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Gloucestershire records made available online Image

Gloucestershire records made available online

Gloucestershire Archives is making millions of records from the county available to the public online for free.

Gloucestershire wins funding for sexual violence advisers Image

Gloucestershire wins funding for sexual violence advisers

Gloucestershire has two new independent sexual violence advisers supporting victims following concern too few rape and serious sexual offences were reaching court.

Plan to give Gloucestershire extra £300,000 for special needs education Image

Plan to give Gloucestershire extra £300,000 for special needs education

Gloucestershire County Council will be asked to approve almost £300,000 additional investment for schools - particularly to support more children with special educational needs.

Government urged not to block foreign investment Image

Government urged not to block foreign investment

The Government has been warned that moves to limit foreign takeovers could have a major impact on investment in the UK.

Robert Hitchins forge ahead with Innsworth development Image

Robert Hitchins forge ahead with Innsworth development

Work has started on a major development which will bring 1,300 new homes and hundreds of job opportunities near Gloucester.

GE Aviation lands $394m engine contract Image

GE Aviation lands $394m engine contract

GE Aviation has been handed a second major US military contract in a month.

Bakers Quay developers set out next phase of restoration plans Image

Bakers Quay developers set out next phase of restoration plans

Developers behind the Bakers Quay regeneration scheme in Gloucester have set out their plans for restoration of historic buildings in the next phase of the development.

Army puts regiment on watch in cyber war Image

Army puts regiment on watch in cyber war

With GCHQ and plans for the new Cyber Park in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire is already at the heart of the UK’s cyber war.

BID unlocks new funding for Cheltenham food and drink businesses Image

BID unlocks new funding for Cheltenham food and drink businesses

Several Cheltenham pubs and clubs that were facing mounting financial problems because of the COVID-19 epidemic have been given new hope.

Renishaw opts against paying dividend Image

Renishaw opts against paying dividend

Renishaw has suspended its dividend among the uncertain economic outlook caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Mixed reaction to Sunday trading proposals Image

Mixed reaction to Sunday trading proposals

Proposals to relax Sunday trading restrictions in an attempt to kickstart the post-coronavirus economy have been met with a lukewarm response.

UPDATE: Stroud man charged with kidnap Image

UPDATE: Stroud man charged with kidnap

Police have charged a man from Stroud in connection with an incident last week where a teenage girl was grabbed in Chalford.

Make Caring Visible and support our county’s carers Image

Make Caring Visible and support our county’s carers

This Carers Week ( June 8-14), Gloucestershire County Council and the NHS want to recognise and raise awareness of the fantastic work carried out by informal carers across the county.

Simon Pegg stars in Cheltenham Film Festival opener Image

Simon Pegg stars in Cheltenham Film Festival opener

Simon Pegg will take part in a live Q&A after starring in the launch screening as Cheltenham International Film Festival kicks off online today.

Cotswolds council boss to retire Image

Cotswolds council boss to retire

Nigel Adams, head of paid service at Cotswold District Council, is to retire from the council at the end of this month.

College to sponsor pioneering cyber group Image

College to sponsor pioneering cyber group

Gloucestershire College has announced a partnership with local cyber group CyNam as academic sponsor as part of its commitment to developing the next generation of cyber and IT talent in the region.

Pub gardens could open earlier than planned Image

Pub gardens could open earlier than planned

Trade bodies have called for clarity amid reports opening times for some pubs and restaurants in England could come two weeks earlier than expected.

COVID-19 testing centre opens in Gloucester Image

COVID-19 testing centre opens in Gloucester

The first tests have taken place at Gloucester's new regional COVID-19 testing centre.

Firm with Cinderford recycling facility tops list of £16.2billion bailouts Image

Firm with Cinderford recycling facility tops list of £16.2billion bailouts

Chemicals company BASF, which has a site in Cinderford, has been handed the maximum possible £1billion in help from the Bank of England.

Cirencester tech firm secures contract with NHS Trust Image

Cirencester tech firm secures contract with NHS Trust

The Cirencester based healthcare technology company has secured a contract to launch its digital pre-operative assessment software.

