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World war medals stolen from Lydney home Image

World war medals stolen from Lydney home

Medals from the two world wars have been stolen from a house on Lydney.

City Voices heard online at Gloucester History Festival Image

City Voices heard online at Gloucester History Festival

Gloucester History Festival is heading online after confirming its online City Voices programme for next month's event.

Pandemic forces charities to cut 5,000 jobs Image

Pandemic forces charities to cut 5,000 jobs

The impact of coronavirus has seen more than 5,000 charity workers lose their jobs, according to new research.

'Exceptional' lockdown growth for Dr Martens Image

'Exceptional' lockdown growth for Dr Martens

Footwear manufacturer and retailer Dr Martens has reported a rise in both sales and profits during the lockdown period.

Gloucestershire engineering giant reports 97 per cent fall in profit Image

Gloucestershire engineering giant reports 97 per cent fall in profit

Renishaw has reported a 97 per cent drop in annual pre-tax profits amid a warning of "very challenging market conditions".

Business survey struggles to find positives across South West Image

Business survey struggles to find positives across South West

Less than one in 10 businesses across the South West are feeling positive following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research.

No day off for recycling centre to meet demand Image

No day off for recycling centre to meet demand

The Household Recycling Centre at Pyke Quarry is to open on Wednesdays to make more booking slots available.

New Gloucester City pitch survives first test Image

New Gloucester City pitch survives first test

For the first time in more than a decade, Gloucester City has a football pitch in their home city - and it has already come through its first major test.

Just Eat plans to create 'thousands' of jobs after surge in revenue Image

Just Eat plans to create 'thousands' of jobs after surge in revenue

Chief executive at the food delivery giant has said thousands of jobs will be created in the coming months.

King's School crowns difficult year with excellent results Image

King's School crowns difficult year with excellent results

King's School pupils returned to school for the first time since March to collect some of the best A-Level results in the school history.

A&E department flooded as storm hits Gloucester Image

A&E department flooded as storm hits Gloucester

Part of Gloucestershire Royal Hospital's A&E department had to be evacuated as heavy rain and lightning disrupted services last night.

Council moves cycling up a gear in £10m funding bid Image

Council moves cycling up a gear in £10m funding bid

Gloucestershire County Council has lodged a bid for £10million of government funding to transform cycling in the county.

Lots go under the hammer in Ben's memory Image

Lots go under the hammer in Ben's memory

Sporting memorabilia, tickets and donations from local businesses are up for grabs at a live online auction for a suicide prevention charity in memory of a former member of the Punchline team.

Booze and gifts sent to criminals through hacked Moonpig accounts Image

Booze and gifts sent to criminals through hacked Moonpig accounts

Customers of the online card and gift retailer are reporting accounts being hacked and hundreds of pounds worth of gifts being sent to random addresses.

Ladbrokes bet on brighter future after profit drop Image

Ladbrokes bet on brighter future after profit drop

Ladbrokes owners have reported a 74 per cent drop in profits for the first six months of the year, but predicted growth for the rest of 2020.

Spirax-Sarco beats projected performance Image

Spirax-Sarco beats projected performance

Sales and profits fell less than expected for Spirax-Sarco Engineering in the first six months of the year - but it has warned of tough end to 2020.

Gloucestershire unemployed benefits more than double in last year Image

Gloucestershire unemployed benefits more than double in last year

The number of people claiming unemployment-related benefits across Gloucestershire has more than doubled in the last year.

MP questions Police and Crime Commissioner's no-bid decision Image

MP questions Police and Crime Commissioner's no-bid decision

Gloucester MP Richard Graham has repeated his call for details on why Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl did not bid for a share of a £25million government fund.

University of Gloucestershire here to help as clearing set to be busiest ever Image

University of Gloucestershire here to help as clearing set to be busiest ever

Uncertainty and last-minute changes have become the new normal as thousands of students wait to pick up their A-Level results on Thursday.

Chancellor urged to stay flexible on furloughs Image

Chancellor urged to stay flexible on furloughs

The Federation of Small Businesses has called for furloughs to remain an option beyond its current deadline at the end of October.

Halfords store in Cirencester set to close Image

Halfords store in Cirencester set to close

Car parts and cycle retailer Halfords has announced that its outlet in Cirencester will close permanently.

