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Bid for world land speed record to be driven from Gloucestershire Image

Bid for world land speed record to be driven from Gloucestershire

The quest to break the world land speed record will be driven from the South Gloucestershire College and Stroud College campus in Berkeley.

VIDEO:  Punchline charity jigsaws are now ready to collect Image

VIDEO: Punchline charity jigsaws are now ready to collect

Those of you who have coughed up for a Punchline jigsaw and been waiting patiently to pick up their goods can now come and collect their puzzle.

Building firm to sponsor road race Image

Building firm to sponsor road race

The main sponsor has been unveiled for what has fast become one of the high-points of Gloucestershire running event calendar.

Next generation of talent shines at FameLab Academy 2019 Image

Next generation of talent shines at FameLab Academy 2019

If you looked towards the county’s nuclear power company yesterday and saw bright lights fear not – it was the cream of the next generation shining like stars.

Homeless man's 'utterly shocking' wrong-way driving on a busy dual carriageway Image

Homeless man's 'utterly shocking' wrong-way driving on a busy dual carriageway

A 36 year old homeless man's 'utterly shocking' wrong-way driving on a busy dual carriageway resulted in him being jailed.

Housebuilders help football club in quest for promotion Image

Housebuilders help football club in quest for promotion

Stonehouse Town Football Club’s push for promotion has been given a boost thanks to two local housebuilders.

VIDEO: Look inside the UK's first indoor greenhouse showroom Image

VIDEO: Look inside the UK's first indoor greenhouse showroom

A leading greenhouse manufacturer has chosen Gloucestershire as the home for its first UK showroom.

Long wait for Next store near Gloucester Quays almost over Image

Long wait for Next store near Gloucester Quays almost over

Shoppers eager to get inside the multi-million-pound investment that will be the newest fashion store to open in Gloucestershire have only days to wait.

Shares take a double digit hit as Renishaw issues profit warning Image

Shares take a double digit hit as Renishaw issues profit warning

Shares fall by as much as 12 per cent after concerns over slow down in demand for products from Asia

Major investment for Cheltenham High Street Image

Major investment for Cheltenham High Street

Major investment has been given the go-ahead for a Cheltenham shopping centre after it overturned a council decision.

Investigation into death of man injured at business park Image

Investigation into death of man injured at business park

Police have confirmed they are investigating the death of a man injured at a business park in Gloucestershire.

Closure of Gloucestershire store helps Game record increase in profits Image

Closure of Gloucestershire store helps Game record increase in profits

Computer game retailer Game have announced an increase in profits for the last six months – during which it closed one of its Gloucestershire stores.

Could hotel chain make a bid for Gloucester City Council offices? Image

Could hotel chain make a bid for Gloucester City Council offices?

Three of the historic warehouses at Gloucester Docks have been put on the market.

New faces join board of major Gloucester employer Image

New faces join board of major Gloucester employer

One of Gloucester’s biggest private employers has revealed the names of two new board members.

Subterranean home with gym, bar and glass lift given go ahead Image

Subterranean home with gym, bar and glass lift given go ahead

Architects behind one of Gloucestershire’s most incredible homes – the £30 million Swinhay House - have won planning permission for two more ambitious developments.

Hero Stroud bus driver saves woman from freezing canal Image

Hero Stroud bus driver saves woman from freezing canal

A hero bus driver who pulled a young woman to safety from a freezing canal said he was just doing what any other person would do.

Cheltenham restaurant's shock closure Image

Cheltenham restaurant's shock closure

The shock Closure of a Cheltenham restaurant has been described as a “great loss” to the town’s restaurant scene.

Breaking News: Prime Minister requests three-month Brexit delay Image

Breaking News: Prime Minister requests three-month Brexit delay

The prime minister has confirmed that she has asked the EU for an extension to Article 50.

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The probation system is "broken" says Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner

The sell-off of the Probation Service has led to a system that is “broken”, according to Gloucestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Company who built Gloucester's Transport Hub reports £35million loss Image

Company who built Gloucester's Transport Hub reports £35million loss

Construction company Kier have reported losses for the first half of their financial year.

