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Council to face key questions over £500m waste incinerator project Image

Council to face key questions over £500m waste incinerator project

Gloucestershire County Council is being asked to answer six key questions about the controversial Javelin Park incinerator.

Historic Gloucestershire hotel snapped up for around £800,000 Image

Historic Gloucestershire hotel snapped up for around £800,000

A historic Gloucestershire hotel which was given the once over by Channel 5's The Hotel Inspector has been sold.

Aerospace giant plans to touch-down at business park Image

Aerospace giant plans to touch-down at business park

Plans have been revealed for one of the world's biggest aerospace companies to relocate operations onto a Gloucestershire business park.

New multi-million pound global headquarters opens  Image

New multi-million pound global headquarters opens

A £15 million headquarters for what is described as a “world leading manufacturer” has officially opened its doors in Gloucestershire.

Crunch time as construction industry faces double whammy Image

Crunch time as construction industry faces double whammy

Experts are warning that the recruitment crisis in the construction sector is deepening.

Court proceeding for Gloucestershire businessmen who built back garden leisure centre Image

Court proceeding for Gloucestershire businessmen who built back garden leisure centre

Court proceedings have been issued against a businessman for failing to comply with an Enforcement Notice which required the removal of a building from his land.

CBI: Recovery in manufacturing order books looks promising Image

CBI: Recovery in manufacturing order books looks promising

Manufacturing order books recovered and the volume of output increased strongly in the three months to June.

Urgent help needed for bereaved children Image

Urgent help needed for bereaved children

A Gloucester company is calling on local businesses and residents to give generously to help two children bereaved by a murder.

Group gives technical support for region's food and drink businesses Image

Group gives technical support for region's food and drink businesses

Important technical advice for those in the food and drink sector has just been issued by Cotswold Taste Ltd, the region's quality marque and B2B organisation.

Major investment provides powerful solution for growth  Image

Major investment provides powerful solution for growth

A half a million pound investment has paved the way for further expansion and potentially new jobs at a fast-growing Gloucestershire firm.

‘Million dollar’ Cheltenham businessman cleared of sex charges but found guilty of fraud Image

‘Million dollar’ Cheltenham businessman cleared of sex charges but found guilty of fraud

A business consuiltant who describes himself as the "world’s premier joint venture expert" was cleared today of trying to persuade a 13-year-old girl to perform sex acts - but he admitted a phone fraud against O2.

Top business speakers will inspire you at Growing Gloucestershire conference, June 20 Image

Top business speakers will inspire you at Growing Gloucestershire conference, June 20

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and shaping the county for 2050 will be major themes for the Growing Gloucestershire conference which takes place this Wednesday June 20.

Landmark offices go to market – but what of the businesses within? Image

Landmark offices go to market – but what of the businesses within?

News one of Cheltenham’s landmark regency offices is on the market might have left the curious wondering what is afoot for the companies inside the building.

Former Team GB marathon runner to bring 10k road race to Gloucester Image

Former Team GB marathon runner to bring 10k road race to Gloucester

Former Great Britain marathon runner and winner of the Berlin Marathon (1977), Norman Wilson, is launching The City of Gloucester 10k Run, to be held in May next year.

Warning: Road closures in the Forest of Dean Image

Warning: Road closures in the Forest of Dean

Highways crews will be in Coleford doing vital resurfacing work as part of Gloucestershire County Council's £150 million investment into the county's highways.

Some like it hot, but how hot?  Image

Some like it hot, but how hot?

Whether you like your chilli with a serious kick or you prefer a much milder taste, a Gloucestershire company has come up with a new way to define just how hot is ‘hot’.

Bakery and tea room manager stands trial for £11k theft Image

Bakery and tea room manager stands trial for £11k theft

A former manager at the Huffkins Bakery and tea rooms in Cheltenham Promenade will stand trial in October.

Q&A with Liam Fox, International Trade Secretary by Ian Mean, Business West Image

Q&A with Liam Fox, International Trade Secretary by Ian Mean, Business West

Secretary of State for International Trade, the Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox recently visited Business West to deliver an upbeat message to companies about the South West’s great export opportunities.

New team appointed to run town's cultural centre Image

New team appointed to run town's cultural centre

New trustees have been appointed to take forward the regeneration of Stroud's Subscription Rooms.

Police hunt pizza shop robbers Image

Police hunt pizza shop robbers

Two men were injured during a robbery at a pizza shop in Cheltenham.

New director at the helm Image

New director at the helm

A Gloucestershire housing association has appointed a new corporate director.

