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Further COVID-19 vaccination sites confirmed Image

Further COVID-19 vaccination sites confirmed

The NHS in Gloucestershire is pleased to confirm further sites supporting COVID-19 community vaccination in the county.

Lockdown diary turned into book for charity Image

Lockdown diary turned into book for charity

The lockdown diary of a Gloucester insurance broker has been turned into a book to raise funds for local NHS charities.

Stroud good causes can benefit from new online community lottery Image

Stroud good causes can benefit from new online community lottery

A new online community lottery to benefit good causes will be launched by Stroud District Council next year.

Property search company donates thousands to charity this Christmas Image

Property search company donates thousands to charity this Christmas

X-Press Legal Services has generously donated to various different charities for Christmas, hoping to bring some festive cheer this year.

Online surge lifts DFS to strong profit forecast Image

Online surge lifts DFS to strong profit forecast

Furniture retailer DFS saw online sales soar by 76 per cent in the second half of the year compared to 12 months ago.

New grants support businesses into the New Year Image

New grants support businesses into the New Year

New support grants are now available for businesses in Tewkesbury Borough that have been financially impacted by the latest coronavirus restrictions.

Sentence for man who attacked teenager outside Cheltenham nightclub Image

Sentence for man who attacked teenager outside Cheltenham nightclub

The attack took place outside Under the Prom nightclub in Cheltenham.

Cheltenham looks to extend Purple period Image

Cheltenham looks to extend Purple period

Cheltenham Borough Council is looking for feedback on its night time economy ahead of an application to renew the town's Purple Flag status.

Trial charging change to rubbish collection Image

Trial charging change to rubbish collection

Electricity could be powering a new generation of refuse collection vehicles after a trial in Gloucestershire.

St James's Place appoints next chairman Image

St James's Place appoints next chairman

St James's Place has turned to outgoing Prudential Group chairman Paul Manduca to take on the same role at the wealth management firm.

Cirencester's new car park to open 'free of charge' over Christmas holidays Image

Cirencester's new car park to open 'free of charge' over Christmas holidays

Cotswold District Council is opening the new Whiteway Car Park in Cirencester free of charge to the public for seven days over Christmas and New Year.

GO Mobility offering help to reach coronavirus vaccinations Image

GO Mobility offering help to reach coronavirus vaccinations

Teams from a Gloucestershire wheelchair accessible vehicle provider are helping some of the most vulnerable people in our communities reach Covid-19 vaccination hubs.

No immediate problems from border closure says retail group Image

No immediate problems from border closure says retail group

Retailers have played down fears of widespread pre-Christmas shortages due to the closure of the UK's borders, but have called on the Government and EU to find an answer quickly.

Forest MP calls for coronavirus exit strategy Image

Forest MP calls for coronavirus exit strategy

Forest of Dean MP Mark Harper has called for Parliament to be recalled to debate the latest coronavirus restrictions after the introduction.

Five new affordable homes completed in time for Christmas Image

Five new affordable homes completed in time for Christmas

Five new energy efficient homes for affordable rent and shared ownership have been completed in North Woodchester.

Electric vans now part of fleet to fix Gloucestershire streets Image

Electric vans now part of fleet to fix Gloucestershire streets

Gloucestershire County Council has unveiled three new plug-in electric highways vans, which will be used to help repair roads across the county.

Fresh appeal for witnesses after teenager stabbed Image

Fresh appeal for witnesses after teenager stabbed

Gloucestershire Constabulary are continuing to encourage witnesses to a stabbing on Ryecroft Street in Tredworth to come forward.

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile testing unit locations for December 2020 Image

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile testing unit locations for December 2020

An important part of minimising and managing any future spread of Covid-19 is the speed at which people can be tested and isolation measures put in place, should an outbreak occur.

St. Modwen breaks ground on second phase of Gloucester development Image

St. Modwen breaks ground on second phase of Gloucester development

Developers St. Modwen's have started work on the second phase of its new 58-acre industrial and logistics park in Gloucester.

Former Stroud flour mill sold at auction Image

Former Stroud flour mill sold at auction

A former flour mill in the centre of Stroud sold at auction on Wednesday, October 16.

Gloucestershire College guiding the way through training options Image

Gloucestershire College guiding the way through training options

Gloucestershire College is helping to steer people through the maze of training options available with a guide to its services and apprenticeship courses.

