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Housebuilder set for £195m 725-home development Image

Housebuilder set for £195m 725-home development

Seven hundred and twenty five homes valued at £195 million is how housebuilder has summed up its major plans for land north of Gloucester.

Gloucester drug dealer has made his last deal for 38 months Image

Gloucester drug dealer has made his last deal for 38 months

A Gloucester man has been jailed for the possession of £3,000 worth of crack cocaine with the intent of selling it to users.

Gloucestershire County Council scrutiny committee delivers verdict on closure of Stroud care homes Image

Gloucestershire County Council scrutiny committee delivers verdict on closure of Stroud care homes

The decision was made at a meeting today, after five county councillors challenged the authority's original verdict.

Businessman sentenced for groping customer Image

Businessman sentenced for groping customer

A 63-year-old businessman took advantage of a drunken woman customer and twice groped her left breast while she was in his store, a court was told.

£1m gardening leave package for Superdry boss Image

£1m gardening leave package for Superdry boss

Details of a £1 million severance package for former ceo of Superdry emerge.

Local man suffers serious injuries in Sunday evening collision in Gloucestershire village Image

Local man suffers serious injuries in Sunday evening collision in Gloucestershire village

A 29-year-old man is in a stable condition following emergency surgery at Southmead Hospital after being involved in a traffic collision

Jail for Stroud man who drove through Cheltenham at more than 100 miles per hour Image

Jail for Stroud man who drove through Cheltenham at more than 100 miles per hour

A 21 year old Stroud man took a friend's car without permission and drove dangerously with police in hot pursuit.

Gloucestershire business secures sponsorship deal with Gloucester Rugby Image

Gloucestershire business secures sponsorship deal with Gloucester Rugby

The old Tump End at Kingsholm has a new sponsor for this season, with a Gloucester-based company taking the naming rights.

Housebuilder investing £50million in to projects in Gloucestershire and surrounding area Image

Housebuilder investing £50million in to projects in Gloucestershire and surrounding area

Developments in South Cerney, Cam and Gloucester are on the agenda for Wainhomes.

Decision made on plans to build nine new homes on site of former Double Gloucester pub Image

Decision made on plans to build nine new homes on site of former Double Gloucester pub

Cape Homes have already built 21 new homes on the Cheltenham Road site and now plans for nine more have been decided.

Teenage boys receive lengthy sentences for Gloucester stabbing Image

Teenage boys receive lengthy sentences for Gloucester stabbing

The armed attack took place in Juniper Avenue in Matson in November 2018 and involved two teenage boys.

Apply for you key export number ahead of Brexit, businesses urged Image

Apply for you key export number ahead of Brexit, businesses urged

Companies from Gloucestershire that export to Europe are being urged to take action as the prospect of a no-deal Brexit looms larger.

England football legend supports Gloucestershire charity Image

England football legend supports Gloucestershire charity

One of the greats of English football was the guest of honour at a special series of events organised by Gloucestershire charity Goals Beyond Grass.

Fancy a dinner cooked by Phil Vickery and served by Gloucester Rugby stars? Image

Fancy a dinner cooked by Phil Vickery and served by Gloucester Rugby stars?

Dinner cooked by a Gloucester Rugby and England World Cup winning legend who turned into a Celebrity Masterchef is the top prize at a Gloucestershire charity auction.

Family-owned business sees turnover rise to £40m-plus Image

Family-owned business sees turnover rise to £40m-plus

More than 150 years in business has not dimmed the ambition behind one of the county’s longest running businesses, which has seen its turnover rise by 16 per cent.

Nearly fifty businesses interested in buying Gloucester Docks warehouses Image

Nearly fifty businesses interested in buying Gloucester Docks warehouses

Interest from potential buyers in three historic warehouses for sale at Gloucester Docks is believed to have been rife.

Elon Musk and a billionaire Gloucestershire inventor set to work together – or are they? Image

Elon Musk and a billionaire Gloucestershire inventor set to work together – or are they?

Technology being developed by one of the world’s highest profile businessmen to link computers and artificial intelligence to the brain has the attention of a county entrepreneur.

New store set to open on site of Gloucester's former Poundworld store Image

New store set to open on site of Gloucester's former Poundworld store

The former Poundworld store on Eastgate Street has got a new occupier.

Gloucester entrepreneur starts business to tackle one of life's great problems Image

Gloucester entrepreneur starts business to tackle one of life's great problems

A Gloucester-based entrepreneur has launched a business that aims to solve one of life’s great issues: Parking.

Is Lidl coming to Lydney? Plans for 'discount foodstore' submitted for site on the outskirts of town Image

Is Lidl coming to Lydney? Plans for 'discount foodstore' submitted for site on the outskirts of town

Lydney could be about to get its own branch of Lidl or Aldi if plans submitted to the Forest of Dean District Council come into fruition.

