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Over 200 flock to the Creed Food Festival Image

Over 200 flock to the Creed Food Festival

Creed Foodservice, the leading food wholesaler and catering provider, saw over 200 people flock to its Food Festival.

Nominations revealed for the new mayor and sheriff of Gloucester Image

Nominations revealed for the new mayor and sheriff of Gloucester

Nominations have been announced for Gloucester's new Mayor and for the new Sheriff of the city.

Learners wait months for a driving test in Gloucester Image

Learners wait months for a driving test in Gloucester

Learner drivers are waiting an average of 16 weeks.

Morrisons steps in to save convenience store chain  Image

Morrisons steps in to save convenience store chain

A supermarket giant has put in a bid to rescue a convenience store chain.

‘Tesco must do more to support pork producers’ Image

‘Tesco must do more to support pork producers’

Tesco has been warned it must do more to help struggling pork producers or face "the destruction of the UK pig sector".

Gloucester prepares to celebrate Queen's Jubilee Image

Gloucester prepares to celebrate Queen's Jubilee

Plans are well underway in Gloucester to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee year.

Man found dead in Winchcombe Image

Man found dead in Winchcombe

Police attended an address after concerns had been raised for the welfare of a resident.

Cheltenham man sheds long locks for hospice Image

Cheltenham man sheds long locks for hospice

A supermarket worker from Cheltenham created quite a buzz.

Grade II-listed Cheltenham cottage set to go under the hammer Image

Grade II-listed Cheltenham cottage set to go under the hammer

A former estate cottage in Cheltenham dating from the mid-Victorian era is one of the more unusual properties featuring in Bond Wolfe's next auction.

Randall & Payne appoints youngest partner in 143 year history Image

Randall & Payne appoints youngest partner in 143 year history

Cheltenham-based accountancy firm Randall & Payne LLP has appointed a new partner with effect from May 1.

Costwolds celebrity retreat building 140 new homes Image

Costwolds celebrity retreat building 140 new homes

Lakes By Yoo near Lechlade is an idyllic paradise that has attracted the likes of Take That's Mark Owen and Jade Jagger

Gloucestershire firm makes 100 per cent sustainable marine fuel from salmon farming waste Image

Gloucestershire firm makes 100 per cent sustainable marine fuel from salmon farming waste

An important stage on the long voyage to marine transport decarbonisation has been reached by Green Fuels Research.

Gloucestershire chippie stars in new BBC show Image

Gloucestershire chippie stars in new BBC show

Award-winning takeaway Simpsons will appear on our screens this month

Retailers team up to demand business rates cut Image

Retailers team up to demand business rates cut

Several of the UK's biggest businesses have formed a coalition, calling for a permanent business rates cut.

Plans to replace 26 sheltered flats with 20 homes near Gloucester Image

Plans to replace 26 sheltered flats with 20 homes near Gloucester

The proposals are set to be discussed by Forest of Dean District Council next week

Shell profits nearly triple Image

Shell profits nearly triple

Shell has reported its highest ever quarterly profits, as oil and gas prices soar.

Big jump in sales for Next Image

Big jump in sales for Next

Next saw sales up by 21.3 per cent in its first quarter.

Two men prosecuted for abandoned vehicles in Cheltenham Image

Two men prosecuted for abandoned vehicles in Cheltenham

Cheltenham Borough Council have prosecuted two men.

Blue plaque erected for Cheltenham's 'human dynamo' Image

Blue plaque erected for Cheltenham's 'human dynamo'

A blue plaque has been erected at the former home of one of Cheltenham's principal businessmen for 50 years who was also an antiquarian, preacher and local councillor.

Dangerous driver pursued with £120,000 of stolen chewing gum Image

Dangerous driver pursued with £120,000 of stolen chewing gum

Two teenagers have been arrested.

