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Bright future for Gloucester museum after sale agreed Image

Bright future for Gloucester museum after sale agreed

The future of a Gloucester museum has been assured after five years of negotiations.

Broadband scheme in danger of leaving small firms behind Image

Broadband scheme in danger of leaving small firms behind

Small businesses risk being held back by poor broadband unless the Government increases its target for a faster rollout, according to the Federation of Small Businesses.

Prolific shoplifter caught thieving days after walking free from court Image

Prolific shoplifter caught thieving days after walking free from court

A shoplifter who was given another 'last chance' was caught thieving again just five days after walking free from court.

Strong backing for Junction 10 scheme Image

Strong backing for Junction 10 scheme

Plans for improvements to Junction 10 of the M5 near Cheltenham have received support during public consultations.

Investment could mean toys are back in town Image

Investment could mean toys are back in town

Toys R Us could return to the high street after a controlling stake was sold to a US investor.

Cheltenham firm helps lead research into EV charging accessibility Image

Cheltenham firm helps lead research into EV charging accessibility

Cheltenham-based technology and product design company, Duku will be collaborating on an accessible EV charging project led by Urban Foresight.

South East Asian street food added to the menu at Five Valleys Image

South East Asian street food added to the menu at Five Valleys

The best of South East Asian street food will be served up by the latest addition to Five Valleys Market in Stroud.

Museum of Gloucester focuses on future Image

Museum of Gloucester focuses on future

The Museum of Gloucester has produced a plan for the next five years designed to develop the venue and help its recovery from closure during the pandemic.

Services puts Co-op on road to franchise expansion Image

Services puts Co-op on road to franchise expansion

Co-op has opened its first service station store which could pave the way for a doubling of its franchise shops by the end of the year.

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile coronavirus testing unit locations in March 2021 Image

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile coronavirus testing unit locations in March 2021

An important part of minimising and managing any future spread of Covid-19 is the speed at which people can be tested and isolation measures put in place, should an outbreak occur.

Newspaper publisher closing Gloucester office Image

Newspaper publisher closing Gloucester office

The Gloucester office of two of the county's major newspapers is to shut as part of plans for journalists to work largely from home.

Merger takes care of Avida's future Image

Merger takes care of Avida's future

A Stroud care company has merged with a major independent provider to offer more support for elderly and vulnerable adults who want to remain in their own homes.

Gloucestershire breaks through 300,000 vaccination milestone Image

Gloucestershire breaks through 300,000 vaccination milestone

More than 300,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in Gloucestershire.

Stonehouse factory on the market with £5.5m guide price Image

Stonehouse factory on the market with £5.5m guide price

The former home of SKF Aerospace at Oldends Lane in Stonehouse has gone up for sale, after the group announced the closure of the facility in 2018.

Employee banked £140k from Omega Image

Employee banked £140k from Omega

A woman defrauded a Stonehouse employment agency out of more than £140,000 after being told she had to relocate to Nottingham or take redundancy.

Gloucester Railway Station development on track to start Image

Gloucester Railway Station development on track to start

Work on two road junctions is due to kick off the next stage of improvements to Gloucester Railway Station this month.

Lister mobilises team effort for phone recycling  Image

Lister mobilises team effort for phone recycling

Lister Unified Communications has repeated its call for unused mobile phones as part of a fresh drive for Global Recycling Day.

Tall Ships sail back as Gloucester sets out events plan Image

Tall Ships sail back as Gloucester sets out events plan

McFly in the Park and the return of the Gloucester Goes Retro Festival are among the highlights of the city's summer events programme - with the Tall Ships Festival on the horizon.

Land deal paves way to Cheltenham Minster project Image

Land deal paves way to Cheltenham Minster project

Work on Cheltenham's Minster Exchange development moved a step closer after the first stage of the project was completed.

Tewkesbury bridges gap to garden town Image

Tewkesbury bridges gap to garden town

Tewkesbury's emerging garden town has received a major lift with plans for a crucial piece of infrastructure being given the all clear.

Aston Martin Cheltenham named Dealer of the Year Image

Aston Martin Cheltenham named Dealer of the Year

Aston Martin Cheltenham has been named Aston Martin UK Dealer of the Year 2020, as well as Aftersales Customer Satisfaction Index Dealer of the Year.

