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New student quarter opens for business and it's a big boost for Gloucester Image

New student quarter opens for business and it's a big boost for Gloucester

Students from the University of Gloucestershire have been moving into Gloucester's gleaming new student quarter.

Golfers swing into action to support county charity Image

Golfers swing into action to support county charity

A charity golf event has given a big boost to the work of a Gloucestershire charity.

How to grow your business: Neill Ricketts, founder and CEO at Versarien  Image

How to grow your business: Neill Ricketts, founder and CEO at Versarien

Throughout the last week, we have uncovered the tips and tricks of how to grow your business.

Firefighters take to the road to help battle cancer Image

Firefighters take to the road to help battle cancer

Members of Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) pushed a hospital bed around the Cotswolds at the weekend to raise funds to help fight cancer.

Judge frees accountant who caused the death of Cotswold woman Image

Judge frees accountant who caused the death of Cotswold woman

A 71-year-old Yorkshire accountant who caused a popular Cotswold postwoman's death by failing to stop at a give way sign in the has walked free from court.

Swindling art dealer to the stars faces more jail time Image

Swindling art dealer to the stars faces more jail time

The assets of a crooked Cotswold art dealer who cheated rich and famous clients out of more than a quarter of a million pounds have dwindled to just £2,500, a judge heard.

Sting nets thousands of pounds of illegal goods Image

Sting nets thousands of pounds of illegal goods

Thousands of pounds worth of illegal goods heading for Gloucester businesses have been seized in a trading standards sting.

How to grow your business: Julian Dunkerton, entrepreneur Image

How to grow your business: Julian Dunkerton, entrepreneur

Throughout this week, join us as we uncover the tips and tricks of how to grow your business.

Dog owner fined for breaching control order Image

Dog owner fined for breaching control order

The owner of two Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs which must be on a lead and muzzled in public after they attacked a cat and dogs last year, has been fined after they went for a small dog again.

Housing strategy for county set for public debate Image

Housing strategy for county set for public debate

How Stroud District Council will meet the Government-set challenge of finding room for 12,800 new homes in the next 20 years is set for public debate.

Gloucestershire holds its own in beer survey Image

Gloucestershire holds its own in beer survey

Beer lovers keen to know they are paying a fair price can now sup in Gloucestershire secure in the knowledge they have good value.

Mystery continues to surround filming at Cathedral Image

Mystery continues to surround filming at Cathedral

Filming is taking place again at Gloucester Cathedral today (September 7) which could see the county's iconic building once more on the big screen.

Good Food Guide lists 18 county restaurants – with two new surprises Image

Good Food Guide lists 18 county restaurants – with two new surprises

Two new restaurants have become part of the list of magic ingredients swelling the number of Gloucestershire eateries in the Good Food Guide 2018 to a tasty 18.

Police appeal following 'incident' in Gloucester car park Image

Police appeal following 'incident' in Gloucester car park

Police in Gloucester are investigating an incident in a car park in the early hours of this morning, Friday, September 7.

Jobs created as new store announced for Gloucester Quays Image

Jobs created as new store announced for Gloucester Quays

One of the world’s most popular sports brands is coming to retail hot spot Gloucester Quays.

Bungling betting shop raider brought terror to staff Image

Bungling betting shop raider brought terror to staff

A 29 year old Tewkesbury man who admitted a 'really amateurish' robbery of a bookie's cashier has been give six months to 'sort himself out'

Aerospace firm flying - with £9,500 million turnover Image

Aerospace firm flying - with £9,500 million turnover

A global aerospace business which is also one of the Gloucestershire’s biggest employers in the sector, has seen turnover rise to £9,506 million.

New Lidl store gets the go-ahead Image

New Lidl store gets the go-ahead

Planners have approved a new Lidl store as the German-owned discount chain continues to expand its reach in Gloucestershire.

Four held after £1m burglary of business entrepreneur's Cotswold mansion Image

Four held after £1m burglary of business entrepreneur's Cotswold mansion

Detectives have arrested four men following a burglary on the Bibury home of businessman, Sir Christopher Evans, in July.

