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Business leaders call for stability after PM's resignation Image

Business leaders call for stability after PM's resignation

Business leaders are united in a call for political and economic stability following the resignation of Liz Truss as Prime Minister yesterday.

Punchline quizzes Richard Graham MP Image

Punchline quizzes Richard Graham MP

Following Liz Truss's resignation, Gloucester MP Richard Graham has been quizzed by Punchline editor Mark Owen about the big political and local issues of the day.

Lib-Dems call on Gloucester's MP to back a general election Image

Lib-Dems call on Gloucester's MP to back a general election

The Liberal Democrats are calling on Gloucester MP Richard Graham to back a general election following the resignation of Prime Minister Liz Truss.

Gloucestershire family issue tribute after 18-year-old died in collision last month Image

Gloucestershire family issue tribute after 18-year-old died in collision last month

The family of an 18-year-old man who died in a collision have released a tribute.

Bristol’s largest available logistics building let by Alder King  Image

Bristol’s largest available logistics building let by Alder King

Gloucester-based Alder King has successfully advised on the letting of the largest available logistics building in the Bristol area.

No Child Left Behind Cheltenham flag competition Image

No Child Left Behind Cheltenham flag competition

NCLB has given a child the opportunity to design the latest flag to be displayed outside the Municipal Offices.

Man banned from Gloucester city centre for a year Image

Man banned from Gloucester city centre for a year

A man has been banned from Gloucester city centre following numerous incidents of anti-social behaviour.

Councillors unite to commit £100,000 to support communities Image

Councillors unite to commit £100,000 to support communities

Stroud District Council has committed further financial support for frontline community work to help local people who are struggling with the steep cost of living rises.

Barrier to be installed to keep cyclists and pedestrians safe Image

Barrier to be installed to keep cyclists and pedestrians safe

Gloucestershire County Council will install a barrier between a cycle lane and the road in Gloucester.

BREAKING NEWS: Liz Truss resigns as Prime Minister Image

BREAKING NEWS: Liz Truss resigns as Prime Minister

Liz Truss has announced her resignation as prime minister after six chaotic weeks.

CEO's pay doubles to £1.2 million Image

CEO's pay doubles to £1.2 million

Nuffield Health paid its chief executive over £1.2m last year – more than double the previous year.

Turnover passes £100m for Gloucester-born construction firm Image

Turnover passes £100m for Gloucester-born construction firm

Well-known Gloucestershire building contractor Barnwood has posted a £100m turnover.

St James's Place reports more than £4bn new client investments Image

St James's Place reports more than £4bn new client investments

Cirencester-based wealth management firm St James's Place Plc has revealed a drop in new business inflows and funds under management for the three months to September 30.

Muller factory dispute escalates with 11-day all-out strike Image

Muller factory dispute escalates with 11-day all-out strike

HGV drivers and shunters at Muller's Stonehouse factory have escalated their dispute.

Bake Off musical set for West End run Image

Bake Off musical set for West End run

The Great British Bake Off Musical is heading to London’s West End following huge success at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre

Speculation on Truss's future 'not helpful' Image

Speculation on Truss's future 'not helpful'

Gloucester's MP Richard Graham is refusing to be drawn on whether Liz Truss should step down as Prime Minister. 

Amazon to move into insurance Image

Amazon to move into insurance

Online giant Amazon’s bid for world domination shows no signs of slowing down, as it moves into the insurance market.

ProCook awarded B Corp certification Image

ProCook awarded B Corp certification

Gloucester-based kitchenware brand ProCook has been certified as a B Corporation (B Corp).

Homeware retailer sees sales dip Image

Homeware retailer sees sales dip

Homeware retailer, Dunelm, has seen a fall in first-quarter sales.

OUT NOW: Punchline-Gloucester.com's Top 100 Biggest Employers in Gloucestershire - Autumn 2022 Image

OUT NOW: Punchline-Gloucester.com's Top 100 Biggest Employers in Gloucestershire - Autumn 2022

OUT NOW: Punchline-Gloucester.com's Top 100 Biggest Employers in Gloucestershire.

