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Redundancies at Renishaw as profits collapse Image

Redundancies at Renishaw as profits collapse

Analysts blame Donald Trump’s trade war with China, but that won’t help the 20-plus staff at Renishaw who have been made redundant.

Gloucestershire estate agents go green Image

Gloucestershire estate agents go green

The company have recently taken on a fleet of fully electric company cars in a bid to reduce air pollution in Gloucestershire.

Award win for Gloucestershire company - who make awards, including the one they won Image

Award win for Gloucestershire company - who make awards, including the one they won

A Gloucestershire company that is renowned for making awards and trophies has claimed one to call its own at the Investors in People Awards.

Cheltenham accountants expand team with new appointments Image

Cheltenham accountants expand team with new appointments

Tax specialists and accountants Paish Tooth has appointed three new members of staff.

Gloucestershire-based innovators are literally squashing more fibre into food Image

Gloucestershire-based innovators are literally squashing more fibre into food

An innovative Gloucestershire company is attempting to solve one of the great riddles of 21st Century life.

 Gloucestershire-based housebuilder submits plans for new development in Leckhampton Image

Gloucestershire-based housebuilder submits plans for new development in Leckhampton

Plans have been submitted by a Gloucestershire-based housebuilder to build new homes on a field on the outskirts of Cheltenham.

Emergency roadworks on M5 motorway in Gloucestershire after carriageway subsidence Image

Emergency roadworks on M5 motorway in Gloucestershire after carriageway subsidence

Emergency repair work on the M5 motorway in Gloucestershire will take place tonight due to subsidence.

Ambassador of the United States of America makes visit to Gloucester  Image

Ambassador of the United States of America makes visit to Gloucester

Gloucester Cathedral’s bells chimed out the Star Spangled Banner yesterday in honour of a visit from the Ambassador from the United States of America.

£500,000 will get new 12,000 sq ft gym in shape for centre of Gloucester Image

£500,000 will get new 12,000 sq ft gym in shape for centre of Gloucester

Gloucestrians won’t be short of somewhere to get fit post festive feasting. A new 24-hour gym is shaping up to open in the centre of Gloucester with a planned half a million pounds of investment.

Cheltenham will get its first micropub after plans to transform town centre house are approved Image

Cheltenham will get its first micropub after plans to transform town centre house are approved

Cheltenham will be getting its first micropub after plans to transform a house in a town centre backstreet ale house were approved by the Borough Council.

CCTV images released of burglary near Stroud Image

CCTV images released of burglary near Stroud

Police have released CCTV images of a gang of men they would like to speak to in connection with a burglary near Stroud.

'Anyone got a spare 8,000 tonnes of stone?' - Businessman makes unusual social media request Image

'Anyone got a spare 8,000 tonnes of stone?' - Businessman makes unusual social media request

Every good story has an air of mystery, and this one has it in spades – or should that be digger fulls?

Royal Mail shares plunge after outlook is hit by strike concerns Image

Royal Mail shares plunge after outlook is hit by strike concerns

Shares in the Royal Mail lost up to a fifth of their value in early trading on Thursday after a series of stark warnings published in their half-year results.

HMRC issue warning of bogus tax scams ahead of self assessment deadline Image

HMRC issue warning of bogus tax scams ahead of self assessment deadline

A warning has been made by HM Revenue and Customs to millions of people who will be filling in Self Assessment forms to be aware of fraudsters in the lead-up to the January 31 filing deadline.

UK small businesses owed £23billion in overdue payments, research shows Image

UK small businesses owed £23billion in overdue payments, research shows

Small Businesses across the country are owed a staggering £23.4billion in late payment debt, according to figures released by payment firm Pay UK.

Multi-million pound organic farm business to convert warehouse into gym with 25 metre pool Image

Multi-million pound organic farm business to convert warehouse into gym with 25 metre pool

A warehouse in the Cotswolds area of outstanding natural beauty is about to be converted into a new gym and clubhouse.

Gloucestershire food producer celebrates one-millionth sale Image

Gloucestershire food producer celebrates one-millionth sale

The business is marking the milestone by donating a portion of their Black Friday sales to Meningitis Now.

First artists announced for Cheltenham Jazz and Music Festivals Image

First artists announced for Cheltenham Jazz and Music Festivals

The first wave of artists have today been announced for next year’s Cheltenham Jazz and Music Festivals.

Tewkesbury teenagers arrested after sandbag smashes through windscreen of lorry on M5 motorway Image

Tewkesbury teenagers arrested after sandbag smashes through windscreen of lorry on M5 motorway

Two teenage boys from the Tewkesbury area have been arrested in connection with an incident in which a sandbag was thrown at a lorry on the M5.

A salute to the guardian angels watching over our county Image

A salute to the guardian angels watching over our county

As news channels focus on the dramatic and devastating flooding afflicting the county we point that lens at the little-known group keeping us safe – which needs our support too.

