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Stroud MP: Primary schools 'unable to meet pupils’ needs' Image

Stroud MP: Primary schools 'unable to meet pupils’ needs'

A survey of Stroud’s primary headteachers has found primary schools in the district are now ‘unable to meet the needs of all their pupils' and that schools' funding is unsatisfactory.

Storybook success for talented young writers Image

Storybook success for talented young writers

Members of a children’s writing club at Tewkesbury Library are celebrating the release of their first book.

Leading Gloucestershire estate agents expands team with key new appointment Image

Leading Gloucestershire estate agents expands team with key new appointment

Perry Bishop and Chambers have appointed a new associate partner to manage sales and valuations in the Berkeley Vale.

New owners paid just £10,000 per store to save Thomas Cook retail empire Image

New owners paid just £10,000 per store to save Thomas Cook retail empire

The new owners of the Thomas Cook retail estate paid just £10,000 per premises when it purchased the now extinct firm’s stores, it has been revealed.

Firm reveals record £112 billion-plus on its books Image

Firm reveals record £112 billion-plus on its books

Business-watchers county-wide will know St James’s Place manages mind-boggling sums of money for its clients, but we can now reveal that pot is at record levels.

Another new retailer heading for the Quays Image

Another new retailer heading for the Quays

A British surfwear retailer is set to open its doors at Gloucester Quays soon.

Motor group sells leasehold on two forecourts Image

Motor group sells leasehold on two forecourts

Forecourts owned by a once-mighty Gloucestershire car and motorcycle group are now under new ownership.

Japanese team flies in to view renovated Cheltenham hotel Image

Japanese team flies in to view renovated Cheltenham hotel

It is not often that a plumber gets an international audience, but working on a multi-million pound project for one of the county’s most high profile businesses is a little different.

Gold Cup sponsor to run for another three years Image

Gold Cup sponsor to run for another three years

Sponsorship of one of Cheltenham Racecourse’s flagship race – the November Gold Cup - has been secured for another three years.

Tackling modern slavery Image

Tackling modern slavery

Modern slavery is the illegal exploitation of people for personal or commercial gain. It is closer than you think and is happening in Gloucestershire.

Misconceptions about mental health prevent service leavers getting a job  Image

Misconceptions about mental health prevent service leavers getting a job

British ex-service personnel struggle to find work due to mental health stigma, according to new research.

New FSB research reveals huge impact of business crime Image

New FSB research reveals huge impact of business crime

A new report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed the true extent of crime and its impact on businesses in the South West.

Toy retailer’s sales break £200m mark Image

Toy retailer’s sales break £200m mark

A toy store which never opens on Sunday has seen sales for the year rise to £204.4 million.

Man who opened restaurant with ‘no experience’ wins national food award Image

Man who opened restaurant with ‘no experience’ wins national food award

Nigella Lawson and Jay Raynor, no less, have awarded a Cheltenham restauranteur with a 2019 Observer Food Monthly Award.

Royal shirtmaker’s losses shrink Image

Royal shirtmaker’s losses shrink

A maker of bespoke handmade shirts with a Royal Warrant from Prince Charles has seen its losses shrink after a year in which it raised an extra £1 million of investment.

Renishaw tech enables growth of advanced bicycle frame business Image

Renishaw tech enables growth of advanced bicycle frame business

Told backwards it seems inevitable a team of former Toyota engineers who forged a performance bicycle frame business post-redundancy would find themselves using 3D printing.

Businesses sought for new Forest of Dean development Image

Businesses sought for new Forest of Dean development

Back in 2017, Forest of Dean District Council revealed plans to regenerate the former Lawnstone house, bungalow and annex site in Coleford.

Oldest pub in Gloucestershire raided Image

Oldest pub in Gloucestershire raided

Police are appealing for information after a raid on the oldest public house in the county.

Man dies following hit and run Image

Man dies following hit and run

A pedestrian who suffered serious injuries in a “non-stop collision” in Gloucester last month has died.

Man in court for Gloucester stabbing Image

Man in court for Gloucester stabbing

He fled to the north of England after stabbing a man in the street in Gloucester in broad daylight in an unprovoked attack.

Nearly 3000 jobs at risk as retailer goes into administration  Image

Nearly 3000 jobs at risk as retailer goes into administration

Women’s fashion retailer Bonmarche has gone into administration for a second time, putting 2887 jobs at risk.

Cross party support for county college  Image

Cross party support for county college

Stroud MP David Drew and Parliamentary candidates Siobhan Baillie and George James showed their support for further education this week by visiting South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS).

