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Financial services firm expands with major acquisition Image

Financial services firm expands with major acquisition

Financial services firm expands with major acquisition through a recent acquisition.

There will always be a Post Office in Gloucester city centre Image

There will always be a Post Office in Gloucester city centre

Gloucester MP Richard Graham has reassured constituents that there will always be a Post Office, with all existing services, in the city centre.

Senior appointments at law firm as long-standing partner steps down Image

Senior appointments at law firm as long-standing partner steps down

One of the county’s longest established law firms has said a fond farewell to one of Gloucestershire’s longest serving legal experts.

Taxi firm stays connected with the help of Gloucestershire telecoms business Image

Taxi firm stays connected with the help of Gloucestershire telecoms business

A Stonehouse-based telecommunications firm have teamed up with a taxi company to give drivers and dispatchers an essential tool that takes the hassle out of booking, recording and managing jobs.

Jack Wills hit by falling sales  Image

Jack Wills hit by falling sales

Fashion retailer Jack Wills is thought to heading for financial trouble, after falling spring sales.

UK manufacturing hits lowest level in six years Image

UK manufacturing hits lowest level in six years

Factories were hit hard in June, with manufacturing suffering its biggest slump in six years, according to the latest figures.

Former Cheltenham MP displays Brexit message on first day as a Member of the European Parliament Image

Former Cheltenham MP displays Brexit message on first day as a Member of the European Parliament

Martin Horwood and his Liberal Democrat colleagues left little to the imagination with their combative T-shirts.

Family firm and major employer closes in on £80 million turnover Image

Family firm and major employer closes in on £80 million turnover

An increase in profit of 55 per cent and turnover growth of 12 per cent has been revealed by a well-known Gloucestershire-based family business.

Major deal signed for Stroud-based food producer Image

Major deal signed for Stroud-based food producer

A food business from Gloucestershire has secured a national listing with one of the UK's biggest food retailers.

Proposed flats to be sandwiched between listed buildings in heart of Gloucester Image

Proposed flats to be sandwiched between listed buildings in heart of Gloucester

Five residential flats could be built above Caffe Nero on Southgate Street.

First lorries delivering waste to Gloucestershire's incinerator have been halted by protesters  Image

First lorries delivering waste to Gloucestershire's incinerator have been halted by protesters

Protesters from Extinction Rebellion have created a human shield to the Javelin Park site.

Gloucestershire firm wins national award for product innovation Image

Gloucestershire firm wins national award for product innovation

Cheltenham-based ADEY wins national award for a product with ground-breaking uses.

VIDEO: Engineering firm boards Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup dream Image

VIDEO: Engineering firm boards Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup dream

An engineering company from Gloucestershire is part of the specialist team which has assembled the racing yacht Sir Ben Ainslie is hoping to carry him to America’s Cup glory.

Hazlewoods staff and clients complete thoroughly British mission Image

Hazlewoods staff and clients complete thoroughly British mission

Britain is famous for charity events washed away by an uncaring weather front – but possible the most inclement summer day of 2019 could not stop this one.

'Cotswold Taste Skills Academy' launches at Gloucester Growth Hub Image

'Cotswold Taste Skills Academy' launches at Gloucester Growth Hub

A new, mouth-watering business coaching programme has recently launched at the Growth Hub.

Forest of Dean new-build bungalows to hit the market Image

Forest of Dean new-build bungalows to hit the market

The first in a collection of new-build bungalows will be open for viewing in the Forest of Dean later this month.

Unit 12 Spring Mill Industrial Estate, Avening Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire Image

Unit 12 Spring Mill Industrial Estate, Avening Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire

An end terrace industrial/storage unit comprising a mixture of high-level patent glazing and reconstituted stone to the elevation under a shallow pitched roof.

Boss of Canadian firm appointed to help lead Versarien Image

Boss of Canadian firm appointed to help lead Versarien

Experts and a global leader in all things graphene, Cheltenham-headquartered Versarien, has appointed an expert in “business scale up” to its board.

 Down payment collars Gloucestershire its own police academy Image

Down payment collars Gloucestershire its own police academy

A £600,000 investment and the backing of GFirst LEP is helping drive plans for a new police training college and conference centre in Gloucestershire.

First names revealed for 70th Cheltenham Literature Festival Image

First names revealed for 70th Cheltenham Literature Festival

Organisers of The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival have announced a selection of early highlights for their 70th anniversary instalment.

