Skip navigation

Gloucestershire Business News

Warning: Part of Chetlenham's inner ring road will be closed for resurfacing work Image

Warning: Part of Chetlenham's inner ring road will be closed for resurfacing work

One of the main traffic routes through the town will be closed overnight for the whole of next week.

China trade trip reveals Scottish whisky business’s Gloucestershire headquarters Image

China trade trip reveals Scottish whisky business’s Gloucestershire headquarters

Fans of the water of life best sourced from the land north of our nation’s borders might be surprised to know than a business at the heart of the whisky trade is here in Gloucestershire.

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in incident that caused A38 to be closed for 10 hours Image

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in incident that caused A38 to be closed for 10 hours

A woman was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious injuries after an overnight single vehicle collision on the A38 in Gloucestershire.

Former Prime Minister David Cameron leads Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up Image

Former Prime Minister David Cameron leads Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up

The former occupant of 10 Downing Street makes a rare public appearance at the 70th anniversary edition of the world's oldest Literature Festival.

Have your say on £9 million Stroud canal restoration project Image

Have your say on £9 million Stroud canal restoration project

The next stage of the Stroud canal restoration will be shaped by the public response to a district council survey.

Astonishing trail of life-threatening destruction by driver  Image

Astonishing trail of life-threatening destruction by driver

Hand brake turning his car in a public place and running people over is not Jake Grindle’s “normal standard” of driving, a court heard.

Muskets to be drawn and fired in the centre of Gloucester Image

Muskets to be drawn and fired in the centre of Gloucester

Muskets will be drawn in King’s Square next weekend as the Cavaliers and Roundheads renew hostilities.

New high level training revealed to keep engineers in Gloucestershire Image

New high level training revealed to keep engineers in Gloucestershire

A major piece of the jigsaw in the battle to keep the next generation of talent in Gloucestershire has been put in place, according to the county’s engineering sector.

Former Gloucester Rugby chief executive Stephen Vaughan moves to Premiership rivals  Image

Former Gloucester Rugby chief executive Stephen Vaughan moves to Premiership rivals

Stephen Vaughan didn’t have long to wait for his next job to roll around after leaving his post as chief executive of Gloucester Rugby.

Gloucester city centre beggar jailed for persistently breaking civic injunction Image

Gloucester city centre beggar jailed for persistently breaking civic injunction

A Gloucester city centre beggar who persistently broke an anti-social behaviour order has been jailed for four months.

Keynote speakers confirmed for Growing Gloucestershire Conference Image

Keynote speakers confirmed for Growing Gloucestershire Conference

Four speakers have been confirmed for the conference which will take place at Pittville Pump Rooms in October.

Passengers evacuated by driver as bus catches fire Image

Passengers evacuated by driver as bus catches fire

Dramatic schemes followed the evacuation of a Stagecoach West bus yesterday evening (August 15).

Aerial photos reveal true scale of near million sq ft business park Image

Aerial photos reveal true scale of near million sq ft business park

Drive past junction 12 of the M5 on the motorway and you might be distracted by the edifice that is the incinerator, but close by work progresses on a major new business development.

Developer wins permission for 80-plus new homes Image

Developer wins permission for 80-plus new homes

Housing developer Newland Homes has won permission to build 87 new homes.

Burglars attack two Cotswold businesses with sledgehammer Image

Burglars attack two Cotswold businesses with sledgehammer

Police are appealing for information after burglars struck at two businesses in the Cotswold.

Lorry fire causes busy Gloucestershire commuter route to be closed Image

Lorry fire causes busy Gloucestershire commuter route to be closed

Police were called to a report of a lorry on fire at around 4am on Thursday morning.

House builder secures £50million of new funding Image

House builder secures £50million of new funding

Housing provider Bromford have taken the amount of new funding it has received since merging with Severn Vale Homes to more than half-a-billion.

"Constructive" talks held over the future of Cheltenham's Sandford Park Lido

Cheltenham Borough Council say a “constructive meeting” was held with the Sandford Lido Trust regarding the future of the town’s open-air pool.

Two reasons why the Museum of Gloucester is rocketing ahead Image

Two reasons why the Museum of Gloucester is rocketing ahead

Free entry and an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings has seen visitor numbers rocket at the Museum of Gloucester.

Gloucester MP welcomes introduction of cheaper rail fares Image

Gloucester MP welcomes introduction of cheaper rail fares

A new railcard that offers a 50 per cent reduction in fares for pupils in further education has been welcomed by Gloucester MP Richard Graham.

Gloucestershire big employers showcased as Job fair returns to Cheltenham Library Image

Gloucestershire big employers showcased as Job fair returns to Cheltenham Library

Some of Gloucestershire’s biggest employers will be able to meet prospective employees face to face when the Job Fair returns to Cheltenham next month.

