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Historic Gloucestershire pub to be turned into an up-market French-style brasserie Image

Historic Gloucestershire pub to be turned into an up-market French-style brasserie

Company set up by renowned restaurateur Raymond Blanc looks set to turn 17th century inn in the heart of a Gloucestershire village in to up-market French-style brasserie

Our next prime minister will be heading to Gloucestershire for hustings Image

Our next prime minister will be heading to Gloucestershire for hustings

Gloucestershire set to hold one of the final head-to-heads between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt

Location of new £6 million country club revealed Image

Location of new £6 million country club revealed

In February news emerged of a new £6 million climbing and sports centre on land between Gloucester and Cheltenham, and now the exact location has been revealed.

Major construction conference to take place in Gloucestershire this week Image

Major construction conference to take place in Gloucestershire this week

Anyone who is anyone from the world of construction is due to gather at Gloucester Rugby’s Kingsholm stadium for the biggest conference of its kind of the year.

Brexit pushing up construction salaries Image

Brexit pushing up construction salaries

Pay across the construction sector is rising sharply due to labour shortages caused by Brexit, according to the latest figures.

Game is latest to join Mike Ashley retail family Image

Game is latest to join Mike Ashley retail family

Gaming store, Game, is the latest in a long line of retailers to be taken over by Mike Ashley and Sports Direct.

Shadow chancellor heading to Stroud to sell Labour vision Image

Shadow chancellor heading to Stroud to sell Labour vision

Labour party heavyweight John McDonnell will be at the Subscription Rooms on Saturday

County law firm acts on £11.5 million acquisition Image

County law firm acts on £11.5 million acquisition

Cheltenham-based BPE Solicitors has acted for Totally plc, on its recent £11.5million reverse takeover of Greenbrook Healthcare.

Landmark moment for contractor behind new college animal centre Image

Landmark moment for contractor behind new college animal centre

Cirencester College staff and students have celebrated the final stages of construction of the their new £700,000 Animal Centre with a topping out ceremony.

Names big and small sign up to Gloucestershire green business group Image

Names big and small sign up to Gloucestershire green business group

A new group of green companies is due to hold its first gathering this week - aiming to drive the the county's green business credentials and turn them into profit.

Plastic bottle recycling machine comes to Cheltenham thanks to town MP Image

Plastic bottle recycling machine comes to Cheltenham thanks to town MP

A state-of-the-art bottle deposit machine will be on show on Cheltenham High Street on Friday.

Multi-million pound theatre development revealed Image

Multi-million pound theatre development revealed

One of Cheltenham’s most celebrated, historic venues is to undergo a multi-million pound redevelopment, to transform it into a hub for performing arts.

Do plans hint at expansion for Superdry? Image

Do plans hint at expansion for Superdry?

Earlier this year it had a different boss at the helm, its brakes screaming as it wrestled to halt a share price slide and plans were afoot to axe up to 200 jobs as part of £50m cost-cutting plan.

Plans revealed for 60 new homes Image

Plans revealed for 60 new homes

Sixty new homes could be built on the site of a former Cheltenham primary school.

Future of former Countrywide store secured Image

Future of former Countrywide store secured

Planners have given the green light for change of use of the former Countrywide Farmers store in Gloucester.

Stroud to get a slice of railway station cycle cash  Image

Stroud to get a slice of railway station cycle cash

Stroud railway station is one of 48 across England set to benefit from new investment from the Cycle Rail programme.

"Large amount of money" stolen from business in rooftop burglary

Police are investigating a burglary in which a large amount of money was stolen from a cash machine.

New resource for county charities opens its doors  Image

New resource for county charities opens its doors

Morroway House, an office block in the heart of Gloucester opposite the new Transport Hub, has opened as a new dedicated facility for Gloucestershire charities, voluntary sector and not for profit organisations.

Brewery celebrates healthy pub snacks the only way it knows how Image

Brewery celebrates healthy pub snacks the only way it knows how

Innovative pub snacks were the order of the day at a beer and snacks pairing event held in Cirencester this week.

TV presenter Joins Gloucestershire charity Image

TV presenter Joins Gloucestershire charity

A regional TV presenter has joined the Hollie Gazzard Trust as one of the charities ambassadors.

