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Two-storey rooftop restaurant plans revealed Image

Two-storey rooftop restaurant plans revealed

Pictures have been released revealing ambitious plans to convert a major county building into a two-storey rooftop restaurant.

Well-known Cheltenham bar set to re-open Image

Well-known Cheltenham bar set to re-open

Back in March, the nightlife in Cheltenham suffered a blow with the sudden closure of a popular town centre party bar.

Warning: Major road upgrade on the way for Birdlip Image

Warning: Major road upgrade on the way for Birdlip

A popular route into Birdlip is being resurfaced from 30th August.

Victory! Common sense prevails as parking charges are dropped Image

Victory! Common sense prevails as parking charges are dropped

Controversial plans to impose new car parking charges in the Stroud district have today been scrapped.

Rugby star cooks up hot new business idea Image

Rugby star cooks up hot new business idea

Lovers of the sport involving the odd shaped ball will be long familiar with the synergies between rugby and business.

Preventing a breakdown in communication Image

Preventing a breakdown in communication

Few things strike fear into the heart of a business owner more than a breakdown in their communication systems cutting them off from their customers.

House of Fraser cancels online orders Image

House of Fraser cancels online orders

If it looked like all was well with House of Fraser after it was saved from administration at the last minute, it seems there are still a fair few problems behind the scenes.

Charity shop made safe by local security company Image

Charity shop made safe by local security company

Allcooper, security and fire specialists, have completed the installation of new security systems at the recently-opened Pied Piper Charity Shop in Gloucester.

Apprenticeship help will furnish businesses with new skills Image

Apprenticeship help will furnish businesses with new skills

A partnership has been launched to help make furniture and interiors businesses more comfortable with taking on apprentices.

Cyber team to protect businesses from on-line crime goes live Image

Cyber team to protect businesses from on-line crime goes live

A new range of cyber services has been launched bringing together the IT expertise of two of Gloucestershire’s emerging tech firms to help businesses arm themselves against cyber-crime.

Just when you thought it was all Over - road closures return Image

Just when you thought it was all Over - road closures return

Drivers face major delays at one of the county's busiest roundabouts this weekend because the rain has held up essential roadworks.

Staff assaulted in bakery raid Image

Staff assaulted in bakery raid

Police are investigating a robbery at a Gloucestershire bakery.

Future looking bright for one of county's world-leading engineering group Image

Future looking bright for one of county's world-leading engineering group

Valve companies in the oil and gas sector have had a rocky ride since the 2014 oil price crash but a leading county engineering firm is now "cautiously optimistic" about the future

Student influx prompts investment in Gloucester Image

Student influx prompts investment in Gloucester

A new cafe or takeaway food business could be about to open in Gloucester – as the city gears up to welcome hundreds of students.

New Cheltenham store illuminations get go-ahead from planners Image

New Cheltenham store illuminations get go-ahead from planners

Final details of a new blinds and curtain store have been approved by Cheltenham Borough Council planners.

Hot weather sees sales climb at major retail chain  Image

Hot weather sees sales climb at major retail chain

Other retailers might be feeling the heat on the high street but one of the nation’s biggest DIY chains has revealed the recent hot weather has boosted its takings.

How did Gloucestershire students fare on A-Level results day? Image

How did Gloucestershire students fare on A-Level results day?

A-Level results day is upon us once again, with thousands of Gloucestershire students finding out today if their hard work has paid off.

New online travel pages launched to encourage active travel in Cheltenham  Image

New online travel pages launched to encourage active travel in Cheltenham

A new online resource designed to make active travel easier for people in Cheltenham is launched today.

Historic pub and national treasure re-opens after fire Image

Historic pub and national treasure re-opens after fire

One of Gloucestershire's most historic pubs and perhaps the nation's finest example of a medieval galleried inn in Britain has reopened for business.

Major Gloucester Quays retailer to relocate Image

Major Gloucester Quays retailer to relocate

One of Gloucester Quays sports retailers is to up sticks from its popular position in the waterside retail hotspot.

VIDEO: New £18m Business School will be a launch pad for future entrepreneurs Image

VIDEO: New £18m Business School will be a launch pad for future entrepreneurs

The finishing touches are being put to the University of Gloucestershire's £18m state of the art School of Business and Technology.