BPE and Harrison Clark Rickerbys flying high in rankings Image

BPE and Harrison Clark Rickerbys flying high in rankings

Mergers and acquisitions in the UK fell by more than a third across the first half of the year, according to a leading market survey.

RAU teams up with Bathurst Estate Image

RAU teams up with Bathurst Estate

The Royal Agricultural University has teamed up with the neighbouring Bathurst Estate to provides students with valuable experience.

Landlady failed to hand over charity fundraising Image

Landlady failed to hand over charity fundraising

Jan Coates, 47, who defrauded the Macmillan Cancer Support charity by failing to hand over the proceeds of fundraising events at her Forest of Dean pub, has been ordered to do 150 hours of unpaid work.

Gloucestershire Constabulary to star in new TV series Image

Gloucestershire Constabulary to star in new TV series

The first episode of Reported Missing featuring the Constabulary is due to be shown on BBC One at 9pm on Wednesday, August 19.

Versarien remains optimistic after reporting loss Image

Versarien remains optimistic after reporting loss

Versarien chief executive Neill Ricketts expressed "optimism and confidence" despite reporting a £4.7million pre-tax loss.

Debenhams announces 2,500 jobs to go Image

Debenhams announces 2,500 jobs to go

Debenhams is cutting 2,500 jobs from stores and warehouses in a move it says was giving the company "every chance of a viable future".

Kohler Mira put shirt on Cheltenham Town again Image

Kohler Mira put shirt on Cheltenham Town again

Cheltenham Town have agreed a two-year extension for Kohler Mira to remain as the club's shirt sponsors.

Lucozade Ribena Suntory reports rise in revenue Image

Lucozade Ribena Suntory reports rise in revenue

Lucozade Ribena Suntory saw revenue rise to £425.6million during 2019, according to its newly published accounts.

Don't let grants go to waste urges FSB Image

Don't let grants go to waste urges FSB

Businesses and councils have been urged to ensure grants do not go to waste before the deadline for applications at the end of August.

Profit warnings outstrip 2019 inside six months Image

Profit warnings outstrip 2019 inside six months

Almost 50 per cent more profit warnings were issued by retailers in the first half of 2020 than the whole of last year.

Drone pilot brought down to earth by restorative justice Image

Drone pilot brought down to earth by restorative justice

The pilot of a drone flown illegally over properties in Cirencester met one of the residents and underwent training as part of a successful restorative justice outcome.

Gloucester Cathedral embraces the world for exhibition Image

Gloucester Cathedral embraces the world for exhibition

Gloucester Cathedral will welcome the world when an art installation takes over the nave as part of a Beacon of Hope campaign.

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Gloucester Image

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Gloucester

Gloucestershire Constabulary is appealing for witnesses following reports of an assault in Gloucester on Sunday evening.

Domino's sees pizza sales surge but profits fall Image

Domino's sees pizza sales surge but profits fall

Pizza delivery and takeaway company Domino's has reported a sales surge through lockdown, but a drop-in profit due to higher operating costs.

Young and old bear the brunt as employment falls Image

Young and old bear the brunt as employment falls

The number of people in work across the UK fell by 220,000 in the three months from April until June.

New man at the helm of Cheltenham Borough Homes Image

New man at the helm of Cheltenham Borough Homes

Steve Slater has taken over as the interim chief executive of Cheltenham Borough Homes.

One third expecting to make redundancies in coming months Image

One third expecting to make redundancies in coming months

One in three employers across the UK expect to make job cuts before the end of September according to new research.

Award-winning baker to join Stroud's new Five Valleys Market Image

Award-winning baker to join Stroud's new Five Valleys Market

Stroud's award-winning The Artisan Baker has been announced as the latest trader joining the growing list of local food producers at the Five Valleys indoor market later in the year.

Superdry fashions stronger position with financing deal Image

Superdry fashions stronger position with financing deal

Superdry has strengthened its financial standing by securing a £70million financing deal after reporting sales above expectations.

Gloucestershire libraries reopen Image

Gloucestershire libraries reopen

Several libraries in the county will reopen their doors this week following the easing of lockdown restrictions.

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