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UK Shared Prosperity Fund to boost the Cotswolds Image

UK Shared Prosperity Fund to boost the Cotswolds

Cotswold District Council has agreed a number of projects to receive funding from the first year's allocation of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Currys beats profits guidance but warns

Currys beats profits guidance but warns "outlook on consumer spending is uncertain"

Retailer Currys has revealed that pre-tax profits almost quadrupled to £126m in the year to April, compared to the year before.

Cirencester drug dealer’s designer collection to be sold to pay back proceeds of crimes Image

Cirencester drug dealer’s designer collection to be sold to pay back proceeds of crimes

A 19-year-old Cirencester drug dealer’s collection of designer trainers, purchased from his ill-gotten gains, are to be sold.

ProCook remains upbeat despite 'deteriorating’ kitchenware market Image

ProCook remains upbeat despite 'deteriorating’ kitchenware market

Gloucester-based kitchenware business ProCook Group PLC has reported a lower full-year profit, as it warned of a lack of consumer confidence.

Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk resigns amid renewed calls for Boris to go Image

Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk resigns amid renewed calls for Boris to go

In a dramatic few hours in politics last night, a Gloucestershire MP resigned from government while others called for Boris Johnson to quit as Prime Minister, sparked by two shock Cabinet resignations.

Hazlewoods ensures school uniform merger comes together neatly Image

Hazlewoods ensures school uniform merger comes together neatly

It ensured the deal between Banner Ltd and William Turner Ltd went smoothly

New brewery brings a cash bonus for Cotswold Lakes Trust Image

New brewery brings a cash bonus for Cotswold Lakes Trust

When seven friends set up the Cotswold Lakes Brew Co during the pandemic, they pledged to give back to their local community.

DHL to open new depots and create more than 4,000 new jobs Image

DHL to open new depots and create more than 4,000 new jobs

Logistics firm DHL has revealed plans to invest £482m across its UK operations, in response to a growing demand for home deliveries.

New guardian for Frome Banks nature reserve Image

New guardian for Frome Banks nature reserve

The site near Stroud town centre is known for dippers, grey wagtails and kingfishers

Laithwaites launches wine in a paper bottle Image

Laithwaites launches wine in a paper bottle

The retailer which as offices in Gloucester has launched Redbrook Estate Bacchus 2021

Former Mayor of Fairford cleared of assault charges Image

Former Mayor of Fairford cleared of assault charges

He has been formally cleared after the prosecution dropped the charge against him.

Forest of Dean street wardens can now issue penalties to those caught littering from vehicles Image

Forest of Dean street wardens can now issue penalties to those caught littering from vehicles

Forest of Dean District Council Street Wardens are now able to issue Civil Penalty Notices to people caught littering from vehicles.

Cinderford man sentenced for aggravated burglary with intent Image

Cinderford man sentenced for aggravated burglary with intent

A man who armed himself with a metal bar has avoided jail.

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations in July 2022 Image

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations in July 2022

The Mobile Camera Enforcement Unit is committed to reducing risks to road users caused by vehicles travelling at excessive speeds.

Superdry designer wins almost £100,000 in compensation Image

Superdry designer wins almost £100,000 in compensation

An experienced designer for Gloucestershire-based fashion retailer Superdry has won almost £100,000 in compensation after her bosses refused to promote her.

Bid to bring historic Old Station back to life Image

Bid to bring historic Old Station back to life

Cotswold District Council have committed to exploring options for bringing the Old Station in the centre of Cirencester back into use.

GFirst LEP launches new 'Made in Gloucestershire' initiative Image

GFirst LEP launches new 'Made in Gloucestershire' initiative

Championing the county’s best food and drink, Made in Gloucestershire is flying the flag for local producers.

Pied Piper golf day raises tee-rific amount Image

Pied Piper golf day raises tee-rific amount

The Pied Piper Golf Day returned last Friday, July 1, with more than 100 players competing at Brickhampton Golf Course Complex.

New car registrations in June worst since 1996 Image

New car registrations in June worst since 1996

UK’s new car registrations slumped to their worst June since 1996 as ongoing component supply issues contributed to a 24.3 per cent decline.

