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Gloucester Rugby announces strong underlying growth Image

Gloucester Rugby announces strong underlying growth

Gloucester Rugby has reported a big increase in visitor numbers and seven per cent rise in turnover.

Ecclesiastical wins best home insurer title Image

Ecclesiastical wins best home insurer title

Gloucester-based Ecclesiastical has been ranked as the top home insurer by Fairer Finance for the seventh time in a row.

Second Severn Crossing to be renamed Image

Second Severn Crossing to be renamed

The Second Severn Crossing is to be renamed later this year, the Government has announced.

Government pours extra £500,000 into county's potholes Image

Government pours extra £500,000 into county's potholes

Extra Government funding has been committed to tackling Gloucestershire's road pothole menace and it can't come soon enough.

Latest move to decide fate of Stroud Subscription Rooms-UPDATE Image

Latest move to decide fate of Stroud Subscription Rooms-UPDATE

Stroud District Council is set to offer Stroud Town Council a chance to take over the town's iconic Subscription Rooms.

Sales of new cars plunge Image

Sales of new cars plunge

The UK new car market declined in March, according to figures released today, with registrations falling 15.7 per cent compared with the same month last year.

Buyer found for drinks distributor Image

Buyer found for drinks distributor

The company that owns Magners cider is buying part of the UK's biggest alcoholic drinks distributor.

Resurfacing starts on major route into Gloucester Image

Resurfacing starts on major route into Gloucester

Work has begun on resurfacing Over Causeway between Westgate Bridge and Over roundabout.

Bargains galore for city residents Image

Bargains galore for city residents

Gloucester Residents' Weekend gets underway tomorrow with a host of discounted offers on attractions.

Gloucester offices in demand as Cheltenham rents climb Image

Gloucester offices in demand as Cheltenham rents climb

Demand for office space in Gloucester is picking up – thanks in part to shortages of accommodation in neighbouring Cheltenham.

Progress continues on Gloucester's Next big attraction - VIDEO Image

Progress continues on Gloucester's Next big attraction - VIDEO

Work gathers pace on preparing the site next to the former cinema off St Ann Way, Gloucester ready for the construction of a new Next store.

County firm helps feed Commonwealth Games athletes Image

County firm helps feed Commonwealth Games athletes

A county firm is helping to provide thousands of meals for hungry athletes at the Commonwealth Games.

New deal will keep one of Europe's biggest indoor skateparks in the county Image

New deal will keep one of Europe's biggest indoor skateparks in the county

Stroud District Council has offered a new home for one of the biggest indoor skateparks in Europe.

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust apprentices are best in South West Image

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust apprentices are best in South West

When it comes to apprenticeships, the NHS might not be the first employer that springs to mind.

Breakfast behind bars Image

Breakfast behind bars

Local bankers and solicitors had breakfast with a difference last week, when they attended a tax briefing at the historic Gloucester Prison.

City could soon invest £200,000 in popular park and viewpoint Image

City could soon invest £200,000 in popular park and viewpoint

Gloucester City Counci will be asked to approve £200,000 to help fund a new visitor centre.

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Tech companies in South West jump by over 40 per cent Image

Tech companies in South West jump by over 40 per cent

The number of new tech companies being set up in the South West rose by 42 per cent in 2017, according to new figures.

Council faces opposition over Forest town's gateway plan Image

Council faces opposition over Forest town's gateway plan

A regeneration scheme in the centre of Coleford is being opposed by people in the town.

Nominations open for WEAF’S Aerospace Ambassador Awards  Image

Nominations open for WEAF’S Aerospace Ambassador Awards

The West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) is inviting nominations for its Ambassador Awards - with a new business category.

Gloucestershire 2050 must not become a political football Image

Gloucestershire 2050 must not become a political football

At the beginning of the year, I wrote enthusiastically about Gloucestershire 2050 - the vision of where this great county of ours might be headed, writes Ian Mean.

