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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, May 7 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, May 7

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

Trackwise acquires new £2.8m Stonehouse facility Image

Trackwise acquires new £2.8m Stonehouse facility

Tewkesbury-based circuit board manufacturer Trackwise Designs has revealed its acquisition of a new site in Stonehouse.

Minister backs Gloucester's energy plan for landfill site Image

Minister backs Gloucester's energy plan for landfill site

The creation of an energy and eco park in the former landfill site at Hempsted could pave the way for schemes across the country.

Homeowners want more space, thanks to Covid  Image

Homeowners want more space, thanks to Covid

A rise in working from home has changed what people are looking for from a new home, according to a Cheltenham estate agent.

Amazon sales top $100bn as profits triple Image

Amazon sales top $100bn as profits triple

Ecommerce giant Amazon has reported a $8.1bn (5.8bn) profit in the first three months of 2021 - more than three times what it was this time last year.

Gloucester Rugby prepares to welcome fans back to Kingsholm Image

Gloucester Rugby prepares to welcome fans back to Kingsholm

Gloucester Rugby is looking forward to welcoming fans back to Kingsholm Stadium for the first time in over a year for the last two home games of the season.

Number of empty shops continues to soar Image

Number of empty shops continues to soar

The number of empty shops has continued to soar, with one in seven across Britain now vacant, according to new research.

Health product sales up and down during pandemic Image

Health product sales up and down during pandemic

Demand for health products has fallen, as fewer customers stocked up on cold and flu medicines during the pandemic, according to Reckitt.

Commercial manager leaves Cheltenham Town Image

Commercial manager leaves Cheltenham Town

Commercial manager John Finnigan is leaving Cheltenham Town as the newly promoted football club deals with the impact of coronavirus on finances.

Gloucestershire reshuffle order on club board Image

Gloucestershire reshuffle order on club board

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club has appointed a new chairman and deputy after a meeting of members.

Gloucestershire breaks through 500,000 vaccinations Image

Gloucestershire breaks through 500,000 vaccinations

The number of Covid-19 vaccination doses given in Gloucestershire has passed the 500,000 mark with NHS leaders in the county saluting the teams behind it.

Long-term investments drive St James's Place to record figures Image

Long-term investments drive St James's Place to record figures

St James's Place has reported record figures over the first three months of the year as investors look at long-term options.

Activate appointed for Cheltenham Quadrangle project Image

Activate appointed for Cheltenham Quadrangle project

Placemaking consultancy Activate has been appointed by Associated British Foods (ABF) to create and deliver a comprehensive occupier engagement programme for the Quadrangle.

George brand to sell second-hand clothes at Asda Image

George brand to sell second-hand clothes at Asda

Asda will start selling second-hand clothes at 50 of its supermarkets across the UK.

The White Company boosted by online sales Image

The White Company boosted by online sales

Fashion and homeware retailer The White Company has seen a rise in full year profits, thanks to strong online sales.

Inspecs have cautious vision after Norville purchase Image

Inspecs have cautious vision after Norville purchase

Inspecs, the eyewear firm which bought the manufacturing arm of Gloucester opticians Norville, said it remains cautious about the year despite a "positive start to the year".

Ice cream sales help Unilever to heat up Image

Ice cream sales help Unilever to heat up

Unilever said it expects sales growth to continue this year after reporting a rise over the first three months.

Cheltenham firm acquires Crusader Medical Care Image

Cheltenham firm acquires Crusader Medical Care

Specialist nursing care provider Crusader Medical Care has been acquired by Cheltenham-based Envivo Group.

Over 145,000 second vaccination doses delivered in Gloucestershire Image

Over 145,000 second vaccination doses delivered in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire has already delivered over 145,000 second Covid-19 vaccines and the county’s GPs are urging residents who have had their first vaccination to attend their second dose appointments.

Hartpury appoints agri-tech expert as first agriculture professor   Image

Hartpury appoints agri-tech expert as first agriculture professor

Agri-tech expert Matt Bell has been appointed the first ever professor and director of Agriculture at Hartpury University.

NatWest profits jump 82 per cent Image

NatWest profits jump 82 per cent

Joining its rivals in cutting bad debt reserves, NatWest has posted a 82 per cent growth in first quarter profits.

