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First key appointment made by new Superdry management Image

First key appointment made by new Superdry management

The new management at Superdry have made their first big appointment since returning to the board after an acrimonious battle for control.

Contractor named for multi-million pound National Star expansion Image

Contractor named for multi-million pound National Star expansion

National Star has named the building firm it has awarded a major contract – part of £2.2 million plans to expand its operations.

Criminal gang in £1million drugs conspiracy Image

Criminal gang in £1million drugs conspiracy

Eleven men have been sentenced for their part in what police are calling “a high value drugs conspiracy” involving £1 million of cocaine, cash and a sawn-off shotgun.

How to get to the Gloucester Tall Ships and Adventure Festival Image

How to get to the Gloucester Tall Ships and Adventure Festival

Event organisers are urging people planning to descend on Gloucester Docks for this weekend's festivities to plan ahead with their travel arrangements

£550 million firm partners with university Image

£550 million firm partners with university

One of the United Kingdom’s biggest defence firms has teamed up with the University of Gloucestershire to deliver “cutting-edge cyber-security workshops”.

Gloucester companies' work celebrated as Professor Robert Winston opens new school build Image

Gloucester companies' work celebrated as Professor Robert Winston opens new school build

Professor Robert Winston opened the new Sixth Form Centre and Library at a county school that was designed and built by Gloucester firms.

PICTURES: Doctor Who begins filming at Gloucester Cathedral Image

PICTURES: Doctor Who begins filming at Gloucester Cathedral

The Punchline Paparazzo has been out to snap the Doctor, has he been successful?

Arrest made after attempted theft of a cash machine from Cotswold beauty spot Image

Arrest made after attempted theft of a cash machine from Cotswold beauty spot

The attempted theft of the ATM happened in the early hours of this morning.

Firms line-up teams for velodrome charity challenge Image

Firms line-up teams for velodrome charity challenge

Businesses from across Gloucestershire are already signing up to take part in the county’s first charity street velodrome challenge.

British Steel put into insolvency Image

British Steel put into insolvency

A Government Official Receive has been appointed after British Steel was put into insolvency.

Plans submitted to invest

Plans submitted to invest "scores of millions" in to the Forest of Dean

The plans would see 240 jobs secured as abandoned aircraft factory is turned into a tourist attraction and headquarters for a Gloucestershire success story.

PICTURES: Family firm Gillman’s celebrates its 50th anniversary Image

PICTURES: Family firm Gillman’s celebrates its 50th anniversary

Fifty years in business is worth celebrating – and Gillman’s decided to use the occasion to thank it's staff for the company’s ongoing success.

VIDEO: 150 years of trade celebrated in Gloucester quays superstore Image

VIDEO: 150 years of trade celebrated in Gloucester quays superstore

Trading for 150 years is cause for celebrations at a well-known Gloucester Quays business – and it is hoping its 35,000 weekly customers will take full advantage.

Leaders in place for forthcoming year at Stroud District Council Image

Leaders in place for forthcoming year at Stroud District Council

Committee chairs and vice-chairs are now set for the year after the Stroud District Council Annual General Meeting.

Two Cheltenham-based IT firms join forces in acquisition deal Image

Two Cheltenham-based IT firms join forces in acquisition deal

The deal is the first part of an 'aggressive acquisition' policy for ICT company.

Pied Piper appoints new ambassador for Wish Holidays Image

Pied Piper appoints new ambassador for Wish Holidays

Gloucestershire RaceRunner and medal winner, Charlie Denman, is Pied Piper's new ambassador for its Wish Holidays.

It's not my phone, says Gloucester man accused of using mobile to sell drugs Image

It's not my phone, says Gloucester man accused of using mobile to sell drugs

A 34 year old Podsmead man caught with a mobile phone containing drug dealing messages claims it belonged to his late cousin, a Gloucester crown court jury was told

Business idea to help farmers move to organic wins investment Image

Business idea to help farmers move to organic wins investment

A new business that provides a dedicated label of quality for farms in the process of becoming organic, has won a prestigious competition.

Big fall in profits for Halfords Image

Big fall in profits for Halfords

Car and bike specialist, Halfords, has scaled back its investment plans, following a 24 per cent dip in annual profits.

Profits are still pouring in for Severn Trent water Image

Profits are still pouring in for Severn Trent water

The region's largest water supplier have also warned of the dangers of renationalisation.

