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Tewkesbury firm making parts for fighter jet flies into storm Image

Tewkesbury firm making parts for fighter jet flies into storm

With an otherwise low-profile county-wide a Gloucestershire firm which makes circuit boards for the F-35 warplanes has found itself in media searchlights over its ownership.

WARNING: Overnight closure on Eastern Avenue Image

WARNING: Overnight closure on Eastern Avenue

Gloucestershire County Council highways crews will be resurfacing one of the major arterial routes in and out of Gloucester at the end of the month.

Energy tycoon confident new football stadium will be built Image

Energy tycoon confident new football stadium will be built

The man behind the rejected bid to build a 5,000-seater football stadium in Gloucestershire said he will give planners a ‘second chance’ to make the right decision.

Fourth consecutive win for Gloucester company at major national awards Image

Fourth consecutive win for Gloucester company at major national awards

Gloucestershire-based retailer, ProCook, is celebrating winning Best Multichannel Retailer in the £15-30m category at the Direct Commerce Awards.

King’s Walk car park improvement gets underway Image

King’s Walk car park improvement gets underway

Work on Gloucester’s King’s Walk regeneration is now underway, starting with improvement works to King's Walk car park.

Gloucester-based recruitment specialist fuelled for growth Image

Gloucester-based recruitment specialist fuelled for growth

Only three years after deciding to launch his own business, a Gloucester-based recruitment specialist is on track to record a turnover in excess of £1million.

Mel en route to Scotland and a world record Image

Mel en route to Scotland and a world record

Gloucestershire paralympian Mel Nicholls is on day five of her world record bid.

View Earth ‘from space’ - in Gloucester Image

View Earth ‘from space’ - in Gloucester

The Earth will rise in the grounds of Llanthony Secunda Priory later this month.

Rare chance to tour Cotswold country gardens at historic hospice Image

Rare chance to tour Cotswold country gardens at historic hospice

The stunning colours, textures and sights of the informal gardens at Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice go on show next month.

Gloucestershire people recognised in Queens Birthday Honours List Image

Gloucestershire people recognised in Queens Birthday Honours List

Unsung heroes who make a difference to their communities have been honoured by the Queen.

Radical new building would house business centre for Cheltenham Image

Radical new building would house business centre for Cheltenham

Plans for an innovative new building in the middle of Cheltenham, made from shipping containers, would be the home of a new business centre.

Nick Knowles speeding case leads to spat Image

Nick Knowles speeding case leads to spat

Television presenter Nick Knowles’ conviction at Cheltenham Magistrates Court for speeding and using a mobile phone has sparked a war of words.

Major Cheltenham road to close for resurfacing Image

Major Cheltenham road to close for resurfacing

The road near Cheltenham will be resurfaced overnight next week.

Man on trial for theft, possession of a knife and dangerous driving Image

Man on trial for theft, possession of a knife and dangerous driving

A 30 year old Stow on the Wold man will stand jury trial later this year.

Ten fantastic things to do for all the family at the Pied Piper Summer Show Image

Ten fantastic things to do for all the family at the Pied Piper Summer Show

It's your last chance to get tickets for the Pied Piper Appeal's Summer Show, which is gearing up to be a fantastic day out in Gloucestershire.

Housebuilder's Cotswold development proves a success Image

Housebuilder's Cotswold development proves a success

A Gloucester housebuilder's new property design, the 'Cricklade' has proven a big hit with those looking for a new home in a Cotswold village.

New support group to help Gloucestershire businesses go green  Image

New support group to help Gloucestershire businesses go green

How do businesses embrace the green agenda, whilst still being financially viable, and can sustainability help them to future-proof themselves? A new group may hold the answer for local companies.

Sainsbury’s staff vote to strike Image

Sainsbury’s staff vote to strike

Staff at Sainsbury’s biggest distribution centre have voted to strike after a dispute over changes to the supermarket’s absence policy.

Iceland catches a cold Image

Iceland catches a cold

Frozen food retailer Iceland’s full-year earnings have been weighed down by a disappointing performance in the first half of the year, amid expansion plans.

Land refused for football stadium could become 1,000 homes Image

Land refused for football stadium could become 1,000 homes

Years in the planning, a businessman's ambitions to build an all-wooden new 5,000-seater football stadium in Gloucestershire could have reached the end of the road.

45 hectare development creating 7,000 jobs depends on new road system Image

45 hectare development creating 7,000 jobs depends on new road system

Consultation with businesses has started on a major new road system into Cheltenham to support the development of 45 hectares and creation of a 7,000 jobs.

