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Motorhome owners warned to be vigilant Image

Motorhome owners warned to be vigilant

Police are warning owners of motorhomes in the county to be vigilant after reports of people acting suspiciously around the vehicles.

Affordable homes at heart of Gloucester development Image

Affordable homes at heart of Gloucester development

Plans to create an urban village with around 300 homes on the edge of Gloucester city centre are likely to take a major step forward next week.

Second doses opening doors for Lilian Faithfull Image

Second doses opening doors for Lilian Faithfull

Care home residents in Gloucestershire who were among the first in England to receive a coronavirus vaccine have started to be given their second doses.

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Cyber security responsibility of all employees

Every employee has a part to play in improving a company's cyber security according to one expert at the latest online event organised by Cyber Cheltenham.

Gloucestershire firm completes deal for International Fire Consultants Image

Gloucestershire firm completes deal for International Fire Consultants

The Cheltenham based subsidiary of the Dutch international testing, inspection and certification Kiwa Group, has revealed the acquisition of International Fire Consultants (IFC Group).

Vote opens for talented pet winners Image

Vote opens for talented pet winners

The search for Gloucestershire's most talented pet has reached a key point with the opening of public voting for the finalists.

Doctor honoured as a true National Star Image

Doctor honoured as a true National Star

A Gloucester GP has received an award for his work supporting young people with complex medical disabilities and learning difficulties with National Star.

Gloucestershire fire chief leaves for new role Image

Gloucestershire fire chief leaves for new role

Gloucestershire's chief fire officer Wayne Bowcock will leave the county service this summer after two years in the role.

Budget 2021: The verdict from Gloucestershire Image

Budget 2021: The verdict from Gloucestershire

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his eagerly awaited Budget - but what did business leaders across Gloucestershire have to say about his announcements?

Budget 2021: The national verdict Image

Budget 2021: The national verdict

There are plenty of opinions on Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget - Punchline sorted through the reaction of business groups across a range of sectors.

Severn Trent pumps £25m into Stroud improvements Image

Severn Trent pumps £25m into Stroud improvements

Severn Trent in investing £25million to improve Stroud's sewer network over the next two years.

Estate agent invests in new Cheltenham office Image

Estate agent invests in new Cheltenham office

Gloucestershire estate and lettings agent Move has made a bold move to expand by opening a new office in Clarence Parade, Cheltenham.

Amazon opens first UK cashier-less store Image

Amazon opens first UK cashier-less store

E-commerce giant Amazon has opened its first physical store outside of the US, in London.

New Stroud department store appoints manager Image

New Stroud department store appoints manager

A store manager has been appointed to lead the team at Stroud's new independent department store, Sandersons Boutique.

Forest of Dean school target of £30,000 lead theft Image

Forest of Dean school target of £30,000 lead theft

Investigating officers are appealing for information after a school in the Forest of Dean has become a repeat victim of lead theft after being targeted for a third time.

Medical team put in miles for Sue Ryder Image

Medical team put in miles for Sue Ryder

Staff from a Gloucestershire medical centre are covering the length of Britain before the end of lockdown to raise funds for a hospice.

Gloucester stunt star Dick Sheppard dies, aged 90 Image

Gloucester stunt star Dick Sheppard dies, aged 90

Stunt driver Dick Sheppard, who once held the record for having the most entries in the Guinness Book of Records, has died.

Gloucestershire mobile coronavirus testing unit locations in March 2021 Image

Gloucestershire mobile coronavirus testing unit locations in March 2021

An important part of minimising and managing any future spread of Covid-19 is the speed at which people can be tested and isolation measures put in place, should an outbreak occur.

VIDEO: It's back to school with a 'Gloucestershire bundle' Image

VIDEO: It's back to school with a 'Gloucestershire bundle'

When kids go back to school on Monday, many of them will be kitted out with a Gloucestershire bundle.

Budget 2021 analysis with Nick Haines, Hazlewoods Image

Budget 2021 analysis with Nick Haines, Hazlewoods

Despite a lot of media coverage about potential Capital Gains Tax rate increases and the introduction of wealth taxes, the Chancellor did the sensible thing in his Budget and focused on economic recovery, rather than hitting an already beleaguered nation with a huge swathe of tax rises.

