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Demolition kick-starts £5.7million regeneration of Gloucestershire housing estate Image

Demolition kick-starts £5.7million regeneration of Gloucestershire housing estate

Bulldozers have moved in on the Beeches Estate in Cirencester.

Ticket fraudster conned music festival lovers out of thousands Image

Ticket fraudster conned music festival lovers out of thousands

A fake ticket fraudster conned fifteen music festival lovers out of thousands of pounds and caused "massive disappointment" to his victims.

Two more appointments made to new-look Superdry board Image

Two more appointments made to new-look Superdry board

Superdry have made two more appointments to its board of directors as the transformation at the top table continues.

£27,000 Rolex watch and designer trainers seized from Gloucestershire drug dealer to be sold Image

£27,000 Rolex watch and designer trainers seized from Gloucestershire drug dealer to be sold

A £27,000 Rolex watch seized from a convicted Gloucestershire drug dealer will go under the hammer next month after being confiscated by police.

Historic pub sold to entrepreneur Image

Historic pub sold to entrepreneur

A country pub in Gloucestershire which dates back to 1460 has served its last pint.

Police appeal for information after motorcyclist is killed in collision Image

Police appeal for information after motorcyclist is killed in collision

A man has died following a crash on the A44 Fish Hill near Broadway on Monday afternoon.

Gloucester men charged after string of robberies across the county Image

Gloucester men charged after string of robberies across the county

Two men from Gloucester have been charged with robbery after three incidents at various locations on Sunday.

Kier in the running for £200 million pot Image

Kier in the running for £200 million pot

After months of damaging headlines there is good news for construction firm Kier which now sees itself in the running for local authority spending of up to £200 million.

Greggs on a vegan roll with tasty profits Image

Greggs on a vegan roll with tasty profits

Fast-food bakery and high street favourite Greggs has seen profits rise by 58 per cent in its first six months of the year.

Cheltenham pub that was once named the best in Britain has been sold Image

Cheltenham pub that was once named the best in Britain has been sold

A Cheltenham town centre pub which was once named as the finest watering hole in the country has been sold.

Iconic British brand set to open Gloucester Quays store Image

Iconic British brand set to open Gloucester Quays store

Prior to an official announcement, the British-based brand have posted adverts looking for staff for a new Gloucester store.

First look inside new bar and venue close to Gloucester Rugby's Kingsholm ground Image

First look inside new bar and venue close to Gloucester Rugby's Kingsholm ground

The Discount Cycle Warehouse on Kingsholm Road is being tranformed into a bar and venue called The Heritage.

How ‘cool’ are the plans for landmark Cirencester development? Image

How ‘cool’ are the plans for landmark Cirencester development?

Whether the three proposals for a major new multi-storey building in the centre of Cirencester provide “wow factor” is as yet unclear.

Lifetime achievement award for Gloucestershire businessman Image

Lifetime achievement award for Gloucestershire businessman

Former England and British Lions Rugby Union player legend Rory Underwood has presented a Gloucestershire businessman with a ‘special recognition’ award.

Police appeal for witnesses after fatal crash on A40 in Gloucestershire Image

Police appeal for witnesses after fatal crash on A40 in Gloucestershire

The incident involved a car and a lorry on a busy stretch of the A40 on Sunday morning.

Award-winning pizza on the menu at re-branded Gloucestershire shopping centre Image

Award-winning pizza on the menu at re-branded Gloucestershire shopping centre

Award-winning pizza is available again in the centre of Stroud after Fat Toni’s relaunched their new outlet in the Five Valleys Shopping Centre.

Woman who stole from Gloucester Quays given one final chance to avoid prison Image

Woman who stole from Gloucester Quays given one final chance to avoid prison

A woman who stole from three stores at Gloucester Quays shopping outlet while homeless has been given a chance by a Gloucester crown court judge to turn her life around.

Crikey! Boat named after Steve Irwin inspires design for Forest Green Rovers kit Image

Crikey! Boat named after Steve Irwin inspires design for Forest Green Rovers kit

Forest Green Rovers have taken to the seas for inspiration for a new third kit that will raise money for charity Sea Shepherd

Arrests made after knifepoint robberies across Gloucestershire  Image

Arrests made after knifepoint robberies across Gloucestershire

The incidents took place in Gloucester, Twyning and Cinderford between 6.45am and 2.45pm on Sunday

EDF announces delays to high profile nuclear project Image

EDF announces delays to high profile nuclear project

The Gloucestershire headquartered energy giant on whose shoulders the UK’s hopes of sustainable nuclear power sit has announced a setback to its ambitions.

