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Gloucester needs to adapt for Debenhams replacement Image

Gloucester needs to adapt for Debenhams replacement

The imminent closure of Debenhams store in Gloucester needs to be met with changes in the way we look at the city centre, according to business and planning experts.

Man arrested, charged and sentenced in 24 hours for spate of thefts Image

Man arrested, charged and sentenced in 24 hours for spate of thefts

A man has been arrested, charged and sentenced in connection with a spate of thefts from motor vehicles in Gloucester.

PCC canvassing views on cost of Gloucestershire's policing Image

PCC canvassing views on cost of Gloucestershire's policing

Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl is writing to people in Gloucestershire to explain how the county's force is funded and ask if they are prepared pay more towards their local police service.

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Asos in "exclusive discussions" over fashion brands

Online retailer Asos has confirmed it is in talks to buy Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands from administration.

Praise for Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service in COVID-19 inspection report Image

Praise for Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service in COVID-19 inspection report

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) has been praised by government inspectors for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Estee Lauder closes Debenhams beauty counters Image

Estee Lauder closes Debenhams beauty counters

In the latest in a long line of blows to Debenhams, high end beauty brand Estee Lauder has announced it is shutting all of its counters in the chain.

Funding of £355,000 announced for Leckhampton playing fields improvements Image

Funding of £355,000 announced for Leckhampton playing fields improvements

Improvement works to playing fields at Burrows in Leckhampton have been approved and funds have been earmarked for levelling and drainage works to the football pitches.

Gloucester man who assaulted two paramedics ordered to pay compensation Image

Gloucester man who assaulted two paramedics ordered to pay compensation

A man who assaulted two paramedics has been ordered to pay each of them compensation.

Man fined £2,000 for defying council order Image

Man fined £2,000 for defying council order

A man has been fined for failing to remove a caravan from his land in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Long arm of the law should receive spare vaccines says PCC Image

Long arm of the law should receive spare vaccines says PCC

Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl has called for officers to be given any doses of the coronavirus vaccine left over at the end of each day.

Law firm advises Hartpury University and College on student accommodation expansion Image

Law firm advises Hartpury University and College on student accommodation expansion

National law firm Irwin Mitchell's Real Estate Division has advised Hartpury University and Hartpury College on their student accommodation expansion plans, in a deal worth around £17.5 million.

Cirencester court heading into session to clear backlog Image

Cirencester court heading into session to clear backlog

Cirencester Courthouse will hear its first cases on Monday after being reopened in an attempt to ease the backlog created by the coronavirus pandemic.

Piri-piri chicken stall set to fly into Stroud's Five Valleys Image

Piri-piri chicken stall set to fly into Stroud's Five Valleys

A brand-new food vendor is set to join the line up at the Five Valleys indoor market in Stroud in the coming weeks.

CyNam event shines spotlight on data breaches Image

CyNam event shines spotlight on data breaches

Data breaches will be the central topic of the next virtual event staged by Cyber Cheltenham.

Funding available to dig in for biodiversity Image

Funding available to dig in for biodiversity

Severn Trent is inviting applications for a share of £250,000 in funding to boost biodiversity projects.

Judge praised victim of domestic violence for coming forward Image

Judge praised victim of domestic violence for coming forward

A judge has praised a victim of domestic violence for coming forward to get justice after she was regularly bullied and assaulted.

Gloucester man who burgled Carphone Warehouse and dealt hard drugs sentenced Image

Gloucester man who burgled Carphone Warehouse and dealt hard drugs sentenced

A Gloucester man who burgled a Carphone Warehouse store and also dealt in hard drugs has been sentenced at the city crown court.

Coronavirus will not stop census insists ONS Image

Coronavirus will not stop census insists ONS

The UK census will go ahead in March as planned, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Gloucester Foodbank helped by housebuilder Image

Gloucester Foodbank helped by housebuilder

Gloucester Foodbank is among one of five charities to receive a share of £5,000 from housebuilder David Wilson Homes.

Police appeal for witnesses of gym equipment theft Image

Police appeal for witnesses of gym equipment theft

Police are appealing for the public's help to identify thieves.

Tributes to Cheltenham BID director and former Gloucestershire Echo editor Image

Tributes to Cheltenham BID director and former Gloucestershire Echo editor

Cheltenham has lost "one of its biggest pillars" after the death of the town's BID director Kevan Blackadder, aged 60.

