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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, September 18 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, September 18

The latest important news and updates from across Gloucestershire as the coronavirus crisis continues.

Plans unveiled for transformation of Gloucestershire police centre Image

Plans unveiled for transformation of Gloucestershire police centre

New images have been revealed for plans to transform one of Gloucestershire's largest operational policing centres.

Randall & Payne: Businesses can thrive post-Covid Image

Randall & Payne: Businesses can thrive post-Covid

Businesses need to adapt and innovate to survive. That’s the message from a webinar from Cheltenham-based accountancy firm, Randall & Payne, which talked about the many opportunities in the food and drink sector.

Developer seeks funding partner for Moog facility Image

Developer seeks funding partner for Moog facility

The developer of a £40million manufacturing and design facility in Tewkesbury is looking for more than £35million forward funding.

Cheltenham Christmas Market cancelled - but town will sparkle with new christmas lights Image

Cheltenham Christmas Market cancelled - but town will sparkle with new christmas lights

A new expanded Christmas Market planned for Cheltenham this year has been cancelled because of the coronavirus epidemic.

Lockdown restrictions could call time on pubs again Image

Lockdown restrictions could call time on pubs again

Parts of the hospitality could be forced to close again if fresh restrictions are introduced across England in a bid to arrest a rise in coronavirus cases.

Renishaw engineer virtual learning for STEM pupils Image

Renishaw engineer virtual learning for STEM pupils

Renishaw took its education outreach programme online to provide hands-on engineering experience to STEM pupils.

'Fragile recovery' as retail sales edge up Image

'Fragile recovery' as retail sales edge up

DIY and household goods have continued to provide the cornerstone of increasing retail sales across the UK.


Recruitment cuts in sight for almost half of firms Image

Recruitment cuts in sight for almost half of firms

Almost half of companies plan to reduce or stop recruitment over the next 12 months according to a new survey.

Journey to work getting back on track Image

Journey to work getting back on track

Almost two thirds of employees are travelling to work as people return to their offices after the coronavirus pandemic.

Charity celebrates saving 566 tonnes from Gloucestershire landfill Image

Charity celebrates saving 566 tonnes from Gloucestershire landfill

With Recycle Week starting on Monday, homelessness charity Emmaus Gloucestershire is celebrating saving thousands of pieces of furniture from going to landfill.

CCTV images issued following assault inside Cheltenham pub Image

CCTV images issued following assault inside Cheltenham pub

Officers investigating an assault in Cheltenham last month have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Gloucestershire awarded nearly £300,000 to provide housing support for vulnerable people Image

Gloucestershire awarded nearly £300,000 to provide housing support for vulnerable people

Thousands of vulnerable people who were housed during the pandemic will be helped to stay in accommodation this year thanks to new government funding.

Steam fan robbed at knifepoint waiting for train Image

Steam fan robbed at knifepoint waiting for train

Robbing a steam railway enthusiast at knifepoint has earned a Stroud man almost three and a half years in jail.

Artwork opens up world beneath your feet Image

Artwork opens up world beneath your feet

Look down if you are walking down Westgate Street this weekend - and stop to get your picture taken as part of an unusual insight into Gloucester's history.

US sales quadruple to $2m for Gloucester firm Image

US sales quadruple to $2m for Gloucester firm

Britain's leading golfers tee off in the US Open today chasing similar success to the one a Gloucester business has enjoyed on the other side of the Atlantic.

New tenant opens doors at Gloucester Quays Image

New tenant opens doors at Gloucester Quays

Gloucester Quays has welcomed a new arrival with discount store Beauty Outlet opening its doors today.

Kier reports loss as pandemic leaves its mark Image

Kier reports loss as pandemic leaves its mark

Kier Group chief executive Andrew Davies admitted the coronavirus pandemic had made a huge impact as the company reported a pre-tax loss of £225.5million for the first six months of the year.

Forest Green picked to open doors for fans Image

Forest Green picked to open doors for fans

Forest Green Rovers will welcome back fans to The New Lawn for the first time when they host Bradford City in League Town on Saturday.

Cheltenham architects secure planning approval for contemporary Cotswold eco-home Image

Cheltenham architects secure planning approval for contemporary Cotswold eco-home

Architectural practice Coombes Everitt has secured planning permission for a new low-energy home to be built in the grounds of a former manor house near Cirencester.

