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Cheltenham showcases its efforts to give every child a chance Image

Cheltenham showcases its efforts to give every child a chance

Proud of Cheltenham, but not too proud to ignore the vast inequalities – the spa town has staged an awards night to showcase the amazing work being done to give all youngsters a positive start.

Trio of senior promotions at major Gloucestershire law firm Image

Trio of senior promotions at major Gloucestershire law firm

Three senior solicitors at one of the county’s biggest law firms have been promoted.

Appeal following fatal collision at Seven Springs  Image

Appeal following fatal collision at Seven Springs

Police investigating a fatal collision on the A436 at Seven Springs on Monday night (February 3) are appealing for witnesses.

Finance firm strengthens team with new appointment Image

Finance firm strengthens team with new appointment

Gloucester-based Beaufort Financial Three Counties has strengthened its team with the appointment of Bharti Mistry, a professional with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector.

Survey results send clear message on future of A&E in Cheltenham  Image

Survey results send clear message on future of A&E in Cheltenham

The results from a survey launched last year show that Gloucestershire people want a fully-functioning A&E at Cheltenham General Hospital.

Make a difference with Hawkwood Climate Action Lab Image

Make a difference with Hawkwood Climate Action Lab

Want to take action on climate change in your business? Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking in Stroud is running an innovative Climate Action Lab next month.

 ‘Industrial’ scale drugs factory produces years in prison Image

‘Industrial’ scale drugs factory produces years in prison

When police were called to a semi-derelict building in Gloucester they found an industrial-scale cannabis factory.

19th century chapel in Cheltenham town centre to be turned into boutique hotel Image

19th century chapel in Cheltenham town centre to be turned into boutique hotel

A 19th century chapel close to Cheltenham town centre is set to be transformed into a boutique 12 bedroom hotel.

Work underway on affordable housing for Stonehouse Image

Work underway on affordable housing for Stonehouse

Work has started on seven new affordable homes for local people in Stonehouse.

Lives being turned around by upcycling charity Image

Lives being turned around by upcycling charity

Nadine Jones tells a moving story about how her husband was taken unaware by a member of staff at a Christmas party.

Record-breaking Christmas for British fashion retailer Image

Record-breaking Christmas for British fashion retailer

Fashion retailer Crew Clothing Company had its best ever Christmas trading period, with sales up both in-store and online.

Man hit over the head in Winchcombe business burglary Image

Man hit over the head in Winchcombe business burglary

A man was injured as thieves tried to gain entry to a business property in Winchcombe last week.

Two young offenders jailed for road rage Image

Two young offenders jailed for road rage

Two road rage attackers who pursued another motorist after 'taking offence' at his driving have been jailed.

FSB elects new regional chair for the South West  Image

FSB elects new regional chair for the South West

The FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) has chosen a new chairman to head up the group’s local grassroots teams throughout the South West.

Woman in her 30s arrested following fatal collision on the A436 near Seven Springs Image

Woman in her 30s arrested following fatal collision on the A436 near Seven Springs

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal collision near Seven Springs last month.

Appeal to businesses to help rescue lifesaving hovercraft Image

Appeal to businesses to help rescue lifesaving hovercraft

An urgent appeal has gone out to the business community from a search and rescue team relied upon by all the county’s emergency services.

Australian military contract win boosts £30million order book at Gloucestershire firm Image

Australian military contract win boosts £30million order book at Gloucestershire firm

A Gloucestershire-based firm have captured a key contract with the Australian Defence Force as it announces its order book is currently worth £33million.

Mystery surrounds plans to kickstart Brimscombe Mills regeneration Image

Mystery surrounds plans to kickstart Brimscombe Mills regeneration

An application submitted to Stroud planners’ hints at ambitious plans for the redevelopment of the mills in Stroud.

£500k-plus investment for eyesore Gloucester pub Image

£500k-plus investment for eyesore Gloucester pub

A major £500,000 plus refurbishment has started on The Three Oaks pub in Robinswood.

Councillor demands to know why city council doesn't have Marketing Gloucester whistleblowing report Image

Councillor demands to know why city council doesn't have Marketing Gloucester whistleblowing report

Councillor Jeremy Hilton has demanded the council say why they don't have the report into investigations in the company it owns, and says he can "smell a rat."

Main road between Cheltenham and Winchcombe has closed and will be shut for three weeks Image

Main road between Cheltenham and Winchcombe has closed and will be shut for three weeks

Work is underway on the repair work to the main route between Cheltenham and Winchcombe that will see the road closed for the rest of the month.