Gloucestershire Airport development takes important step forward Image

Gloucestershire Airport development takes important step forward

Worcester-based Montel Civil Engineering have been working on site

Family sell Cheltenham Londis after 40 years trading Image

Family sell Cheltenham Londis after 40 years trading

Mr and Mrs Kotecha have passed over the reins after being behind the counter at Hewlett Stores for decades

New GP surgery planned for Tetbury Image

New GP surgery planned for Tetbury

Stonewood Partnerships Ltd is preparing plans for the site off Cirencester Road

The King’s School open morning Image

The King’s School open morning

The King’s School in Gloucester is holding an open morning on Saturday May 14.

Small firms in rebate plea over sickness absence Image

Small firms in rebate plea over sickness absence

The FSB has responded to latest figures showing that 149.3 million working days were lost because of sickness or injury in the UK last year.

New restaurant to create new jobs Image

New restaurant to create new jobs

Fat Toni’s Pizzeria is set to open a new restaurant in Five Valleys Shopping Centre, Stroud.

Online fashion retailer’s profits plunge Image

Online fashion retailer’s profits plunge

Fashion retailer, Boohoo’s, full-year profits have fallen as international sales dipped.

Morrisons’ new owner to sell petrol stations Image

Morrisons’ new owner to sell petrol stations

The takeover of Morrisons by Clayton, Dubilier and Rice (CD&R) next month looks set to go ahead, after the group offered to sell 87 petrol stations.

Have your say in Cheltenham election tomorrow Image

Have your say in Cheltenham election tomorrow

With just one day left until people in Cheltenham go to the polls, Cheltenham Borough Council is urging voters to get ready for the upcoming local elections.

New technology to help patients receive life-saving treatment in Gloucestershire Image

New technology to help patients receive life-saving treatment in Gloucestershire

A charity has launched an appeal to raise £600,000 for a new state-of-the art version of the gamma imaging equipment.

Businesses trying to recruit are still facing difficulties Image

Businesses trying to recruit are still facing difficulties

Figures released by the British Chambers of Commerce show the pressure on firms to recruit remains at record levels, echoing Business West’s most recent survey.

SME manufacturers lose optimism in face of rising costs Image

SME manufacturers lose optimism in face of rising costs

The UK’s small and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers faced the sharpest drop in optimism in the three months to April 2022 since the onset of the pandemic.

Businesses may have to pay a fee to use Twitter Image

Businesses may have to pay a fee to use Twitter

The news will come as a blow to many business owners who use the platform to reach customers.

Gloucester Railway Station entrance to be closed for 12 weeks Image

Gloucester Railway Station entrance to be closed for 12 weeks

The Bruton Way entrance to Gloucester Railway Station is set to be closed for up to twelve weeks.

Pizzeria announced as next name for £3.5m Gloucester Food Dock Image

Pizzeria announced as next name for £3.5m Gloucester Food Dock

Developers behind Gloucester's new £3.5m waterfront dining destination have revealed their next tenant.

Safran to merge two subsidiaries Image

Safran to merge two subsidiaries

Safran Electronics & Defense is said to be taking a major step forward in its inertial navigation strategy.

John Lewis to invest in tech roles Image

John Lewis to invest in tech roles

John Lewis Partnership is hiring more than 150 new tech staff, as it invests heavily in digital.

VIDEO: Sun shines brightly on Kings Square celebration Image

VIDEO: Sun shines brightly on Kings Square celebration

Hundreds of revellers packed Kings Square in Gloucester on Saturday to enjoy a sun-kissed day of free entertainment to celebrate its £5 million refurbishment.

Fatal collision in Gloucester Image

Fatal collision in Gloucester

Officers are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on Friday night (April 29).

Card retailer returns to profit Image

Card retailer returns to profit

Card Factory returned to profit in the last financial year, performing ahead of management expectations.

Big dividend at retailer that kept pandemic cash Image

Big dividend at retailer that kept pandemic cash

The owners of a discount retailer paid themselves a £25 million dividend last year, but didn’t pay back Covid support cash.

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