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Former Gloucester Rugby and England star still the turnover king as firm's revenues pass £3million Image

Former Gloucester Rugby and England star still the turnover king as firm's revenues pass £3million

Andy Hazell was the king of turnovers during his 17-year Gloucester career and now the company he founded is enjoying turnover records of a different kind.

Cheltenham men in court on charges of possession with intent to supply class A drugs Image

Cheltenham men in court on charges of possession with intent to supply class A drugs

A Cheltenham man pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs at Cheltenham Magistrates Court.

Royal visit to Gloucester today revealed Image

Royal visit to Gloucester today revealed

One of Gloucestershire’s most historic buildings received a very special visit today (September 25) – a member of the Royal family, no less.

Independent Cheltenham shoe shop partners with John Lewis Image

Independent Cheltenham shoe shop partners with John Lewis

Mighty high street legend John Lewis has chosen to partner with an independent women’s footwear boutique in Cheltenham.

Trading standards raid sees 'main source of illegal tobacco' in Gloucester shut down Image

Trading standards raid sees 'main source of illegal tobacco' in Gloucester shut down

Five men have been sentenced following a Trading Standards investigation on a shop that was deemed to be “the main source of illegal tobacco in Gloucester.”

Rugby club agrees partnership with McGurk Group to build new ground Image

Rugby club agrees partnership with McGurk Group to build new ground

Tetbury Rugby Club have agreed a partnership deal with the McGurk Group to start work on a new home ground for the club.

Gloucestershire hospice charity appoints new chief executive Image

Gloucestershire hospice charity appoints new chief executive

The Longfield Community Hospice in Minchinampton has a new CEO who will start work in November.

Sainsbury's to review future of 15 supermarkets and around 70 Argos stores Image

Sainsbury's to review future of 15 supermarkets and around 70 Argos stores

Sainsbury’s have announced that they are undertaking a “store estate review” of their supermarket and Argos stores on the day they released a trading statement for the second quarter of 2019.

Proroguing Parliament was 'unlawful', says Supreme Court Image

Proroguing Parliament was 'unlawful', says Supreme Court

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave unlawful advice to the Queen and now faces calls to resign after Supreme Court rules that 'Parliament has not been prorogued.'

Plans submitted to add nine new units to busy Cheltenham trading estate Image

Plans submitted to add nine new units to busy Cheltenham trading estate

Plans have been submitted to build nine new industrial units in the heart of one of Cheltenham’s busiest business parks.

Masked raiders target Cheltenham supermarket and threaten staff Image

Masked raiders target Cheltenham supermarket and threaten staff

Police are appealing for witnesses, CCTV and dashcam footage after an attempted robbery in the Cheltenham branch of Morrisons.

Landmark Cotswold site set for investment Image

Landmark Cotswold site set for investment

A new development of family homes on a key site in the Cotswolds is due to start work later this autumn.

Major bus and coach operator takes over rival Image

Major bus and coach operator takes over rival

Stagecoach West has announced it has bought the South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, which will see the business expands its operations into Bristol.

Bedding firm wins £150,000 investment for growth Image

Bedding firm wins £150,000 investment for growth

A Tetbury-based luxury bedding brand has secured £150,000 of investment after being crowned winners of the national ‘Start-Up Series’ competition.

PCC seeks MPs’ support for fair allocation of new police officers Image

PCC seeks MPs’ support for fair allocation of new police officers

Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl has called on Gloucestershire’s six MPs to back his fight for a fair share of the 20,000 new police officers promised by the Government.

Gloucestershire charity saves 130 tonnes of goods from being sent to landfill each year Image

Gloucestershire charity saves 130 tonnes of goods from being sent to landfill each year

Gloucestershire charity Emmaus has estimated that it saves more than 130 tonnes of goods from being sent to landfill each year.

New director signals growth at Cheltenham solicitors Image

New director signals growth at Cheltenham solicitors

One of Gloucestershire’s best-known law firms has announced further expansion of its corporate services with the appointment of a new director.

Forest of Dean could become recognised as a 'National Landscape' Image

Forest of Dean could become recognised as a 'National Landscape'

The Forest of Dean has moved one step closer to being recognised as a National Landscape.

Appeal for witnesses after man found in ditch with serious injuries Image

Appeal for witnesses after man found in ditch with serious injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses after finding a man with serious injuries beside a road near Cirencester.

Man jailed for defrauding his own mother out of £64,000 by abusing power of attorney Image

Man jailed for defrauding his own mother out of £64,000 by abusing power of attorney

A 63-year-old man has today been jailed for defrauding his own mother out of £64,500.

