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Parent company of Cheltenham based brand becomes Manchester United’s first shirt sleeve partner Image

Parent company of Cheltenham based brand becomes Manchester United’s first shirt sleeve partner

Kohler Mira, parent company of a Cheltenham-based brand, will have its logo on the shirt of one of the biggest sports clubs in the world.

VIDEO: Simon Weston inspires King's School to standing ovation Image

VIDEO: Simon Weston inspires King's School to standing ovation

Not everyone’s school speech day will have had a guest speaker who received a standing ovation from all present, but King’s School in Gloucester did.

Hospice tickled pink by Speedy Skips fundraising initiative Image

Hospice tickled pink by Speedy Skips fundraising initiative

Volunteers and staff at Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice are delighted that a big-hearted gesture by a Gloucestershire skip hire company has raised an incredible £6,950 for its specialist care.

Skydiving Alison joins Lister Image

Skydiving Alison joins Lister

Alison Parsons has been appointed as the new Finance Manager at Lister Unified Communications.

Expert financial adviser joins company at Gloucester Docks Image

Expert financial adviser joins company at Gloucester Docks

The man who probably should be among the county’s very best known financial advisers has joined the Gloucester offices of Oculus Wealth Management.

Warning: Flooding forecast on Gloucestershire roads today Image

Warning: Flooding forecast on Gloucestershire roads today

The Met Office is predicting that there is potential for thunderstorm activity and heavy rain in the Gloucestershire area on Friday 13 July.

Hobbycraft sales grow for 8th consecutive year Image

Hobbycraft sales grow for 8th consecutive year

Arts and crafts retailer, Hobbycraft, is bucking the trend of the high street sales slump.

Grandparents plug summer holiday childcare gap Image

Grandparents plug summer holiday childcare gap

While the end of the school year can’t come fast enough for some children, a third of the UK’s parents will be forced to take seven days or more off work this summer to take care of the kids.

The Works to float on Stock Exchange Image

The Works to float on Stock Exchange

Discount book and stationery retailer, The Works, is set to float on the Stock Exchange later this month.

Live for today financial attitude emerges from business’s survey Image

Live for today financial attitude emerges from business’s survey

If you are you dreaming of an inheritance and thinking your elders are planning to leave you a little nest egg then you may need to think again.

Famous entertainment venue stays in public hands Image

Famous entertainment venue stays in public hands

Originally on the market for £600,000 Stroud’s ever-popular Subscription Rooms has now changed hands - for just £1.

A417 ‘Missing Link’ scheme receives a boost from Government Image

A417 ‘Missing Link’ scheme receives a boost from Government

After years shouting about the need to tackle one of the county's worst accident black spots and bottlenecks - Gloucestershire's 'Missing Link' has at last found an ear in Government.

Two charged with murder Image

Two charged with murder

Two men have been charged with murder following an assault in Cheltenham on Saturday 7 July.

Farmer admits keeping pigs and cattle in appalling conditions Image

Farmer admits keeping pigs and cattle in appalling conditions

A farmer who allowed his pigs access to waste meat products including sausages and bacon sandwiches has been banned from keeping pigs and cattle.

Electrical contractor is finalist in prestigious awards Image

Electrical contractor is finalist in prestigious awards

A Gloucestershire-based electrical contractor has been named as a finalist in the national Housebuilder Awards 2018.

M&S union shocked at prospect of further store closures Image

M&S union shocked at prospect of further store closures

The union representing Marks & Spencer staff has expressed shock at news that the retailer could close even more stores than initially proposed.

Children and businesses mix as Growth hub spreads its magic Image

Children and businesses mix as Growth hub spreads its magic

School children and business people descended en-masse on a Forest of Dean library as the ever-expanding Growth Hub continues to spread county-wide.

Aerospace and defence electronics firm sold Image

Aerospace and defence electronics firm sold

A specialist electronics firm with a £12m turnover has been sold to a businessman from the region.

Key appointment at Gloucestershire law firm Image

Key appointment at Gloucestershire law firm

One of Gloucestershire’s leading law firms has announced the appointment of a new senior associate to its ranks.

Not in our town! Screen stars back campaign to stop car parking charges Image

Not in our town! Screen stars back campaign to stop car parking charges

Two famous actors have joined the growing protests over plans to introduce parking charges in Nailsworth.

