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Proposals look to tighten security on smart devices Image

Proposals look to tighten security on smart devices

New cyber security laws are being proposed which will protect users from attacks through their smart devices.

Punchline Talks - April 23 Line-up Image

Punchline Talks - April 23 Line-up

Punchline Talks is finding it hard to keep its feet on the ground with this week's line-up which features a World Cup winner and the boss of a flight school.

Police make another arrest following death of teenager Image

Police make another arrest following death of teenager

Police have made another arrest in connection with the death of 17-year-old Joshua Hall, who was stabbed in the stomach at Cam on Friday.

Inquest opened into death of motorcyclist, 17 Image

Inquest opened into death of motorcyclist, 17

Police want to speak to any motorists with information about a crash near Tewkesbury in which a 17-year-old motorcyclist was killed.

Police launch appeal after fire outside Gloucester Cafe Image

Police launch appeal after fire outside Gloucester Cafe

Police in Gloucester are investigating and appealing for information after a fire was started outside TJs Cafe on Worcester Street last week.

Netflix shares tumble after subscriber slowdown Image

Netflix shares tumble after subscriber slowdown

Streaming service Netflix has reported a slowdown in subscriber growth on its platform, causing its share price to plunge.

Rural areas to be allowed larger 5G masts Image

Rural areas to be allowed larger 5G masts

The government plans to allow taller and wider mobile phone masts to be built across the English countryside to help with the 5G rollout.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, April 23 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, April 23

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

Plans approved for Fleece Hotel outdoor bar Image

Plans approved for Fleece Hotel outdoor bar

Gloucester's historic Fleece Hotel is set to welcome back customers to an outdoor area after a planning application has been approved.

Quiet gives Gloucestershire something to shout about Image

Quiet gives Gloucestershire something to shout about

Cheltenham and Gloucester have been named among the quietest built-up areas to live in the UK.

VIDEO: Five Valleys walk through as Craghoppers joins line-up Image

VIDEO: Five Valleys walk through as Craghoppers joins line-up

Following the opening of Stroud's new Sandersons department store last week, Punchline editor Mark Owen toured the latest additions to Five Valleys Shopping Centre.

Boris Johnson: Apprentices can kickstart building back Image

Boris Johnson: Apprentices can kickstart building back

Boris Johnson believes construction and apprentices can be at the heart of the UK's post-pandemic economic recovery.

£3 billion invested into UK commercial property in March Image

£3 billion invested into UK commercial property in March

A total of £3 billion was invested into UK commercial property in March, according to real estate experts Colliers.

Reopening records help lift Primark confidence Image

Reopening records help lift Primark confidence

Primark said it is convinced about the retailer's "long-term growth prospects" after seeing record sales in the week after coronavirus restrictions were lifted.

Assault sees man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder Image

Assault sees man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Police are appealing for dashcam footage of an incident in the area of Badgeworth Road heading toward Cheltenham yesterday, April 19.

Online Cathedral service honours Imjin anniversary Image

Online Cathedral service honours Imjin anniversary

A service from the Memorial Chapel of Gloucester Cathedral will be aired online on Sunday to mark the 70th anniversary of the historic Battle of the Imjin River.

Young workers continue to carry weight of unemployment Image

Young workers continue to carry weight of unemployment

Younger workers continue to bear the brunt of job cuts with under-35s making up 80 per cent of job losses in the last year.

Hospitality calls for extension of help as costs mount Image

Hospitality calls for extension of help as costs mount

Hospitality trade bodies have called on the Government to extend the business rates holiday for at least three months after only 40 per cent of pubs were able to reopen last week.

Boris Johnson applauds mortgage scheme on Gloucestershire visit Image

Boris Johnson applauds mortgage scheme on Gloucestershire visit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson described the property market as "generationally unfair" as he visited Gloucestershire to launch a scheme designed to help younger buyers.

Historic Woodchester Mansion Lodge on the market Image

Historic Woodchester Mansion Lodge on the market

A property built as the prelude to the famously unfinished Woodchester Mansion is up for sale.

Kier agrees £110m deal for housebuilding business Image

Kier agrees £110m deal for housebuilding business

Kier has agreed a deal to sell its housebuilding arm to a newly formed company for £110million.