Men’s grooming firm sitting pretty with £1.3m investment  Image

Men’s grooming firm sitting pretty with £1.3m investment

A £1.3 million investment will allow an award-winning men’s grooming business founded by a Gloucestershire businessman to break into overseas markets.

Entries open in 2019 Local Business Charity Awards Image

Entries open in 2019 Local Business Charity Awards

There is just one month to go until entries close for the 2019 Local Business Charity Awards (Gloucestershire), sponsored by insurance specialists Jelf and Ageas Insurance.

Paralympian in world record bid Image

Paralympian in world record bid

Gloucestershire Paralympian, Mel Nicholls, has set off from Lands End this morning, in an attempt to break the world record for getting from Lands End to John O'Groats by hand cycle.

Wealthiest company in Gloucestershire meets Cirencester businesses Image

Wealthiest company in Gloucestershire meets Cirencester businesses

Cirencester’s biggest private employer – and the biggest by turnover in Gloucestershire – has met face-to-face with some of the town’s smallest but no less ambitious businesses.

Topshop safe - for now Image

Topshop safe - for now

High street giant Arcadia Group has narrowly avoided collapse, but some stores will still close.

Not guilty of sexually assaulting University of Gloucestershire student Image

Not guilty of sexually assaulting University of Gloucestershire student

A former University of Gloucestershire student has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old student at a freshers' party in Cheltenham.

Recycling scheme gets council leader's approval Image

Recycling scheme gets council leader's approval

Leader of Cotswold District Council Joe Harris has given a big thumbs up to a new recycling scheme being pioneered at three supermarkets in the region.

First votes in Conservative leadership race are in Image

First votes in Conservative leadership race are in

Conservative candidates fighting it out to lead their party heard the results of the first round just minutes ago.

£17 million turnover family firm reveals expansion plans Image

£17 million turnover family firm reveals expansion plans

A family business which has been in Gloucestershire since the 1940s has revealed its latest expansion plans.

80-year-old former company director attempts world rowing record Image

80-year-old former company director attempts world rowing record

If you are reading this story on the morning of Wednesday, June 12, you will be doing so as the octogenarian former Gloucestershire company director tackles a world rowing record.

Leading accountants reveal recruitment drive Image

Leading accountants reveal recruitment drive

One of Gloucestershire’s highest profile and biggest firms of accountants and business advisors has announced a recruitment drive.

How to keep talent in your business Image

How to keep talent in your business

That a business’s biggest asset is its staff is the premise of a forthcoming Big Talent Breakfast ,which will seek to answer an age old conundrum – 'how do you keep your best workers?'.

Decision on new multi-million pound sports stadium Image

Decision on new multi-million pound sports stadium

A decision is due to be made tonight on a new 5,000 capacity sports stadium just off the M5 motorway in Gloucestershire.

Cotswold coaching inn on the market for £1.25m Image

Cotswold coaching inn on the market for £1.25m

A 15th century coaching inn is now on the market with real estate advisor Colliers International, priced at £1.25 million.

Tasty business idea seeks property deal Image

Tasty business idea seeks property deal

A pop-up restaurant business is reaching out to venue owners in Gloucestershire for a more permanent space.

Six arrests and more than £50k seized Image

Six arrests and more than £50k seized

Six people have been arrested and more than £50k cash has been seized as part of a Gloucester-based money laundering investigation.

Biggest defence firm in Gloucestershire in $121 billion deal with US giant Image

Biggest defence firm in Gloucestershire in $121 billion deal with US giant

When it officially opened its Gloucestershire base for business it marked a £3 million investment creating 100 jobs – and now it is involved in a $121 billion merger.

Council to decide on new road layout for accident hotspot near Stroud Image

Council to decide on new road layout for accident hotspot near Stroud

The final stage of the £2million improvements to the A4173/A46 junction at Pitchcombe will be debated by Gloucestershire County Council’s cabinet next week.

It's avoided the chop but is Gloucester's Debenhams about to be trimmed? Image

It's avoided the chop but is Gloucester's Debenhams about to be trimmed?

The chairman of the ailing High Street giant has revealed that the size of some the remaining stores is about to be cut.

Cheltenham firm cracks North America as part of South West export boom Image

Cheltenham firm cracks North America as part of South West export boom

Figures from the Department for International Trade show that companies from the region are exporting goods overseas at record levels.

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