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Stroud based brewery inspires change with new River Cottage beer range Image

Stroud based brewery inspires change with new River Cottage beer range

Stroud Brewery, an independent, organic craft brewer has launched a an amazing beer trilogy with Hugh Fearnley-Wittingstall of River Cottage.

Businesses may have to change the way employees work Image

Businesses may have to change the way employees work

This comes after an Aviva survey found that 47% of people are less career focussed due to the pandemic.

Shopworkers union makes 'keep masks' plea Image

Shopworkers union makes 'keep masks' plea

Shopworkers union Usdaw has urged the Government to keep the wearing of face masks in shops even when restrictions lift.






Cotswold District Council introduces community flood wardens Image

Cotswold District Council introduces community flood wardens

The scheme will involve recruiting and training volunteer flood wardens from across the district and provide information and advice to householders on flood precautions.

County Council and Cirencester Market backs scheme to prevent fake designer goods Image

County Council and Cirencester Market backs scheme to prevent fake designer goods

A national campaign to stop shoppers being duped into buying rip-off fakes of designer goods and other illicit items is being backed by Gloucestershire County Council and Cirencester Town Council.

Police responded to wounding in Gloucester Image

Police responded to wounding in Gloucester

Officers are investigating an assault which took place in Gloucester.

Eagle Tower employee to run London Marathon Image

Eagle Tower employee to run London Marathon

She had been due to take part in 2020 but that was cancelled at the height of the pandemic.

Warning over fraudsters claiming to be police officers  Image

Warning over fraudsters claiming to be police officers

An elderly woman in Gloucester fell victim earlier this week.

Extinction Rebellion co-founder admits deliberately smashing window at bank Image

Extinction Rebellion co-founder admits deliberately smashing window at bank

The woman who admits deliberately smashing a window told a judge today that the manager would have given her permission.

Woman who filmed hospital in bid to disprove covid stands trial in Cirencester Image

Woman who filmed hospital in bid to disprove covid stands trial in Cirencester

200 anti-vaccination protesters gathered this morning outside a magistrates in support of the anti-lockdown activist.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, July 9 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, July 9

The ongoing coronavirus situation is changing by the hour with announcements being made about businesses and services that are being forced to adapt and change.

Private equity model 'wrong for care homes' Image

Private equity model 'wrong for care homes'

Care homes in Gloucestershire are at risk from private equity buyouts which put the ‘wrong kind of pressure’ on them.

Blue Sky Signs moves into 'vehicle wrapping' Image

Blue Sky Signs moves into 'vehicle wrapping'

The sky’s the limit for a Gloucester-based print and signage company Blue Sky Signs Ltd as it moves to new premises to accommodate its expansion into vehicle wrapping.



Laithwaites makes donation to Gloucester Rugby's new facilities Image

Laithwaites makes donation to Gloucester Rugby's new facilities

Gloucester-based wine retailer Laithwaites Wines has made a significant contribution towards Gloucester Rugby's upgraded pitch and training facilities.

Dobbies opens third high street garden centre Image

Dobbies opens third high street garden centre

Garden centre chain Dobbies has today opened another 'little dobbies' store.

Lloyds fined for sending nearly nine million misleading insurance letters Image

Lloyds fined for sending nearly nine million misleading insurance letters

Lloyds Bank General Insurance Limited (LBGI), the insurance arm of Lloyds Banking Group, has been fined more than £90m.

Supermarket abandons CDs and DVDs but nostalgia is booming Image

Supermarket abandons CDs and DVDs but nostalgia is booming

Supermarket chain Sainsbury's – with stores across Gloucestershire - is to stop selling CDs and DVDs as customers turn to streaming services instead.

National Minimum Wage rate reminder for seasonal staff Image

National Minimum Wage rate reminder for seasonal staff

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs have reminded those working summer jobs such as students that they should check they are being paid the National Minimum Wage.

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile coronavirus testing unit locations in July Image

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile coronavirus testing unit locations in July

Mobile testing units are available at locations across Gloucestershire.

Sentence for Stroud drug-driver who assaulted two police constables Image

Sentence for Stroud drug-driver who assaulted two police constables

He also pleaded guilty to driving a VW Golf in Stroud, with excess cannabis in his system.

Gloucester man thought to have been murdered, killed himself with a sword Image

Gloucester man thought to have been murdered, killed himself with a sword

A Gloucester man who was initially thought to have been murdered in his home had in fact killed himself with a sword while high on ecstasy, an inquest heard.

