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100 jobs to go at university? Image

100 jobs to go at university?

The University of Gloucestershire is considering laying off around 100 staff to save money, according to reports.

Historic tea and coffee house for sale Image

Historic tea and coffee house for sale

The café, based in one of the few surviving timber-framed buildings left in the city.

Multi-million pound JCB order for builder’s merchant Image

Multi-million pound JCB order for builder’s merchant

Travis Perkins, one of the UK’s largest builder’s merchants, has invested in 500 new JCBs worth more than £7 million for its Tool Hire division.

No park and ride for Cirencester Image

No park and ride for Cirencester

There will be no park and ride scheme for Cirencester, after Cotswold District Council’s Cirencester Parking Project concluded that it would generate increased traffic and pollution.

Three Gloucestershire councils saluted for work with SMEs Image

Three Gloucestershire councils saluted for work with SMEs

Three Gloucestershire councils won awards for the work they have done to help local small businesses at a special presentation event organised by FSB.

Forest of Dean commuter route to close for resurfacing Image

Forest of Dean commuter route to close for resurfacing

County council highways crews will soon begin road improvement work in the Forest of Dean.

Violent drug dealer re-captured Image

Violent drug dealer re-captured

A violent drug dealer who went on the run from Gloucester crown court last month has been jailed.

Cheltenham MP hosts national cyber security event in Parliament Image

Cheltenham MP hosts national cyber security event in Parliament

Cheltenham's MP, Alex Chalk, has hosted an event in Parliament to raise awareness of the key work of the National Cyber Security Centre and its parent organisation GCHQ.

Convenience store chain shares tumble Image

Convenience store chain shares tumble

Shares in McColl's have lost almost a third of their value, after the convenience store chain issued a profit warning following supply chain disruption.

UK manufacturing beating EU Image

UK manufacturing beating EU

Growth in Britain’s manufacturing sector is outpacing every other major European nation, according to the latest figures.

Appeal for witnesses after two officers assaulted in Stroud Image

Appeal for witnesses after two officers assaulted in Stroud

Police in Stroud are appealing for witnesses after an assault on two officers yesterday afternoon (Monday, December 3).

Lucky Onion is behind top Cheltenham restaurant’s relocation plans Image

Lucky Onion is behind top Cheltenham restaurant’s relocation plans

A move to a new premises is on the menu for one of Cheltenham’s top restaurants.

Man banned from 60+ Cheltenham businesses Image

Man banned from 60+ Cheltenham businesses

A man has received an Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction order preventing him from entering 62 premises.

Sale nets Gloucestershire business £50-million-plus windfall Image

Sale nets Gloucestershire business £50-million-plus windfall

One of Gloucestershire’s biggest employers has sold off part of its business - and pocketed a cool £52.3 million.

Business expert: Delivering profitable growth Image

Business expert: Delivering profitable growth

I often get asked how do I grow my business and how can I find the time to make change.

Axe hangs over jobs as tourist information centre faces closure Image

Axe hangs over jobs as tourist information centre faces closure

Businesses in a Cotswold market town are watching closely as proposals to close its tourist information centre come up for discussion this week.

Puppy farmer jailed Image

Puppy farmer jailed

A 34 year old father of three who ran a puppy farm and conned customers into thinking they were buying family raised pets has been jailed.

County council supports bid to help stamp out modern slavery  Image

County council supports bid to help stamp out modern slavery

Gloucestershire County Council will hold to account everyone they do business with, old or new, in a bid to stamp out modern slavery in the wider workforce.

Stop show-boating and back Brexit deal urges businessman Image

Stop show-boating and back Brexit deal urges businessman

As Parliament stands ready to begin a week-long debate over the Government’s Brexit deal MPs are being urged to get behind the Prime Minister for the good of business.

Montpellier Lodge to re-open Image

Montpellier Lodge to re-open

After its sudden closer earlier this year, Montpellier Gardens Lodge located near The Ivy in Cheltenham looks like it could reopen.

Winners of the Believe in Gloucester Awards 2018 Image

Winners of the Believe in Gloucester Awards 2018

For those who work tirelessly away at what they do, wondering whether anyone ever notices, the Believe in Gloucester Awards answer the question – with bells and whistles on.

