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Plans approved for £20m Cheltenham transport hub Image

Plans approved for £20m Cheltenham transport hub

Plans have been given the green light for a new £20 million timber-clad transport hub in Cheltenham as part of the Golden Valley Cyber Park project.

Gloucestershire brewery buys White Lion Hotel Image

Gloucestershire brewery buys White Lion Hotel

A 13-bedroom hotel in the heart of Upton-upon-Severn has been sold to a Stow on the Wold-based brewery.

War in Ukraine increasing demand for defence firm Image

War in Ukraine increasing demand for defence firm

Britain's biggest defence firm said the war in Ukraine is accelerating demand for its kit.

AccXel joins forces with the National Federation of Builders Image

AccXel joins forces with the National Federation of Builders

Cinderford-based construction training centre AccXel has announced a new partnership with the National Federation of Builders (NFB).

Lilian Faithfull merges with Cheltenham charity Image

Lilian Faithfull merges with Cheltenham charity

Lilian Faithfull Care is said to be expanding the support it offers to the elderly in Gloucestershire, as it merges with another Cheltenham-based charity.

Strong sales performance for Greggs  Image

Strong sales performance for Greggs

Food-to-go retailer, Greggs, saw a big rise in sales for the first half of the year.

Lib Dems challenge PCC over manifesto Image

Lib Dems challenge PCC over manifesto

Gloucestershire’s Liberal Democrats have challenged Chris Nelson, police and crime commissioner, over re-writing manifesto pledges after the election.

A breath of fresh air for Tewkesbury High Street Image

A breath of fresh air for Tewkesbury High Street

The air quality in Tewkesbury has been substantially improved thanks to initiatives introduced by the council.

Stroud community meeting to discuss concerns around women's safety Image

Stroud community meeting to discuss concerns around women's safety

Stroud's Neighbourhood Policing Team have organised a meeting to take place on Wednesday.

Dashcam appeal after dangerous driving in Gloucester Image

Dashcam appeal after dangerous driving in Gloucester

Police are appealing for motorists with dashcam or cyclists with footage.

Defendant chose prison gym over court appearance Image

Defendant chose prison gym over court appearance

A judge was annoyed to be told that a defendant charged with a catalogue of offences had decided to work out rather than face court.

Lloyds to shut Forest branch Image

Lloyds to shut Forest branch

Lloyds is to close its Cinderford branch early next year.

National Star appoints new CEO Image

National Star appoints new CEO

Gloucestershire-based charity National Star has appointed a new chief executive officer.

Housing association Bromford shuts down systems after cyber attack Image

Housing association Bromford shuts down systems after cyber attack

The company, which has tenants in Gloucestershire, has limited its online systems as a precaution

Family-run fishmongers extend lease at Stroud's Five Valleys Image

Family-run fishmongers extend lease at Stroud's Five Valleys

The father and son team behind Pershore Seafood have extended their lease at Five Valleys Indoor Market in Stroud following strong growth at the centre over the past two years.

Appeal for witnesses following assault in Gloucester car park Image

Appeal for witnesses following assault in Gloucester car park

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an assault in a Gloucester car park.

Sales up at Belvoir Group Image

Sales up at Belvoir Group

Revenues at property and financial services group, Belvoir, were up 11 per cent for the first half of the year.

National Express bounces back Image

National Express bounces back

The company, which offers coach travel to and from Gloucestershire, has reported its highest revenue in over a decade

Rococo Garden launches urgent crowdfunding appeal Image

Rococo Garden launches urgent crowdfunding appeal

Painswick Rococo Garden is facing a turbulent few months and needs to raise a minimum of £60,000 before the end of September to help relocate its operational base.

The Gloucester man rowing 5km every day for charity Image

The Gloucester man rowing 5km every day for charity

Charlie Bruce is back with another endurance challenge in aid of Pied Piper Appeal

Man charged with causing death by careless driving Image

Man charged with causing death by careless driving

The re-trial has been postponed from this month until March 2023.