Community Infrastructure Levy to go live in Cotswolds  Image

Community Infrastructure Levy to go live in Cotswolds

From Saturday 1st June, Cotswold District Council will implement a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) to help fund infrastructure across the district.

How can diversity drive business growth? Image

How can diversity drive business growth?

The question posed to tech businesses was ‘how do you achieve a more diverse workforce to drive growth?’ And it was a question which filled the room.

Moving tribute to councillor who

Moving tribute to councillor who "gave her all" for Gloucester

A moving tribute will be read out by the leader of Gloucester City Council to a woman who “absolutely gave her all” for the city she loved.

Historic Cotswold pub can be yours for £300,000 Image

Historic Cotswold pub can be yours for £300,000

The 300-year-old pub with two letting rooms is on the market for £300,000.

Another senior appointment at BPE Image

Another senior appointment at BPE

Just weeks after it revealed a new managing partner one of the county’s most high profile law firms has announced another senior appointment.

Council says ‘sorry’ for parking workers' cabins outside popular restaurant Image

Council says ‘sorry’ for parking workers' cabins outside popular restaurant

A popular restaurant in Cheltenham has been served up an apology by the local authority after his business was all but hidden behind workmen’s cabins and trucks.

Medium rare job opportunities at new restaurant Image

Medium rare job opportunities at new restaurant

A new restaurant for the ardent carnivore is looking to take a bite out of the Cheltenham restaurant scene.

Police appeal after teenagers suffer injuries in crash Image

Police appeal after teenagers suffer injuries in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Longlevens that left two teenagers with serious injuries.

Sponsors of Cathedral Stones help to conserve Gloucester landmark Image

Sponsors of Cathedral Stones help to conserve Gloucester landmark

Gloucester Cathedral launched a fundraising campaign encouraging supporters to sponsor their own Cathedral stone.

Co-op and Superdrug launch meal deal partnership Image

Co-op and Superdrug launch meal deal partnership

The Co-op will supply health and beauty chain, Superdrug, with a food-to-go range in a unique meal deal partnership.

No qualified HGV drivers? No worries, we'll train our own Image

No qualified HGV drivers? No worries, we'll train our own

A leading Cheltenham-based laundry supplier is taking action to boost the number of delivery drivers in the industry by launching a driver academy.

Clay shoot raises £64,000 for The Nelson Trust Image

Clay shoot raises £64,000 for The Nelson Trust

A record-breaking 113 people in 29 teams attended this year's Nelson Trust Clay Shoot and Black-Tie Dinner.

Stonehouse business collects 300 phones for charity Image

Stonehouse business collects 300 phones for charity

A superb response from the Gloucestershire business community has helped Stonehouse-based, Lister Unified Communications raise much-needed cash for charity partners Emmaus.

‘One more chance’ for shoplifter with 170-plus offences Image

‘One more chance’ for shoplifter with 170-plus offences

A notorious shoplifter has been given "one final chance" to turn her life around after a judge heard she is finally drug free for the first time since she was about 12 years old.

Retail giant steps into Gloucester Image

Retail giant steps into Gloucester

Europe's biggest shoe retailer is coming to King's Walk and 15 new jobs will be created

Prominent city businessmen appointed as joint chairman of Gloucester City Football Club Image

Prominent city businessmen appointed as joint chairman of Gloucester City Football Club

The club have a new-look team at the top table ahead of their long-awaited return to Gloucester.

Husband and wife team open new Cheltenham tearoom Image

Husband and wife team open new Cheltenham tearoom

A former Indian Restaurant in Winchcombe Street in Cheltenham has been transformed into a tea room by an entrepreneurial young couple.

PICTURES: Spot yourself at the Tayntons Spring Party Image

PICTURES: Spot yourself at the Tayntons Spring Party

A full picture gallery of last night's event at the Llanthony Priory

England football hopefuls take to the field in Punchline kit Image

England football hopefuls take to the field in Punchline kit

The South West regional trial team for the England Walking Football Team are sponsored by Punchline-Gloucester.com

Police appeal after chainsaw burglary in Stroud Image

Police appeal after chainsaw burglary in Stroud

Officers in Stroud are appealing for witnesses to a burglary which took place in South Woodchester at the end of last month.

Takeaway delivery service next in Amazon’s bid for world domination Image

Takeaway delivery service next in Amazon’s bid for world domination

Internet giant Amazon is to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in British takeaway delivery service, Deliveroo.

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