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Cheltenham firm signs online security partnership Image

Cheltenham firm signs online security partnership

IT solutions company Bamboo has signed a deal with international cybersecurity company Stealthcare.

Cheltenham active transport plan steps up a gear Image

Cheltenham active transport plan steps up a gear

Work could begin before Christmas on the second part of a scheme designed to increase walking and cycling in Cheltenham as part of a major transport scheme.

Johnson plans to build economy out of trouble Image

Johnson plans to build economy out of trouble

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said any return to austerity would be a mistake, pledging an investment in infrastructure to help the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Gloucester surprised by London Irish response to new coach Image

Gloucester surprised by London Irish response to new coach

Gloucester Rugby say they are "surprised and disappointed" by the reaction of Premiership rivals London Irish to the appointment of George Skivington as head coach at Kingsholm.

£23bn late payment crisis deepens through lockdown Image

£23bn late payment crisis deepens through lockdown

The Federation of Small Businesses is calling on policymakers and big corporations to bring a debilitating late payment crisis to an end.

Councils share £3.3m with Gloucestershire small businesses Image

Councils share £3.3m with Gloucestershire small businesses

More than 300 businesses across Gloucestershire have shared a £3.34million handout from councils.

Officers appeal for witnesses after woman hit by car in Gloucester  Image

Officers appeal for witnesses after woman hit by car in Gloucester

Police officers from Gloucestershire Constabulary are appealing for witnesses after a woman was hit by a car on Falkner Street in Gloucester.

Life in lockdown in Gloucestershire: Share your stories Image

Life in lockdown in Gloucestershire: Share your stories

Have you kept a diary of life during lockdown? Do you have memories to share with future generations? Gloucestershire Archives wants to hear about your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Former hotel call centre and laundry could be transformed into flats Image

Former hotel call centre and laundry could be transformed into flats

A vacant Cheltenham town centre industrial unit has been earmarked for conversion into apartments.

Cheltenham Music Festival moves online Image

Cheltenham Music Festival moves online

With Cheltenham Music Festival forced to cancel this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has instead curated a digital celebration, highlighting what is unique and innovative about the festival.

CBI survey sees activity fall at record level Image

CBI survey sees activity fall at record level

Activity in the private sector fell at a new record pace for the second month in a row according to the Confederation of British Industries.

Gloucestershire housing association scoops gold Investors in People award Image

Gloucestershire housing association scoops gold Investors in People award

Two Rivers Housing has been awarded the 'We invest in people' gold accreditation from Investors in People.

Psychiatrist likely to lose job after drink-driving conviction  Image

Psychiatrist likely to lose job after drink-driving conviction

A psychiatrist has been told she is likely to lose her job after being handed a suspended jail sentence for a second drink-driving conviction.

Gloucester developer calls for Tidal Lagoon decision Image

Gloucester developer calls for Tidal Lagoon decision

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been urged to give the green light for the £1.3billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon - but Gloucester MP Richard Graham says the project is unlikely to go ahead.

Landlords counting the cost of unpaid rent Image

Landlords counting the cost of unpaid rent

Less than 20 per cent of the country’s quarterly commercial rent bill was paid on time this week as businesses battle the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Taste of Asia to launch charity dining pop-up in Cirencester tonight Image

Taste of Asia to launch charity dining pop-up in Cirencester tonight

Renowned chef and culinary presenter Pamela Chen will kick start a series of culinary pop-up events at Cirencester's Somewhere Else pub tonight.

Teenager found with drugs worth £4,000 in his underwear Image

Teenager found with drugs worth £4,000 in his underwear

Undercover police officers found a teenage drug dealer had more than £4,000 of heroin and cocaine hidden in his underwear when they arrested him in Cheltenham.

Warning after burglaries reported at building sites across Gloucestershire Image

Warning after burglaries reported at building sites across Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Constabulary is warning local contractors to be alert following burglaries at building sites in the county.

More than 1,550 free laptops and tablets for vulnerable children Image

More than 1,550 free laptops and tablets for vulnerable children

A stack of laptops and tablets will be making their way to 1,558 vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people in Gloucestershire.

Cheltenham's Everyman looks to online magic ahead of theatre plan Image

Cheltenham's Everyman looks to online magic ahead of theatre plan

The Everyman Theatre has headed online to ensure the show must go on and unveiled the first of next year's shows - as the Government outlined a five-stage plan for the return of the performing arts.

