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Lowest paid workers could get sick pay Image

Lowest paid workers could get sick pay

Two million low-paid workers may be entitled to statutory sick pay for the first time, under new proposals.

Builders’ merchants lays foundations for sale of business Image

Builders’ merchants lays foundations for sale of business

Owners of a chain of builders’ merchants is believed to be moving towards the sale of one of its famous brands.

Disused business park to be transformed into £35m of luxury homes Image

Disused business park to be transformed into £35m of luxury homes

A Gloucestershire housebuilder has enlisted the help of Cheltenham architects to secure planning approval for 26 luxury dwellings.

Get your skates on - Cheltenham could be getting an ice rink Image

Get your skates on - Cheltenham could be getting an ice rink

Plans to install an ice rink in the lead up to Christmas have been submitted to Chetlenham Borough Council.

Gloucester teenager researched Norwegian mass killer's preparations and planning Image

Gloucester teenager researched Norwegian mass killer's preparations and planning

The document referred to ways to raise the necessary funds for purchasing weapons such as the Glock pistol.

Supplying flowers for Julian Dunkerton's wedding led to a new business partnership Image

Supplying flowers for Julian Dunkerton's wedding led to a new business partnership

The Beautiful Flower Co is the latest addition to the Dowdeswell Park operation of the Superdry founder.

University of Gloucestershire secures £9million research funding package Image

University of Gloucestershire secures £9million research funding package

A health research partnership involving the University of Gloucestershire has secured £9 million of funding.

Brain surgery to help two-year-old made possible by engineering business Image

Brain surgery to help two-year-old made possible by engineering business

A heart-breaking story of an operation to give a two year old girl some quality of life might have a happy ending thanks to the expertise of a Gloucestershire company.

VIDEO: A crafty new offering for the Dunkerton's brand Image

VIDEO: A crafty new offering for the Dunkerton's brand

The orange logo and bold branding have all the hallmarks of the Superdry founder.

Warning after fraudsters target Gloucester Image

Warning after fraudsters target Gloucester

Police have issued a warning after reports of fraudsters posing as police officers targeting the Longlevens area of Gloucester.

Introducing Cheltenham - The Festival Town Image

Introducing Cheltenham - The Festival Town

Cheltenham will promote itself as The Festival Town in a bid to attract new national and international visitors.

Burglars target Cotswolds Image

Burglars target Cotswolds

Police are investigating after burglars struck twice overnight in the Cotswolds.

VIDEO: Gloucestershire firm launches national food provenance programme Image

VIDEO: Gloucestershire firm launches national food provenance programme

A food provenance champion with Gloucestershire roots has launched the country’s first national centre for provenance.

Gillman's to showcase LG and Liebherr products on special demonstration day Image

Gillman's to showcase LG and Liebherr products on special demonstration day

The Gloucester appliance specialists are offering discounts on selected LG and all Liebherr products tomorrow.

Firm’s value jumps after it reveals Japanese car maker deal Image

Firm’s value jumps after it reveals Japanese car maker deal

One of Gloucestershire’s highest profile engineering firm’s saw a near seven per cent rise in its share price after it revealed an exciting new partnership.

All systems go for the next stage of Gloucester's regeneration Image

All systems go for the next stage of Gloucester's regeneration

Bruton Way car park to be bulldozed as council issues green light for the next stage of King's Quarter redevelopment.

Stroud £1.6m housing scheme reaches completion Image

Stroud £1.6m housing scheme reaches completion

A site in Nailsworth has been transformed into 11 modern apartments for older people.

VIDEO: Terry Waite inspires Gloucester students with tales of how to survive in a difficult world Image

VIDEO: Terry Waite inspires Gloucester students with tales of how to survive in a difficult world

The one-time hostage negotiator who became a hostage himself was guest of honour at The King's School speech day.

Murder investigation launches manhunt Image

Murder investigation launches manhunt

Detectives investigating a murder in Gloucester have issued an international public appeal to trace a man.

Software firm announces move to business park Image

Software firm announces move to business park

A software company has announced its move into new headquarters on Bond’s Mill business park in Stonehouse.

Rare chance to buy a 'chocolate box' Tudor cottage in prime Gloucestershire location Image

Rare chance to buy a 'chocolate box' Tudor cottage in prime Gloucestershire location

Grade II listed building on the outskirts of Cheltenham is on the market for £395,000

Who will our Gloucester MP vote for in the upcoming election for the next Prime Minister? Image

Who will our Gloucester MP vote for in the upcoming election for the next Prime Minister?

