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The latest news from the Bristol Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone.
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APRIL NEWS
This month saw a milestone for the Bristol Arena as the two planning applications for it were approved by councillors. As development moves forward in the zone, it will inevitably result in changes to access and transport; the most recent example of this is a temporary car park close to Temple Meads being closed. We'll keep our blog updated with news of these changes. You can also find out more about businesses in the Enterprise Zone on the blog - most recently, digital training providers Develop Me

How the Bristol Arena could lookBristol Arena gets the green light
Bristol City Council's Development Control Committee has given the go ahead for the 12,000 capacity Bristol Arena and approved outline plans for the rest of Arena Island. More information about this is available on our website

Business Profile: Develop Me
One of Develop Me's workshopsDevelop Me run courses and workshops that aim to tackle the digital and tech skills gaps in Bristol-based businesses. Our latest business profile looks at why they're unique and finds out more about their latest course: the intensive, industry-led Coding Fellowship.

Car Park Closure
A temporary car park close to Temple Meads station has now closed. The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is preparing the land for development. Information about alternative car parks can be found on our blog.
Events
LinkAge's 'Step Into My Shoes', Engine Shed, until 28 April
Elderly lady in armchairAlmost 5 million consider the television as their main form of company and an estimated 11,000 experience loneliness in Bristol. This exhibition explores society’s increasing issue of isolation and loneliness in older people. The installation highlights LinkAge’s work in local communities and how innovative new ways of working, such as intergenerational activities, can help to tackle this issue.

Bristol Food Connections
Food Connections is a citywide food festival running from 29th April to 7th May. There will be events taking place across the city - including a Best of Bristol Banquet at Yurt Lush in Clocktower Yard. You can see the full program of events online.
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