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Stagecoach West drivers make the finals of Bus Driver of the Year Image

Stagecoach West drivers make the finals of Bus Driver of the Year

It is ‘next stop, Bus Driver of the Year 2019 finals’ for three drivers from Stagecoach West.

Forever Better - Gillman's extend partnership with leading German brand Miele Image

Forever Better - Gillman's extend partnership with leading German brand Miele

When Gillman’s started selling domestic appliances to the people of Gloucester back in 1969, one of the first brands they went into partnership with was Miele.

Leadership hopeful heads to Gloucester to canvass on the doorstep Image

Leadership hopeful heads to Gloucester to canvass on the doorstep

Liberal Democrat leadership contender Sir Ed Davey has visited Gloucester and joined campaigning in two key council by-elections in the city.

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited this weekend Image

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited this weekend

Drivers are being alerted to the location of mobile speed cameras throughout the county.

More uncertainty for Gloucester’s flagship store Image

More uncertainty for Gloucester’s flagship store

The future of Gloucester’s Debenhams store continues to look uncertain, after it was revealed the retailer is already bracing itself for a difficult Christmas period.

Question mark over future of A417 ‘missing link’ scheme Image

Question mark over future of A417 ‘missing link’ scheme

With the departure of transport minister, Chris Grayling, a question mark must now hang over the future of the A417 ‘missing link’ scheme.

Gloucestershire’s Great Big Pub Quiz Image

Gloucestershire’s Great Big Pub Quiz

Enjoy a pint, pub quiz and help raise vital funds for specialist palliative care for local families in ‘Gloucestershire’s Great Big Pub Quiz’.

 “Retail outlets deserve to be protected (from serial shoplifter)

“Retail outlets deserve to be protected (from serial shoplifter)" says judge

A serial shoplifter who persistently stole from stores she had been banned from has been jailed.

Violent alcoholic sent to prison for grievous bodily harm Image

Violent alcoholic sent to prison for grievous bodily harm

A 27-year-old violent alcoholic who fractured his victim's skull with a single punch has been sent to prison.

Polo day raises £38,000 for Alzheimer's Society Image

Polo day raises £38,000 for Alzheimer's Society

Earlier this month, one of England’s best polo players, Luke Tomlinson, and Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador Rupert Adams welcomed guests to a special charity polo day at Beaufort Polo Club, Tetbury

Land purchase kick-starts next phase of 465 home development near Churchdown  Image

Land purchase kick-starts next phase of 465 home development near Churchdown

Detailed plans for a 465-home estate between Churchdown and Gloucester are close to being completed after a developer completed the purchase of the site

10 Gloucestershire pubs to have a new owner in £1.27 billion deal Image

10 Gloucestershire pubs to have a new owner in £1.27 billion deal

A pub portfolio that includes 10 Gloucestershire hostelries is set to be sold for £1.27billion.

Gloucester teen accused of importing gun tells court he finds videos of executions

Gloucester teen accused of importing gun tells court he finds videos of executions "interesting"

A Gloucester teenager accused of importing a deadly Glock handgun as part of a plan to commit a massacre told a court today that he was just 'interested in getting into the mind of a mass killer.'

Christmas Market and ice rink to become a fixture of the festive period in Gloucester Image

Christmas Market and ice rink to become a fixture of the festive period in Gloucester

Plans have been submitted that would see the festivities be held in Gloucester for the next five years.

Co-working space created at £6 million office development Image

Co-working space created at £6 million office development

The business behind major investment in offices in Gloucester is about to unveil additional co-working space for county companies.

New Cheltenham Trust chief executive appeals to businesses Image

New Cheltenham Trust chief executive appeals to businesses

Showcasing one of the iconic buildings it is charged with managing, Cheltenham Trust officially unveiled its new chief executive.

Biggest names in art history are coming to Gloucester Image

Biggest names in art history are coming to Gloucester

Those with a passion for art and history will not want to miss a series of special talks taking place this Saturday.

Stroud development shortlisted for regional award Image

Stroud development shortlisted for regional award

A Gloucester-based housebuilder's development has been shortlisted in the prestigious West of England Building Excellence Awards for 2019.

Firms encourage young people with designs on construction Image

Firms encourage young people with designs on construction

Two of leading lights from the county’s construction sector have been doing their bit and more to encourage the next generation into their industries.

Forest of Dean MP debates regeneration plans with district council Image

Forest of Dean MP debates regeneration plans with district council

Forest of Dean MP Mark Harper was at the district council’s latest cabinet meeting as regeneration plans and ambitions for the area were discussed.

Supermarket not shelving plans for new store yet Image

Supermarket not shelving plans for new store yet

Proposals by Lidl to knock down and redevelop part of a business park into a new supermarket have been refused down by planners.

