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New Gloucester coach depot plans revealed Image

New Gloucester coach depot plans revealed

Ambitious plans have been revealed for a new coach depot and headquarters on Eastern Avenue, and a hint of more to come.

Concern for missing business man from Elkstone, Cheltenham Image

Concern for missing business man from Elkstone, Cheltenham

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 51-year-old man from Elkstone, near Cheltenham who was reported missing yesterday, Thursday 26 April.

Tackling terrorism in Gloucestershire Image

Tackling terrorism in Gloucestershire

Counter terrorism training has been taking place in Gloucester City Centre all this week.

A new chapter for Waterstones Image

A new chapter for Waterstones

A hedge fund is set to take a controlling stake in high street bookseller, Waterstones.

Help grey fleets stay safe and legal on the roads Image

Help grey fleets stay safe and legal on the roads

Employers, fleet and HR managers should make sure employees’ own cars are safe and legal when driving for work, says the AA.

Amazon profits keep rising  Image

Amazon profits keep rising

Amazon has reported a 43 per cent rise in revenues for the first quarter.

Poundworld could close about 100 stores Image

Poundworld could close about 100 stores

Discount retailer Poundworld is looking to close about 100 of its 355 stores, putting up to 1,500 jobs at risk, the BBC has reported.

Sharp fall in car production sparks concern Image

Sharp fall in car production sparks concern

The UK motor industry has dipped deeper into decline with car production falling by 13.3% in March year on year.

Exclusive tour of Gloucester Quays' new Costa Coffee - VIDEO Image

Exclusive tour of Gloucester Quays' new Costa Coffee - VIDEO

Punchline-Gloucester was given an exclusive tour of the new Costa Coffee building, part of phase one of the £141million regeneration of Bakers Quay.

Exclusive tour of Provender Mill, Bakers Quay - VIDEO Image

Exclusive tour of Provender Mill, Bakers Quay - VIDEO

Punchline.com was given an exclusive tour of the new Provender Mill building, part of phase one of the £141million regeneration of Bakers Quay.

Tragic death of currency trader who got heavily into debt Image

Tragic death of currency trader who got heavily into debt

A foreign currency trader hanged himself in woodland near his Cotswolds home after getting heavily into debt to loan companies, an inquest heard yesterday.

Cotswold pub set to re-open after £3.5 million facelift Image

Cotswold pub set to re-open after £3.5 million facelift

A picturesque Cotswold pub will re-open in July after a major refurbishment.

Council acts to protect landmark Cotswold building Image

Council acts to protect landmark Cotswold building

Cotswold District Council has taken steps to protect the old Wilts and Glos Standard newspaper building in Cirencester.

Dame Janet is honoured by city Image

Dame Janet is honoured by city

The Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire is to be made an Honorary Freewoman of Gloucester this weekend.

Smokery boss spreads conservation message of the Severn’s ‘Beluga’ Image

Smokery boss spreads conservation message of the Severn’s ‘Beluga’

Children at two Gloucestershire primary schools are hooked on the new rather slithery arrivals in their classrooms.

Inquiry over Citizen publisher takeover of Express Image

Inquiry over Citizen publisher takeover of Express

Culture secretary, Matt Hancock, is considering intervening in the deal between two newspaper groups over concerns about editorial decision making.

Bus company takes over Park and Ride service and invests £1 million in fleet - VIDEO Image

Bus company takes over Park and Ride service and invests £1 million in fleet - VIDEO

Stagecoach West will begin operating Cheltenham's Arle Court Park and Ride Service next month with a fleet of brand new buses.

How new city development is rapidly taking shape - VIDEO Image

How new city development is rapidly taking shape - VIDEO

A former Gloucester city centre eyesore is rapidly being transformed into new homes.

Growth continues for biggest business in Gloucestershire Image

Growth continues for biggest business in Gloucestershire

The biggest company in Gloucestershire by turnover continues to forge ahead following a record year in 2017.

RAF veteran wins award for fast-growing business Image

RAF veteran wins award for fast-growing business

A children's cutlery business, co-owned by a RAF veteran, has won 'Start Up Business of the Year' at the 2018 Soldiering On Awards.

