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Update on Gloucestershire's mobile testing unit locations Image

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile testing unit locations

Mobile coronavirus testing locations for September 3rd - 10th.

Call to action for jobs heads online Image

Call to action for jobs heads online

Gloucester MP Richard Graham has teamed up with Gloucester Rugby chief executive Lance Bradley to launch the website for the Gloucestershire Jobs, Skills & Apprenticeships LiftOff.

A48 to close for overnight resurfacing Image

A48 to close for overnight resurfacing

Gloucestershire County Council will be resurfacing a section of the A48 in the Forest of Dean, between the High Street and Ruddle Court Farm, Newnham on Severn.

Stroud Sub Rooms unveils fresh look Image

Stroud Sub Rooms unveils fresh look

One of Stroud's major venues opened its doors over the bank holiday weekend to reveal its new look.

Lockdown helps profits Zoom for video call app Image

Lockdown helps profits Zoom for video call app

The reliance on video calls during lockdown has seen Zoom profits almost treble over the second quarter.

Small firms flag importance of school and nursery return Image

Small firms flag importance of school and nursery return

This week's return to school will have a major impact on the ability of small businesses to reopen safely and profitably, according to new research.

Sales up at Dunelm Image

Sales up at Dunelm

Home furnishing retailer Dunelm saw a big rise in sales during July and August.

Wedding ban hits suit retailer Image

Wedding ban hits suit retailer

Men’s formalwear retailer Moss Bros is going through restructuring, after its sales were hit by a ban on weddings and the cancellation of Royal Ascot.

Lingerie retailer considers CVA Image

Lingerie retailer considers CVA

Ann Summers looks set to be the latest in a long line of retailers to launch a CVA, in a bid to get costs down in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Potential buyers given hours to make Debenhams bid Image

Potential buyers given hours to make Debenhams bid

Prospective buyers have been given until 5pm today to table bids for Debenhams.

Man admits breaking into two takeaway food outlets Image

Man admits breaking into two takeaway food outlets

Man subjected to conditional bail after he admitted breaking into two takeaway food outlets.

Council cabinet opens doors to new role Image

Council cabinet opens doors to new role

Two new cabinet posts have been created by Cheltenham Borough Council to help tackle the climate emergency and response to the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Police arrest 14 year old after takeaway driver threatened with large knife Image

Police arrest 14 year old after takeaway driver threatened with large knife

Shortly after 10.30pm on Sunday, police received a report that a takeaway delivery driver had their food order stolen while being threatened with a large knife.

National Lottery provides emergency grant for locomotive overhaul Image

National Lottery provides emergency grant for locomotive overhaul

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway-based 2874 Trust has received £3,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Councils join forces for leisure centre plea Image

Councils join forces for leisure centre plea

Forest of Dean District Council has joined forces with local authorities across the South West to call on the Government for urgent funding to safeguard the future of leisure centres.

Hundreds attend police cycle marking events across Gloucester Image

Hundreds attend police cycle marking events across Gloucester

Police have helped hundreds of people across Gloucester protect their bikes from theft.

Milestone reached for Cheltenham's first rooftop restaurant Image

Milestone reached for Cheltenham's first rooftop restaurant

Family-run construction firm Beard has marked the topping out of the refurbished Quadrangle building in the centre of Cheltenham.

Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up unveiled Image

Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up unveiled

Richard Osman, Nick Hornby, Claudia Winkelman, Gavin & Stacey co-creator Ruth Jones and two show-stealing Labradors are among the star names appearing at a Cheltenham Literature Festival with a difference.

New school for housing development moves step nearer Image

New school for housing development moves step nearer

Plans for a new primary school in Stonehouse are being unveiled for public consultation.

Construction begins at SYNETIQ's flagship Gloucester site Image

Construction begins at SYNETIQ's flagship Gloucester site

A groundworks specialist has started work at the UK's largest salvage and vehicle recycling company SYNETIQ in Gloucester.

Judge tells burglar

Judge tells burglar "you deserve contempt of society" for targeting elderly

A 'loathsome' spree of defrauding and burgling elderly care home residents at the start of lockdown has earned Philip Cutler 28 months in prison.

Business confidence in shorter supply across South West Image

Business confidence in shorter supply across South West

Business confidence in the South West is lower than the rest of England despite a rise during in August, according to new monthly figures.

