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District council commended for recycling efforts Image

District council commended for recycling efforts

Stroud District Council has scooped an award for cutting the amount of waste it sends to landfill.

One of Gloucestershire's curious customs gets a Royal Mail stamp of approval Image

One of Gloucestershire's curious customs gets a Royal Mail stamp of approval

The Cheese Rolling at Coopers Hill is now the feature of a special-edition Royal Mail stamp.

Dunelm reports strong growth in sales Image

Dunelm reports strong growth in sales

The leading homewares retailer have reported a significant hike in like-for-like sales in the fourth quarter of their financial year.

Cotswold investor deals further blow to Kier Image

Cotswold investor deals further blow to Kier

There appears to be no let-up in bad news for construction firm Kier, which has seen its share price slump further after a major Cotswold investor cut its stake in the firm.

£30 million investment in Cheltenham revealed Image

£30 million investment in Cheltenham revealed

The scale of the potential of Gloucestershire realising its dream of becoming the UK's cyber sector capital was hinted at this morning by GCHQ.

GCHQ at heart of investigation in to transatlantic spat between UK ambassador and president Trump Image

GCHQ at heart of investigation in to transatlantic spat between UK ambassador and president Trump

Cheltenham’s finest are set to be called upon to make sense out of the unseemly spat that has threatened the special relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States.

Cheltenham Borough Council's £116,000 per year chief executive to retire Image

Cheltenham Borough Council's £116,000 per year chief executive to retire

Hunt for new chief executive will begin with current post holder set to retire at the end of September.

Strong first half of the year reported by home builder with Gloucestershire base Image

Strong first half of the year reported by home builder with Gloucestershire base

Bovis Homes have reported an “excellent first half performance” in a trading statement for the six-month period to June 30.

Cheltenham financial adviser wins prestigious award Image

Cheltenham financial adviser wins prestigious award

The director of a Cheltenham-based financial planning company has won Financial Adviser of the Year - South West.

CCTV appeal after bank cards are stolen before being used Image

CCTV appeal after bank cards are stolen before being used

Officers have issued CCTV images in connection with an incident where bank cards were stolen and fraudulently used in the Cotswolds.

'The only way is ethics' for Gloucestershire-based clothing manufacturer Image

'The only way is ethics' for Gloucestershire-based clothing manufacturer

Tewkesbury-based Weird Fish have revamped their ethical policy as they aim to become more environmentally friendly.

Gloucestershire businessman wins Rookie of the Year award for his startup franchise Image

Gloucestershire businessman wins Rookie of the Year award for his startup franchise

A Gloucestershire-based company is celebrating being named Rookie of the Year at ServiceMaster’s annual business awards.

Docks restaurant expansion approved by planners Image

Docks restaurant expansion approved by planners

Ambitions plans at a highly-rated Greek restaurant in Gloucester Docks has gained approval for its expansion plans.

£6.5 million business investment in heart of Cheltenham Image

£6.5 million business investment in heart of Cheltenham

Here is a business opportunity with a difference – six prime pieces of Gloucestershire’s favourite spa town up for sale in a tidy investment portfolio valued at £6.5 million-plus.

Engineering group relocates to Stonehouse Image

Engineering group relocates to Stonehouse

After years of planning and 43-weeks of construction, a Gloucestershire engineering group are all set to move into their new premises.

Dunkerton makes a request for more power Image

Dunkerton makes a request for more power

Julian Dunkerton has engaged in another battle for power – this time at his showpiece properties in the centre of Cheltenham.

'I can't attend my court case because my mobility scooter has blown up' Image

'I can't attend my court case because my mobility scooter has blown up'

Cheltenham man missed plea hearing on charges of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.

Attempted theft of thousands from Cotswold hotel Image

Attempted theft of thousands from Cotswold hotel

A 32-year-old London man who tried to steal thousands from a five star hotel overlooking Cheltenham Racecourse has appeared in crown court.

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Some of our schools "do not meet required standard" admits county council

Gloucestershire County Council has formally recognised that some of the county’s schools “do not meet the required standard to deliver a high-quality education.”

Gloucester man fined more than £2,000 for fly tipping Image

Gloucester man fined more than £2,000 for fly tipping

A man who dumped a ‘significant amount’ of household waste in a Gloucester car park has been ordered to pay more than £2,200 in fines and costs.

How a change of name for Cheltenham Bierkeller gives clue to multi-million pound success story Image

How a change of name for Cheltenham Bierkeller gives clue to multi-million pound success story

A new name and a new owner for Cheltenham’s Bierkeller has thrown light on a startling success story of a business set up in the town more than a decade ago.