Lloyds profits leap by 23 per cent Image

Lloyds profits leap by 23 per cent

Lloyds Banking Group’s profits for the first three months of the year are up by nearly a quarter.

Magnificent - new Cathedral Green is a vision to behold Image

Magnificent - new Cathedral Green is a vision to behold

A stunning visitor attraction has been completed in the grounds of Gloucester Cathedral.

Campaigners fear reservoirs will ruin famous poets' footpath Image

Campaigners fear reservoirs will ruin famous poets' footpath

Plans to build new reservoirs near the famous Dymock Poets' Footpath have provoked opposition.

Council chief launches £4.3m regeneration plans Image

Council chief launches £4.3m regeneration plans

County council leader Mark Hawthorne swung his sledgehammer to kick off a £4.3 million regeneration project today.

Young trustees welcomed to charity board Image

Young trustees welcomed to charity board

Gloucestershire charity, the Hollie Gazzard Trust, is growing with the addition of two young trustees.

Jobs and apprenticeships on offer as firm expands in Gloucestershire Image

Jobs and apprenticeships on offer as firm expands in Gloucestershire

More than 130 jobs and apprenticeships are up for grabs as one of the country's most successful engineering firms unveils growth plans.

Export orders grow strongly as domestic orders hold steady Image

Export orders grow strongly as domestic orders hold steady

As Government remains embroiled in the ‘will we or won’t we leave the customs union’ question the CBI has gently dropped its views in the mix.

MP joins fight against delayed pensions for women Image

MP joins fight against delayed pensions for women

Women from across the region are being invited to a special meeting to discuss changes to the pension age which have provoked outrage..

Cheltenham clinic joins national healthcare group Image

Cheltenham clinic joins national healthcare group

A clinic offering physiotherapy and chiropractic services has joined The Medical group of healthcare practices.

East joins high street closures as retail sales head south Image

East joins high street closures as retail sales head south

Figures have revealed the harsh reality for the embattled retail sector so far in 2018 – with 650 stores closed or at risk.

Headline speaker announced for Growing Gloucestershire Conference Image

Headline speaker announced for Growing Gloucestershire Conference

The first headline speaker for the Growing Gloucestershire Conference in June will be Will Kintish, published author and international speaker.

President's award shines golden light on construction firm Image

President's award shines golden light on construction firm

An electrical contractor from Gloucestershire has been honoured after clocking up an incredible 12 consecutive gold awards for health and safety.

Support for tougher measures to protect police dogs from attack Image

Support for tougher measures to protect police dogs from attack

Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner is backing a new law to protect police dogs from being attacked.

Business people bolster board of Cheltenham Trust Image

Business people bolster board of Cheltenham Trust

Three new faces have joined the board of the organisation responsible for Cheltenham’s £300 million iconic cultural and leisure sites.

£4m regeneration takes a big step forward - VIDEO Image

£4m regeneration takes a big step forward - VIDEO

The demolition of Quayside House in Gloucester starts on Wednesday as the county council gets ready to redevelop the area.

Capita reports big losses Image

Capita reports big losses

Outsourcing company Capita, which employs several hundred people at its life and pensions centre in Bishop's Cleeve, has reported annual losses.

Nine men sentenced for drugs offences following Operation Cleveland Image

Nine men sentenced for drugs offences following Operation Cleveland

An organised crime group that conspired to supply a large amount of cannabis onto Gloucestershire's streets have been jailed for a total of more than 17 years.

South West tyre company sold after 40 years in business Image

South West tyre company sold after 40 years in business

A tyre company with stores across Gloucestershire has been acquired by the UK’s second largest tyre distributor.

Caribbean food company pays it forward for the homeless Image

Caribbean food company pays it forward for the homeless

A Caribbean food company set up in Gloucestershire last year is cooking up a banquet for 60 homeless people this weekend.

City councillors celebrate anniversary with charity fundraiser  Image

City councillors celebrate anniversary with charity fundraiser

Two local charities have had a boost from a fundraising event held by two long-serving city councillors.

Campaigners raise a glass to pub re-opening plans Image

Campaigners raise a glass to pub re-opening plans

Gloucester councillor Andrew Gravells and city MP Richard Graham have welcomed plans to re-open a city pub.

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