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Fresh new newspaper launches in Stroud Image

Fresh new newspaper launches in Stroud

Two local journalists have joined forces and launched a new print newspaper in Stroud as a rival to the Stroud News and Journal.

Fingertip oxygen monitoring keeps more than 6,000 Covid patients safe Image

Fingertip oxygen monitoring keeps more than 6,000 Covid patients safe

More than 6,000 patients with Covid-19 in Gloucestershire have benefited from home-based oxygen monitoring.

Two people seriously injured by dangerous driving in the Cotswolds Image

Two people seriously injured by dangerous driving in the Cotswolds

A 30-year-old whose dangerous drug and alcohol fuelled driving left two people seriously injured has been sentenced.

Bridge replacement will see M5 close overnight in Gloucestershire Image

Bridge replacement will see M5 close overnight in Gloucestershire

The M5 motorway will close fully overnight between junction 13 and 14 on June 25, to allow for a new bridge to be lifted into place at Michaelwood Services.

VIDEO: GFirst LEP boss excited by major schemes in county Image

VIDEO: GFirst LEP boss excited by major schemes in county

Two 'massive' projects for Gloucestershire have been highlighted by the boss of GFirst LEP as they launched their annual review this morning (Wednesday).

Gloucester homeless schemes shortlisted for award Image

Gloucester homeless schemes shortlisted for award

Gloucester City Homes (GCH) has been shortlisted in the national Homeless Link Excellence Awards.

Experts ring the alarm over 'cost of doing business crisis' in Gloucestershire Image

Experts ring the alarm over 'cost of doing business crisis' in Gloucestershire

Business experts say mounting cost put firms at risk of going bust or implementing untenable price increases

Could we all soon be driving on airless tyres? Image

Could we all soon be driving on airless tyres?

Manufacturing giants Goodyear and Michelin are both developing the technology and they could be debuted as early as 2024

Housebuilder plans to build 150 more homes in Gloucester Image

Housebuilder plans to build 150 more homes in Gloucester

Bishops Cleeve-based housebuilder Vistry Cotswolds has announced its acquisition of land in Quedueley to deliver a further 150 new homes.

Sales soar at H&M Image

Sales soar at H&M

H&M has continued its post-pandemic recovery, with sales up 12 per cent in its second quarter.

WHSmith trading ahead of 2019 levels Image

WHSmith trading ahead of 2019 levels

WHSmith saw a big recovery in its travel business in the last quarter.

Teenagers stole a lorry load of chewing gum from Gloucester Services Image

Teenagers stole a lorry load of chewing gum from Gloucester Services

Two teenagers pleaded guilty on Tuesday (June 14).

Abnormal escort through Gloucestershire Image

Abnormal escort through Gloucestershire

Police are escorting an abnormal load through the Cotswolds on Thursday morning (June 16).

Planning committee chairman on trial for breach at historic Cotswolds farmhouse Image

Planning committee chairman on trial for breach at historic Cotswolds farmhouse

He is set to stand jury trial in the New Year accused of breaching planning laws.

Stroud surgery on the market for £550,000 Image

Stroud surgery on the market for £550,000

Stroud's Locking Hill Surgery is up for sale, with a guide price of £550,000.

Lloyds Bank staff to be given £1,000 Image

Lloyds Bank staff to be given £1,000

In an effort to help employees with the rising cost of living in the UK, Lloyds Bank are giving 64,000 of its staff a one-off payment.

Men remanded in custody for possession of £120,000 worth of drugs Image

Men remanded in custody for possession of £120,000 worth of drugs

Three men have been remanded in custody.

Cheltenham Civic Society acquires new town centre HQ Image

Cheltenham Civic Society acquires new town centre HQ

Cheltenham Civic Society has now completed its purchase of a new headquarters, 26 Cambray Place.

Company providing mental health resources sees spike in demand  Image

Company providing mental health resources sees spike in demand

A company based near Cirencester has seen demand for its workplace mental health resources double.

Clarkson: Government needs to prioritise farming Image

Clarkson: Government needs to prioritise farming

Cotswold-based TV presenter turned farmer, Jeremy Clarkson, is calling on the Government to make farming a higher priority.

