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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.

Cross party support for Crown Court upgrade Image

Cross party support for Crown Court upgrade

Gloucestershire County Council has agreed to write to the Ministry of Justice to seek investment in the county’s Crown Court.

Burglar caught by his own rucksack Image

Burglar caught by his own rucksack

Careless burglar Jacob Ali, 23, was caught because he left his rucksack behind in a house he raided - and in the bag was a receipt from a shop where he had bought goods in view of a CCTV camera.

1,800 homes in Kingsway get a boost with superfast broadband Image

1,800 homes in Kingsway get a boost with superfast broadband

Homes in Kingsway now have high speed broadband for working at home and family use, after the intervention of their local MP.

£45 million deal revealed Image

£45 million deal revealed

A £45 million deal has been revealed by one of Gloucestershire’s biggest private employers.

When will the Tall Ships be arriving ahead of the Festival? Image

When will the Tall Ships be arriving ahead of the Festival?

Six majestic ships will soon be sailing into the Docks to mark the start of the biggest waterfront extravaganza the city has seen.

University of Gloucestershire researcher named one of Nation’s Lifesavers Image

University of Gloucestershire researcher named one of Nation’s Lifesavers

A researcher from the University of Gloucestershire has been recognised for his exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy.

College supports town in becoming cyber capital of the UK Image

College supports town in becoming cyber capital of the UK

To support Cheltenham’s bid to become the UK’s cyber capital, Gloucestershire College is working with local companies to provide qualifications to train competent cyber security technologists.

Jet Age Museum aims to inspire next generation of engineers Image

Jet Age Museum aims to inspire next generation of engineers

Businesses, the military and current heroes of aviation are joining forces to help inspire the next generation into the aerospace industry.

Gloucester photographer shortlisted for prestigious award Image

Gloucester photographer shortlisted for prestigious award

A Gloucester-based photographer has been highly commended in the Event Photography Awards for a stunning picture of a civil war re-enactment.

New council chairman and vice-chairman appointed Image

New council chairman and vice-chairman appointed

Gloucestershire County Council has named its new chairman and vice-chairman for the year ahead.

County Council sets ambitious carbon emissions target Image

County Council sets ambitious carbon emissions target

Gloucestershire County Council has unamimously endorsed Parliament's declaration of a "climate change emergency"

“Robust” trading for property experts with £2m of deals in pipeline Image

“Robust” trading for property experts with £2m of deals in pipeline

Growth in sales and management fees is up for a well-known and respected property agent – which has also revealed significant deals still in the pipeline.

Gloucester Cathedral to close for a day for Doctor Who filming Image

Gloucester Cathedral to close for a day for Doctor Who filming

The Timelord and the Tardis are descending on Gloucester next week.

£139 million deal confirmed by Spirax Sarco Image

£139 million deal confirmed by Spirax Sarco

Major Gloucestershire’s employer and world-wide success story, Spirax Sarco, has confirmed a £139 million takeover deal has gone ahead.

Record figures posted by owner of Gloucester Quays Image

Record figures posted by owner of Gloucester Quays

Lifestyle Outlets, owners of Gloucester Quays have posted their end of year results - and they are celebrating two major positives.

£13 million Cotswold hotel and pub deals Image

£13 million Cotswold hotel and pub deals

A specialist property agent for the hospitality sector has revealed it is handling at least 11 Cotswold hotel and pub deals totaling £13 million.

Cotswold District Council appoints 26-year-old as its new leader Image

Cotswold District Council appoints 26-year-old as its new leader

Joe Harris - a former Cirencester bar man - has been appointed to the top role in new Liberal Democrat led cabinet.

Quantity surveyor expands into new offices Image

Quantity surveyor expands into new offices

A growing firm of quantity surveyors has moved from Gloucester into new offices at Bond’s Mill in Stonehouse.

New appointments made by Gloucestershire County Council  Image

New appointments made by Gloucestershire County Council

A new deputy leader has been appointed at Shire Hall, while two other cabinet posts have been filled.

