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VIDEO: Russian airliner caught going wrong way around Air Balloon roundabout Image

VIDEO: Russian airliner caught going wrong way around Air Balloon roundabout

It is not often drivers get the chance to overtake a Boeing airliner capable of 540-plus mph – while staying strictly within the speed limits – but that was the opportunity on Gloucestershire’s roads today.

Supermarket plots move to Cheltenham premises that are a Lidl bit bigger Image

Supermarket plots move to Cheltenham premises that are a Lidl bit bigger

Lidl have submitted plans to move out of their Grosvenor Terrace site to another site at the other end of Cheltenham town centre.

Last chance to buy at Tewkesbury development Image

Last chance to buy at Tewkesbury development

There are only a few homes remaining at a Gloucester-based housebuilder's Tewkesbury development.

Police appeal after car stolen from Gloucestershire branch Tesco at gunpoint  Image

Police appeal after car stolen from Gloucestershire branch Tesco at gunpoint

Police have arrested a man following a report of a vehicle being stolen at gunpoint from Tesco in Cirencester yesterday.

Former manager who stole thousands from Cheltenham pub learns his sentence Image

Former manager who stole thousands from Cheltenham pub learns his sentence

Steven Holmes was found guilty of stealing £14,225 from the Bottle of Sauce pub in Cheltenham.

Gloucestershire school becomes one of only 15 in the country to offer top qualification Image

Gloucestershire school becomes one of only 15 in the country to offer top qualification

A Gloucester school has become one of only 15 in the UK to offer the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme.

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited in July Image

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited in July

Drivers are being alerted to the location of mobile speed cameras throughout the county in July.

"The incinerator is a disaster" stunning criticism of Shire Hall by Stroud District Council

A statement released by Stroud District Council leaders has pulled no punches about the Javelin Park giant.

Plans submitted for new industrial park in Cheltenham  Image

Plans submitted for new industrial park in Cheltenham

One of Cheltenham's biggest industrial estates may be about to get ever so slightly bigger.

Traffic delays expected as the body of King Arthur moved Image

Traffic delays expected as the body of King Arthur moved

Two highly unusual loads are due to be transported through Gloucestershire today (July 2) and tomorrow and police have warning drivers to beware.

Gym ready to roll in former Cheltenham car showroom Image

Gym ready to roll in former Cheltenham car showroom

Reconditioning and improvements to bodywork will take on a slightly different meaning at a former car showroom in Cheltenham.

Financial services firm expands with major acquisition Image

Financial services firm expands with major acquisition

Financial services firm expands with major acquisition through a recent acquisition.

There will always be a Post Office in Gloucester city centre Image

There will always be a Post Office in Gloucester city centre

Gloucester MP Richard Graham has reassured constituents that there will always be a Post Office, with all existing services, in the city centre.

Senior appointments at law firm as long-standing partner steps down Image

Senior appointments at law firm as long-standing partner steps down

One of the county’s longest established law firms has said a fond farewell to one of Gloucestershire’s longest serving legal experts.

Taxi firm stays connected with the help of Gloucestershire telecoms business Image

Taxi firm stays connected with the help of Gloucestershire telecoms business

A Stonehouse-based telecommunications firm have teamed up with a taxi company to give drivers and dispatchers an essential tool that takes the hassle out of booking, recording and managing jobs.

Jack Wills hit by falling sales  Image

Jack Wills hit by falling sales

Fashion retailer Jack Wills is thought to heading for financial trouble, after falling spring sales.

UK manufacturing hits lowest level in six years Image

UK manufacturing hits lowest level in six years

Factories were hit hard in June, with manufacturing suffering its biggest slump in six years, according to the latest figures.

Former Cheltenham MP displays Brexit message on first day as a Member of the European Parliament Image

Former Cheltenham MP displays Brexit message on first day as a Member of the European Parliament

Martin Horwood and his Liberal Democrat colleagues left little to the imagination with their combative T-shirts.

Family firm and major employer closes in on £80 million turnover Image

Family firm and major employer closes in on £80 million turnover

An increase in profit of 55 per cent and turnover growth of 12 per cent has been revealed by a well-known Gloucestershire-based family business.

Major deal signed for Stroud-based food producer Image

Major deal signed for Stroud-based food producer

A food business from Gloucestershire has secured a national listing with one of the UK's biggest food retailers.

