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Spirax-Sarco in negotiations on £225.5m acquisition Image

Spirax-Sarco in negotiations on £225.5m acquisition

Cheltenham-based Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations.

Two Gloucestershire firms to work on Renishaw's £50m Welsh project Image

Two Gloucestershire firms to work on Renishaw's £50m Welsh project

Renishaw has chosen two Gloucestershire firms to help it deliver a £50 million-plus development in South Wales.

Cheltenham business places in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List Image

Cheltenham business places in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List

As well as Stewart Golf, another Gloucestershire-based business has claimed a position in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List.

Gloucestershire property firm celebrates 50 years in business Image

Gloucestershire property firm celebrates 50 years in business

Evans Jones, the Cheltenham-based firm of property and planning consultants, is celebrating a key milestone in its history – 50 years in business.

Gloucester man charged with murder Image

Gloucester man charged with murder

He appeared at Cheltenham Magistrates Court today.

Airbus wins Chinese mega-order Image

Airbus wins Chinese mega-order

Airbus has comfirmed orders with Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, and Shenzhen Airlines for a total of 292 A320 Family aircraft.

Gloucestershire law firm looks to the future Image

Gloucestershire law firm looks to the future

Willians LLP is marking its 75th year with a refurbishment of its offices and a raft of promotions

Shirtmaker to the stars expands its team in Gloucester Image

Shirtmaker to the stars expands its team in Gloucester

Emma Willis makes its ready to wear and bespoke clothing at a studio in Bearland House

Seasalt halts sale to Next Image

Seasalt halts sale to Next

The Cornish-based women's lifestyle retailer had been bringing in investors after seeing a boom in sales last summer.

Gloucestershire residents encouraged to go plastic-free in July Image

Gloucestershire residents encouraged to go plastic-free in July

A new campaign being launched today aims to encourage people in Gloucestershire to reduce the amount of single-use plastic they use.

Tree safety work on A4136 Image

Tree safety work on A4136

Highway crews will be carrying out essential work to remove unsafe trees infected with ash dieback.

Gloucestershire sees biggest decline in car thefts Image

Gloucestershire sees biggest decline in car thefts

The figures are part of a study conducted by  A-Plan Insurance which has stores in Gloucester and Cheltenham

Gloucester Business Park sold for £130million Image

Gloucester Business Park sold for £130million

A portfolio of office and industrial buildings and several plots of development land in Gloucester Business Park has been sold for approximately £130million.

Transport company fined almost half a million for death of employee Image

Transport company fined almost half a million for death of employee

A transport company has been ordered to pay after the death of a 69-year-old lorry driver.

Gloucester BID renewed for five more years Image

Gloucester BID renewed for five more years

The ballot closed yesterday with 213 out of 539 member businesses casting their vote

Gloucester firm named in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List Image

Gloucester firm named in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List

Stewart Golf has been included in The Sunday Times 100, the annual list of Britain's fastest-growing private companies.

The future for health and care in the county Image

The future for health and care in the county

From today (July 1), the One Gloucestershire Integrated Care System becomes a legal entity.

Gloucestershire Police put under special measures Image

Gloucestershire Police put under special measures

Gloucestershire Constabulary is one of six police forces in England to have been put under special measures.

Cath Kidston bought by American company Image

Cath Kidston bought by American company

The brand, known for its floral and polka dot prints, relaunched two years ago, after collapsing into administration with the loss of nearly 1,000 jobs and 60 UK stores.

Council boss responds to criticism over repurposing of former Lidl site in Cheltenham Image

Council boss responds to criticism over repurposing of former Lidl site in Cheltenham

The story has been met with some criticism that the site could have been better utilised.

Gloucester apprentice wins national flooring award Image

Gloucester apprentice wins national flooring award

A Bristol business is celebrating after one of its trainees was named national Flooring Apprentice Of The Year.

Tennis ace nets funds for local hospice Image

Tennis ace nets funds for local hospice

A 17-year-old student organised a charity tennis tournament last month at Painswick Tennis Club.

Soldier died during military dive training Image

Soldier died during military dive training

An inquest jury has found there were 'significant points of failure'

Police dog handler turned landscaper wins two national awards Image

Police dog handler turned landscaper wins two national awards

Goldenstones has been recognised for its garden and patio designs

Stressful hospital discharges flagged in new report Image

Stressful hospital discharges flagged in new report

Healthwatch Gloucestershire gathers feedback from the public to help improve NHS and social care services in the county

Norville owner sets sights on growth as revenues hit £200m Image

Norville owner sets sights on growth as revenues hit £200m

The Bath-based business, which saved Norville's manufacturing business from administration in 2020, saw a rise in revenue and operating costs in 2021

Tewkesbury one of the fastest growing areas in the UK Image

Tewkesbury one of the fastest growing areas in the UK

The first published data from the 2021 census results for England and Wales has identified Tewkesbury borough as one of the fastest growing regions in the UK.

Cheltenham road to close next week Image

Cheltenham road to close next week

Crews will be resurfacing next week.

Versarien celebrating graphene re-certification Image

Versarien celebrating graphene re-certification

Versarien, the Gloucestershire-based advanced materials engineering group, has successfully been re-certified under The Graphene Council's "Verified Graphene ProducerTM" programme.

Local journalists may strike over pay Image

Local journalists may strike over pay

Journalists at the UK’s largest regional publisher are set to vote on possible strike action.

Challenges ahead for UK food standards Image

Challenges ahead for UK food standards

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) have launched a major review of UK food standard.

'Robust trading' continues for Mears Image

'Robust trading' continues for Mears

Gloucester-based social care provider Mears Group said that the "positive trends and robust trading" seen during the first four months of its financial year have continued.

Big rise in sales for H&M Image

Big rise in sales for H&M

Sales were up by 20 per cent in the six months to May 31 at H&M Group.

Costco hits £3bn UK sales Image

Costco hits £3bn UK sales

Membership warehouse retailer, Costco, saw a 14.4 per cent increase in UK sales.

No Child Left Behind celebrates 75th Community Agreement sign-up Image

No Child Left Behind celebrates 75th Community Agreement sign-up

Cheltenham Chamber of Commerce has become the 75th sign up to the No Child Left Behind community agreement.

Laura Ashley signs partnership with baby brand Image

Laura Ashley signs partnership with baby brand

Furnishing and fashion brand Laura Ashley has confirmed a new global partnership with Mamas & Papas.

Punchline Talks – July 1 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – July 1 line-up revealed

Each Friday, Punchline editor Mark Owen is joined by leading Gloucestershire business figures.

YouFibre celebrates 10,000th customer Image

YouFibre celebrates 10,000th customer

Internet provider YouFibre has today announced it has connected its 10,000th customer, who lives in Cheltenham.

VIDEO: McMurtry car makes motorsport history Image

VIDEO: McMurtry car makes motorsport history

Gloucestershire-based electric car manufacturer McMurtry Automotive has made motorsport history.

Gloucestershire firm appoint six new invested directors Image

Gloucestershire firm appoint six new invested directors

A Gloucestershire law firm has appointed six directors to invest in the future of the business.

Overnight price increases and gap in payments crippling Gloucestershire construction industry firms Image

Overnight price increases and gap in payments crippling Gloucestershire construction industry firms

Bosses are struggling to cope with rapid price rises while maintaining cash flow and standards

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