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New chief financial officer for major employer Image

New chief financial officer for major employer

One of Gloucestershire’s biggest private employers has announced a new appointment to its senior ranks.

Join in the fun and help Randall & Payne raise money for charity Image

Join in the fun and help Randall & Payne raise money for charity

The accountancy firm are holding a family fun day to raise money for charity Scoo-B-Doo

Company fined £60,000 after falling beer kegs cause

Company fined £60,000 after falling beer kegs cause "life changing injuries"

The 27-year-old man suffered a traumatic brain injury on his first day in the job

US takeover of unsung engineering giant Image

US takeover of unsung engineering giant

One of the county’s unsung engineering giants – which connects communities across the world – has been taken over by an American rival.

Second profits warning from major Gloucestershire employer Image

Second profits warning from major Gloucestershire employer

A second profits warning by one of the biggest employers in the county did not go unnoticed in the City this morning.

Burglar jailed after £45k art gallery raid Image

Burglar jailed after £45k art gallery raid

A 40 year old Birmingham man has been jailed for three and a half years.

Access to business school and Growth Hub just got easier Image

Access to business school and Growth Hub just got easier

Building a new multi-million pound headquarters for business – then learning access to it was going to be something of an issue – would not be what anyone wanted to hear.

Winners of the Cirencester Business Awards 2019 Image

Winners of the Cirencester Business Awards 2019

Winners have been revealed in this year’s Cirencester Business Awards – staged by the town’s chamber of commerce.

New partner for Cheltenham chartered surveyors Image

New partner for Cheltenham chartered surveyors

Tivoli-based THP Chartered Surveyors have appointed one of its employees to equity partner.

How can you avoid a cyber-attack like the WhatsApp breach? Image

How can you avoid a cyber-attack like the WhatsApp breach?

Cheltenham-based cyber-security experts TechOP Solutions says the breach shows just how easy it is to be a victim of a cyber attack.

Boots profits take a significant dip Image

Boots profits take a significant dip

The High Street giant reported a 22 per cent drop in its annual profits in 2018.

Revenues keep (sausage) roll-ing in at Greggs Image

Revenues keep (sausage) roll-ing in at Greggs

Vegan sausage roll sales help the high street baker record a huge hike in sales.

Airline celebrates flying 55 million passengers from Bristol Image

Airline celebrates flying 55 million passengers from Bristol

The airline now operates 74 routes and up to 740 flights a week out of Bristol.

Two stores to close at Gloucester Quays Image

Two stores to close at Gloucester Quays

Huge interest continues for anything to do with Gloucester Quays – but that doesn’t stop the outlet centre’s list of tenants from changing.

Man charged with murder Image

Man charged with murder

A man has been charged in connection with the murder of a man in Gloucester.

Work starts to overhaul key road into Gloucester Image

Work starts to overhaul key road into Gloucester

Work to transform one of the busiest routes in to Gloucester has got underway.

Historic Gloucestershire pub close to reopening six years after pouring its last pint Image

Historic Gloucestershire pub close to reopening six years after pouring its last pint

Planning permission has been granted and work is underway to refurbish 300-year-old coaching inn

If you park but don't ride, you could be getting a fine Image

If you park but don't ride, you could be getting a fine

A new scheme to ensure there are enough parking spaces for Park and Ride users in Cheltenham has started today.

App game from Gloucestershire firm is worldwide hit Image

App game from Gloucestershire firm is worldwide hit

A mobile phone game created in the Cotswolds has become a world-wide hit - number one in 80-plus countries.

600-plus jobs to be created in Gloucestershire Image

600-plus jobs to be created in Gloucestershire

More than 600 possible jobs are due to be created in Gloucestershire – and they will be signposted in the forthcoming edition of Punchline business magazine.

Owner of British Gas admits warm weather is affecting trading Image

Owner of British Gas admits warm weather is affecting trading

Warmer than normal weather combined with a cap on standard variable tariffs have led to a “challenging” trading environment for the company that owns British Gas.

