Somerset 3D News

Welcome to the Somerset 3D newsroom. Keep up-to-date with the latest news about how being in Somerset can help your business grow - and provide the lifestyle that you and your family deserve.

Here you will find business success stories, key business networking events and more.

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Feel the force in Somerset

Somerset freerunner Pip Andersen has been announced as the latest addition to a stellar line-up for the much-anticipated new Disney and Lucasfilm production, Star Wars: Episode VII. Pip, aged 23 fr... more


Hauser & Wirth gallery opening in Somerset highlights the county’s creative appeal

  Leading international gallery Hauser & Wirth, which has spaces in London, Zurich and New York, will open its new gallery and arts centre this month in Bruton, Somerset. The location ... more


Somerset - a new home for motorsport?

  With one of the fastest cars ever made and one of the world’s top Formula One drivers both hailing from Somerset, the link between the county and top-class motorsport is already st... more


Fancy a taste of Glastonbury all year round?

The annual exodus to Glastonbury has finally begun, with over 170,000 festival-goers flocking to Worthy Farm in Somerset for the iconic five-day music festival. Established in 1970, the Glastonbury Fe... more


Michael Eavis and Ariel Atom officially open the 2014 Tour of Wessex

Glastonbury’s Michael Eavis and the iconic Ariel Atom sports car were the star attractions at this year’s Tour of Wessex, with the two Somerset 3D ambassadors joining forces to lead out ... more


Even more reasons why Somerset is a great place to live and work

Somerset has always been a great place to live and work but now recent statistics provide even more reasons to move to the heart of the West Country, both from a professional point of view and a lifes... more


Somerset 3D and its ambassadors gear up for the Tour of Wessex

Somerset’s inward investment organisation, Somerset 3D, has been announced as a key sponsor of this year’s Tour of Wessex, with support from a number of its high profile ambassadors. ... more


Inward investment enquiries rise in Somerset despite the floods

Somerset’s inward investment organisation, Somerset 3D, is reporting a significant increase in enquiry numbers, in spite of the publicity around the recent flooding in the county. With 13 new ... more


Superfast Broadband goes further and faster in the South West

An extra £250million of government money for superfast broadband will help business start-ups and job creation in some of the hardest-to-reach rural areas in the South West, Culture Secretary Ma... more


Somerset is still a great place to do business

Come and see for yourself! For the vast majority of those living and working in Somerset it’s ‘business as usual’, despite the images you may have seen of the flooding on the Some... more


Somerset 3D ambassador Wyke Farms knows Somerset is the cream of the UK

It is almost a year since we launched the two Somerset 3D branded lorries, part of the Framptons fleet, adorned with iconic images celebrating well-known brands from the county including AgustaWestl... more


AgustaWestland contracts boost economic confidence in Somerset

The announcement that Somerset 3D ambassador AgustaWestland has been awarded two contracts by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), valued at £760million, provides a further boost in business conf... more


Somerset offers a better deal for businesses and commuters alike

The latest round of season ticket price rises is yet another unwelcome hurdle for businesses, particularly those based in London and the South East, which have the highest number of commuters in the c... more


AgustaWestland deal brings another boost for Somerset economy

The recent £1billion contract signed between AgustaWestland and the Norwegian government is the latest in a series of high profile announcements expected to bring additional strength and opportu... more


Inward investor Filbert’s Fine Foods celebrates Somerset Business Awards success

Filbert’s Fine Foods has been unveiled as the worthy winner of the New to Somerset Award at this year’s Somerset Business Awards. Sponsored by inward investment organisation Into Somers... more