Business calls for support beyond furlough extension Image

Business calls for support beyond furlough extension

Chancellor Rishi Sunak predicted extended the furlough scheme by a further month would provide "certainty for millions" but business leaders warned more support packages will be needed heading into 2021.

ISD Solutions provides fast-track firewall at the new UK vaccines centre Image

ISD Solutions provides fast-track firewall at the new UK vaccines centre

Gloucester-based fire safety construction specialists ISD Solutions are delivering a fast-track firewall element at the UK's new Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC).

Cheltenham solicitors' corporate team completes 13 deals and a takeover in the final quarter Image

Cheltenham solicitors' corporate team completes 13 deals and a takeover in the final quarter

Cheltenham-based BPE Solicitors' corporate team is celebrating finishing 2020 with a strong final quarter.

Lister and FGR working together to make matchdays safe Image

Lister and FGR working together to make matchdays safe

Lister Unified Communications has extended its partnership with Forest Green Rovers to provide the club with a range of communications solutions.

Gloucester company delivers Christmas every day Image

Gloucester company delivers Christmas every day

A Gloucester-based company, BiGDUG, is delivering Christmas to local families every day throughout advent.

Five sheds broken into in Chipping Campden Image

Five sheds broken into in Chipping Campden

Police are appealing for information after five sheds were broken into.

Councils agree £15m for Gloucestershire Airport runways Image

Councils agree £15m for Gloucestershire Airport runways

Gloucestershire Airport will undertake runway improvement work after securing up to £15million funding from the two councils which own it.

Gloucestershire stays under tier two restrictions Image

Gloucestershire stays under tier two restrictions

Gloucestershire will remain in tier two of the Government's coronavirus restrictions despite a rise in infection rates.

Cheltenham trade union treasurer stole more than £4,000 hardship grant Image

Cheltenham trade union treasurer stole more than £4,000 hardship grant

A treasurer callously stole a hardship grant for the family of a young member.

Renishaw adds precision to America's Cup bid Image

Renishaw adds precision to America's Cup bid

The first skirmishes in the battle for the world sport's oldest international trophy are being fought out in Auckland with Renishaw playing a key role.

Award winning actress presents BBC charity appeal Image

Award winning actress presents BBC charity appeal

Gloucestershire charity, Winston’s Wish, will feature on BBC One this Sunday.

Briefing ahead of King’s Quarter transformation Image

Briefing ahead of King’s Quarter transformation

Contractors interested in working on the King’s Quarter redevelopment will take part in an online briefing day next month.

Developer sells 57-home Forest of Dean modular housing scheme Image

Developer sells 57-home Forest of Dean modular housing scheme

Modular housing company ilke Homes has agreed the sale of a 57-home affordable housing scheme in the Forest of Dean.

Covid rules prompt launch of Gloucestershire rugby competition Image

Covid rules prompt launch of Gloucestershire rugby competition

It has been a rough year for Gloucestershire's grass roots sports with the county's rugby clubs forced to adapt - but a solution has been found with the launch of a new competition.

Man served with Gloucestershire Constabulary's first Stalking Protection Order Image

Man served with Gloucestershire Constabulary's first Stalking Protection Order

A man has been served with Gloucestershire Constabulary's first Stalking Protection Order under section 9 of the Stalking Protection Act 2019.

Big businesses give food, tech and care essentials in South West  Image

Big businesses give food, tech and care essentials in South West

A charity set up by The Prince of Wales has got businesses to help more than 86,7000 people in the South West this year.

Debenhams starts closing down sale Image

Debenhams starts closing down sale

In a sad day for Gloucester, Debenhams has launched its closing down sale online and in stores.

Stroud's Vue Cinema reopens in time for Christmas Image

Stroud's Vue Cinema reopens in time for Christmas

Vue Cinema at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud has now reopened and is showing a selection of festive film screenings as well as an exciting film exclusive.

Cheltenham officers appeal for witnesses of arson Image

Cheltenham officers appeal for witnesses of arson

Local officers are appealing for witnesses following an incident of arson in Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham.

Moreton-in-Marsh brownfield development welcomed by MP Image

Moreton-in-Marsh brownfield development welcomed by MP

Construction firm Deeley Group has been welcomed back into a Cotswold town - by the local MP and house hunters - more than 35 years after it last worked there.

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