Losses deepen at advanced engineering firm Image

Losses deepen at advanced engineering firm

A year of “great progress” is how the boss of one of Gloucestershire’s advanced engineering firms describes the last year.

Youth unemployment in Gloucestershire jumps more than 20 per cent Image

Youth unemployment in Gloucestershire jumps more than 20 per cent

Unemployment rates in Gloucestershire have risen significantly faster than the South West and the UK as a whole with rises in one area as high as 30 per cent.

Pets at Home moves into dog walking business Image

Pets at Home moves into dog walking business

The UK’s biggest pet retailer has taken a stake in the dog-walking and pet-sitting service Tailster.com.

Gloucestershire company shortlisted for Rural Tourism award Image

Gloucestershire company shortlisted for Rural Tourism award

The Wanderlust Camper Co from the Forest of Dean have been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Attempted burglary in Cheltenham halted by alert officers and dog Image

Attempted burglary in Cheltenham halted by alert officers and dog

A would-be burglar was stopped in his tracks this morning by officers and a search dog from Gloucestershire Police.

Cyclists ride for charity Image

Cyclists ride for charity

The sixth Pied Piper Sportive saw around 200 cyclists set off from Kingsholm on circular routes of 50, 100 or 160 km in the most beautiful countryside to the west of the city and the Forest of Dean.

Where there's a Will there's a way to raise money for Gloucestershire-based charity Image

Where there's a Will there's a way to raise money for Gloucestershire-based charity

A campaign that was supported by an eloquence of county law firms has raised more than £10,000 for Gloucestershire medical charity Cobalt’s during their Make a Will month.

New appointment bolsters Cheltenham-based legal firm Image

New appointment bolsters Cheltenham-based legal firm

A new appointment has been made to the commercial litigation team at DF Legal LLP’s Cheltenham office.

Police investigating Cheltenham assault issue e-fit of

Police investigating Cheltenham assault issue e-fit of "man they need to speak to"

The incident took place on the Promenade in the early hours of June 29 and left a teenager with a fractured eye socket and broken nose

Secretary of State grants new Costa Coffee Image

Secretary of State grants new Costa Coffee

Planning permission has been granted, by the secretary of State no less, for a new coffee shop in Gloucestershire.

One of Cheltenham's busiest roads to be closed for resurfacing works Image

One of Cheltenham's busiest roads to be closed for resurfacing works

Gloucester Road, the main link from the town centre to Cheltenham Spa railway station to be closed for 13 nights for resurfacing work.

Councillors asked to approve £500,000 funding for two busy Gloucestershire schools Image

Councillors asked to approve £500,000 funding for two busy Gloucestershire schools

Cleeve School and Prestbury St Mary's School are hoping to each receive in excess of £200,000 to allow for increasing number of pupils.

£4million plans to restore 'missing mile' of Gloucestershire canal set for next step Image

£4million plans to restore 'missing mile' of Gloucestershire canal set for next step

The £4million plan to restore the “missing mile” of the county’s canal network will go before Gloucestershire County Council’s cabinet for approval next week.

Plans for new supermarket racing ahead in Gloucester Image

Plans for new supermarket racing ahead in Gloucester

Plans for a new Lidl supermarket near to the mighty Kingsholm rugby stadium are racing ahead, if the groundworks are anything to go by.

MP: People in Gloucestershire are waiting longer for first cancer appointment Image

MP: People in Gloucestershire are waiting longer for first cancer appointment

David Drew MP is calling for urgent investment in more NHS specialist staff.

Forest of Dean to grow businesses in the lab Image

Forest of Dean to grow businesses in the lab

An experiment is being re-launched in the Forest of Dean which will see businesses, communities and even friendships to be grown in a special laboratory.

Business must be at the heart of the pending farming revolution  Image

Business must be at the heart of the pending farming revolution

A "frank" and "bold" report that puts good business at the heart of farming's future role in the supply of UK food post Brexit has been widely welcomed in Gloucestershire.

Tewkesbury High Street to come alive with street market Image

Tewkesbury High Street to come alive with street market

Tewkesbury High Street will come alive on Sunday with more than 80 stalls offering the best in Gloucestershire food, drink and crafts.

Former Forest of Dean care home for sale Image

Former Forest of Dean care home for sale

A 40-bed, purpose-built Mitcheldean care home been put up for sale following its closure last year.

VIDEO: The launch of a new vision for Cheltenham High Street  Image

VIDEO: The launch of a new vision for Cheltenham High Street

A greener vision for Cheltenham’s High Street has been unveiled by Cheltenham Borough Council.

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