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Powerful Gloucestershire business group teams up with GCHQ Image

Powerful Gloucestershire business group teams up with GCHQ

In a fitting cloak and dagger moment, the boss of GCHQ was revealed as top of the bill at the GFirst LEP Annual Review.

£2.1 million funding to boost Gloucestershire harbour project Image

£2.1 million funding to boost Gloucestershire harbour project

More than £2 million has been won towards an ambitious scheme to develop a Gloucestershire harbour.

New restaurant revealed for Cheltenham Image

New restaurant revealed for Cheltenham

A chef who trained with the legendary experimental foodie Heston Blumenthal has been revealed as the name planning to open a new restaurant in Cheltenham.

Forum says the future of Cheltenham High Street is not just about shopping Image

Forum says the future of Cheltenham High Street is not just about shopping

It’s not all about the shopping, was the conclusion that close to 100 attendees took from Thursday night’s Cheltenham Property Forum on the future of the High Street, hosted by Evans Jones.

‘Not generally racist’ woman glassed man in face Image

‘Not generally racist’ woman glassed man in face

Six years after she attacked a man in Cheltenham in a drunken, violent, racist assault Shannon Cairns has been brought to justice.

National award for innovative business and charity partnership Image

National award for innovative business and charity partnership

Before it arrived beside the M5 in Gloucestershire the very idea of a motorway service station winning awards for excellence in business might have seemed unfathomable.

If staff take part in today’s global climate change strike here's what businesses can do Image

If staff take part in today’s global climate change strike here's what businesses can do

Some will be aware that today is the subject to a call for a national strike in relation to climate change.

Thomas Cook says holidays are operating as usual as it struggles to find cash Image

Thomas Cook says holidays are operating as usual as it struggles to find cash

Plans are underway to fly 150,000 British holidaymakers home, as Thomas Cook struggles to stay afloat.

Extra support for landlords means more secure homes for those most in need Image

Extra support for landlords means more secure homes for those most in need

Extra support for landlords is available from Stroud District Council, so that tenants threatened with homelessness can get a more secure roof over their heads.

Housebuilder unveils new Gloucester show home Image

Housebuilder unveils new Gloucester show home

Barnwood-based Newland Homes has announced the opening of a new show home within the county.

Business expert: Rugby World Cup late starts Image

Business expert: Rugby World Cup late starts

By the time you read this the Rugby World Cup will have already kicked off in Japan.

Significant step taken towards filling the 'Missing Link' on the A417 in Gloucestershire Image

Significant step taken towards filling the 'Missing Link' on the A417 in Gloucestershire

A crucial next step in the long battle to fill the so-called ‘Missing Link’ on the A417 in Gloucestershire has been taken.

Major construction firm reveals £245 million loss Image

Major construction firm reveals £245 million loss

One of the UK’s biggest construction firms has revealed losses of £245 million wand warned that revenue would flatline.

Architect converts old Cotswold bungalow into super green designer home Image

Architect converts old Cotswold bungalow into super green designer home

A neglected bungalow in a Cotswold village has been transformed into a state-of-the-art, two-storey family home built to Passivhaus principles by a Gloucestershire architect.

Developers in Gloucestershire to be made to go carbon neutral Image

Developers in Gloucestershire to be made to go carbon neutral

After celebrating declaring Gloucestershire on a crusade to tackle the climate emergency the county council has now turned its attention to developers.

Large number of mobile phones stolen in overnight raid in Gloucester city centre Image

Large number of mobile phones stolen in overnight raid in Gloucester city centre

A large number of mobile phones were stolen in an overnight raid on a Northgate Street shop.

Online business overtakes retail receipts at Next Image

Online business overtakes retail receipts at Next

Online sales have overtaken shop sales at High Street giant Next, according to the company’s half-year results.

James Hopkins Trust celebrates 30th birthday Image

James Hopkins Trust celebrates 30th birthday

More than 120 supporters and local businesses came together to mark the momentous occasion at the Barnwood base of a much loved charity.

'Exciting' development could see Gloucester city centre eyesore transformed  Image

'Exciting' development could see Gloucester city centre eyesore transformed

It appears that the redevelopment of The Fleece Hotel could be just the start of a significant overhaul to parts of Gloucester’s city centre.

‘Famous’ Gloucestershire pub to reopen Image

‘Famous’ Gloucestershire pub to reopen

Work is afoot to reopen one of the county’s most ‘famous’ public houses after nearly two years.

Barbour lay down their coat at Gloucester Quays Image

Barbour lay down their coat at Gloucester Quays

The world-famous jacket makers have confirmed they are opening a store at Gloucester Quays with eight new jobs being created.