Gloucestershire company fined £1million after explosion injures workers Image

Gloucestershire company fined £1million after explosion injures workers

The Stonehouse-based company has been given the huge fine after two workers were burnt.

Worker found dead at Gloucester Royal Mail delivery office Image

Worker found dead at Gloucester Royal Mail delivery office

The grim discovery was made by a Royal Mail worker early on Friday morning.

Busy Cheltenham road to be closed for a week for essential resurfacing work Image

Busy Cheltenham road to be closed for a week for essential resurfacing work

Essential resurfacing works will be carried out on one of Cheltenham’s main arterial routes next month leading to daytime closures of Coronation Square.

Cheltenham Town Football Club agree a new deal with former favourite  Image

Cheltenham Town Football Club agree a new deal with former favourite

The Hollie Gazzard Trust - set up by former Robins player Nick Gazzard - is the League Two club's new official charity partner.

New managing director for service company owned by Gloucestershire local authorities Image

New managing director for service company owned by Gloucestershire local authorities

Publica - part-owned by Cheltenham Borough and Cotswold District and Forest of Dean District councils, has a new managing director.

Plan to link the 'missing mile' of Gloucestershire canal approved by county council Image

Plan to link the 'missing mile' of Gloucestershire canal approved by county council

The £4million plan to link the Stoudwater Navigation has been approved by the County Council cabinet.

Stroud-based firms burnt in the pocket for illegal bonfires Image

Stroud-based firms burnt in the pocket for illegal bonfires

Stroud District Council has successfully prosecuted three business for illegal burning, with nearly £10,000 raised in fines.

Police appeal for information after reports of knife being used to threaten Cheltenham revellers Image

Police appeal for information after reports of knife being used to threaten Cheltenham revellers

Police have issued CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to in connection with an incident in Cheltenham.

Exotic animals chill out in the heat Image

Exotic animals chill out in the heat

Feathered and furry friends at local attractions found new ways to chill out on the hottest July day on record.

Gloucester company shortlisted for a cool four awards  Image

Gloucester company shortlisted for a cool four awards

Awards season is hotting up for cold store specialists ISD Solutions, which is in the running for a host of industry titles this autumn.

Dragons’ Den star receives Honorary Fellowship from university  Image

Dragons’ Den star receives Honorary Fellowship from university

Dragons’ Den favourite Levi Roots has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) for his contributions to entrepreneurship and food.

National Express give 100 per cent rating to Gloucestershire coach company Image

National Express give 100 per cent rating to Gloucestershire coach company

Bennetts Coaches is the first National Express partner in the country to get a perfect score on its satisfaction survey.

Historic Gloucester pub will reopen on Saturday Image

Historic Gloucester pub will reopen on Saturday

The pints will be pouring again at Gloucester’s oldest pub on Saturday as Dick Whittington’s opens for the Rhythm and Blues Festival.

Gloucestershire restaurant success story expands thanks to help from county compatriots Image

Gloucestershire restaurant success story expands thanks to help from county compatriots

Award-winning Sri Lankan restaurant the Coconut Tree has expanded to a fifth site with help from Gloucester-based Target Catering Equipment

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Gloucestershire Constabulary are "inadequate" in recording crime data, says damning report

The force have commissioned a review into the report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services.

Major Gloucestershire road to be closed next weekend for resurfacing works Image

Major Gloucestershire road to be closed next weekend for resurfacing works

The A46 between Gloucester and Stroud will be closed during the day on Saturday and Sunday next weekend.

Heatwave is just what Gloucester's ice cream factory bosses needed after slump in sales Image

Heatwave is just what Gloucester's ice cream factory bosses needed after slump in sales

Unilever, who operate the ice cream factory in Barnwood say ice cream sales fell over the fist six months of 2019.

Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival starts this weekend Image

Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival starts this weekend

Gloucester City Centre will be alive with the sound of blues for nine days starting on Saturday July 27, running until Sunday August 4.

Half of UK business owners regret naive attitude towards cashflow in early days Image

Half of UK business owners regret naive attitude towards cashflow in early days

Nearly half of business owners fear they held back their business by having a naive attitude towards cashflow during their company’s infancy.

Gloucestershire building projects scoop prizes Image

Gloucestershire building projects scoop prizes

Four building projects in the county have come away with prizes from the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) West of England Regional Awards.

‘Cheltenham Remembers’ project shortlisted for top award Image

‘Cheltenham Remembers’ project shortlisted for top award

Cheltenham Remembers – a partnership project which commemorated the WW1 cenentary – has been shortlisted for a national award for Best Collaborative Working Initiative.

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