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New branch to the Coconut Tree as Cheltenham success story keeps growing Image

New branch to the Coconut Tree as Cheltenham success story keeps growing

A Cheltenham success story that is taking the region by storm, The Coconut Tree have announced plans to open a sixth restaurant.

Victims of tragic accident on Cotswold road named as mother and daughter from Winchcombe Image

Victims of tragic accident on Cotswold road named as mother and daughter from Winchcombe

The two people killed in a tragic accident on a Gloucestershire road on Thursday evening have been named.

Boardroom shakeup announced by Staverton-based defence training specialists Image

Boardroom shakeup announced by Staverton-based defence training specialists

A management shakeup has been announced at Staverton-based defence training and support experts Pennant International.

Little Mix to return to Kingsholm in 2020 Image

Little Mix to return to Kingsholm in 2020

Pop superstars Little Mix have announced their return to the home of Gloucester Rugby in July 2020.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday spending set to fall by £1.4bn Image

Black Friday and Cyber Monday spending set to fall by £1.4bn

British shoppers plan to spend an estimated £5.6 billion this Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend.

Worldwide recognition for engineer and entrepreneur with top award Image

Worldwide recognition for engineer and entrepreneur with top award

When it comes to awards, if you are an engineer they don’t come much bigger than the James Watt International Gold Medal.

Footwear store the latest High Street big name to hit trouble - reports Image

Footwear store the latest High Street big name to hit trouble - reports

Another famous High Street name appears to be in trouble and ready to call for help, according to reports.

Rural Business Award double for Gloucestershire firm based 'in the middle of nowhere' Image

Rural Business Award double for Gloucestershire firm based 'in the middle of nowhere'

A Gloucestershire business that boasts of being based in “the middle of nowhere” has claimed two gongs at the South West Regional Rural Business Awards.

TSB to close 82 branches as owners decide to focus on digital Image

TSB to close 82 branches as owners decide to focus on digital

Banking giant TSB have announced that 82 of its branches will close during 2020 as part of what it is calling a ‘strategy for future growth.’

Fashion students accuse Superdry of pinching their designs Image

Fashion students accuse Superdry of pinching their designs

Two former fashion students who spent time working at Cheltenham-based global brand Superdry have accused the firm of taking liberties with their designs.

Gloucestershire schools singled out in The Sunday Times top in UK table Image

Gloucestershire schools singled out in The Sunday Times top in UK table

If exam results are what you think makes a school among the very best, and The Sunday Times certainly does, then there is something to celebrate in Gloucestershire.

Redundancies at Renishaw as profits collapse Image

Redundancies at Renishaw as profits collapse

Analysts blame Donald Trump’s trade war with China, but that won’t help the 20-plus staff at Renishaw who have been made redundant.

Pre-Christmas decision date for Forest Green Rovers stadium plans Image

Pre-Christmas decision date for Forest Green Rovers stadium plans

Forest Green Rovers fans will be hoping for an early Christmas present when their plans for a new stadium go before Stroud District Council planners for a second time

Two die after tree falls on car on Gloucestershire road Image

Two die after tree falls on car on Gloucestershire road

Two people died in a tragic accident that saw a tree fall on a car as it travelled on the B4077 last night.

Firm acts in £2.2 million share purchase Image

Firm acts in £2.2 million share purchase

BPE Solicitors’ corporate team has advised a nationwide valeting firm on its recent share purchase of New Image Holdings Limited for £2.2 million.

Cheltenham accountants expand team with new appointments Image

Cheltenham accountants expand team with new appointments

Tax specialists and accountants Paish Tooth has appointed three new members of staff.

Gloucestershire estate agents go green Image

Gloucestershire estate agents go green

The company have recently taken on a fleet of fully electric company cars in a bid to reduce air pollution in Gloucestershire.

Award win for Gloucestershire company - who make awards, including the one they won Image

Award win for Gloucestershire company - who make awards, including the one they won

A Gloucestershire company that is renowned for making awards and trophies has claimed one to call its own at the Investors in People Awards.

Gloucestershire-based innovators are literally squashing more fibre into food Image

Gloucestershire-based innovators are literally squashing more fibre into food

An innovative Gloucestershire company is attempting to solve one of the great riddles of 21st Century life.

Choral scholarships for all - The King's School and Gloucester Cathedral make historic announcement Image

Choral scholarships for all - The King's School and Gloucester Cathedral make historic announcement

Choral scholarships at The King’s School will be offered to both boys and girls for the first time in a historic move made by the School and Gloucester Cathedral.

Abandoning car on a street cost Cheltenham man £1,500  Image

Abandoning car on a street cost Cheltenham man £1,500

A Cheltenham man has been ordered to pay nearly £1,500 in fines and costs after abandoning his car on a street.

Donations double to fund Gloucestershire breast cancer research Image

Donations double to fund Gloucestershire breast cancer research

Donations are set to double if supporters of a local medical charity take part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge.

