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£20m bid submitted to regenerate three Gloucester sites Image

£20m bid submitted to regenerate three Gloucester sites

A £20 million bid to help regenerate Gloucester city centre and create hundreds of new jobs has been submitted to the Government under its 'Levelling Up' scheme.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 18 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 18

The ongoing coronavirus situation is changing by the hour with announcements being made about businesses and services that are being forced to adapt and change.

Major investment as Versarien reveals relocation to the Forest of Dean Image

Major investment as Versarien reveals relocation to the Forest of Dean

Leading Gloucestershire innovation firm Versarien has found the 'perfect place' for its next stage manufacturing and research facility - the Forest of Dean.

Mira Showers celebrates 100 years  Image

Mira Showers celebrates 100 years

Cheltenham-based Mira Showers is celebrating its 100 year anniversary this year.

Perry Bishop launches competition to find most attractive property front Image

Perry Bishop launches competition to find most attractive property front

The Cheltenham branch of Gloucestershire estate agency Perry Bishop is launching a competition to thank NHS staff for their tireless work during Covid.

Nearly half of employers regularly check employee social media Image

Nearly half of employers regularly check employee social media

With the average person spending 145 minutes a day on social network sites, virtual and professional lives are likely to overlap

Norville owner swings to loss Image

Norville owner swings to loss

New owners of Norville's manufacturing arm, Inspecs Group Plc, has revealed a loss in its latest financial results.

Two men due in court in relation to alleged courier fraud scams Image

Two men due in court in relation to alleged courier fraud scams

Two men are due to appear in court after being charged with offences relating to alleged courier fraud scams.

Franchise association grows rapidly despite pandemic Image

Franchise association grows rapidly despite pandemic

The Quality Franchise Association ( QFA ), a not for profit trade association that supports the franchising community, has reported significant growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Crime prevention advice issued following recent rise in vehicle thefts  Image

Crime prevention advice issued following recent rise in vehicle thefts

Offenders are predominantly targeting the Cheltenham and Tewkesbury areas.

Spirax-Sarco sets new sustainability targets Image

Spirax-Sarco sets new sustainability targets

Cheltenham-based Spirax-Sarco Engineering has launched its refreshed Sustainability strategy and announced new targets designed to accelerate sustainability performance.

Gloucestershire charges ahead to power electric vehicles Image

Gloucestershire charges ahead to power electric vehicles

New electric vehicle charging points could be coming to the streets of Gloucester and Cheltenham, if the county council’s cabinet approves plans.

New UK easyJet routes from Bristol  Image

New UK easyJet routes from Bristol

Budget airline easyJet has put two new domestic flights on sale today from Bristol Airport, to meet increased demand for domestic travel.

Teenage cyclist assaulted in Gloucester Image

Teenage cyclist assaulted in Gloucester

A teenage boy who was cycling to work was assaulted after a collision in Gloucester and police are appealing for witnesses.

Cheltenham law firm appoints new partner Image

Cheltenham law firm appoints new partner

Willans LLP has appointed its newest partner - property litigation expert Nick Southwell.

Financial planners get in step for Cirencester charity Image

Financial planners get in step for Cirencester charity

Colleagues at Cirencester-based financial planning firm Proposito are stepping out in August to help support one of the town's long-standing charities.

Appeal for witnesses to collision on A417 last week  Image

Appeal for witnesses to collision on A417 last week

Two cars collided last Friday (June 11) and witnesses are being sought.

New Co-op food store opens Image

New Co-op food store opens

A new Your Co-op Food store opened it's doors on Thursday.

Dr Martens sales give rivals a kicking Image

Dr Martens sales give rivals a kicking

It’s the footwear brand that never goes out of style and Dr Martens saw sales soar during the pandemic.

VIDEO: Work nears completion at The Old Log Pond Image

VIDEO: Work nears completion at The Old Log Pond

After the announcement earlier this week of Burger King opening its latest restaurant on June 28 at The Old Log Pond, Punchline-Gloucester.com was invited for an exclusive tour of the site.

New Stagecoach West buses for Cheltenham and Gloucester fleet Image

New Stagecoach West buses for Cheltenham and Gloucester fleet

Passengers in Gloucestershire will be able to enjoy the comfort of state-of-the-art buses when Stagecoach West introduces 21 new vehicles to its fleet.

