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Start a new career with National Star Image

Start a new career with National Star

One of Gloucestershire's best-loved charities which supports young people with disabilities, is recruiting new staff.

Forget Brexit and remember the bravery of our D-Day heroes Image

Forget Brexit and remember the bravery of our D-Day heroes

Today is the 74th anniversary of one of the most incredible events in history - D-Day.

Secret weapon revealed to ensure success of new £30m school Image

Secret weapon revealed to ensure success of new £30m school

Spending £30million on a new school is one thing – getting the culture right is another – but the county council has a secret weapon up its sleeve.

Punchline celebrates biggest and best month ever Image

Punchline celebrates biggest and best month ever

Punchline is celebrating the most successful month ever in our nine-year history.

Royal visit highlights major growth ahead for Cotswold engineering firm Image

Royal visit highlights major growth ahead for Cotswold engineering firm

Five years of “outstanding growth” at a Cotswold engineering firm has seen the company taken over, bought it a significant investment – and a royal visit to top it all off.

Four held after supermarket raid Image

Four held after supermarket raid

Police have arrested four people in connection with a burglary at a supermarket in Churchdown.

Cotswold engineering business recruits new director Image

Cotswold engineering business recruits new director

Family-run Heming Engineering has appointed Mark Bayliss as new operations director to oversee expansion

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited in June Image

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited in June

Drivers are being alerted to the location of mobile speed cameras throughout Gloucestershire in June.

Former Cotswold school house is let to new business Image

Former Cotswold school house is let to new business

A former Cotswold school house has been given a new role as a showcase for eclectic and quirky products.

New city square for visitors to enjoy dockside attractions Image

New city square for visitors to enjoy dockside attractions

Plans for a new square where visitors to Gloucester can sit and relax have been drawn up.

“Major plans” could see business growth go nuclear Image

“Major plans” could see business growth go nuclear

One of the sleeping giants of Gloucestershire's cluster of energy firms has submitted what it calls "major plans" - which could be its ticket to significant growth.

TV star Sally supports county's specialist learning festival Image

TV star Sally supports county's specialist learning festival

Having a child with special needs enables parents to understand and appreciate the important things in life, actress and writer Sally Phillips told a county event.

Gloucestershire garages in line-up for national awards Image

Gloucestershire garages in line-up for national awards

Two county garage businesses are up for awards at the industry event Automechanika Birmingham this week.

Energy firm knee deep in mud row Image

Energy firm knee deep in mud row

Plans to dump 300,000 tonnes of mud dredged near to a former nuclear power plant in Cardiff Bay have left a Gloucestershire firm in a sticky situation.

Fundraising at Cheltenham firm delivers thousands for charity Image

Fundraising at Cheltenham firm delivers thousands for charity

Children battling life-threatening conditions will be better off to the tune of £6,000 thanks to the fundraising efforts of one of the county’s biggest manufacturing firms.

It's lift off! Third Heathrow runway gets backing of Cabinet Image

It's lift off! Third Heathrow runway gets backing of Cabinet

Government Ministers have today backed proposals for the long-awaited third runway at London's Heathrow Airport.

Julian Dunkerton and Levi Roots help discover future entrepreneurs Image

Julian Dunkerton and Levi Roots help discover future entrepreneurs

Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton is teaming up with Levi Roots to help find the business talent of the future.

Fifty jobs created by £3.5million refit of Cotswold pub Image

Fifty jobs created by £3.5million refit of Cotswold pub

The new owners of one of the Cotswolds best-known hotel and inns have revealed tantalising glimpses of what it will look like post-refit.

Restaurant raiders plead with judge to be sentenced Image

Restaurant raiders plead with judge to be sentenced

Two men have pleaded guilty to robbing a woman of £300 cash at the White Spoon restaurant in Cheltenham.

Council may introduce charges at free car parks Image

Council may introduce charges at free car parks

Cash-strapped Stroud District Council is considering imposing charges at council car parks which are currently free.

Construction sector needs 400,000 new staff a year Image

Construction sector needs 400,000 new staff a year

Teachers should not give careers advice, schools should be rated by Ofsted on their advice and construction firms should team up with schools.

