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Living the high life - stunt cyclist in Gloucestershire Image

Living the high life - stunt cyclist in Gloucestershire

Showing a remarkable head for heights, a stunt cyclist has performed an amazing feat on a wind turbine in Gloucestershire.


Barn doors close as company experiences staff crisis Image

Barn doors close as company experiences staff crisis

A multi-million pound Gloucestershire company which is experiencing a staff crisis has been forced to temporarily close part of its operation.

ProCook cuts a hefty deal on the stock market Image

ProCook cuts a hefty deal on the stock market

ProCook – the Gloucester-based kitchenware firm – has been valued at £158 million ahead of its share offer on Friday.


Gloucester housebuilder invites MP to tour its first zero carbon homes Image

Gloucester housebuilder invites MP to tour its first zero carbon homes

Barnwood-based housebuilder Newland Homes welcomed the MP for North Somerset, the Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox, for a hard hat tour of its inaugural collection of zero carbon homes in Tickenham, North Somerset.

Gloucestershire aerospace firm signs deal for zero emission freight operations Image

Gloucestershire aerospace firm signs deal for zero emission freight operations

Cotswold Airport-based ZeroAvia, an innovator in hydrogen-electric zero emission powertrains, has signed an agreement to partner with ASL Aviation Holdings.

Small brewery optimistic for new bar in Cirencester Image

Small brewery optimistic for new bar in Cirencester

A new bar is opening in Cirencester next week, operated by a small brewery which started life in the back of a pub.

Gloucestershire business owners take hit over rising prices Image

Gloucestershire business owners take hit over rising prices

Business owners in the hospitality sector in Gloucestershire have ‘held prices and taken a hit’ in order to encourage customers back.

John Lewis welcomes Neptune Rum pop-up Image

John Lewis welcomes Neptune Rum pop-up

Cheltenham-based Neptune Rum will be popping up at the John Lewis store in the town to showcase a selection of its rums as part of the Great British Pop-up.

Used car sales fall Image

Used car sales fall

Used car sales fell by 6.2 per cent in the third quarter, new figures show.

Former Gloucestershire soldiers commemorate 70th anniversary of the Battle of Imjin River Image

Former Gloucestershire soldiers commemorate 70th anniversary of the Battle of Imjin River

Former soldiers of the Gloucestershire Regiment met with the South Korean Defence Attache.

Gloucester man ordered to pay almost £11,000 for illegal eel fishing Image

Gloucester man ordered to pay almost £11,000 for illegal eel fishing

A Gloucestershire fisherman who lured valuable elvers into his illegally-placed fishing net instead caught a 5-figure legal bill.

Discovery of human remains in Gloucestershire Image

Discovery of human remains in Gloucestershire

Human bones were unearthed by builders in the back garden of a Cotswolds house.

Dedicated team of officers track down worst offenders in Gloucestershire Image

Dedicated team of officers track down worst offenders in Gloucestershire

A dedicated team of police officers have made it their job to track down the worst domestic abuse suspects and arrest them.

£1.2m sale of Nailsworth’s former railway station on track Image

£1.2m sale of Nailsworth’s former railway station on track

The former Nailsworth Railway Station - now converted into a four-bedroom home - is under offer with a guide price of £1.2m.

BrewDog is coming to the Brewery Quarter Image

BrewDog is coming to the Brewery Quarter

Beer champion BrewDog is opening in The Brewery Quarter, Cheltenham, in spring 2022.

New finance director at Speller Metcalfe Image

New finance director at Speller Metcalfe

Construction firm Speller Metcalfe has appointed a new finance director.

Hartpury: First ‘Tech Box Park’ unit snapped up  Image

Hartpury: First ‘Tech Box Park’ unit snapped up

The first of Hartpury’s Digital Innovation Farm Tech Box Park units has been reserved by a company passionate about making life safer.

Gloucester social club staff go without pay after £12,000 theft by colleague Image

Gloucester social club staff go without pay after £12,000 theft by colleague

Eight members of staff had to go without pay for two months because their dishonest colleague stole from the takings.

Gloucestershire MPs issue joint statement on faulty Covid tests Image

Gloucestershire MPs issue joint statement on faulty Covid tests

The six Gloucestershire MPs have issued a joint statement raising concerns about faulty PCR tests and the rising Covid numbers for the county.