£1million fine issued to Stonehouse firm after workers suffer burns reduced by £400,000 on appeal Image

£1million fine issued to Stonehouse firm after workers suffer burns reduced by £400,000 on appeal

A one million pound fine imposed on a Stonehouse company after two workers were badly burns in an 'accident that was waiting to happen' has been cut by £400,000 by an appeal court.

County care company sold for £5million  Image

County care company sold for £5million

Gloucester-based housing and care provider Mears has sold the care side of its business to Cera Care Operations Holdings.

More than 200 apprentices forging careers at Gloucestershire Hospitals Image

More than 200 apprentices forging careers at Gloucestershire Hospitals

More than eight out of 10 apprentices at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust go on to find permanent work there, according to the latest figures.

Iceland begins trial to cut fruit and veg packaging Image

Iceland begins trial to cut fruit and veg packaging

Supermarket chain Iceland is taking the first steps this week towards cutting plastic packaging across fresh produce by 93 per cent.

Profits fall at Levi’s due to Black Friday Image

Profits fall at Levi’s due to Black Friday

Levi’s saw its profits drop during the final quarter of the year, blaming the decline in sales on Black Friday.

Main road between Cheltenham and Winchcombe to be closed for a month Image

Main road between Cheltenham and Winchcombe to be closed for a month

Work to fix collapsed drains on the B4632 over Cleeve Hill will mean the road is closed throughout February.

£1.45m hotel at Gloucester Docks for sale Image

£1.45m hotel at Gloucester Docks for sale

The UK’s largest cruising riverboat hotel, which is based in Gloucester Docks, is up for sale for £1.45 million.

Police appeal for witnesses after armed robbery in the Cotswolds Image

Police appeal for witnesses after armed robbery in the Cotswolds

Officers in the Cotswolds are appealing for witnesses to a robbery which took place in Chipping Campden yesterday (Thursday).

TSB improves finances by £150million as it consigns IT problems to history Image

TSB improves finances by £150million as it consigns IT problems to history

TSB is bouncing back after its much-publicised IT problems with the bank with a Gloucester base reporting it has returned to profit.

Partnership raising university aspirations for young people in Gloucestershire Image

Partnership raising university aspirations for young people in Gloucestershire

A partnership made of colleges and universities in Gloucestershire is starting to see success, with a number of young people achieving places at university after working with the project.

Wickes going it alone Image

Wickes going it alone

DIY chain, Wickes, has parted company with Travis Perkins after 15 years and is becoming an independent business again.

Cheltenham Town FC to show charitable colours Image

Cheltenham Town FC to show charitable colours

For the first time in 56 years, Cheltenham Town FC will sport a special all-white kit as the home side against Leyton Orient on 15th February.

Man spared jail after 60,000 counterfeit and 'toxic' cigarettes found in his home Image

Man spared jail after 60,000 counterfeit and 'toxic' cigarettes found in his home

A 60 year old man who illegally sold thousands of pounds worth of illegal cigarettes from his suburban home has been spared immediate jail by a judge.

Construction begins on new Gloucestershire school Image

Construction begins on new Gloucestershire school

Spades hit the ground last week as construction began for a new school on Clearwater Drive in Quedgeley.

Former city council leader to face the music over financial chaos at Marketing Gloucester Image

Former city council leader to face the music over financial chaos at Marketing Gloucester

Punchline can reveal details of how salaries, travel expenses and accountancy fees went up at Marketing Gloucester - despite funds being cut as the former leader of the council faces angry questions from fellow councillors.

First-half profits plunge at Renishaw in 'challenging period' for Gloucestershire engineering giant  Image

First-half profits plunge at Renishaw in 'challenging period' for Gloucestershire engineering giant

A “challenging trading period” for Renishaw has seen first-half profits plummet by more than 83 per cent at the Gloucestershire-based engineering giant.

Green light for first stage of development that could lead to a new Gloucestershire town Image

Green light for first stage of development that could lead to a new Gloucestershire town

The first building block of a proposed new Gloucestershire town has been put in place by Gloucestershire County Council.

County firm futureproofs its fleet with £1million-plus investment Image

County firm futureproofs its fleet with £1million-plus investment

Salvage and vehicle recycling company, SYNETIQ has announced a seven-figure investment in its fleet of vehicle transporters.

Donation saves vital county charity from financial ‘worry’ Image

Donation saves vital county charity from financial ‘worry’

“This year I feel it is the first year I have not had to begin by worrying about the money,” said Debbie Young, founder of the Severn View Food Project charity.

Local society raises over £6,000 for young carers  Image

Local society raises over £6,000 for young carers

Income protection specialists, Cirencester Friendly, raised over £6000 for Gloucestershire Young Carers last year.

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