Today marks the tenth anniversary of the last-ever flight of Concorde, the supersonic plane, which was designed and built at Filton. Trustees say two-thirds of the £12 million needed for a permanent museum has now been raised. Richard Payne reports.
Today is the tenth anniversary of the last ever flight of Concorde, the supersonic plane which was designed and built in Bristol.
In 2003 thousands turned out to watch Concorde 216 fly over the West Country before touching down at Filton.
The plane has remained there ever since despite plans to build a museum to house her.
Ten years ago Concorde returned home to Filton at the end of its supersonic era. and all those years later she still has no permanent homeRead the full story ›
A young engineer from Bristol has designed and built a prototype bionic hand - from his bedroom.
24-year-old Joel Gibbard, who studied at Plymouth University, hopes the project could lead to low-cost bionic hands for amputees.
Emily Dexter reports:
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A young engineer from Bristol has designed and built a prototype bionic hand in his bedroom.
Twenty four year old Joel Gibbard who studied at Plymouth University hopes the project could lead to a low-cost robotic prosthetic hand for amputees.
The Mayor of Bristol, George Ferguson, has told ITV News that he wants to find more sites for council-owned wind farms around Bristol in the years to come. The first one was opened at Avonmouth today.
Bristol Mayor, George Ferguson, will today unveil the UK's first council-owned wind farm which is being installed at Avonmouth.
It's hoped the turbines, when they swing into action next month, will become the council's biggest source of renewable energy.
The Science Minister was at a trading estate near Bristol today. The location may sound a little dull - but the work David Willetts went to see is cutting edge in the world of technology.
Nvidia is an American-based firm which has just doubled the size of its operation here in the West. It develops and builds technology used in mobile phones and tablet computers. Our political reporter Robert Murphy joined him.