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'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.

Gloucestershire High Streets will benefit from £95 million government fund Image

Gloucestershire High Streets will benefit from £95 million government fund

A fighting fund of government money can help revitalise one of Gloucester’s historic city centre streets.

Valuable and historic antiques stolen as thieves raid Gloucestershire Castle Image

Valuable and historic antiques stolen as thieves raid Gloucestershire Castle

Historic and valuable antiques were stolen in a daring darkness raid on Sudeley Castle, police have revealed.

Gloucestershire businessmen smash initial target for Land's End to John O'Groats bike ride Image

Gloucestershire businessmen smash initial target for Land's End to John O'Groats bike ride

The pair have raised £10,000 as they pedal the length of Great Britain.

County wedding business with royal connection changes hands Image

County wedding business with royal connection changes hands

An exclusive bridal boutique in Minchinhampton has been acquired by new owners.

Aldi to invest £1 billion in new stores Image

Aldi to invest £1 billion in new stores

German discounter Aldi plans to open 100 new stores across the UK over the next two years.

Jude ‘Hikes for Mike’ at night time walk Image

Jude ‘Hikes for Mike’ at night time walk

Gloucester woman, Jude Wilcox, is lacing up her walking shoes, donning her brightest clothes and putting on some dazzling lights to walk 10k under the stars in memory of her dad next month.

Jail for Gloucestershire man who chased two female drivers on the same afternoon  Image

Jail for Gloucestershire man who chased two female drivers on the same afternoon

A Stow-on-the-Wold man who admitted ‘driving like an idiot’ twice on the same day as he pursued two women motorists has been jailed for 20 months.

First look at new luxury homes planned for Cheltenham Image

First look at new luxury homes planned for Cheltenham

New homes planned for an ‘exclusive’ development just north of Cheltenham have been revealed.

Sale of £2.8m house reveals county builder of one-off wonder homes Image

Sale of £2.8m house reveals county builder of one-off wonder homes

For those whose taste in property are led more by the architect’s name than the asking price, news a certain home up for sale in Gloucestershire could prove of interest.

We need to build Aldi first, says developer of proposed 6,000 square metre Cheltenham business park Image

We need to build Aldi first, says developer of proposed 6,000 square metre Cheltenham business park

The developer of a 6,000 square metre business park on the outskirts of Cheltenham is looking to change one of the significant planning constraints on the development.

Brexit Battle latest score: Ex-hippie from Stroud 1 Old Etonian Prime Minister 0 Image

Brexit Battle latest score: Ex-hippie from Stroud 1 Old Etonian Prime Minister 0

A former hippie traveller from Stroud is taking on an old Etonian prime minister to ensure the law of the land is upheld when it comes to Brexit.

Barton Street stabbing victim dies in hospital Image

Barton Street stabbing victim dies in hospital

Gloucestershire Police are treating the death of the 35-year-old man as murder.

New boss sought for Superdry Image

New boss sought for Superdry

Returning to the board of Superdry may have looked like a close run thing, but investors have now made their feelings on the Julian Dunkerton-led coup crystal clear at this week’s AGM.

Gloucestershire entrepreneur at the heart of £500 million energy deal Image

Gloucestershire entrepreneur at the heart of £500 million energy deal

A businessman from the Cotswolds is at the heart of a major deal which will make him one of the most powerful men in the UK energy market.

Emergency services to take part in joint demo at Police Open Day  Image

Emergency services to take part in joint demo at Police Open Day

Emergency services will show how they work together at the scene of a serious collision, in a demonstration at the Gloucestershire Police Open Day tomorrow (Saturday 14 September).

Safeguarding family and friends against domestic abuse Image

Safeguarding family and friends against domestic abuse

At the Gloucestershire Police Open Day tomorrow (14th September), experts will be holding a session on safeguarding family and friends from domestic abuse.

Charging times for electric vehicles halved by Gloucestershire firm Image

Charging times for electric vehicles halved by Gloucestershire firm

New technology which will cut the time it takes to charge an electric vehicle in half has been revealed by a British engineering firm.

Record revenues reported by Wetherspoon Image

Record revenues reported by Wetherspoon

The pub chain posted sales of more than £1.8billion and say they account for 0.1 per cent of the UK's tax receipts.

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