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Young people urged to add their voice to Gloucester's future Image

Young people urged to add their voice to Gloucester's future

More young people are being encouraged to consider joining the Gloucester City Centre Commission.

Former Cirencester apprentice died of asbestos related cancer Image

Former Cirencester apprentice died of asbestos related cancer

A Cirencester man had to mix asbestos powder with water to lag pipes during his plumbing apprenticeship more than half a century ago.

Speeding taxi driver caused pedestrian’s death in Cheltenham Image

Speeding taxi driver caused pedestrian’s death in Cheltenham

A speeding taxi driver caused a pedestrian's death just sixteen minutes after police had flagged him down.

SPECIAL REPORT: Tesla hits a sales pothole Image

SPECIAL REPORT: Tesla hits a sales pothole

Amid changing EV market where now for Elon Musk's vision?

Gloucester Rugby records loss, despite rising revenues Image

Gloucester Rugby records loss, despite rising revenues

Despite a tough year on the field in 2022/23, Gloucester Rugby enjoyed record commercial revenues.

EXCLUSIVE: Oz-style Cotswold café gets thumbs up Image

EXCLUSIVE: Oz-style Cotswold café gets thumbs up

Retrospective bid is palatable, say planners.

Businesses given rare chance to own unique local art! Image

Businesses given rare chance to own unique local art!

The Gloucestershire business community has a rare, and exciting, opportunity to obtain one of 12 unique sculptures.

EXCLUSIVE: Firewood business to spark five new jobs Image

EXCLUSIVE: Firewood business to spark five new jobs

Demand suggest timely venture - if planners warm to idea.

31 affordable homes get the go-ahead Image

31 affordable homes get the go-ahead

Two Rivers Housing and Eastington Community Land Trust have been granted planning permission to build 31 affordable homes.

Travelodge hits £1bn sales Image

Travelodge hits £1bn sales

Hotel chain, Travelodge, has reached £1bn sales for the first time in its history.

Fast fashion firm profits double Image

Fast fashion firm profits double

Chinese online fashion retailer, Shein, has seen profits more than double over the last year.

AO let’s go (for higher profits) Image

AO let’s go (for higher profits)

Electrical retailer AO World has increased its annual profit forecast.

Versarien's revenues halve and losses rise Image

Versarien's revenues halve and losses rise

Forest of Dean-based advanced engineering group Versarien saw its revenues halve last year.

Gloucestershire company launches same-day service Image

Gloucestershire company launches same-day service

Gloucester-based Freemans Event Partners has launched a brand-new around-the-clock foodservice logistics offer.

Gloucester business expands at Elmbridge Court Image

Gloucester business expands at Elmbridge Court

Just three offices are now available for rent at Elmbridge Court, following the latest letting.

Cirencester town centre to deliver improved parking Image

Cirencester town centre to deliver improved parking

Better parking and traffic control improvements for Cirencester residents and businesses.

Bridge work sparks disruption to tall boats Image

Bridge work sparks disruption to tall boats

Tall boats won't be able to come in or out of Gloucester Docks over Easter due to bridge repairs.

BREAKING: Is Thames Water about to sink? Image

BREAKING: Is Thames Water about to sink?

Plug pulled on £500m rescue plan as nationalisation looms.

VIDEO: Tour of The Chamwell Centre Image

VIDEO: Tour of The Chamwell Centre

Punchline-Gloucester.com has been given an exclusive tour of The Chamwell Centre at Longlevens, Gloucester.

Civic Society hits back at BT plans Image

Civic Society hits back at BT plans

BT has signed a deal to convert up to 2,000 payphones into Street Hubs.

Love letters: words from Kray to Tyson up for sale Image

Love letters: words from Kray to Tyson up for sale

Rare memorabilia heads up Aprll auction.

Fashion retailers make environmental pledge Image

Fashion retailers make environmental pledge

Three fashion retailers have signed an agreement on accurate ‘green’ information.

Sports giant maintains profit guidance Image

Sports giant maintains profit guidance

Despite challenging times, the sports retailer reports it has outperformed the sportswear market.

ANALYSIS: Recession: where's the bunny bounce? Image

ANALYSIS: Recession: where's the bunny bounce?

As Easter beckons, Punchline forages for spring shoots.

EXCLUSIVE: Vantage Point Business Village SOLD Image

EXCLUSIVE: Vantage Point Business Village SOLD

More than 70 Forest businesses have new owners in £48m deal.

EXCLUSIVE: Barbershop intruders are nicked – after three close shaves Image

EXCLUSIVE: Barbershop intruders are nicked – after three close shaves

Police nab two youths at Gloucester Docks premises.

Leccy price drop: could your annual EV commute cost less than £130? Image

Leccy price drop: could your annual EV commute cost less than £130?

EV charger firm points to stark findings for business drivers.

Phase 1 of Stanway Viaduct repair complete Image

Phase 1 of Stanway Viaduct repair complete

Viaduct handed back to Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway trains.

EXCLUSIVE: A twist in the tale for #gategate? Image

EXCLUSIVE: A twist in the tale for #gategate?

Controversial new charge for park visits pushed back a month.

Majority of businesses express confidence in their own prospects Image

Majority of businesses express confidence in their own prospects

Business West’s Quarterly Economic Survey reveals many businesses are seeking new hires.

More detail on plans for 238 homes Image

More detail on plans for 238 homes

Bloor Homes has applied to Tewkesbury Borough Council for approval of detailed plans for a 238-home development.

Spring Fayre delight for Sue Ryder as record amount raised Image

Spring Fayre delight for Sue Ryder as record amount raised

National healthcare charity Sue Ryder raised more than £11,000 from its popular Spring Fayre.

Big profits rise for H&M Image

Big profits rise for H&M

Profits have almost tripled at fashion giant H&M.

Adam Henson unveils wildflower seeds Image

Adam Henson unveils wildflower seeds

Gloucestershire’s Adam Henson has launched a range of British wildflower seeds.

EXCLUSIVE: Planners probe unapproved EV fire test facility Image

EXCLUSIVE: Planners probe unapproved EV fire test facility

Research plant at Cotswold farm had no permission.

Quarry which mines Gloucestershire's famous gold stone allowed to double output Image

Quarry which mines Gloucestershire's famous gold stone allowed to double output

Residents and local councillors said the plans would further destroy village life

Newland Homes partners with Own New Image

Newland Homes partners with Own New

Gloucestershire-based Newland Homes has partnered with Own New to introduce lower mortgages for new home buyers.

Celebrating 50 years of nursing care at St Faith’s Image

Celebrating 50 years of nursing care at St Faith’s

Fifty years ago today (March 26), St Faith’s in Cheltenham became the first nursing home for Gloucestershire charity Lilian Faithfull Care.

Gloucestershire Police received more than 3,000 fraud reports in past year Image

Gloucestershire Police received more than 3,000 fraud reports in past year

New research has revealed that Gloucestershire Police have received 3,144 individual fraud reports over the past 13 months.

Pool power keeps Cheltenham Lido afloat Image

Pool power keeps Cheltenham Lido afloat

The funding will help the Lido achieve the third stage of its decarbonisation plan.

Unlicensed private hire drivers prosecuted Image

Unlicensed private hire drivers prosecuted

Tewkesbury Borough Council has successfully prosecuted two people for private hire vehicle offences.

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