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Gloucester Quays gives developer confidence for replica scheme Image

Gloucester Quays gives developer confidence for replica scheme

Doubters may have said the rebirth of Gloucester Quays would never happen, but now the multi-million pound project is inspiring confidence in more redevelopment.

Planned railway bridge will be the first stage towards building a new Gloucestershire town Image

Planned railway bridge will be the first stage towards building a new Gloucestershire town

The expansion plans for Tewkesbury show no signs of relenting.

From zero to multi-million pounds business – this family firm is Completely Motoring Image

From zero to multi-million pounds business – this family firm is Completely Motoring

Just over a decade ago Rob Ayland was starting again from scratch in the motoring trade – and last night he paid tribute to the next generation leading what has become a multi-million pound operation.

Councils set to bare their teeth in bid to deliver Cheltenham Cyber Central scheme Image

Councils set to bare their teeth in bid to deliver Cheltenham Cyber Central scheme

With the public consultation into the planned cyber central development in Cheltenham well underway, the two local authorities behind the plan are preparing to bare their teeth.

Tayntons sporting lunch at Gloucester Rugby raises more than £2,000 for charity Image

Tayntons sporting lunch at Gloucester Rugby raises more than £2,000 for charity

The Kingsholm event (taking place right now if you are reading this shortly after 1pm) is raising money for cancer support charity Maggie's in Cheltenham.

International London event honours Gloucestershire fleet services business Image

International London event honours Gloucestershire fleet services business

Sometimes it just takes a little nudge and you discover a successful business making great waves in its industry which you had never heard of.

Relaunch is a hub of activity Image

Relaunch is a hub of activity

A relaunch for an all-ability Activity Hub in Gloucestershire has been hailed a resounding success by the organising partners.

Cheltenham business earns nod of approval from Prime Minister Boris Johnson Image

Cheltenham business earns nod of approval from Prime Minister Boris Johnson

The work of a Cheltenham business have been praised by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the House of Commons.

Gloucestershire school girl wins national competition for cutting carbon emissions Image

Gloucestershire school girl wins national competition for cutting carbon emissions

A Gloucestershire school girl has won a national competition after cutting carbon emissions for her family.

New use for Lloyds Bank in Nailsworth will be filling a gap in the market Image

New use for Lloyds Bank in Nailsworth will be filling a gap in the market

Stroud District Council have approved plans for a change of use for the old Lloyds Bank.

Police appeal after fatal traffic collision near Lydney Image

Police appeal after fatal traffic collision near Lydney

A man in his 50s died after his vehicle collided with a tree near Lydney on Thursday evening.

Huge 850 home development WILL be built on outskirts of Gloucestershire town Image

Huge 850 home development WILL be built on outskirts of Gloucestershire town

The government have permitted a new village to be built, after a Gloucestershire local authority declined to give planning permission.

New boss appointed to Marketing Gloucester as staff enter consultation Image

New boss appointed to Marketing Gloucester as staff enter consultation

Dust still clouds still have still not settled around Marketing Gloucester, but emerging from the recent storm is news of a new boss - and an axe hanging over the future of all its staff.

Business behind new Docks hotel for Gloucester revealed Image

Business behind new Docks hotel for Gloucester revealed

After a battle between what is understood to be as many as 50 firms, a preferred bidder to convert three Gloucester Docks warehouses in a hotel has been revealed.

Plans revealed for multi-million-pound heritage building skills centre Image

Plans revealed for multi-million-pound heritage building skills centre

A new building skills centre specialising in all things heritage could be given the go-ahead later this year at a Gloucestershire college.

Stroud campsite pitches business expansion plans Image

Stroud campsite pitches business expansion plans

Thistledown Farm has proved a huge success amongst campers since it opened nine years ago.

Victory for Victim Support services in Gloucestershire Image

Victory for Victim Support services in Gloucestershire

Victim Support is to continue delivering support services for victims of crime in Gloucestershire, after winning back a key contract.

WARNING: 40 mile diversion through Gloucestershire and Herefordshire due to roadworks begins tonight Image

WARNING: 40 mile diversion through Gloucestershire and Herefordshire due to roadworks begins tonight

If you want to drive from Gloucester to Hartpury this evening then you had better check your fuel levels.

Prolific 'chocolate and cheese' shoplifter escapes jail sentence Image

Prolific 'chocolate and cheese' shoplifter escapes jail sentence

A prolific shoplifter has today appeared in court for the second time in three weeks and received a suspended jail term for his latest spate of offending in Gloucester, Stonehouse, Quedgeley and Hardwicke.

Police chase down thieves after they strike at Cirencester business Image

Police chase down thieves after they strike at Cirencester business

Police apprehended four men following a high-profile chase across Gloucestershire yesterday afternoon following a burglary at a Cirencester business.

