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Will Gloucestershire MPs stand by Boris? Image

Will Gloucestershire MPs stand by Boris?

A vote of no confidence is due to be held today after 54 letters were submitted by Conservative MPs seeking his departure

Gloucestershire business champion Ian Mean awarded an MBE Image

Gloucestershire business champion Ian Mean awarded an MBE

He has been named in the Queen's Jubilee Honours for his services to the community

Crowds enjoy Gloucester Tall Ships festival Image

Crowds enjoy Gloucester Tall Ships festival

Three days of nautical entertainment was enjoyed by many hundreds of people at Gloucester's Tall Ships festival.

Cost of newspapers soars Image

Cost of newspapers soars

We’ve seen a rise in the cost of energy, fuel and food, now newspapers have been hit.

Regeneration works to begin in Cirencester  Image

Regeneration works to begin in Cirencester

Cotswold District Council is preparing to start regeneration works of Brewery Court in Cirencester.

Big rise in car thefts Image

Big rise in car thefts

A car was stolen every six minutes in the last year – and it could be for an unusual reason.

Find out which people from Gloucestershire were named in the Queen's Jubilee honours Image

Find out which people from Gloucestershire were named in the Queen's Jubilee honours

They include a nurse, newspaper legend, those who want to help the disadvantaged and others who want to protect our countryside.

Private sector activity expected to flatline over next three months, reports CBI Image

Private sector activity expected to flatline over next three months, reports CBI

Private sector activity is expected to be broadly flat in the three months to August, marking the lowest expectations for private sector growth since February 2021.

Logistics sector sees jobs boost Image

Logistics sector sees jobs boost

The UK logistics sector is said to have expanded by 190,000 employees since 2019, new analysis suggests.

£400m fund launched to support SMEs Image

£400m fund launched to support SMEs

HSBC UK has launched a £15bn lending fund today for small and medium-sized businesses with £400m ring-fenced for businesses in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

Housebuilder given permission to build 141 more homes Image

Housebuilder given permission to build 141 more homes

Plans submitted to Tewkesbury Borough Council to build more houses at Pirton Fields in Churchdown have been approved.

Routes into Wales to close this summer Image

Routes into Wales to close this summer

All roads might lead to Rome, but they certainly won’t lead from Gloucestershire to Wales this summer.

Sports Direct owner snaps up fashion brand Image

Sports Direct owner snaps up fashion brand

Frasers Group, owner of Sports Direct, has bought fast fashion brand Missguided.

UK food and drink trade tops pre-pandemic levels Image

UK food and drink trade tops pre-pandemic levels

Exports and imports of food and drink with non-EU countries have soared above pre-pandemic levels for the first time.

Endsleigh donates £4,100 to three charities Image

Endsleigh donates £4,100 to three charities

Local specialist charity broker Endsleigh is donating a total of £4,100 between three Gloucestershire-based charities.

Prolific shoplifter flouted shop ban in Gloucester and Cinderford Image

Prolific shoplifter flouted shop ban in Gloucester and Cinderford

A 25-year-old prolific shoplifter has been sentenced.

CCTV appeal in connection with assault of Cheltenham security guard Image

CCTV appeal in connection with assault of Cheltenham security guard

Officers in Cheltenham have issued CCTV images of two men they would like to identify.

ITV and Twitter team up for World Cup Image

ITV and Twitter team up for World Cup

ITV has signed a deal with Twitter, which will include highlights of its World Cup coverage.

Gloucester beggar handed anti-social behaviour injunction Image

Gloucester beggar handed anti-social behaviour injunction

Police reported that she was loitering in the doorways of local businesses.

VIDEO: Cheese Rolling returns to Gloucestershire Image

VIDEO: Cheese Rolling returns to Gloucestershire

Eleven years ago, our editor took a tumble down the hill.

UK house price growth to slow after two years of steep rises, reports Savills Image

UK house price growth to slow after two years of steep rises, reports Savills

Latest UK mainstream house price forecasts from property group Savills expect average values to rise by a total of 7.5 per cent in 2022.

