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Llanthony Road improvement works will see road closed for two weeks Image

Llanthony Road improvement works will see road closed for two weeks

A major road will be closed for a maximum of two weeks.

Gloucester business closing after 30 years Image

Gloucester business closing after 30 years

A Gloucester shop is set to close on New Year’s Eve, after 30 years of trading.

VIDEO: Hundreds of Forest students inspired by event Image

VIDEO: Hundreds of Forest students inspired by event

More than 700 Year 9 students from six Forest of Dean schools attended a ground-breaking careers event yesterday (Thursday).

Housebuilder appoints head of customer care Image

Housebuilder appoints head of customer care

Claire Fairchild has been appointed as head of customer care at Newland Homes, the privately owned housebuilder based in Gloucestershire.

Cheltenham man defrauded three government bodies Image

Cheltenham man defrauded three government bodies

A 48-year-old man who defrauded three government bodies of more than £50,000 has been sentenced.

Renishaw partnership brings engineering expertise to Barcelona racing weekend Image

Renishaw partnership brings engineering expertise to Barcelona racing weekend

Renishaw partnered with the company's Spanish subsidiary to race at the RFEDA Racing weekend in Barcelona.

University to host digital technology webinar Image

University to host digital technology webinar

University of Gloucestershire is hosting a free webinar aimed at preparing businesses and organisations for the impact, benefits and challenges of emerging digital technologies.

Cheltenham environmental work wins CPRE award Image

Cheltenham environmental work wins CPRE award

Outstanding natural environment work at Leckhampton Hill and Charlton Kings Common has won an award from a countryside charity.

Investigation of councillor’s illegal puppy farm continues Image

Investigation of councillor’s illegal puppy farm continues

A City and County councillor who has admitted running an illegal puppy farm is to face a fact-finding hearing.

Fraudster cheated the state out of £10,000 Image

Fraudster cheated the state out of £10,000

A brazen fraudster has been sentenced.

More than 100 drivers stopped for driving offences on the M5 Gloucestershire Image

More than 100 drivers stopped for driving offences on the M5 Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Constabulary's Roads Policing Unit stopped more than 100 drivers.

Gloucester Railway Station underpass to close for nine months Image

Gloucester Railway Station underpass to close for nine months

The underpass in Gloucester which connects the train station to Great Western Road will be closed for nine months while refurbishment works take place.

New entertainment venue could open in Cheltenham Image

New entertainment venue could open in Cheltenham

A new drinks and games venue could soon be arriving in Cheltenham, after Roxy Lanes applied for premises licence for a new site on Cheltenham's high street.

Cirencester-based Tyler Grange achieves B-Corporation certification Image

Cirencester-based Tyler Grange achieves B-Corporation certification

Acknowledging its commitment to its people and the planet, the Cirencester-based environmental consultancy has achieved certification as a B-Corporation.

Bicycle Hub warns cyclists to increase security Image

Bicycle Hub warns cyclists to increase security

A Cheltenham-based bike outlet is urging cyclists to increase security of their bicycles, after a recent rise in thefts across the town.

Punchline Talks – November 25 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – November 25 line-up revealed

It has been another big week of news for the Punchline Business Briefers to discuss.

Fast food delivery workers vote to strike Image

Fast food delivery workers vote to strike

KFC, Burger King, Pizza Hut and Wagamama delivery workers have voted to strike.

Appeal to trace delivery driver who was robbed in Cheltenham Image

Appeal to trace delivery driver who was robbed in Cheltenham

Police have issued an appeal to identify a victim of a robbery.

Over-50s to be offered apprenticeships by Halfords Image

Over-50s to be offered apprenticeships by Halfords

Halfords has launched a recruitment drive for its Autocentres, prioritising attracting retirees back into the workforce.

Small firms 'at the brink of collapse' in energy price crisis Image

Small firms 'at the brink of collapse' in energy price crisis

One in four small firms plan to close, downsize, or restructure if energy bills relief ends in April next year.

Drugs operation reaches Gloucestershire night-time economy Image

Drugs operation reaches Gloucestershire night-time economy

The third phase of a regional drugs operation is taking place in the county this week.

Prolific offender back behind bars Image

Prolific offender back behind bars

A prolific offender who was once controversially given a KFC meal, Pepsi and cigarettes by police during a 20 hour rooftop siege is back behind bars.

Man arrested in connection with rape in Stroud Image

Man arrested in connection with rape in Stroud

An arrest has been made.

Superdry to close Cheltenham store Image

Superdry to close Cheltenham store

Cheltenham-based Superdry is to close its store on the Promenade – just a year after it opened.

Council U-turn on £75million investment Image

Council U-turn on £75million investment

Cotswold District Council has performed a major U-turn on a planned £75 million investment in the area.

Post Office defrauded of almost £23,000 by employee Image

Post Office defrauded of almost £23,000 by employee

When a Forest of Dean postmistress was told the business was losing money, she thought they had become victims of a software glitch.

New units at industrial estate given the go-ahead Image

New units at industrial estate given the go-ahead

Two new industrial units are set to be built at the Eastington Industrial Estate, near Stroud.

Car crashes into Gloucestershire business Image

Car crashes into Gloucestershire business

A car ripped a huge hole in a Gloucestershire business and caused thousands of pounds of damage to stock.

New leadership for Gloucestershire charity Image

New leadership for Gloucestershire charity

Lilian Faithfull Care have announced that Martin Hughes is moving on to new challenges.

South West equity finance markets grow at fastest rate in the UK  Image

South West equity finance markets grow at fastest rate in the UK

The British Business Bank’s second annual Nations and Regions Tracker, published today (November 23), shows strong signs for growth of equity finance in the South West.

Pets at Home profits fall Image

Pets at Home profits fall

Pets at Home has seen profits fall, despite a rise in sales.

Blood and fingerprints under spotlight with new crime-scene tech Image

Blood and fingerprints under spotlight with new crime-scene tech

Gloucestershire Constabulary’s forensics team is the first in the South West to own a ground-breaking piece of technology.

Man in hospital following a collision in Churchdown Image

Man in hospital following a collision in Churchdown

A man is in hospital with serious injuries following a collision.

Cotswold hotel and restaurant sold with £2.25m price tag Image

Cotswold hotel and restaurant sold with £2.25m price tag

A 5* restaurant, hotel, and chippie in a popular Cotswold village has welcomed new owners.

Marchants picks up key Cheltenham route from Stagecoach Image

Marchants picks up key Cheltenham route from Stagecoach

Marchants Coaches has stepped in to provide an essential bus route in Cheltenham.

Businesses invited to tender for University catering contract Image

Businesses invited to tender for University catering contract

University of Gloucestershire’s City Campus development in Gloucester has reached a key milestone.

£45,000 worth of arson damage at the Dean Heritage Railway Image

£45,000 worth of arson damage at the Dean Heritage Railway

An arsonist who caused damage to train carriages is to be sentenced.

Over half a million raised for projects using Crowdfund Cotswold Image

Over half a million raised for projects using Crowdfund Cotswold

Crowdfund Cotswold, Cotswold District Council’s online crowdfunding platform, has raised over £540,000 in less than two years.

Restaurant insolvencies increase almost 60 per cent Image

Restaurant insolvencies increase almost 60 per cent

Soaring energy costs, food price inflation and a slowdown in consumer spending have sent restaurants into the red.

Next resurrects fashion brand Image

Next resurrects fashion brand

US fashion brand, Banana Republic, is to make a return to the UK, through Next.

Contractor walks free after defrauding elderly couple Image

Contractor walks free after defrauding elderly couple

A contractor who spent six months in custody awaiting sentence has walked free from court.

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