One night in jail for downloading worst indecent videos of children and filming neighbours Image

One night in jail for downloading worst indecent videos of children and filming neighbours

A medal-winning GCHQ spybase worker who enjoyed watching the worst category of videos of child sexual exploitation walked free from court after one night in jail.

 Gloucestershire-based housebuilder submits plans for new development in Leckhampton Image

Gloucestershire-based housebuilder submits plans for new development in Leckhampton

Plans have been submitted by a Gloucestershire-based housebuilder to build new homes on a field on the outskirts of Cheltenham.

Emergency roadworks on M5 motorway in Gloucestershire after carriageway subsidence Image

Emergency roadworks on M5 motorway in Gloucestershire after carriageway subsidence

Emergency repair work on the M5 motorway in Gloucestershire will take place tonight due to subsidence.

Ambassador of the United States of America makes visit to Gloucester  Image

Ambassador of the United States of America makes visit to Gloucester

Gloucester Cathedral’s bells chimed out the Star Spangled Banner yesterday in honour of a visit from the Ambassador from the United States of America.

£500,000 will get new 12,000 sq ft gym in shape for centre of Gloucester Image

£500,000 will get new 12,000 sq ft gym in shape for centre of Gloucester

Gloucestrians won’t be short of somewhere to get fit post festive feasting. A new 24-hour gym is shaping up to open in the centre of Gloucester with a planned half a million pounds of investment.

Cheltenham will get its first micropub after plans to transform town centre house are approved Image

Cheltenham will get its first micropub after plans to transform town centre house are approved

Cheltenham will be getting its first micropub after plans to transform a house in a town centre backstreet ale house were approved by the Borough Council.

CCTV images released of burglary near Stroud Image

CCTV images released of burglary near Stroud

Police have released CCTV images of a gang of men they would like to speak to in connection with a burglary near Stroud.

'Anyone got a spare 8,000 tonnes of stone?' - Businessman makes unusual social media request Image

'Anyone got a spare 8,000 tonnes of stone?' - Businessman makes unusual social media request

Every good story has an air of mystery, and this one has it in spades – or should that be digger fulls?

Royal Mail shares plunge after outlook is hit by strike concerns Image

Royal Mail shares plunge after outlook is hit by strike concerns

Shares in the Royal Mail lost up to a fifth of their value in early trading on Thursday after a series of stark warnings published in their half-year results.

HMRC issue warning of bogus tax scams ahead of self assessment deadline Image

HMRC issue warning of bogus tax scams ahead of self assessment deadline

A warning has been made by HM Revenue and Customs to millions of people who will be filling in Self Assessment forms to be aware of fraudsters in the lead-up to the January 31 filing deadline.

UK small businesses owed £23billion in overdue payments, research shows Image

UK small businesses owed £23billion in overdue payments, research shows

Small Businesses across the country are owed a staggering £23.4billion in late payment debt, according to figures released by payment firm Pay UK.

Multi-million pound organic farm business to convert warehouse into gym with 25 metre pool Image

Multi-million pound organic farm business to convert warehouse into gym with 25 metre pool

A warehouse in the Cotswolds area of outstanding natural beauty is about to be converted into a new gym and clubhouse.

Gloucestershire food producer celebrates one-millionth sale Image

Gloucestershire food producer celebrates one-millionth sale

The business is marking the milestone by donating a portion of their Black Friday sales to Meningitis Now.

First artists announced for Cheltenham Jazz and Music Festivals Image

First artists announced for Cheltenham Jazz and Music Festivals

The first wave of artists have today been announced for next year’s Cheltenham Jazz and Music Festivals.

Tewkesbury teenagers arrested after sandbag smashes through windscreen of lorry on M5 motorway Image

Tewkesbury teenagers arrested after sandbag smashes through windscreen of lorry on M5 motorway

Two teenage boys from the Tewkesbury area have been arrested in connection with an incident in which a sandbag was thrown at a lorry on the M5.

A salute to the guardian angels watching over our county Image

A salute to the guardian angels watching over our county

As news channels focus on the dramatic and devastating flooding afflicting the county we point that lens at the little-known group keeping us safe – which needs our support too.

Dame Janet Trotter joins board of much-loved Gloucestershire charity Image

Dame Janet Trotter joins board of much-loved Gloucestershire charity

Former Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire Dame Janet Trotter has joined the board at one of Cheltenham’s best-loved charities.

Gloucester City Football Club appoint well-known county businessman as new commercial director Image

Gloucester City Football Club appoint well-known county businessman as new commercial director

The managing director of Malvern Tyres has joined the board of Gloucester City Football Club.

Hospitality giant with Gloucestershire outlets posts increase in revenue and profit Image

Hospitality giant with Gloucestershire outlets posts increase in revenue and profit

Hospitality giants Mitchells and Butlers have reported a “strong” year of sales and profit growth in their annual results, causing their shares to jump in early trading on Wednesday morning.

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