Business expert: Is there any such thing as a simple commercial property lease? Image

Business expert: Is there any such thing as a simple commercial property lease?

The main problem with a lease is that if something goes wrong it can do so spectacularly.

Online estate agent to call in administrators  Image

Online estate agent to call in administrators

Online estate agent Emoov is preparing to call in administrators in a final attempt to save its business.

Rail fares to rise by 3.1% in New Year Image

Rail fares to rise by 3.1% in New Year

There's more misery on the cards for rail commuters as they will have to pay an average of 3.1% more for rail tickets from January 2.

GCHQ doesn’t always tell companies about vulnerable software Image

GCHQ doesn’t always tell companies about vulnerable software

The government's intelligence and security organisation has made its decision-making process public for the first time, and said said it doesn't always tell companies if their software is vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Cheltenham lawyers win law firm of the year Image

Cheltenham lawyers win law firm of the year

A firm of Cheltenham lawyers is celebrating winning four out of seven gongs at the Gloucestershire and Wiltshire Law Society Awards.

Tax evasion and 'extremely serious offences' leaves traders facing jail Image

Tax evasion and 'extremely serious offences' leaves traders facing jail

Two men believed to be part of a gang trading illegal goods in Gloucester and the Manchester area are facing jail after a HMRC sting.

Retired police inspector guilty of gross misconduct Image

Retired police inspector guilty of gross misconduct

A lazy police inspector could not be bothered to carry out checks on detainees in the cells so he filled out paperwork saying they were 'sleeping'

Free parking to support Gloucester’s small businesses Image

Free parking to support Gloucester’s small businesses

Small Business Saturday is upon us and traders in Gloucester have received an added boost with the city council offering free parking to shoppers.

Robbery at Gloucester trading estate Image

Robbery at Gloucester trading estate

Officers are appealing for witnesses to a robbery on a trading estate in Gloucester earlier this week.

Kier looks to shareholders to raise capital Image

Kier looks to shareholders to raise capital

Construction firm, Kier, is launching a rights issue in a bid to raise £264m to pay down debts.

Raiders force popular family firm out of business Image

Raiders force popular family firm out of business

Raiders who targeted a Cotswold high performance cycling business – making off with tens of thousands of pounds worth of stock – have spelt the end for the family firm.

Hold your horses - councillors fight police chief's bid to take control of fire service Image

Hold your horses - councillors fight police chief's bid to take control of fire service

County councillors have voted to oppose proposals by Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner to take control of the county fire service.

Witness appeal following fatal collision Image

Witness appeal following fatal collision

A man has died following a collision in Gloucester this morning.

VIDEO: Developer begins promotion of near million sq ft business park creating 1,250 jobs Image

VIDEO: Developer begins promotion of near million sq ft business park creating 1,250 jobs

The developer behind the 60-acre near one million square foot business park off the M5 motorway in Gloucestershire has begun promoting the scheme with video.

Cotswold care development site sold Image

Cotswold care development site sold

A care development site in Moreton-in-Marsh has been sold.

Raise money for local charities with the Santa Fun Run Image

Raise money for local charities with the Santa Fun Run

It’s not too late to enter the Santa Fun Run at Gloucester Park next Saturday (8th December).

Food glorious food! Producers get the chance for new investment - VIDEO Image

Food glorious food! Producers get the chance for new investment - VIDEO

More than 100 food and drink producers flocked to a special event which gave them the opportunity for new investment and store listing.

Ikea: Profit drop is ‘part of the plan’ Image

Ikea: Profit drop is ‘part of the plan’

Everyone’s favourite flatpack furniture retailer has seen profits fall by £890 million over the last year, as it uses funds to transform its business.

Curry Club welcomes charity supporting people battling cancer - VIDEO Image

Curry Club welcomes charity supporting people battling cancer - VIDEO

The vital work of Maggie's, the charity supporting people with cancer, was the hot topic at the latest Tayntons Curry Club.

Popular Cotswold pub is up for sale for £850,000 Image

Popular Cotswold pub is up for sale for £850,000

A stylish village pub in the heart of the Cotswolds has been put on the market.

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