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VIDEO: Quays slides ice rink and Victorian Christmas Market into place Image

VIDEO: Quays slides ice rink and Victorian Christmas Market into place

A little Christmas magic has slid neatly into place at Gloucester Quays, with businesses from the city given a sneak preview of the festive offering last night.

Award is seal of approval for project manager working on Cheltenham housing development Image

Award is seal of approval for project manager working on Cheltenham housing development

The project manager overseeing the creation of a collection of new villas and apartments in Cheltenham will represent his profession at a prestigious national awards ceremony.

Supporting these brave few could save your life Image

Supporting these brave few could save your life

On a day like today, as the rains and bad weather hit Gloucestershire, and the news from Derbyshire echoes the flooding county folk know only too well, think of those standing by to help.

Construction can now start on Gloucester City Football Club's new stadium Image

Construction can now start on Gloucester City Football Club's new stadium

More than 12 years after being flooded out of Meadow Park, Gloucester City have taken another significant step on their long journey home.

New covered food court inspired by London’s Borough Market Image

New covered food court inspired by London’s Borough Market

A new covered food market could be built in a Gloucestershire town modelled on the famous Borough Market in the nation’s capital.

Cheltenham's biggest private employer – and its view on the economy Image

Cheltenham's biggest private employer – and its view on the economy

You could say, judging from the trading statement of Cheltenham’s largest private employer, that it is a glass half full kind of company.

Help provide 20,000 hours of free hospice care to people in need in Gloucestershire Image

Help provide 20,000 hours of free hospice care to people in need in Gloucestershire

When Celia Hicks Beach was told her lung cancer was terminal, the Hospice at Home care available from Longfield meant she could leave hospital and return to her beloved family farm.

Family farm machinery business expects to grow Image

Family farm machinery business expects to grow

A family-run engineering firm is predicting future expansion after growing its portfolio with leading brands of tractors and farm machinery.

Parking pains push property consultancy out of town centre Image

Parking pains push property consultancy out of town centre

A Cirencester-based commercial property firm has moved from its town centre premises to a new office space out of town.

Free business seminar will show ways to cut water bill and build resilience plan if supply is cut Image

Free business seminar will show ways to cut water bill and build resilience plan if supply is cut

A free seminar is being held by Tewkesbury Borough Council to highlight ways businesses can combat emergencies like cuts to their water supply.

Pupils given a taste of their future at The King's School Careers Fair Image

Pupils given a taste of their future at The King's School Careers Fair

Pupils at The King’s School were given a chance to get a taste of life after education at their annual Careers Fair.

Retailer B&M record double-digit increase in revenues Image

Retailer B&M record double-digit increase in revenues

Discount retailer B&M recorded a double-digit improvement in sales for the first half of the 2019/20 financial year.

Care provider celebrates multiple-award wins Image

Care provider celebrates multiple-award wins

A specialist care provider from Gloucester is celebrating a series of award wins.

Courts takes profits of sale from former businessman who tried to flee to Brazil Image

Courts takes profits of sale from former businessman who tried to flee to Brazil

When he came to sell his flat at a profit – ten years after a conviction for growing cannabis – Cheltenham man Scott Peters was in for a rude awakening.

Gloucester's King's Walk car park set to reopen after refurbishment Image

Gloucester's King's Walk car park set to reopen after refurbishment

Improvements to King’s Walk car park have been completed and the new-look will be seen for the first time on Saturday when it reopens for business.

Famous Gloucestershire village pub reopens after extensive refurbishment by new owners Image

Famous Gloucestershire village pub reopens after extensive refurbishment by new owners

A pub that was once run by a former England cricket captain and named as one of the top 70 inns in Britain is reopening tonight after a major refurbishment by its new owners.

Gloucester Rugby appoint 'modern day legend' to role of commercial director Image

Gloucester Rugby appoint 'modern day legend' to role of commercial director

A man who has been described as “one of the modern legends to have worn cherry and white” has been appointed as Gloucester Rugby’s new commercial director.

100 wind turbines proposed for Gloucestershire hills Image

100 wind turbines proposed for Gloucestershire hills

Call it common sense, call it radical, call it provocative, call it marketing, call it (very) political, the businessman behind it will tell you 100 windmills to power Gloucestershire is the way to go.

SoFab Sports able to expand operations thanks to £100,000 investment Image

SoFab Sports able to expand operations thanks to £100,000 investment

A £100,000 investment will help Gloucestershire-based community interest enterprise SoFab Sports expand and help more young adults with physical and learning disabilities.

Charity Ball raises £10,000 for Gloucestershire cancer charities Image

Charity Ball raises £10,000 for Gloucestershire cancer charities

A charity ball that raised funds for the fight against breast cancer saw £10,000 raised for two Gloucestershire charities.

