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Gloucester MP welcomes ban on online gambling with credit cards Image

Gloucester MP welcomes ban on online gambling with credit cards

A ban on online bookmakers being able to take bets on credit card will be introduced in April.

Government considering ways to help beleaguered airline Flybe Image

Government considering ways to help beleaguered airline Flybe

A cut in Air Passenger Duty could help the regional carrier out of its current financial predicament.

Boutique fashion brand launches Gloucester studio Image

Boutique fashion brand launches Gloucester studio

A businesswoman more familiar with serving the needs of customers in London’s ever fashionable and exclusive Jermyn Street has opened a new venture in Gloucester.

Kingsholm sports bar goes up for sale Image

Kingsholm sports bar goes up for sale

Hundreds have already made it their favourite pre-Gloucester Rugby match watering hole – but just weeks after opening the city’s newest bar is up for sale.

Gloucestershire food producer launches new vegan lines onto GWR trains Image

Gloucestershire food producer launches new vegan lines onto GWR trains

Stroud-based Kitchen Garden Foods have secured a new listing with GWR trains for their vegan range.

Secret weapons revealed tackling crime and antisocial behaviour Image

Secret weapons revealed tackling crime and antisocial behaviour

Hundreds of ‘secret weapons’ in the fight against crime and antisocial behaviour in Gloucestershire have been primed from a £1 million fund.

40 mile diversion through Gloucestershire and Herefordshire due to work on 1.3 mile stretch of road Image

40 mile diversion through Gloucestershire and Herefordshire due to work on 1.3 mile stretch of road

A mile-long section of the A417 in Gloucestershire will be closed overnight for four nights later this month – with the official diversion route coming in at a whopping 40 miles.

Three housing schemes revealed for the Forest of Dean Image

Three housing schemes revealed for the Forest of Dean

Three housing developments for the Forest of Dean could see historic buildings saved for future generations.

High profile equal pay case prompts special business seminar by law firm Image

High profile equal pay case prompts special business seminar by law firm

BBC presenter, Samira Ahmed’s victory in her equal pay case in the employment tribunal seems to have sent ripples through Gloucestershire's business community.

Is it GAME over for Gloucester video game retailer? Image

Is it GAME over for Gloucester video game retailer?

A “store rationalisation programme” will see up to 40 branches of video game retailer GAME close their doors over the coming months.

Flybe seeks to reassure customers amid reports of financial collapse Image

Flybe seeks to reassure customers amid reports of financial collapse

Flybe has moved to reassure customers that they can “travel as planned” despite reports that the regional airline is in danger of collapse.

Brewhouse just the tipple as it celebrates boost in 'experience-led' sales Image

Brewhouse just the tipple as it celebrates boost in 'experience-led' sales

A brewpub with venues in both Cheltenham and Gloucester has reported a hugely successful festive period.

Student's 11-metre high design takes pride of place on wall of Stroud shopping centre Image

Student's 11-metre high design takes pride of place on wall of Stroud shopping centre

An 11-metre high living wall sculpture, designed by a Stroud College pupil has been installed on the walls of the Five Valleys Shopping Centre.

Major Gloucester road set to be closed for evening rush hour due to fallen tree Image

Major Gloucester road set to be closed for evening rush hour due to fallen tree

Drivers are being advised to avoid to seek alternative routes due to the road being closed.

Gloucester City Council splashes the cash to buy Eastgate Shopping Centre Image

Gloucester City Council splashes the cash to buy Eastgate Shopping Centre

Less than two months after they were confirmed as the new owners of a huge out-of-town retail park, Gloucester City Council have announced they’ve bought a city centre shopping complex.

Lorry overturns and closes major artery onto Cheltenham's Arle Court roundabout Image

Lorry overturns and closes major artery onto Cheltenham's Arle Court roundabout

A lorry overturned near to the A40 Arle Court roundabout in Chetlenham on Friday morning, forcing a busy road to be closed for around four hours.

First building unveiled on £85 million waterfront development  Image

First building unveiled on £85 million waterfront development

Opening of the first building on the £85 million canal-front development at Gloucester Quays was given extra fanfare by dignitaries from the city.

Superdry shares slump after Cheltenham-based fashion brand issues profit warning Image

Superdry shares slump after Cheltenham-based fashion brand issues profit warning

Shares in Superdry lost almost one sixth of their value this morning after the Cheltenham-based fashion brand issued a profit warning.

VIDEO: Your company could be carved into history on Gloucester Cathedral Image

VIDEO: Your company could be carved into history on Gloucester Cathedral

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have your name or that of your company quite literally carved into the history of Gloucester Cathedral is still open to the businesses of Gloucestershire.

Victim of Cotswold serious assault calls on witnesses to come forward Image

Victim of Cotswold serious assault calls on witnesses to come forward

A man who sustained serious facial injuries after being assaulted has called for anyone who witnessed the attack to come forward.