Davies and Partners strengthens team with new recruit Image

Davies and Partners strengthens team with new recruit

Roxanne Sandall has joined the Wills, Trusts and Probate Team at Davies and Partners solicitors, based in Gloucester.

Estcourt Road roundabout trial suspended Image

Estcourt Road roundabout trial suspended

Gloucestershire County Council has agreed to remove temporary barriers installed at Estcourt Rd roundabout in Gloucester.

John Lewis halts bonus as it reports huge loss Image

John Lewis halts bonus as it reports huge loss

John Lewis' chairwoman has vowed the company will return stronger after confirming it will not pay staff a bonus for the first time in almost 70 years.

Troops mark 10th anniversary with a nod to the past Image

Troops mark 10th anniversary with a nod to the past

NATO troops have marked the 10th anniversary of arriving in Gloucester with a special ceremony.

Council shares £100k across Cheltenham organisations Image

Council shares £100k across Cheltenham organisations

Cheltenham Borough Council has allocated all of its available £100,000 of community resilience grants to 51 local groups and voluntary sector agencies.

Cotswold council finds its man for top job Image

Cotswold council finds its man for top job

Robert Weaver will make the move across Gloucestershire if he is approved by members of Cotswold District Council as the authority's next chief executive.

Epic River Severn expedition highlights plastic pollution problem Image

Epic River Severn expedition highlights plastic pollution problem

Environmental activist Cal Major paddled along the UK’s longest river to raise awareness of plastic pollution in British waterways.

Cheltenham solicitors' head of construction celebrates new post Image

Cheltenham solicitors' head of construction celebrates new post

The head of Harrison Clark Rickerbys' construction and engineering team has been chosen as a trustee for the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Appeal after boat engine stolen from Tewkesbury Marina Image

Appeal after boat engine stolen from Tewkesbury Marina

Police are appealing for witnesses after a boat engine was stolen from Tewkesbury Marina last month.

Artist puts painting up for auction in aid of air ambulance charity Image

Artist puts painting up for auction in aid of air ambulance charity

Gloucestershire-based artist Heather Gulliver is putting one of her distinctive paintings up for auction in aid of her local air ambulance charity, Great Western Air Ambulance Charity.

Support hospitality or face massive job losses Government told Image

Support hospitality or face massive job losses Government told

More than 900,000 jobs in the hospitality industry will be lost if the Government fails to provide a package of support, according to one leading figure in the sector.

Major Gloucester road to close for resurfacing Image

Major Gloucester road to close for resurfacing

Gloucestershire County Council will be resurfacing part of London Road in Gloucester between September 21 and 28 (excluding the weekend).

Gloucestershire claimants rise by more than two per cent Image

Gloucestershire claimants rise by more than two per cent

Almost 1,000 more people in Gloucestershire claimed Universal Credit according to the latest figures from the Department of Work and Pensions.

Gloucester housebuilder acquires further land for development Image

Gloucester housebuilder acquires further land for development

Barnwood-based housing developer Newland Homes has announced its latest acquisition.

Council insists Cleeve Hill not set for development Image

Council insists Cleeve Hill not set for development

Tewkesbury Borough Council has insisted it has no plans to sell the land which houses Cleeve Hill Golf Club for development.

Post-lockdown sales surge at Loungers Image

Post-lockdown sales surge at Loungers

Restaurant and bar operator Loungers has seen an increase in sales since reopening after the coronavirus lockdown.

Redrow turns away from capital as profits tumble Image

Redrow turns away from capital as profits tumble

Homebuilder Redrow will resume paying dividends next year, despite reporting a huge fall in annual profit.

New technology in fight against knife crime Image

New technology in fight against knife crime

Gloucestershire Constabulary is the first and only police force in the UK to start using a new mobile ‘search pole’ to help detect hidden knives.

Insurance ruling provides clarity for small businesses Image

Insurance ruling provides clarity for small businesses

Small firms and hospitality businesses have welcomed the clarity and potential lifeline thrown by a High Court ruling that some insurers should have paid out for losses caused by the coronavirus lockdown.

Online only return journey for Thomas Cook Image

Online only return journey for Thomas Cook

One of the most famous names in the travel industry has returned - a year after its collapse sparked a massive repatriation effort.

Cut-price meal offer drives large fall in inflation Image

Cut-price meal offer drives large fall in inflation

Inflation has hit a five-year low with the help of the Eat Out to Help Scheme.

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