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The latest news from the Bridgwater Chamber and the local business community.

South West “increasingly divided” on EU membership

March 30, 2016

Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce are looking to hold a networking seminar prior to the June elections to help businesses get the facts on this crucial topic. Latest information shows that the South West business community is becoming increasingly divided over support f...

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EDF Energy addresses MPs over Hinkley Point

March 29, 2016

The boss of EDF Energy has told MPs that the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will "categorically" go ahead but refused to be drawn on a definitive investment date for the project. EDF Energy's chief executive Vincent de Rivaz and managing director of new nuclea...

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Hinkley Point C Supply Chain Update

March 23, 2016

Although a final investment decision for Hinkley Point C is yet to be announced, we are seeing plenty of evidence of continued commitment and progress towards the FID. In the communiqué published by the British and French Government's after the recent Fran...

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The Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards 2016 – The Review

March 23, 2016

The 2016 awards ceremony was held on the 17th March 2016 at the McMillan Theatre, Bridgwater. The evening kicked off with a Champagne reception before moving to the dining room which looked stunning with styled blue, white and purple palm tree table centre pieces...

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Bridgwater College secures 150 apprenticeship pledges

March 23, 2016

Bridgwater College has secured pledges for more than 150 apprenticeship vacancies from local businesses. Potential employers pledged 151 roles at the college's apprenticeship and careers open evening held earlier this month. As part of the open evening, employers ...

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