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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Thursday, May 13 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Thursday, May 13

The latest important news and updates from across Gloucestershire as the coronavirus crisis continues.

US exports to reach £4m for Gloucestershire wildlife product manufacturer Image

US exports to reach £4m for Gloucestershire wildlife product manufacturer

A Tetbury-based wildlife product business has established itself in the US market and expects to generate export sales of £4million over the next five years.

Man arrested after woman's death in Gloucester Image

Man arrested after woman's death in Gloucester

A man has been arrested for murder following the death of a woman in Gloucester.

Travel business to open Cheltenham store Image

Travel business to open Cheltenham store

Independent travel company Trailfinders has announced plans to open a new travel centre in Cheltenham.

Rolls-Royce meeting expectations after tough year Image

Rolls-Royce meeting expectations after tough year

Rolls-Royce said performance has been in line with expectations after dealing with a year of the pandemic.

Harrison Clark Rickerbys close in on merger deal Image

Harrison Clark Rickerbys close in on merger deal

Harrison Clark Rickerbys is in advanced talks over a merger with fellow law firm Hewitsons which would add two new offices to its networks.

Barnsdales expands into residential services with new property manager Image

Barnsdales expands into residential services with new property manager

Cirencester-based property management company Barnsdales has appointed a new residential block manager for the South of England.

Hazlewoods supports schoolwear brand's group expansion Image

Hazlewoods supports schoolwear brand's group expansion

Staverton-based accountants Hazlewoods has advised on the acquisitions of Initially Yours Limited, Total Promotions Limited and John McHugh (Stretford) Limited by Banner Limited.

Brewin Dolphin hits record funds figure Image

Brewin Dolphin hits record funds figure

Investment management firm Brewin Dolphin saw the amount of fund inflows hit a record £1billion for the first three months of the year.

New minibus added to Community Connexions’ fleet Image

New minibus added to Community Connexions’ fleet

Community Connexions has added an additional accessible minibus to help transport the most vulnerable people in Gloucestershire.

Glatfelter sees income rise Image

Glatfelter sees income rise

A leading supplier of engineered materials that has a site in Gloucestershire has seen income rise despite the challenges faced by the pandemic.

Bumper sales for Angling Direct Image

Bumper sales for Angling Direct

Angling Direct has reported bumper sales and a return to profit after more than 100,000 new fishers took to the waterways to escape the pandemic.

Raiders took 101 phones from Gloucester shop Image

Raiders took 101 phones from Gloucester shop

A burglar who stole 101 mobile with more than £50,000 from a Gloucester phone shop has been jailed for more than two years.

Forest of Dean launches £20m Levelling Up Fund bid Image

Forest of Dean launches £20m Levelling Up Fund bid

A bid is being prepared for up to £20million funding to improve leisure facilities, introduce new education opportunities, repurpose vacant buildings and grow the economy across the Forest of Dean.

Police insist no evidence for earlier Gloucester cafe search Image

Police insist no evidence for earlier Gloucester cafe search

Gloucestershire Constabulary insisted there had been insufficient evidence to undertake previous investigations of a cafe in Gloucester in the search for Mary Bastholm,

Punchline Talks - May 13 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks - May 13 line-up revealed

It has been another big week of news for the Punchline Friday Business Briefers to discuss when they come together tomorrow.

EDF heading to new Gloucester home to power future Image

EDF heading to new Gloucester home to power future

EDF is to move its Gloucester base from Barnwood to a new home in Brockworth following a review into the company's future.

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Fred West's "long shadow" draws media back to Gloucester

Media from around the country returned to the streets of Gloucester as "the very long shadow" of Fred West returned to the city with news police are searching a cafe in Southgate Street.

Perry Bishop appoints new associate partner Image

Perry Bishop appoints new associate partner

Gloucestershire-based estate agency Perry Bishop has announced the appointment of Daniel Hopkins as associate partner.

Police cordons in place following discovery of two bodies inside Cirencester house Image

Police cordons in place following discovery of two bodies inside Cirencester house

Scene guards are in place at a property in Cirencester following a report that the bodies of two people had been located at an address.

Online panel examines Western Gateway's impact on Forest of Dean Image

Online panel examines Western Gateway's impact on Forest of Dean

What the Western Gateway means to the Forest of Dean is the topic of an online forum being hosted by Business West.

