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Major road through Gloucestershire closing for three-week stint of roadworks TONIGHT Image

Major road through Gloucestershire closing for three-week stint of roadworks TONIGHT

One of the busiest roads in the north of Gloucestershire will be closed overnight for more than three weeks from this evening.

Housebuilder with Gloucestershire base report record half-year profits and bid £1billion for rival Image

Housebuilder with Gloucestershire base report record half-year profits and bid £1billion for rival

Housebuilder Bovis have reported record profits before tax of £72.4million for the six months to June 2019 and have reopened their bid to buy Galliford Try for in excess of £1billion.

Architects reveal designs on growth Image

Architects reveal designs on growth

An architectural practice has revealed its grand designs for growth after relocating from to new headquarters in Gloucestershire.

Hats off to Beards – building work completed at Heritage Hub Image

Hats off to Beards – building work completed at Heritage Hub

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub played host to a garden party at the weekend to celebrate the end of the refurbishment work, thanks to Beards Construction, who took over the build earlier this year.

New image released of Cheltenham High Street attack Image

New image released of Cheltenham High Street attack

Police investigating an assault in Cheltenham town centre have issued a CCTV image of two more men they would like to speak to.

Let's talk about suicide prevention Image

Let's talk about suicide prevention

On World Suicide Prevention Day today (10th September), Gloucestershire Suicide Prevention Partnership (GSPP) is launching an incentive to get as many people as possible to complete free online training that could help prevent a suicide.

Profits soar at sports fashion retailer Image

Profits soar at sports fashion retailer

JD Sports has defied tough trading conditions on the high street, with a big increase in like-for like-sales and a significant jump in profits.

Building site targeted by thieves Image

Building site targeted by thieves

Officers are appealing for witnesses after burglars targeted a building site in the Cotswolds.

Profits plunge at fast fashion retailer Image

Profits plunge at fast fashion retailer

Fashion retailer H&M has seen a massive drop in profits in the UK, but said the business has performed well in the light of tough trading conditions affecting the retail industry as a whole.

130 jobs saved after £20m turnover firm rescued from administration Image

130 jobs saved after £20m turnover firm rescued from administration

Jobs at a Gloucester firm with 130-plus staff and a £20 million turnover look to be safe after it was rescued from administration one a competitor.

Burgers are being flipped and bacon is being added to milkshakes as Gloucester's Five Guys opens Image

Burgers are being flipped and bacon is being added to milkshakes as Gloucester's Five Guys opens

The burgers have hit the grill, the fryers are churning out chips and fast-food lovers are deciding whether they want bacon in their milkshakes as Five Guys opens its doors at Gloucester Quays.

Gloucester businessman wins £25,000 BMW by registering first ever hole in one Image

Gloucester businessman wins £25,000 BMW by registering first ever hole in one

Chris Brown claimed a sparkling new BMW by scoring an ace at the Nelson Trust Golf Day

Gloucester's former Next store will become a gym despite local council objections  Image

Gloucester's former Next store will become a gym despite local council objections

Plans to turn the former Next superstore in Quedgeley in to a gym have been approved, despite objections being raised by councillors worried about the lack of jobs being created at the site.

Top GCHQ spy to head-up ‘cyber SAS’ Image

Top GCHQ spy to head-up ‘cyber SAS’

An Oxbridge graduate who has worked her way up the ranks of GCHQ has been chosen to lead the UK’s offensive cyber operations.

Six men charged with drug cultivation following raid on 'significant' Gloucester cannabis farm Image

Six men charged with drug cultivation following raid on 'significant' Gloucester cannabis farm

The six men were due to appear before magistrates in Cheltenham after being remanded in custody following the raid on Thursday.

Construction firm builds for the future with new appointments Image

Construction firm builds for the future with new appointments

A family-run construction firm is very much building for the future – with four new appointments.

'All the police had to do was show up and wait' to catch Gloucester Park drug dealer Image

'All the police had to do was show up and wait' to catch Gloucester Park drug dealer

A drug dealer has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for selling heroin and cocaine in Gloucester Park.

New Primark stores help buck retail trend Image

New Primark stores help buck retail trend

Discount fashion retailer Primark is on course to report annual sales and profit growth, despite the consumer confidence crisis which continues to plague the high street.

Lloyds hit by big bill for late PPI claims Image

Lloyds hit by big bill for late PPI claims

Lloyds Banking Group is facing an extra bill of up to £1.8bn to cover a late rush on PPI claims.

