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Partnership with Airbus keeps Cheltenham engineering firm flying high Image

Partnership with Airbus keeps Cheltenham engineering firm flying high

The Versarien success story shows little sign of slowing with the Cheltenham-based advanced materials engineering group now joining forces with Airbus.

Hospice’s Starlight Hike raises more than £100k Image

Hospice’s Starlight Hike raises more than £100k

Volunteers and staff are celebrating news that more than £103,000 has been raised for local families needing their expert and compassionate care.

Jewellery worth thousands stolen in 'brazen' Forest of Dean daylight robbery Image

Jewellery worth thousands stolen in 'brazen' Forest of Dean daylight robbery

Police are appealing for information after jewellery worth thousands of pounds was stolen during a daytime burglary in Longhope earlier this month.

College launches brand new T-level qualifications Image

College launches brand new T-level qualifications

A Gloucestershire College are at the forefront of the roll out of T-level qualifications starting in 2020.

Multi-million pound investment in car parts manufacturer Image

Multi-million pound investment in car parts manufacturer

A multi-million-pound investment in a new car component manufacturing plant fit to serve the next generation of vehicles, which will create 40 new jobs, is taking place in Gloucester.

Still chance to be in on £20m phase one redevelopment of Bakers Quay Image

Still chance to be in on £20m phase one redevelopment of Bakers Quay

Investors beware, the gangplank is about to be pulled for those keen to get on board the £20 million first phase redevelopment of Gloucester Quays.

Join in Maggie’s Cheltenham Christmas candlelit carol service Image

Join in Maggie’s Cheltenham Christmas candlelit carol service

Little raises the spirits during this time of year like a good carol service – and an open invite has gone out to attend a rather special event in Cheltenham on Thursday night.

Councils at loggerheads over decision to abandon permanent closure of Boots Corner Image

Councils at loggerheads over decision to abandon permanent closure of Boots Corner

Cheltenham Borough Council have citicised a decision by Gloucestershire County Council's Traffic Regulation Committee to abandon plans for a permanent closure of Boots Corner

Government report calls for improvements to

Government report calls for improvements to "inadequate" culture at Gloucestershire Fire Service

The Fire and Rescue Service in Gloucestershire is still in need of “urgent improvements” according to a government inspection.

Gloucestershire County Council to decide on £31million increase to annual budget Image

Gloucestershire County Council to decide on £31million increase to annual budget

Increased funding to help tackle climate change and more money for protecting vulnerable children form part of £468 million draft Gloucestershire County Council budget

Family-run estate agents doing their bit for Cheltenham charity this festive season Image

Family-run estate agents doing their bit for Cheltenham charity this festive season

Staff from Cheltenham estate agents Peter Ball and Co will be doing their bit to help keep Cheltenham warm this Christmas.

Decision to be made on £1.5million investment in Lydney Harbour redevelopment  Image

Decision to be made on £1.5million investment in Lydney Harbour redevelopment

The regeneration of Lydney Harbour will be a step closer if Gloucestershire County Council’s cabinet agrees a £1.5million deal with Forest of Dean District Council.

Man jailed for attacking Gloucester clubber for dancing with a younger woman in Bar Fever Image

Man jailed for attacking Gloucester clubber for dancing with a younger woman in Bar Fever

Gloucester man required facial reconstruction surgery after assault, which happened because he was dancing with a woman.

Sales up at H&M as retailer looks set to report increase in annual profit Image

Sales up at H&M as retailer looks set to report increase in annual profit

The Swedish fashion giant are on course to deliver an increase in annual profits for the first time in four years.

Management buyout at Gloucester-based manufacturing firm Image

Management buyout at Gloucester-based manufacturing firm

A Gloucester firm who manufacture products, accessories and ancillaries for doors and windows has been the subject of a management buyout.

PTA treasurer guilty of pocketing school cash Image

PTA treasurer guilty of pocketing school cash

The former treasurer of an independent school’s Parent Teacher Association was handed a suspended prison sentence for fraudulently pocketing £12,362 of the funds - money that had been earmarked to buy a minibus.

New restaurant for Tewkesbury Image

New restaurant for Tewkesbury

A new Greek restaurant has opened its doors in Tewkesbury, in the former Rajbari Bangladeshi restaurant premises on Barton Street.

County firm start work on delivering new industrial units for Cheltenham Borough Council Image

County firm start work on delivering new industrial units for Cheltenham Borough Council

Work is underway on the second phase of construction at a Cheltenham business park with a Gloucestershire contractor leading the building work.

VIDEO: University's engineering degree apprenticeships are 'Great news for Gloucestershire business' Image

VIDEO: University's engineering degree apprenticeships are 'Great news for Gloucestershire business'

Degree apprenticeships in manufacturing engineering and control / technical support engineering are set to launch at the University of Gloucestershire in January.

Online Christmas lights pose fire risk Image

Online Christmas lights pose fire risk

They might save you a couple of quid, but consumer group Which? is warning that cheap Christmas lights bought online could be a fire risk.

Mothercare brand to live on - at Boots Image

Mothercare brand to live on - at Boots

Struggling retailer, Mothercare, has signed an exclusive deal with Boots, so that its maternity, baby and toddler products will still be sold in the UK after its stores close down.