Gloucester MP Richard Graham shares his views on the upcoming election and the final two candidates.

Street velodrome challenge to decide who is Gloucestershire's fastest business on two wheels Image

Street velodrome challenge to decide who is Gloucestershire's fastest business on two wheels

Businesses across Gloucestershire will be sending lycra-clad teams to Cheltenham to do battle on the street velodrome tomorrow.

Gloucester teen researched how to make napalm as gun and bullets he tried to buy are shown to jury Image

Gloucester teen researched how to make napalm as gun and bullets he tried to buy are shown to jury

The trial of Kyle Davies hears how he had researched school shootings and acts of terrorism.

Superdry 'issues will not be resolved overnight' says Julian Dunkerton as firm posts £85m loss Image

Superdry 'issues will not be resolved overnight' says Julian Dunkerton as firm posts £85m loss

The results for the Cheltenham-based fashion giant are in, and they don't make for happy reading.

Next phase of plans to build 1,500 homes near Brockworth set to be approved Image

Next phase of plans to build 1,500 homes near Brockworth set to be approved

The second phase of the Perrybrook development is to go before Tewkesbury Borough Council planners.

Motor dealer expands in Gloucestershire Image

Motor dealer expands in Gloucestershire

A motor dealership specialising in a legendary British marque has opened a new operation in Gloucestershire.

Near £7 million increase in turnover for construction firm Image

Near £7 million increase in turnover for construction firm

Turnover rose by nearly £7 million over the last year at one of Gloucestershire’s best known construction firms.

City celebrates six months of walking rugby sessions for the homeless Image

City celebrates six months of walking rugby sessions for the homeless

The beginning of July marked six months since Gloucester Rugby Community Charity began leading the weekly walking rugby sessions.

Excuse of dealer who claimed he was selling himself and not drugs called 'brazen lies' Image

Excuse of dealer who claimed he was selling himself and not drugs called 'brazen lies'

Heroin and cocaine dealer jailed for five years after his unique excuse fails to convince jury.

District council commended for recycling efforts Image

District council commended for recycling efforts

Stroud District Council has scooped an award for cutting the amount of waste it sends to landfill.

One of Gloucestershire's curious customs gets a Royal Mail stamp of approval Image

One of Gloucestershire's curious customs gets a Royal Mail stamp of approval

The Cheese Rolling at Coopers Hill is now the feature of a special-edition Royal Mail stamp.

Dunelm reports strong growth in sales Image

Dunelm reports strong growth in sales

The leading homewares retailer have reported a significant hike in like-for-like sales in the fourth quarter of their financial year.

Cotswold investor deals further blow to Kier Image

Cotswold investor deals further blow to Kier

There appears to be no let-up in bad news for construction firm Kier, which has seen its share price slump further after a major Cotswold investor cut its stake in the firm.

£30 million investment in Cheltenham revealed Image

£30 million investment in Cheltenham revealed

The scale of the potential of Gloucestershire realising its dream of becoming the UK's cyber sector capital was hinted at this morning by GCHQ.

GCHQ at heart of investigation in to transatlantic spat between UK ambassador and president Trump Image

GCHQ at heart of investigation in to transatlantic spat between UK ambassador and president Trump

Cheltenham’s finest are set to be called upon to make sense out of the unseemly spat that has threatened the special relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States.

Cheltenham Borough Council's £116,000 per year chief executive to retire Image

Cheltenham Borough Council's £116,000 per year chief executive to retire

Hunt for new chief executive will begin with current post holder set to retire at the end of September.

Strong first half of the year reported by home builder with Gloucestershire base Image

Strong first half of the year reported by home builder with Gloucestershire base

Bovis Homes have reported an “excellent first half performance” in a trading statement for the six-month period to June 30.

Cheltenham financial adviser wins prestigious award Image

Cheltenham financial adviser wins prestigious award

The director of a Cheltenham-based financial planning company has won Financial Adviser of the Year - South West.

CCTV appeal after bank cards are stolen before being used Image

CCTV appeal after bank cards are stolen before being used

Officers have issued CCTV images in connection with an incident where bank cards were stolen and fraudulently used in the Cotswolds.

'The only way is ethics' for Gloucestershire-based clothing manufacturer Image

'The only way is ethics' for Gloucestershire-based clothing manufacturer

Tewkesbury-based Weird Fish have revamped their ethical policy as they aim to become more environmentally friendly.

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