Man jailed for endangering lives Image

Man jailed for endangering lives

A former heroin addict has been jailed for setting fire to his room in a Matson hostel.

More energy needed to tackle zero carbon target, say businesses Image

More energy needed to tackle zero carbon target, say businesses

Clarion calls from county companies for more to be done to tackle our reliance on fossil fuels come as the UK tips in favour of “zero carbon energy” for the first time.

Contractor named for multi-million pound shopping centre development Image

Contractor named for multi-million pound shopping centre development

A construction firm from Gloucestershire has been chosen to carry out “the third and most significant phase of work” of a major redevelopment project.

Gloucester man handed suspended sentence for operating illegal waste site Image

Gloucester man handed suspended sentence for operating illegal waste site

The site was around the size of three football pitches.

New partners named at Gloucestershire solicitors Image

New partners named at Gloucestershire solicitors

Two new female partners have been named at one of Gloucestershire’s longest established law firms.

Golfing event puts charity on course to benefit  Image

Golfing event puts charity on course to benefit

Texas scramble was the format and the competitors were, how do we put this politely, of all abilities and from across the Gloucestershire business community.

Turnover grows to £80 million and staff numbers rise Image

Turnover grows to £80 million and staff numbers rise

An insurance and risk management firm with Cheltenham offices has revealed strong growth in revenues.

Wheelchair using FA-qualified referee needs your help! Image

Wheelchair using FA-qualified referee needs your help!

Punchline is calling on Gloucestershire businesses to help the UK’s first wheelchair-using FA-qualified referee.

Historic building sale benefits three Gloucestershire charities Image

Historic building sale benefits three Gloucestershire charities

Proceeds from the sale of an historic building on Park Street, Gloucester have been donated to three Gloucestershire charities.

The Trouble with Twitter: The BBC Tory leadership debate and the Gloucester Imam Image

The Trouble with Twitter: The BBC Tory leadership debate and the Gloucester Imam

You are probably aware of the storm that erupted recently following the appearance on the Conservative leadership TV debate of Gloucester Imam Abdullah Patel, who had a question for the assembled delegates.

Mel smashes world record Image

Mel smashes world record

At just after 3am this morning, Gloucestershire paralympian Mel Nicholls didn’t just break the world record she was aiming for, she smashed it.

Dunelm bucks retail trend Image

Dunelm bucks retail trend

Home furnishings retailer, Dunelm, has bucked the retail trend by raising its full-year profit forecast for the second time in just over two months.

Bathroom chain close to collapse Image

Bathroom chain close to collapse

Specialist bathrooms chain Bathstore ‎is close to appointing administrators.

Brewery buys Cotswold pub Image

Brewery buys Cotswold pub

A Cornish brewery has expanded into new territories with the acquisition of a pub near Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Scariest business idea ever outlines expansion plans Image

Scariest business idea ever outlines expansion plans

It might sound from the headline as if we are over-playing this one – but when plans for expansion include room for a séance we beg to disagree.

New manager at the Everyman Theatre Image

New manager at the Everyman Theatre

The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham, which runs and supports the largest youth theatre programme in the county, has announced the appointment of a new manager.

Discounted bus travel across Gloucestershire for Clean Air Day Image

Discounted bus travel across Gloucestershire for Clean Air Day

To celebrate Clean Air Day on Thursday 20th June, Stagecoach West are offering discounted bus travel across Gloucestershire.

False 999 call sparks gun-point arrest of innocent man Image

False 999 call sparks gun-point arrest of innocent man

A man has been spared jail after making a false 999 call that led to an innocent man being marched at gunpoint out of his home.

New Sue Ryder store boosts local hospice care Image

New Sue Ryder store boosts local hospice care

The new Sue Ryder shop in Abbeydale is already making an impact on hospice care in Gloucestershire.

Sales fall at Premier Inn Image

Sales fall at Premier Inn

Sales at Premier Inn hotels open for at least a year fell 4.6 per cent in the first three months of 2019.

Dealer used boy to run drugs Image

Dealer used boy to run drugs

A Cheltenham drug dealer who used a 17-year-old boy as a runner has been jailed.

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