Lilian Faithfull Care charity opens specialist end of life care suite in Cheltenham Image

Lilian Faithfull Care charity opens specialist end of life care suite in Cheltenham

It's charity patron, Lady Bathurst recently opened 'The Fairhaven Suite', a dedicated end of life care suite at St Faith's in Cheltenham.

Seventeen affordable homes to be built in the Forest of Dean Image

Seventeen affordable homes to be built in the Forest of Dean

Seventeen accessible, affordable homes will be built in Berry Hill to help meet the needs of local residents.

Research finds 'particular' Brits demand the 'Three Cs' when going shopping Image

Research finds 'particular' Brits demand the 'Three Cs' when going shopping

British shoppers are looking for 'cleanliness, customer service and low cost' when they go shopping according to Colliers' Midsummer Retail Report.

Spirax-Sarco in negotiations on £225.5m acquisition Image

Spirax-Sarco in negotiations on £225.5m acquisition

Cheltenham-based Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations.

Two Gloucestershire firms to work on Renishaw's £50m Welsh project Image

Two Gloucestershire firms to work on Renishaw's £50m Welsh project

Renishaw has chosen two Gloucestershire firms to help it deliver a £50 million-plus development in South Wales.

Cheltenham business places in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List Image

Cheltenham business places in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List

As well as Stewart Golf, another Gloucestershire-based business has claimed a position in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List.

Gloucestershire property firm celebrates 50 years in business Image

Gloucestershire property firm celebrates 50 years in business

Evans Jones, the Cheltenham-based firm of property and planning consultants, is celebrating a key milestone in its history – 50 years in business.

Gloucester man charged with murder Image

Gloucester man charged with murder

He appeared at Cheltenham Magistrates Court today.

Airbus wins Chinese mega-order Image

Airbus wins Chinese mega-order

Airbus has comfirmed orders with Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, and Shenzhen Airlines for a total of 292 A320 Family aircraft.

Gloucestershire law firm looks to the future Image

Gloucestershire law firm looks to the future

Willians LLP is marking its 75th year with a refurbishment of its offices and a raft of promotions

Shirtmaker to the stars expands its team in Gloucester Image

Shirtmaker to the stars expands its team in Gloucester

Emma Willis makes its ready to wear and bespoke clothing at a studio in Bearland House

Seasalt halts sale to Next Image

Seasalt halts sale to Next

The Cornish-based women's lifestyle retailer had been bringing in investors after seeing a boom in sales last summer.

Gloucestershire residents encouraged to go plastic-free in July Image

Gloucestershire residents encouraged to go plastic-free in July

A new campaign being launched today aims to encourage people in Gloucestershire to reduce the amount of single-use plastic they use.

Tree safety work on A4136 Image

Tree safety work on A4136

Highway crews will be carrying out essential work to remove unsafe trees infected with ash dieback.

Gloucestershire sees biggest decline in car thefts Image

Gloucestershire sees biggest decline in car thefts

The figures are part of a study conducted by  A-Plan Insurance which has stores in Gloucester and Cheltenham

Gloucester Business Park sold for £130million Image

Gloucester Business Park sold for £130million

A portfolio of office and industrial buildings and several plots of development land in Gloucester Business Park has been sold for approximately £130million.

Transport company fined almost half a million for death of employee Image

Transport company fined almost half a million for death of employee

A transport company has been ordered to pay after the death of a 69-year-old lorry driver.

Gloucester BID renewed for five more years Image

Gloucester BID renewed for five more years

The ballot closed yesterday with 213 out of 539 member businesses casting their vote

Gloucester firm named in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List Image

Gloucester firm named in The Sunday Times 100 Fastest Growing Companies List

Stewart Golf has been included in The Sunday Times 100, the annual list of Britain's fastest-growing private companies.

The future for health and care in the county Image

The future for health and care in the county

From today (July 1), the One Gloucestershire Integrated Care System becomes a legal entity.

Gloucestershire Police put under special measures Image

Gloucestershire Police put under special measures

Gloucestershire Constabulary is one of six police forces in England to have been put under special measures.

Cath Kidston bought by American company Image

Cath Kidston bought by American company

The brand, known for its floral and polka dot prints, relaunched two years ago, after collapsing into administration with the loss of nearly 1,000 jobs and 60 UK stores.

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