More than 40 per cent of businesses have been the victims of online crime or fraud in the past 12 months, according to a new survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
Gloucestershire businesses in the defence sector will have the opportunity to question the Government Minister for Defence Procurement and Exports, Phillip Dunne MP in Gloucester's Parliament Rooms,
BBC Radio Gloucestershire’s figures are now at an all-time high as the station goes from strength to strength – taking advantage of the fact that it has its feet planted firmly on the county’s
Footwear specialists Schuh opened a new store in Gloucester’s King’s Walk Shopping Centre yesterday, bringing the chain’s UK and Ireland branches up to 92 and creating 10 jobs for the city.
The fascinating history of one of Gloucester’s central streets is the latest to be provided with an ‘interpretation board’ for visitors.
Nike’s Gloucester store in Gloucester Quays has been given an 11the hour reprieve less than two weeks after the company announced its closure.
It was business as usual at Jessops in Gloucester’s Kings’s Walk Shopping Centre this morning as the photographic retailer is back trading, four months after closing its doors.
The Gloucester branch of Asda is to undergo a major interior refit over the next eight weeks.
Winston’s Wish, the charity for bereaved children, held its annual charity golf day for the 11th year running Brickhampton Court Golf Complex.
Gloucester’s third annual Night Market in King’s Square on Friday was a resounding success and has been hailed as the best so far.
Gloucester tried and failed to be the final resting place for Richard III, Duke of Gloucester, whose bones were recently unearthed in a Leicester car park.
The latest jobs fair organised by Gloucester MP Richard Graham was held against the historic backdrop of Blackfriars Priory.
Gloucestershire Airport decorated three members of its Airport Fire Service yesterday with Long Service and Good Conduct medals who, between them, have more than 70 years’ experience at the Airport.
News today that Dell Computers’ profits have slumped by 79 per cent probably won’t have fazed founder Michael Bell too much as he has an estimated wealth of $15.9 billion, making him the world’s 41st
Tonight sees the return of the award winning and popular Night Market in Gloucester’s King’s Square.
Unemployment rates in the Forest of Dean are now lower than in Cheltenham and Gloucester, the Office of National Statistics confirmed this week.
Let’s face it – Stagecoach are always good for a laugh – even if it as the expense of commuters.
As part of Gloucester City Council’s ‘Big Clean’ campaign – residents and businesses are being urged to join forces to come out this weekend and clean up their patch in time for the forthcoming
The German subsidiary of Wotton Under Edge engineering specialists Renishaw has acquired the business assets of LBC Laser Bearbeitungs Center GmbH, a pioneer in the field of additive manufacturing
This one day event on 12th June is a ‘must’ for businesses from all sectors of industry, promising to bring insight and ideas into ways to grow your business.
Daily Police updates from around Gloucestershire
A Gloucestershire County Council Trading Standards team swooped on Stow Fair and seized an estimated £10,000 of counterfeit items from traders.
Richard Snell of Lister Communications has won the inaugural Gloucester Rugby Club Community Champion Award 2013.
Clients, contractors and Pure Offices staff celebrated the opening of their latest purpose built serviced office centre at Cheltenham Office Park, Hatherley, next to Asda.
People power reigns supreme in Tuffley today where residents are celebrating the success of their community campaign to persuade Royal Mail to reinstate their Fox Elms Road postbox.
Jessops photographic retailer is returning to Gloucester’s Kings’s Walk Shopping Centre four months after closing its doors.
Richard Graham, MP for Gloucester, today opened passenger lifts at Gloucester Railway Station and other improvements to allow the elderly, disabled and parents with pushchairs access to Platform Four
This month marks The Family Haven’s 25 years of existence in providing support and help to vulnerable families with pre-school children in the Gloucestershire area, particularly the hard to reach and
Enterprising martial arts instructor, Mark Woodard, has transformed an empty unit on a Tewkesbury business park into a state of the art gym exclusively for martial art enthusiasts, and it’s the only
As from Monday, residents and business in Gloucester will be asked to give their views on the City Plan, which will guide development in Gloucester until 2031.
