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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Monday, June 14 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Monday, June 14

The ongoing coronavirus situation is changing by the hour with announcements being made about businesses and services that are being forced to adapt and change.

Randall & Payne acquire Gloucester accountancy firm Image

Randall & Payne acquire Gloucester accountancy firm

Cheltenham based firm of accountants and business advisors Randall & Payne has revealed the acquisition of a Gloucester practice.

Gloucestershire IT and cybersecurity firm expand Image

Gloucestershire IT and cybersecurity firm expand

As part of its expansion plans, Optimising IT has revealed the acquisition of further office space in the county.

Work starts on new local centre at Twigworth Image

Work starts on new local centre at Twigworth

Construction work has begun on a new local centre for Twigworth, which forms part of a major development by Robert Hitchins Ltd.

G7 party pictures 'hard pill to swallow' - Gloucestershire business leader Image

G7 party pictures 'hard pill to swallow' - Gloucestershire business leader

G7 leaders enjoyed a barbecue on the beach but the hospitality industry in Gloucestershire faces more suffering.

Spending more time in the garage, the competition heats up Image

Spending more time in the garage, the competition heats up

Spending more time in the garage, Gloucestershire residents are invited to compete for the smartest in the UK.

Gloucestershire County Council appoints new head of school improvement Image

Gloucestershire County Council appoints new head of school improvement

Gloucestershire County Council has appointed Clare Dudman as the county’s new head of school improvement.

Walk, run, cycle or swim miles for Maggie's cancer charity this July Image

Walk, run, cycle or swim miles for Maggie's cancer charity this July

Walk, run, cycle and/or swim your way this July and support people living with cancer, their family and friends.

Plans for fusion energy plant pass first stage Image

Plans for fusion energy plant pass first stage

The South West of England today moved closer to delivering pioneering plans to host the UK’s prototype fusion energy plant in the region.

Cheltenham hotel on the market for £1.95m Image

Cheltenham hotel on the market for £1.95m

A regency townhouse boutique hotelhas been put up for sale by its owner.

Tewkesbury Garden Town boosted by £2.4m award Image

Tewkesbury Garden Town boosted by £2.4m award

A programme of work to provide future generations with great-quality homes, job opportunities and a vibrant new community in Tewkesbury has been given a major boost.

Plans for landmark site in Cheltenham revealed Image

Plans for landmark site in Cheltenham revealed

The Markey Group has announced plans and timescales for the redevelopment of the landmark site at 252 Bath Road, Cheltenham. 

Full steam ahead for the hobby classic Image

Full steam ahead for the hobby classic

Model train maker Hornby is back on track after the lockdowns encouraged adults to return to nostalgic pastimes.


New fire chief promises continued improvements Image

New fire chief promises continued improvements

Mark Preece has been announced as the new interim Chief Fire Officer at Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS).

Big news for county’s cyber future at CyNam Image

Big news for county’s cyber future at CyNam

There were three big announcements on the future of cyber at an online CyNam event last night (10th June).

Forest businesses to get more support to help them reopen safely Image

Forest businesses to get more support to help them reopen safely

While the reopening of the economy continues, Forest of Dean District Council is continuing to work with the HSE, offering help and advice on the safest operating procedures for local businesses.

£1million in grants to boost ambitious Stroud plans for carbon neutral district Image

£1million in grants to boost ambitious Stroud plans for carbon neutral district

Funding to help breathe life into a new community and make old buildings fit for a carbon neutral future has been secured by Stroud District Council.

Police issue warning about 'Nottingham Knockers' Image

Police issue warning about 'Nottingham Knockers'

Police are warning Gloucestershire residents to be vigilant against 'Nottingham Knockers'.

BPE writes chapter for Financial Technology Law Review Image

BPE writes chapter for Financial Technology Law Review

Sarah Kenshall, partner and head of fintech at BPE Solicitors, has written the UK chapter for the Financial Technology Law Review 2021. 

