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Main road through Gloucestershire to close for resurfacing work Image

Main road through Gloucestershire to close for resurfacing work

A section of A46 will be closed for a fortnight after the Easter Weekend.

King's Walk regeneration plans earn award nomination Image

King's Walk regeneration plans earn award nomination

The ambitious plans for the overhaul of the King’s Walk, Gloucester Shopping Centre have seen the centre’s owners and Gloucester City Council nominated for a prestigious award.

Celebrating a century of service from one family to Gloucestershire business  Image

Celebrating a century of service from one family to Gloucestershire business

Three generations of the same family have worked for the firm since 1919.

County council suspends scrutiny of controversial hospital plans due to legal proceedings Image

County council suspends scrutiny of controversial hospital plans due to legal proceedings

Legal proceedings have been launched to challenge plans to move major abdominal surgery away from Cheltenham General Hospital.

Gloucestershire Constabulary dogs and horses get more legal protection Image

Gloucestershire Constabulary dogs and horses get more legal protection

New legislation aimed at protecting police dogs and horses will come into force in June 2019.

Shoplifting grandmother given second chance Image

Shoplifting grandmother given second chance

A 41 year old Gloucester grandmother who stole £3,000 worth of goods in a spate of shoplifting while on a suspended sentence has been given three months to 'prove herself' to a city judge.

Cheltenham charity partnership is just the ticket for Glastonbury Festival organisers  Image

Cheltenham charity partnership is just the ticket for Glastonbury Festival organisers

A Cheltenham-based childhood bereavement charity has announced that Glastonbury Festival organisers have become joint patrons.

Fly away this Easter Image

Fly away this Easter

easyJet expects record number of passengers at Bristol for Easter getaway.

'Strong ice cream sales' help Unilever beat growth expectations in first quarter Image

'Strong ice cream sales' help Unilever beat growth expectations in first quarter

The consumer goods giants with a Barnwood base have announced stronger than expected sales growth for the first quarter of 2019.

Landlords warned of £20,000 cost for failing to have the right licence Image

Landlords warned of £20,000 cost for failing to have the right licence

Gloucester City Council are reminding landlords who let properties that they need to be properly licensed under new regulaions.

Over £500 of Easter prizes to be won with Stagecoach West’s 25th anniversary eggstravaganza! Image

Over £500 of Easter prizes to be won with Stagecoach West’s 25th anniversary eggstravaganza!

Hop on board your local Stagecoach West bus this Easter for a chance to win prizes including free cinema tickets, Stagecoach Explorer tickets, Love2Shop vouchers and restaurant vouchers.

Warning: Easter bank holiday weekend speed camera locations Image

Warning: Easter bank holiday weekend speed camera locations

Out and about this weekend? Look out for speed cameras in these locations...

VIDEO: Tours of the King's Bastion Image

VIDEO: Tours of the King's Bastion

Gloucester City Council, working in partnership with King's Walk Gloucester and the Civic Trust, is re-opening the King's Walk Bastion for public tours beneath the floors of King's Walk again this summer.

Top Five (alternative) things to do in Gloucestershire this Easter weekend Image

Top Five (alternative) things to do in Gloucestershire this Easter weekend

Stuck for something to do this Bank Holiday weekend - let Punchline be your guide. But please don't take us seriously.

VIDEO: Is this the woman in a devil mask who is responsible for Forest of Dean acid attacks?  Image

VIDEO: Is this the woman in a devil mask who is responsible for Forest of Dean acid attacks?

CCTV footage has emerged today of the sinister acid attacks carried out by a masked woman in a quiet Forest of Dean village.

Award-winning British chocolatier to open at Gloucester Quays Image

Award-winning British chocolatier to open at Gloucester Quays

One of the nation’s favourite chocolate shops has unwrapped its plans for a tasty new addition to the retail offer at Gloucester Quays - which will create jobs in the city.

Plans for restaurant at popular Gloucestershire garden centre approved Image

Plans for restaurant at popular Gloucestershire garden centre approved

A 68 seat cafe and restaurant promoting local produce will be built alongside garden centre.

New look, new badge and new colours for Gloucester City Football Club Image

New look, new badge and new colours for Gloucester City Football Club

The Tigers are no more and the club will no longer play in yellow and black.

Key appointments made at Superdry Image

Key appointments made at Superdry

The changing of the guard continues at the Cheltenham-based fashion giant following Julian Dunkerton's return to the board.

