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Council commits to continued economic growth and development in Cheltenham

Several key developments for residents and businesses in Cheltenham will continue to move forward this year with the borough...

Voting opens for Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024

Have your say to help crown Gloucestershire's best lifestyle businesses in 2024, as voting opens for the seventh annual...

Cirencester's Body Shop store set to permanently close

Considered one of the most sustainable brands in the country, The Body Shop administrators confirm its Cirencester store is among...

New £2.5 million UK flagship car repair centre opens in Cirencester

The brand-new prestige paint and body facility in Cirencester has already earned approvals from BMW, Mercedes-Benz and VW Group...

Gloucestershire College wins top national apprenticeship award

Offering a plethora of sought-after skills for the rapidly evolving tech industry, Gloucestershire College is celebrating being...

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College is offering in-house HR apprenticeship opportunities

An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification, as well as invaluable work experience, while exploring a potential...

Gloucester's popular Wall's Club to close its doors in March 2024

After providing a huge range of social events and sporting facilities for the employees of Wall's factory and the people of...

Historic Gloucester hotel could become new wellbeing village

Gloucester's The Fleece Hotel and Longsmith Street car park has been earmarked for a new community and business hub aimed at...

Revised plans for former Gloucester Prison site revealed

Plans to transform the former HMP Gloucester into a range of contemporary one, two and three-bedroom homes, flexible commercial...

Gloucester company wins landmark city marketing contract

After a competitive pitch process in late 2023, Gloucester-based 10 Yetis has been awarded the marketing contract for five of...

Gloucestershire councillors agree on 'ambitious' budget with an extra £50 million for county services

Gloucestershire County Council reveals details of its agreed budget for the 2024-25 financial year — with more than £616 million...

Historic manor house in Bishop's Cleeve transformed into stunning new flexible workspaces

Flexible workspace provider Regus has opened its first offices in the Grade II listed manor house at Grange Park business campus...

Gloucestershire firm is the first accommodation provider in the south west to become a B Corp

Beechurst Serviced Apartments has become the first accommodation provider in the south west to attain B Corp status for high...

South west academy trust approved to run Gloucester's new £16.5 million special school

An education academy trust experienced in supporting children and young people with special educational needs, Reach South, has...

University of Gloucestershire launches master’s-level apprenticeship for HR professionals

The University of Gloucestershire has unveiled a new master's-level apprenticeship for current and aspiring senior HR...

Cotswold RAW partners with Gloucester-Hartpury Women's rugby team for a second season

After Gloucester-Hartpury Women's rugby team made history by winning the Allianz 15 premiership last year, Cotswold RAW is...

Battery-operated train breaks UK record in Gloucestershire

An innovative new battery-operated train has broken the UK record for distance travelled without recharging on a test journey...

Huge 25,000 sq ft warehouse to be refurbished and put up for sale in Stonehouse

Purchased by leading south west property developer, Robert Hitchins, the warehouse facility is planned to be available for...

Brunel's Old Station in Cirencester set to be renovated after £160,000 investment

Cotswold District Council is investing nearly £160,000 into The Old Station in Cirencester, while continuing to explore options...

World's most advanced vertical farm opens in Gloucestershire

The Forest of Dean is now home to the world's most advanced vertical farm, as Jones Food Company opens its second facility in...

Midlands Air Ambulance hailed for 'outstanding' response by care regulator

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity — Gloucestershire's life-saving emergency response service — has been recognised for its...

Stroud businesswoman becomes fresh face of global brand

A businesswoman from Stroud is becoming the face of global network the Women's Business Club, after winning its 2024 photography...

Gloucestershire business owner overcomes mental health struggles to turn her childhood passion into a career

Hannah Ballinger, a young business owner from Gloucestershire, overcame mental health issues to bring her childhood dream to life,...

Cheltenham tax experts reveal predictions for this year's Spring Budget

With a general election looming this year, the forthcoming budget is likely to pack a lot of punches. Cheltenham accountancy firm,...

Actor Martin Clunes named Hartpury University's first chancellor

Naming its first ever chancellor, Hartpury University and Hartpury College has looked to an unexpected public figure, actor Martin...

New £9 million leisure centre in the Forest of Dean granted planning permission

A multi-million-pound project to build a new community, education and leisure centre in the Forest of Dean has been approved by...

Fire safety in your business — have you got it covered?

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) works with businesses across the county every day, demonstrating to them how...

Cotswolds garden designer wins national designer of the year award

A marketing professional-turned-garden designer from Bourton-on-the-Water has taken home the prestigious Fresh Designer of the...

Sunday parking charges are being reintroduced in the Cotswolds

Cotswold District Council is set to increase the cost of car parking in towns and villages — and scrap free parking on Sundays —...

Carpenter from Cheltenham wins national Apprentice of the Year

A carpenter from Gloucestershire has scooped Apprentice of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards in London — and hopes...