Council attacked over massive legal bill for incinerator battle Image

Council attacked over massive legal bill for incinerator battle

The huge legal costs incurred by Gloucestershire County Council over the controversial incinerator plan has been attacked by Stroud Green Party members.

Discount home store set to open third outlet in city Image

Discount home store set to open third outlet in city

A third B&M Home Store may be opening in Gloucester.

Cotswold town unveils bid to boost trade Image

Cotswold town unveils bid to boost trade

Social media, marketing experts and dignitaries from Tetbury gathered to mark the launch of a new plan for the town aimed at boosting visitor numbers.

Stroud District Youth Council members awarded for service Image

Stroud District Youth Council members awarded for service

Members of Stroud District Youth Council (SDYC) were presented with awards to mark their length of time served on the council at their recent annual general meeting.

Southgate offered waistcoats for life by Cotswold tailor Image

Southgate offered waistcoats for life by Cotswold tailor

The England football manager Gareth Southgate has been offered bespoke waistcoats for life if his team wins the FIFA Club World Cup.

Government denies tidal lagoon rejection based on misleading information - UPDATE Image

Government denies tidal lagoon rejection based on misleading information - UPDATE

The Government has hit back at claims that its rejection of the Tidal Lagoon Power scheme was based on misleading information.

Last chance to enter WSP Art In City as Gloucester becomes giant art space Image

Last chance to enter WSP Art In City as Gloucester becomes giant art space

Amateur and professional artists hoping to compete for cash prizes are urged to sign up to this weekend’s WSP Art In City competitions before time runs out.

Businesses and charity launch vending machine for the homeless  Image

Businesses and charity launch vending machine for the homeless

A partnership between Gloucestershire charity and businesses has made an ingenious idea possible which will help provide homeless people with food and vital supplies.

Stroud company celebrates first year of business Image

Stroud company celebrates first year of business

This week the Stroud based photography company Stand Out Studio is celebrating its first year in business.

Come on England! Bus operator backs our team Image

Come on England! Bus operator backs our team

Bus operator Stagecoach West is backing England's bid for World Cup success.

Kevin Keegan will lay your floor at a discount while the World Cup lasts Image

Kevin Keegan will lay your floor at a discount while the World Cup lasts

Yes, strange but true, Kevin Keegan – a name forever linked to English football – is offering to lay your floor at a discount as long as the national side stays in the World Cup.

Last chance to see world renowned artist’s exhibition in Cotswolds Image

Last chance to see world renowned artist’s exhibition in Cotswolds

Pamela June Crook, known professionally as P J Crook, is currently staging her latest solo exhibition at Trinity House in Broadway, which will finish on Monday 16 July.

Another store to close at Gloucester Quays Image

Another store to close at Gloucester Quays

A national store chain is to close its shop at Gloucester Quays shopping centre.

Substantial investment in Gloucester business park shows confidence Image

Substantial investment in Gloucester business park shows confidence

Hundred of thousands of pounds is being spent by new owners upgrading a little-known Gloucester business park.



100-plus new homes near Gloucester get go-ahead  Image

100-plus new homes near Gloucester get go-ahead

Work is set to start on a brand-new development after planners approved proposals from house builder David Wilson Homes.

Apprenticeships are the GOAL  Image

Apprenticeships are the GOAL

SGS College, Gloucestershire Enterprise Limited, University of Gloucestershire and Gloucestershire College, are working together to encourage local SMEs to provide apprenticeships within their business.

Regus takes over empty Gloucester office building Image

Regus takes over empty Gloucester office building

Regus, the nationwide serviced office space and meeting rooms specialist, is expanding in Gloucester.

Kier launches programme to cut costs Image

Kier launches programme to cut costs

Construction company Kier is cutting costs to help reduce the company's debts.

Matalan sales on the up Image

Matalan sales on the up

Matalan is defying the challenges facing the UK high street, with a 4.9 per cent rise in revenue in its first quarter

Flats could be built on city NHS health centre site Image

Flats could be built on city NHS health centre site

Twelve new flats could be built on land currently occupied by a well-used Gloucester city health centre.




Landowner convicted over planning enforcement breaches Image

Landowner convicted over planning enforcement breaches

A Gloucestershire landowner has been convicted of breaching a planning enforcement notice and fined.

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