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Cheltenham supermarket sold in £60m-plus deal Image

Cheltenham supermarket sold in £60m-plus deal

One of Gloucestershire's biggest supermarkets has been sold by Colliers International on behalf of Legal & General.

Superdry reveals its plans for chief executive  Image

Superdry reveals its plans for chief executive

Whether it is a case of needs must, be careful what you wish for or simply being too good to be allowed to leave – Superdry’s board has made it clear its view for Julian Dunkerton as CEO.

Divine images shed light on Ecclesiastical’s new headquarters Image

Divine images shed light on Ecclesiastical’s new headquarters

It’s no secret that one of Gloucester’s biggest private employers is moving out of the city centre to new headquarters – but how that work is progressing is another thing.

Chancellor to give first budget six days after Britain leaves the EU Image

Chancellor to give first budget six days after Britain leaves the EU

There will be a budget just six days after Brexit Day, if the UK leaves the European Union on October 31.

New Cotswold salon Blossoms for ex-RAF and body fitness athlete Image

New Cotswold salon Blossoms for ex-RAF and body fitness athlete

An unusual career path is one way of describing the journey to opening her own business for a new salon owner in the Cotswolds.

Wealthy widow who cheated council out of £52,000 walks free from court Image

Wealthy widow who cheated council out of £52,000 walks free from court

A wealthy widow cheated a council out of £52,000 in benefits when she had more than half a million pounds in the bank.

Knife-wielding man threatened to kill two women Image

Knife-wielding man threatened to kill two women

A disturbed 37-year-old man terrified two female Community Police Support Officers and threatened to kill them.

Meet the Punchline team at tomorrow’s Gloucestershire business conference Image

Meet the Punchline team at tomorrow’s Gloucestershire business conference

Visitors to this week’s key business event – the Growing Gloucestershire Conference – have to chance to mix not just with county business people, but the team from this very website.

Gloucester bus station rebuild nominated for National Travel Award Image

Gloucester bus station rebuild nominated for National Travel Award

The £7.5million transformation of Glouceter's Bus Station in to a Transport Hub, could net the City Council and Stagecoach West a prestigious award.

Council service wins national volunteering award Image

Council service wins national volunteering award

Gloucestershire Archives has been recognised nationally for outstanding work involving volunteers.

Ikea looking to buy in-town shopping centres - is that good news for Gloucestershire? Image

Ikea looking to buy in-town shopping centres - is that good news for Gloucestershire?

Ikea could be about to revolutionise its store portfolio and come to the aid of ailing High Streets and town centre retail areas, according to reports.

Gloucestershire clothing company to let birdsong sing for RSPB day of action Image

Gloucestershire clothing company to let birdsong sing for RSPB day of action

Tewkesbury-based clothing brand Weird Fish have signed up to support the RSPB’s Let Nature Sing Day.

VIDEO: Inside the stunning new offices that are Gloucestershire's best place to work Image

VIDEO: Inside the stunning new offices that are Gloucestershire's best place to work

Punchline takes a tour of the Sanctus Group offices in Gloucester - officially the best place in Gloucestershire to work

Plans lodged to turn vacant Cheltenham factory site into 14-unit business park Image

Plans lodged to turn vacant Cheltenham factory site into 14-unit business park

The plans would see the transformation of the former Vibixa packaging factory on the Kingsditch Industrial estate

Secure your tickets for the Growing Gloucestershire Conference Image

Secure your tickets for the Growing Gloucestershire Conference

The 2019 Growing Gloucestershire Conference takes place on Tuesday, October 15 at the Pittville Pump Rooms in Cheltenham.

New wine shop is just the tipple for Cirencester Image

New wine shop is just the tipple for Cirencester

Cirencester has an independent wine retailer once again.

Construction firm secures tender to transform county garage sites Image

Construction firm secures tender to transform county garage sites

The construction firm is delighted to have won a competitive tender to build the new affordable properties.

Tunnelling under River Severn will start from Monday Image

Tunnelling under River Severn will start from Monday

An engineering firm from Gloucestershire is at the heart of a little-known project to tunnel under the River Severn – beginning on Monday (October 14).

Oprah Winfrey a big fan of Matson thanks to Gloucester boy's £32.50 portion of fish and chips Image

Oprah Winfrey a big fan of Matson thanks to Gloucester boy's £32.50 portion of fish and chips

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge has revealed that Oprah Winfrey is a big fan of Matson...

250-year-old pub could become houses Image

250-year-old pub could become houses

A 250-year-old former public house in a Gloucestershire village could be converted into new homes.

Gloucestershire Business of the Year Award is the perfect birthday present for EESI Group Image

Gloucestershire Business of the Year Award is the perfect birthday present for EESI Group

EESI Group received the perfect 25th birthday present last night when they were crowned the Randall and Payne Business of the Year at the annual Gloucestershire Live Business Awards.