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Cheltenham's A&E given reopening date

Cheltenham General Hospital's A&E will reopen 24 hours by July 1 under plans to update NHS provisions as coronavirus cases and hospital admissions continue to fall.

Stonehouse resident nearly loses £20,000 to fraudster Image

Stonehouse resident nearly loses £20,000 to fraudster

Police are warning residents in Stonehouse to be alert after a report was received of a fraudulent Amazon scam call at the weekend.

Alder King tops EG Most Active Agent table for 20th year Image

Alder King tops EG Most Active Agent table for 20th year

Property consultancy Alder King has won the South West's Most Active Agent competition for the 20th year in succession.

Tewkesbury bridging the issue of crossings Image

Tewkesbury bridging the issue of crossings

Pedestrians will be able to take the direct route over a river in Tewkesbury after more than a year of taking the long way round.

Gloucester steps up fight against flytipping Image

Gloucester steps up fight against flytipping

Gloucester City Council made more than 200 prosecutions to crack down on environmental crime offences last year - with more in the pipeline.

Punchline Friday Business Briefing - March 5 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Friday Business Briefing - March 5 line-up revealed

There is likely to be plenty for this week's Friday Business Briefing panel to talk about as we all assess Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget and the impact it will have on our economic recovery.

Virtual Wards easing Covid pressure on hospitals Image

Virtual Wards easing Covid pressure on hospitals

Virtual Wards are helping to ease the pressure on the NHS in Gloucestershire with more than 1,000 Covid-19 patients supported to remain at home safely.

VIDEO Gloucester MP Richard Graham's Budget verdict Image

VIDEO Gloucester MP Richard Graham's Budget verdict

Gloucester MP Richard Graham gives his views on Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget.

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for March Image

Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for March

The expectation is that each of the following locations will be visited at least once per week.

Renishaw on market as founders sell stake Image

Renishaw on market as founders sell stake

Renishaw, one of Gloucestershire's biggest companies, has been put up for sale after its founders opened to sell their majority stake.

BPE answers call to go the extra mile Image

BPE answers call to go the extra mile

Spring is here and employees of BPE Solicitors are heading out in the better way to clock up the miles for its charity of the year, Severn Freewheelers.

Grant & Stone acquires Gloucestershire builders' merchant Image

Grant & Stone acquires Gloucestershire builders' merchant

High Wycombe based Grant & Stone Group has revealed its acquisition of Buildit Gloster Limited (Buildit).

King's School to hold Virtual Open Morning this Saturday Image

King's School to hold Virtual Open Morning this Saturday

At this time of year, the King's School in Gloucester would normally be inviting prospective families to visit the school and discover more about its inspiring environment and unique ethos.

Man sentenced for attempted abduction of teenager Image

Man sentenced for attempted abduction of teenager

A man who tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl on a canal path near Stroud has been jailed.

Dobbies bucks retail trend as sales reach £252m Image

Dobbies bucks retail trend as sales reach £252m

Dobbies Garden Centres Group Limited has posted its latest financial results, revealing a 51 per cent sales rise.

Wickes plan returns as Travis Perkins posts loss Image

Wickes plan returns as Travis Perkins posts loss

Travis Perkins has reported a loss on the back of a restructuring process which will continue with the demerger of its Wickes business.

Punchline Budget special in association with Hazlewoods Image

Punchline Budget special in association with Hazlewoods

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver one of the most eagerly awaited budgets tomorrow - and Punchline will bring you full analysis from Hazlewoods in a special afternoon newsletter.

Tasty six months for Hotel Chocolat Image

Tasty six months for Hotel Chocolat

British chocolatier and cocoa grower Hotel Chocolat has posted its interim results for the 26 weeks ending December 27, with strong sales growth across its UK, US and Japanese markets.

Stagecoach invests in ticket to innovation Image

Stagecoach invests in ticket to innovation

Investment in a technological transformation will help Stagecoach plan its bus networks as it looks to adapt to changed travel habits in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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

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

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

Macfarlane Group reveals £15.1m acquisition of Wiltshire packaging firm Image

Macfarlane Group reveals £15.1m acquisition of Wiltshire packaging firm

National packaging and label business Macfarlane Group Plc has announced the acquisition of a protective packaging manufacturing and distribution firm based in Wiltshire.

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