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Police probe over box of faeces left at MP's office Image

Police probe over box of faeces left at MP's office

Police have launched an investigation after a box containing faeces was left outside Stroud MP Siobhan Baillie's constituency office.

Renishaw brings the power of metal AM to RAF Wittering Image

Renishaw brings the power of metal AM to RAF Wittering

Gloucestershire-based global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has become a delivery partner to Royal Air Force Wittering Squadron in Cambridgeshire.

Pump Room café pledges to stay open Image

Pump Room café pledges to stay open

The outdoor café at Cheltenham’s Pittville Pump Room will stay open, despite the council saying it must close.

Union claims Muller wants to milk more from workers to boost profits Image

Union claims Muller wants to milk more from workers to boost profits

Nearly 70 HGV drivers and shunters employed by Muller in Gloucestershire and who are responsible for delivering milk products to supermarkets nationwide have been on strike since August.

Council staff answer SOS call from Severnside life savers Image

Council staff answer SOS call from Severnside life savers

A charity headquarters has been transformed thanks to a team of volunteers from Stroud District Council and property services contractor Bell.

Call for hospital parking fees to be scrapped Image

Call for hospital parking fees to be scrapped

Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats have urged the Government to scrap hospital parking fees.

Hotel looks to 'save Christmas' for one lucky family Image

Hotel looks to 'save Christmas' for one lucky family

A luxury hotel in Gloucestershire is looking to save Christmas for a family affected by the cost of living crisis with a free three-day stay.

Primark sales on the up Image

Primark sales on the up

Primark’s UK like-for-like sales are back to pre-Covid levels.

EXCLUSIVE: Dobbies to fill ‘Gap’ on the Promenade Image

EXCLUSIVE: Dobbies to fill ‘Gap’ on the Promenade

At the opening of Dobbies in Tewkesbury last week, it was revealed the retailer is set to open another store in the county.

Free webinar: How you can deliver a great customer experience Image

Free webinar: How you can deliver a great customer experience

A webinar is being held later this month to help businesses improve their customer experience.

Inspiring The Forest: Launch of ground-breaking initiative Image

Inspiring The Forest: Launch of ground-breaking initiative

A ground-breaking initiative to raise young people’s aspirations in the Forest of Dean is being launched by the Forest Economic Partnership (FEP).

Gloucestershire awarded £2.9m for government initiative Image

Gloucestershire awarded £2.9m for government initiative

Gloucestershire councils have been awarded £2.9 million in the latest round of the government's Rough Sleeping Initiative (RSI).

No Child Left Behind: Sponsors announced Image

No Child Left Behind: Sponsors announced

A number of sponsors have stepped up for Cheltenham’s No Child Left Behind awards.

Gloucestershire Libraries celebrate £750k funding award Image

Gloucestershire Libraries celebrate £750k funding award

Gloucestershire Libraries have been recognised as a National Portfolio Organisation and awarded £750,000 funding over three years by Arts Council England.

Gloucester firm looks to the future Image

Gloucester firm looks to the future

The specialist corporate finance team has seen growth in 2022, despite economic uncertainty.

Give back this Christmas at Sue Ryder's Winter Ball Image

Give back this Christmas at Sue Ryder's Winter Ball

Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice is asking Gloucestershire businesses, corporates and individuals to consider celebrating the best of the festive season with them.

Diesel prices rocket by 10p a litre in October Image

Diesel prices rocket by 10p a litre in October

October saw diesel rocket by 10p a litre to 190.5p, making for the third worst monthly increase on record

Quarter of adults in the South West have less than £100 savings Image

Quarter of adults in the South West have less than £100 savings

Almost three quarters of a million people across the South West have no savings and another 300,000 have less than £100, according to new research.

Rustic food trailer extends lease at Five Valleys Image

Rustic food trailer extends lease at Five Valleys

The Warren food trailer has extended its lease at the Five Valleys indoor market in Stroud.

EVs energise new car market despite toughest year since 1982 Image

EVs energise new car market despite toughest year since 1982

The UK new car market recorded a third month of growth in October, with registrations rising by more than a quarter to 134,344 units.

