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Co-working space created at £6 million office development Image

Co-working space created at £6 million office development

The business behind major investment in offices in Gloucester is about to unveil additional co-working space for county companies.

New Cheltenham Trust chief executive appeals to businesses Image

New Cheltenham Trust chief executive appeals to businesses

Showcasing one of the iconic buildings it is charged with managing, Cheltenham Trust officially unveiled its new chief executive.

Biggest names in art history are coming to Gloucester Image

Biggest names in art history are coming to Gloucester

Those with a passion for art and history will not want to miss a series of special talks taking place this Saturday.

Stroud development shortlisted for regional award Image

Stroud development shortlisted for regional award

A Gloucester-based housebuilder's development has been shortlisted in the prestigious West of England Building Excellence Awards for 2019.

Firms encourage young people with designs on construction Image

Firms encourage young people with designs on construction

Two of leading lights from the county’s construction sector have been doing their bit and more to encourage the next generation into their industries.

Forest of Dean MP debates regeneration plans with district council Image

Forest of Dean MP debates regeneration plans with district council

Forest of Dean MP Mark Harper was at the district council’s latest cabinet meeting as regeneration plans and ambitions for the area were discussed.

Supermarket not shelving plans for new store yet Image

Supermarket not shelving plans for new store yet

Proposals by Lidl to knock down and redevelop part of a business park into a new supermarket have been refused down by planners.

Losses deepen at advanced engineering firm Image

Losses deepen at advanced engineering firm

A year of “great progress” is how the boss of one of Gloucestershire’s advanced engineering firms describes the last year.

Youth unemployment in Gloucestershire jumps more than 20 per cent Image

Youth unemployment in Gloucestershire jumps more than 20 per cent

Unemployment rates in Gloucestershire have risen significantly faster than the South West and the UK as a whole with rises in one area as high as 30 per cent.

Pets at Home moves into dog walking business Image

Pets at Home moves into dog walking business

The UK’s biggest pet retailer has taken a stake in the dog-walking and pet-sitting service Tailster.com.

Gloucestershire company shortlisted for Rural Tourism award Image

Gloucestershire company shortlisted for Rural Tourism award

The Wanderlust Camper Co from the Forest of Dean have been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Attempted burglary in Cheltenham halted by alert officers and dog Image

Attempted burglary in Cheltenham halted by alert officers and dog

A would-be burglar was stopped in his tracks this morning by officers and a search dog from Gloucestershire Police.

Cyclists ride for charity Image

Cyclists ride for charity

The sixth Pied Piper Sportive saw around 200 cyclists set off from Kingsholm on circular routes of 50, 100 or 160 km in the most beautiful countryside to the west of the city and the Forest of Dean.

Where there's a Will there's a way to raise money for Gloucestershire-based charity Image

Where there's a Will there's a way to raise money for Gloucestershire-based charity

A campaign that was supported by an eloquence of county law firms has raised more than £10,000 for Gloucestershire medical charity Cobalt’s during their Make a Will month.

New appointment bolsters Cheltenham-based legal firm Image

New appointment bolsters Cheltenham-based legal firm

A new appointment has been made to the commercial litigation team at DF Legal LLP’s Cheltenham office.

Police investigating Cheltenham assault issue e-fit of

Police investigating Cheltenham assault issue e-fit of "man they need to speak to"

The incident took place on the Promenade in the early hours of June 29 and left a teenager with a fractured eye socket and broken nose

Secretary of State grants new Costa Coffee Image

Secretary of State grants new Costa Coffee

Planning permission has been granted, by the secretary of State no less, for a new coffee shop in Gloucestershire.

One of Cheltenham's busiest roads to be closed for resurfacing works Image

One of Cheltenham's busiest roads to be closed for resurfacing works

Gloucester Road, the main link from the town centre to Cheltenham Spa railway station to be closed for 13 nights for resurfacing work.

Councillors asked to approve £500,000 funding for two busy Gloucestershire schools Image

Councillors asked to approve £500,000 funding for two busy Gloucestershire schools

Cleeve School and Prestbury St Mary's School are hoping to each receive in excess of £200,000 to allow for increasing number of pupils.

£4million plans to restore 'missing mile' of Gloucestershire canal set for next step Image

£4million plans to restore 'missing mile' of Gloucestershire canal set for next step

The £4million plan to restore the “missing mile” of the county’s canal network will go before Gloucestershire County Council’s cabinet for approval next week.

