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Council progresses Forest of Dean Biosphere Reserve consultation  Image

Council progresses Forest of Dean Biosphere Reserve consultation

Forest of Dean District Council will progress with the next phase of considering the Forest of Dean as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

£20,000 donation to football club is a 'game changer' Image

£20,000 donation to football club is a 'game changer'

Bishops Cleeve FC has scored with a £20,000 donation from a local housebuilder.

New store opens at Gloucester Quays Image

New store opens at Gloucester Quays

Gloucester Quays has welcomed a new arrival, with menswear retailer Eden opening its doors last weekend.

VIDEO: River Chelt to be cleaned up following pressure by local MP Image

VIDEO: River Chelt to be cleaned up following pressure by local MP

Following weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations, Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk has secured a major commitment from Severn Trent to clean up the River Chelt.

BPE Solicitors and Hazlewoods advise on £8.5 million acquisition Image

BPE Solicitors and Hazlewoods advise on £8.5 million acquisition

Cheltenham-based companies BPE Solictors and Hazlewoods have recently advised REACT Group PLC on a £8.5 million deal.

Tesco announces £10m support for UK pig industry Image

Tesco announces £10m support for UK pig industry

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced £10 million in extra funding for UK pig farmers.

Cinderford to get ultrafast broadband Image

Cinderford to get ultrafast broadband

Next month will see homes and businesses in Cinderford get access to some of the quickest broadband speeds in the UK.

New chief fire officer appointed Image

New chief fire officer appointed

Gloucestershire Fire Rescue Service have welcomed their new chief.

Cotswolds hotel among UK's top hospitality employers Image

Cotswolds hotel among UK's top hospitality employers

A Cotswolds boutique hotel has been recognised as one of the best hospitality industry employers in the UK.

Hazlewoods team crowned region's Best Tax Practice at industry awards Image

Hazlewoods team crowned region's Best Tax Practice at industry awards

Hazlewoods has won Best Tax Practice in a Regional Firm in the Tolley's Taxation Awards 2022.

Gloucester man receives anti-social behaviour injunction Image

Gloucester man receives anti-social behaviour injunction

He repeatedly entered shops where he is banned and was abusive to the staff when asked to leave.

Knife amnesty running in Gloucestershire this week Image

Knife amnesty running in Gloucestershire this week

Operation Sceptre aims to take bladed weapons off the streets.

Planners approve two new employment units for Stonehouse Image

Planners approve two new employment units for Stonehouse

Two new employment units for Stonehouse which could provide hundreds of jobs have won the unanimous backing of Stroud District councillors.

Gloucestershire industrial estate sold in £23m deal Image

Gloucestershire industrial estate sold in £23m deal

Commercial property firm M7 Real Estate has sold Formal Industrial Estate.

Re-appeal to identify people on CCTV following serious assault in Cheltenham Image

Re-appeal to identify people on CCTV following serious assault in Cheltenham

Police have reissued and released new CCTV images.

Major Gloucestershire commuter route closed for resurfacing Image

Major Gloucestershire commuter route closed for resurfacing

Gloucestershire County Council is resurfacing the A40 London Road, Compton Abdale.

Gloucestershire small businesses feeling the pinch as lending hits all-time low Image

Gloucestershire small businesses feeling the pinch as lending hits all-time low

Covid loan repayments, lenders tightening policies and a lack of experience are all having an impact

Solicitor goes it alone in new venture Image

Solicitor goes it alone in new venture

A Gloucestershire-based solicitor has taken the plunge and set up his own practice with his wife providing support services.

Help on hand for firms suffering 'three-pronged attack' Image

Help on hand for firms suffering 'three-pronged attack'

Panasonic's withdrawal from the business phone system market has contributed to something of a 'three-pronged attack' on firms' telecommunications.

Gloucestershire handed £14.1 million for active travel scheme Image

Gloucestershire handed £14.1 million for active travel scheme

The delivery of the county council's ambitious 26-mile 'cycle spine' from Stroud to Bishops Cleeve has been given a real boost.