Versarien confident of progress despite loss Image

Versarien confident of progress despite loss

Versarien chief executive Neill Ricketts said he was pleased with the way the company has progressed, despite reporting a £4.34million loss before tax for the first six months of the financial year.

VIDEO: King's School Gloucester reveals new £2million Sixth Form centre Image

VIDEO: King's School Gloucester reveals new £2million Sixth Form centre

The projects aim was to build a bold and unique new Sixth Form Centre of which the School staff, students and community can be proud.

Marks & Spencer look at fresh brands Image

Marks & Spencer look at fresh brands

Marks & Spencer is believed to be close to sealing more deals with fashion brands to sell their products.

St. James's Place extends sponsorship with Cheltenham Racecourse Image

St. James's Place extends sponsorship with Cheltenham Racecourse

St. James's Place Wealth Management has renewed its brand sponsorship at Cheltenham Racecourse for a further five years, up to and including The Festival™ in 2025.

Council invests £100,000 in future of Gloucestershire tourism Image

Council invests £100,000 in future of Gloucestershire tourism

Visit Gloucestershire has received £100,000 from Gloucestershire County Council to plot a prosperous recovery for the county's tourism economy after coronavirus.

Angry judge blasts police and prosecution service  Image

Angry judge blasts police and prosecution service

The judge says it ‘beggars belief’ that this prolific shoplifter was able to re-offend.

Pets at Home sees £302m sales boost Image

Pets at Home sees £302m sales boost

Pet supplies retailer Pets at Home has revealed a like-for-like sales rise of 17.5 per cent in the last quarter of 2020, as it benefited from people getting pets during lockdowns.

Amazon to launch three new physical grocery stores Image

Amazon to launch three new physical grocery stores

E-commerce giant Amazon has revealed plans to push further into the retail grocery market as it plans to open three new high-tech sites across the US.

Financial services back on the rise says CBI Image

Financial services back on the rise says CBI

Financial service business volumes in the UK grew in the last three months of 2019 for the first time in more than a year and at the fastest rate since June 2017.

Young at heart of new business ambition Image

Young at heart of new business ambition

Young people are looking to take employment matters thrown up by the coronavirus pandemic into their own hands by forming their own businesses.

Lydney man stole equipment belonging to Dean Forest Railway and Network Rail Image

Lydney man stole equipment belonging to Dean Forest Railway and Network Rail

A 36-year-old Lydney man has been sentenced.

Unilever makes living wage pledge for supply chain Image

Unilever makes living wage pledge for supply chain

Unilever has vowed not to work with any firm from 2030 which does not pay staff a living wage.

Drugs and money seized during warrant in Cheltenham Image

Drugs and money seized during warrant in Cheltenham

Officers seized cannabis, money and drug related paraphernalia after executing a drugs warrant.

Cotswolds Police warn residents to be vigilant after burglaries Image

Cotswolds Police warn residents to be vigilant after burglaries

Police in the Cotswolds are warning residents to be vigilant after a spate of burglaries in the Chipping Campden area.

Gloucester resident receives bogus HMRC scam call Image

Gloucester resident receives bogus HMRC scam call

Police are warning people to be vigilant after a National Insurance scam was reported.

ProCook looks for investment to build on sales growth Image

ProCook looks for investment to build on sales growth

ProCook owner Daniel O'Neill is seeking investment partners to drive expansion after the kitchenware retailer recorded a huge growth in sales.

Bristol Road flyover to close for six weeks from today Image

Bristol Road flyover to close for six weeks from today

The B4008 Bristol Road flyover in Hardwicke is set to be closed 24 hours a day in order for Gloucestershire County Council Highways teams to complete essential maintenance.

VIDEO Dale Vince excited by vegan meal expansion Image

VIDEO Dale Vince excited by vegan meal expansion

Dale Vince has described the link up with online retailer Ocado to sell the Devil's Kitchen range of vegan meals as "the next logical step".

Punchline Friday Business Briefing - Jan 22 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Friday Business Briefing - Jan 22 line-up revealed

Another week is halfway through and it has already thrown up plenty of topics for the Friday Business Briefing panel to discuss - find out who will join Punchline editor Mark Owen this week.

£100,000 crowdfunding campaign launched to protect Stroud Brewery's future Image

£100,000 crowdfunding campaign launched to protect Stroud Brewery's future

An award-winning organic beer producer from Gloucestershire needs your help to raise £100,000 in pre-sales through its "Pay it Forward" crowdfunder campaign.

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