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Charity shops set to reopen from mid-June Image

Charity shops set to reopen from mid-June

Charity shops set to reopen in Gloucestershire

Changes to Cotswolds District Council's Cabinet announced Image

Changes to Cotswolds District Council's Cabinet announced

The leader of Cotswold District Council has announced his new Cabinet for the coming year.

Supporting Gloucestershire's care homes in the battle against COVID-19 Image

Supporting Gloucestershire's care homes in the battle against COVID-19

Public services across the county have joined forces to help Gloucestershire's care homes in the fight against COVID-19.

Popular Stroud business relocates to Five Valleys Image

Popular Stroud business relocates to Five Valleys

The business has committed to the town centre for a further ten years with a brand-new lease.

Online sales soar - but it’s not enough Image

Online sales soar - but it’s not enough

UK retailers saw record online sales last month, but it wasn’t enough to offset the impact of closed high street stores.

Off-road training for Gloucestershire police officers Image

Off-road training for Gloucestershire police officers

A number of officers from the Neighbourhood Policing and Special Constabulary teams are now utilising the force's fleet of off-road vehicles after receiving specialist training.

Grieving mum describes how she found her 'gifted' jockey son dead Image

Grieving mum describes how she found her 'gifted' jockey son dead

A grieving mum has described how she found her 'gifted' jockey son dead at home, after he attended the first day of this year's National Hunt Festival at Cheltenham.

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Gloucestershire charity reaches 150,000 PPE milestone Image

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Gloucestershire charity reaches 150,000 PPE milestone

A Cheltenham-based children's charity has sourced more than 150,000 items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for families caring at home for seriously ill children.

Dentists not ready to head back Image

Dentists not ready to head back

Little more than a third of dentists plan to reopen when government coronavirus restrictions are lifted on Monday.

University plans student return to Cirencester Image

University plans student return to Cirencester

Students will return to the Cirencester campus of the Royal Agricultural University for the autumn term under post-coronavirus pandemic plans.

Bourton points the way forward  Image

Bourton points the way forward

New signs and pathway stickers are going up in Bourton-on-the-Water to help ensure social distancing as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

Police issue warning over Test and Trace scammers Image

Police issue warning over Test and Trace scammers

Gloucestershire Constabulary is warning people to be on their guard over hoax phone calls claiming to be on behalf of NHS Test and Trace.

Ex-councillor charged with upskirting offence Image

Ex-councillor charged with upskirting offence

A former councillor has been charged with a sexual offence and will appear in court later this year.

Victim's courage praised after conviction of sex offender Image

Victim's courage praised after conviction of sex offender

A Cheltenham man has been convicted of child sex offences against a 13-year-old boy.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 5 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 5

The latest important news and updates from across Gloucestershire as the coronavirus crisis continues.

Contractor appointed to start West Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme Image

Contractor appointed to start West Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme

Gloucestershire County Council has appointed the contractors to bring the first half of the West Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme to life.

Media company faces legal action by staff Image

Media company faces legal action by staff

Journalists at Reach plc, parent company of gloucestershirelive.co.uk are considering legal action against the company.

Thousands of small companies in danger of going bust Image

Thousands of small companies in danger of going bust

As we enter our 11th week of lockdown, thousands of Gloucestershire’s smallest companies find themselves at risk of going out of business.

Ribena owner invests £500,000 in hunt for new climate-resilient blackcurrant varieties Image

Ribena owner invests £500,000 in hunt for new climate-resilient blackcurrant varieties

The business has invested over half a million pounds in a five-year project to develop new varieties of climate-resilient blackcurrant.

Safran working to get new seats off the ground Image

Safran working to get new seats off the ground

Safran has signed an exclusive partnership to bring new airline seat technology to the market.

New partnership for county company Image

New partnership for county company

Gloucester-based CKF Systems has announced a brand new partnership with Global AGV, a leading supplier of Automated Guided Vehicles to the logistics industry.