Dame Janet Trotter joins board of much-loved Gloucestershire charity Image

Dame Janet Trotter joins board of much-loved Gloucestershire charity

Former Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire Dame Janet Trotter has joined the board at one of Cheltenham’s best-loved charities.

Gloucester City Football Club appoint well-known county businessman as new commercial director Image

Gloucester City Football Club appoint well-known county businessman as new commercial director

The managing director of Malvern Tyres has joined the board of Gloucester City Football Club.

Hospitality giant with Gloucestershire outlets posts increase in revenue and profit Image

Hospitality giant with Gloucestershire outlets posts increase in revenue and profit

Hospitality giants Mitchells and Butlers have reported a “strong” year of sales and profit growth in their annual results, causing their shares to jump in early trading on Wednesday morning.

Future development of Stroud to be focus of a series of public consultation events Image

Future development of Stroud to be focus of a series of public consultation events

The future of Stroud will be the subject of a series of public exhibitions held by the District Council over the next month ahead of the publication of the Stroud Local Plan.

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It has been a "disappointing" quarter for B&Q as revenues slump

The parent group of retail giants B&Q have announced “disappointing” trading figures for the third quarter of 2019.

£54m deal sees Gloucester business park sold to local authority Image

£54m deal sees Gloucester business park sold to local authority

Hammerson plc has exchanged contracts on the sale of St Oswald’s Retail Park, Gloucester, to a local authority for £54 million.

Contractor chosen by county council to undertake £4million canal restoration project Image

Contractor chosen by county council to undertake £4million canal restoration project

A contractor has been chosen for the £4million project that will see the restoration of the ‘missing mile’ on the Stroudwater Navigation.

LGBT campaigning engineer and refugee could be UK’s Young Woman Engineer of the Year Image

LGBT campaigning engineer and refugee could be UK’s Young Woman Engineer of the Year

A former child refugee now electronic design engineer with Gloucestershire business Renishaw has been shortlisted for one of the UK's most prestigious industry awards.

Family firm buys land for 30-plus homes development Image

Family firm buys land for 30-plus homes development

A family-run Gloucestershire housing developer has been revealed as the new owners of a four-acre site with planning permission for 25 homes.

How to make your business greener is the subject of Gloucestershire Green Circle meeting Image

How to make your business greener is the subject of Gloucestershire Green Circle meeting

Advice on how to ensure business embraces the green agenda will be on supply at the latest meeting of the Gloucestershire Green Circle this week.

New £6.5m primary school celebrates official opening Image

New £6.5m primary school celebrates official opening

A newly built primary school has celebrated its official opening with a student assembly and afternoon tea.

Major milestone reached as charity opens its 20th shop in Gloucestershire Image

Major milestone reached as charity opens its 20th shop in Gloucestershire

Shoppers queued up to be the first to browse inside the new Longfield store which has opened near Cheltenham.

Man jailed for possession of indecent photos of young girls Image

Man jailed for possession of indecent photos of young girls

A 68-year-old man once caught photographing girls outside their school has been jailed for possessing 80 indecent videos of young girls.

Man jailed for five years just five days after he was sentenced for drug dealing Image

Man jailed for five years just five days after he was sentenced for drug dealing

Gloucester man found with £22,000 worth of drugs in his rucksack just five days after he had been sentenced for drug dealing has been jailed.

Confirmed: Firm’s direct hit on £1.25bn contract to build Royal Navy frigates Image

Confirmed: Firm’s direct hit on £1.25bn contract to build Royal Navy frigates

The MOD has confirmed a defence giant with two bases in Gloucestershire has now signed on the dotted line of a £1.25 billion deal.

Office block demolition could open up land for housing Image

Office block demolition could open up land for housing

Demolition of a significant three-storey former office bock and warehouse in the centre of Gloucester will go ahead.

Friends' actor David Schwimmer to star in Cheltenham cyber sitcom Image

Friends' actor David Schwimmer to star in Cheltenham cyber sitcom

If the rest of the UK were not listening before about the rise and rise of Cheltenham as the capital of all things cyber perhaps a new television show could change that.

'I have huge shoes to fill' says new leader of Gloucester City Council Image

'I have huge shoes to fill' says new leader of Gloucester City Council

The ruling Conservative Group have chosen the councillor they want to replace Paul James as the leader of Gloucester City Council

County Council's partnership with PCC to cut youth offending earns top commendation Image

County Council's partnership with PCC to cut youth offending earns top commendation

A partnership between Gloucestershire County Council and the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner has been celebrated at the highest level.

General Election: Three main party leaders make big promises to business leaders Image

General Election: Three main party leaders make big promises to business leaders

Today was business day in the General Election campaign with the three main party leaders staking their case to the CBI Conference in London.

Police appeal for information after motorcyclist dies in collision near Gloucestershire market town  Image

Police appeal for information after motorcyclist dies in collision near Gloucestershire market town

Police are appealing for information after a collision on the A429 near Northleach on Saturday led to the death of a motorcyclist.

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