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Expansion of Gloucester menswear business leads to creation of new jobs Image

Expansion of Gloucester menswear business leads to creation of new jobs

An upcoming expansion of a Gloucestershire menswear retailer is leading to the creation of two new management roles.

Police appeal after elderly man suffers serious injuries in Kings Stanley collision Image

Police appeal after elderly man suffers serious injuries in Kings Stanley collision

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Stroud in which an elderly man suffered serious injuries.

Deposed Superdry chief executive lands new role Image

Deposed Superdry chief executive lands new role

Euan Sutherland who left the Cheltenhan-based fashion giant after the bitter boardroom battle in April has landed himself a new job.

Raise a glass: Pub numbers are on the increase for the first time in a decade Image

Raise a glass: Pub numbers are on the increase for the first time in a decade

The Great British boozer is making a comeback with 2019 being the first year in a decade that has seen the number of pubs increase.

A lion and a penguin among New Year's Day runners at Cheltenham Racecourse Image

A lion and a penguin among New Year's Day runners at Cheltenham Racecourse

A lion and a penguin will be among the runners when Cheltenham Racecourse kicks off 2020 with the ever-popular racing fixture on New Year’s Day.

Gloucestershire TV star challenges all parties to bring in food provenance laws if they win election Image

Gloucestershire TV star challenges all parties to bring in food provenance laws if they win election

TV presenter and Cotswold farmer Adam Henson is urging whoever wins the General Election to bring in laws requiring food manufacturers to state where their ingredients come from.

Black Friday success for Gloucestershire cookware retailer Image

Black Friday success for Gloucestershire cookware retailer

It’s been a bright start to the festive period for Gloucestershire-based ProCook, which has reported great results for the Black Friday trading period.

Recycle old Christmas cards to help local medical charity Image

Recycle old Christmas cards to help local medical charity

Christmas cards might only just be starting to come in, but it is never too early to think about how you are going to dispose of them after the big day.

VIDEO: The Gloucestershire charity whose business is caring for their whole community Image

VIDEO: The Gloucestershire charity whose business is caring for their whole community

Community is everything at Lilian Faithfull Care – whether it is residents being happy in their new home, staff feeling comfortable at work or businesses becoming a trusted and valued partner.

If you do just one thing on Thursday make sure you vote Image

If you do just one thing on Thursday make sure you vote

Election day is almost upon us and it has never been more important to make sure you have your say on the future of the country and vote.

Minchinhampton drug dealer jailed for a series of offences Image

Minchinhampton drug dealer jailed for a series of offences

Nicholas Geenty was jailed for a series of drug offences after admitting possessing cannabis, cocaine and heroin.

Police appeal after woman assaulted on Gloucester Industrial Estate Image

Police appeal after woman assaulted on Gloucester Industrial Estate

An appeal has been made for witnesses to an assault that took place on a Gloucester Industrial Estate last month.

Ambitious targets set by man charged with improving Gloucester's cultural offering Image

Ambitious targets set by man charged with improving Gloucester's cultural offering

Phil Walker has only been in his post as head of cultural services at Gloucester City Council for three weeks, but he has already set out some ambitious targets.

'Caring was at the heart of everything he did' - Tributes after death of county councillor Image

'Caring was at the heart of everything he did' - Tributes after death of county councillor

Gloucestershire County Council have announced that Roger Wilson, the member for Winchcombe and Woodmancote and cabinet member for adult social care commission, has died.

Court fines Stroud couple £1,200 and bans them from keeping pets after dog found in awful condition Image

Court fines Stroud couple £1,200 and bans them from keeping pets after dog found in awful condition

A couple from Stroud have been banned from owning pets for two years after their Mastiff dog 'Scrum' was confiscated by the RSPCA due to its poor skin condition.

Gloucestershire family lights up home to raise funds for charity Image

Gloucestershire family lights up home to raise funds for charity

A Gloucestershire home will once again shine bright for Christmas in memory of a much-loved wife, mother and grandmother.

£1 million deal will help create double digit growth Image

£1 million deal will help create double digit growth

A £1 million deal with a major retailer is just part of the ingredients helping drive double digit growth at a Gloucestershire business.

Continued growth leads to a secure future for Gloucester-based fire and security experts Image

Continued growth leads to a secure future for Gloucester-based fire and security experts

APM Fire and Security have gone from strength to strength since being founded by Matt Moulder six years ago, meaning they needed to move into larger premises in the Triangle Business Park.

Ted Baker shares slide after profit warning and high-profile resignations Image

Ted Baker shares slide after profit warning and high-profile resignations

A profit warning and subsequent plunge in its share price coupled with a raft of resignations from its board made for a stormy morning for fashion giants Ted Baker.

Modern day slave suffers boiling water to the face, broken eye socket and being mocked online Image

Modern day slave suffers boiling water to the face, broken eye socket and being mocked online

After throwing boiling water in the face of a woman who was 'effectively a slave' and breaking her eye socket with a police-style baton, he posted a mocking video on social media, a court heard.