Academy sponsor announced for new primary special school Image

Academy sponsor announced for new primary special school

SAND Academies Trust is the preferred sponsor to run a new Gloucestershire special school for children aged 4-11.

Cheltenham art thief sentenced Image

Cheltenham art thief sentenced

A thief who stole £16,000 worth of artwork has been sentenced.

Small business pessimism at greatest level outside of lockdowns Image

Small business pessimism at greatest level outside of lockdowns

Rising costs and falling revenues are causing the worst small business pessimism outside of lockdowns.

Drug dealer in possession of £100,000 worth of cocaine Image

Drug dealer in possession of £100,000 worth of cocaine

A drug dealer was stopped on the M5 near Gloucester.

Public engagement exercise launches for Cheltenham Mini-Holland scheme Image

Public engagement exercise launches for Cheltenham Mini-Holland scheme

Gloucestershire County Council has launched a public engagement exercise to improve the future of walking and cycling in Cheltenham.

Garden centre team to help Tewkesbury pupils transform garden Image

Garden centre team to help Tewkesbury pupils transform garden

Tewkesbury pupils are set to transform their school garden, with support from the county’s newest garden centre.

Gloucestershire teenagers killed in car crash named Image

Gloucestershire teenagers killed in car crash named

Two teenagers who were killed in a car crash have been named as Jake Rugman, 17, and Matthew Millard, 18.

Gloucestershire green energy firm receives £4m investment Image

Gloucestershire green energy firm receives £4m investment

Toddington-based Puredrive Energy has received a £4m lending facility from Cynergy Business Finance.

Stroud blocks

Stroud blocks "damaging" Investment Zone proposal

It told Gloucestershire County Council its proposals would allow developers to "ride roughshod" over environmental protections

Cheltenham says no to Investment Zone Image

Cheltenham says no to Investment Zone

The council said it was against the dilution of planning rules

Pure gold at the Everyman Theatre Image

Pure gold at the Everyman Theatre

The premiere of the classic Ealing Comedy, The Lavender Hill Mob, at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre provided an evening of pure gold entertainment.

Roadworkers sustained serious injuries following collision on A417 near Cirencester Image

Roadworkers sustained serious injuries following collision on A417 near Cirencester

Officers are appealing for witnesses to a collision.

Asda to open first convenience stores Image

Asda to open first convenience stores

Supermarket chain Asda is set to open its first standalone convenience stores before Christmas.

UK’s industrial and logistics sector remains buoyant, says Colliers Image

UK’s industrial and logistics sector remains buoyant, says Colliers

There continues to be robust activity in the industrial and logistics sector according to latest research from commercial property agents Colliers.

Netflix reverses subscriber losses Image

Netflix reverses subscriber losses

Streaming giant Netflix has successfully plugged its trend of losing subscribers, after struggling to keep them in the face of competition.

Woman's finger bitten off in altercation in Gloucester pub Image

Woman's finger bitten off in altercation in Gloucester pub

Police are asking for people who were in a Gloucester pub on Saturday evening.

Fashion giant to write off stock Image

Fashion giant to write off stock

Online retailer Asos is to write off more than £100m of stock, as shoppers cut their spending on clothing.

Appeal for witnesses after woman was assaulted in Cheltenham Image

Appeal for witnesses after woman was assaulted in Cheltenham

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted.

Man arrested in connection with canal incidents Image

Man arrested in connection with canal incidents

It was reported that a male was approaching women on the canal path in Quedgeley.

Gloucestershire driving instructor convicted Image

Gloucestershire driving instructor convicted

He terrified a shy young pupil.

House sales fall as mortgage rates soar Image

House sales fall as mortgage rates soar

House sales are plummeting, as rising mortgage rates give buyers cold feet, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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