Exclusive walkthrough of new city homes development Image

Exclusive walkthrough of new city homes development

Work is progressing well on the new £14.6 million homes project in the heart of the Gloucester.

Popular pub restaurant set for re-launch Image

Popular pub restaurant set for re-launch

A Gloucestershire pub which has been closed for some time is set to re-open with the addition of holiday accommodation.

Gloucester Quays fashion brand reports rising sales Image

Gloucester Quays fashion brand reports rising sales

Black clouds may be following the retail sector this year but there are rays of sunshine – and one of Gloucester Quay’s fashion brands has provided just that.

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited in August Image

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited in August

Drivers are being alerted to the location of mobile speed cameras on Gloucestershire roads in August.

Apprenticeships at top county firm revealed ahead of A-level results day Image

Apprenticeships at top county firm revealed ahead of A-level results day

Apprenticeships are now available at one of the county’s premier accountancy firms and business advisers.





NHS manager and builders jailed for fraud to pay for home improvements Image

NHS manager and builders jailed for fraud to pay for home improvements

A Gloucester NHS manager who used the local hospital trust as a "personal bank machine" to fund lavish improvement work to his home has been jailed.

Revenues fall at one of Gloucestershire’s biggest businesses Image

Revenues fall at one of Gloucestershire’s biggest businesses

One of Gloucestershire's greatest business success stories has announced a fall in revenues of eight per cent to £435.3 million.

Space race, F1 and Spitfire parts deliver fast growth for engineering firm Image

Space race, F1 and Spitfire parts deliver fast growth for engineering firm

Earlier this month one of the county’s engineering firms announced a new building – what it did not reveal was the addition is all part of its attempts to accommodate astonishing growth.

Former Gloucestershire College student to open top London restaurant Image

Former Gloucestershire College student to open top London restaurant

Details have emerged of a forthcoming London restaurant exciting foodies across the capital, due to be opened by probably Gloucestershire College’s most famous ever student.

Unemployment falls but recruitment gap worries business leaders Image

Unemployment falls but recruitment gap worries business leaders

The official jobless total may be the lowest for more than 40 years but businesses have little to celebrate.

County consultant shortlisted for top travel industry award Image

County consultant shortlisted for top travel industry award

A Gloucestershire leisure travel consultant is in the running for a major award in the travel sector.

Faster broadband arrives at Cotswold business park Image

Faster broadband arrives at Cotswold business park

Firms on a Cotswold business park are getting up to speed with broadband.

Beauty brand company to open new £2.5 million county HQ Image

Beauty brand company to open new £2.5 million county HQ

The Gloucestershire company behind some of the best-known beauty product brands, is launching a new international headquarters.

Warning: Week-long road closure for night time resurfacing work Image

Warning: Week-long road closure for night time resurfacing work

Traffic will be diverted around a county major route for several nights while resurfacing takes place.

Downton signs on again as partner of Gloucester Rugby Image

Downton signs on again as partner of Gloucester Rugby

Gloucester-based logistics firm, CM Downton, has extended its long-standing relationship with Gloucester Rugby.

Accountancy firm takes over specialist practice Image

Accountancy firm takes over specialist practice

One of the UK's fastest growing business advisory groups has acquired a specialist accounting practice for the dental sector.

This business could save your life Image

This business could save your life

In a world where health and safety appears to have gone mad, adopting the common sense approach seems to be the best way forward, as Clare Seed of Tidal Training Direct explains.

Newland Homes launches new homes in Maisemore Image

Newland Homes launches new homes in Maisemore

Homebuyers looking for a village location in easy reach of Gloucester city centre now have more choice with the launch of award-wining local housebuilder, Newland Homes’ latest development in Maisemore.

Volunteers prepare new radio station for Forest of Dean Image

Volunteers prepare new radio station for Forest of Dean

Volunteers have been busy getting a brand new radio station ready for launch on the Bank Holiday weekend.

Final line-up revealed for Local Business Charity Awards Image

Final line-up revealed for Local Business Charity Awards

The finalists have been announced for the 2018 Gloucestershire Local Business Charity Awards, sponsored by insurance broker Jelf and insurer Ageas.

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