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Appeal for witnesses and information in relation to rape in Stroud Image

Appeal for witnesses and information in relation to rape in Stroud

Police are appealing for information in connection with a serious sexual assault which happened in Stroud over the weekend.

ITV revenues top £1bn Image

ITV revenues top £1bn

ITV's first-quarter revenues went over £1 billion, thanks to a big rise in advertising income.

Police appeal for assault and attempted dog theft in Stonehouse Image

Police appeal for assault and attempted dog theft in Stonehouse

A woman was punched as he tried to steal her dog.

It's time to enter Gloucester 10k Image

It's time to enter Gloucester 10k

Entries are open for this year's Gloucester 10k on June 26, with organisers urging Gloucestershire business people to take part.

Cultured meat - a threat or an opportunity for UK farmers? Image

Cultured meat - a threat or an opportunity for UK farmers?

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is leading a project to test how far cultured meat is a threat for UK farmers.

Gloucestershire-based law firm hits £1bn worth of deals Image

Gloucestershire-based law firm hits £1bn worth of deals

One billion pounds - that's the value of deals secured by Harrison Clark Rickerbys' corporate team in the past year.

Cheltenham business fined Image

Cheltenham business fined

A Cheltenham business has been fined for failing to notify police who was driving a car at the time of an alleged motoring offence.

Tayntons Solicitors expands with three new appointments Image

Tayntons Solicitors expands with three new appointments

Gloucester based Tayntons Solicitors has made appointments in response to an increase in work volume.

Gloucester Rugby seek compensation for cancelled match Image

Gloucester Rugby seek compensation for cancelled match

An independant panel has released its ruling after Warriors claimed they could not field a team for the Kingsholm fixture in March

Gloucestershire housing association reveals record turnover Image

Gloucestershire housing association reveals record turnover

Gloucestershire's largest housing association has reported an 11 per cent increase in its surplus off the back of record turnover after another year of strong financial performance.

Government must act quickly on promises in Queen's Speech Image

Government must act quickly on promises in Queen's Speech

Gloucestershire business leaders have reacted to yesterdays announcement

Cheltenham chippie hooks first PLAICE in Britain's Top Takeaways Image

Cheltenham chippie hooks first PLAICE in Britain's Top Takeaways

Award-winning Gloucestershire fish and chip shop, Simpsons, came first in the new BBC tv show, Britain's Top Takeaways this week.

Luxury Gloucestershire hotel wins eco-award Image

Luxury Gloucestershire hotel wins eco-award

Staff at a luxury hotel in Gloucestershire are celebrating after being awarded a prestigious ‘Environmental Initiative’ accolade.

Ikea to invest £2.6bn on transforming operations Image

Ikea to invest £2.6bn on transforming operations

Furniture and homewares giant Ikea is set to spend £2.6 billion on transforming its stores.

Zara introduces returns charge for customers Image

Zara introduces returns charge for customers

The move is expected to be watched closely by other fashion retailers in the face of soaring return rates

Former Mayor of Fairford denies assault charge Image

Former Mayor of Fairford denies assault charge

A former mayor of Fairford has denied assaulting a man at a pub in the town.

Industrial rental growth accelerates Image

Industrial rental growth accelerates

Take up is 11 per cent above the five year average for first quarter.

Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay to visit Cheltenham Image

Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay to visit Cheltenham

On July 5, Cheltenham will officially welcome the Queen's Baton as part of the 16th official Queen's Baton Relay.

VIDEO: Stroud Brewery celebrates collaboration with celebrity chef Image

VIDEO: Stroud Brewery celebrates collaboration with celebrity chef

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall was at Stroud Brewery last night to celebrate a special new collaboration of organic beers.

Umbro to utilise Versarien's Graphene-Wear™ technology Image

Umbro to utilise Versarien's Graphene-Wear™ technology

Global sportswear brand Umbro will integrate Gloucestershire-based Versarien's Graphene-Wear™ technology into its elite pro-training kit range.