VIDEO: EDF announces milestone on Hinkley Point nuclear power station  Image

VIDEO: EDF announces milestone on Hinkley Point nuclear power station

A major Gloucestershire employer behind probably the biggest infrastructure project in the UK, has announced it has reached a milestone.

New apartments planned facing Gloucester Docks Image

New apartments planned facing Gloucester Docks

A derelict site adjacent to Gloucester Docks could become the site for a new housing development.

Thieves raid Cheltenham offices Image

Thieves raid Cheltenham offices

Police have confirmed thieves targeted a major Cheltenham office block, stealing IT equipment.

Businesses come to the rescue of damaged war memorial  Image

Businesses come to the rescue of damaged war memorial

Public-spirited businesses have joined forces to help following criminal damage to a memorial to Stroud's war dead.

Bogus barrister who defrauded employer sentenced Image

Bogus barrister who defrauded employer sentenced

The bogus barrister who conned her employers and defrauded them out of more than £14,000 has been ordered to pay the firm just £300.

Gloucestershire auto centre named UK garage of the year Image

Gloucestershire auto centre named UK garage of the year

A Gloucestershire car repair centre has been named as Britain’s Top Garage.

Manufacturer unveils a vision for the safe sales of knives Image

Manufacturer unveils a vision for the safe sales of knives

An innovative up-market manufacturer from Gloucestershire has launched an initiative it hopes will help tackle the threat of knife crime.

Running event to take to Gloucester streets Image

Running event to take to Gloucester streets

Nine hundred runners are due to line up for Gloucester 10 running event.

Busy road into Gloucester will be closed for 11 nights next month Image

Busy road into Gloucester will be closed for 11 nights next month

Cheltenham Road in Longlevens will be closed to traffic from 7pm each night for resurfacing work.

Superdry delays full year results after a turbulent 12 months Image

Superdry delays full year results after a turbulent 12 months

The Cheltenham-based retail giant has announced its full-year results will be delayed by six days and come out on July 10.

King's Walk redevelopment is an award-winner - before the work has truly started Image

King's Walk redevelopment is an award-winner - before the work has truly started

Gloucester City Council scooped a prestigious local government award for its plans to overhaul the shopping centre.

VIDEO: Legal advice at the touch of a button thanks to Cheltenham-based HR experts Image

VIDEO: Legal advice at the touch of a button thanks to Cheltenham-based HR experts

Small businesses can now call upon expert HR advice at the touch of a button thanks to a new app developed by Cheltenham-based HR experts.

Construction sector flexes its muscles at Kingsholm Image

Construction sector flexes its muscles at Kingsholm

Key figures from the Gloucestershire construction industry joined forces for a now annual show of strength at Gloucester Rugby’s Kingsholm stadium.

CALA Homes launches luxury apartments in Cheltenham Image

CALA Homes launches luxury apartments in Cheltenham

An award-winning housebuilder has announced it will be launching a collection of apartments at its 59 Lansdown development in Cheltenham.

Stagecoach West is helping to support Armed Forces Day  Image

Stagecoach West is helping to support Armed Forces Day

This Saturday (29th) the bus company will be offering free travel to armed forces personnel carrying a military ID card and to former servicemen and women carrying a veteran's badge.

Cheltenham pub manager denies £14,225 theft as trial nears conclusion  Image

Cheltenham pub manager denies £14,225 theft as trial nears conclusion

The man accused of stealing from The Bottle of Sauce in Cheltenham tells jury he did not steal from his employers.

FSB calls on more to be done to harness potential of former military personnel Image

FSB calls on more to be done to harness potential of former military personnel

Ahead of Armed Forces Day the Federation of Small Businesses wants to see more done to help former servicemen and women get into business.

Man pleads guilty to selling fake cigarettes Image

Man pleads guilty to selling fake cigarettes

A 26 year old has admitted being involved in a fake cigarette sales racket in Gloucester.

Gloucester man admits tapping into old telephone boxes Image

Gloucester man admits tapping into old telephone boxes

A man in his thirties has admitted tapping into old telephone boxes in two towns to set up 0898 numbers in his name so he could cheat BT of premium rate payments.

Hospice launches 24-hour phone line Image

Hospice launches 24-hour phone line

Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice is launching a 24-hour phone line from 1st July.

Children’s charities to benefit from 300 mile challenge Image

Children’s charities to benefit from 300 mile challenge

A team from a Gloucestershire construction firm is due to cycle through the night through three countries to raise money for two life-changing children’s charities.

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