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Update on teenager’s murder trial Image

Update on teenager’s murder trial

The youth on trial told the jury that he didn’t realise he had stabbed the teenager, until he lifted up his top and showed him.

Conservation grazing to be introduced in Cheltenham Image

Conservation grazing to be introduced in Cheltenham

Native breed cattle will soon be introduced in parts of Cheltenham, as part of a conservation grazing project.

Cheltenham's remembrance services details announced Image

Cheltenham's remembrance services details announced

Cheltenham will mark Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in time-honoured fashion.

Travis Perkins third quarter growth Image

Travis Perkins third quarter growth

Builders’ merchants Travis Perkins, with ten branches across Gloucestershire, reports sales growth of more than 13% in the third quarter.

Teenager on trial for murder apologises to victim’s parents Image

Teenager on trial for murder apologises to victim’s parents

The 16-year-old youth is accused of murdering Joshua Hall, 16, in Cam in April.

Essential work begins in the Forest of Dean Image

Essential work begins in the Forest of Dean

Wales & West Utilities is starting essential work to upgrade part of the gas network in Coleford.

Cheltenham based Bay’s Kitchen breaks into Australian market Image

Cheltenham based Bay’s Kitchen breaks into Australian market

A Cheltenham based food specialist has broken into the Australian market with support from the Department for International Trade (DIT).

VIDEO: Developer sought for Brimscombe Port Image

VIDEO: Developer sought for Brimscombe Port

The search begins for a developer to work with Stroud District Council to create a new waterside community.

Budget reaction: Gloucestershire sizes up the Chancellor's offering Image

Budget reaction: Gloucestershire sizes up the Chancellor's offering

Business experts and community leaders in Gloucestershire and beyond have been giving their reactions to yesterday’s Budget.

Gloucestershire’s £12.8m Levelling Up success Image

Gloucestershire’s £12.8m Levelling Up success

Gloucestershire County Council has been awarded £12.8million from the government’s Levelling Up Fund for sustainable and active travel.

Cyber security specialists hosting ransomware events as cyber attacks continue to rise Image

Cyber security specialists hosting ransomware events as cyber attacks continue to rise

Companies including the NHS and Warburtons have been invited to share their experiences.

GE Aviation teams up with NASA Image

GE Aviation teams up with NASA

GE Aviation – with a major base in Gloucestershire - is to partner with NASA on a major new research project.

Superdry Sport heads Down Under Image

Superdry Sport heads Down Under

Cheltenham-based Superdry is launching its Superdry Sport range in Australia.

Second Stonehouse railway station moves a step closer Image

Second Stonehouse railway station moves a step closer

The restoration of a former railway station in Stonehouse has moved a step closer to reality.

Gloucestershire music charity announces new chair Image

Gloucestershire music charity announces new chair

Gloucester-based charity The Music Works has appointed a new chair of trustees.

Car production for September lowest in 40 years Image

Car production for September lowest in 40 years

UK car production has fallen to its lowest level for September since 1982.

Three charities to benefit from fundraising challenge  Image

Three charities to benefit from fundraising challenge

Staff at a Cheltenham firm have been pounding the pavements to help raise almost £4,000 for three county charities.

Record sales for tech giant Samsung Image

Record sales for tech giant Samsung

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has seen a 26% increase in operating profit.

Lloyds Bank profits soar Image

Lloyds Bank profits soar

Lloyds Bank made a £2 billion profit in the third quarter.

Punchline Talks – October 29 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – October 29 line-up revealed

This week's instalment of Punchline Talks is keeping us connected, following the budget.

Hazlewoods response - Rishi's gamble on growth Image

Hazlewoods response - Rishi's gamble on growth

Punchline teamed up with the experts from Hazlewoods following the Budget announcements.

£20 million of good news for city centre regeneration Image

£20 million of good news for city centre regeneration

Gloucester’s £20 million Levelling Up Fund bid has been approved this afternoon by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

£20m government funding for Forest confirmed  Image

£20m government funding for Forest confirmed

The Forest of Dean has got the go-ahead from the government for an ambitious £20m regeneration project.

Punchline Talks - Richard Graham MP response to Budget 2021 Image

Punchline Talks - Richard Graham MP response to Budget 2021

Mark Owen, editor of Punchline-Gloucester.com grabbed Richard Graham MP for Gloucester, for his response to the budget - October 2021.

Toys R Us heading back to UK Image

Toys R Us heading back to UK

Three and a half years after it closed its Gloucester store, Toys R Us is making a return to the UK.

EG Carter completes new Twigworth local centre Image

EG Carter completes new Twigworth local centre

Gloucester-based EG Carter has completed the construction of the new local centre for Twigworth, part of a major development by Robert Hitchins Ltd.

Gloucestershire firm promotes staff Image

Gloucestershire firm promotes staff

A Cheltenham based firm of solicitors is celebrating a whole raft of promotions.

Nuclear funding model could boost EDF prospects Image

Nuclear funding model could boost EDF prospects

A new finance model could push forward plans for a new nuclear power station at Sizewell C in Suffolk, boosting prospects for EDF.

Beer could rise by 30p a pint with wage rise Image

Beer could rise by 30p a pint with wage rise

The price of a pint of beer could rise by up to 30p with an increase to the minimum wage.



Big profits for tech giants Image

Big profits for tech giants

Tech giants, Google and Microsoft, have both recorded big profits for the quarter.

Nightmare on Elm Street, Cheltenham Image

Nightmare on Elm Street, Cheltenham

Homes on Elm Street in Cheltenham suffer a very real Halloween nightmare when it comes to prices, research shows.

Gloucestershire police 'inadequate' in key areas Image

Gloucestershire police 'inadequate' in key areas

Gloucestershire Police has been severely criticised in a new report, being rated ‘inadequate’ in more than half the areas considered.

Bread knife brandished by man in Bourton-on-the-Water Image

Bread knife brandished by man in Bourton-on-the-Water

A 39-year-old man who brandished a knife and used threatening behaviour in his home street has been sentenced.

Police appeal for witnesses following collision in Moreton-in-Marsh Image

Police appeal for witnesses following collision in Moreton-in-Marsh

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was injured in Moreton in Marsh earlier this month.

Warning as NHS Covid Passport scammers target Gloucestershire residents Image

Warning as NHS Covid Passport scammers target Gloucestershire residents

A number of reports have been received of fraudulent emails.

Cheltenham software firm snapped up Image

Cheltenham software firm snapped up

A software firm started in a flat in Cheltenham has been sold to a major Canadian company.

Two businesses ram-raided in Cheltenham Image

Two businesses ram-raided in Cheltenham

Officers are appealing for witnesses to two ram-raids which took placeduring the early hours of Monday morning (October 25).

Sainsbury’s to close Gloucestershire store Image

Sainsbury’s to close Gloucestershire store

A Sainsbury’s Local store in the county is set to close its doors for a final time soon.

GCHQ link up with Amazon to store secret data in the cloud Image

GCHQ link up with Amazon to store secret data in the cloud

Cheltenham-based GCHQ has struck a deal with Amazon the American online tech company to hold secret material in the cloud.


First ever TV advert for Weird Fish Image

First ever TV advert for Weird Fish

Tewkesbury-based clothing brand Weird Fish has launched its first-ever TV advert as part of its ongoing ‘digital transformation’ plan.

Businesses to struggle over living wage rise Image

Businesses to struggle over living wage rise

Businesses are facing a ‘cashflow squeeze’ and will struggle to absorb a higher national living wage as proposed for the budget.

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