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Gloucester Rugby goes carbon neutral Image

Gloucester Rugby goes carbon neutral

Bars at Gloucester Rugby will only give out reusable cups for the 2021-22 season.

Grants for Gloucestershire biomass firms Image

Grants for Gloucestershire biomass firms

A Gloucestershire firm that turns wastewater from breweries and milk factories into fuel - and two other local firms - have won government grants.



National Park plan 'bonkers' says council leader Image

National Park plan 'bonkers' says council leader

Plans to make the Cotswolds a National Park have been labelled ‘bonkers’ by the local council leader.



£4,500 worth of equipment stolen from vans in Cinderford Image

£4,500 worth of equipment stolen from vans in Cinderford

Police received a number of reports of thefts and officers are asking the public remain vigilant against thieves.

PCC Gloucestershire roadshow Image

PCC Gloucestershire roadshow

The new Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire is going on tour to promote new crime initiatives.


Sue Ryder virtual services connect patients across UK Image

Sue Ryder virtual services connect patients across UK

Sue Ryder’s virtual day hospice services have seen two Sue Ryder Hospices join together to deliver some new sessions for patients, boosting wellbeing.

Appeal to identify two men in connection with a sexual assault in Gloucester Image

Appeal to identify two men in connection with a sexual assault in Gloucester

Gloucestershire Constabulary has issued CCTV images.

Amazon offers new warehouse staff £1,000 Image

Amazon offers new warehouse staff £1,000

Online retail giant Amazon is tackling the recruitment crisis by offering new warehouse staff a signing on bonus of £1,000.

Just Eat creates 1,500 jobs in the UK Image

Just Eat creates 1,500 jobs in the UK

It has been hailed as a great example of the Government's "levelling up" campaign.

No shakes - McDonalds hit by shortages Image

No shakes - McDonalds hit by shortages

McDonalds has run out of milkshakes – the latest casualty in a string of businesses affected by supply chain issues.


Gloucester City Homes resumes community impact days Image

Gloucester City Homes resumes community impact days

Following on from work at Robinswood School in July, staff have also completed outdoor transformations in the Kingsholm area.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, August 27 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, August 27

The ongoing coronavirus situation is changing by the hour with announcements being made about businesses and services that are being forced to adapt and change.

Plans submitted for the return of Cheltenham’s ice rink Image

Plans submitted for the return of Cheltenham’s ice rink

Planning permission has been re-submitted to bring the indoor ice rink and Christmas markets back to the town for the upcoming festive season.

Business travellers urged to check phone data plan Image

Business travellers urged to check phone data plan

Business customers are warned to check their mobile data plan before using phones on holiday abroad.


Cheltenham Racecourse appoints new clerk of the course Image

Cheltenham Racecourse appoints new clerk of the course

The Jockey Club has announced Jon Pullin will be appointed as its new South West head of racing and clerk of the course at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Images show what new 1,500-home 'sustainable community' in Gloucestershire could look like Image

Images show what new 1,500-home 'sustainable community' in Gloucestershire could look like

A series of images have been revealed by developers, demonstrating how a new sustainable community in Gloucestershire could look.

Brexit rules delayed after business pressure Image

Brexit rules delayed after business pressure

Businesses have been given an extra year to comply with rules on product safety marking that came in with Brexit.




Gloucestershire football club settles access dispute Image

Gloucestershire football club settles access dispute

A Gloucestershire football club has settled a long-running dispute with a neighbouring property over access to its stand.

Cheaper and more frequent bus travel in Gloucestershire Image

Cheaper and more frequent bus travel in Gloucestershire

Stagecoach West have revamped their services,

August economic recovery slows Image

August economic recovery slows

The economic downturn has resulted in a six-month low.

Chinese Uber rival pauses UK launch Image

Chinese Uber rival pauses UK launch

Didi previously had plans to open in the UK but now there are security concerns.

Hospital staff running half marathon for heart appeal Image

Hospital staff running half marathon for heart appeal

They are helping to raise £300,000 for two new echo scanners for Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General Hospitals.

Volunteer at Gloucester Goes Retro Image

Volunteer at Gloucester Goes Retro

Know your way around a bar or a till? You may be able to help!

Trevone House shortlisted for two national awards Image

Trevone House shortlisted for two national awards

Gloucestershire County Council's new accommodation for young care leavers has been shortlisted for two national awards.

Appeal after antique bear is stolen from auction house Image

Appeal after antique bear is stolen from auction house

Police are appealing for information in connection with the theft of an antique Stieff teddy bear.

Boots teams up with Deliveroo Image

Boots teams up with Deliveroo

Boots has announced its teaming up with Deliveroo in a pilot scheme to deliver cosmetics and medicines to the doorstep.

Stroud labourer dies of asbestos-related cancer Image

Stroud labourer dies of asbestos-related cancer

The partner of a former labourer is appealing to his former workmates for help.

BRC calls for protections for retail workers Image

BRC calls for protections for retail workers

The Protection of Workers Act comes into force on Tuesday (August 31) in Scotland.

Prisoners could fill staff gap in meat industry Image

Prisoners could fill staff gap in meat industry

Prisoners could be used to tackle the staffing crisis at butchers and meat processing firms.

Courier fraud incidents in Gloucester Image

Courier fraud incidents in Gloucester

Police are warning residents to remain vigilant.

Abnormal load taking place tomorrow Image

Abnormal load taking place tomorrow

Expect delays as police escort an abnormal load through the county tomorrow morning (Wednesday 25 August).

Retail sales and orders growth soar but supply issues mount Image

Retail sales and orders growth soar but supply issues mount

Retail sales grew at the sharpest pace since December 2014 in the year to August.

Brewdog sets sights on Gloucestershire for new bar Image

Brewdog sets sights on Gloucestershire for new bar

Craft beer producer BrewDog is seeking planning permission to open a 3,300 sq ft venue within the county.

Gloucester City homecoming scores victory all round Image

Gloucester City homecoming scores victory all round

It was the perfect homecoming for Gloucester football at the weekend with more than 2,000 spectators at the new stadium and a 4-0 victory for the home team.

Jaguar Land Rover Cheltenham & Gloucester relocates Image

Jaguar Land Rover Cheltenham & Gloucester relocates

After its acquisition of Jaguar Land Rover Cheltenham & Gloucester in May 2021, Marshall Motor Group is now moving into a new home in Staverton.

Gloucestershire college responds to mandatory jabs criticism Image

Gloucestershire college responds to mandatory jabs criticism

A Gloucestershire college says the Covid jab will be mandatory for all students wishing to live on campus.



New menswear store opens at Stroud's Five Valleys Image

New menswear store opens at Stroud's Five Valleys

Five Valleys has secured a new independent menswear retailer to complete the fashion line up at it's newly refurbished shopping centre in Stroud.

Man ‘looked after’ £8,000 worth of stolen power tools Image

Man ‘looked after’ £8,000 worth of stolen power tools

A man who ‘looked after’ £8,000 worth of power tools stolen from a Cricklade company has avoided jail.

Primark office staff to work flexibly Image

Primark office staff to work flexibly

The flexible working model will be tailored to each individual employee's role requirements.

Stamp duty holiday wasteful, says think tank Image

Stamp duty holiday wasteful, says think tank

It also concluded that the stamp duty holiday has not been the cause of house prices booming.

Cheltenham truck driver assisted theft Image

Cheltenham truck driver assisted theft

A Cheltenham truck driver told two thieves which lorry he had just driven back to a Gloucester depot.

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