Nearly 650,000 retail jobs lost in five years Image

Nearly 650,000 retail jobs lost in five years

Almost 650,000 UK retail jobs have been lost since 2017, according to the latest figures.

Plan to bring 58,000 empty shops back into use Image

Plan to bring 58,000 empty shops back into use

Forcing landlords to rent out empty high street shops could bring up to 58,000 premises back into use, according to a think tank.

What makes Tewkesbury great? Image

What makes Tewkesbury great?

The findings of the study will be used as the basis for future plans to improve the town centre.

Appeal for information after birds of prey found dead in the Forest of Dean Image

Appeal for information after birds of prey found dead in the Forest of Dean

A Goshawk and Sparrowhawk were found next to a bus stop just south of Aylburton near Lydney.

Last chance to enter Gloucester 10k Image

Last chance to enter Gloucester 10k

Time is running out to enter this year's Gloucester 10k on June 26.

Campaign launched against renewal of Gloucester BID Image

Campaign launched against renewal of Gloucester BID

Businesses have until June 30 to vote on whether to extend the scheme for another five years

Work to start on Llanthony Road improvements Image

Work to start on Llanthony Road improvements

Work to widen Llanthony Road in Gloucester to upgrade cycling and walking facilities and improve traffic flow begins next month.

VIDEO: Pied Piper show was an absolute classic Image

VIDEO: Pied Piper show was an absolute classic

Thousands of classic car fans flocked to Highnam Court, near Gloucester, yesterday (Sunday) to admire a huge array of classic cars and trucks and enjoy the lovely gardens.

Stroud bids for £15million of Levelling Up funding Image

Stroud bids for £15million of Levelling Up funding

It wants to make improvements to gateway spaces, cultural landmarks and connections

Council appoints new cabinet member for communities and neighbourhoods Image

Council appoints new cabinet member for communities and neighbourhoods

Gloucester City Council has appointed Cllr Raymond Padilla to its cabinet.

Business group signs Menopause Workplace Pledge Image

Business group signs Menopause Workplace Pledge

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is the latest employer to sign the Menopause Workplace Pledge.

Government must act on business investment to avoid recession, says CBI Image

Government must act on business investment to avoid recession, says CBI

The countdown is on for the Prime Minister and Chancellor to take the vital actions needed to spare the country from dipping into recession, according to the latest CBI economic forecast.

Survey reveals if working from the office is more energy efficient than work from home Image

Survey reveals if working from the office is more energy efficient than work from home

While there are many debates around returning to the office in terms of well-being, corporate culture and productivity, the environmental impact is said to be increasingly important.

Gloucester Cathedral announces new appointment Image

Gloucester Cathedral announces new appointment

The Revd Dr Rebecca Lloyd will begin her new ministry at Gloucester Cathedral this autumn.

Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving Image

Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

A man has been charged by officers investigating the death of a man in Moreton-in-Marsh.

£259m revamp of Ashchurch military base to provide 400 jobs Image

£259m revamp of Ashchurch military base to provide 400 jobs

The storage facility for the British Army's land equipment fleet is a stone's throw from Cotswolds Designer Outlet

Mexican restaurant to join Gloucester's £3.5m Food Dock Image

Mexican restaurant to join Gloucester's £3.5m Food Dock

Developers behind Gloucester Food Dock have announced the latest business to join the waterside dining destination.

VIDEO: Roberts Limbrick toasts £200,000 office refurb Image

VIDEO: Roberts Limbrick toasts £200,000 office refurb

Gloucester-based architecture practice Roberts Limbrick held a drinks reception for the great and good of the industry last night to celebrate the firm's recent rebranding and office refurbishment.

Cloud firm buys majority share in Gloucestershire company Image

Cloud firm buys majority share in Gloucestershire company

Global cloud platform Esker has acquired majority stake in a Stonehouse-based SaaS procurement software provider.

Newsquest boosts profits but cuts 331 jobs Image

Newsquest boosts profits but cuts 331 jobs

Newsquest Media Group - which owns a number of Gloucestershire's most popular weekly newspapers - made profits of £45.2m last year following a £45.1m loss the year before.

ProCook: Kitchenware market ‘challenging’ Image

ProCook: Kitchenware market ‘challenging’

Gloucester-based kitchenware brand, ProCook, has seen trading hit by the cost-of-living crisis.

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