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Pets at Home profits fall Image

Pets at Home profits fall

Pets at Home has seen profits fall, despite a rise in sales.

Blood and fingerprints under spotlight with new crime-scene tech Image

Blood and fingerprints under spotlight with new crime-scene tech

Gloucestershire Constabulary’s forensics team is the first in the South West to own a ground-breaking piece of technology.

Man in hospital following a collision in Churchdown Image

Man in hospital following a collision in Churchdown

A man is in hospital with serious injuries following a collision.

Cotswold hotel and restaurant sold with £2.25m price tag Image

Cotswold hotel and restaurant sold with £2.25m price tag

A 5* restaurant, hotel, and chippie in a popular Cotswold village has welcomed new owners.

Marchants picks up key Cheltenham route from Stagecoach Image

Marchants picks up key Cheltenham route from Stagecoach

Marchants Coaches has stepped in to provide an essential bus route in Cheltenham.

Businesses invited to tender for University catering contract Image

Businesses invited to tender for University catering contract

University of Gloucestershire’s City Campus development in Gloucester has reached a key milestone.

£45,000 worth of arson damage at the Dean Heritage Railway Image

£45,000 worth of arson damage at the Dean Heritage Railway

An arsonist who caused damage to train carriages is to be sentenced.

Over half a million raised for projects using Crowdfund Cotswold Image

Over half a million raised for projects using Crowdfund Cotswold

Crowdfund Cotswold, Cotswold District Council’s online crowdfunding platform, has raised over £540,000 in less than two years.

Restaurant insolvencies increase almost 60 per cent Image

Restaurant insolvencies increase almost 60 per cent

Soaring energy costs, food price inflation and a slowdown in consumer spending have sent restaurants into the red.

Next resurrects fashion brand Image

Next resurrects fashion brand

US fashion brand, Banana Republic, is to make a return to the UK, through Next.

Contractor walks free after defrauding elderly couple Image

Contractor walks free after defrauding elderly couple

A contractor who spent six months in custody awaiting sentence has walked free from court.

Road closures following serious collision near Air Balloon roundabout Image

Road closures following serious collision near Air Balloon roundabout

Emergency services attended the scene of a serious collision.

MP constituencies are set to change - last chance to help reshape them Image

MP constituencies are set to change - last chance to help reshape them

Everyone can air their views on proposals which will alter Parliamentary constituencies in the Stroud district.

Gloucestershire’s Nightingale Court extended Image

Gloucestershire’s Nightingale Court extended

Gloucestershire’s 'Nightingale Court', which had been set up to ease the backlog of criminal cases caused by the Covid pandemic, is to be extended.

Christmas workers can save time with HMRC app  Image

Christmas workers can save time with HMRC app

As tens of thousands of people start seasonal jobs, they can use the HMRC app to save them time to find details they need to pass on to their employer.

Cheltenham burglar with ‘encyclopaedic’ criminal record sentenced Image

Cheltenham burglar with ‘encyclopaedic’ criminal record sentenced

An entrenched burglar has been sentenced.

Coleford shoplifter banned from entering shops Image

Coleford shoplifter banned from entering shops

A 33-year-old woman who committed a string of shoplifting offences to fund an addiction has been sentenced.

Superdry to be sold at M&S Image

Superdry to be sold at M&S

Marks & Spencer is adding Superdry to its menswear range in time for Christmas.

Welsh buses to serve stranded Forest communities Image

Welsh buses to serve stranded Forest communities

From today (November 21), Newport Bus will be extending services into the Forest of Dean.

£3.5million safety improvements on A435 Charlton Hill Image

£3.5million safety improvements on A435 Charlton Hill

Essential repairs are to be carried out next year to repair the carriageway and stabilise a section of landslip.

Stroud patients set to get new medical centre in time for Christmas Image

Stroud patients set to get new medical centre in time for Christmas

The redevelopment of Number 1 King Street in Stroud is nearing the completion of its extensive programme of construction works.

New Barbour store heading to Cirencester Image

New Barbour store heading to Cirencester

Plans have been submitted to Cotswold District Council for a new Barbour store in the town.

Families invited to ground-breaking Forest event Image

Families invited to ground-breaking Forest event

Parents, families and carers are invited to a ground-breaking event aimed at raising young people’s future aspirations in the Forest of Dean.

Scam victims in Gloucestershire to receive nearly £8,000 compensation Image

Scam victims in Gloucestershire to receive nearly £8,000 compensation

Gloucestershire residents who were the victims of an international mass marketing scam are set to receive compensation.

The Cobalt Christmas Auction is now live Image

The Cobalt Christmas Auction is now live

Gloucestershire businesses have generously supported Cobalt medical charity with donations.

Wilko seeks £30 million cash injection Image

Wilko seeks £30 million cash injection

Discount chain Wilko is in talks to secure a £30 million cash injection as cost pressures intensify in the run-up to Christmas.

Motorists thanked for patience while walking and cycling route is built Image

Motorists thanked for patience while walking and cycling route is built

Work on a new flagship walking and cycling route being built on the B4063 is continuing to make progress.

REACTION: What will the Autumn Statement mean for Gloucestershire? Image

REACTION: What will the Autumn Statement mean for Gloucestershire?

Following yesterday's Autumn Statement, Punchline approached business leaders in Gloucestershire for their reaction, in association with Hazlewoods.

NHS to cure blot on Gloucester's landscape with multi-million pound investment Image

NHS to cure blot on Gloucester's landscape with multi-million pound investment

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital's Tower Block is set to benefit from a multi-million-pound facelift that will transform the city's skyline.

Gloucestershire business to take over park and ride Image

Gloucestershire business to take over park and ride

Following the news that park and ride services at Arle Court are being withdrawn next week, a local company will be taking over.

Business rates burden on warehousing sector branded 'unfair' Image

Business rates burden on warehousing sector branded 'unfair'

Amazon is among the businesses that will be hit the hardest by the Chancellor’s move to increase rates at large distribution centres.

Planned fuel duty increase 'will stifle economy' Image

Planned fuel duty increase 'will stifle economy'

A proposed 23 per cent increase in fuel duty would be a body blow for the logistics industry, according to the business group which represents the sector.

Confusion over ‘saved’ bus services Image

Confusion over ‘saved’ bus services

Following reports last month that Stagecoach West is to cut or change bus services across the county, the county council said it has saved thousands of journeys.

Stroud canal investment to benefit local communities Image

Stroud canal investment to benefit local communities

Stroud district councillors are set to consider allocating extra resource for canal restoration.

Nationwide profits jump 13 per cent Image

Nationwide profits jump 13 per cent

Britain's biggest building society has revealed a jump in profits thanks to higher interest rates.

Cheltenham man attempted to rob five teenagers Image

Cheltenham man attempted to rob five teenagers

A man who attempted to rob five teenagers and also assaulted a man at a bus stop has been sentenced.

Gloucestershire pub features in Christmas music video Image

Gloucestershire pub features in Christmas music video

A pub near Stroud has featured in a Christmas charity single released today.

Family pay tribute to

Family pay tribute to "beautiful, funny, kind" daughter and sister, Emma Potter

The family of a woman whose body was discovered in Stroud have paid tribute to her.

The Chancellor’s going on a tax Hunt Image

The Chancellor’s going on a tax Hunt

How things change in such a small amount of time.

 Green light for multi-million-pound scheme to upgrade the A417 Missing Link in Gloucestershire Image

Green light for multi-million-pound scheme to upgrade the A417 Missing Link in Gloucestershire

Yesterday, the government approved a major road upgrade to the A417 between Gloucester and Swindon.

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