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Albright IP celebrates double success Image

Albright IP celebrates double success

The latest version of the industry handbook that lists top Intellectual Property professionals across the world includes not just one, but two directors from the Cheltenham-based IP attorney.

Cheltenham school children brighten Easter for local people Image

Cheltenham school children brighten Easter for local people

School children from Bishop's Cleeve Primary School and Grangefield Primary School have brought cheer to older people throughout the area by writing them Easter cards and letters.

For Ben; One Year On Image

For Ben; One Year On

Fundraisers will be running and walking throughout April to raise cash and awareness in memory of 22-year-old Ben Brown.

Bid submitted for groundbreaking fusion power site Image

Bid submitted for groundbreaking fusion power site

A bid to bring a groundbreaking fusion power plant to Gloucestershire has been formally submitted.

FOLK2FOLK on course to surpass £1m profit target Image

FOLK2FOLK on course to surpass £1m profit target

The national marketplace lender for SMEs has announced it expects to turn a seven-figure profit for its 2020 financial year.

Six men charged following investigation into conspiracy to commit burglaries Image

Six men charged following investigation into conspiracy to commit burglaries

Six men were arrested and charged last week in connection with a complex investigation into conspiracy to commit a number of burglaries.

Campaigner denies charges over Covid hospital video Image

Campaigner denies charges over Covid hospital video

A woman who allegedly claimed Covid-19 was a hoax as she streamed video from her phone inside Gloucestershire Royal Hospital has denied behaviour that caused alarm or distress to others.

Gloucestershire surgeries trial  vaccination walk-in service Image

Gloucestershire surgeries trial vaccination walk-in service

Two Gloucestershire GP surgeries are piloting a coronavirus vaccination walk-in service for people aged 50 and over who are yet to receive their first dose.

Survey reveals cost of Brexit across South West Image

Survey reveals cost of Brexit across South West

Businesses across the South West have been feeling the effect of higher trade barriers, according to a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce.

Tenants tee up fresh start for Gloucestershire golf club Image

Tenants tee up fresh start for Gloucestershire golf club

New tenants will begin a licence and 125-year lease for a golf club at Cleeve Hill.

Charity donation ahead of Quedgeley shop opening Image

Charity donation ahead of Quedgeley shop opening

Home Bargains has donated £2,000 to a Gloucestershire charity ahead of opening a new shop in Quedgeley.

Gloucestershire solar tech firm sold Image

Gloucestershire solar tech firm sold

Tewkesbury based Solar Technology International, a pioneer in solar engineering and innovation, has been acquired by Simmonsigns Ltd.

Online sales help Forge bumper year for Gloucester firm Image

Online sales help Forge bumper year for Gloucester firm

A Gloucester engineering firm has seen orders hit "unprecedented levels" throughout the pandemic with staff returning from furlough to keep up with demand.

Hole in the wall gang foiled by alarm in Cheltenham heist Image

Hole in the wall gang foiled by alarm in Cheltenham heist

Three men have been sentenced for attempting to break into a Cheltenham antiques shop by drilling through a basement wall.

Companies sign up to net zero pledge Image

Companies sign up to net zero pledge

Severn Trent, Rolls-Royce and Unilever are among some of the UK's largest companies who have committed to net zero emissions by 2050.

Ex-Gloucester councillor sentenced for voyeurism Image

Ex-Gloucester councillor sentenced for voyeurism

A former Gloucester city councillor has been given a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty of upskirting offences.

Noisy neighbour forced to pay more than £5,700 Image

Noisy neighbour forced to pay more than £5,700

A noisy neighbour in Stroud who ignored council warnings about causing a nuisance, had to pay more than £5,700.

New lease causes a splash at Cheltenham lido Image

New lease causes a splash at Cheltenham lido

The future of Sandford Parks Lido has been secured with a new 35-year lease - just two days before the existing deal was due to run out.

Former business journalist releases new poetry collection Image

Former business journalist releases new poetry collection

As the pandemic continues, a thirst for travel is rampant and many have turned to books to relive summers abroad.

More funding available for Tewkesbury voluntary and community groups Image

More funding available for Tewkesbury voluntary and community groups

The Covid-19 emergency community grant scheme was launched in March 2020 as the UK entered its first UK lockdown.