Meet NCSC for Startups new intake Image

Meet NCSC for Startups new intake

Meet the newest NCSC for Startups intake live online in a CyNam tech showcase tomorrow (May 17).

Stroud District Council supports restricted residential speed limits in Gloucestershire Image

Stroud District Council supports restricted residential speed limits in Gloucestershire

Stroud District Council backs local towns and parishes in call for default 20mph limit.

Dementia Action Week aims to increase early diagnosis in Gloucestershire  Image

Dementia Action Week aims to increase early diagnosis in Gloucestershire

Health partnership One Gloucestershire has organised a series of activities for to reach out to those affected and give them support

Hospital charity walk returns after three year absence Image

Hospital charity walk returns after three year absence

The Walk for Wards event on May 8 raised an impressive sum

Four Forest of Dean men on trial accused of seeking violent revenge Image

Four Forest of Dean men on trial accused of seeking violent revenge

Four men have gone on trial accused of seeking armed revenge.

VIDEO: Versarien 'on an upward spiral' Image

VIDEO: Versarien 'on an upward spiral'

Versarien, the Gloucestershire-based advanced engineering materials group, has seen a 34 per cent rise in group revenues in the past year.

Building work well underway to restore Gloucester's Cathedral Quarter Image

Building work well underway to restore Gloucester's Cathedral Quarter

At least five buildings in Westgate Street are covered by scaffolding with builders and conservationists toiling to restore their former glory but also make them fit for modern use.

Gloucester company helps build one of the world's largest plant-based dairy factories Image

Gloucester company helps build one of the world's largest plant-based dairy factories

ISD Solutions is supplying six and a half football pitches worth of pannelling for the project

VIDEO: 'The future is very bright for Gloucester' Image

VIDEO: 'The future is very bright for Gloucester'

Transformations of the high street don't come much bigger than that experienced by Gloucester Quays and Docks in the past few decades.

VIDEO: Cheltenham men ram-raided Gloucestershire businesses with stolen cars Image

VIDEO: Cheltenham men ram-raided Gloucestershire businesses with stolen cars

A shop and cafe were ram-raided during a series of high-value burglaries.

Public shows support for proposed M5 Junction 10 changes Image

Public shows support for proposed M5 Junction 10 changes

The majority of people are in favour of proposed improvements to M5 Junction 10, following a consultation.

JD Sports reports rise in sales Image

JD Sports reports rise in sales

The sportswear retailer has stores in Gloucester and Cheltenham

Five bikes stolen from property in Longlevens Image

Five bikes stolen from property in Longlevens

Police are appealing for witnesses after a property was burgled last week.

Construction group puts emphasis on mental wellbeing Image

Construction group puts emphasis on mental wellbeing

A construction group is tackling the outdated macho image of building sites and encouraging staff to talk about problems that could cause stress and anxiety.

Superdry announces year-end results Image

Superdry announces year-end results

Superdry's boss is 'excited' by the progress the Cheltenham-based fashion brand is making. 

Gloucester housebuilder adds to zero carbon homes portfolio Image

Gloucester housebuilder adds to zero carbon homes portfolio

Barnwood-based firm Newland Homes has exchanged contracts on two new development sites.

Stroud business takes soaps to Downing Street Image

Stroud business takes soaps to Downing Street

Soap Folk attended a Spring Showcase event at Downing Street, to fly the flag for British food and consumer goods and showcase small independent businesses.

Punchline Talks – May 13 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – May 13 line-up revealed

Sponsored by Hazlewoods: Business Advisers and Accountants.

Man charged with planning violations in Tewkesbury Image

Man charged with planning violations in Tewkesbury

A man who removed the front of a historic shop front, without permission, has been fined.

Shell to install 50,000 more EV charge points in UK Image

Shell to install 50,000 more EV charge points in UK

A Gloucestershire electric vehicle (EV) charging expert says these are 'exciting times' for the industry after Shell promised to install 50,000 more EV charge points across the UK.

Royal Mail creates 50 drone routes Image

Royal Mail creates 50 drone routes

Royal Mail is aiming to use up to 200 drones over the next three years, as it introduces postal drone routes.

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