Managing partner aiming to raise £20,000 for charity during Berlin Marathon Image

Managing partner aiming to raise £20,000 for charity during Berlin Marathon

The managing partner of Harrison Clark Rickerbys is rising to a challenge laid down by members of his team and is aiming to raise £20,000 in the process.

Monument to Cheltenham's first business boom to host Growing Gloucestershire Conference Image

Monument to Cheltenham's first business boom to host Growing Gloucestershire Conference

Pittville Pump Rooms is a monument to Cheltenham’s first business boom that saw the town rise from rural backwater to Regency destination.

VIDEO: Multi-million pound spend collars new Gloucestershire college Image

VIDEO: Multi-million pound spend collars new Gloucestershire college

Work has begun on a multi-million pound project to build a major specialist college in Gloucestershire.

After 4,500 days in exile the

After 4,500 days in exile the "finishing line is in sight" for Gloucester City Football Club

The club have received a significant boost in their bid to return home after 12 years after their funding application to the Football Stadium Improvement Fund was approved.

Rooftop restaurant, offices and retail development gets go-ahead Image

Rooftop restaurant, offices and retail development gets go-ahead

Scaffolding is up and now contractors know work can go ahead in earnest on what will be one of the most high profile developments in Cheltenham.

Punchline Podcast: The Inside Line with Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl Image

Punchline Podcast: The Inside Line with Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl

Punchline is taking to the airwaves and starting a new series of podcasts.

Queues form outside new fashion retailer in Stroud Image

Queues form outside new fashion retailer in Stroud

Crowds descended on the latest retailer to open in Stroud’s new-look multi-million pound Five Valleys shopping centre.

Still GAINS to be had for businesses Image

Still GAINS to be had for businesses

A deadline which will see the door close on funding aimed at helping county companies increase their turnover is fast approaching.

Six Gloucestershire Thomas Cook shops close as travel agent goes into liquidation Image

Six Gloucestershire Thomas Cook shops close as travel agent goes into liquidation

Thomas Cook’s Eastgate Street store in Gloucester was plunged into darkness this morning in a scene repeated all over the country following the company entering liquidation overnight.

'I've never been so afraid' woman tells trial of Gloucester teen who threatened her with knife Image

'I've never been so afraid' woman tells trial of Gloucester teen who threatened her with knife

A teenager paid two prostitutes for oral sex in a park - then demanded his money back and threatened to kill one with a knife before attacking the other, a court heard.

Powerful Gloucestershire business group teams up with GCHQ Image

Powerful Gloucestershire business group teams up with GCHQ

In a fitting cloak and dagger moment, the boss of GCHQ was revealed as top of the bill at the GFirst LEP Annual Review.

£2.1 million funding to boost Gloucestershire harbour project Image

£2.1 million funding to boost Gloucestershire harbour project

More than £2 million has been won towards an ambitious scheme to develop a Gloucestershire harbour.

New restaurant revealed for Cheltenham Image

New restaurant revealed for Cheltenham

A chef who trained with the legendary experimental foodie Heston Blumenthal has been revealed as the name planning to open a new restaurant in Cheltenham.

Forum says the future of Cheltenham High Street is not just about shopping Image

Forum says the future of Cheltenham High Street is not just about shopping

It’s not all about the shopping, was the conclusion that close to 100 attendees took from Thursday night’s Cheltenham Property Forum on the future of the High Street, hosted by Evans Jones.

‘Not generally racist’ woman glassed man in face Image

‘Not generally racist’ woman glassed man in face

Six years after she attacked a man in Cheltenham in a drunken, violent, racist assault Shannon Cairns has been brought to justice.

National award for innovative business and charity partnership Image

National award for innovative business and charity partnership

Before it arrived beside the M5 in Gloucestershire the very idea of a motorway service station winning awards for excellence in business might have seemed unfathomable.

If staff take part in today’s global climate change strike here's what businesses can do Image

If staff take part in today’s global climate change strike here's what businesses can do

Some will be aware that today is the subject to a call for a national strike in relation to climate change.

Thomas Cook says holidays are operating as usual as it struggles to find cash Image

Thomas Cook says holidays are operating as usual as it struggles to find cash

Plans are underway to fly 150,000 British holidaymakers home, as Thomas Cook struggles to stay afloat.

Extra support for landlords means more secure homes for those most in need Image

Extra support for landlords means more secure homes for those most in need

Extra support for landlords is available from Stroud District Council, so that tenants threatened with homelessness can get a more secure roof over their heads.

Housebuilder unveils new Gloucester show home Image

Housebuilder unveils new Gloucester show home

Barnwood-based Newland Homes has announced the opening of a new show home within the county.

Business expert: Rugby World Cup late starts Image

Business expert: Rugby World Cup late starts

By the time you read this the Rugby World Cup will have already kicked off in Japan.

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