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John Lewis and Waitrose partners go to great strides to support local hospice Image

John Lewis and Waitrose partners go to great strides to support local hospice

Retail staff at the Cheltenham stores will be putting in the miles to help raise vital funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice who helped care for a friend and colleague.

Warning over fake Council Tax letter and email Image

Warning over fake Council Tax letter and email

Residents are being warned to be on their guard against a scam offering a reduction in Council Tax as part of the Government's response to COVID-19.

Iceland: Be transparent about plastic Image

Iceland: Be transparent about plastic

Frozen food specialist Iceland has called on fellow retailers to be more transparent about their use of plastic packaging.

Royal Agricultural University celebrates landmark at a distance Image

Royal Agricultural University celebrates landmark at a distance

Freshers enjoyed a shared of a birthday cake as The Royal Agricultural University has celebrated its 175th anniversary.

Sentence for Gloucester woman who stole almost £112,000 from employer Image

Sentence for Gloucester woman who stole almost £112,000 from employer

A woman who fleeced her employers out of almost £112,000 and squandered the money has been sentenced.

St Modwen to deliver development programme across South West and Wales Image

St Modwen to deliver development programme across South West and Wales

Industrial developer St Modwen has launched its latest industrial and logistics development phases as part of plans to deliver around 1.5 million sq ft of high-quality space in 2021.

Helping hand earns place on awards shortlist Image

Helping hand earns place on awards shortlist

Hazlewoods' reaction to help businesses cope with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic has earned a nomination for a top award.

High Court rules on Ecclesiastical's coronavirus test case Image

High Court rules on Ecclesiastical's coronavirus test case

The High Court has ruled some business interruption policies should have seen payouts from insurers to cover losses caused by the coronavirus lockdown - but Ecclesiastical's policies are not among them.

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Business rates bill could be "last straw for thousands of pubs"

A huge number of pubs could be forced to close for good if they are hit by an £800million business rates bill.

Gloucestershire finds space among rental hotspots Image

Gloucestershire finds space among rental hotspots

Gloucester and Cirencester are among the fastest-rising destinations searched for by renters as they look outside London and other major cities.

TK Maxx: Bigger than Topshop Image

TK Maxx: Bigger than Topshop

TK Maxx has taken over from Arcadia’s Topshop as the UK’s sixth-largest fashion group.

New clothes among top lockdown purchases Image

New clothes among top lockdown purchases

We might not have had anywhere to go, but that didn't stop Brits from splashing out on new clothes during lockdown.

Demand for furniture creates extra jobs Image

Demand for furniture creates extra jobs

Furniture retailer ScS has created 300 new jobs thanks to a surge in demand for furniture over the last few months.

Tewkesbury man caught twice in three months driving under the influence of drugs Image

Tewkesbury man caught twice in three months driving under the influence of drugs

A 38 year old man was caught twice in three months driving with a cocktail of illegal drugs in his body.

Gloucester heart charity finds furry way to raise awareness Image

Gloucester heart charity finds furry way to raise awareness

If you go down to the woods in Gloucester - or anywhere in the city for that matter - you are sure of a big surprise.

Purchase of care sector businesses increases 58 per cent during lockdown Image

Purchase of care sector businesses increases 58 per cent during lockdown

Christie & Co has launched the first edition of its Buyer Registration Index, an analysis of website registrations which indicates buyer sentiment across all eight of its industry sectors.

Free 20-minute parking bays introduced across the Cotswolds Image

Free 20-minute parking bays introduced across the Cotswolds

Cotswold District Council has created 12 free 20-minute spaces at car parks in Moreton-in-Marsh, Tetbury and Cirencester to support local visitors.

Police recruitment drive attracts more than 100,000 applications Image

Police recruitment drive attracts more than 100,000 applications

A drive to recruits 20,000 new police officers has seen more than 100,000 applications across the first year.

Minister pops in to view £2m construction skills centre Image

Minister pops in to view £2m construction skills centre

The site of an innovative Gloucestershire project for training the next generation of talent in the construction industry has received a ministerial visit.

Painswick hotel sells for £1.1million Image

Painswick hotel sells for £1.1million

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has announced the sale of Cardynham House in Painswick.

