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University granted one of country’s first policing licences Image

University granted one of country’s first policing licences

The University of Gloucestershire is one of the first in the country to be granted a licence by the College of Policing to deliver a degree in Professional Policing.

Businessmen launch platform to enable employees to tell employers how they feel Image

Businessmen launch platform to enable employees to tell employers how they feel

Trio of Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs are enabling employees to tell their employers the truth about how they really feel at work.

New centre manager appointed at Gloucester Quays Image

New centre manager appointed at Gloucester Quays

The former manager of Cheltenham's Beechwood Shopping Centre has taken charge of Gloucester Quays

€100 billion asset fund agree sponsorship with Forest Green Rovers Image

€100 billion asset fund agree sponsorship with Forest Green Rovers

Luxembourg-based company, who are part of the New York Life Insurance Company have agreed a partnership with Gloucestershire football club.

How Julian Dunkerton turned £40 a week government allowance into his Superdry empire Image

How Julian Dunkerton turned £40 a week government allowance into his Superdry empire

In an interview with The Times Magazine, Julian Dunkerton and wife Jade Holland Cooper lift the lid on the glitz and glamour of their life in Gloucestershire.

Village pub on edge of the Cotswolds sold Image

Village pub on edge of the Cotswolds sold

A village pub which closed a year ago and went on the market for £365,000 has been sold.

New technical director at housebuilder Image

New technical director at housebuilder

An experienced technical director has joined a Cheltenham-based housebuilder.

Worst and best retailers on the high street named Image

Worst and best retailers on the high street named

One of the high street’s biggest names has been ranked as the worst among its peers by the respected consumer champion Which?.

Building society supports deaf person into employment Image

Building society supports deaf person into employment

Coventry Building Society are currently providing opportunities to three GEM Project participants with varying needs.

Council services protecting most vulnerable children still 'not good enough' Image

Council services protecting most vulnerable children still 'not good enough'

More than a year after being found to be 'seriously failing' Gloucestershire’s most vulnerable children the county council’s services are still “not yet good enough”.

Gloomy outlook from CBI survey Image

Gloomy outlook from CBI survey

Business conditions across the services sector continued to fall sharply in the three months to May, according to the latest quarterly CBI Services Sector Survey.

Fourth deal revealed in £20 million investment drive Image

Fourth deal revealed in £20 million investment drive

The fourth deal in an investment drive totalling £20 million has been revealed by a fast-growing Gloucestershire business.

Gloucester firm chosen by the Government as an Export Champion Image

Gloucester firm chosen by the Government as an Export Champion

A Gloucestershire success story is being featured in a government advertising campaign as an Export Champion.

'Major player' in Gloucester drug dealing operation jailed Image

'Major player' in Gloucester drug dealing operation jailed

A big-time Gloucester drug-dealer who went by the code name 'Enzo' has been caged for six-and-a-half years at the city crown court.

Gloucester's Select store will remain trading - for now Image

Gloucester's Select store will remain trading - for now

The company that operates 169 stores across the country, including outlets in Gloucester and Stroud, is looking for a rescue package after entering administration.

How could Gloucestershire be a magnet for young people? Image

How could Gloucestershire be a magnet for young people?

The voice of the next generation will play a crucial part as GFirstLEP develops the Local Industrial Strategy for Gloucestershire.

Forest High School makes an 'outstanding' appointment of new head Image

Forest High School makes an 'outstanding' appointment of new head

The Cinderford school has moved to replace its outgoing head by appointing the principal of an 'outstanding' Bristol school

Arrests made after theft and possible assault in Lydney Image

Arrests made after theft and possible assault in Lydney

Police have made two arrests following a possible assault in Lydney on Saturday.

Insulation firm future proofs itself Image

Insulation firm future proofs itself

Engineers pass on expertise to the next generation
Six decades of expertise have been passed on a new generation at a Gloucester firm.

Gloucester success story celebrates an award double Image

Gloucester success story celebrates an award double

The director of a Gloucester-based company has completed an awards double by being awarded with a second Outstanding Contribution to Apprenticeships Award.

