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£119k to support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence Image

£119k to support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence

Even more support will soon be available to victims and survivors of sexual violence and domestic violence in Gloucestershire.

Injunction secured against man behaving inappropriately towards members of the public Image

Injunction secured against man behaving inappropriately towards members of the public

Cheltenham Solace has secured an injunction against a man who has been behaving inappropriately towards members of the public.

Punchline Talks – June 11 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – June 11 line-up revealed

This week's invigorating instalment of Punchline Talks will get our blood pumping.

Ecotricity completes Electric Highway sale Image

Ecotricity completes Electric Highway sale

Stroud-based Ecotricity has confirmed the sale of Electric Highway, the world’s first national charging network for electric cars, to GRIDSERVE.

New bistro aims to tempt with pastries and farm shop Image

New bistro aims to tempt with pastries and farm shop

A new bistro, bakery and farm shop is aiming to tempt with its fresh bread and croissants and locally sourced produce.

Have your say on boundary changes Image

Have your say on boundary changes

The Boundary Commission for England has published proposals for new Parliamentary constituencies for Gloucestershire from 2023.

Ministers reveal new date for introducing 'no fault divorce' Image

Ministers reveal new date for introducing 'no fault divorce'

In what is dubbed as the “biggest reform of divorce law in 50 years”, married couples will be able to divorce without blame as of 6th April next year.

MP continues his fight for 'Freedom Day' Image

MP continues his fight for 'Freedom Day'

Gloucestershire MP Mark Harper is continuing his fight for 'Freedom Day' on June 21.

Vaping profits light up lockdown Image

Vaping profits light up lockdown

A year of lockdowns saw more people take up vaping, if sales by British American Tobacco are anything to go by.

Tik Tok demand and romance scamsters - the year online Image

Tik Tok demand and romance scamsters - the year online

Ofcom publishes its research into what Brits got up to online in the 'unprecedented year' of 2020.

Warning after scammers pose as RSPCA and target woman with missing dog  Image

Warning after scammers pose as RSPCA and target woman with missing dog

The woman had shared information about her missing dog online and it’s believed that the scammers took advantage of this.

A year's profits in three months for lender Image

A year's profits in three months for lender

A lender to small regional businesses, with a branch in Gloucestershire, has announced record profits.



Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 11 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 11

The ongoing coronavirus situation is changing by the hour.

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for June 2021 Image

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for June 2021

The Camera Enforcement Team (CET) have been visiting as many of the sites as possible to act as a reminder to drivers.

 Owners warn 'no show' diners hurt Gloucestershire restaurants Image

Owners warn 'no show' diners hurt Gloucestershire restaurants

Gloucestershire pubs and restaurants are facing an increase in no-show customers who have made online bookings but don’t turn up.

Vitruvius strengthens senior team as Gloucestershire gears up for growth Image

Vitruvius strengthens senior team as Gloucestershire gears up for growth

Vitruvius Management Services has recruited a top Gloucestershire business investment expert as it plans for major post-pandemic growth.

Lucozade producer invests £6m to support recycling its bottles Image

Lucozade producer invests £6m to support recycling its bottles

Suntory Beverage and Food Great Britain & Ireland (SBF GB&I) is investing £6m to support the recycling of its bottles by renovating the packaging of its Lucozade brand.

Blackfinch Group hires dedicated ESG manager  Image

Blackfinch Group hires dedicated ESG manager

Gloucester-based investment and asset management firm, Blackfinch Group, has appointed a new ESG manager.

Bank of England warning on digital currencies Image

Bank of England warning on digital currencies

New digital currencies, taking the place of cash, could pose a risk to financial stability, the Bank of England warns.

Ted Baker forecasts big losses Image

Ted Baker forecasts big losses

Fashion retailer Ted Baker is expected to unveil a £65 million loss after sales plummeted during the pandemic.

New homes for older people in line for top award Image

New homes for older people in line for top award

Tanners Piece in Nailsworth has been shortlisted as a finalist for Best Older People's Housing Development by the Inside Housing Development Awards.

25-29-year-olds to be invited for jabs  Image

25-29-year-olds to be invited for jabs

Around 2.7 million people in England aged 25-29 will receive a text message from the NHS in the next few days, inviting them to book their Covid-19 vaccination.