Economy slows despite hospitality boost Image

Economy slows despite hospitality boost

The UK's economy grew more slowly than expected in May despite a boost from the hospitality sector.


Minister for Tourism makes whirlwind trip to Cheltenham Image

Minister for Tourism makes whirlwind trip to Cheltenham

He was shown the very best of Cheltenham tourism and hospitality by Marketing Cheltenham manager David Jackson.

Tayntons to hold make-up evening in aid of cancer support charity Image

Tayntons to hold make-up evening in aid of cancer support charity

A night of networking and make-up tips in partnership with the Leading Ladies of Gloucestershire group is to be held in aid of the Maggie's centre in Cheltenham.

Gloucester Docks could see a new floating restaurant Image

Gloucester Docks could see a new floating restaurant

Plans have been submitted to Gloucester City Council for a unique type of eatery in Gloucester Docks.

Dowty Propellers completes largest ever R&D propeller project Image

Dowty Propellers completes largest ever R&D propeller project

Gloucester-based Dowty Propellers has today announced the successful completion of its largest ever propeller R&D programme.

New sports store jumping into BHS spot in Cheltenham Image

New sports store jumping into BHS spot in Cheltenham

The store will be 20,538 sq ft.

Plans approved for Norville relocation Image

Plans approved for Norville relocation

Well-known Gloucester business Norville has secured planning permission to move its manufacturing site out of Tredworth to Quedgeley.

New technology stores for UK airports Image

New technology stores for UK airports

Retailer WH Smith is opening 18 technology and accessory stores at UK airports, trading under its InMotion brand.

Sporting chance for businesses to partner with Hartpury Image

Sporting chance for businesses to partner with Hartpury

Businesses are being offered the chance to partner with 10 'fantastic' sporting academies at Hartpury University and Hartpury College.

Self-isolation rules cause 'carnage' for hospitality staffing Image

Self-isolation rules cause 'carnage' for hospitality staffing

The hospitality sector faces acute staff shortages as positive Covid test results lead to whole work teams having to self-isolate. One industry body has described the situation as ‘carnage’.


Gloucestershire has a new Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Image

Gloucestershire has a new Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner

The Conservative councillor for Tidenham was confirmed at a meeting of the Police and Crime Panel on Wednesday July 7th.

Punchline Talks – July 9 line-up revealed  Image

Punchline Talks – July 9 line-up revealed

It has been another big week of news for the Punchline Friday Business Briefers to discuss.

Drug dealer put up a fight when caught by police Image

Drug dealer put up a fight when caught by police

A drug dealer put up such a fight when he was caught by police that officers had to use PAVA spray and three bursts from a taser gun.

Appeal for witnesses following burglary at shop in Gloucester  Image

Appeal for witnesses following burglary at shop in Gloucester

Investigating officers are asking anyone with information to come forward.

Gardening sales boost 'volatile' trading for discount retailer Image

Gardening sales boost 'volatile' trading for discount retailer

Gardening products gave a welcome boost to sales as discount retailer B&M reported an overall fall in revenue in the first financial quarter.

'Build Back Better Fund' to aid Gloucestershire recovery Image

'Build Back Better Fund' to aid Gloucestershire recovery

Gloucestershire County Council has announced a £2million ‘Build Back Better Fund’ to be launched later this month. The fund is aimed at helping communities recover from the impact of Covid-19.

Interior designer and insurance broker walk Hadrian’s Wall for cancer charity Image

Interior designer and insurance broker walk Hadrian’s Wall for cancer charity

Neil Brimble and John Phillips are walking the 84 miles of Hadrian’s Wall in aid of Linc.

Cheltenham business park sold in multi-asset deal Image

Cheltenham business park sold in multi-asset deal

Developer Chancerygate and Hines have agreed to sell a 608,000 sq ft, five-asset portfolio to real estate private equity firm Northwood Investors for an undisclosed sum.

Top Gloucestershire engineering firm decides not to sell Image

Top Gloucestershire engineering firm decides not to sell

A top Gloucestershire engineering firm has decided not to sell after it was unable to find the right buyer that would look after the interests of all its stakeholders.


Luxury cinema to open in Cheltenham Image

Luxury cinema to open in Cheltenham

TIVOLI is set to open in September.

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