Drug dealer walks free from court Image

Drug dealer walks free from court

An impassioned speech from a 22-year-old drug dealer to a judge helped him to walk free.

New role for Gloucester MD to get his teeth into! Image

New role for Gloucester MD to get his teeth into!

After 25 years at Prima Dental Group, the company's Managing Director is taking on a new role as Executive Chairman, focussing on future strategy.

Game on! 180 Club is launching in Cheltenham Image

Game on! 180 Club is launching in Cheltenham

The Fire Station in Cheltenham will reveal its spectacular new addition, 180 Club, on Thursday, July 1.

Cynam virtual event: Last chance to sign up! Image

Cynam virtual event: Last chance to sign up!

CyNam’s latest virtual event takes place this evening (10th June) and it’s not too late to sign up.

Warning over delaying end to lockdown Image

Warning over delaying end to lockdown

Delaying the end of lockdown would ‘materially slow’ the economic recovery, a leading business group warns.

Ambitious sustainability targets for Kingfisher Image

Ambitious sustainability targets for Kingfisher

Kingfisher is looking to improve its sustainability credentials with some ambitious new carbon reduction targets.

Card retailer swings to big loss Image

Card retailer swings to big loss

Card Factory has recorded losses of over £14 million for the year to 31st January.

Commercial property market growth prediction Image

Commercial property market growth prediction

The commercial property market could see returns increase by 6.4% in 2021, report predicts.

£119k to support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence Image

£119k to support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence

Even more support will soon be available to victims and survivors of sexual violence and domestic violence in Gloucestershire.

Injunction secured against man behaving inappropriately towards members of the public Image

Injunction secured against man behaving inappropriately towards members of the public

Cheltenham Solace has secured an injunction against a man who has been behaving inappropriately towards members of the public.

Punchline Talks – June 11 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – June 11 line-up revealed

This week's invigorating instalment of Punchline Talks will get our blood pumping.

Ecotricity completes Electric Highway sale Image

Ecotricity completes Electric Highway sale

Stroud-based Ecotricity has confirmed the sale of Electric Highway, the world’s first national charging network for electric cars, to GRIDSERVE.

New bistro aims to tempt with pastries and farm shop Image

New bistro aims to tempt with pastries and farm shop

A new bistro, bakery and farm shop is aiming to tempt with its fresh bread and croissants and locally sourced produce.

Have your say on boundary changes Image

Have your say on boundary changes

The Boundary Commission for England has published proposals for new Parliamentary constituencies for Gloucestershire from 2023.

Ministers reveal new date for introducing 'no fault divorce' Image

Ministers reveal new date for introducing 'no fault divorce'

In what is dubbed as the “biggest reform of divorce law in 50 years”, married couples will be able to divorce without blame as of 6th April next year.

MP continues his fight for 'Freedom Day' Image

MP continues his fight for 'Freedom Day'

Gloucestershire MP Mark Harper is continuing his fight for 'Freedom Day' on June 21.

Vaping profits light up lockdown Image

Vaping profits light up lockdown

A year of lockdowns saw more people take up vaping, if sales by British American Tobacco are anything to go by.

Tik Tok demand and romance scamsters - the year online Image

Tik Tok demand and romance scamsters - the year online

Ofcom publishes its research into what Brits got up to online in the 'unprecedented year' of 2020.

Warning after scammers pose as RSPCA and target woman with missing dog  Image

Warning after scammers pose as RSPCA and target woman with missing dog

The woman had shared information about her missing dog online and it’s believed that the scammers took advantage of this.

A year's profits in three months for lender Image

A year's profits in three months for lender

A lender to small regional businesses, with a branch in Gloucestershire, has announced record profits.



Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 11 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 11

The ongoing coronavirus situation is changing by the hour.

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for June 2021 Image

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for June 2021

The Camera Enforcement Team (CET) have been visiting as many of the sites as possible to act as a reminder to drivers.

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