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Study highlights just how many unpaid hours you do per month Image

Study highlights just how many unpaid hours you do per month

We are working more than we are being paid for – and neither us or our employers are feeling any benefit.

Cotswold link road to re-open following safety repair work Image

Cotswold link road to re-open following safety repair work

Work to safely repair and reopen a road linking the A40 with the A429 will take place next month.

JD Sports snaps up shares in rival Image

JD Sports snaps up shares in rival

JD Sports has snapped up an eight per cent stake in footwear retailer Footasylum.

Seven MPs quit the Labour Party in protest Image

Seven MPs quit the Labour Party in protest

Seven Labour MPs have quit the party and formed their own independent group in a protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.

£139 million takeover deal in the offing Image

£139 million takeover deal in the offing

A major takeover deal involving one of Gloucestershire’s biggest companies is in the pipeline, according to the firm.

Merger for top Cheltenham law firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys Image

Merger for top Cheltenham law firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys

Cheltenham law firm will be able to call upon a broader range of services after securing a merger with a London-based company.

Interest building for new family homes Image

Interest building for new family homes

New houses built by a Gloucestershire business are already attracting interest from buyers.

Housebuilder calls for more diversity as new-build takes off in the region Image

Housebuilder calls for more diversity as new-build takes off in the region

The boss of a national housebuilder’s operations in the West is urging more diversity in the industry, as he works on launching a new housing range and six brand-new developments in the region.

Good news for Gloucester store Image

Good news for Gloucester store

In some rare good news for the high street, a major retailer has been saved, after it went into administration last month.

150-year-old store to reopen as restaurant and bar Image

150-year-old store to reopen as restaurant and bar

Those local to the Forest of Dean may remember the well-respected family-run store that was once open for business in Coleford.

‘Labels tell your story’, food and drink producers to be told Image

‘Labels tell your story’, food and drink producers to be told

Participants in a workshop next month, ‘Meet the Future: Smart Labelling for Your Business’, will hear how the role of labels on our food and drink cannot be over-estimated.

Renishaw inspiring future engineers with primary school workshops Image

Renishaw inspiring future engineers with primary school workshops

Renishaw are partnering with STEMworks to deliver engineering workshops in primary schools.

All aboard! School seeks sponsors for library… on a bus Image

All aboard! School seeks sponsors for library… on a bus

An enterprising South Cerney school is hoping the business community can support its bid to install a new library – on board a double decker bus.

Rail operators call for sweeping changes to commuter prices Image

Rail operators call for sweeping changes to commuter prices

Paying more for your daily commute to work will be a thing of the past if recommendations of the organisation that represents rail companies are listened to.

Traffic update: Police lift A40 road block Image

Traffic update: Police lift A40 road block

Traffic levels are now beginning to return to normal after police re-opened the A40 northern bypass around Gloucester (2.17pm).

Nile Rodgers and CHIC to headline Kingsholm Image

Nile Rodgers and CHIC to headline Kingsholm

Grammy award-winning star to play Gloucester Rugby gig - but did you notice the secret being given away a day early?

And they're off.. National Hunt trainer set for move Image

And they're off.. National Hunt trainer set for move

Another National Hunt Racing training super centre will be opening in Gloucestershire after ambitious plans were approved by Cotswold District Council.

Costa closing in King's Walk, but it will be back and better in 10 days Image

Costa closing in King's Walk, but it will be back and better in 10 days

The Coffee shop's King's Walk branch is closing for a 10-day refurbishment.

Business expert: DIY claims - a good idea? Image

Business expert: DIY claims - a good idea?

With the internet being accessible to more or less everyone, basic legal claims can seem straightforward.

Farm park set to unveil visitor centre extension Image

Farm park set to unveil visitor centre extension

Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park is about to welcome its first visitors to its brand new visitor centre.

Charity concert bags money for school Image

Charity concert bags money for school

A Gloucestershire school held a concert to raise funds for a charity which supports children around the world to attend school.

New UK director for French car brands Image

New UK director for French car brands

Alison Jones has been appointed as group managing director of Peugeot, Citroën and DS in the UK for Groupe PSA from 1st April.