Warning: Gloucestershire's mobile speed camera locations revealed Image

Warning: Gloucestershire's mobile speed camera locations revealed

This December, drivers are being alerted to the location of mobile speed cameras throughout the county of Gloucestershire.

Death of circus co-founder and visionary Nell Gifford Image

Death of circus co-founder and visionary Nell Gifford

Nell Gifford, the co-founder and driving force behind Gloucestershire-based Giffords Circus, died yesterday (Sunday) at the age of 46. She had been fighting breast cancer for several years. 

Stroud business calls time after more than 30 years trading Image

Stroud business calls time after more than 30 years trading

A Stroud business that has been operating for more than 30 years is to close its doors on December 20.

Madness announce Westonbirt Arboretum gig Image

Madness announce Westonbirt Arboretum gig

Madness have announced dates as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England.

Man jailed for posting meatball sandwich through hair salon letterbox Image

Man jailed for posting meatball sandwich through hair salon letterbox

A 57 year old man has been jailed for posting a meatball sandwich through the letterbox of a hairdressing salon.

Did somebody say Just Eat is worth more than £5billion? Image

Did somebody say Just Eat is worth more than £5billion?

The takeaway giant is locked in a two-way tug-of-war for ownership and share prices are soaring

Discover and explore Gloucestershire with new artist designed leaflet displays Image

Discover and explore Gloucestershire with new artist designed leaflet displays

A Cheltenham-based business, in partnership with The Wilson, are encouraging more people to discover and explore our county.

Firms chosen for artisan food and drink market Image

Firms chosen for artisan food and drink market

Interviews have been taking place to decide the business which will line up to fill a new food and drink-inspired market hall at a multi-million pound redevelopment.

Temp jobs are becoming less temporary, according to research Image

Temp jobs are becoming less temporary, according to research

New research has shown that one in 10 workers in the region consider their man job to be temporary.

Caribbean restaurant comes to Docks Image

Caribbean restaurant comes to Docks

A new restaurant has opened its doors at the gateway to Gloucester Quays and Docks, bringing a taste of the Caribbean to the city.

Major fashion brand to open new store at Gloucester Quays Image

Major fashion brand to open new store at Gloucester Quays

Retail outlet centre Gloucester Quays has revealed the latest name due to open at the waterside retail and leisure magnet.

Cirencester business lodges plans to build new units on Love Lane Industrial Estate Image

Cirencester business lodges plans to build new units on Love Lane Industrial Estate

New industrial units could be added to the Love Lane Industrial Estate near Cirencester if the plans are approved by Cotswold District Council.

Slimbridge employee's award for targeting a Himalayan invader Image

Slimbridge employee's award for targeting a Himalayan invader

A worker at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge has been working hard during his lunch hour to eradicate a troublesome invasive plant.

Hauliers bring in £15,000 for three charities Image

Hauliers bring in £15,000 for three charities

It might have looked just like the almighty party that it was, but the Gloucestershire Hauliers Ball also showed just how generous its members are.

You can do a bit extra for city businesses by spending with a Gloucester Gift Card Image

You can do a bit extra for city businesses by spending with a Gloucester Gift Card

Gloucester folk can now do a bit extra for city businesses in the lead-up to Christmas thanks to the Gloucester Gift Card.

Man faces eight charges of trafficking women from Brazil to Cheltenham brothel Image

Man faces eight charges of trafficking women from Brazil to Cheltenham brothel

A man who was arrested on charges relating to trafficking women from Brazil to work in Cheltenham brothels is due to face human trafficking charges at Bristol Crown Court.

Michelin star chef turned drug dealer denied chance to see injured sister before serving jail term Image

Michelin star chef turned drug dealer denied chance to see injured sister before serving jail term

A former Michelin star restaurant chef who turned to drug dealing has made a fruitless plea to a judge to be freed for a few days to visit his sister in a secure psychiatric hospital before he spends a long period behind bars.

Gloucester Brewery pours out its plans for the a green future Image

Gloucester Brewery pours out its plans for the a green future

Whether it was the beer calling or the promise Gloucester Brewery would reveal its plans for the future we leave that up to you to decide, but 120 people flocked to its re-launch event.

Gloucestershire Army base to go green - and it's not because of camouflage Image

Gloucestershire Army base to go green - and it's not because of camouflage

A Gloucestershire army base will be going green – and not just because of camouflage gear – if plans to build a solar farm to supply it with power are approved.

Application to build 44 new homes on site of Gloucester chemicals factory Image

Application to build 44 new homes on site of Gloucester chemicals factory

A further 44 new homes could be built on the site of the former Contract Chemicals site on Gloucester’s Bristol Road if plans are approved by the city council.

Plans submitted to build 36 affordable flats on brownfield site Image

Plans submitted to build 36 affordable flats on brownfield site

A developer has submitted plans for the construction of 36 new apartments in Gloucester.

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