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Council appoints development partner for £1bn Golden Valley Development Image

Council appoints development partner for £1bn Golden Valley Development

HBD X Factory has been formally appointed by Cheltenham Borough Council as development partner for the town's £1bn Golden Valley Development.

£7.25m Forest of Dean mansion for sale Image

£7.25m Forest of Dean mansion for sale

An 11-bedroom mansion in Longhope is up for sale to anyone with £7.25 million to spare.

Hydrogen plant project involving Gloucestershire business receives £4.75m funding Image

Hydrogen plant project involving Gloucestershire business receives £4.75m funding

The Biohydrogen Greenhouse Gas Removal Demonstration Project will convert household waste into biohydrogen for use in the transport sector.

Police appeal for witnesses of road rage incident where imitation handgun was produced Image

Police appeal for witnesses of road rage incident where imitation handgun was produced

Gloucestershire Constabulary are appealing for witnesses following a road rage incident in Cheltenham on Saturday (July 9) which closed the road temporarily.

Decline in sales

Decline in sales "not seen since depths of pandemic"

Retail sales are falling at a rate "not seen since the depths of the pandemic", as price rises hit household budgets, a UK retail body has said.

Gloucester investment firm bolsters renewable energy portfolio Image

Gloucester investment firm bolsters renewable energy portfolio

Blackfinch Energy has further bolstered its UK-based renewable energy portfolio with the construction of Bradley Wind 2.

Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk joins county backers of Rishi Sunak Image

Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk joins county backers of Rishi Sunak

Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk has joined the list of Gloucestershire Conservative MPs throwing their weight behind Rishi Sunak in the forthcoming Tory Party leadership election.

Deliveroo reveals Cheltenham’s top takeaways Image

Deliveroo reveals Cheltenham’s top takeaways

As Deliveroo celebrates its seventh birthday in Cheltenham, it has revealed the town’s favourite takeaways.

Gloucestershire bus driver to represent Stagecoach West at national awards Image

Gloucestershire bus driver to represent Stagecoach West at national awards

A bus driver from the Gloucestershire region will be representing Stagecoach West at this year’s Bus Driver of the Year Awards.

Aviation company taking off with latest innovation Image

Aviation company taking off with latest innovation

A Cotswold-based company is to mass produce hydrogen-powered aeroplane engines at a British factory.

Lydney to be developed into gateway for the Forest in new local plan Image

Lydney to be developed into gateway for the Forest in new local plan

Forest Of Dean District Council has set out its vision for the next 30 years.

The Cotswold Grocer Opens at Stroud's Five Valleys Shopping Centre Image

The Cotswold Grocer Opens at Stroud's Five Valleys Shopping Centre

The Cotswold Grocer has officially opened at Five Valleys.

Seed funding given to business start-ups in Gloucestershire Image

Seed funding given to business start-ups in Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire supported the national Ingenuity Impact competition as a West of England host, for a second year running.

Rishi backed by two Gloucestershire MPs in leadership contest Image

Rishi backed by two Gloucestershire MPs in leadership contest

As the race to become the next Conservative Party leader hots up, two Gloucestershire MPs have declared their backing for former Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

Joules calls in help for cash crisis Image

Joules calls in help for cash crisis

The brand, which has stores in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Monmouth, has asked KPMG to help it find a lifeline.

Apple Retail UK paid less than £800K tax last year Image

Apple Retail UK paid less than £800K tax last year

The tech giant reported sales of £971.5million but minimised its tax bill via a legal loophole

Forest Green announces new stadium sponsor Image

Forest Green announces new stadium sponsor

Nailsworth-based green football club Forest Green's home stadium, The New Lawn, has been renamed.

Renishaw introduces dedicated sustainability team Image

Renishaw introduces dedicated sustainability team

Gloucestershire-based engineering giant, Renishaw has invested in a dedicated sustainability team.

Digital innovation farm officially opens at Hartpury Image

Digital innovation farm officially opens at Hartpury

A ribbon-cutting ceremony has been performed at Hartpury to formally mark the opening of its new £2 million Tech Box Park.

Supermarkets to move to more own label? Image

Supermarkets to move to more own label?

Supermarkets could stock more own label products to offset price increases from food manufacturers.

