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UK sales growth for B&Q Image

UK sales growth for B&Q

B&Q and Screwfix owner, Kingfisher, has reported improving UK sales.

St James's Place faces exit from FTSE 100 Image

St James's Place faces exit from FTSE 100

The Cirencester-headquartered company is one of Gloucestershire's largest employers.

EXCLUSIVE: Gloucestershire Airport to trim operating hours  Image

EXCLUSIVE: Gloucestershire Airport to trim operating hours

Staffing headaches solved by interim closures this summer.

Gloucestershire firm celebrates 40 years Image

Gloucestershire firm celebrates 40 years

Gloucester-based Quattro Design Architects is celebrating its 40th anniversary throughout 2024.

BT announces delay to the 'Big Switch Off' Image

BT announces delay to the 'Big Switch Off'

BT has announced a year-long extension to the 'Big Switch Off' of analogue lines.

Gloucester Food Dock welcomes two more businesses Image

Gloucester Food Dock welcomes two more businesses

Gloucester Food Dock has announced the addition of two more eateries. 

RICH LIST 2024: Who's got the most cash in the county? Image

RICH LIST 2024: Who's got the most cash in the county?

Billionaires are getting rarer – but richer.

Gloucestershire drug gang behind bars after police uncovered films of their crimes Image

Gloucestershire drug gang behind bars after police uncovered films of their crimes

An undercover operation caught 11 people who were involved in the supply of more than 5kg of cocaine and heroin across the county.

Contactless payments keep rising Image

Contactless payments keep rising

Nearly two billion debit and credit card transactions were made in the UK in February.

Surge in profits for budget airline Image

Surge in profits for budget airline

Ryanair has reported a big rise in full-year profits, after increasing its fares by more than 20%.

Bathroom firm acquires rival Image

Bathroom firm acquires rival

Victorian Plumbing has snapped up a bathroom retailer with a remarkably similar name.

Committee asked to protect woodland Image

Committee asked to protect woodland

An application is going to Tewkesbury Borough Council’s Planning Committee to protect trees against development.

Cheltenham Music Festival announces new artistic director Image

Cheltenham Music Festival announces new artistic director

Cheltenham Music Festival has announced a long-term plan and new artistic director, ahead of its 80th year.

EXCLUSIVE: Key Gloucester site back on the market for £1.2m Image

EXCLUSIVE: Key Gloucester site back on the market for £1.2m

Indicative plans for a residential conversion have been prepared for potential buyers

University reveals delay to huge City Campus project Image

University reveals delay to huge City Campus project

Work is underway to transform the former Debenhams in Gloucester

Gloucester city centre car park to partially reopen  Image

Gloucester city centre car park to partially reopen

The multi-storey has been closed for eight months

Cavendish House opens to small traders Image

Cavendish House opens to small traders

A series of small businesses will be opening up in the former Cavendish House in Cheltenham.

Hotelier checks in for ITV mystery show Image

Hotelier checks in for ITV mystery show

Claire swaps day job for chance of £250,000.

Ecclesiastical tops Fairer Finance tables yet again Image

Ecclesiastical tops Fairer Finance tables yet again

Gloucester-based insurer tops league table for a record 19th time.

Council gets nearly £200,000 to install EV charging points Image

Council gets nearly £200,000 to install EV charging points

Forest of Dean District Council has received money to install 33 EV charging points in council-owned car parks.

MP welcomes Asia-Pacific trade bloc deal Image

MP welcomes Asia-Pacific trade bloc deal

Deal is an "important step", says Gloucester MP Richard Graham.

BBC local radio continues to lose listeners Image

BBC local radio continues to lose listeners

Decline in listening hours to BBC local radio in England has continued.

Airport reaches major passenger milestone Image

Airport reaches major passenger milestone

Bristol Airport has welcomed 10 million passengers in a year for the first time in its history.

New Mayor for Tewkesbury Borough Image

New Mayor for Tewkesbury Borough

Tewkesbury Borough Council has welcomed a new Mayor for 2024/25.

eBay launches ‘click to resell’ feature Image

eBay launches ‘click to resell’ feature

Ebay has launched a new feature to make it even easier to sell secondhand clothes.

The Entertainer heading for Tesco Image

The Entertainer heading for Tesco

The Entertainer is set to open toy shops in two Gloucestershire Tesco branches next week.

Gloucester man guilty of growing £145,000 worth of cannabis Image

Gloucester man guilty of growing £145,000 worth of cannabis

A man has pleaded guilty to growing cannabis in a house in Gloucester.

ANALYSIS: Land for sale: could 2024 be time for a bargain? Image

ANALYSIS: Land for sale: could 2024 be time for a bargain?

Punchline outlines the sales terrain.

Council name change moves a step closer Image

Council name change moves a step closer

Plans to change a Gloucestershire council’s name moved a step closer yesterday (May 15).

Bromford announces strong results for 2023-24 Image

Bromford announces strong results for 2023-24

Tewkesbury-based housing association Bromford has announced another year of strong results.

Menswear retailer to open on Promenade Image

Menswear retailer to open on Promenade

Menswear retailer, Charles Tyrwhitt, is hoping to open a store in Cheltenham this summer.

Hanging on the line: HMRC's £25bn phone bill Image

Hanging on the line: HMRC's £25bn phone bill

FSB slams spending watchdogs' shock report.

Warners Cars plucks Chery's premium wheels Image

Warners Cars plucks Chery's premium wheels

Dealership makes strategic move on Far-East brands.

Up, up and away: is travel regaining its wings? Image

Up, up and away: is travel regaining its wings?

Independent agents tell Punchline business is brisk.

Cotswold firm named as one of UK's best places to work Image

Cotswold firm named as one of UK's best places to work

Cirencester-based company offers employees a four-day working week.

Gloucestershire firm’s record charity donation  Image

Gloucestershire firm’s record charity donation

Gloucestershire-based Creed Foodservice has donated a record amount to charity over the past 12 months.

Broadway's oldest dwelling is one of UK's top 10 B&Bs Image

Broadway's oldest dwelling is one of UK's top 10 B&Bs

700-year-old B&B hotel gains Tripadvisor accolade.

Lions at Large in Pride of Gloucestershire art trail Image

Lions at Large in Pride of Gloucestershire art trail

Businesses, schools and community groups can join the pack to support a wildlife sculpture trail coming to Gloucestershire.

M&S shakes up men’s formalwear Image

M&S shakes up men’s formalwear

Marks & Spencer is changing up its men’s formalwear offering for spring and summer.

EXCLUSIVE:  Former Toys R Us store in Gloucester to finally be filled Image

EXCLUSIVE: Former Toys R Us store in Gloucester to finally be filled

A sporting club has announced it will invest £1million into the unit

Italian restaurant to open in Cheltenham Image

Italian restaurant to open in Cheltenham

An independent restaurant based at Gloucester Docks is to open a branch in Cheltenham.

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