Key signing at Cheltenham Town FC commits for another season Image

Key signing at Cheltenham Town FC commits for another season

Cheltenham Town FC has announced one of its stalwart signings has committed for an eighth straight season at the club.

Hartpury College is rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted Image

Hartpury College is rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

Hartpury College in Gloucestershire has been rated 'outstanding' in all areas by Ofsted, it was announced on Friday (June 1).

Sprightly Paddi is an inspiration at 92 Image

Sprightly Paddi is an inspiration at 92

She may be 92 but nothing is going to stop Paddi Spruyt from lacing up her walking boots to support Gloucestershire's hospice care charity.

Your chance to change someone’s life Image

Your chance to change someone’s life

If you ever wanted to spend your money in a way that will have a direct and life-changing impact on a young person who really needs it - this could be it.

Don't miss all the fun at the ultimate family day June 9 and 10 Image

Don't miss all the fun at the ultimate family day June 9 and 10

The count down has begun to one of the best family events in Gloucestershire which takes place this weekend, June 9 and 10.

Stroud learns how its district council will save £549,000 Image

Stroud learns how its district council will save £549,000

If the grass grows a little high around Stroud this summer, the public toilets don’t gleam and some windows don’t sparkle then here is why.

£250,000-plus to help Gloucestershire businesses with rate relief Image

£250,000-plus to help Gloucestershire businesses with rate relief

More than a quarter of a million pounds has been freed up to help county businesses with rate relief thanks to a campaign by Punchline-Gloucester.com.

Warning: Night time road closures as improvements begin Image

Warning: Night time road closures as improvements begin

One of the main routes through the county will be closed overnight for several days while roadworks take place.

Man appears in court charged with double murder Image

Man appears in court charged with double murder

A 28-year-old Gloucester man charged with killing a businesswoman and her 11-year-old daughter was today committed to Bristol Crown Court for trial.

Final curtain for theatre and leisure centre Image

Final curtain for theatre and leisure centre

A community leisure centre and theatre in the Forest of Dean could close unexpectedly in November after a surprise Government agency announcement.

Look to the future at Growing Gloucestershire Conference 2018 Image

Look to the future at Growing Gloucestershire Conference 2018

One of the county’s leading innovators and futurists has been named as the keynote speaker at one of the key dates in the Gloucestershire business community calendar.

Cheltenham Town FC’s ground re-named after Gloucestershire business Image

Cheltenham Town FC’s ground re-named after Gloucestershire business

If ever fans of the Robins were in doubt their ground was going places in style – then naming it after a luxury VIP chauffeur business should convince them.

Support for chilli eating contest hots up Image

Support for chilli eating contest hots up

Competitors from across the country are signing up to take part in the "Clash of the Titans" contest at the Cheltenham Street Chilli Fiesta.

Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE gives inspirational speech to pupils Image

Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE gives inspirational speech to pupils

Pupils at Rendcomb College were visited by Playschool presenter and children’s rights campaigner Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE on Friday, 25 May.

Be prepared: roadworks to watch out for this weekend Image

Be prepared: roadworks to watch out for this weekend

Highways England has released information about current and planned roadworks taking place within 30 miles of Gloucester city centre over the next week.

Decisions could shape future of county energy firms Image

Decisions could shape future of county energy firms

News from central Government which could determine the future of two of Gloucestershire's most high-profile energy companies could arrive in the next few days, according to reports.

Hundreds of jobs created at new £23m John Lewis store Image

Hundreds of jobs created at new £23m John Lewis store

John Lewis will start recruiting around 300 staff on Monday, June 4, for its new Cheltenham store which opens this autumn.

Accountancy firm wins Tolley's Taxation Award Image

Accountancy firm wins Tolley's Taxation Award

A Gloucestershire accountancy and tax advice firm has won one of the top national awards in the sector.

County may join regional transport hub Image

County may join regional transport hub

Gloucestershire could become part of a West of England transport hub to gain greater investment and funding.

University ranking - working hard but could do better Image

University ranking - working hard but could do better

The University of Gloucestershire has risen nine places in the The Guardian University Guide for 2019.

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