Multi-million pound management buyout of Gloucestershire building firm Image

Multi-million pound management buyout of Gloucestershire building firm

A multi-million pound management buyout of an established Gloucestershire firm has been agreed, with two county law firms providing their expertise to complete the deal.

Last chance to be part of the next Punchline business magazine Image

Last chance to be part of the next Punchline business magazine

The deadline is looming if you want to be part of the next edition of the Punchline business magazine's Apprenticeship Guide.

Financial firm’s merger marks a drive for growth Image

Financial firm’s merger marks a drive for growth

The merger of two financial branches of a lifestyle financial planning firm has been described as the “start of a drive for growth” by the new business.

PICTURES: Gloucestershire's fastest business crowned in charity karting event Image

PICTURES: Gloucestershire's fastest business crowned in charity karting event

More than £4,000 was raised for the James Hopkins Trust as businesses from across Gloucestershire took to the race track at a charity karting event.

Details revealed of new Cotswold headquarters for mutual financial services firm Image

Details revealed of new Cotswold headquarters for mutual financial services firm

Details have emerged of a new headquarter for a specialist financial services firm whose roots go way back into Gloucestershire’s past.

Profits fall at listed funeral providers - because fewer people are dying Image

Profits fall at listed funeral providers - because fewer people are dying

Profits are falling at the UK’s only listed funeral business – with the firm blaming the drop on the fall in the number of people who are dying.

VIDEO: An authentic taste of southern Italy comes to Gloucester Docks Image

VIDEO: An authentic taste of southern Italy comes to Gloucester Docks

Punchline takes a tour of Sebetello the new Italian restaurant that will be opening in Gloucester Docks.

Thieves smash in to cash machine at Cotswold garage - but not before slashing tyres on police cars Image

Thieves smash in to cash machine at Cotswold garage - but not before slashing tyres on police cars

Thieves who targeted a cash machine near Moreton-in-Marsh appear to have prepared for their raid by slashing the tyres on police cars so the force could not respond to the incident.

Financial Times Top 100 ranks Gloucestershire firm as one of the UK's very best Image

Financial Times Top 100 ranks Gloucestershire firm as one of the UK's very best

Staff at a Gloucestershire based firm are celebrating after being ranked near the very top of the Financial Times FTAdviser’s 2019 Top 100 Financial Advisers list.

Gloucester City Council unveils its

Gloucester City Council unveils its "ambitious plan" for the future development of the city

Consultation has begun on the proposed Gloucester City Plan – the council document that the city council says contains “ambitious plans” for the city.

Help give away £120,000 to charity this Christmas Image

Help give away £120,000 to charity this Christmas

This is your chance to nominate a charity to help it win a share of £120,000 – due to be given away by a Gloucester firm.

Appeal for information after death of motorcyclist in Gloucestershire village Image

Appeal for information after death of motorcyclist in Gloucestershire village

A man in his 20s has died after a fatal collision near Redmarley on Sunday morning.

GDP figures reveal that the UK has avoided a recession - but it's not all good news Image

GDP figures reveal that the UK has avoided a recession - but it's not all good news

The UK has officially avoided a recession after the latest GDP figures revealed that the economy grew in the third quarter of the year.

Greggs is on a (sausage) roll as shares surge after profits expected to be above expectations Image

Greggs is on a (sausage) roll as shares surge after profits expected to be above expectations

The money keeps sausage roll-ing in at Greggs, who have upgraded their 2019 profit outlook after reporting “strong trading momentum.”

Cotswolds school kitted out thanks to partnership with house builder Image

Cotswolds school kitted out thanks to partnership with house builder

Students at Chipping Campden School will be taking to the football pitch in style thanks to new kit donated by house builder Duchy Homes.

Wealth management firm in €44m deal Image

Wealth management firm in €44m deal

A wealth management firm long associated with Gloucestershire County Cricket Club's annual Cheltenham festival has revealed its recent expansion plan.

Brexit Party will not contest five Gloucestershire seats in the General Election Image

Brexit Party will not contest five Gloucestershire seats in the General Election

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage made an announcement this morning that his party would not contest 317 seats on December 12.

Work can start on 194 student flats in Gloucester Image

Work can start on 194 student flats in Gloucester

Work on the second phase of the proposed student accommodation blocks on the old Barbican Car Park can now get underway after the plan passed the final planning obstacle.

Pub and wedding venue sold to construction firm Image

Pub and wedding venue sold to construction firm

A pub, B&B and wedding venue with views across one of the nation's most picturesque rivers has been sold.

WARNING: Speed camera locations for the weekend Image

WARNING: Speed camera locations for the weekend

Whilst you’re out and about this weekend, keep an eye on your speed, particularly in these locations so you don’t get caught on camera.

Drug dealer found with packets of heroin wrapped around his manhood Image

Drug dealer found with packets of heroin wrapped around his manhood

The bulge in Thomas Dainty's trousers was definitely not because he was pleased to see the police walking towards him in a supermarket car park.

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