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Lidl launches new app Image

Lidl launches new app

Discount supermarket chain Lidl has launched Lidl Plus, a new digital rewards app, offering shoppers rewards and discounts every time they shop.

Priory's reopening is elementary after seal of approval Image

Priory's reopening is elementary after seal of approval

Llanthony Secunda Priory has been awarded We're Good To Go status ahead of its reopening this weekend after the coronavirus lockdown.

Covid-19 causes business debt to drop by £189million Image

Covid-19 causes business debt to drop by £189million

The impact of Covid-19 has seen a sharp fall in insolvent business debt during the last quarter, according to corporate distress data analysts Red Flag Alert.

Mock Mayor sworn in ahead of Gloucester Day celebrations Image

Mock Mayor sworn in ahead of Gloucester Day celebrations

A face mask in return for a Polish sausage - those were the gifts exchanged between the Mayor of Gloucester and the city's Mock Mayor of Barton at a tongue-in-cheek ceremony this week.

Two men jailed for dealing hard drugs in Gloucester Image

Two men jailed for dealing hard drugs in Gloucester

Two men were jailed yesterday (September 3) for dealing in hard drugs and a warrant was issued for the arrest of a third man.

Judge 'bound by guidelines' over sentencing Image

Judge 'bound by guidelines' over sentencing

An uninsured takeaway delivery driver whose 'momentary inattention' caused a pedestrian's death has received a 15-week suspended jail term.

Tewkesbury Mop Fair falls victim to coronavirus Image

Tewkesbury Mop Fair falls victim to coronavirus

Tewkesbury's Mop Fair has become the latest annual event to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Post-COVID golf day raises thousands for Pied Piper Image

Post-COVID golf day raises thousands for Pied Piper

Brickhampton Court Golf Course in Staverton held its first post-COVID charity golf day in aid of the Pied Piper Appeal - the club captain's charity.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, September 4 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, September 4

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

CyNam shines spotlight on security in next event Image

CyNam shines spotlight on security in next event

Staying ahead of cyber criminals will be the subject of a virtual event organised by the company supporting the growth of Cheltenham's cyber tech hub.

Green Gloucester cracks national charts Image

Green Gloucester cracks national charts

Gloucester has been named as one of the greenest urban areas in the UK according to new research.

GE Aviation secures five-year deal with airline Image

GE Aviation secures five-year deal with airline

GE Aviation has signed a five-year deal to supply its Event Measurement System to Cathay Pacific.

Job ad falls foul in pursuit of happiness Image

Job ad falls foul in pursuit of happiness

The owner of a hair salon has been left far from happy after being told she could not run a job advert for a new stylist - because the word happy is discriminatory.

Amazon delivers 7,000 new jobs by end of year Image

Amazon delivers 7,000 new jobs by end of year

Amazon is to create 7,000 new jobs in the UK - taking the total in 2020 to 10,000 permanent jobs.

Event unveiling proposals for special school Image

Event unveiling proposals for special school

Plans for a proposed special school in Brockworth will go on display to the public next week.

Council leader welcomes report on future of authorities Image

Council leader welcomes report on future of authorities

A report which warns against merging local authorities has been backed by the leader of a Gloucestershire council which could vanish under rival proposals.

BBC commentator putting down mic after 32 years Image

BBC commentator putting down mic after 32 years

Commentator Bob Hunt is retiring after more than three decades behind the microphone for the BBC.

Lego investing in bricks as lockdown sales soar Image

Lego investing in bricks as lockdown sales soar

Lego is opening new shops around the world after seeing sales rise with people looking for things to do during lockdown.

Debenhams rescue talks continue Image

Debenhams rescue talks continue

Debenhams’ deadline for takeover bids has been and gone, but rescue talks are still continuing.

B&M to enter FTSE 100 Image

B&M to enter FTSE 100

Discount retailer B&M has secured a place in the FTSE 100 index.

Council teams up with the FSB to offer discounted memberships Image

Council teams up with the FSB to offer discounted memberships

The partnership aims to help smaller businesses access the resources and support they need to get firmly back on their feet post-covid.

