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ELECTION RESULT Gloucestershire is blue as all six constituencies are part of Conservative landslide Image

ELECTION RESULT Gloucestershire is blue as all six constituencies are part of Conservative landslide

Gloucestershire has gone blue with the Conservative party claiming a clean sweep of all six Gloucestershire Constituencies.

Punchline Comment: One of our clear priorities for the new parliament Image

Punchline Comment: One of our clear priorities for the new parliament

Regardless of who will end today in Number 10 Downing Street and will form our nation’s next government, change needs to come to our great country.

Contract wins secure £40million of new business for Gloucester-based haulier Image

Contract wins secure £40million of new business for Gloucester-based haulier

CM Downton have sealed a series of new contracts that has seen the Gloucester-based firm add £40million worth of business to its books.

Research at Gloucestershire University throws light on causes of asthma in horses Image

Research at Gloucestershire University throws light on causes of asthma in horses

Research carried out by experts at the Royal Agricultural University has revealed 113 substances that could cause severe asthma in horses.

At 3,000,000 bottles, beer inspired by Gloucestershire farmer is far from a Rare Breed Image

At 3,000,000 bottles, beer inspired by Gloucestershire farmer is far from a Rare Breed

A beer inspired by the work of a Gloucestershire farmer and made from barley from his Cotswolds is proving more popular than ever.

Aston Villa fan who works for Gloucestershire housebuilder set for African adventure  Image

Aston Villa fan who works for Gloucestershire housebuilder set for African adventure

An aspiring photographer who works for a housebuilder in Bishop’s Cleeve will take his talents to Kenya as he helps re-build classrooms thanks to his favourite football team.

General Election result welcomed by both the FSB and CBI Image

General Election result welcomed by both the FSB and CBI

The General Election result has been welcomed by two major organisations that represent the interests of the business community.

Gloucestershire wealth management specialists purchases Scottish financial advice firm Image

Gloucestershire wealth management specialists purchases Scottish financial advice firm

Wealth management firm St James’s Place have announced the acquisition of a Scottish-based financial advice firm.

Superdy post £4.2million loss as Julian Dunkerton continues 'year of reset' Image

Superdy post £4.2million loss as Julian Dunkerton continues 'year of reset'

What is being termed as “a year of reset” has led to Superdry suffering a dramatic fall in profits and a further squeeze on its revenues.

Research shows that tourism is worth more than £160million per year to Cheltenham Image

Research shows that tourism is worth more than £160million per year to Cheltenham

Tourism is worth £162million to the Cheltenham economy, figures released by the borough council have revealed.

Cheltenham law firm advises firm on £30million acquisition Image

Cheltenham law firm advises firm on £30million acquisition

Lawyers from a Cheltenham firm have played an advisory role in a £30 million acquisition of a software firm.

Nothing Weird about the latest addition to Gloucester Quays - in fact it's a perfect partnership Image

Nothing Weird about the latest addition to Gloucester Quays - in fact it's a perfect partnership

On the face of it they appear to be perfect partners – a Gloucestershire-based clothes maker and the county’s premier outlet shopping centre.

VIDEO: The Gloucester master-craftsmen who produce one million sausages every year Image

VIDEO: The Gloucester master-craftsmen who produce one million sausages every year

There are two master craftsmen at work in the backroom of a Northgate Street shop, creating a much-loved product that flies off the shelves by the million each year.

Businesses lose thousands more as rate relief debacle continues Image

Businesses lose thousands more as rate relief debacle continues

It does not look like all businesses in Gloucestershire will ever get all they are due from the Government's rate relieve scheme.

Plans submitted to build 41 new homes on edge of small Gloucestershire village Image

Plans submitted to build 41 new homes on edge of small Gloucestershire village

Plans have been submitted to build 41 new homes on a field outside a village that has just 750 residents.

Expansion of Gloucester menswear business leads to creation of new jobs Image

Expansion of Gloucester menswear business leads to creation of new jobs

An upcoming expansion of a Gloucestershire menswear retailer is leading to the creation of two new management roles.

Police appeal after elderly man suffers serious injuries in Kings Stanley collision Image

Police appeal after elderly man suffers serious injuries in Kings Stanley collision

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Stroud in which an elderly man suffered serious injuries.

Deposed Superdry chief executive lands new role Image

Deposed Superdry chief executive lands new role

Euan Sutherland who left the Cheltenhan-based fashion giant after the bitter boardroom battle in April has landed himself a new job.

Raise a glass: Pub numbers are on the increase for the first time in a decade Image

Raise a glass: Pub numbers are on the increase for the first time in a decade

The Great British boozer is making a comeback with 2019 being the first year in a decade that has seen the number of pubs increase.

A lion and a penguin among New Year's Day runners at Cheltenham Racecourse Image

A lion and a penguin among New Year's Day runners at Cheltenham Racecourse

A lion and a penguin will be among the runners when Cheltenham Racecourse kicks off 2020 with the ever-popular racing fixture on New Year’s Day.