Unilever hygiene campaign reaches one billion Image

Unilever hygiene campaign reaches one billion

A hygiene campaign spearheaded by Unilever and the Government aimed at tackling the spread of coronavirus has reached one billion people.

Cheltenham firm's £67k donation gives National Star helping hand Image

Cheltenham firm's £67k donation gives National Star helping hand

Young people with complex disabilities and learning difficulties will have greater independence thanks to a Gloucestershire company's generous donation.

"Beautiful, caring" son, 17, remembered after stabbing

The family of a Gloucestershire teenager who died after being stabbed in the stomach have paid tribute to him as a "beautiful, charming, caring and kind soul".

Business centre opens road for Gloucester widening scheme Image

Business centre opens road for Gloucester widening scheme

Another hurdle in the £7.45million scheme to improve a major road in Gloucester has been cleared with the departure of the last tenants on land needed for the project.

Trackwise reveals top appointment Image

Trackwise reveals top appointment

Tewkesbury-based circuit board manufacturer Trackwise Plc has announced the appointment of a new chief operating officer.

Latheram House shortlisted for design award Image

Latheram House shortlisted for design award

Later living specialist Pegasus has revealed that Latheram House, its contemporary over 60s community in Cheltenham, has been shortlisted for a Housing Design Award 2021.

HSBC economic head predicts better times on the horizon Image

HSBC economic head predicts better times on the horizon

The UK economy is saying good riddance to the dark months at the height of the pandemic and showing signs of lift-off, according to the head of economics at HSBC UK.

BPE helps build timber support for industry Image

BPE helps build timber support for industry

BPE Solicitors has advised a long-standing client in the creation of a new trade association for the timber industry.

Toolstation drives bumper quarter for Travis Perkins Image

Toolstation drives bumper quarter for Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins has seen bumper sales through the first three months of 2021, driven by its Toolstation brand.

£1,000 reward for information on deliberate Cheltenham fires Image

£1,000 reward for information on deliberate Cheltenham fires

Crimestoppers Gloucestershire are offering a reward of up to £1,000 for anonymous information on a series of arson incidents in Cheltenham.

Gloucestershire Premier Inn employee takes centre stage in new advert Image

Gloucestershire Premier Inn employee takes centre stage in new advert

A Gloucestershire hotel receptionist has been selected from hundreds of people to take part in a major new national advertising campaign.

Financial sector finding reasons to be cheerful Image

Financial sector finding reasons to be cheerful

Optimism among financial services firms has improved at the fastest rate since December 2013 despite business volumes stalling.

Gloucestershire festival forced to stay silent for another year Image

Gloucestershire festival forced to stay silent for another year

Barn on the Farm Festival, which was due to be held Over Farm this summer, has been cancelled.

Gloucester grabs extra slice of history Image

Gloucester grabs extra slice of history

Gloucestershire Archives will provide a glimpse into life at a Victorian school on Sunday as part of a weekend looking back into the past.

Gloucestershire food manufacturer sold to European group Image

Gloucestershire food manufacturer sold to European group

Manufacturer of award-winning specialist seasonings, glazes and marinades, TasteConnection Limited has been acquired by Nactarome Group.

Plans approved to demolish former B Grade Domestics shop Image

Plans approved to demolish former B Grade Domestics shop

Plans have been approved which will see the former site of a well-known domestic appliance retailers in Gloucester demolished and replaced with apartments.

Stroud-based foodies launch new NAFF brand Image

Stroud-based foodies launch new NAFF brand

Two Stroud-based foodies have launched a brand-new range of products to target the sauce, rubs and pickles market.

Adviser introducing the world to Cheltenham's Cyber Central Image

Adviser introducing the world to Cheltenham's Cyber Central

Real estate adviser Avison Young has been appointed to attract future occupants of Cheltenham's Cyber Central development.

Plans for calorie counting pub rules

Plans for calorie counting pub rules "ludicrous"

Legislation to introduce calorie labelling on drinks in pubs would be "kicking pubs and brewers when they are down" according to the industry's trade association.

Matchbox plugs in to electric revolution Image

Matchbox plugs in to electric revolution

The electric vehicle revolution is breaking new ground with the introduction of Matchbox toy versions.

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