New appointment at Cheltenham law firm Image

New appointment at Cheltenham law firm

A new face has joined the wills, trusts and probate team at one of Cheltenham’s highest profile law firms, Willans.

Students named for finals of Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year 2020 Image

Students named for finals of Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year 2020

Five teenage students have made it through to the finals of the Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year 2020.

Bishop of Gloucester named as president of Gloucestershire charity  Image

Bishop of Gloucester named as president of Gloucestershire charity

The Bishop of Gloucester, the Right Reverend Rachel Treweek has been named as the new president of Gloucestershire charity The Nelson Trust.

£150,000 fund-raising target to enhance cancer care at Gloucestershire hospitals Image

£150,000 fund-raising target to enhance cancer care at Gloucestershire hospitals

New appeal to create a dedicated chemotherapy suite to help cancer patients keep their hair during treatment.

Plans revealed for former Cheltenham nightclub Subtone Image

Plans revealed for former Cheltenham nightclub Subtone

The future of a once prominent Cheltenham bar and nightclub could be secured.

Hundreds of jobs could go at major engineering firm Image

Hundreds of jobs could go at major engineering firm

A programme of 200 compulsory redundancies is being considered by one of Gloucestershire’s biggest employers.

£90k per year council director says sorry after re-writing 'Three Lions' to mock waste contractor Image

£90k per year council director says sorry after re-writing 'Three Lions' to mock waste contractor

The £90,000 per year corporate director wrote spoof version of the hit Three Lions that blasted Amey - the council's current waste contractor.

Law firm's staff gift money to Cheltenham hospice as thanks for care of family of staff member Image

Law firm's staff gift money to Cheltenham hospice as thanks for care of family of staff member

Staff from a law firm have made a five-figure donation to a Cheltenham hospice as a thank you for the “amazing care” given to the husband of one of their lawyers.

Council appoints first members of team charged with making harbour a tourist destination Image

Council appoints first members of team charged with making harbour a tourist destination

A new team is on place to turn Lydney’s Harbour into a destination from tourists from around the county and country.

Police appeal for witnesses to suspicious farm fire Image

Police appeal for witnesses to suspicious farm fire

Officers in Tewkesbury are appealing for witnesses to a fire which took place at a farm in at the end of last month.

Profit warning issued by John Lewis with partnership bonus in doubt Image

Profit warning issued by John Lewis with partnership bonus in doubt

Sales at John Lewis stores were down over the Christmas period leading the partnership to say that profits will be “substantially down on last year.”

Contrasting fortunes for retail giants after reporting Christmas sales figures Image

Contrasting fortunes for retail giants after reporting Christmas sales figures

Two of the biggest names in British retail have issued trading statements about their performance over the Christmas period with the markets reacting in very different ways.

Bespoke service at heart of Kurt Wyman's continued growth Image

Bespoke service at heart of Kurt Wyman's continued growth

Kurt Wyman Surveyors has built its success on providing bespoke client services and that mantra continues as the company goes from strength to strength.

Profits and turnover grow but Daylesford Organics still harvests a loss Image

Profits and turnover grow but Daylesford Organics still harvests a loss

Business is growing dramatically at possibly the county’s poshest and most stylish organic farm business – but the owners have had to dip into their pockets to balance the books.

Popular Cheltenham Boutique Sale returns for 2020 Image

Popular Cheltenham Boutique Sale returns for 2020

Shoppers will be able to benefit from discounts of up to 70 per cent from some of the Cotswolds' favourite retailers.

Racecourse chief does not rule out five-day Cheltenham Festival Image

Racecourse chief does not rule out five-day Cheltenham Festival

Whether he regrets mentioning it now is another thing, but the new chairman of Cheltenham Racecourse has set pundits and Festival fans hearts racing.

Gloucestershire villagers hope to raise £300,000 to stop historic pub from closing Image

Gloucestershire villagers hope to raise £300,000 to stop historic pub from closing

Enterprising residents of a Gloucestershire village have set up a SOS campaign to save their local pub from closing for good.

EU approval for organic pesticides developed by Gloucestershire research company Image

EU approval for organic pesticides developed by Gloucestershire research company

Approval from the European Union for three natural pesticides has seen a Gloucestershire-based research company “start the new year with a bang.”

When is the Budget 2020 and what is on the agenda? Image

When is the Budget 2020 and what is on the agenda?

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, has now confirmed the date for the next Budget – but what will be said?

Major crime lord in the dock following Gloucestershire raid Image

Major crime lord in the dock following Gloucestershire raid

A mystery criminal mastermind who provided hundreds of UK properties for organised crime prostitution and drugs gangs was unmasked following a raid in Gloucestershire.

University open event looks at the future of engineering Image

University open event looks at the future of engineering

At an open event later this month, the University of Gloucestershire will provide an insight into the courses and experts that can provide skills fit for engineers of the future.

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