Gloucester is a great night out - it's official Image

Gloucester is a great night out - it's official

Gloucester has been awarded a prestigious purple flag for a second year in a row.

Blue skies for the Bluebell Tractor Run Image

Blue skies for the Bluebell Tractor Run

There was a traffic-stopping treat for tractor lovers of all ages on Sunday (May 12) when the Bluebell Run took to the roads of the north Cotswolds.

Painswick Rococo Garden secures National Lottery support Image

Painswick Rococo Garden secures National Lottery support

Painswick's Rococo Garden has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £6,100 for an exciting heritage project, 'Celebrating Painswick Rococo Garden'.

New chief financial officer for major employer Image

New chief financial officer for major employer

One of Gloucestershire’s biggest private employers has announced a new appointment to its senior ranks.

Join in the fun and help Randall & Payne raise money for charity Image

Join in the fun and help Randall & Payne raise money for charity

The accountancy firm are holding a family fun day to raise money for charity Scoo-B-Doo

Company fined £60,000 after falling beer kegs cause

Company fined £60,000 after falling beer kegs cause "life changing injuries"

The 27-year-old man suffered a traumatic brain injury on his first day in the job

US takeover of unsung engineering giant Image

US takeover of unsung engineering giant

One of the county’s unsung engineering giants – which connects communities across the world – has been taken over by an American rival.

Second profits warning from major Gloucestershire employer Image

Second profits warning from major Gloucestershire employer

A second profits warning by one of the biggest employers in the county did not go unnoticed in the City this morning.

Burglar jailed after £45k art gallery raid Image

Burglar jailed after £45k art gallery raid

A 40 year old Birmingham man has been jailed for three and a half years.

Access to business school and Growth Hub just got easier Image

Access to business school and Growth Hub just got easier

Building a new multi-million pound headquarters for business – then learning access to it was going to be something of an issue – would not be what anyone wanted to hear.

Winners of the Cirencester Business Awards 2019 Image

Winners of the Cirencester Business Awards 2019

Winners have been revealed in this year’s Cirencester Business Awards – staged by the town’s chamber of commerce.

New partner for Cheltenham chartered surveyors Image

New partner for Cheltenham chartered surveyors

Tivoli-based THP Chartered Surveyors have appointed one of its employees to equity partner.

How can you avoid a cyber-attack like the WhatsApp breach? Image

How can you avoid a cyber-attack like the WhatsApp breach?

Cheltenham-based cyber-security experts TechOP Solutions says the breach shows just how easy it is to be a victim of a cyber attack.

Boots profits take a significant dip Image

Boots profits take a significant dip

The High Street giant reported a 22 per cent drop in its annual profits in 2018.

Revenues keep (sausage) roll-ing in at Greggs Image

Revenues keep (sausage) roll-ing in at Greggs

Vegan sausage roll sales help the high street baker record a huge hike in sales.

Airline celebrates flying 55 million passengers from Bristol Image

Airline celebrates flying 55 million passengers from Bristol

The airline now operates 74 routes and up to 740 flights a week out of Bristol.

Two stores to close at Gloucester Quays Image

Two stores to close at Gloucester Quays

Huge interest continues for anything to do with Gloucester Quays – but that doesn’t stop the outlet centre’s list of tenants from changing.

Man charged with murder Image

Man charged with murder

A man has been charged in connection with the murder of a man in Gloucester.

Work starts to overhaul key road into Gloucester Image

Work starts to overhaul key road into Gloucester

Work to transform one of the busiest routes in to Gloucester has got underway.

Historic Gloucestershire pub close to reopening six years after pouring its last pint Image

Historic Gloucestershire pub close to reopening six years after pouring its last pint

Planning permission has been granted and work is underway to refurbish 300-year-old coaching inn

If you park but don't ride, you could be getting a fine Image

If you park but don't ride, you could be getting a fine

A new scheme to ensure there are enough parking spaces for Park and Ride users in Cheltenham has started today.

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