Engineering firm celebrates 40th birthday - with £600,000 investment Image

Engineering firm celebrates 40th birthday - with £600,000 investment

A Stonehouse-based company is giving itself a bumper 40th birthday present of £600,000 as it continues to invest for growth.

Video: Major regeneration project is proud moment for city architect Image

Video: Major regeneration project is proud moment for city architect

A topping out ceremony has marked the progress of a landmark multi-million pound city centre development.

Business expert: Looking ahead for 2019 Image

Business expert: Looking ahead for 2019

Cathy takes a look at what she thinks will be the big issues and what we should be looking out for in the world of human resources and employment law in 2019.

Shareholders told: Vote against Dunkerton's return to Superdry Image

Shareholders told: Vote against Dunkerton's return to Superdry

With just 13 days to go until a crunch general meeting decides the future direction of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton has received a blow in his bid to return to the board.

Businessman to out himself as book author at breakfast event Image

Businessman to out himself as book author at breakfast event

All business people know what it is like to wear a variety of hats, but one Gloucestershire businessman's are perhaps just a little more diverse that most.

New Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire named Image

New Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire named

A new Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire has been named to work alongside current Lord-Lieutenant Edward Gillespie.

Mears looks to the future with Home Office contract Image

Mears looks to the future with Home Office contract

Housing and social care provider, Mears Group, saw its order book rise to £3.2bn in 2018, from 2.6bn the previous year.

Debenhams considers pre-pack administration  Image

Debenhams considers pre-pack administration

Struggling department store chain Debenhams is reported to be considering a potential pre-pack administration to save the business and stave off a takeover by Mike Ashley and Sports Direct.

Man pleads guilty to £44,975 art gallery theft Image

Man pleads guilty to £44,975 art gallery theft

A 40-year- old man broke into a Cotswold art gallery and stole £44,975 worth of sculptures and paintings.

Cyber firm secures small industry champion award Image

Cyber firm secures small industry champion award

A firm from Gloucestershire which specialises in helping businesses with their cyber security has been celebrated at a national awards ceremony.

Stationery retailer goes into administration Image

Stationery retailer goes into administration

Office Outlet, the former Staples stationery chain, is in administration, putting 1,200 jobs at risk.

Business expert: A planning and development outlook for 2019 Image

Business expert: A planning and development outlook for 2019

After an eventful 2018 for local developers, here are a few of my planning related predictions and expectations for 2019.

Profits fall again at Bonmarché Image

Profits fall again at Bonmarché

Value women’s fashion retailer, Bonmarché, has issued its third profit warning in six months, saying it will suffer a bigger loss than anticipated this year, following difficult trading in March.

Man who denies armed burglary and assault to stand jury trial Image

Man who denies armed burglary and assault to stand jury trial

A 46 year old Stroud man who denies armed burglary and assault with intent to cause serious harm will stand jury trial, a Gloucester judge ruled.

Connectivity and communications are the perfect mix for Lister IT Services Image

Connectivity and communications are the perfect mix for Lister IT Services

After the success of Lister Unified Communications and SitM joining forces two years ago, Lister is celebrating the anniversary by giving the section of the company a new name.

Big Hug event breaks world record Image

Big Hug event breaks world record

People from 53 different nations living in Gloucester have set a world record for a group hug.

Takeover of software business revealed Image

Takeover of software business revealed

The takeover of a Gloucestershire software firm has been described as ‘the next round of funding’ to help the business grow still further.

10-year-old’s hit business start-up – and how you can help Image

10-year-old’s hit business start-up – and how you can help

If you are one of those who has doubts about our future generations here is a story to make you realise we could be in very safe hands indeed.

New managing partner unveiled for law firm Image

New managing partner unveiled for law firm

A successor to the longstanding managing partner at one of the county’s highest profile law firms has been named.

See the amazing Cheltenham offices with an avenue of hammocks and a skateboard 'freeway' Image

See the amazing Cheltenham offices with an avenue of hammocks and a skateboard 'freeway'

A beauty brand has moved into extraordinary new offices at The Brewery Quarter.

Airline Emirates flies into county Image

Airline Emirates flies into county

Do you want a new job, would you like to travel the world, do you have an arm reach of 212cm when standing on tiptoes, and are you over 21?

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