Waste collectors are being put in danger by reckless drivers, Gloucestershire local authority warns Image

Waste collectors are being put in danger by reckless drivers, Gloucestershire local authority warns

"It's only a matter of time until someone gets hurt" warn Cotswold District Council after an increase in dangerous driving around waste collections.

Guardians hit the road in new emergency vehicle thanks to Cheltenham BID Image

Guardians hit the road in new emergency vehicle thanks to Cheltenham BID

Cheltenham BID is working with Cheltenham Guardians to make the town centre a safer place.

Gloucester Rugby legend Phil Vickery cracks Australia... again Image

Gloucester Rugby legend Phil Vickery cracks Australia... again

Breaking Australia was one of the main aims Phil Vickery had during his sparkling rugby career, and now he looks set to follow suit in his post-playing exploits.

Release you inner Ninja Warrior at new Gloucester adventure business Image

Release you inner Ninja Warrior at new Gloucester adventure business

A new business is challenging all ages to stop through its doors and take on an assault course inspired by the ITV hit game show Ninja Warrior UK.

Offices built from shipping containers next to Cheltenham Minster a step closer to being reality Image

Offices built from shipping containers next to Cheltenham Minster a step closer to being reality

The offices made out of shipping containers that have been proposed for a site next to Cheltenham’s historic Minster have moved a step closer to becoming a reality.

Fears for future of Gloucestershire pubs after chain is sold in £4billion deal Image

Fears for future of Gloucestershire pubs after chain is sold in £4billion deal

The future of 3,000 pubs across Britain – including some prime Gloucestershire watering holes – appears uncertain after a brewing giant was sold to an overseas billionaire.

Leading businesswomen gather at Gloucester Quays Image

Leading businesswomen gather at Gloucester Quays

It was the first event of what is hoped will become a regular fixture on the business networking calendar for Gloucestershire women – and it proved an instant hit.

Recession fears eased as UK GDP rises in third quarter of 2019 Image

Recession fears eased as UK GDP rises in third quarter of 2019

The UK economy recorded growth in the three months to the end of August, easing fears of the economy going into recession.

Crafty folk from Stroud  to feature in Five Valleys' Festive market - alongside Santa... in a yurt Image

Crafty folk from Stroud to feature in Five Valleys' Festive market - alongside Santa... in a yurt

Crafty folk from in and around Stroud are being invited to take part in a series of weekend Festive Markets throughout November and December at the Five Valleys shopping centre.

£50million present from lenders will help Debenhams get through the Christmas period Image

£50million present from lenders will help Debenhams get through the Christmas period

£50million loan from its lenders will help Debenhams get through the busy Christmas period, the high street giant has announced.

Cotswold convenience store sold to new owners  Image

Cotswold convenience store sold to new owners

The SPAR convenience store has been sold on behalf of Sam Storer, by specialist business property advisers Christie & Co.

Firm builds 11 per cent increase in turnover to £70m-plus Image

Firm builds 11 per cent increase in turnover to £70m-plus

Turnover increased to £72 million over the last year for one of Gloucestershire’s best-known construction firms.

Gloucester MP receives overwhelming response from residents to proposed Whaddon development Image

Gloucester MP receives overwhelming response from residents to proposed Whaddon development

Plans to build a major new housing development – and a secondary school – south of Gloucester have received an overwhelming negative response in a petition arranged by the city’s MP.

Major manufacturer reduces greenhouse gases by near 70 per cent Image

Major manufacturer reduces greenhouse gases by near 70 per cent

Profit and turnover usually grab the attention in company accounts, with the exception of one of Cheltenham’s biggest private employers.

Versarien secures ‘hot’ deal with Spanish firm Image

Versarien secures ‘hot’ deal with Spanish firm

Advanced materials manufacturer Versarien Plc has announced it has signed a deal which will put it right in the heat of the action in Spain.

Buyer found for Thomas Cook retail outlets with new owners set to reopen stores Image

Buyer found for Thomas Cook retail outlets with new owners set to reopen stores

The 555 shops that closed because of the collapse of Thomas Cook could be reopened after they were sold to a rival travel company.

'It's a good start' - Gloucestershire MPs on confirmed number of new police officers Image

'It's a good start' - Gloucestershire MPs on confirmed number of new police officers

The Home Office has confirmed how many new police officers Gloucestershire will be getting in the first round of recruitment as the government bids to add 20,000 new bobbies to the beat.

Gloucester offices on the market after refurbishment Image

Gloucester offices on the market after refurbishment

The Pure Offices in Waterwells Business Park have just been given a complete refurbishment and are on the market to prospective tenants.

Gloucestershire University crowned Enterprising Learning Provider of the Year Image

Gloucestershire University crowned Enterprising Learning Provider of the Year

The Royal Agricultural University has taken the title of Enterprising Learning Provider of the Year at a prestigious national awards ceremony.

Volunteer board members sought to shape the future of landmark Gloucester site Image

Volunteer board members sought to shape the future of landmark Gloucester site

The trust that runs one of Gloucester’s historic gems is looking for fresh blood and fresh ideas who are capable of turning it into a thriving 21st century operation.

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