How to grow your business: Simon Weston, CBE Image

How to grow your business: Simon Weston, CBE

Throughout this week, join us as we uncover the tips and tricks of how to grow your business.

Hold the front page - new Cheltenham shop puts up sign... Image

Hold the front page - new Cheltenham shop puts up sign...

Cheltenham held its collective breath as the latest announcement was made over the town's new John Lewis store.

Funding boost for county's homelessness Image

Funding boost for county's homelessness

Gloucestershire has been allocated an extra £271,980 from the Ministry of Housing to help entrenched homeless people.

Growth Hub figures in campaign Image

Growth Hub figures in campaign

If you have spotted mannequins on the county’s streets of late we are here to tell you what it is all about. And ‘yes’, it is business related.

We want to hear from your businesss if… Image

We want to hear from your businesss if…

Has your business been approached for a licence to play music while you work – on the radio, on your holding music, or a television?

Stunning new £15.8 million Forest of Dean campus opens Image

Stunning new £15.8 million Forest of Dean campus opens

Built in the county, for the county and by county businesses – the new £15.8 million Gloucestershire College Forest of Dean campus has officially opened.

Vandal offers to pay for repairs to actors' restaurant business Image

Vandal offers to pay for repairs to actors' restaurant business

Whether it was the social media appeal, the star name attached to the business, or just guilt – a mystery man who broke the window of a Stroud restaurant came back to apologise.

Eco consultancy moves into county business park Image

Eco consultancy moves into county business park

Expanding ecological consultancy Biocensus Ltd has moved into new premises at the Bond's Mill business park in Stonehouse.

New storage centre gets the go-ahead Image

New storage centre gets the go-ahead

Plans for a new business and household storage centre in Gloucester have been approved.

Event aims to lure county firms across the border Image

Event aims to lure county firms across the border

Businesses from Gloucestershire are being wooed to cross the Severn and take part in a forthcoming growth-focused event just over the Welsh border.

How to grow your business: Jeanette Phillips, CEO at Flexicare Image

How to grow your business: Jeanette Phillips, CEO at Flexicare

Throughout this week, join us as we uncover the tips and tricks of how to grow your business.

Witness appeal following assault in Stroud Image

Witness appeal following assault in Stroud

Police in Stroud are appealing for witnesses to an assault which happened in one of the town’s takeaway businesses.

Raiders hit Five Valleys business Image

Raiders hit Five Valleys business

Thousands of pounds worth of goods were stolen in a raid on a retail business in Stroud district.

Firefighters push the bed out to help beat cancer Image

Firefighters push the bed out to help beat cancer

Members of Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) are going on the road raising funds to help fight cancer.

£11m plans in the pipeline for Stroud Image

£11m plans in the pipeline for Stroud

Severn Trent hopes to keep disruption to a minimum as it begins a multi-million-pound project.

Landlords reminded to license properties in multiple occupation Image

Landlords reminded to license properties in multiple occupation

Landlords of rental properties that are let to five or more people will need to have applied for a licence before October 1.

Bank boss quits after IT failure Image

Bank boss quits after IT failure

The chief executive of TSB Paul Pester is stepping down after five years following serious problems with the bank's IT system.

Employee admits cheating hotel out of £16,000 Image

Employee admits cheating hotel out of £16,000

A debt-ridden hotel worker who was struggling with payday loans cheated her bosses out of more than £16,000, a court was told today.

County garden centre is sold Image

County garden centre is sold

A popular Gloucestershire garden centre has a new owner

Food warehouse will create 30-plus jobs Image

Food warehouse will create 30-plus jobs

One of the biggest names in high street food is set to open a new warehouse outlet in Cheltenham created more than 30 jobs.

Japan becomes land of the rising sales for bakery Image

Japan becomes land of the rising sales for bakery

A family bakery and tea rooms from the Cotswolds has developed what it calls a ‘significant export contract’ for its food in Japan.

Rebrand of one of county’s biggest retail brands revealed Image

Rebrand of one of county’s biggest retail brands revealed

A remodelling of one of the county’s biggest department stores looks set to go ahead.

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