House of Fraser stores will have to close, says Sports Direct chief after announcing interim results Image

House of Fraser stores will have to close, says Sports Direct chief after announcing interim results

Mike Ashley has blasted the "deliberate incompetence" of the previous management of House of Fraser after revealing record revenues for his Sports Direct empire

First look at what's in store in new Gloucestershire housing development Image

First look at what's in store in new Gloucestershire housing development

Prospective homeowners have been given a taste of what’s in store when a new housing development in Gloucestershire is completed.

Housing market will benefit from 'greater certainty' after election say Gloucestershire experts Image

Housing market will benefit from 'greater certainty' after election say Gloucestershire experts

James Birt, managing director of Naylor Powell, says that the certainty of the 2019 general election result will be a boost to the housing market.

Gloucester burglar who offered to make victim a cup of tea is jailed Image

Gloucester burglar who offered to make victim a cup of tea is jailed

Matthew Portlock had broken into the home of a 69-year-old woman and when she challenged him, he offered to make her a cup of tea.

Cheltenham BID invests in making the town a safer place to visit Image

Cheltenham BID invests in making the town a safer place to visit

A key area of Cheltenham town centre is safer after investment from Cheltenham Business Improvement District.

ELECTION RESULT Gloucestershire is blue as all six constituencies are part of Conservative landslide Image

ELECTION RESULT Gloucestershire is blue as all six constituencies are part of Conservative landslide

Gloucestershire has gone blue with the Conservative party claiming a clean sweep of all six Gloucestershire Constituencies.

Punchline Comment: One of our clear priorities for the new parliament Image

Punchline Comment: One of our clear priorities for the new parliament

Regardless of who will end today in Number 10 Downing Street and will form our nation’s next government, change needs to come to our great country.

Contract wins secure £40million of new business for Gloucester-based haulier Image

Contract wins secure £40million of new business for Gloucester-based haulier

CM Downton have sealed a series of new contracts that has seen the Gloucester-based firm add £40million worth of business to its books.

Research at Gloucestershire University throws light on causes of asthma in horses Image

Research at Gloucestershire University throws light on causes of asthma in horses

Research carried out by experts at the Royal Agricultural University has revealed 113 substances that could cause severe asthma in horses.

At 3,000,000 bottles, beer inspired by Gloucestershire farmer is far from a Rare Breed Image

At 3,000,000 bottles, beer inspired by Gloucestershire farmer is far from a Rare Breed

A beer inspired by the work of a Gloucestershire farmer and made from barley from his Cotswolds is proving more popular than ever.

Aston Villa fan who works for Gloucestershire housebuilder set for African adventure  Image

Aston Villa fan who works for Gloucestershire housebuilder set for African adventure

An aspiring photographer who works for a housebuilder in Bishop’s Cleeve will take his talents to Kenya as he helps re-build classrooms thanks to his favourite football team.

General Election result welcomed by both the FSB and CBI Image

General Election result welcomed by both the FSB and CBI

The General Election result has been welcomed by two major organisations that represent the interests of the business community.

Gloucestershire wealth management specialists purchases Scottish financial advice firm Image

Gloucestershire wealth management specialists purchases Scottish financial advice firm

Wealth management firm St James’s Place have announced the acquisition of a Scottish-based financial advice firm.

Superdy post £4.2million loss as Julian Dunkerton continues 'year of reset' Image

Superdy post £4.2million loss as Julian Dunkerton continues 'year of reset'

What is being termed as “a year of reset” has led to Superdry suffering a dramatic fall in profits and a further squeeze on its revenues.

Research shows that tourism is worth more than £160million per year to Cheltenham Image

Research shows that tourism is worth more than £160million per year to Cheltenham

Tourism is worth £162million to the Cheltenham economy, figures released by the borough council have revealed.

Cheltenham law firm advises firm on £30million acquisition Image

Cheltenham law firm advises firm on £30million acquisition

Lawyers from a Cheltenham firm have played an advisory role in a £30 million acquisition of a software firm.

Nothing Weird about the latest addition to Gloucester Quays - in fact it's a perfect partnership Image

Nothing Weird about the latest addition to Gloucester Quays - in fact it's a perfect partnership

On the face of it they appear to be perfect partners – a Gloucestershire-based clothes maker and the county’s premier outlet shopping centre.

VIDEO: The Gloucester master-craftsmen who produce one million sausages every year Image

VIDEO: The Gloucester master-craftsmen who produce one million sausages every year

There are two master craftsmen at work in the backroom of a Northgate Street shop, creating a much-loved product that flies off the shelves by the million each year.

Businesses lose thousands more as rate relief debacle continues Image

Businesses lose thousands more as rate relief debacle continues

It does not look like all businesses in Gloucestershire will ever get all they are due from the Government's rate relieve scheme.

Plans submitted to build 41 new homes on edge of small Gloucestershire village Image

Plans submitted to build 41 new homes on edge of small Gloucestershire village

Plans have been submitted to build 41 new homes on a field outside a village that has just 750 residents.

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