The Gloucester Tall Ships Festival 2013 promises to be a weekend spectacular for the whole family, with visitors flocking from across the South West for the fourth instalment of this very special
The Queen’s Speech, made annually to mark the state opening of Parliament, normally an anodyne and innocuous formality, today included some seriously political issues such as a clamp down on
A planning application by Dick Lovett, one of the south west’s foremost prestige car dealers, to open a Porsche dealership in Tewkesbury is one of the brightest pieces of news we’ve heard for some
News that Nike is to close its Gloucester Quays outlet at the end of the month comes as a blow to the shopping centre.
Sainsbury's seems to be holding up well against arch rivals Tesco with the announcement that has outperformed competitors and celebrated the 'milestone' of non-food sales reaching £1bn for the first
The work done by Gloucester City Council to improve trade, business and the local economy has been recognised by the government.
The countdown to Gloucester’s next award winning night market has begun - with just over a week to go to the next event.
OK, everyone knows it now – rugby’s coming ‘Holm’, with Gloucester’s Kingsholm Stadium rubber stamped as an official 2015 World Cup venue.
Collective spirits at Gloucester’s Shire Hall are probably numbed today as yesterday’s not unexpected fall of the Conservatives’ majority left the county council without an overall leading group.
Amateur cyclist and charity fundraiser Emma Bowden and her fellow team of eight embark today on a gruelling four day 440 mile bike ride to Edinburgh to raise funds for local charity ‘Increase the
Gloucester businessman Richard Dorman is not noted for being stationary but is now heavily into stationery.
The quarterly Ladies Lunch event took place at Gloucester Rugby again this week. It saw lots of new and familiar faces in the audience as resident presenter Jill Douglas interviewed Debra Drew MD of
Nicki’s Taverna in Gloucester’s Westgate Street was temporarily closed yesterday after a fire broke out in its kitchen.
Tomorrow, we all have the chance to vote on who represents us on 53 seats on Gloucestershire County Council for the next four years – but there’s more to it than that.
More than 50 people turned out for the latest ‘Curry Club’ lunch organised by Tayntons Solicitors at Vinings Restaurant in Gloucester Docks.
The appearance of three prominent Gloucester's nightspots on the market has been seen in some quarters as a sign of a downturn in Gloucester’s evening economy.
Coronation Street star William Roache has been arrested on suspicion of the rape of an under-age girl in the 1960s, the Press Association is reporting.
A research team in Aberdeen has developed a hybrid grass which is claimed could help solve Gloucestershire’s perennial flooding problems.
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and Intellect, the UK technology pressure group have produced a joint report which outlines how small firms have invested in technology and the benefits they
Winstones Ice Cream company, which has been based on Rodborough Common for almost 90 years, has been given the go ahead to build a new ice cream parlour in place of its current sales kiosk.
Greggs the biggest bakery chain in the UK has warned of lower than expected profits this year after reporting falling sales.
Gloucester café owner David Purchase has launched a campaign against what he claims are unjust laws which demand he pays for up to three license fees to play a radio for customers.
Lining up with 37,000 runners for the Virgin London Marathon on a sunny but chilly Sunday is always going to be pretty special.
With tens of thousands of visitors due to stream into Gloucester Docks for the Tall Ships Festival over the late May Bank Holiday weekend, Punchline would like to take developers Crest Nicholson to
The collapse of the planned sale of 632 UK bank branches by Lloyds Banking Group to the Co-op group has put a question mark over the future of jobs at the bank’s Gloucester HQ.
Barnwood Construction reported that, in spite one of the worst winters for many years, work on the £8 million contract to build a Morrisons supermarket on Gloucester’s Railway Triangle has
Hundreds of jobs have been axed at the massive Hinkley C nuclear reactor building site as French power company EDF revealed it is temporarily cutting the number of people working on the project.
Royal Mail has been accused of implementing a ‘stealth tax’ on small businesses by increasing the cost of sending a parcel through the roof.
The 500 or so workers at Coleford’s Lucozade and Ribena factory are still on tenterhooks this week as the future of the plant hangs in the balance.
The Bourton on the Water Model Village, one of the star tourist attractions in the Cotswolds, has been granted Grade II listed status.
As part of the City Council Big City Clean campaign, officers will be working with volunteers to clean up part of Gloucester’s Matson area on Wednesday from 10am to 1pm.
Management and staff at Renishaw, the Wotton-under-Edge specialist engineering firm are today celebrating their record breaking 16th Queen’s Award for Enterprise in its 40 year history.