Strategy aims to keep Cotswolds healthy Image

Strategy aims to keep Cotswolds healthy

Healthy lifestyles and improved wellbeing are the focus of a leisure strategy which has been unanimously supported by Cotswold District Council's cabinet.

Award nod for Gloucestershire police training centre  Image

Award nod for Gloucestershire police training centre

Gloucestershire Constabulary's training and conference centre is in the running for a national award - barely six months after its official opening.

Gloucester Quays takes Food Festival off the menu Image

Gloucester Quays takes Food Festival off the menu

This year's Gloucester Quays Food Festival has been cancelled due to continuing uncertainty over the coronavirus.

Lucky Severn Community Lottery to hold its first draw this Saturday Image

Lucky Severn Community Lottery to hold its first draw this Saturday

The first draw for the Lucky Severn Community Lottery takes place on March 20, and there's still time to buy a ticket and win a prize.

Man charged with tending cannabis farm in Lydney Image

Man charged with tending cannabis farm in Lydney

An man who tended a cannabis farm in the Forest of Dean was caught as a result of a police raid.

Cinderford pupils kept connected by laptop donation Image

Cinderford pupils kept connected by laptop donation

A school in Cinderford has received 40 laptops from business insurance specialist QBE to help children learning from home.

Debenhams building bought by University of Gloucestershire Image

Debenhams building bought by University of Gloucestershire

The Debenhams building in the heart of Gloucester has been bought by the University of Gloucestershire.

What does sale of Debenhams building mean for Gloucester? Image

What does sale of Debenhams building mean for Gloucester?

What does the sale of the Debenhams building mean for Gloucester city centre and the adjoining King's Quarter development?

£12.8m modernisation work begins Image

£12.8m modernisation work begins

Demolition has begun on Gloucestershire Constabulary's operations base at Bamfurlong after planning permission for the makeover was passed.

New partner for Cheltenham solicitors Midwinters Image

New partner for Cheltenham solicitors Midwinters

Mark Lynham said he is excited by the challenges ahead but "feels a responsibility to the firm's history" after being made a partner at Cheltenham solicitors Midwinters.

Working together driving Gloucestershire's transformation Image

Working together driving Gloucestershire's transformation

Early action and a combination of public and private sectors have helped drive major developments in Gloucestershire.

Severn Trent reveals plan to create new wetland in Cinderford Image

Severn Trent reveals plan to create new wetland in Cinderford

Severn Trent has revealed plans to create a new wetland in Cinderford, with the hopes it will support healthier waterways and boost biodiversity in the area.

Punchline Friday Business Briefing, March 19 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Friday Business Briefing, March 19 line-up revealed

We are speeding through another week and the clock is ticking to another Punchline Friday Business Briefing panel - and there are plenty of news stories for them to discuss.

Vaccinated passengers only for P&O Cruises Image

Vaccinated passengers only for P&O Cruises

Cruise line P&O has announced that only travellers that have received both Covid-19 jab, and waited a further week, will be allowed to board its ships when it restarts its fleet.

Gloucestershire council to consider £5m transport funding bid Image

Gloucestershire council to consider £5m transport funding bid

A bid for £5million of funding for a transport scheme near Tewkesbury will be among a range of measures which will be put to Gloucestershire County Council's cabinet for approval next week.

Gloucestershire considers fusion power partnership Image

Gloucestershire considers fusion power partnership

The prospects of Gloucestershire housing the world's first prototype fusion power reactor could increase if a plan for site nominations wins backing.

Gloucester business sold to investors Image

Gloucester business sold to investors

Barnwood Point based business Flexmort has been acquired by a group of investors led by Noar Limited.

Fosters Events set to take helm of Westonbirt kitchen Image

Fosters Events set to take helm of Westonbirt kitchen

Independent caterer Fosters Events is set to transform three new dining spaces at The National Arboretum, opening in full to the public from the end of May.

Growth Hub expansion continues with digital launch in Cheltenham Image

Growth Hub expansion continues with digital launch in Cheltenham

The Gloucestershire Growth Hub continues to drive its presence in the county with the launch of the Cheltenham Growth Hub.

Event puts spotlight on Bouncing Back in Gloucestershire Image

Event puts spotlight on Bouncing Back in Gloucestershire

The construction projects helping to shape Gloucestershire's future will be in the spotlight during an online event today sponsored by Punchline.

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