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Gloucester man found not guilty of attempted murder Image

Gloucester man found not guilty of attempted murder

A jury took just five hours and 33 minutes to reach a verdict.

Window Widgets is awards finalist in two categories Image

Window Widgets is awards finalist in two categories

Gloucestershire-based window and door company Window Widgets is a double finalist in the most recognised window industry awards.

Manufacturing output falls as skills worries highest since 1973 Image

Manufacturing output falls as skills worries highest since 1973

UK manufacturers have reported a further fall in output in the three months to October, but expect production to pick up in the coming quarter.

Shoe Zone steps up the profits Image

Shoe Zone steps up the profits

Value shoe retailer, Shoe Zone, has seen a big rise in sales this year.

Hobbycraft launches subscription service for business Image

Hobbycraft launches subscription service for business

Hobbycraft has launched a new subscription service for small businesses.

Police appeal for witnesses after four-year-old is injured on M5 Image

Police appeal for witnesses after four-year-old is injured on M5

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious incident on the M5.

Google and Microsoft sales slow Image

Google and Microsoft sales slow

It has been called a "bad omen" for digital advertising

Ford Fiesta looks set to be scrapped Image

Ford Fiesta looks set to be scrapped

Bosses are said to be halting production after 46 years

Gloucester electrical contractor acquires solar power specialist Image

Gloucester electrical contractor acquires solar power specialist

A Gloucester-based electrical contractor has acquired a majority share in a solar electricity power installer.

Tribute to Cirencester pub landlord Image

Tribute to Cirencester pub landlord

The landlord of The Golden Cross Inn in Cirencester, has sadly passed away.

WSP Solicitors and The Nelson Trust launch drop-in clinic Image

WSP Solicitors and The Nelson Trust launch drop-in clinic

WSP Solicitors and The Nelson Trust have united to provide a drop-in clinic in Gloucester for women who access the trust to get specialist family law assistance.

Entrepreneurs invest in Cotswolds with launch of gallery Image

Entrepreneurs invest in Cotswolds with launch of gallery

Two brothers, Nicholas and Simon Wright, have launched a gallery specialising in unique and bespoke items.

Gloucestershire's £1.5m levelling up grant scheme launched Image

Gloucestershire's £1.5m levelling up grant scheme launched

Gloucestershire County Council has launched its Levelling Up Together grant scheme.

New PM 'must restore business confidence' Image

New PM 'must restore business confidence'

Business leaders have called on new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to restore confidence after months of uncertainty.

Chance to join Billy's black tie ball Image

Chance to join Billy's black tie ball

Gloucester Rugby fans still have the chance to spend an evening in the company of some of their heroes at a charity black tie ball this Saturday (October 29th).

Bed retailer launches outlet format Image

Bed retailer launches outlet format

Bensons for Beds will launch its first outlet store this week.

Very Group profits rise Image

Very Group profits rise

Online retailer, Very Group, has seen a rise in full-year profits.

Volunteers from Benefact Group spruce up local area Image

Volunteers from Benefact Group spruce up local area

Employees from Gloucester-based Benefact Group volunteered to tidy up and improve a neglected green space near its headquarters.

Rural minibus launched in the Cotswolds Image

Rural minibus launched in the Cotswolds

A bespoke minibus service, called The Robin, has been launched.

Licensing test purchases conducted in Cheltenham and Gloucester Image

Licensing test purchases conducted in Cheltenham and Gloucester

Officers from the Licensing Team took part in a test purchase operation.

BREAKING NEWS: Rishi Sunak to be new UK Prime Minister Image

BREAKING NEWS: Rishi Sunak to be new UK Prime Minister

The majority of Gloucestershire's MPs backed the right horse as Rishi Sunak won the race to become the UK's next Prime Minister.

Business rates leap a

Business rates leap a "hammer blow" say experts

The tax is linked to the September measure of consumer prices index (CPI), which came in at 10.1 per cent yesterday

Overnight closure on Metz Way in Gloucester Image

Overnight closure on Metz Way in Gloucester

Metz Way will close for three nights.

Accountancy and law firm marks five years in business Image

Accountancy and law firm marks five years in business

A company which claims to have led the way in modern professional services by combining accountancy and law under one roof, is celebrating five years in business.

Dobbies announces Tewkesbury opening date Image

Dobbies announces Tewkesbury opening date

Garden centre retailer, Dobbies, has just announced the opening date of its newly built flagship store in Tewkesbury.

Toys R Us to open high street concessions Image

Toys R Us to open high street concessions

Toys R Us is to make a return to the UK high street, with concessions in WHSmith stores.

Fish and seafood restaurant opens in Lechlade Image

Fish and seafood restaurant opens in Lechlade

A new business with a well-known name has just opened up in Lechlade.

Driver jailed after man has leg amputated following A417 collision near Cirencester Image

Driver jailed after man has leg amputated following A417 collision near Cirencester

A man has been jailed after his dangerous driving in an unsafe car caused a crash.

Ambulance strike ballot begins as 15,000 workers vote on industrial action Image

Ambulance strike ballot begins as 15,000 workers vote on industrial action

Ambulance workers have been telling the Government for years things are unsafe. No one is listening, says GMB Union.

Must-read Punchline magazine looking to the future Image

Must-read Punchline magazine looking to the future

Sixth form students and businesses across Gloucestershire will be interested to hear about our next magazine.

Four Shire Stone £20,000 restoration completed Image

Four Shire Stone £20,000 restoration completed

Work to renovate and restore the ancient Four Shire Stone, which is said to have inspired The Lord of the Rings author, J.R.R. Tolkien, has been completed.

Cost-of-living crisis hits DIY Image

Cost-of-living crisis hits DIY

Business for builders’ merchants and DIY stores has been hit by the cost-of-living crisis.

Officers discover three storey house full of cannabis plants in Gloucester Image

Officers discover three storey house full of cannabis plants in Gloucester

Cannabis plants estimated to have a street value of more than £200,000 were discovered by officers who executed a drugs warrant.

Ted Baker sale completed Image

Ted Baker sale completed

The retailer has locations in Gloucester Quays and Cheltenham

Ben Miller opens Gladiators exhibition at Corinium Museum Image

Ben Miller opens Gladiators exhibition at Corinium Museum

The actor Ben Miller declared Gladiators – A Cemetery of Secrets exhibition now open at Corinium Museum, Cirencester.

Cheltenham aerospace firm agrees licensing deal with Honeywell Image

Cheltenham aerospace firm agrees licensing deal with Honeywell

Ontic has licensed the RDR4A/B Weather Radar Systems product line from Honeywell in an exclusive agreement.

Gloucestershire businesswoman died Image

Gloucestershire businesswoman died

A chartered accountant collapsed and died five days after undergoing surgery.

High street retailers set for £3bn rise in business rates Image

High street retailers set for £3bn rise in business rates

UK high street retailers can expect to face an extra £3 billion in business rates next year.

Amazon faces £900 million UK court case  Image

Amazon faces £900 million UK court case

Online retail giant, Amazon, is facing a £900 million lawsuit over allegations it has favoured its own products.

The heat is on for ProCook after a challenging summer sees revenue drop Image

The heat is on for ProCook after a challenging summer sees revenue drop

The Gloucester retailer said it is looking ahead to a pre-Christmas sales boost

Gloucester City Council accused of not enforcing parking by-law Image

Gloucester City Council accused of not enforcing parking by-law

Local councillors said they are fed up with the inaction

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