Mark Owen, chairman of the Gloucester Branch of the FSB, ran his second London Marathon yesterday knocking more than an hour off his previous best two years ago.
Before he retired as Holy Father recently, one of the last official functions carried out by Pope Benedict XVI was the release of a white dove of peace to mark Holocaust Day – the bird was
Visitors driving into Gloucester this summer will once again be greeted by colourful ‘meadows’ of wildflowers on roadside verges.
Renishaw is looking forward to welcoming China’s UK ambassador Liu Xiaoming to its Wotton-under-Edge premises following a positive initial meeting in London.
UK unemployment rose by 70,000 to 2.56 million between December and February, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported today, making the unemployment rate for the quarter 7.9 per cent.
It looks as if the county’s tourist industry will be the major casualty of the growing rift between the county council and the economic partnership Gfirst.
Wales international rugby star Alex Cuthbert returned to his old School, Newent Community School and Sixth Form Centre, for a coaching session with pupils yesterday.
Businesses in Longlevens fear that a Severn Trent operation to build a £2million sewage pumping station off Longford Lane from September, along with more than 2,700 metres of new sewer pipes could
The protracted spell of cold weather has driven wild boar in the Forest of Dean to make increasingly bolder forays out of the forest in their search of food causing untold damage to grass verges,
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The national minimum wage is to rise by 12p an hour to £6.31 for adults and by 5p to £5.03 for 18-to-20-year-olds from October, the government announced today.
More than half of UK small firms have been badly hit financially by the recent prolonged cold weather costing them £174 million.
The eighth Gloucester jobs fair will be held at Blackfriars Priory on Thursday, May 16, with Businesses looking to take on new staff being urged to sign up to attend.
Gloucester has been named as having the third richest heritage in England, bested only by Oxford and Norwich.
This year’s annual campaign to limit the problem caused by gulls in Gloucester has been unveiled by the City Council.
Six years after the floods put an end to Gloucester City football matches at Meadow Park, Gloucester MP Richard Graham has floated the idea of building a new stadium...
Smiles all round at King’s Walk shopping centre in Gloucester this week with the news that fashion footwear specialists Schuh will be moving into the ex-Profile unit.
Organisers of this year’s Wychwood Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse are offering special discount package deals of up to 33 per cent, through Punchline
An environmentally friendly car valeting service, which offers the lifeline of work and training to disadvantaged people, has been launched in Gloucestershire.
2012 was actually a record year for company formation in Gloucester, according to the latest Duport Business Confidence Report.
Gloucester Round Table is on a mission to create the ultimate finishing school for men and is asking people in Gloucester for suggestions on things every man should know.
On May 2 we all have the chance to vote on who represents us on Gloucestershire County Council for the next four years.
Gloucestershire businesses have been provided with an update on the major issues affecting the UK and regional economies.
Margaret Thatcher, the former ‘Iron Lady’ prime minister is reported to have suffered a stroke and died, aged 87, this morning.
Now ‘under new management’ Gloucestershire police seem committed to cleaning up antisocial behaviour in our town and city centres.
We were delighted by the success of Café owner Ian Spencer’s broadside at the big coffee shop multiples with his Glosta Coffee campaign this month.
It is just less than a week now to the next Gloucester City Sporting Dinner - Thursday 11th April, at Hatton Court Hotel in support of the city’s beleaguered football club.
The battle for convenience store supremacy in Gloucester city centre came to a head this week with the Co-op beating Tesco to the draw, opening its Kings Walk/Eastgate Street store a week ahead.
Employers and senior management from Gloucestershire companies attended a ‘Showcase’ this week to highlight the work of Forwards Works Clubs in getting adults with learning disabilities into work.
The transformation of Gloucester's Greyfriars site can finally get going as developer Linden Homes and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), have ironed out the legal nitty gritty that has dogged
Plans to reopen a former railway station in Stonehouse, providing a direct route to Bristol, could be a huge boost to the Stroud Valleys economy.
Cheltenham Lib Dem MP Martin Horwood set the cat among the pigeons this week with what was seen as an attempt to shoot down David Cameron’s plan to replace the Trident nuclear deterrent.
News that TK Maxx is pulling out of its plans to move into the old Marks and Spencer store in Northgate Street came as a bombshell this week.