Cheltenham man arrested in relation to theft of £4million toilet seat Image

Cheltenham man arrested in relation to theft of £4million toilet seat

The old joke was that police had nothing to go on after reports of a golden toilet seat being stolen from Blenheim Palace.

Profits and sales fall at major DIY chain Image

Profits and sales fall at major DIY chain

Sales and profits have fallen at one of the UK’s biggest do it yourself chains, dropping £35 million compared to the same six month period last year.

Cirencester-based architects nominated for prestigious industry award Image

Cirencester-based architects nominated for prestigious industry award

The development next to a historic stately home in Yorkshire has earned the firm a place on the shortlist for an industry-recognised award.

Powerful business group to reveal where it is spending millions in Gloucestershire Image

Powerful business group to reveal where it is spending millions in Gloucestershire

Aside from what it plans to do with its millions to drive the Gloucestershire economy there is another important pressing question that will be answered at tomorrow's eighth GFirst LEP annual review.

Profits and turnover cooking on gas as firm reveals 250 plus per cent rise Image

Profits and turnover cooking on gas as firm reveals 250 plus per cent rise

A firm which built its name and profits on the ingenuity of one man’s invention has revealed an incredible rise in turnover and profits.

EXCLUSIVE: Dowdeswell Estates and Gloucester City Council agree deal to redevelop The Fleece Hotel Image

EXCLUSIVE: Dowdeswell Estates and Gloucester City Council agree deal to redevelop The Fleece Hotel

Punchline can exclusively reveal that a "game changing" deal has been agreed to transform a Gloucester City centre landmark.

VIDEO: Take a tour of the historic Fleece Inn in Gloucester ahead of its redevelopment Image

VIDEO: Take a tour of the historic Fleece Inn in Gloucester ahead of its redevelopment

Punchline TV speaks to the key players in the redevelopment and takes a peak inside the historic building before it is redeveloped

Work starts on Cheltenham Quadrangle rooftop restaurant development  Image

Work starts on Cheltenham Quadrangle rooftop restaurant development

Transformation of landmark Cheltenham town centre building the Quadrangle has now begun, with contractors moving onto the site.

Historic house for sale - with Lord of the Manor title Image

Historic house for sale - with Lord of the Manor title

If you have aspirations to becoming a real life Lord of the Manor and fancy following in the footsteps of Royalty we could be able to help.

Main route through Slimbridge and to Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre to be closed for a week Image

Main route through Slimbridge and to Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre to be closed for a week

A major road resurfacing project will start in Slimbridge in October with work expected to last for around a month.

Gloucestershire housebuilder supports recycle week Image

Gloucestershire housebuilder supports recycle week

Now in its 17th year, Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, organised by charity WRAP.

Top chef faces pledges to walk through fire for school Image

Top chef faces pledges to walk through fire for school

If there is an opposite version of ‘if you can’t handle the heat, get out of the kitchen’ the Cotswold chef Ethan Rodgers looks like he’s found it.

Is lack of confidence behind gender pay gap? Image

Is lack of confidence behind gender pay gap?

More than half of professional women (57 per cent) have never attempted to negotiate a pay rise, according to a new report.

Gloucester cannabis producers told in court: 'Sorry, there isn't enough time for your trial'  Image

Gloucester cannabis producers told in court: 'Sorry, there isn't enough time for your trial'

A lack of available court time has meant that an eight-day trial due to start at Gloucester Crown Court yesterday has had to be delayed for at least six months.

Helium shortage isn’t just hot air Image

Helium shortage isn’t just hot air

A global shortage of helium could affect more than the party balloon industry.

Fashion brand with Gloucestershire HQ set to open Gloucester Quays store Image

Fashion brand with Gloucestershire HQ set to open Gloucester Quays store

Job adverts are being posted for a new outlet at the Gloucester Quays centre - and it's for a fashion brand with a county base.

Merchants to the construction industry builds profits Image

Merchants to the construction industry builds profits

A well-known family business supplying the county’s construction sector has revealed a rise in profits during its last financial year.

PICTURES: Tayntons Solicitors charity quiz raises £1,000 for Maggie's Image

PICTURES: Tayntons Solicitors charity quiz raises £1,000 for Maggie's

A team of brainboxes from Hazlewoods were crowned as more than £1,000 was raised for Maggie’s in the Tayntons Solicitors charity quiz.

Turnover accelerates by more than £5 million for commercial vehicle firm Image

Turnover accelerates by more than £5 million for commercial vehicle firm

One of Gloucestershire’s longest-standing family-run firms has revealed a 16 per cent rise in turnover to £40.15 million.

Plans for new secondary school for Kingsway  Image

Plans for new secondary school for Kingsway

Plans for a new secondary school for Kingsway are well underway and set to be submitted to the Department for Education later in the autumn.

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