Campaign seeks to get workers back in the office Image

Campaign seeks to get workers back in the office

The Government is to launch a campaign to get people back to their workplaces in a bid to help ailing town and centre businesses.

Screwfix set to open 30 additional stores Image

Screwfix set to open 30 additional stores

Hardware retailer Screwfix has announced plans to open 30 new outlets across the UK by January 2021.

Cheltenham sees rise in demand for garden waste subscriptions Image

Cheltenham sees rise in demand for garden waste subscriptions

Cheltenham Borough Council is introducing some changes to collection days in September to help streamline the expanded service.

HSBC staff cycle 200 miles across Gloucestershire for Sue Ryder hospice Image

HSBC staff cycle 200 miles across Gloucestershire for Sue Ryder hospice

Two HSBC UK employees are preparing to hop on their bikes and pedal across Gloucestershire and beyond to raise money for charity.

Man arrested in Cheltenham after assault on resurfacing worker Image

Man arrested in Cheltenham after assault on resurfacing worker

A man was arrested last week following an alleged assault on a worker carrying out resurfacing for Gloucestershire county council.

Lottery fund cash will help charity’s vital work for children and families during Covid-19 crisis  Image

Lottery fund cash will help charity’s vital work for children and families during Covid-19 crisis

Cheltenham-based WellChild has received support from The National Lottery Community Fund for its vital work for seriously ill children and their families during the coronavirus pandemic.

Council urges business owners to stay alert this bank holiday weekend Image

Council urges business owners to stay alert this bank holiday weekend

Tewkesbury Borough Council and Gloucestershire Constabulary have teamed up to help hospitality businesses stay covid-secure over the bank holiday.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, August 28 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, August 28

The latest important news and updates from across Gloucestershire as the coronavirus crisis continues.

Business park filled with £8m factory deal Image

Business park filled with £8m factory deal

Advanced Insulation has invested more than £8million in a new factory, filling the final berth at St Modwen's Gateway 12 business park at Hardwicke.

Rolls-Royce losses soar to £5.4billion  Image

Rolls-Royce losses soar to £5.4billion

Rolls-Royce has announced record losses with a warning that the demand for jet engines could take five years to recover.

Cotswolds country house hotel on the market for £6.5m Image

Cotswolds country house hotel on the market for £6.5m

The Lords of the Manor hotel has been put up for sale with a guide price of £6.5million.

Councils unite to explore future of Gloucestershire Image

Councils unite to explore future of Gloucestershire

Three of Gloucestershire's councils have agreed to explore options which could see the county become two larger authorities.

Banned from Gloucester city centre for 'persistent' begging and drinking Image

Banned from Gloucester city centre for 'persistent' begging and drinking

Persistent antisocial behaviour has seen a man banned from the centre of Gloucester.

Staverton firm announces new air traffic control apprenticeship scheme Image

Staverton firm announces new air traffic control apprenticeship scheme

Gloucestershire Airport based aviation training business Global ATS has announced that it will begin offering an air traffic control apprenticeship.

New Look’s CVA proposal criticised  Image

New Look’s CVA proposal criticised

Fashion retailer New Look has been criticised by the British Property Federation for inaccuracies in its CVA proposal, which will move many of its UK stores to a turnover rent.

BiGDUG unveil new look in Gloucester Rugby partnership Image

BiGDUG unveil new look in Gloucester Rugby partnership

Kingsholm is looking a bit different for the remainder of the Premiership rugby season and anyone watching Gloucester's defeat to Bristol will have noticed the new name of BiGDUG along the front of The Shed.

People scammed out of thousands of pounds as police warn public to remain vigilant Image

People scammed out of thousands of pounds as police warn public to remain vigilant

Gloucestershire Constabulary is warning the public to be aware of a scam call where fraudsters claim to be police, after two people were conned out of thousands of pounds.

The Range to create 50 jobs in Cheltenham Image

The Range to create 50 jobs in Cheltenham

The new store will open on October 30 in the former Homebase store at Centrum Retail Park. It will replace the existing branch located just half a mile away on Tewkesbury Road.

Jailed for attack on pregnant woman Image

Jailed for attack on pregnant woman

A man who kicked and stamped on a pregnant woman in her Stroud home has been jailed for three years and two months.

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