Cheltenham Borough Council leader wants Boots Corner closed for good Image

Cheltenham Borough Council leader wants Boots Corner closed for good

Cheltenham Borough Council leader Steve Jordan will throw his emphatic support behind the permanent closure of Boots Corner when the decision is made on whether to close it for good.

Major apprenticeship awards packs Kingsholm stadium Image

Major apprenticeship awards packs Kingsholm stadium

One of the most inspiration business awards in the county took place last night – with a major firm honouring and saluting the county’s next generation of talent.

New micropub for Cheltenham planned by ‘Angry’ landlord Image

New micropub for Cheltenham planned by ‘Angry’ landlord

If your idea of the perfect pub is no wi-fi, no TV screens, no pre-recorded music and little by the way of food – with all attention focused on the beer - the following could be worth toasting.

On time and on budget:  Council hails completion of roadworks on key Gloucester junction Image

On time and on budget: Council hails completion of roadworks on key Gloucester junction

The multi-million pound overhaul of Gloucester’s Cross Keys Roundabout has been completed on time and on budget, Gloucestershire County Council have announced.

Students get an insider view into Gloucestershire development Image

Students get an insider view into Gloucestershire development

Real estate students from a Gloucestershire university had insight into the process that goes into meeting the country's demand for new houses.

Stroud valleys cycleway being transformed thanks to 8,000 used car tyres Image

Stroud valleys cycleway being transformed thanks to 8,000 used car tyres

Recycled tyres are being used to transform a popular Gloucestershire pathway used by cyclists, walkers and horse riders.

Cotswold town's High Street to close for essential resurfacing work Image

Cotswold town's High Street to close for essential resurfacing work

Resurfacing work will see Moreton-in-Marsh High Street closed from 7pm for four nights at the end of the month.

Police appeal after woman dies in two-car collision near Cirencester Image

Police appeal after woman dies in two-car collision near Cirencester

Gloucestershire Police have confirmed that a woman driver died and her male passenger was left with serious injuries after a crash in the Cotswolds on Thursday night.

Future of former Maplin store revealed Image

Future of former Maplin store revealed

A retail unit once home to electronics and accessories specialist Maplin will soon have a new occupier.

Multi-million-pound agribusiness ploughs in still more investment Image

Multi-million-pound agribusiness ploughs in still more investment

When a major development threatened to bulldoze and close a 100-year-old business the family behind it were having none of it.

Video and website launched to aid Gloucestershire's police recruitment drive Image

Video and website launched to aid Gloucestershire's police recruitment drive

A video and website have been launched aimed at encouraging people to apply for one of the new roles with Gloucestershire Police.

Residents given a chance to shape the future of Stroud's Stratford Park Lido Image

Residents given a chance to shape the future of Stroud's Stratford Park Lido

It may not be the weather to think about an outdoor swim but that hasn’t stopped Stroud District Council asking residents about how the town’s much-loved Lido can be improved.
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£5m Allstone investment dramatically reduces the need for landfill Image

£5m Allstone investment dramatically reduces the need for landfill

It's a vision out of a child's cartoon, where a skip full of rubbish gets fed into a machine and after a few clunks, bangs and shakes it comes out of the other end sorted, sifted and ready for recycling.

BREAKING NEWS:  UK and EU agree Brexit deal Image

BREAKING NEWS: UK and EU agree Brexit deal

Prime minister Boris Johnson has announced that the UK and EU have agreed a Brexit deal - but the drama is far from over.

Movers and shakers from development sector gather at Punchline Image

Movers and shakers from development sector gather at Punchline

Key figures from businesses which will help shape the future of Gloucestershire and beyond are currently in talks at Punchline and Moose Marketing’s headquarters.

Party marks opening of Lucky Onion’s latest pub and restaurant Image

Party marks opening of Lucky Onion’s latest pub and restaurant

If you were lucky enough to have had an invite then you will already be aware that last night was the opening party for the latest addition to the Lucky Onion boutique hotel and pub group.

Download Annual Report of The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner's for Gloucestershire Image

Download Annual Report of The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner's for Gloucestershire

The annual report from the OPCC for Gloucestershire can be viewed online and downloaded here.

Cotswold vineyard toasts five award wins Image

Cotswold vineyard toasts five award wins

When Tileri Charles-Jones had a chance conversation about an old vineyard in Gloucestershire, little did she know three years later she would be running it and winning awards for doing so.

Expansion and new ownership for popular Cheltenham tanning salon Image

Expansion and new ownership for popular Cheltenham tanning salon

New owners and a new development have made for an exciting time at one of Chetlenham’s most popular tanning salons.

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