Cotswold Airport ready for lift-off Image

Cotswold Airport ready for lift-off

Cotswold Airport in Kemble is planning to develop its general aviation facilities and businesses.

Pilgrim’s progress: Stunning time-lapse video of Cathedral project Image

Pilgrim’s progress: Stunning time-lapse video of Cathedral project

Like all worthwhile projects it is the journey Project Pilgrim has taken Gloucester Cathedral on that has helped make it such a success so far. And there is more to come.

Hefty fines for businesses caught breaking the law Image

Hefty fines for businesses caught breaking the law

Employing illegal workers was the reason two Gloucestershire firms were stung with hefty fines to the tune of tens of thousands of pounds.

Engineering firm’s new tech deal with mobile phone business Image

Engineering firm’s new tech deal with mobile phone business

Versarien is in the news so much you would be forgiven if you felt its super material nanene was forever ringing in your ears - well, be careful what you wish for.

Powerboat Racing makes waves in London thanks to Gloucestershire business Image

Powerboat Racing makes waves in London thanks to Gloucestershire business

Thousands of people lined the Royal Victoria dockside over the weekend (15-17 June) to watch the world’s top powerboat drivers compete for the UIM F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix of London.

Warnings: Roadworks in Cheltenham and Gloucester today Image

Warnings: Roadworks in Cheltenham and Gloucester today

Re-surfacing work on two Gloucestershire roads will hamper speedy progress today (June 18) - and in one case for some time to come.

John Lewis adds artistic touch to new development Image

John Lewis adds artistic touch to new development

John Lewis has revealed a series of colourful illustrations by artist Imogen Harvey-Lewis on the hoardings outside its new Cheltenham shop.

County hair and beauty business expands Image

County hair and beauty business expands

One of Gloucestershire's longest-established hair and beauty businesses is to open its first salon outside the county.

Group jailed for 70 years for bringing £127k worth of cocaine and cannabis to Gloucester Image

Group jailed for 70 years for bringing £127k worth of cocaine and cannabis to Gloucester

A network of organised crime groups that conspired to sell thousands of pounds worth of cocaine and cannabis on the streets of Gloucester has been sentenced to a total of 70 years in prison yesterday (Thursday, June 14).

Council in the firing line after spending £30k-plus on QC for two days work Image

Council in the firing line after spending £30k-plus on QC for two days work

A decision to hire a QC for tens of thousands of pounds for two days work has caused a rumpus in the Cotswolds.

“Buses should be at heart of plans to tackle congestion” Image

“Buses should be at heart of plans to tackle congestion”

Stagecoach West has urged politicians to put buses at the heart of their plans to tackle traffic congestion and improve local air quality in Gloucestershire

Former Gloucester Rugby star to re-build once great city club Image

Former Gloucester Rugby star to re-build once great city club

A former Kingsholm star has been named as the man pushing through plans to develop the old King of Clubs and Minx nightclubs in Gloucester.

Gloucestershire accountants' business advice goes worldwide Image

Gloucestershire accountants' business advice goes worldwide

One of Gloucestershire's leading independent firm of accountants, Randall & Payne, has gone global with the business advice it is providing.

ProCook wins Direct Commerce Award Image

ProCook wins Direct Commerce Award

A Gloucestershire-based kitchen and dining ware retailer and Punchline Top 100 employer is celebrating after picking up an award at the ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards 2018.

Major appointment to new business team Image

Major appointment to new business team

A well-known Gloucestershire business consultant has been appointed to a senior role with a county college.

Warning: Gloucestershire roadworks round up for the week ahead Image

Warning: Gloucestershire roadworks round up for the week ahead

Highways England has released information about current and planned roadworks taking place within 30 miles of Gloucester city centre over the next week.

Home owner fined £800 - for illegally pruning four trees Image

Home owner fined £800 - for illegally pruning four trees

A Cotswold resident has paid a high price for pruning four trees on his property.

Tesco bags another quarter of sales growth Image

Tesco bags another quarter of sales growth

Less than two per cent growth might not sound like much but when you work in retail and it is your tenth quarter increase in a row perhaps it is no mean feat.

Eagle Tower reaches new heights in bid to go green Image

Eagle Tower reaches new heights in bid to go green

With 15 floors, Eagle Tower is home to over 45 companies and unsurprisingly produces a huge amount of waste every day.

Publica Group awarded for being disability confident Image

Publica Group awarded for being disability confident

An organisation providing services for local councils has been awarded for its support of people with disabilities and long-term health conditions.

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