120 staff enter consultation at Renishaw Image

120 staff enter consultation at Renishaw

One hundred and twenty staff at engineering giant Renishaw have entered consultant after the Gloucestershire firm revealed proposals to close one of its sites.

Historic Cotswold pub could be demolished Image

Historic Cotswold pub could be demolished

A developer with eyes on transforming an historic Cirencester public house and turning it into flats could get its way next week.

AT LAST: How did Cheltenham cope without a dry-aged beef cabinet and frozen pick and mix counter? Image

AT LAST: How did Cheltenham cope without a dry-aged beef cabinet and frozen pick and mix counter?

Cheltenham's Waitrose superstore has reopened after a refit with a number of new features - including a refillable zone, sushi bar and dry-aged beef cabinet

Bidders wanted for £45,000 construction project at Cheltenham's museum and art gallery Image

Bidders wanted for £45,000 construction project at Cheltenham's museum and art gallery

A £45,000 transformation project at The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum in Cheltenham is being put out to tender for construction companies.

PICTURES: Barnwood Group Golf Day Image

PICTURES: Barnwood Group Golf Day

Ross-on-Wye Golf Club was the host for the annual Barnwood Construction golf day.

"Significant" cannabis farm discovered after police raid Gloucester address

Six men have been arrested in connection with raid on Thursday afternoon.

Hughes Paddison strengthens its team Image

Hughes Paddison strengthens its team

Cheltenham-based solicitors Hughes Paddison has announced a new senior addition “to further strengthen their private client department”.

King's School appoints new deputy head Image

King's School appoints new deputy head

The King’s School have kicked off the new school year with the appointment of a new academic deputy head.

Expert tips on succession planning for your business  Image

Expert tips on succession planning for your business

According to research, nearly six out of 10 family businesses in the UK don’t have a succession plan in place.

Have your say on new scooter and skate park Image

Have your say on new scooter and skate park

Residents and skate enthusiasts can have their say on plans for a new scooter and skate park for Cheltenham tomorrow (Saturday 7th September).

Call for transparency over hospital’s future Image

Call for transparency over hospital’s future

A campaign group is calling for transparency over future plans for Cheltenham General Hospital’s A&E services.

Fake TripAdvisor reviews could ruin your holiday Image

Fake TripAdvisor reviews could ruin your holiday

TripAdvisor could be misleading travellers and ruining holidays by failing to stop fake reviews boosting top-rated hotels.

Warning as HMRC scam targets residents of Gloucestershire Image

Warning as HMRC scam targets residents of Gloucestershire

Police are warning residents in Gloucestershire to please be vigilant after reports of a number of HMRC scam calls.

Fast-growing firm to give £5 million to charity Image

Fast-growing firm to give £5 million to charity

Pre-tax profits are up by more than 120 per cent at one of Gloucester’s biggest private employers.

Major green energy supplier to move into Gloucestershire Image

Major green energy supplier to move into Gloucestershire

A major green energy supplier has secured a new base in Gloucestershire.

Main road that links Gloucester to Painswick will be closed for three days Image

Main road that links Gloucester to Painswick will be closed for three days

One of the main routes through Painswick has been closed for essential resurfacing works.

Gloucestershire mobile phone game reaches 50 million downloads Image

Gloucestershire mobile phone game reaches 50 million downloads

Demand seems knows no bounds for a mobile phone game created in the Cotswolds which has become a world-wide hit and reached number one in 80-plus countries.

£25,000 can be won as Cheltenham launches its own lottery  Image

£25,000 can be won as Cheltenham launches its own lottery

The Cheltenham Lottery will see 60 per cent of the funds raised go to good causes in the town.

Out of work Gloucester man made 'catastrophic' decision to deal drugs Image

Out of work Gloucester man made 'catastrophic' decision to deal drugs

Unable to get a job after returning to the UK from Jamaica, Nickemo Henry, 23, made a 'catastrophic' decision to become a drug dealer, a Gloucester judge was told.

Clare Balding to be guest of honour at Cotswold Riding for the Disabled AGM Image

Clare Balding to be guest of honour at Cotswold Riding for the Disabled AGM

TV presenter and author Clare Balding will be the guest of honour at the Cotswold Riding for the Disabled annual meeting on Monday.

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Last chance to be part of the next Punchline business magazine

You have until tomorrow if you want to be part of the next edition of the business magazine produced by the team behind this very website.

Warning: Gloucestershire's mobile speed camera locations revealed Image

Warning: Gloucestershire's mobile speed camera locations revealed

As schools have resumed and families embark on another academic year, drivers are being alerted to the location of mobile speed cameras throughout the county.

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