Sunday Times 25 Best Cottages to rent in UK lists two in ‘Gloucestershire’ Image

Sunday Times 25 Best Cottages to rent in UK lists two in ‘Gloucestershire’

A list of some of the best holiday cottages in the UK has ranked two in 'Gloucestershire' – and we reveal them here.

Housebuilder supports Hempsted's Heart Hunt Image

Housebuilder supports Hempsted's Heart Hunt

In collaboration with a number of other local businesses, Gloucester-based Newland Homes is sponsoring this year’s Hempsted Heart Hunt.

Construction giant's new top man hits ground running by committing to leading 'strategic review' Image

Construction giant's new top man hits ground running by committing to leading 'strategic review'

The new boss of the Kier Group will lead a “strategic review” to consider ways of making the business a more focused group.

Developer named for new performing arts centre and 37 homes Image

Developer named for new performing arts centre and 37 homes

Twenty-four luxury houses, a baker’s dozen up-market homes and a 300-seater arts centre have all moved a step closer.

Your local Post Office is probably under threat of closure, according to survey Image

Your local Post Office is probably under threat of closure, according to survey

If you have a Post Office close to where you live, cherish it because a survey has warned that more than one in five are likely to close in the next 12 months.

Gloucester-based experts keen to help French authorities after Notre-Dame fire Image

Gloucester-based experts keen to help French authorities after Notre-Dame fire

Insurance experts will do whatever they can to help after "heart-breaking" scenes in Paris.

Ever been suspicious of on-line product reviews? Image

Ever been suspicious of on-line product reviews?

One of the nation’s biggest on-line marketplaces is flooded with fake reviews for products, according to a respected consumer champion.

Gloucestershire manufacturer sold for more than £4million Image

Gloucestershire manufacturer sold for more than £4million

Andoversford-based company who are the UK's leading position sensor manufacturer have been acquired in a deal that could be worth £4.6million.

Lost in your car? Don't use your phone to find the way Image

Lost in your car? Don't use your phone to find the way

Latest figures suggest that in spite of tougher penalties, a high proportion of motorists still use their mobile phones when driving.

Will 3D printed food be the best thing since sliced bread?  Image

Will 3D printed food be the best thing since sliced bread?

Gloucestershire food industry experts are leading the research into 3D printing of food.

International airline reveals Bristol expansion Image

International airline reveals Bristol expansion

Travelling to Europe, whether for work or pleasure, may get that little bit easier.

Store closures planned at Monsoon Accessorize Image

Store closures planned at Monsoon Accessorize

Will the four Gloucestershire outlets of the High Street retailers be at risk as part of CVA?

Retailer aiming to invest in the county sports 50 per cent sales increase  Image

Retailer aiming to invest in the county sports 50 per cent sales increase

There is good news for the high street as one of its most popular sports shops reported a rise in revenues and profits.

New man in the top role at one of Gloucestershire's biggest employers Image

New man in the top role at one of Gloucestershire's biggest employers

Kohler Mira have appointed a new managing director - and it's a man who has worked at their Cheltenham base for more than 20 years.

Tewkesbury company sets a world record Image

Tewkesbury company sets a world record

A Tewkesbury-based company has produced what is believed to the world’s longest ever circuit board.

Police board member spared a driving ban for speeding Image

Police board member spared a driving ban for speeding

Councillor argued that a driving ban would cause him hardship in his business.

Stonehouse business park plans expansion Image

Stonehouse business park plans expansion

Plans to extend a suite of offices that is already the home for 30 start-ups and small businesses have been approved by Stroud District Council.

Get behind Gloucester design architect's bid to create landmark monument Image

Get behind Gloucester design architect's bid to create landmark monument

Public voting to decide who will design 'The Wall of Answered Prayer' closes at midday on Tuesday.

Artisan café to open in Gloucester Image

Artisan café to open in Gloucester

A new artisan café and gelateria is set to open, with plans to create up to 15 new jobs.

Grandmother to face lengthy jail term for shoplifting Image

Grandmother to face lengthy jail term for shoplifting

A 40 year old Gloucester grandmother who admits seven offences of shoplifting whilst on bail and has been warned that she is facing a lengthy jail term.

Cheltenham-based company continues its expansion into China Image

Cheltenham-based company continues its expansion into China

Cheltenham-based advanced materials engineering group, Versarien have announced another step forward in their rapidly-expanding business ties in China.

Bank with Gloucester base becomes first in UK to cover customers against fraud Image

Bank with Gloucester base becomes first in UK to cover customers against fraud

Bank with an administrative base in Barnwood will guarantee all of its 5million customers against fraud.

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