol has a bright business future  With its two brilliant universities, two aspirational football teams and one potentially great rugby team (not…

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Tiffin Cafe, Clevedon Pier, North Somerset

The English seaside town of Clevedon in North Somerset is home to England’s only Grade One Listed pier which is open to the public. It attracts around 90,000 visitors a year and as soon as you go you quickly realise why, and with so many recent improvements and the restoration…

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Chiquito – Cribbs Causeway

Cribbs Causeway, home to one of the UK’s, if not Europe’s, most successful shopping centres continues to go from strength to strength with new restaurants and car dealerships opening regularly including a Bentley, Rolls-Royce, McLaren and Lamborghini dealership due to open this Spring. Cribbs, as it is often referred to…

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World first as Bristol selected to become key investment portal for China’s ‘Silicon Valley’

‘Stephen Fear attended the signing of a landmark agreement at the Mansion House officially strengthening collaboration between Bristol and China. Bristol Global Partnership will become the UK’s first representative office of the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City – the Chinese equivalent of California’s Silicon Valley.’ World first as Bristol selected to…

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Mums Matter

Mums matter to everyone, even to a potential James Bond! Many fine actors have played James Bond. My personal favorite was Roger Moore, who for me was the quintessential English spy that as a boy I always imagined Bond to be! Sean Connery came close, but for me never quite…

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The Rise of The Robots

Robotics is now an established science which has truly come of age. Until just over one hundred years ago the only way of cleaning your floor was with a broom or a reverse bellow. The motorised vacuum cleaner was invented in England by Herbert Cecil Booth in 1901 but today…

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