Poachers plead not guilty to hunting a wild mammal Image

Poachers plead not guilty to hunting a wild mammal

Two poachers have pleaded not guilty to 'hunting a wild mammal' and are to stand trial at Cheltenham Magistrates Court.

Final few European funded training places before Brexit Image

Final few European funded training places before Brexit

As Brexit looms ever closer, a Gloucestershire training company has put out a final call for the last few opportunities to take advantage of European funding before we quit the EU.

Gloucester woman prosecuted for fly-tipping Image

Gloucester woman prosecuted for fly-tipping

A 40-year-old woman has been fined after being prosecuted for fly-tipping.

MP welcomes landmark phone box ruling Image

MP welcomes landmark phone box ruling

Alex Chalk, MP for Cheltenham, has welcomed a landmark court ruling which will stop developers from installing outdated ‘Trojan’ phones boxes for use as advertising billboards.

By-pass built alongside river to conserve one of the UK's rarest and wierdest fish Image

By-pass built alongside river to conserve one of the UK's rarest and wierdest fish

A special 'by-pass' has been built alongside a river in the Forest of Dean, Glos, to help conserve one of the UK's rarest and wierdest fish - the blood-sucking Lamprey.

Advice hub ensures the food industry won't make a meal of Brexit Image

Advice hub ensures the food industry won't make a meal of Brexit

Gloucestershire company to advise food industry on complex regulations post-Brexit

Mystery surrounds new Gloucester Quays food, office and retail development Image

Mystery surrounds new Gloucester Quays food, office and retail development

It will accommodate 70 staff and see a building currently hosting one of the Quays popular restaurants expand upwards - three-fold.

Cheltenham Town Football Club report £121,000 loss Image

Cheltenham Town Football Club report £121,000 loss

Cheltenham Town Football Club made a six-figure loss for the financial year ending May 2018, the club have confirmed.

£11m investment coming down the pipeline for Stroud Image

£11m investment coming down the pipeline for Stroud

When your multi-million investment in a community could easily be misconstrued as something of a nuisance it is probably best to keep on the right side of residents.

Businesses build contacts at corker of a networking event Image

Businesses build contacts at corker of a networking event

Property and construction sector seemed unable to resist an evening of networking at the Tivoli Wines.

Arrest made after Kingsholm street put in lockdown Image

Arrest made after Kingsholm street put in lockdown

A 39-year-old man from Gloucester is in police custody after an incident which caused a Kingsholm street to be closed on Wednesday.

Heritage specialists to create new vision for Cheltenham museum Image

Heritage specialists to create new vision for Cheltenham museum

Maximising the use of Cheltenham’s Wilson Art Gallery and Museum will be the focus of a feasibility study conducted by one of the country’s leading heritage and conservation specialists.

Production of largest passenger plane to stop Image

Production of largest passenger plane to stop

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will stop making its A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft.

Levi’s plans stock market comeback Image

Levi’s plans stock market comeback

Jeans maker Levi Strauss & Co is set to return to Wall Street for the first time in over three decades.

Greens: Council meeting was missed opportunity Image

Greens: Council meeting was missed opportunity

Following the invasion of yesterday’s meeting of Gloucestershire County Council’s full council by protestors, Green Party member say it was a missed opportunity.

University of Gloucestershire students scoop film awards Image

University of Gloucestershire students scoop film awards

University of Gloucestershire film production students are celebrating a success-filled evening at the Royal Television Society West of England Student Awards.

Protestors storm council meeting Image

Protestors storm council meeting

Protestors brought today's full council meeting at Shire Hall to a standstill before budget discussions could even begin.

'Stealing' £30k from his mum launched a multi-million pound business Image

'Stealing' £30k from his mum launched a multi-million pound business

His business story is already incredible - started while still at school and later sold for millions - but until now we didn't know where the start-up cash came from.

Multi-million pound investment and jobs for market town Image

Multi-million pound investment and jobs for market town

A major brand name looks set to go ahead with plans for a multi-million pound investment in a Forest of Dean market town.

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