Scheme ensures no point in crying over spilled beer Image

Scheme ensures no point in crying over spilled beer

A cross-industry platform has been created to helped brewers and pubs manage the disposal of the beer which is unsellable after spending weeks sat in cellars.

Fashion retailer in urgent talks with landlords Image

Fashion retailer in urgent talks with landlords

Fashion chain New Look has started crunch talks with landlords in response to the coronavirus crisis.

Come fly with Weird Fish and new fundraising T-shirts Image

Come fly with Weird Fish and new fundraising T-shirts

Cheltenham-based casual clothing brand, Weird Fish, has launched its latest range of T-shirts for the RSPB.

New appeal after teenage girl was grabbed by man in Stroud Image

New appeal after teenage girl was grabbed by man in Stroud

Police officers investigating an incident where a teenage girl was grabbed by an unknown man in Stroud have issued a renewed appeal.

Free advice for businesses Image

Free advice for businesses

Free advice for businesses now available from Gloucestershire Trading Standards

Gloucestershire charities scoop share of £1million fund Image

Gloucestershire charities scoop share of £1million fund

Fourteen Gloucestershire charities have received donations of £1,000, as part of the Movement for Good awards.

Fundraising challenge continues - For Ben  Image

Fundraising challenge continues - For Ben

It’s been over two weeks since teams set off on a virtual walk or run to Istanbul, in memory of 22-year-old Ben Brown.

Gloucester 10k goes ahead - virtually Image

Gloucester 10k goes ahead - virtually

Gloucester 10k, due to take place in July, has had to be cancelled, but organisers are hoping runners will sign up for a virtual race.

Man collapsed after pleading not guilty Image

Man collapsed after pleading not guilty

A 62-year-old man on hunger strike in prison collapsed yesterday (June 3).

New man steps up to pilot Raytheon Image

New man steps up to pilot Raytheon

Raytheon UK has appointed a new chief executive and managing director.

All systems go for new £4.9m medical centre Image

All systems go for new £4.9m medical centre

Work on a new medical centre in Stroud town centre could get underway later in the year following the exchange of contracts between two GP surgeries and the developer.

Planning for Recovery: Expert advice to get on the right track Image

Planning for Recovery: Expert advice to get on the right track

An expert panel from Ops-Box Group, Hughes Paddison and Harper Sheldon gave advice to businesses on planning for recovery after the coronavirus pandemic in an online session.

Fresh £8.9m bid for canal restoration funding Image

Fresh £8.9m bid for canal restoration funding

A bid for £8.9million to complete the restoration of the Stroudwater Canal has been submitted to the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

David Humphreys leaving Gloucester Rugby Image

David Humphreys leaving Gloucester Rugby

David Humphreys is leaving as director of rugby at Gloucester after six seasons.

Cheltenham hospital becomes minor injury unit in virus changes Image

Cheltenham hospital becomes minor injury unit in virus changes

Temporary changes to services at Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General Hospitals will help ensure better and safer care for patients during the next phase of the coronavirus pandemic, according to clinicians.

Warning over dangers of taking the plunge Image

Warning over dangers of taking the plunge

Swimmers have been issued a clear warning not to cool off in open water during the hot weather.

Mayor of Cheltenham to continue for another year Image

Mayor of Cheltenham to continue for another year

Mayor of Cheltenham Cllr Roger Whyborn and deputy mayor Cllr Sandra Holliday will continue in their roles for another year.

Visitors welcome back at Slimbridge from next week   Image

Visitors welcome back at Slimbridge from next week

Slimbridge Wetland Centre will be reopening on Wednesday, June 10, but everyone must book their place in advance.

Tributes pour in as paraglider killed in crash named Image

Tributes pour in as paraglider killed in crash named

Paragliding fanatic Wayne Seeley was named today as the man who crashed to his death near his Cotswolds home yesterday.

Council facing £2.5m coronavirus shortfall  Image

Council facing £2.5m coronavirus shortfall

Cotswold District Council says it is facing a shortfall of £2.5 million, due to additional costs and loss of income caused by the coronavirus pandemic - unless it can secure further government funding.

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