WARNING: Gloucestershire on flooding alert - VIDEO Image

WARNING: Gloucestershire on flooding alert - VIDEO

Areas of Gloucestershire were warned of flooding this afternoon.

Jobs could be at risk at Gloucestershire energy firm Image

Jobs could be at risk at Gloucestershire energy firm

Jobs could be at risk at the innovative Gloucestershire business behind the proposed £1.3 billion tidal lagoon power scheme planned off the UK's coast.

Timetable set for former prison development Image

Timetable set for former prison development

The developers of the former Gloucester Prison site have announced a timetable of when it is hoped work will begin

Prima Dental launches new digital dentistry division Image

Prima Dental launches new digital dentistry division

Following a £1million investment, Prima Dental has launched a new digital dentistry division called Prima Digital.

Police hunt after three robberies at county bookmakers Image

Police hunt after three robberies at county bookmakers

Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him after robberies took place at three bookmakers.

Colleges help businesses understand apprenticeship levy Image

Colleges help businesses understand apprenticeship levy

One year on from the introduction of the apprenticeship levy there are still more questions than answers for many businesses.

Homebase owner looking for a buyer Image

Homebase owner looking for a buyer

The Australian owner of Homebase in on the lookout for potential buyers of the DIY chain, just two years after it took over the company.

First new Scottish rye whisky for 100 years – developed in Gloucestershire Image

First new Scottish rye whisky for 100 years – developed in Gloucestershire

A new malt whisky being distilled by one of Scotland’s most dynamic and innovative producers has been created using the ingenuity of a Gloucestershire business.

Prominent Cotswolds inn up for sale for £450,000 Image

Prominent Cotswolds inn up for sale for £450,000

A picturesque Cotswolds roadside inn in the heart of Laurie Lee country has been placed on the market with sector specialist Colliers International.

New technology will enable Tewkesbury engineering firm to grow Image

New technology will enable Tewkesbury engineering firm to grow

A Tewkesbury firm which has created 17 jobs has announced £2.5 million of investment in new state-of the-art machining technology.

Car manufacturing slumps as demand falls Image

Car manufacturing slumps as demand falls

UK car manufacturing fell by 4.4 per cent in February, as demand from the home market fell for the seventh consecutive month.

County bypass closing overnight for essential repairs Image

County bypass closing overnight for essential repairs

A route between a Gloucestershire town and the neighbouring docks will close temporarily overnight over three days to allow patching work to the road.

How much deposit should a tenant pay? Image

How much deposit should a tenant pay?

MPs and landlords can’t agree over the acceptable level of deposits demanded of tenants in England.

Drinks distributor facing administration  Image

Drinks distributor facing administration

A supplier to Wetherspoons and over 25,000 restaurants, hotels and bars, is facing administration.

Final chapter as much-loved book shop closes Image

Final chapter as much-loved book shop closes

A well-known second-hand book shop is to close after almost 40 years in business.

Private sector growth slows Image

Private sector growth slows

Growth in the UK’s private sector slowed in the three months to March, according to the latest CBI Growth Indicator. 

My Experience Doing Work Experience Image

My Experience Doing Work Experience

For the last few days instead of hopping on the bus to school I’ve been hopping on the train and doing my work experience with Moose Marketing and PR, publishers of Punchline.Gloucester.com

New Retirement Village and Care Home Opens Up in Cirencester  Image

New Retirement Village and Care Home Opens Up in Cirencester

The care home and retirement village situated in Stratton, Cirencester, in the heart of the Cotswolds is now officially open.

Bus station development gathers pace Image

Bus station development gathers pace

Construction of the new £7.5 million bus station in Gloucester is gathering speed.

Motorists are taxed to the hilt - so why are our roads so bad asks police chief Image

Motorists are taxed to the hilt - so why are our roads so bad asks police chief

A blistering attack has been launched on our crumbling roads by the county's Police and Crime Commissioner.

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