Gin created by Gloucestershire distillery is declared one of the tastiest in the world Image

Gin created by Gloucestershire distillery is declared one of the tastiest in the world

A gin created Gloucestershire distillery has been declared one of the tastiest drinks in the world.

Woman suffers serious head injuries in traffic collision in picturesque Gloucestershire village Image

Woman suffers serious head injuries in traffic collision in picturesque Gloucestershire village

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in a picturesque Gloucestershire village which saw a woman airlifted to hospital in Oxford for surgery on head injuries.

The July edition of Punchline Magazine  Image

The July edition of Punchline Magazine

Gloucester's renaissance is celebrated in the latest edition of Punchline Magazine

UK economy shrinks in second quarter Image

UK economy shrinks in second quarter

Before the figures get pulled into the Brexit saga and lost forever, let us tell you that the UK economy shrank in the last quarter.

Drive slowly this weekend as Gloucestershire's speed camera locations have been revealed Image

Drive slowly this weekend as Gloucestershire's speed camera locations have been revealed

If you're heading out around the county this weekend, remember these locations.

Versarien clarifies Chinese expansion plans Image

Versarien clarifies Chinese expansion plans

Advanced materials engineering business Versarien has clarified expansion plans for its graphene business in China.

Business expert: Permitted development and regeneration in Gloucester Image

Business expert: Permitted development and regeneration in Gloucester

The Government hopes that some of the recent changes to Permitted Development (‘PD’) rights will assist in the revitalisation of the more neglected parts of our town centres.

Police reveal details of man killed on the M5 Motorway and renew appeal for information Image

Police reveal details of man killed on the M5 Motorway and renew appeal for information

The force say that the car's headlights were damaged in the collision so the car was undetected until dawn.

University walks with the farming community at Pride parade Image

University walks with the farming community at Pride parade

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) joined members of the farming community at the 2019 Brighton Pride parade, walking alongside a tractor resplendent in rainbow colours.

Cannabis farm found at abandoned Gloucester nightclub KCs Image

Cannabis farm found at abandoned Gloucester nightclub KCs

A 300-plant cannabis farm has been discovered in one of Gloucester’s favourite former nightspots

Julian Dunkerton buys 50,000 of Superdry shares - and sees wealth grow by nearly £4m in two days Image

Julian Dunkerton buys 50,000 of Superdry shares - and sees wealth grow by nearly £4m in two days

City watchers are reporting that Cheltenham-based businessman Julian Dunkerton has invested further in the fashion business he is now back running.

M5 motorway opens against nine hours after closure to investigate fatal collision Image

M5 motorway opens against nine hours after closure to investigate fatal collision

An overnight fatality on the M5 motorway in Gloucestershire caused the southbound carriageway to be closed for the busy morning commute.

All aboard! New heritage railway set to open in Gloucestershire Image

All aboard! New heritage railway set to open in Gloucestershire

A new heritage railway could soon be steaming in to action in the south of Gloucestershire.

Fans of Cheltenham Town and Leicester City help Nathan get his wheels Image

Fans of Cheltenham Town and Leicester City help Nathan get his wheels

The generosity of the football family has helped Gloucester’s Nathan Mattick fund his new £9,000 electric wheelchair.

VIDEO: Masterplan that helped kickstart the regeneration of Blackfriars Image

VIDEO: Masterplan that helped kickstart the regeneration of Blackfriars

Ten years after the major push to regenerate Gloucester began the firm which laid down the masterplan which attracted in millions of pounds has spoken about its involvement.

Key appointment made by Gloucester-based design architects Image

Key appointment made by Gloucester-based design architects

A Gloucester architectural firm have made a key appointment to its commercial, leisure and lifestyle team.

The Inside Line: A new section of Punchline - written by business for business Image

The Inside Line: A new section of Punchline - written by business for business

Punchline-Gloucester.com is getting bigger and better – and now you can be part of the action.

Insurance firm boss’s head injury leads to charity donation Image

Insurance firm boss’s head injury leads to charity donation

If he'd realised that taking action when witnessing an assault would change his life, then John Lumley might have thought twice.

Adidas earn their stripes with a significant increase in revenue Image

Adidas earn their stripes with a significant increase in revenue

Sportswear giant Adidas have reported a growth in sales of five per cent for the first six months of 2019 taking revenues to €5.5 billion.

Roadworks set to begin on busy Cheltenham road have been delayed due to M5 crash Image

Roadworks set to begin on busy Cheltenham road have been delayed due to M5 crash

Roadworks that were due to start on a busy Cheltenham roundabout have been delayed while diversion’s remain in place following a fatal collision on the M5 motorway.

Warning: Gloucestershire's mobile speed camera locations revealed Image

Warning: Gloucestershire's mobile speed camera locations revealed

As schools have broken up and families embark on their travels around the UK and abroad, drivers are being alerted to the location of mobile speed cameras throughout the county.

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