The iAero Centre in Yeovil has been approved just weeks after another aerospace firm confirmed it could face closure threatening 230 jobs.Read the full story ›
The MP for Yeovil will hold a meeting on Friday to explore ways of helping GKN employees facing possible job cuts.
Staff at the aerospace company were told last week that they won't be needed to work on the Royal Navy's Wildcat helicopters, affecting 230 jobs.
Marcus Fysh says he's working with the Government on other opportunities for staff and has arranged for a recruitment agency to attend the meeting.
230 workers were sent home from the company's Yeovil site this morning. GKN say their business in Yeovil is 'no longer sustainable'.Read the full story ›
The TUC in the South West have criticised the government for inequalities in minimum pay and say young workers are being left behind.Read the full story ›
Government ministers from the UK, France and China attended the event.Read the full story ›
The government has confirmed the building of a new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point power station will go ahead. It follows a 'new agreement' with French energy company EDF.
The trade secretary's unguarded comments were made at a drinks reception for Tory activists.Read the full story ›
The chief executive of EDF has urged the government to go ahead with the new nuclear plant.Read the full story ›
The weather is looking perfect in Plymouth tonight for the first day of the British Fireworks ChampionshipsRead the full story ›