Gloucestershire TV star challenges all parties to bring in food provenance laws if they win election Image

Gloucestershire TV star challenges all parties to bring in food provenance laws if they win election

TV presenter and Cotswold farmer Adam Henson is urging whoever wins the General Election to bring in laws requiring food manufacturers to state where their ingredients come from.

Black Friday success for Gloucestershire cookware retailer Image

Black Friday success for Gloucestershire cookware retailer

It’s been a bright start to the festive period for Gloucestershire-based ProCook, which has reported great results for the Black Friday trading period.

Recycle old Christmas cards to help local medical charity Image

Recycle old Christmas cards to help local medical charity

Christmas cards might only just be starting to come in, but it is never too early to think about how you are going to dispose of them after the big day.

VIDEO: The Gloucestershire charity whose business is caring for their whole community Image

VIDEO: The Gloucestershire charity whose business is caring for their whole community

Community is everything at Lilian Faithfull Care – whether it is residents being happy in their new home, staff feeling comfortable at work or businesses becoming a trusted and valued partner.

If you do just one thing on Thursday make sure you vote Image

If you do just one thing on Thursday make sure you vote

Election day is almost upon us and it has never been more important to make sure you have your say on the future of the country and vote.

Minchinhampton drug dealer jailed for a series of offences Image

Minchinhampton drug dealer jailed for a series of offences

Nicholas Geenty was jailed for a series of drug offences after admitting possessing cannabis, cocaine and heroin.

Police appeal after woman assaulted on Gloucester Industrial Estate Image

Police appeal after woman assaulted on Gloucester Industrial Estate

An appeal has been made for witnesses to an assault that took place on a Gloucester Industrial Estate last month.

Ambitious targets set by man charged with improving Gloucester's cultural offering Image

Ambitious targets set by man charged with improving Gloucester's cultural offering

Phil Walker has only been in his post as head of cultural services at Gloucester City Council for three weeks, but he has already set out some ambitious targets.

'Caring was at the heart of everything he did' - Tributes after death of county councillor Image

'Caring was at the heart of everything he did' - Tributes after death of county councillor

Gloucestershire County Council have announced that Roger Wilson, the member for Winchcombe and Woodmancote and cabinet member for adult social care commission, has died.

Court fines Stroud couple £1,200 and bans them from keeping pets after dog found in awful condition Image

Court fines Stroud couple £1,200 and bans them from keeping pets after dog found in awful condition

A couple from Stroud have been banned from owning pets for two years after their Mastiff dog 'Scrum' was confiscated by the RSPCA due to its poor skin condition.

Gloucestershire family lights up home to raise funds for charity Image

Gloucestershire family lights up home to raise funds for charity

A Gloucestershire home will once again shine bright for Christmas in memory of a much-loved wife, mother and grandmother.

£1 million deal will help create double digit growth Image

£1 million deal will help create double digit growth

A £1 million deal with a major retailer is just part of the ingredients helping drive double digit growth at a Gloucestershire business.

Continued growth leads to a secure future for Gloucester-based fire and security experts Image

Continued growth leads to a secure future for Gloucester-based fire and security experts

APM Fire and Security have gone from strength to strength since being founded by Matt Moulder six years ago, meaning they needed to move into larger premises in the Triangle Business Park.

Ted Baker shares slide after profit warning and high-profile resignations Image

Ted Baker shares slide after profit warning and high-profile resignations

A profit warning and subsequent plunge in its share price coupled with a raft of resignations from its board made for a stormy morning for fashion giants Ted Baker.

Modern day slave suffers boiling water to the face, broken eye socket and being mocked online Image

Modern day slave suffers boiling water to the face, broken eye socket and being mocked online

After throwing boiling water in the face of a woman who was 'effectively a slave' and breaking her eye socket with a police-style baton, he posted a mocking video on social media, a court heard.

Warning: Gloucestershire's mobile speed camera locations revealed Image

Warning: Gloucestershire's mobile speed camera locations revealed

This December, drivers are being alerted to the location of mobile speed cameras throughout the county of Gloucestershire.

Death of circus co-founder and visionary Nell Gifford Image

Death of circus co-founder and visionary Nell Gifford

Nell Gifford, the co-founder and driving force behind Gloucestershire-based Giffords Circus, died yesterday (Sunday) at the age of 46. She had been fighting breast cancer for several years. 

Stroud business calls time after more than 30 years trading Image

Stroud business calls time after more than 30 years trading

A Stroud business that has been operating for more than 30 years is to close its doors on December 20.

Madness announce Westonbirt Arboretum gig Image

Madness announce Westonbirt Arboretum gig

Madness have announced dates as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England.

Man jailed for posting meatball sandwich through hair salon letterbox Image

Man jailed for posting meatball sandwich through hair salon letterbox

A 57 year old man has been jailed for posting a meatball sandwich through the letterbox of a hairdressing salon.

Did somebody say Just Eat is worth more than £5billion? Image

Did somebody say Just Eat is worth more than £5billion?

The takeaway giant is locked in a two-way tug-of-war for ownership and share prices are soaring

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