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Start date revealed for construction of new Gloucestershire business and retail park Image

Start date revealed for construction of new Gloucestershire business and retail park

A planning statement submitted to Cheltenham Borough Council has revealed when work will start on a site off Grovefield Way in Cheltenham.

Renishaw scales up precision product range Image

Renishaw scales up precision product range

Renishaw has added another precision scale to its range of products.

Coronavirus: How to prepare your business to return safely Image

Coronavirus: How to prepare your business to return safely

Guidance from the Government designed to make workplaces as safe as possible has been described as "an important first step".

Pubs want financial help to follow guidance Image

Pubs want financial help to follow guidance

Greater clarity on when we might be able to pop down the local for a pint has been welcomed by the British Beer & Pub Association - but with a call for further financial support.

Cirencester business calls for eScooter rules to be clarified Image

Cirencester business calls for eScooter rules to be clarified

A leading Gloucestershire eMobility retailer has welcomed news that 'independent sustainable transport' will be prioritised as the current restrictions are gradually lifted.

Supermarkets cut petrol prices to below £1 a litre Image

Supermarkets cut petrol prices to below £1 a litre

Three of the UK’s big four supermarkets have cut petrol prices, following the collapse in the global oil market.

Bikes stolen from NHS workers in Gloucester Image

Bikes stolen from NHS workers in Gloucester

Three bikes belonging to NHS workers have been stolen from hospital grounds at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

Cotswold Canals Trust needs help to stay afloat Image

Cotswold Canals Trust needs help to stay afloat

The Cotswold Canals Trust is heading for a funding collapse during the coronavirus lockdow

Lidl set to play Amazon at its own game Image

Lidl set to play Amazon at its own game

The parent company of discount supermarket Lidl is taking on Amazon by launching its own cloud computing service for third party retailers.

Burger King and Starbucks to reopen first branches Image

Burger King and Starbucks to reopen first branches

Branches of Burger King and Starbucks will reopen this week as the UK starts to slowly ease out of lockdown.

Morrisons sales boosted by lockdown  Image

Morrisons sales boosted by lockdown

Morrisons has reported a 5.7 per cent rise in sales for the last quarter, with demand boosted by the coronavirus lockdown.

Changes to furlough scheme

Changes to furlough scheme "will protect thousands" of firms

Fresh government guidance on how firms can safely return to work has been welcomed as a step forward by the Federation of Small Businesses.

McCarthy & Stone CFO steps down Image

McCarthy & Stone CFO steps down

McCarthy & Stone, developer of retirement communities including Llanthony Place at Gloucester Docks, has announced Rowan Baker will step down as chief financial officer (CFO).

Gloucestershire businesses warned that cleanliness of premises has to be a top priority Image

Gloucestershire businesses warned that cleanliness of premises has to be a top priority

The boss of cleaning company Simple Hygiene Solutions has warned businesses not to rush back into their offices when coronavirus restrictions are lifted.

Gloucestershire logistics business moving in the right direction Image

Gloucestershire logistics business moving in the right direction

Lima Logistics has travelled a long way since Karl Kirkley formed the business from his spare room with one man and a van in 2015, linking up with pallet network Pall-Ex for its latest journey.

Gloucester business secures £6.7m in funding Image

Gloucester business secures £6.7m in funding

Gloucester helmet manufacturer Ruroc has secured a £6.7million finance facility to expand its growing product range.

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Strong relationships behind food parcel effort Image

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Strong relationships behind food parcel effort

A conversation between a Gloucester councillor and business owners ended with a bar being turned into a food storage depot and much-needed parcels being distributed across the city.

Superdry in Europe gives us a glimpse of the future Image

Superdry in Europe gives us a glimpse of the future

With Boris Johnson announcing the potential for some shops to open from June 1, Cheltenham-based Superdry has given us some clues about how customers might behave once the lockdown has been eased in the UK.

Golf courses and tennis courts can open from this week  Image

Golf courses and tennis courts can open from this week

Following Boris Johnson’s lockdown speech yesterday, golf courses and tennis courts in England will be able to open again from Wednesday.

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Insurance company treats nurses to afternoon tea Image

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Insurance company treats nurses to afternoon tea

A county insurance company wanted to show its appreciation for the hard work of district nurses, so arranged for delivery of an afternoon tea.