Plans for new supermarket racing ahead in Gloucester Image

Plans for new supermarket racing ahead in Gloucester

Plans for a new Lidl supermarket near to the mighty Kingsholm rugby stadium are racing ahead, if the groundworks are anything to go by.

MP: People in Gloucestershire are waiting longer for first cancer appointment Image

MP: People in Gloucestershire are waiting longer for first cancer appointment

David Drew MP is calling for urgent investment in more NHS specialist staff.

Forest of Dean to grow businesses in the lab Image

Forest of Dean to grow businesses in the lab

An experiment is being re-launched in the Forest of Dean which will see businesses, communities and even friendships to be grown in a special laboratory.

Business must be at the heart of the pending farming revolution  Image

Business must be at the heart of the pending farming revolution

A "frank" and "bold" report that puts good business at the heart of farming's future role in the supply of UK food post Brexit has been widely welcomed in Gloucestershire.

Tewkesbury High Street to come alive with street market Image

Tewkesbury High Street to come alive with street market

Tewkesbury High Street will come alive on Sunday with more than 80 stalls offering the best in Gloucestershire food, drink and crafts.

Former Forest of Dean care home for sale Image

Former Forest of Dean care home for sale

A 40-bed, purpose-built Mitcheldean care home been put up for sale following its closure last year.

VIDEO: The launch of a new vision for Cheltenham High Street  Image

VIDEO: The launch of a new vision for Cheltenham High Street

A greener vision for Cheltenham’s High Street has been unveiled by Cheltenham Borough Council.

Cotswold pub shuts unexpectedly Image

Cotswold pub shuts unexpectedly

Customers and locals have been shocked by the sudden closure of a much-loved Cotswold pub.

Housebuilder pulls no punches as it reveals story of growth Image

Housebuilder pulls no punches as it reveals story of growth

A construction firm from Gloucestershire has used its annual report to state frankly its views on the housebuilding sector.

Ahoy there! Pirate ship up for sail in Gloucestershire Image

Ahoy there! Pirate ship up for sail in Gloucestershire

Sailing into the county property market comes a unique home, situated in the fittingly named rural village of Ripple.

Printing company publishes its own demise Image

Printing company publishes its own demise

One of Gloucestershire’s most high profile printing firms has announced it is no more.

Six years for drug dealer Image

Six years for drug dealer

Notorious Gloucester drug dealer, Gary Waugh, has been jailed for six years at the city crown court.

Grundon donates £20,000 to kick start vital woodland project Image

Grundon donates £20,000 to kick start vital woodland project

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is preparing for the threat of ash dieback at its Lower Woods Nature Reserve, thanks to a £20,000 donation from Grundon.

Huge investment in menswear for John Lewis Image

Huge investment in menswear for John Lewis

John Lewis & Partners is to introduce a new own brand menswear line and has revamped its existing Kin range.

Drug addict jailed Image

Drug addict jailed

A desperate drug addict who robbed Cheltenham shops to fund his addiction has been jailed for a year - despite telling a judge that he is now 'clean' of illicit substances.

Lowest paid workers could get sick pay Image

Lowest paid workers could get sick pay

Two million low-paid workers may be entitled to statutory sick pay for the first time, under new proposals.

Builders’ merchants lays foundations for sale of business Image

Builders’ merchants lays foundations for sale of business

Owners of a chain of builders’ merchants is believed to be moving towards the sale of one of its famous brands.

Disused business park to be transformed into £35m of luxury homes Image

Disused business park to be transformed into £35m of luxury homes

A Gloucestershire housebuilder has enlisted the help of Cheltenham architects to secure planning approval for 26 luxury dwellings.

Get your skates on - Cheltenham could be getting an ice rink Image

Get your skates on - Cheltenham could be getting an ice rink

Plans to install an ice rink in the lead up to Christmas have been submitted to Chetlenham Borough Council.

Gloucester teenager researched Norwegian mass killer's preparations and planning Image

Gloucester teenager researched Norwegian mass killer's preparations and planning

The document referred to ways to raise the necessary funds for purchasing weapons such as the Glock pistol.

Supplying flowers for Julian Dunkerton's wedding led to a new business partnership Image

Supplying flowers for Julian Dunkerton's wedding led to a new business partnership

The Beautiful Flower Co is the latest addition to the Dowdeswell Park operation of the Superdry founder.

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