Bromford completes its biggest ever land purchase Image

Bromford completes its biggest ever land purchase

Housing association Bromford has revealed a multi-million-pound deal to secure its biggest-ever land purchase of a site in Gloucestershire.

Small firms take actions after EU export issues Image

Small firms take actions after EU export issues

More than one in four small exporters have temporarily halted sales to European Union customers according to new research.

New appointment as The Forum reaches planning hurdle Image

New appointment as The Forum reaches planning hurdle

Executive architects have been appointed for The Forum development in Gloucester ahead of a major hurdle for the next phase of the project.

Future of former Harvester restaurant revealed Image

Future of former Harvester restaurant revealed

A site once home to restaurant chain Harvester may soon have a new fast-food occupier.

Blackfinch boosts business development team with double hire Image

Blackfinch boosts business development team with double hire

Brockworth-based investment specialist Blackfinch has bolstered its business development team with the hire of two senior business development managers.

Gloucester Rugby in line for share of £88m funding Image

Gloucester Rugby in line for share of £88m funding

Gloucester Rugby will share in £88million of government support after a year without being able to welcome more than a handful of fans to Kingsholm.

CBI report shows 'light at the end of the tunnel' Image

CBI report shows 'light at the end of the tunnel'

Private sector activity fell at the slowest pace in a year over the last three months, according to the latest CBI Growth Indicator.

Fund puts jobs at the heart of submissions Image

Fund puts jobs at the heart of submissions

Removing barriers to employment will be the focus for projects seeking support from the UK Community Renewal Fund.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Thursday, April 1 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Thursday, April 1

The latest important news and updates from across Gloucestershire as the coronavirus crisis continues.

Britannia plots roundabout route to development Image

Britannia plots roundabout route to development

A Gloucestershire company has been awarded the contract for the next stage of a major development which will see 1,300 new homes and hundreds of job opportunities.

Andigestion scoops eight-year contract for county's food waste Image

Andigestion scoops eight-year contract for county's food waste

Food waste recycler Andigestion has been awarded an eight-year contract by Gloucestershire County Council to process around 24,000 tonnes a year of household food waste.

Growth Hub helps Gloucester business almost double sales in 2020 Image

Growth Hub helps Gloucester business almost double sales in 2020

The founder of manufacturing firm Wheatway Solutions' belief in innovation and opportunity has seen his business almost double year-on-year sales and expand into multiple global marketplaces.

Fusion plant could power thousands of Gloucestershire jobs Image

Fusion plant could power thousands of Gloucestershire jobs

The world's first fusion power plant could bring thousands of jobs to the region if a bid to build it in Gloucestershire is successful.

Heritage fleet up for auction as Mitsubishi Motors leaves county Image

Heritage fleet up for auction as Mitsubishi Motors leaves county

As car brand Mitsubishi Motors moves forward with plans to leave the UK, it has announced the virtual auction of its UK's heritage fleet.

No DRAMA for Renishaw with award success Image

No DRAMA for Renishaw with award success

A collaboration involving Renishaw designed to help the UK aerospace industry's supply chain has picked up an award.

Business West welcomes end of uncertainty for Honda site  Image

Business West welcomes end of uncertainty for Honda site

Business West today (26th March) welcomed the announcement from Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd that a buyer has been found for its Swindon site.

Two new hires at Willans Image

Two new hires at Willans

Two lawyers have joined the private client division of Willans, as the Gloucestershire law firm continues to grow.

Unknown man approached young girls in Tewkesbury Image

Unknown man approached young girls in Tewkesbury

Police are appealing for help in identifying a man who has approached schoolgirls in Tewkesbury.

Man charged with supplying Class A drugs Image

Man charged with supplying Class A drugs

Police have arrested a man from Gloucester on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs in Newent.

Cyclists urged not to give thieves a smooth ride Image

Cyclists urged not to give thieves a smooth ride

A Cheltenham bicycle business is urging cyclists to step their security up a gear as the commute to work and leisure increases with the easing of lockdown restrictions.

Switch from sport to sales builds career Image

Switch from sport to sales builds career

Former sports student Robbie Brown has swapped football for house sales after following in his mother's footsteps.

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