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New 'see-touch-buy' range launched at Gillman's Image

New 'see-touch-buy' range launched at Gillman's

The Gloucester-based, family-run appliance specialists are showcasing the latest products from German manufacturer Siemens.

Fire Service saga: Forget about an 'air war', it's e-mail madness between Martin Surl and Council Image

Fire Service saga: Forget about an 'air war', it's e-mail madness between Martin Surl and Council

Neither side able to take the moral high ground in increasingly-childish battle.

Businessman becomes United Nations' ambassador Image

Businessman becomes United Nations' ambassador

A high-profile Gloucestershire businessman has been awarded an official role with the United Nations.

Unilever part of big brand comeback Image

Unilever part of big brand comeback

Unilever, which has an ice cream factory in Barnwood, is just one of the global megabrands bucking the trends and making a comeback.

Businesses paid more in tax in the last year - according to new figures Image

Businesses paid more in tax in the last year - according to new figures

Findings from the Office of National Statistics show how much businesses contributed to the treasury during 2018/19

Primark profits soar Image

Primark profits soar

Value retailer, Primark, has posted a big jump in its half-year profits.

Twitter shares rise Image

Twitter shares rise

Shares in Twitter have jumped sharply, after the social media platform reported an increase in users and progress in its efforts to reduce malicious posts.

Value of Portivo Lounge and Cosy Club revealed ahead of market flotation Image

Value of Portivo Lounge and Cosy Club revealed ahead of market flotation

The company that owns a number of niche bars and restaurants in Gloucestershire floats on the junior market on Monday.

Contract signed for £5m health centre development Image

Contract signed for £5m health centre development

An agreement has been signed to build a new £5 million health centre and a lead contractor - from Gloucestershire - has been named.

Three Gloucestershire businesses receive Queen's Award for Enterprise Image

Three Gloucestershire businesses receive Queen's Award for Enterprise

The prestigious awards recognise excellence and outstanding achievements in Innovation, International Trade, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity.

New multi-million-pound outlet shopping centre moves step closer Image

New multi-million-pound outlet shopping centre moves step closer

A £60 million outlet shopping centre and retail development creating nearly 1,000 jobs in Gloucestershire quietly took another step forward over the Easter holiday.

Council chief accused of abusing position as row over county fire service escalates Image

Council chief accused of abusing position as row over county fire service escalates

A whistleblower has accused a county council's chief executive of abusing his position and declaring a politically motivated 'air war' against the local police and crime commissioner.

Cineworld lodge plans to expand - and add a Starbucks Image

Cineworld lodge plans to expand - and add a Starbucks

Going to the cinema is about to become an even more immersive experience, if plans to expand Cineworld are anything to go by.

Car dealership to relocate - saving 30 jobs Image

Car dealership to relocate - saving 30 jobs

One of Gloucestershire’s best-known and respected motor dealership groups, left looking for a new home after its landlords announced redevelopment plans, has revealed a happy ending to the saga.

Memorable castle event to go off with a bang Image

Memorable castle event to go off with a bang

A famous Gloucestershire castle will become the historic setting for a sporting event and dinner, raising money for the work of a much-loved county charity.

More details revealed of Stroud shopping centre redevelopment Image

More details revealed of Stroud shopping centre redevelopment

The business behind the multi-million-pound GFirst LEP-backed redevelopment of Stroud’s Merrywalks Shopping has revealed its latest improvement.

Cheltenham Festival of Cycling to feature Gloucester business' inclusive bikes for the disabled Image

Cheltenham Festival of Cycling to feature Gloucester business' inclusive bikes for the disabled

There will be no barrier to getting out on two – or three – wheels at this year’s Cheltenham Festival of Cycling thanks to a partnership involving specialist bike and trike manufacturer.

Sportswear brand sponsors adventurer in solo row across the Pacific Image

Sportswear brand sponsors adventurer in solo row across the Pacific

A Gloucestershire-based adventurer is aiming for a Guinness world record as he embarks on his latest challenge.

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.

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