New facial treatments launched by ever-expanding Cheltenham beauty salon Image

New facial treatments launched by ever-expanding Cheltenham beauty salon

A leading Cheltenham hair and beauty salon has branched into facial rejuvenation with the launch of a range of treatments.

£1 billion worth of deals revealed by Gloucestershire firm Image

£1 billion worth of deals revealed by Gloucestershire firm

Demand continues to grow for a county business whose expertise has seen it involved in £1 billion worth of deals in 2019.

VIDEO: Giants of engineering draw crowds to training showcase Image

VIDEO: Giants of engineering draw crowds to training showcase

It was another successful event last night for those behind one of the most respected engineering training operations you could hope to find.

The Mike Burton Group appoints chief commercial officer Image

The Mike Burton Group appoints chief commercial officer

The Mike Burton Group, one of the world's leading commercial sports ticketing businesses, has announced the appointment of a new chief commercial officer.


King's Quarter redevelopment is 'vital' to transforming the city centre, say Gloucester retailers Image

King's Quarter redevelopment is 'vital' to transforming the city centre, say Gloucester retailers

Gloucester’s retailers have thrown their emphatic support behind the £85million scheme that will see the King’s Quarter of the city transformed.

Financial planning firm find their forever home after moving to central Cirencester Image

Financial planning firm find their forever home after moving to central Cirencester

Chartered financial planning firm Proposito have found their forever home, nearly two years after deciding to relocate to Cirencester from Wiltshire.

Vinyl record store closes Image

Vinyl record store closes

A popular music shop which has grown a loyal fan base in the Five Valleys and beyond has closed its doors for the last time.

1.5milion tonnes of sand and gravel could be created from fields on Gloucestershire border Image

1.5milion tonnes of sand and gravel could be created from fields on Gloucestershire border

Plans have been submitted to turn 65 hectares of farmland straddling the Gloucestershire-Worcestershire border into a quarry that will produce more than 1.5million tonnes of sand and gravel.

High Street stores no longer delivering revenue growth for WHSmith Image

High Street stores no longer delivering revenue growth for WHSmith

They are one of the biggest names on the High Street, but WH Smith can no longer count on town centre stores to deliver revenue growth.

Famous food hall re-opens with new restaurant and cocktail bar Image

Famous food hall re-opens with new restaurant and cocktail bar

A food hall once declared a 'hero' by celebrity chef Rick Stein and by critic Matthew Forte to be one of his favourite places to shop, has re-opened.

Revenues to rise to in excess of £900million at Gloucester-based listed company Image

Revenues to rise to in excess of £900million at Gloucester-based listed company

Mears Group are expected a rise in revenues but sale of domiciliary care division will lead to 1,500 jobs being shed.

Staverton-based firm expanding into North America and Australia with $6.5million acquisition Image

Staverton-based firm expanding into North America and Australia with $6.5million acquisition

The software and technology firm have paid $6.5million Australian dollars for a Brisbane-based software developer.

Multi-million investment in Cotswold commuter and leisure route unveiled Image

Multi-million investment in Cotswold commuter and leisure route unveiled

Plans to spend £4 million building a new thoroughfare between two Cotswolds towns has, not surprisingly, made the headlines.

Newent chicken factory is now part of a £1billion operation Image

Newent chicken factory is now part of a £1billion operation

There is nothing paltry about the returns recorded by the companies that own the poultry processing plant on Newent Business Park.

Private collection of trains and cars stolen Image

Private collection of trains and cars stolen

A collection of trains and cars including Rolls-Royces and locomotives has been stolen from a Gloucestershire collector.

Mayor of Gloucester recovering in hospital after suffering serious leg injuries in two-car collision Image

Mayor of Gloucester recovering in hospital after suffering serious leg injuries in two-car collision

Police are appealing for information following a collision in Gloucester in which a man suffered serious leg injuries,

Another successful year for steam railway Image

Another successful year for steam railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has enjoyed another successful year with buoyant passenger numbers on its steam and heritage diesel trains running through the Cotswolds between Cheltenham and Broadway.

Retailer grows online sales by 25 per cent Image

Retailer grows online sales by 25 per cent

Online business might be growing 25 per cent at Matalan, but its overall revenue is down on the same period last year.

Expansion on the cards for A38 business park Image

Expansion on the cards for A38 business park

Owners of a business park near Tewkesbury have applied for permission to expand.

BAE 'really excited' by partnership with county engineering firm Image

BAE 'really excited' by partnership with county engineering firm

An engineering firm from Gloucestershire has signed a deal to partner with one of the world’s biggest aerospace and defence firms.

Wind-speed tower application points to major turbine farm project Image

Wind-speed tower application points to major turbine farm project

A planning application for a small mast to measure wind speed might not seem like a major project - but it is the tip of something far more ambitious.

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