Pennant reports 'year of two halves' Image

Pennant reports 'year of two halves'

Staverton-based Pennant International Plc has revealed a challenging year for the business with the pandemic having a significant impact on revenues.

Hard Calls Save Lives message as knife crime operation begins Image

Hard Calls Save Lives message as knife crime operation begins

Calling with information about knife crime may feel hard, but there are harder calls.

Punchline Talks - April 30 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks - April 30 line-up revealed

Punchline Talks promises to take us for a ride this week with a line-up of guests discussing the key business issues of the day.

Sentence for dangerous driving in the Cotswolds Image

Sentence for dangerous driving in the Cotswolds

A man with two previous dangerous driving convictions to his name has been sentenced following his latest escapade.

Debenhams announces closing dates for stores Image

Debenhams announces closing dates for stores

Gloucester's Debenhams store is likely to close its doors for the final time on May 15.

Revenue and profits on the rise for Renishaw Image

Revenue and profits on the rise for Renishaw

Renishaw is looking an attractive proposition for potential buyers after reporting strong growth in revenue and profit for the last nine months.

Lloyds profits surge amid post-lockdown optimism Image

Lloyds profits surge amid post-lockdown optimism

Lloyds Banking Group has revealed a boost to profits in the first quarter of 2021, after a brighter economic outlook led the bank to reverse some of its loan loss provisions.

Wickes going it alone after demerger Image

Wickes going it alone after demerger

Home improvement supplier Wickes will stand on its own after it completed its move away from Travis Perkins.

Seven new Deputy Lieutenants announced for Gloucestershire Image

Seven new Deputy Lieutenants announced for Gloucestershire

Seven new deputy lieutenants have today (28th April) been announced for Gloucestershire.

CBI responds to Covid Recovery Commission blueprint Image

CBI responds to Covid Recovery Commission blueprint

The Covid Recovery Commission of ten business leaders has published a major report today, 'Ambition 2030': A Partnership for Growth'.

Gloucestershire charity wins Queen’s Award for outstanding achievement Image

Gloucestershire charity wins Queen’s Award for outstanding achievement

A Gloucester-based charity which helps young people living in challenging circumstances to reach their full potential, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for promoting opportunity through social mobility.

UK office supply falls 35 per cent in just over a decade Image

UK office supply falls 35 per cent in just over a decade

Office supply in the UK's key regional markets has fallen 35 per cent since 2009, according to new analysis from real estate firm Savills.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, April 30 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, April 30

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

Gloucester firm selected as Institute of Sport preferred nutrition supplier Image

Gloucester firm selected as Institute of Sport preferred nutrition supplier

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) has chosen Gloucester-based Nutrition X as one of their preferred nutrition suppliers.

ProCook broadens horizons after year of record sales Image

ProCook broadens horizons after year of record sales

ProCook is opening new stores and looking to grow international markets after more than doubling expected growth in a year of record sales.

Lifesaving defib installed in Pittville Park thanks to Newland Homes Image

Lifesaving defib installed in Pittville Park thanks to Newland Homes

Cheltenham Lions Club has presented housing developer Newland Homes with a certificate of appreciation, to say thank you for the company's financial donation.

Eagle Tower adopts Cheltenham-based charity CCP Image

Eagle Tower adopts Cheltenham-based charity CCP

Eagle Tower has entered into an agreement to adopt the Cheltenham-based charity Caring For Communities and People (CCP). 

Estate agent franchise group hails 'remarkable year' thanks to buoyant market Image

Estate agent franchise group hails 'remarkable year' thanks to buoyant market

The franchise group behind well-known estate agents CJ Hole, Hunters, Parkers and Martin & Co, has revealed a promising start to the year after strong growth in 2020.

Shop-in-shop fashion stores at Tesco Image

Shop-in-shop fashion stores at Tesco

Fashion retailer Yours Clothing is set to launch shop-in-shops in selected Tesco stores as part of a new deal.

13 jailed for their involvement in Stroud based drugs conspiracy Image

13 jailed for their involvement in Stroud based drugs conspiracy

Months of undercover surveillance helped police.

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