Damning Ofsted report for private Gloucestershire school Image

Damning Ofsted report for private Gloucestershire school

Another damning Ofsted report has followed hot on the heels of its last inspection – and repeated the verdict of “inadequate” for a fee paying Gloucestershire school.

Sunday Times names richest people in Gloucestershire Image

Sunday Times names richest people in Gloucestershire

If you thought engineering was no great career move you should take a look at what it did for two entrepreneurial types who founded a certain Gloucestershire business.

Plans submitted to demolish Gloucester City centre pub Image

Plans submitted to demolish Gloucester City centre pub

The pub would be levelled and a new building containing 23 apartments will be built in its place.

UK hotelier power list celebrates Gloucestershire names Image

UK hotelier power list celebrates Gloucestershire names

Five businessman and women from Gloucestershire have been named on a respected industry power list for the hospitality sector.

Driver 10 times over the limit for cocaine Image

Driver 10 times over the limit for cocaine

A 23-year-old driver from Cirencester was found to be under the influence of nearly 10 times the limit for cocaine and more than seven times the limit for ketamine.

Ahoy there: Don't forget to use your pieces of eight to buy Tall Ships Festival tickets Image

Ahoy there: Don't forget to use your pieces of eight to buy Tall Ships Festival tickets

Follow this link to buy tickets for the Tall Ships Festival taking place over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

See what The King's School has to offer your child Image

See what The King's School has to offer your child

King’s School are holding a whole school open morning on Friday, May 17 to showcase the forward-thinking education it offers in inspirational surroundings.

Economic boost for the Cotswolds Image

Economic boost for the Cotswolds

An economic boost for the Cotswolds is how new transport services for the Cotswolds have been described by a chamber of trade.

Gloucester MP urges government to turn the tide on wave power Image

Gloucester MP urges government to turn the tide on wave power

Nearly 100 members of parliament have signed a letter written by Gloucester’s MP Richard Graham urging the Government to capitalise on its role as a world leader in wave and tidal power.

Brexit stockpiling has boosted the UK economy Image

Brexit stockpiling has boosted the UK economy

Stockpiling for Brexit boosted the British economy in the first quarter of 2019, according the latest set of figures released by the National Office of Statistics.

"Positive start to 2019" reported by Travis Perkins

The building merchants that also owns Toolstation and Wickes have reported on the first quarter of 2019

Profit warning issued by Superdry Image

Profit warning issued by Superdry

Profits to be lower than expected but returning CEO Julian Dunkerton is "confident" that the brand is heading in the right direction

Staff hospitalised following business fire Image

Staff hospitalised following business fire

Four men were taken to hospital following a fire at a business in Gloucester.

GCHQ given a new Freedom Image

GCHQ given a new Freedom

We have always known that they have certain ‘freedoms’ but now it's official, GCHQ has the freedom of Cheltenham.

Key appointments made by leading finance firm Image

Key appointments made by leading finance firm

New finance director and operations director take up their positions as deputy chief executive retires.

University students raise a glass as their beer hits supermarket shelves Image

University students raise a glass as their beer hits supermarket shelves

A group of Gloucestershire university students is celebrating after a beer they came up with as a business project has been selected for sale by Waitrose & Partners.

VIDEO: Man jailed after being caught with illegal tobacco Image

VIDEO: Man jailed after being caught with illegal tobacco

The counterfeit tobacco was found within two hidden storage areas, accessed with a hydraulic lift.

New Toddington show home unveiled by Gloucestershire housebuilders Image

New Toddington show home unveiled by Gloucestershire housebuilders

A Gloucester-based housebuilder is inviting visitors to its new, three-bedroom show home at New Town Park, Toddington, near Broadway.

Stroud business nominated for prestigious award Image

Stroud business nominated for prestigious award

Stroud-based producers Kitchen Garden Foods have been nominated for the best Food Product of the Year award at the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards.

Students compete in Wacky Races Image

Students compete in Wacky Races

Students from Bridge Training in Gloucester took part in this year’s Tetbury Wacky Races, in vehicles they had built themselves.

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