Proposed flats to be sandwiched between listed buildings in heart of Gloucester Image

Proposed flats to be sandwiched between listed buildings in heart of Gloucester

Five residential flats could be built above Caffe Nero on Southgate Street.

First lorries delivering waste to Gloucestershire's incinerator have been halted by protesters  Image

First lorries delivering waste to Gloucestershire's incinerator have been halted by protesters

Protesters from Extinction Rebellion have created a human shield to the Javelin Park site.

Gloucestershire firm wins national award for product innovation Image

Gloucestershire firm wins national award for product innovation

Cheltenham-based ADEY wins national award for a product with ground-breaking uses.

VIDEO: Engineering firm boards Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup dream Image

VIDEO: Engineering firm boards Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup dream

An engineering company from Gloucestershire is part of the specialist team which has assembled the racing yacht Sir Ben Ainslie is hoping to carry him to America’s Cup glory.

Hazlewoods staff and clients complete thoroughly British mission Image

Hazlewoods staff and clients complete thoroughly British mission

Britain is famous for charity events washed away by an uncaring weather front – but possible the most inclement summer day of 2019 could not stop this one.

'Cotswold Taste Skills Academy' launches at Gloucester Growth Hub Image

'Cotswold Taste Skills Academy' launches at Gloucester Growth Hub

A new, mouth-watering business coaching programme has recently launched at the Growth Hub.

Forest of Dean new-build bungalows to hit the market Image

Forest of Dean new-build bungalows to hit the market

The first in a collection of new-build bungalows will be open for viewing in the Forest of Dean later this month.

Boss of Canadian firm appointed to help lead Versarien Image

Boss of Canadian firm appointed to help lead Versarien

Experts and a global leader in all things graphene, Cheltenham-headquartered Versarien, has appointed an expert in “business scale up” to its board.

 Down payment collars Gloucestershire its own police academy Image

Down payment collars Gloucestershire its own police academy

A £600,000 investment and the backing of GFirst LEP is helping drive plans for a new police training college and conference centre in Gloucestershire.

First names revealed for 70th Cheltenham Literature Festival Image

First names revealed for 70th Cheltenham Literature Festival

Organisers of The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival have announced a selection of early highlights for their 70th anniversary instalment.

VIDEO: EDF announces milestone on Hinkley Point nuclear power station  Image

VIDEO: EDF announces milestone on Hinkley Point nuclear power station

A major Gloucestershire employer behind probably the biggest infrastructure project in the UK, has announced it has reached a milestone.

New apartments planned facing Gloucester Docks Image

New apartments planned facing Gloucester Docks

A derelict site adjacent to Gloucester Docks could become the site for a new housing development.

Thieves raid Cheltenham offices Image

Thieves raid Cheltenham offices

Police have confirmed thieves targeted a major Cheltenham office block, stealing IT equipment.

Businesses come to the rescue of damaged war memorial  Image

Businesses come to the rescue of damaged war memorial

Public-spirited businesses have joined forces to help following criminal damage to a memorial to Stroud's war dead.

Bogus barrister who defrauded employer sentenced Image

Bogus barrister who defrauded employer sentenced

The bogus barrister who conned her employers and defrauded them out of more than £14,000 has been ordered to pay the firm just £300.

Gloucestershire auto centre named UK garage of the year Image

Gloucestershire auto centre named UK garage of the year

A Gloucestershire car repair centre has been named as Britain’s Top Garage.

Manufacturer unveils a vision for the safe sales of knives Image

Manufacturer unveils a vision for the safe sales of knives

An innovative up-market manufacturer from Gloucestershire has launched an initiative it hopes will help tackle the threat of knife crime.

Running event to take to Gloucester streets Image

Running event to take to Gloucester streets

Nine hundred runners are due to line up for Gloucester 10 running event.

Busy road into Gloucester will be closed for 11 nights next month Image

Busy road into Gloucester will be closed for 11 nights next month

Cheltenham Road in Longlevens will be closed to traffic from 7pm each night for resurfacing work.

Superdry delays full year results after a turbulent 12 months Image

Superdry delays full year results after a turbulent 12 months

The Cheltenham-based retail giant has announced its full-year results will be delayed by six days and come out on July 10.

King's Walk redevelopment is an award-winner - before the work has truly started Image

King's Walk redevelopment is an award-winner - before the work has truly started

Gloucester City Council scooped a prestigious local government award for its plans to overhaul the shopping centre.

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