Barratt takes part in Big Tree Plant to celebrate Jubilee Image

Barratt takes part in Big Tree Plant to celebrate Jubilee

Barratt Developments staff took part in a Big Tree Plant at its Forest Grove development, Coleford to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.

More than £25m spent so far on transforming Stroud's Five Valleys shopping centre Image

More than £25m spent so far on transforming Stroud's Five Valleys shopping centre

Stroud's shopping centre is transforming its mall into a dynamic and attractive place to shop and eat for both local shoppers and visitors travelling from further afield.

Gloucester Tall Ships returns this weekend Image

Gloucester Tall Ships returns this weekend

The Tall Ships will be sailing into Gloucester Docks on Wednesday and Thursday this week in readiness for the three-day Gloucester Tall Ships festival this weekend.

Gloucestershire's first electric coach trialled by Bennetts Image

Gloucestershire's first electric coach trialled by Bennetts

Bennetts Coaches of Gloucester are trialling the first fully electric coach to be used in the county.

Cirencester College opens £4.48m Digital Skills Centre Image

Cirencester College opens £4.48m Digital Skills Centre

Cirencester College has officially opened the doors to the Gloucestershire Digital Skills Centre.

Gloucester Services named the best in UK Image

Gloucester Services named the best in UK

Consumer magazine Which? has ranked Gloucester Services on the M5 and Tebay Services on the M6 as the best motorway services in the country.

Another bank branch to close in Gloucestershire Image

Another bank branch to close in Gloucestershire

Barclays Bank plans to close another 27 of its branches in the UK by 2023, including one in the Cotswolds.

Cotswold investment firm named among top 10 best places to work in the UK Image

Cotswold investment firm named among top 10 best places to work in the UK

A Cotswold-based investment company specialising in human capital, has been listed as one of the top 10 best small companies to work for in the UK.

Collision on Golden Valley bypass Image

Collision on Golden Valley bypass

Police are appealing for information.

More shoppers turning to second-hand Image

More shoppers turning to second-hand

Consumers are increasingly turning to second-hand items, as the cost-of-living crisis worsens.

Serious collision in Northleach Image

Serious collision in Northleach

Officers are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision.

Stroud police officer's appeal upheld and conviction overturned Image

Stroud police officer's appeal upheld and conviction overturned

A police officer has been acquitted of assault.

Fast fashion brand collapses Image

Fast fashion brand collapses

British online fashion brand Missguided has appointed administrators over unpaid debts.

Class A drug dealer sentenced in Stroud Image

Class A drug dealer sentenced in Stroud

A Greek national who came to the UK legally to work to pay off his gambling debt but ended up dealing in drugs.

Cheltenham environmental services firm buys Biowise Image

Cheltenham environmental services firm buys Biowise

Urbaser Ltd, a Cheltenham based environmental services company and UK subsidiary of the Urbaser Group, has acquired Biowise Ltd (part of Wastewise Holdings Ltd).

Gloucester travel business appoints new chief executive Image

Gloucester travel business appoints new chief executive

The new chief executive said he is looking to the future after surviving a Covid slump.

Gloucestershire’s newest specialist music studios  Image

Gloucestershire’s newest specialist music studios

The Music Works has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Gloucester.

Lord’s Cricket Ground names Gloucester firm as food and beverage partner Image

Lord’s Cricket Ground names Gloucester firm as food and beverage partner

Gloucester-based business Freemans Event Partners has agreed a long-term partnership with Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to deliver a range of event solutions at Lord's Cricket Ground.

New director of public health for Gloucestershire Image

New director of public health for Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire County Council has appointed Siobhan Farmer as the county’s new director of public health.

Gloucestershire Cricket welcomes three new board members including Ecotricity CEO Image

Gloucestershire Cricket welcomes three new board members including Ecotricity CEO

Gloucestershire Cricket had confirmed the appointment of three new Members to its non-executive board.

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