20-year-old Gloucester firm sold Image

20-year-old Gloucester firm sold

A 20-year-old company that manufactures hydraulic power packs has been sold in a deal completed by South West based corporate finance specialists Watersheds.

Ground breaking marks start of £26m Forest of Dean hospital build Image

Ground breaking marks start of £26m Forest of Dean hospital build

Building works to deliver a new, modern ommunity hospital are now underway in the Forest of Dean.

VIDEO: Evans Jones celebrates a memorable 50 years in business Image

VIDEO: Evans Jones celebrates a memorable 50 years in business

It was celebration time last night (Thursday) for Cheltenham-based property and planning consultants Evans Jones who marked 50 years in business with a party.

VIDEO: Gloucestershire business leaders react to Boris resignation Image

VIDEO: Gloucestershire business leaders react to Boris resignation

The Prime Minister has left the country in a "state of paralysis" said one expert

Fusion - or just confusion? Image

Fusion - or just confusion?

In just a few weeks time, the South West and South Wales could be celebrating a major industrial and energy breakthrough.

Mandatory mask wearing reintroduced at Gloucestershire hospitals Image

Mandatory mask wearing reintroduced at Gloucestershire hospitals

The move comes amid growing concerns about spiking in Covid cases

Archaeologists uncover history at University of Gloucestershire’s city campus development Image

Archaeologists uncover history at University of Gloucestershire’s city campus development

The University of Gloucestershire commissioned Cotswold Archaeology to carry out an archaeological evaluation.

Permit parking zone proposed for Kingsholm in Gloucester Image

Permit parking zone proposed for Kingsholm in Gloucester

Gloucestershire County Council is inviting views to proposed parking improvements.

House prices go through the roof Image

House prices go through the roof

House prices hit a fresh record in June with prices rising a staggering £104 a day on average in the first half of 2022.

Work begins on 14 new affordable homes in the Cotswolds Image

Work begins on 14 new affordable homes in the Cotswolds

Cotswold District Council is celebrating Rural Housing Week with the groundbreaking of a new rural housing development.

Cheltenham retains Purple Flag award for a seventh consecutive year Image

Cheltenham retains Purple Flag award for a seventh consecutive year

Cheltenham has successfully retained it's Purple Flag award for a seventh consecutive year.

Gloucestershire, Bristol and Wiltshire organ donors honoured for saving lives Image

Gloucestershire, Bristol and Wiltshire organ donors honoured for saving lives

People who saved lives through the gift of organ donation have been posthumously honoured.

Watches of Switzerland clocks up record sales Image

Watches of Switzerland clocks up record sales

The company which has a showroom in Cheltenham has benefited from a surge in demand for luxury watches

WellChild welcomes new director Image

WellChild welcomes new director

WellChild, the national charity for seriously ill children, has welcomed Amy Mitchell as its new director of Programmes based at the Cheltenham headquarters.

Two men in custody following police chase Image

Two men in custody following police chase

Two men were arrested following a police chase involving dogs, the police helicopter and specialist officers.

Boris Johnson resigns as Tory party leader Image

Boris Johnson resigns as Tory party leader

Boris Johnson said he was giving up the "best job in the world" as he announced he was resigning as Conservative Party leader in a lunchtime address today in Downing Street.

Construction company celebrates 25 years with award of high-profile contract Image

Construction company celebrates 25 years with award of high-profile contract

Aqua Construction, the Gloucester-based house building specialist, is celebrating 25 years in business and looking to increase turnover to more than £10million in the coming year.

VIDEO: Man arrested after officers seize drugs and weapons in Cheltenham Image

VIDEO: Man arrested after officers seize drugs and weapons in Cheltenham

Officers have made an arrest after seizing drugs and a knife whilst executing drugs warrants.

Kier appoints new non-executive director Image

Kier appoints new non-executive director

Construction giant Kier has appointed Chris Browne as a non-executive director to its company board.

Demand for debt services by Lloyds customers jumps 30 per cent Image

Demand for debt services by Lloyds customers jumps 30 per cent

Demand for debt services among Lloyds Bank customers has jumped by 30 per cent in the first six months of the year, as the cost of living crisis takes its toll.

Forest of Dean car park to be locked overnight Image

Forest of Dean car park to be locked overnight

The overflow section of Lydney's Newerne Street car park in the Forest of Dean will be locked overnight after reports of antisocial behaviour.

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