Drug dealer caught at the wheel of an expensive Mercedes avoids jail Image

Drug dealer caught at the wheel of an expensive Mercedes avoids jail

A 28 year drug dealer caught at the wheel of an expensive Mercedes in Gloucester has avoided jail.

Appeal for witness after teen robbed near Eastington canal Image

Appeal for witness after teen robbed near Eastington canal

Police are appealing for information about a robbery of a teenager that took place in Eastington, Stroud.

Aviation industry hit by further blows Image

Aviation industry hit by further blows

GKN Aerospace, which has bases in Bristol, reported a £685million pre-tax loss for the first six months as it warned of the job losses in its global business.

Stroud Brewery takes organic route to star collaboration Image

Stroud Brewery takes organic route to star collaboration

Stroud Brewery has teamed up with TV chef and campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and his team at River Cottage to offer two new organic ales.

This is what college's new innovation centre could look like Image

This is what college's new innovation centre could look like

The new development looks to replace existing administration and storage buildings.

Revealed: How Gloucestershire businesses benefited from coronavirus support Image

Revealed: How Gloucestershire businesses benefited from coronavirus support

Businesses across Gloucestershire have received more than £600m in coronavirus loans and grants during the coronavirus pandemic.

Renishaw completes successful study into drug-delivery system Image

Renishaw completes successful study into drug-delivery system

Renishaw has finished the latest stage of a clinical study for a drug-delivery service which is being developed as a potential treatment for Parkinson's disease.

Accountancy group rebrands Image

Accountancy group rebrands

A global accountancy group, which owns businesses in Gloucester, Cheltenham and Dursley, is to re-brand as Azets.

Speed camera locations in Gloucestershire this September Image

Speed camera locations in Gloucestershire this September

Locations close to schools are the priority for mobile speed detection vans as pupils return after the summer holiday.

Golfers swing into action as Painswick targeted by vandals Image

Golfers swing into action as Painswick targeted by vandals

Painswick Golf Club has been inundated with offers of help after its third hole was targeted by vandals driving over it.

Ecclesiastical puts safety online at heart of education Image

Ecclesiastical puts safety online at heart of education

Ecclesiastical has launched an online portal to help schools and education establishments manage strategic and operational risks as they return after the summer holiday and lockdown.

31-year-old avoids jail for selling drugs Image

31-year-old avoids jail for selling drugs

A 31-year-old man who was selling drugs has avoided being jailed.

Festival opens up voyage into the past Image

Festival opens up voyage into the past

Historians Mary Beard, David Olusoga, Neil Gaiman and Janina Ramirez are among the star names for this year's Gloucester History Festival, which gets underway on Saturday.

Appeal for information after assault involving group of teens in Kingsway Image

Appeal for information after assault involving group of teens in Kingsway

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which happened in Kingsway, Gloucester last month where three men were repeatedly kicked and punched.

Family fined for selling counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco in Cheltenham store Image

Family fined for selling counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco in Cheltenham store

The owner of a shop selling counterfeit products has died before he could be sentenced for the offences.

Return to office needs trust - not warnings Image

Return to office needs trust - not warnings

Companies fighting the economic rigours of the coronavirus pandemic do not need any lectures from the Government, according to one regional business leader.

Retailers stepped up discounting in August Image

Retailers stepped up discounting in August

July might be the traditional month for sales, but British retailers discounted goods more in August than July, in an effort to get customers back following the coronavirus lockdown.

Call for MPs to protect shopworkers Image

Call for MPs to protect shopworkers

Eleven MPs have signed a pledge to protect shopworkers and now the British Retail Consortium (BRC) is calling on MPs from all parties to join the cause.

Scheme looks to kickstart opportunities for young Image

Scheme looks to kickstart opportunities for young

Businesses are being urged to take on young trainees as park of the Government's Kickstart scheme which they can sign up to from today.

Google to add tax to advertisers' costs Image

Google to add tax to advertisers' costs

Google is to pass on the cost of a UK digital services tax to its advertisers.

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