New housing development planned for Gloucester Image

New housing development planned for Gloucester

A disability and mental health charity plans to redevelop its existing site to create 46 new accessible homes in Gloucester.

Menswear store to leave Gloucester Quays site Image

Menswear store to leave Gloucester Quays site

A closing-down sale is taking place with significant bargains to be had.

Coffee firm’s turnover bubbles past £10 million Image

Coffee firm’s turnover bubbles past £10 million

A coffee business with its headquarters in Cheltenham has revealed an increase in annual turnover to £10,176,489.

Zebra stripes and made from bamboo - Forest Green Rovers' kit is their latest ecological statement Image

Zebra stripes and made from bamboo - Forest Green Rovers' kit is their latest ecological statement

Used to strutting their stuff on grass, Forest Green Rovers will now take to the field in a kit part-made from it.

Tantalising glimpse of stylish new performance car company Image

Tantalising glimpse of stylish new performance car company

Tantalising glimpses of a Gloucestershire business hoping to propel itself into a multi-billion pound industry have been revealed.

Cheltenham company gives away £3,000 worth of software to sports clubs Image

Cheltenham company gives away £3,000 worth of software to sports clubs

A selection of Gloucestershire-based not-for-profit sports clubs are set to receive free licenses of an industry-leading management software.

Green electricity company hooks up to new director Image

Green electricity company hooks up to new director

Usually an expert at securing media coverage for itself, a rather high profile green electricity company from Gloucestershire has quietly appointed a new senior director.

Gold Cup for bus drivers to take place at Cheltenham Racecourse Image

Gold Cup for bus drivers to take place at Cheltenham Racecourse

The famous Cheltenham Racecourse is to see runners and riders of a very different kind, as staff from Stagecoach West line up for Bus Driver of the Year 2019 driving competition.

Reminder: Major route into Gloucester will be closed for 11 nights starting on Monday Image

Reminder: Major route into Gloucester will be closed for 11 nights starting on Monday

One of the main roads into the city of Gloucester will be closed for 11 nights from Monday.

Robber who attacked Cheltenham shopkeeper with a knife is told to expect prison sentence Image

Robber who attacked Cheltenham shopkeeper with a knife is told to expect prison sentence

A Moreton-in-Marsh man burst into a Cheltenham store, armed with a knife, and set upon the shopkeeper, a court heard.

Two industry heavy-hitters appointed to Superdry board Image

Two industry heavy-hitters appointed to Superdry board

Ahead of announcing their financial results, the Cheltenham-based fashion giant has made two key appointments to its new-look board of directors.

£30 million to build 300 homes at 14 locations Image

£30 million to build 300 homes at 14 locations

A house-builder from Gloucestershire has revealed it is investing £30 million to build more than 300 homes.

Decision to demolish car park will kick start next stage of Gloucester's regeneration Image

Decision to demolish car park will kick start next stage of Gloucester's regeneration

The plans for a multi-million-pound transformation of Gloucester’s King’s Quarter could take a significant step forward next week.

VIDEO: United States national anthem played on Gloucester Cathedral bells Image

VIDEO: United States national anthem played on Gloucester Cathedral bells

Oh say can you hear... is that the Star Spangled Banner being played on Gloucester Cathedral bells?

Reverse takeover and £4.5 million fundraising  Image

Reverse takeover and £4.5 million fundraising

A law firm from Gloucestershire has revealed its part in a reverse takeover which involved raising £4.5million.

The Works reports an increase in turnover Image

The Works reports an increase in turnover

Multi-channel retailer with five Gloucestershire stores reports an increase in like-for-like sales for their most recent financial year.

The Oscars of accountancy shortlist Gloucestershire firm Image

The Oscars of accountancy shortlist Gloucestershire firm

For the accountants and business advisors among us the British Accountancy Awards are the Oscars of their profession.

4,500 jobs at risk as High Street bookmaker considers closing stores Image

4,500 jobs at risk as High Street bookmaker considers closing stores

High Street betting shop William Hill have announced they have begun consultation over plans to close 700 of its outlets across the country.

Three men arrested after drug bust in Gloucester Image

Three men arrested after drug bust in Gloucester

A drug bust in Gloucester yesterday led to the arrest of three men and the seizure of a quantity of drugs and money.

Cider maker to bring historic Gloucester pub back to life Image

Cider maker to bring historic Gloucester pub back to life

One of Gloucestershire’s lesser known stars of the world of cider making has revealed it is to work its magic on a famous county pub.

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