Ambition of company behind Gloucester’s incinerator still burns brightly Image

Ambition of company behind Gloucester’s incinerator still burns brightly

A construction firm whose name will forever be associated with one of the county’s most controversial landmark developments has revealed its strongest half year results in years.

Poached finance boss given permanent role at Superdry Image

Poached finance boss given permanent role at Superdry

Immediately post Julian Dunkerton’s dramatic return to the board of Superdry the fashion business bolstered its board with a temporary finance boss.

1,200 people give Cotswold District Council views on car park design: Council decides NOTHING Image

1,200 people give Cotswold District Council views on car park design: Council decides NOTHING

Heard the joke about the council that held a public consultation in order to eliminate one of three designs for a new car park and completely failed to achieve their aim?

Could a heritage railway restore a rail link between Gloucester and Sharpness? Image

Could a heritage railway restore a rail link between Gloucester and Sharpness?

Volunteers who are working to bring a section of Gloucestershire railway back to life have ambitious plans to create a tourist attraction in the south of the county.

RAF centenary sees turnover at air tattoo charity soar Image

RAF centenary sees turnover at air tattoo charity soar

It may be the youngest of the UK's military charities, but that has not stopped organisers of the world largest military air show setting its sights high.

Key appointments made by Gloucester-based haulier CM Downton Image

Key appointments made by Gloucester-based haulier CM Downton

Leading Gloucester based haulage company CM Downton have made two high-level recruits to their team.

Half of UK workers experiencing stress Image

Half of UK workers experiencing stress

A pressure-filled summer is causing half of UK employees to experience chronic workplace stress, or ‘burnout’.

Further education colleges are the

Further education colleges are the "forgotten sector" and facing a funding crisis

Urgent action is needed to address a funding crisis in the “forgotten sector” of education, according to the assistant principal of one of the largest further education colleges in Gloucestershire.

Freeminers of the Forest of Dean to be celebrate with gargoyle on Gloucester Cathedral Image

Freeminers of the Forest of Dean to be celebrate with gargoyle on Gloucester Cathedral

A gargoyle of a freeminer has been chosen to represent the Forest of Dean as part of the £500,000 restoration project at Gloucester Cathedral.

Gloucester MP says 2,000 home development would be

Gloucester MP says 2,000 home development would be "a disaster"

Plans to build 2,000 homes on the edge of Gloucester have been labelled as a “disaster” by the city’s MP.

40-year-old denies he was the businessman selling fake goods Image

40-year-old denies he was the businessman selling fake goods

A 40-year-old man has been sent for crown court trial charged with selling fake cigarettes and tobacco products from a shop in Gloucestershire.

River Island asks landlords to slash rents Image

River Island asks landlords to slash rents

Fashion retailer River Island is negotiating with landlords over cuts to rents of up to 40 per cent.

Major Gloucestershire business grows turnover to £480 million Image

Major Gloucestershire business grows turnover to £480 million

One of Gloucestershire’s biggest businesses just got bigger – growing revenue by 10 per cent, but its order book is the big story.

Rugby pub sold in £1.27 billion deal to re-open Image

Rugby pub sold in £1.27 billion deal to re-open

Shock and even despair greeted news the Kingsholm Inn opposite Gloucester Rugby’s stadium had closed after it was sold in a major real-estate deal.

Fears over future of Cheltenham's Sandford Park Lido to be addressed in meeting with council Image

Fears over future of Cheltenham's Sandford Park Lido to be addressed in meeting with council

A meeting that will help determine the future of Cheltenham’s Sandford Park Lido is set to take place tomorrow.

Burgers, hot dogs and milkshakes - with or without bacon - coming to Gloucester Quays Image

Burgers, hot dogs and milkshakes - with or without bacon - coming to Gloucester Quays

The new Five Guys burger restaurant is just days away from opening

Success is on the cards for high street retailer as sales increase by 5.5 per cent Image

Success is on the cards for high street retailer as sales increase by 5.5 per cent

Sales have increased by 5.5 per cent at the Card Factory with the company hailing “a robust performance in a challenging consumer environment.”

Federation of Small Businesses makes living wage warning Image

Federation of Small Businesses makes living wage warning

Business owners are paying themselves less, increasing prices and holding back investment in response to the rising costs of paying staff, a study has shown.

The

The "broken business rates system" must be fixed say 50 top retailers

More than 50 major retailers have come together to demand fixes to what they have called a “broken business rates system.”

Jewellery business back open following theft of safe Image

Jewellery business back open following theft of safe

Thieves targeted a high street jewellers in Tewkesbury in the early hours – loading a safe into the back of a car.

Copyright 2019 Moose Partnership Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any content is strictly forbidden without prior permission.