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Energy vouchers worth £25.8million lying unclaimed Image

Energy vouchers worth £25.8million lying unclaimed

People are being urged to check their mail as the vouchers are only valid for 90 days

Dealers urged to combine MOT and vehicle service alerts Image

Dealers urged to combine MOT and vehicle service alerts

The majority of UK motorists would be more likely to book their car into a workshop that found a way to combine MOT and service work into a single visit.

Raise taxes for all to improve services, says ex-chancellor Image

Raise taxes for all to improve services, says ex-chancellor

All earners in the UK will need to pay higher tax if public services are to improve, ex-chancellor Lord Philip Hammond has warned.

Council gives backing to EV chargepoints for Stroud Image

Council gives backing to EV chargepoints for Stroud

Stroud District Council has unanimously agreed to the installation of EV chargepoints in council car parks.

Amazon predicts weaker Christmas sales Image

Amazon predicts weaker Christmas sales

Online retail giant Amazon has returned to profitability after two consecutive quarters of losses, but shares have fallen.

Cat caught in illegal trap in the Forest of Dean Image

Cat caught in illegal trap in the Forest of Dean

Officers are appealing for information as a cat sustained injuries after becoming stuck in a banned animal trap.

Wilko bumps pay above national living wage Image

Wilko bumps pay above national living wage

The increase comes after a successful national ballot by the GMB trade union

Road users asked to stay vigilant around crews at work Image

Road users asked to stay vigilant around crews at work

Forest of Dean District Council and waste contractor, Biffa, are asking road users to be extra vigilant around waste crews at work.

Police appeal for witness and CCTV footage of supermarket robbery Image

Police appeal for witness and CCTV footage of supermarket robbery

Officers are appealing for witnesses and CCTV footage following a supermarket robbery.

Devolution means evolution for GFirst LEP Image

Devolution means evolution for GFirst LEP

Gloucestershire County Council has appointed David Owen, CEO of GFirst LEP, as its Director of Economy and Environment

Forest of Dean offers £110k for top job Image

Forest of Dean offers £110k for top job

It brings it in line with other local councils who pay their bosses up to £124,000

Big rise in sales for Safran Image

Big rise in sales for Safran

Jet engine maker and aerospace supplier Safran posted a 29.9 per cent rise in third-quarter revenues.

Help to Grow: Management free online taster session Image

Help to Grow: Management free online taster session

Join a free Help to Grow: Management taster session online next week and boost your leadership skills and business performance.

Cheltenham's former police boss has new housing role Image

Cheltenham's former police boss has new housing role

Martin Surl has a new top job in the borough

Cazoo drives forward with record UK revenues Image

Cazoo drives forward with record UK revenues

Cazoo, the online motor retailer, has seen UK revenues increase 103 per cent in Q3, compared to the same period last year.

Price rises compensate for falling sales at Unilever Image

Price rises compensate for falling sales at Unilever

Unilever saw its total turnover up by 17.8 per cent in the three months to September, despite sales growth of 10.6 per cent.

Aldi increases store assistants' pay to £11 an hour Image

Aldi increases store assistants' pay to £11 an hour

Aldi has maintained its position as the UK’s best paying supermarket by raising its starting pay for store assistants to £11 an hour nationally.

Sweet smell of success for perfume retailer Image

Sweet smell of success for perfume retailer

Perfume retailer, The Fragrance Shop, has seen a big increase in both annual sales and profits.

Big rise in casualties leads to a new approach to keep older drivers safe Image

Big rise in casualties leads to a new approach to keep older drivers safe

A new approach to road safety, designed to recognise the vulnerability of older drivers.

CCTV appeal following robbery at Coney Hill shop Image

CCTV appeal following robbery at Coney Hill shop

Officers investigating a robbery have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Man charged in connection with Gloucester high-speed police pursuit Image

Man charged in connection with Gloucester high-speed police pursuit

A man has been charged with driving offences in connection with a police pursuit.

Wanted man found and arrested Image

Wanted man found and arrested

Following a wanted appeal issued earlier this month, a 24-year-old from Cinderford has been arrested.

Warning of possible house price crash next year Image

Warning of possible house price crash next year

House prices are set to fall for the next two years as higher mortgage rates bite, Lloyds Bank has warned.

Gloucester firm invests £1.7 million in redevelopment Image

Gloucester firm invests £1.7 million in redevelopment

A derelict industrial site in Gloucester has been transformed.

Burglar raided three charity shops, cafes, restaurants and hair salon in crime spree Image

Burglar raided three charity shops, cafes, restaurants and hair salon in crime spree

A smash and grab burglar has been sentenced.

‘Game-changing’ broadband for Moreton-in-Marsh  Image

‘Game-changing’ broadband for Moreton-in-Marsh

Work is starting next month on delivering ultrafast broadband for Moreton-in-Marsh.

Cheltenham tattoo studio celebrates 10 years Image

Cheltenham tattoo studio celebrates 10 years

Cheltenham’s multi-award-winning tattoo studio, Tokyotattoo Studios, is celebrating 10 years in business.

Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk appointed defence minister Image

Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk appointed defence minister

Cheltenham's MP Alex Chalk has been rewarded for his support of new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak by being given a position in government.

Cotswold District Council clamps down on illegal fly-tipping Image

Cotswold District Council clamps down on illegal fly-tipping

Three fixed penalty notices were issued to individuals in a drive to clamp down on the illegal activity.

Punchline Talks – October 28 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – October 28 line-up revealed

It has been another big week of news.

Grants scheme aims to prevent crime before it starts Image

Grants scheme aims to prevent crime before it starts

Gloucestershire’s award winning Commissioner’s Fund re-opens next month.

Gloucestershire firm announces partnership with local charity Image

Gloucestershire firm announces partnership with local charity

Following a recent staff vote, Cheltenham solicitors have chosen their next charity of the year.

Lloyds Bank profits plunge Image

Lloyds Bank profits plunge

Profits at Lloyds Banking Group dropped by 26 per cent in the three months to September.

Stroud shoppers give £10,000 to community charity Image

Stroud shoppers give £10,000 to community charity

Much-needed meals and warm spaces will be provided to people in Stroud, thanks to a £10,000 grant selected by Tesco shoppers.

Help create a living legacy to the Queen Image

Help create a living legacy to the Queen

Over 1,000 trees are to be planted in Cheltenham as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy

Council turns down Lucky Onion outdoor dining Image

Council turns down Lucky Onion outdoor dining

Cheltenham Borough Council has said outdoor dining structures at 131 Promenade have to go.

Creed first in the UK to try ultra cool technology  Image

Creed first in the UK to try ultra cool technology

The Gloucestershire-based foodservice wholesaler has invested in a new sustainable fleet

£1 million revamp for Cheltenham hotel  Image

£1 million revamp for Cheltenham hotel

A £1 million makeover of a 16th century manor house hotel in Cheltenham is underway.

Tributes paid to Pennant chairman Image

Tributes paid to Pennant chairman

John Ponsonby, chairman of Staverton-based Pennant International Group, has died after a very short fight with cancer.

Forest of Dean MP in the driving seat Image

Forest of Dean MP in the driving seat

Forest of Dean MP Mark Harper has been announced as new Secretary of State for Transport.

Five-star cafe relocates from Cheltenham to Gloucester Image

Five-star cafe relocates from Cheltenham to Gloucester

Mister's Cafe & Bistro is due to open today

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