Light at the end of the tunnel for outdoor learning centre Image

Light at the end of the tunnel for outdoor learning centre

Outdoor learning beauty spot The Wilderness Centre has announced plans to reopen in July and is set for a record year in 2021 - if it can survive until then.

Albanian man jailed after £84,000 cannabis factory raid Image

Albanian man jailed after £84,000 cannabis factory raid

An Albanian illegal immigrant who grew cannabis with a potential value of £84,000 in a 'fairly ordinary semi detached house' in the heart of Cheltenham was jailed today.

OPS-BOX thinking outside the box for answers Image

OPS-BOX thinking outside the box for answers

The business world - and beyond - has changed since Hayley Parker and Richard Neale launched OPS-BOX Group at the start of March and they have tailored their approach to match.

Zizzi and ASK up for sale as restaurants feel pinch Image

Zizzi and ASK up for sale as restaurants feel pinch

The owners of Zizzi and ASK Italian have become the latest restaurant business to feel the financial effects of the coronavirus epidemic.

Pubs warn of beer shortage with no clear opening time Image

Pubs warn of beer shortage with no clear opening time

The Government has been urged to give breweries at least three weeks notice of when pubs can reopen - or there will be enough beer to go round.

Charity shops set to reopen from mid-June Image

Charity shops set to reopen from mid-June

Charity shops set to reopen in Gloucestershire

Changes to Cotswolds District Council's Cabinet announced Image

Changes to Cotswolds District Council's Cabinet announced

The leader of Cotswold District Council has announced his new Cabinet for the coming year.

Supporting Gloucestershire's care homes in the battle against COVID-19 Image

Supporting Gloucestershire's care homes in the battle against COVID-19

Public services across the county have joined forces to help Gloucestershire's care homes in the fight against COVID-19.

Popular Stroud business relocates to Five Valleys Image

Popular Stroud business relocates to Five Valleys

The business has committed to the town centre for a further ten years with a brand-new lease.

Online sales soar - but it’s not enough Image

Online sales soar - but it’s not enough

UK retailers saw record online sales last month, but it wasn’t enough to offset the impact of closed high street stores.

Off-road training for Gloucestershire police officers Image

Off-road training for Gloucestershire police officers

A number of officers from the Neighbourhood Policing and Special Constabulary teams are now utilising the force's fleet of off-road vehicles after receiving specialist training.

Grieving mum describes how she found her 'gifted' jockey son dead Image

Grieving mum describes how she found her 'gifted' jockey son dead

A grieving mum has described how she found her 'gifted' jockey son dead at home, after he attended the first day of this year's National Hunt Festival at Cheltenham.

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Gloucestershire charity reaches 150,000 PPE milestone Image

Punchline Business and Community Champion: Gloucestershire charity reaches 150,000 PPE milestone

A Cheltenham-based children's charity has sourced more than 150,000 items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for families caring at home for seriously ill children.

Dentists not ready to head back Image

Dentists not ready to head back

Little more than a third of dentists plan to reopen when government coronavirus restrictions are lifted on Monday.

University plans student return to Cirencester Image

University plans student return to Cirencester

Students will return to the Cirencester campus of the Royal Agricultural University for the autumn term under post-coronavirus pandemic plans.

Bourton points the way forward  Image

Bourton points the way forward

New signs and pathway stickers are going up in Bourton-on-the-Water to help ensure social distancing as coronavirus restrictions are eased.

Police issue warning over Test and Trace scammers Image

Police issue warning over Test and Trace scammers

Gloucestershire Constabulary is warning people to be on their guard over hoax phone calls claiming to be on behalf of NHS Test and Trace.

Ex-councillor charged with upskirting offence Image

Ex-councillor charged with upskirting offence

A former councillor has been charged with a sexual offence and will appear in court later this year.

Victim's courage praised after conviction of sex offender Image

Victim's courage praised after conviction of sex offender

A Cheltenham man has been convicted of child sex offences against a 13-year-old boy.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 5 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 5

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

Contractor appointed to start West Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme Image

Contractor appointed to start West Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme

Gloucestershire County Council has appointed the contractors to bring the first half of the West Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme to life.

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