Future looking strong for Renishaw Image

Future looking strong for Renishaw

Gloucestershire-based Renishaw plc saw revenue increase.

Gloucestershire company introduces veg seed treatment plant Image

Gloucestershire company introduces veg seed treatment plant

Agrii, based in Andoversford, is set to launch a vegetable seed enhancement (VSE) facility in the autumn.

Attempted robbery at Gloucester hotel Image

Attempted robbery at Gloucester hotel

He was locked in a room by quick-thinking staff until the police arrived.

£2bn nuclear defence contracts awarded Image

£2bn nuclear defence contracts awarded

The Ministry of Defence has awarded over £2 billion of defence contracts to start the third phase of its submarine nuclear deterrent programme.

Gloucestershire company renews £3million contract with Bristol Airport Image

Gloucestershire company renews £3million contract with Bristol Airport

The contract is to provide baggage screening services.

Morrisons saves McColl’s Image

Morrisons saves McColl’s

Supermarket giant Morrisons has been confirmed as the new owner of convenience chain, McColl’s.

Electric cars drive second-hand sales Image

Electric cars drive second-hand sales

Used car sales are up this year, boosted by a big increase in the number of second-hand electric vehicles on the market.

Gloucester business marks another year of charity campaign Image

Gloucester business marks another year of charity campaign

A garden of gratitude has been planted.

Dursley man jailed for Abbeymead knifepoint robbery Image

Dursley man jailed for Abbeymead knifepoint robbery

This crime featured on episode one of 'Police: Night Shift 999’

Moog announces rise in global sales Image

Moog announces rise in global sales

High tech engineering firm Moog, with a major base in Tewkesbury, has announced a rise in global sales.

'Topping out' event marks progress of Gloucester's £107m digital quarter Image

'Topping out' event marks progress of Gloucester's £107m digital quarter

A topping out ceremony has been held to mark a milestone in the creation of Gloucester’s £107m new digital quarter The Forum.

BorgWarner predicting sales fall will be shortlived Image

BorgWarner predicting sales fall will be shortlived

A technology company with a major base in Gloucestershire has seen sales drop in the first quarter of this year but with the prospect of better things to come.

Two million small business owners suffered mental health decline due to Covid Image

Two million small business owners suffered mental health decline due to Covid

The FSB has called on the government to do more to tackle the problem

Tougher punishments for staff abuse welcomed by Gloucester employer Image

Tougher punishments for staff abuse welcomed by Gloucester employer

Ageas Insurance was amongst those who backed calls last year for the government to do more to protect workers

Furniture retailer acquires online marketplace Image

Furniture retailer acquires online marketplace

Online furniture retailer, Made.com, has acquired online platform Trouva to help grow its marketplace business.

British Chambers of Commerce calls for emergency budget to tackle cost crisis Image

British Chambers of Commerce calls for emergency budget to tackle cost crisis

It said immediate action is needed by the government to prevent a "stranglehold" on economic recovery

Optimum’s legal team grows Image

Optimum’s legal team grows

Two new recruits have joined the legal team at Optimum Professional Services.

Online car retailer ‘may never achieve profitability’ Image

Online car retailer ‘may never achieve profitability’

Online car retailer, Cazoo, has said that it cannot guarantee it will ever achieve a profit.

UK tradespeople see increase in demand for energy efficiency projects  Image

UK tradespeople see increase in demand for energy efficiency projects

A survey of over 1,500 tradespeople across the UK has revealed that the vast majority are optimistic on their near-term prospects.

Arrests made in connection with serious assault in Cheltenham Image

Arrests made in connection with serious assault in Cheltenham

Two men have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation.

Gloucestershire supermarket for sale for £1.5m Image

Gloucestershire supermarket for sale for £1.5m

Following uncertainly over the future of the site in recent years, Lydney Co-op has been put on the market for £1.5m.

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