Mears posts full-year loss but sets sights of further growth Image

Mears posts full-year loss but sets sights of further growth

Gloucestershire-based facilities management specialist Mears Group has revealed a pre-tax loss in its latest full-year results, but said 'strategic progress' had been made.

Spirax-Sarco finds positive outlook for year Image

Spirax-Sarco finds positive outlook for year

Spirax-Sarco said the outlook for 2021 was improving after a strong start to the year.

Aldi launches new fish range to support British fishing industry Image

Aldi launches new fish range to support British fishing industry

German supermarket chain Aldi is launching a new range of seasonal fish in a bid to support the British fishing industry that has been hit hard by the closure of hospitality venues.

Family's plea for privacy as police search cafe for Mary Bastholm Image

Family's plea for privacy as police search cafe for Mary Bastholm

The family of Mary Bastholm has called for privacy while police continue to search a Gloucester cafe after fresh information about her disappearance in 1968.

Hard hats represent UK construction suicides Image

Hard hats represent UK construction suicides

A total of 454 hard hats have been laid out at a building college to represent the number of construction workers who die from suicide each year.

Almost £600k funding to support domestic abuse victims in Gloucestershire Image

Almost £600k funding to support domestic abuse victims in Gloucestershire

Victims of domestic violence in Gloucestershire will soon have access to a greater network of support, thanks to a successful funding application by Gloucestershire’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Signs of life as size of UK economy falls Image

Signs of life as size of UK economy falls

The UK economy is showing signs of recovery despite shrinking by 1.5 per cent in the first three months of 2021.

Joules raises profit forecast thanks to strong online growth Image

Joules raises profit forecast thanks to strong online growth

Fashion and homeware brand Joules has said full-year revenue and profit before tax will be ahead of current expectations.

Gloucester cafe search could be linked to Fred West Image

Gloucester cafe search could be linked to Fred West

Police are searching a cafe in Gloucester after what they say could be a "significant development" in the search for Mary Bastholm, who went missing in 1968.

BAE Systems awarded £54million contract Image

BAE Systems awarded £54million contract

BAE Systems has been given a £54m ($76m) contract modification to produce additional Vertical Launch System (VLS) canisters for the U.S. Navy.

Cineworld at Gloucester Quays and Cheltenham's Brewery Quarter reveal re-opening dates Image

Cineworld at Gloucester Quays and Cheltenham's Brewery Quarter reveal re-opening dates

After PM Boris Johnson confirmed the further relaxation of lockdown yesterday, Cineworld Cinemas has announced the re-opening date for its sites in England.

Accountancy firm forging the future with appointment of new director Image

Accountancy firm forging the future with appointment of new director

Regional accountancy and business advisors Azets has appointed Paul Haley as director of Audit & Assurance for the South West and Wales.

King's School Gloucester to hold Open Morning later this month Image

King's School Gloucester to hold Open Morning later this month

The King's School, next to Gloucester Cathedral, is holding an open morning later this month.

Plant-based food and farming take centre stage at conference on climate change  Image

Plant-based food and farming take centre stage at conference on climate change

Policy makers, academics, growers and farmers will gather at a two-day online conference next month to discuss climate-friendly food and farming.

Conservative ousts Police and Crime Commissioner Image

Conservative ousts Police and Crime Commissioner

Conservative candidate Christopher Nelson has been elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire, ending Martin Surl's nine-year stay in the role.

Appeal for witnesses to attempted robbery and assault in Tewkesbury  Image

Appeal for witnesses to attempted robbery and assault in Tewkesbury

Five unknown men targeted two victims who were on a walk at the time.

Man who sold cannabis to people with health issues sentenced Image

Man who sold cannabis to people with health issues sentenced

A Dursley man who sold cannabis to people suffering from health issues has been sentenced.

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for May 2021 Image

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for May 2021

This month's speed camera priority locations have been announced.

Junction work to start in Cheltenham town centre Image

Junction work to start in Cheltenham town centre

Gloucestershire County Council will be starting improvement work on a junction on A46 Clarence Street in Cheltenham today (May 10).

New supply chain director for Suntory  Image

New supply chain director for Suntory

Andy Hadley has joined Coleford-based Suntory Beverage and Food Great Britain & Ireland (SBF GB&I) to lead its supply chain operations across Great Britain and Ireland.

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