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

No committment to date for Hinkley C final investment decision

May 25, 2016

The boss of EDF Energy has refused to give a date for a final investment decision on the £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset. EDF Energy chief executive Vincent de Rivaz was called by MPs to speak at a meeting of the Energy & Climate Change S...

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Bridgwater Chamber Spring Newsletter

May 18, 2016

Click here to see the Bridgwater Chamber May newsletter  ...

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Contingency in place of up to £20.7m should Hinkley C costs rise.

May 17, 2016

The cost of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset could rise to £21bn but developer EDF said it still expected to complete the project on-time and on-budget. In a statement released ahead of the French energy giant's annual general meeting yesterday ...

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Agreement signed for 100-bed Eastover hotel

May 11, 2016

A new 100-bedroom Mercure hotel is set to open its doors in Bridgwater in autumn 2017 following the signing of an agreement with the AccorHotel Group. Developer DC Hotels (Bridgwater) has signed a franchise agreement with the group, which will run the hotel under the...

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Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce – Brexit Survey results

May 3, 2016

Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce - Brexit Survey results You can see below the results of the survey of members carried out by the Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce. Thank you to members for completing the questionnaire and for their candid opinions. There are supporte...

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