Angling Direct website hit by cyber attack Image

Angling Direct website hit by cyber attack

Angling Direct – the fishing equipment retailer – has come under cyber-attack with its website being shut down.

An incredible 75-year milestone for WWT Image

An incredible 75-year milestone for WWT

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) which runs Slimbridge Wetland Centre, celebrates 75 years tomorrow (November 10).

Trading improves for Card Factory Image

Trading improves for Card Factory

Retailer Card Factory has revealed an improvement in sales as shoppers returned to shopping on the high street.

Primark hit by Covid closures, sees sales fall Image

Primark hit by Covid closures, sees sales fall

Primark – due to open a new store in Gloucester next month – has seen its sales nationally fall by 12% from pre-Covid levels.


Forest of Dean MP attacks Prime Minister's leadership style Image

Forest of Dean MP attacks Prime Minister's leadership style

Forest of Dean MP Mark Harper has slammed the Prime Minister in a debate in the House of Commons in the row over sleaze.

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile coronavirus test locations in November 2021 Image

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile coronavirus test locations in November 2021

An important part of minimising and managing any future spread of Covid-19.

Man accused of knifepoint robbery appears before magistrates Image

Man accused of knifepoint robbery appears before magistrates

A man accused of robbing a woman of her car at knifepointhas indicated that he will be admitting the charges.

Gloucestershire social workers shortlisted for national awards Image

Gloucestershire social workers shortlisted for national awards

Three social workers have been shortlisted for their extraordinary support for adults with care and support needs.

Enforcement action against unauthorised dwelling in Gloucestershire Image

Enforcement action against unauthorised dwelling in Gloucestershire

The planning inspectorate has upheld a planning enforcement notice issued against an unauthorised new dwelling built on green belt land.

Gloucester fund manager's £3.27 million tech investment Image

Gloucester fund manager's £3.27 million tech investment

Blackfinch, the Gloucester-based investment specialist, has completed four new investments totalling £3.27 million.

Superdry signs up Brooklyn Beckham Image

Superdry signs up Brooklyn Beckham

Cheltenham-based fashion retailer Superdry has signed up Brooklyn Beckham, son of David and Victoria Beckham, to launch the brand’s ‘sustainable collections’.

Office and warehouses on the market for £1.6m Image

Office and warehouses on the market for £1.6m

An office and warehouse site in Staverton has been placed on the market through commercial property specialists Bear Associates Surveyors.

Gloucestershire automation firm honoured Image

Gloucestershire automation firm honoured

A Gloucestershire company that produces factory automation systems has been honoured for its enterprise.

Business output growth falls for sixth month Image

Business output growth falls for sixth month

Business output growth across the UK has slowed for the sixth consecutive month - bringing it to the lowest overall level since March - a new report finds.

Man charged with knifepoint robbery in Abbeymead Image

Man charged with knifepoint robbery in Abbeymead

A man has been charged with four alleged offences.

Campaigners thank Cotswold MP for championing community energy Image

Campaigners thank Cotswold MP for championing community energy

Campaign group Power for People has thanked MP for The Cotswolds, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, for supporting a Bill that would increase domestically generated clean energy.

Water companies warned over river discharge Image

Water companies warned over river discharge

Water companies have been warned that current levels of overflow discharges into rivers cannot continue.

Man from Forest of Dean admits to drugs offences Image

Man from Forest of Dean admits to drugs offences

A man arrested after police found a stash of drugs and cash at a Lydney house during a children’s party has admitted two offences.

Delayed garden party finally raises charity funds Image

Delayed garden party finally raises charity funds

A couple from Poolhill near Newent have raised £1,150 for a local hospice throwing a summer garden party for friends and family.

Dreaming of a greener Christmas Image

Dreaming of a greener Christmas

A campaign is being launched today (Monday) to encourage residents to waste less over the festive season to help make it a #greenerchristmas.

Series of bonfire night burglaries in Forest of Dean Image

Series of bonfire night burglaries in Forest of Dean

Opportunistic burglars targeted homes in Lydney and Cinderford.

Gloucestershire company becomes Employee Ownership Trust Image

Gloucestershire company becomes Employee Ownership Trust

A Gloucestershire company has moved to employee ownership, to protect jobs and allow the founder to take a step back from the business.

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