Gloucester councillors join fight against Investment Zones Image

Gloucester councillors join fight against Investment Zones

They are the third group to reject the bid by the county council which would allow the relaxing of planning rules

Black Friday shortages loom for Amazon customers Image

Black Friday shortages loom for Amazon customers

Amazon faces Black Friday shortages as workers at a packaging firm vote for strike action.

Gloucester Guildhall set for further £750k investment after joining Arts Council's portfolio Image

Gloucester Guildhall set for further £750k investment after joining Arts Council's portfolio

Gloucester's main venue for live music, comedy, dance, and contemporary film has been chosen to join the prestigious Arts Council England's National Portfolio and is set to receive funding over three years.

Five arrested as warrants are executed as part of £100,000 burglary investigation Image

Five arrested as warrants are executed as part of £100,000 burglary investigation

Five arrests have been made by officers investigating a high value burglary at an antiques shop in the Cotswolds.

Don't miss the King’s School sixth form open evening Image

Don't miss the King’s School sixth form open evening

Students in years 10 and 11 from across the county are invited to King’s School sixth form information evening next month.

VIDEO: CEO of Dobbies walks Punchline around new 70,000 sq ft Tewkesbury store Image

VIDEO: CEO of Dobbies walks Punchline around new 70,000 sq ft Tewkesbury store

Punchline-Gloucester.com editor Mark Owen was shown around the store by Dobbies CEO Graeme Jenkins.

Partnership launches to boost £1.5billion agri-tech sector in Gloucestershire Image

Partnership launches to boost £1.5billion agri-tech sector in Gloucestershire

It will provide opportunities for new companies to come here

Gloucester company named in The Times Best Law Firms 2023 Image

Gloucester company named in The Times Best Law Firms 2023

Published today, the list includes firms which specialise in all aspects of law, including human rights, tax and entertainment

Cheltenham restaurant makes Tripadvisor top 10 Image

Cheltenham restaurant makes Tripadvisor top 10

An Indian restaurant in Cheltenham has been ranked eighth in the UK for fine dining by Tripadvisor.

Third generation takes over Grundon Waste Management Image

Third generation takes over Grundon Waste Management

The business has a site in Bishop's Cleeve and has been run by the same family since 1929

Bank of England warns of record-breaking recession Image

Bank of England warns of record-breaking recession

The Bank of England has warned the UK could be heading for the longest recession in 100 years.

Twitter set to make job cuts after Elon Musk takeover Image

Twitter set to make job cuts after Elon Musk takeover

There is speculation that as many as half of Twitter's 8,000 jobs may be axed.

Crime prevention grant applications open next week Image

Crime prevention grant applications open next week

The Commissioner’s Fund, which supports local organisations trying to make their communities better, will re-open on Monday (November 7).

Views sought on possible boundary changes Image

Views sought on possible boundary changes

Eleven town and parish boundaries in Stroud district could change – but the council needs your views

Clarks back in profit after post-pandemic shake-up Image

Clarks back in profit after post-pandemic shake-up

The 197-year-old company has stores in Gloucester and Cheltenham

Council staff support Stroud Women's Refuge Image

Council staff support Stroud Women's Refuge

Stroud District Council staff raised more than £400 for Stroud Women’s Refuge at a charity event held after work.

BREAKING NEWS: Cheltenham's ice rink cancelled Image

BREAKING NEWS: Cheltenham's ice rink cancelled

Cheltenham Borough Council has today regrettably announced that the town will not be hosting a Christmas ice rink in 2022.

VIDEO: Dobbies opens huge Tewkesbury store Image

VIDEO: Dobbies opens huge Tewkesbury store

People queued for the grand opening of the new Dobbies Garden Centre in Tewkesbury today (November 3).

£200m South West Investment Fund set for 2023 launch Image

£200m South West Investment Fund set for 2023 launch

A £200 million investment fund to support the growth of small and medium-sized businesses across the South West of England is set to be launched next year.

Trading standards officers inspect Gloucestershire petrol forecourts and weighbridges Image

Trading standards officers inspect Gloucestershire petrol forecourts and weighbridges

Gloucestershire County Council trading standards officers have carried out checks at petrol station forecourts in the county to ensure drivers are not being short-changed.

Alder King appoints new planner Image

Alder King appoints new planner

Gloucester-based property consultancy Alder King continues to invest in its planning service with another appointment to the team.

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