R&D programmes handed major funding Image

R&D programmes handed major funding

The Government has unveiled more than £400million in funding for seven research and innovation projects across the country.

Hampers taking Gloucestershire produce around the globe Image

Hampers taking Gloucestershire produce around the globe

Business West is leading a coronavirus bounce-back campaign to encourage UK food and drink producers to break into overseas markets.

TikTok launches business advertising tools Image

TikTok launches business advertising tools

Video-sharing social network platform TikTok has announced the launch of 'TikTok for Business'.

Glevum ramps up operations post-lockdown Image

Glevum ramps up operations post-lockdown

Gloucestershire-based window, door and conservatory company Glevum is gearing up to meet pent-up demand for its services, following the return to work on construction sites and homes.

Lorry drivers asked to be alert following three reports of fuel siphoning Image

Lorry drivers asked to be alert following three reports of fuel siphoning

Police are asking lorry drivers to please be alert when leaving vehicles unoccupied or parked up.

Gallagher raises more than £10,000 for Leckhampton hospice Image

Gallagher raises more than £10,000 for Leckhampton hospice

Quedgeley based UK employee benefits consulting specialist Gallagher has raised vital funds for the Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice.

Driver jailed as police find drugs haul in car Image

Driver jailed as police find drugs haul in car

Police who stopped a driver for erratic driving found him under the influence of crack cocaine and with almost £50,000 of drugs in the car.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 26 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 26

The latest important news and updates from across Gloucestershire as the coronavirus crisis continues.

Firm announces plans to create £2.5 million-plus flagship site in Gloucester Image

Firm announces plans to create £2.5 million-plus flagship site in Gloucester

With 95 employees across Gloucestershire, the largest UK owned salvage and vehicle recycling company SYNETIQ has announced its intention to expand its Gloucester site.

What £39.5m transformation of Gloucestershire hospitals could look like Image

What £39.5m transformation of Gloucestershire hospitals could look like

Artist's impressions have been revealed of plans for a £39.5 million transformation of the county's hospitals.

Serviced accommodation will support Gloucestershire businesses  Image

Serviced accommodation will support Gloucestershire businesses

A new serviced accommodation business in the county has proved a lifeline during lockdown for key workers and construction workers and is now hoping to bring more tourists back to the county.

VIDEO: Watch the transformation of Gloucestershire’s new police training facility Image

VIDEO: Watch the transformation of Gloucestershire’s new police training facility

Earlier this week, Punchline exclusively revealed a tour of the Sabrina Centre, Gloucestershire Constabulary's new state-of-the-art police training centre.

Royal Mail to cut 2,000 jobs Image

Royal Mail to cut 2,000 jobs

Royal Mail is to cut 2,000 management jobs, as it struggles to deal with the continued effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Council confirms Forest parking plans Image

Council confirms Forest parking plans

Forest of Dean District Council is committed to the recovery of the district’s high streets and has made some amends to its parking rules in response.

CBI: Business survival hangs in the balance Image

CBI: Business survival hangs in the balance

As government support schemes for businesses wind down, the survival of many still hangs in the balance, according to the CBI.

Third strike and in prison for burglary Image

Third strike and in prison for burglary

A security app delivered the third strike which saw a burglar jailed for 27 months after a break-in at a Cotswold Village.

Canal charity calls on individuals to help tackle the global plastics crisis on their doorstep Image

Canal charity calls on individuals to help tackle the global plastics crisis on their doorstep

Waterways and wellbeing charity Canal & River Trust is calling on people across England and Wales to help stop half a million pieces of plastic reaching the ocean by taking its Plastics Challenge this month.

Councils agree £2.8m in small business grants Image

Councils agree £2.8m in small business grants

Two district councils in Gloucestershire have agreed £2.8million of payments to small businesses under the Government's Discretionary Business Grants Scheme.

Music venues call for help to stay alive Image

Music venues call for help to stay alive

Owners of live venues in Gloucestershire are among music promoters who have written to the Government calling for a £50million package to support the stricken industry.

Takeover to create outsourcing giant Image

Takeover to create outsourcing giant

Two of the UK's biggest government outsourcers are set to merge their support services arms, creating a business employing almost 80,000 people.

Exclusive: Inside Gloucestershire's new police training centre Image

Exclusive: Inside Gloucestershire's new police training centre

The first intake of recruits are settling into Gloucestershire Constabulary’s state-of-the-art training centre - and Punchline has been given an exclusive view around the £6.9million facility.

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