Gloucester businesses disgruntled over changes to £11.5m Llanthony Road improvements Image

Gloucester businesses disgruntled over changes to £11.5m Llanthony Road improvements

Work has begun to widen Llanthony Road in Gloucester to upgrade cycling and walking facilities and improve traffic flow.

Man caught pretending to be a solicitor fined £15,000 Image

Man caught pretending to be a solicitor fined £15,000

A man who appeared before a district judge pretending to be a solicitor - and won his case - has been charged.

Housebuilder secures land for more than 450 homes in Tewkesbury Image

Housebuilder secures land for more than 450 homes in Tewkesbury

Gloucester-based Newland Homes has secured the promotion of land at Northway Mill Farm on the outskirts of Tewkesbury, extending to over 80 acres.

The Cheltenham company aiming for zero landfill waste at its latest construction site Image

The Cheltenham company aiming for zero landfill waste at its latest construction site

Pentadel Project Management has designed eco-friendly new headquarters for a food wholesaler in Devon

Tetbury company to supply essential emergency equipment Image

Tetbury company to supply essential emergency equipment

A company with a base in Tetbury has become a preferred supplier of emergency equipment for the UK public sector.

Mitie Group reports strong start to the year Image

Mitie Group reports strong start to the year

The company which has sites in Gloucestershire has revealed its revenue for the first quarter of the year

Spend an evening with a boxing legend for charity Image

Spend an evening with a boxing legend for charity

There's a chance to spend an evening in the company of boxing legend Frank Bruno this autumn and raise money for a much-loved Gloucestershire charity.

Big fall in regional SME confidence levels Image

Big fall in regional SME confidence levels

Small business confidence in the South West has suffered a major fall, according to the latest quarterly report by Britain’s biggest business group.

Charity wing walk raises £1,800 Image

Charity wing walk raises £1,800

Brewin Dolphin’s head of privacy and information security braved a wing walk for charity at Rendcomb Airfield in Gloucestershire.

Appeal for witnesses to a serious sexual assault in Stroud Image

Appeal for witnesses to a serious sexual assault in Stroud

Officers ask for dashcam footage of Stroud's Ebley bypass.

Council housing officials misled by claims of overcrowded living conditions Image

Council housing officials misled by claims of overcrowded living conditions

A man misled council housing officials into offering him a new home.

Guinness sees surge in sales Image

Guinness sees surge in sales

The black stuff is a favourite at Cheltenham Festival

Developer announced for Stroud's new canal side community Image

Developer announced for Stroud's new canal side community

Plans for a new canal side community have taken a significant step forward this week after the selection of a developer.

St James's Place CEO 'encouraged' by first-half performance Image

St James's Place CEO 'encouraged' by first-half performance

The CEO of Cirencester-based wealth management company St James's Place (SJP) has said he is "very encouraged, but not at all surprised" by the firm's first-half performance.

VIDEO: Synalogik receives Queen's Award for Innovation Image

VIDEO: Synalogik receives Queen's Award for Innovation

Tewkesbury-based firm Synalogik has received the Queen’s Award for Innovation from HRH the Duke of Gloucester.

Key appointment for Golden Valley Development Image

Key appointment for Golden Valley Development

The Golden Valley Development has appointed an experienced communications professional as its new communications and marketing lead.

Frasers Group to snap up another fast fashion brand Image

Frasers Group to snap up another fast fashion brand

Just a month after buying Missguided, Frasers Group is set to acquire fast fashion retailer I Saw It First.

Profits rise at Safran Image

Profits rise at Safran

Jet engine and landing gear maker Safran has posted higher first-half earnings.

Gloucester Formula 1 and Hypercar parts manufacturer develops tougher eco-friendly components Image

Gloucester Formula 1 and Hypercar parts manufacturer develops tougher eco-friendly components

Permali, now part of the Diamorph Group, is a long-established supplier of advanced material solutions for the motorsport industry.

Plans for new arts, health and wellbeing centre at City Campus revealed  Image

Plans for new arts, health and wellbeing centre at City Campus revealed

A new centre to improve community health and wellbeing is being planned for University of Gloucestershire’s new City Campus.

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