Doubling size of HQ will allow Gloucestershire business to increase workforce Image

Doubling size of HQ will allow Gloucestershire business to increase workforce

Plans have been submitted to Stroud District Council for a 52,000sq ft expansion to the Stonehouse headquarters of Sartorius Stedim Lab Ltd.

Harry Potter star is face of Superdry campaign Image

Harry Potter star is face of Superdry campaign

Superdry has turned to the actor who played the young Lord Voldemort to front its latest collection.

Fresh initiative to keep Cheltenham moving Image

Fresh initiative to keep Cheltenham moving

Cheltenham has launched a new campaign to encourage business growth and investment in the town.

Driver dies in early-morning M5 collision Image

Driver dies in early-morning M5 collision

A lorry driver died in a collision between two trucks which closed part of the M5 between Cheltenham and Tewkesbury yesterday.

Redundancies threaten to outstrip previous recession Image

Redundancies threaten to outstrip previous recession

Job losses across the UK are on course to more than double the number during the worst stretch of the last recession during the financial crisis.

No entry to pub ahead of assault sentencing Image

No entry to pub ahead of assault sentencing

A man has been barred from entering The Regal pub in Gloucester while he awaits sentence for assault.

Moreton-in-Marsh appeal for witnesses to serious collision Image

Moreton-in-Marsh appeal for witnesses to serious collision

Officers are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision which took place on the A429 near Moreton-in-Marsh.

Farms go virtual to harvest fresh interest Image

Farms go virtual to harvest fresh interest

Food and biodiversity will be at the heart of LEAF's two-day virtual Open Farm Sunday event this weekend.

Cheltenham marks the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain Image

Cheltenham marks the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Cheltenham will be commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain on September 20.

Online shopping shows signs of slowing Image

Online shopping shows signs of slowing

The surge in online sales has slowed as shoppers slowly return to more traditional venues.

Work preventing the spread of ash dieback Image

Work preventing the spread of ash dieback

Highway crews are carrying out essential work around the county to reduce the risk of falling trees, by removing trees infected with ash dieback.

Five men arrested following burglary in Cheltenham Image

Five men arrested following burglary in Cheltenham

Five men were arrested in connection with a burglary in Cheltenham on Thursday following a co-ordinated team effort by Gloucestershire Constabulary.

Glos Lift Off: Support is out there for young people and businesses Image

Glos Lift Off: Support is out there for young people and businesses

In her keynote address to Glos Lift Off jobs, skills and apprenticeships event at Kingsholm, Mims Davies MP, minister for employment talked about the new opportunities for economic recovery.

Minister launches Gloucestershire College cyber apprenticeship Image

Minister launches Gloucestershire College cyber apprenticeship

Apprenticeship and Skills Minister Gillian Keegan has launched Gloucestershire College's cyber security degree apprenticeship.

Demand for £3k recovery grants set to outstrip demand Image

Demand for £3k recovery grants set to outstrip demand

Gloucestershire Growth Hub has been allocated more than £460,000 in SME Recovery Grants.

Continental Street Market hits trade say regulars Image

Continental Street Market hits trade say regulars

A market which took the centre of Gloucester by surprise has hit trade for the city’s regular retailers for the second time.

BPE strengthens team with new recruits Image

BPE strengthens team with new recruits

BPE Solicitors has strengthened its private client team with the recruitment of three additional lawyers during the coronavirus pandemic.

MPs call for targeted extension of furlough scheme Image

MPs call for targeted extension of furlough scheme

The Government has again been urged to consider extending the furlough scheme for specific parts of the economy.

Economy grows by 6.6 per cent in July Image

Economy grows by 6.6 per cent in July

The UK economy grew for the third successive month during July - but remains well below the levels it hit before the coronavirus pandemic.

Clocking up the miles in a hurry for hospice Image

Clocking up the miles in a hurry for hospice

Two trustees from Longfield Community Hospice are walking the Cotswold Way to raise much-needed funds for patients and families across Gloucestershire.

VIDEO Glos Lift Off: Digital silver lining on jobs horizon Image

VIDEO Glos Lift Off: Digital silver lining on jobs horizon

Cyber and digital innovation is ensuring there is some brightness for Gloucestershire amid the economic gloom from coronavirus, according to Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk.

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