In Pictures: Cheltenham Film Festival opening ceremony Image

In Pictures: Cheltenham Film Festival opening ceremony

The inaugural Cheltenham International Film Festival was launched last night.

Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister Image

Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister

A tearful Theresa May has announced when she will quit as leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister

'Best Tall Ships Festival yet will bring millions in to Gloucester' Image

'Best Tall Ships Festival yet will bring millions in to Gloucester'

The head of the organisers says that the 2019 Festival is on track to break records and make millions.

Boots Corner traffic regulations to change... AGAIN Image

Boots Corner traffic regulations to change... AGAIN

Phase Four of the trial will come in to force on June 3, here's what they are changing.

Plans for 54 homes on former chemical factory given the green light Image

Plans for 54 homes on former chemical factory given the green light

Cheltenham Borough Council approve new housing estate to be built on site of former Prestbury factory.

New appointment for expanding housebuilder Image

New appointment for expanding housebuilder

Housebuilder, Wainhomes has appointed a new regional head of sales for the Severn Valley region.

Chance to network at world's greatest airshow Image

Chance to network at world's greatest airshow

Local businesses looking for a unique networking opportunity are being invited to be part of a special members-only club at The Royal International Air Tattoo.

10-year-old cashes in her business start-up Image

10-year-old cashes in her business start-up

What was started by a spirited 10 year old as a bid to ‘raise a little bit of money’ for a much-loved but little known special needs school exceeded expectations.

Forest of Dean District Council appoints new cabinet Image

Forest of Dean District Council appoints new cabinet

The councillors have met to decide key roles as well as cabinet portfolios following the local elections earlier in the month.

Record set in retail sales - and it's not a positive one Image

Record set in retail sales - and it's not a positive one

Distributive Trades Survey shows record figures for the year to May 2019.

Teenager jailed for robbery of treasured necklace from vulnerable man Image

Teenager jailed for robbery of treasured necklace from vulnerable man

A Gloucester teenager has been sentenced to four and a half years in custody for assaulting one man and then robbing another of a treasured necklace he had received from his dying father.

PICTURES and VIDEO: The Tall Ships arrive into Gloucester Image

PICTURES and VIDEO: The Tall Ships arrive into Gloucester

The best images as four fabulous Tall Ships arrive into Gloucester Docks ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships and Adventure Festival

Work is underway on one-million square foot Gloucester industrial park Image

Work is underway on one-million square foot Gloucester industrial park

Ground has been broken on the first phase of a new one million square foot industrial and logistics development in Gloucester.

Profits at Gloucestershire helicopter operator fall 47 per cent Image

Profits at Gloucestershire helicopter operator fall 47 per cent

A defence giant which operates the helicopter wing of its business from Gloucestershire has revealed a near 50 per cent drop in profits.

VIDEO: Beware the Judoon as Doctor Who filming takes to the streets of Gloucester Image

VIDEO: Beware the Judoon as Doctor Who filming takes to the streets of Gloucester

The extra-terrestrial mercenary police are roaming the streets of the city as Jodie Whittaker poses for a picture with a Gloucester PCSO

VIDEO: New-look Jessops store opens at King's Walk Image

VIDEO: New-look Jessops store opens at King's Walk

Refreshed store have taken on two extra members of staff as it reopens with a new look.

Cheltenham Chilli Fiesta returns for third year Image

Cheltenham Chilli Fiesta returns for third year

Those with a hunger for heat will be glad to hear that Cheltenham's Street Chilli Fiesta is returning to the heart of the town.

Gloucester firm makes leap into the Asian market Image

Gloucester firm makes leap into the Asian market

Hardwicke-based business agrees deal to sell its products in Hong Kong

New transport hub leaves awards with gong Image

New transport hub leaves awards with gong

One of Gloucester’s new landmark buildings has received praise at a prestigious region-wide awards.

If you only do one thing today - make sure you vote Image

If you only do one thing today - make sure you vote

The European elections are taking place today and it's vital you cast your ballot

National award for business’s partnership with charity Image

National award for business’s partnership with charity

A partnership between a company and an organisation which champions social change has won a top prize at the national Charity Business Awards 2019.

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