Man responsible for deaths of puppies banned from owning animals Image

Man responsible for deaths of puppies banned from owning animals

A 25-year-old man who crammed puppies into small cages in a van has been banned from owning, keeping or transporting animals.

Gloucestershire mobile coronavirus testing unit locations in June 2021 Image

Gloucestershire mobile coronavirus testing unit locations in June 2021

An important part of minimising and managing any future spread of Covid-19 is the speed at which people can be tested and isolation measures put in place, should an outbreak occur.

Hairdresser raises £2,670 with 24-hour cutathon and cyclathon Image

Hairdresser raises £2,670 with 24-hour cutathon and cyclathon

Haircuts were on offer for night owls and early birds as a hair salon owner held a 24-hour cutathon in aid of local medical charity Cobalt.  

Small business confidence rises but lockdown fears remain Image

Small business confidence rises but lockdown fears remain

Small businesses in the UK are increasingly confident they can grow and drive recovery, though many still fear the ongoing impact of Covid restrictions.

St. Modwen Logistics completes trio of lettings Image

St. Modwen Logistics completes trio of lettings

St. Modwen Logistics has announced a major new lettings at St. Modwen Park Gloucester, as well as two at St. Modwen Park Stoke South.

Evans Jones: Building for the future Image

Evans Jones: Building for the future

Surviving three recessions, and a global pandemic, Cheltenham-based Evans Jones is stronger than ever and ready to embrace the next 50 years.

Superdry shoppers prefer sustainability to fast fashion Image

Superdry shoppers prefer sustainability to fast fashion

Cheltenham-based Superdry has found that an increasing number of shoppers are cutting down on fast fashion in favour of more sustainable choices.

Royal Mail targets Amazon with timed deliveries plan Image

Royal Mail targets Amazon with timed deliveries plan

Gloucestershire businesses may be able to get timed delivery slots from Royal Mail next year as the company looks to fight off competition from Amazon.

China trade event strengthens opportunities for business collaboration Image

China trade event strengthens opportunities for business collaboration

Ecotricity, Versarien and Renishaw are among the companies to have made links with companies in China, thanks to a virtual trade event.

Gloucester flexible office provider Regus sees profits fall Image

Gloucester flexible office provider Regus sees profits fall

Flexible office firm Regus - with two branches in Gloucester - has seen a fall in demand affect profits this year.

Van sales are 'going through the roof' Image

Van sales are 'going through the roof'

The van market is booming after lockdown, having just witnessed a record-breaking May.

Facebook investigated over use of ad data Image

Facebook investigated over use of ad data

Facebook is being investigated by UK and European competition watchdogs over concerns it uses advertising data to gain an unfair advantage over rivals.

Council housing plans don’t include enough affordable homes Image

Council housing plans don’t include enough affordable homes

Concerns have been raised that a proposed development in Gloucester doesn’t include enough affordable homes.

Tesco shop worker sentenced for drink driving Image

Tesco shop worker sentenced for drink driving

A Tesco member of staff drove to work for a night shift when she was two and a half times over the drink-drive limit.

Import 'chaos' threatens Gloucestershire stay-at-home holiday essentials Image

Import 'chaos' threatens Gloucestershire stay-at-home holiday essentials

Import supply chains are in ‘chaos’ as shortages are predicted to hit Gloucestershire stay-at-home holidaymakers this summer.





Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 4 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 4

The ongoing coronavirus situation is changing by the hour with announcements being made about businesses and services that are being forced to adapt and change.

Gloucester Prison redevelopment still ‘alive’ as plans power ahead Image

Gloucester Prison redevelopment still ‘alive’ as plans power ahead

Progress is being made by developers in charge of the 202-home development at Gloucester Prison, with further plans submitted last month for utilities infrastructure works.

£20m bid for Forest education opportunities, leisure facilities and regeneration Image

£20m bid for Forest education opportunities, leisure facilities and regeneration

Details have been released of an ambitious £20m bid for the Forest of Dean from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund.

Gloucestershire bedding brand bags £1m investment Image

Gloucestershire bedding brand bags £1m investment

Investment firm True Capital has invested one million pounds in Bedfolk, a Cheltenham-based premium direct-to-consumer bedding brand.

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