Gloucestershire entrepreneurs put Chinese restaurant on market Image

Gloucestershire entrepreneurs put Chinese restaurant on market

A popular Chinese restaurant at Whitminster has been put on the market by its founders, who wish to retire.

Furniture retailer orders soar Image

Furniture retailer orders soar

Furniture retailer ScS has increased its outlook for this financial year and next, after a big rise in orders since stores reopened.

New leaseholder for Cotswold pub Image

New leaseholder for Cotswold pub

A hospitality firm owned by the Barkby Group PLC has entered into a new six year leasehold agreement for The Ebrington Arms in Ebrington, Gloucestershire.

Construction firm plan to raise cash gets go-ahead Image

Construction firm plan to raise cash gets go-ahead

Construction firm Kier’s shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to rubber-stamp its planned £241m equity raise.

Construction solicitor shortlisted for Future Leader Award Image

Construction solicitor shortlisted for Future Leader Award

Cheltenham-based BPE Solicitors' is celebrating a member of its Construction and Engineering Team being shortlisted for the G4C Future Leader Award

CQC report rates GRH as ‘Good’ overall   Image

CQC report rates GRH as ‘Good’ overall

Despite a challenging year, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital has maintained its ‘Good’ rating, following an inspection by the CQC.

More time for Local Plan responses Image

More time for Local Plan responses

Extra time is being made for people to make comments on the plan for how the Stroud district will look in future generations.

All adults encouraged to take up offer of COVID-19 vaccine Image

All adults encouraged to take up offer of COVID-19 vaccine

Young people, aged 18-29, will continue to receive text messages.

Gloucester man who sold counterfeit car badges sentenced Image

Gloucester man who sold counterfeit car badges sentenced

A Gloucester man who sold Chinese-made counterfeit car badges on the internet has been ordered to carry out hours of unpaid work.

Council pledges over £72,000 to 13 community groups Image

Council pledges over £72,000 to 13 community groups

Cotswold District Council has pledged over £72,000 to 13 local community groups, giving a major funding boost to Crowdfund projects in the district.

More affordable homes to be built in Lydney Image

More affordable homes to be built in Lydney

A Gloucestershire housing association has signed two new contracts to provide 47 new affordable homes in Lydney, Gloucestershire.

£3.7 million investment will bring newer, greener fire engines Image

£3.7 million investment will bring newer, greener fire engines

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) is set to acquire up to 12 new fire engines over the next three years.

Punchline Talks – June 18 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – June 18 line-up revealed

This week's instalment of Punchline Talks, we will be kicking-off with a BiG interview.

Preferred option for M5 Junction 10 upgrade announced Image

Preferred option for M5 Junction 10 upgrade announced

Gloucestershire County Council has announced its preferred option for the proposed £249 million upgrade of Junction 10 of the M5

Mortgage broker 'honoured' to win award...at last! Image

Mortgage broker 'honoured' to win award...at last!

A Gloucester-based mortgage broker is celebrating after winning a major industry award.

Three Counties invests in growth with senior appointments Image

Three Counties invests in growth with senior appointments

The Three Counties Showground has announced a new team structure that it says will enable it to deliver an enhanced programme of agricultural and horticultural events.

Team behind multimillion pound Gloucester Rugby training deal Image

Team behind multimillion pound Gloucester Rugby training deal

The team behind the scenes - the Gloucestershire legal firm on securing Gloucester Rugby's new multimillion pound training venue.

Potholes cost motorists - and councils dearly Image

Potholes cost motorists - and councils dearly

Potholes - research reveals just how much of a problem they are to Gloucestershire drivers.


Historic Stroud pub set to reopen with new tenant Image

Historic Stroud pub set to reopen with new tenant

The owner of a popular Stroud restaurant and outdoor catering firm is set to take over the lease of the pub he has wanted to run since he was a young trainee chef.

Dismay at eviction ban extension - landlords 'run businesses too' Image

Dismay at eviction ban extension - landlords 'run businesses too'

An extension to the ban on commercial tenant evictions would be a huge disappointment and overlooks the fact that landlords ‘run businesses too’, a Gloucester surveyor says.

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