In Pictures: Car park demolition nears completion Image

In Pictures: Car park demolition nears completion

A former nightclub, multi-storey car park and offices have been reduced to rubble over the last few months.

What you can do under new lockdown rules Image

What you can do under new lockdown rules

Popping out for a haircut or a quick pint will remain a cherished memory for another two months after the latest announcements on the Government's coronavirus restrictions.

New Covid support group comes to aid of struggling charities Image

New Covid support group comes to aid of struggling charities

It hasn't taken long for the eight county organisations who came together to help keep charities afloat during the pandemic to make their mark.

WWT's chief executive steps down Image

WWT's chief executive steps down

WWT's chief executive Martin Spray has retired from his role, ending a 32-year career in the conservation sector.

Business seeks clarity over return to work plans Image

Business seeks clarity over return to work plans

Calls for greater detail are the most common refrains from business leaders following government announcements outlining plans for the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Councillor to lead economic recovery from coronavirus Image

Councillor to lead economic recovery from coronavirus

Gloucester City Council has appointed Councillor Dawn Melvin to the role of leading economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, May 15 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, May 15

The latest important news and updates from across Gloucestershire as the coronavirus crisis continues.

Household recycling centres to reopen for bookings only Image

Household recycling centres to reopen for bookings only

Gloucestershire's two largest household recycling centres will reopen in a limited capacity from Monday.

Student scoops £2,500 investment for start-up business Image

Student scoops £2,500 investment for start-up business

This year's winner of Cirencester-based Royal Agricultural University's enterprise competition hopes to take his business idea to the next level.

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Food bank responds to coronavirus crisis Image

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Food bank responds to coronavirus crisis

A new food bank in Cheltenham has responded to more than 1,000 requests for help in just six weeks.

Gloucester housebuilder to integrate solar panels into new homes Image

Gloucester housebuilder to integrate solar panels into new homes

Gloucester-based Newland Homes has struck up an agreement with Viridian Solar to use integrated solar panels in its new homes.

New officers keep force on course for recruitment target Image

New officers keep force on course for recruitment target

Gloucestershire Constabulary is on course to meet its target of 150 more officers over the next three years after a fresh intake of recruits.

Warning as scammers post fake puppies for sale adverts online Image

Warning as scammers post fake puppies for sale adverts online

Police are asking residents to please be vigilant.

Lockdown Brits sitting on £165 million in unused data Image

Lockdown Brits sitting on £165 million in unused data

Brits in lockdown have unused mobile data worth £165million, according to new research.

Community foundation hands out more than £200k in grants to Gloucestershire charities Image

Community foundation hands out more than £200k in grants to Gloucestershire charities

The Gloucestershire Community Foundation has approved 64 grants as part of its Gloucestershire Coronavirus Emergency Appeal.

Delphi amends deal amid $20m loss Image

Delphi amends deal amid $20m loss

Delphi Technologies has reported an operating loss of $20million across the opening quarter of 2020.

Golf courses could get just a few hours’ notice before reopening Image

Golf courses could get just a few hours’ notice before reopening

Golf courses are among the businesses set to find out this weekend when they can reopen following the coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus: Testing centre set up in Gloucester Image

Coronavirus: Testing centre set up in Gloucester

Key workers, their families and people over 65 are being offered tests for COVID-19 at a mobile centre in Gloucester.

Dark clouds gather around White Stuff Image

Dark clouds gather around White Stuff

More possible bad news for Gloucester Quays, Cheltenham and Cirencester high streets, as White Stuff announces significant job cuts.

Punchline Business and Community Champion: ProCook offers water aid to NHS staff Image

Punchline Business and Community Champion: ProCook offers water aid to NHS staff

ProCook has said thank you to the NHS in Gloucestershire, donating water bottles to 1,600 frontline workers at hospitals in Cheltenham and Gloucester.

Superdry sales plunge 36.9 per cent but Dunkerton remains optimistic Image

Superdry sales plunge 36.9 per cent but Dunkerton remains optimistic

Cheltenham-based Superdry has reported a 36.9 per cent slump in sales for the fourth quarter, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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