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ProCook founder and ceo, Daniel O’Neill, with his wife, Sarah O’Neill and brother Mike O’Neill, fellow owners of the Gloucester business.

Gloucestershire kitchenware brand is set to float on the stock market for £300 million

A Gloucestershire businessman who left school aged 15 is about to float his company on the stock market with a valuation of...

Michael Gove, secretary of state for levelling up, has enthusiastically endorsed Gloucestershire College’s investment in a new Advanced Digital Academy and adjacent Hub8 workspace for business.

Multi-million-pound investment in cyber brings Michael Gove to Cheltenham

A £3 million investment in a new digital training centre and workplace at Gloucestershire College has won high praise from...

The Mypower team celebrates picking up a national award for its work at Goodridge Business Park in Gloucester. Left to right: Hazel Harrison, Neil Stott, Maggie Sullivan, Ben Harrison and Rachel Giddings.

Specialist solar firm Mypower wins national award

A Gloucestershire firm which installed solar panels on Gloucester Cathedral has been honoured at the National Energy Efficiency...

Gloucestershire moves a step closer to building the world’s first fusion energy plant

A plan to build a new fusion energy plant in Gloucestershire, potentially creating thousands of jobs, has made its way onto...

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2021 is already underway, but a just-published annual report shows how it could all have been so very different.

How incredible generosity ‘saved’ Cheltenham Festivals

Just how close Cheltenham Festivals came to financial collapse during the pandemic, and the astonishing generosity that saved...

Thirteen winners have been singled out for praise in Gloucestershire’s first ever Inclusive Employers Awards, staged by GEM.

Winners of Gloucestershire’s first Inclusive Employer Awards revealed

The 13 winners of the first Gloucestershire Inclusive Employers Awards, staged by the GEM Project, have been announced.

Coronavirus proved fatal for Gloucestershire firm of 40 years, Shackleton, Wintle and Lane Limited, which has entered administration.

Plumbing and heating firm Shackleton, Wintle and Lane enters administration

A total of 69 people have lost their jobs after Gloucestershire-based plumbing, heating and electrical specialist Shackleton,...

Gloucestershire’s Growth Hub is inviting more business leaders to take part in another round of its free Peer Networks programme.

There’s still time for business leaders to join the Peer Networks programme

A programme for Gloucestershire business leaders aimed at helping them grow their companies has opened its doors to more cohorts,...

The Growth Hub has officially opened its latest branch, in the Forest of Dean.

The Forest of Dean Growth Hub opens its doors

Businesses in the Forest of Dean now have a new point of focus, with The Growth Hub opening its latest branch in Mitcheldean.

Cookware retailer ProCook has enjoyed its second year in a row of near 40 per cent growth, with no signs of its ambitions letting up.

Turnover passes £53 million for Gloucester retail business

Winner of this year’s SoGlos Gloucestershire business Award for growth, ProCook, has lived up to its title – with annual turnover...

Gloucestershire’s reputation as a place to develop and grow agritech businesses will be boosted by the arrival of Jones Food Company in the county, said Hartpury’s Ben Thompson.

World’s largest vertical farm underlines Gloucestershire’s position as a hotbed of agri-tech

Gloucestershire’s profile as a UK hotspot for agritech has been further boosted by news of a multi-million pound investment...

The future of fashion is digital according to a Stroud fashion house’s 3D designs.

Stroud fashion house becomes ‘world's first all-digital fashion brand’

Stroud fashion brand, Republiqe, is launching a fully digital 3D collection just in time for London Fashion Week 2021 – it’s...

Garry King, chief executive officer of Two Rivers Housing, said the housing association had managed to deliver a ‘strong set of results’ for its financial year ending 31 March 2021.

Turnover and ‘profits’ up at Two Rivers Housing

Turnover has increased to £28 million and ‘profits’ are also up at Gloucestershire-based Two Rivers Housing Group.

Tim Carroll, chairman of Allchurches Trust, cuts the ribbon to officially open the new Ecclesiastical office building, Benefact House, on Gloucester Business Park. Image by Pixel PR Photography.

Major Gloucester employer officially opens new offices

One of Gloucester’s biggest private employers, with more than 500 staff, has officially opened new offices in Brockworth.

Free Digital October events for businesses are being launched by The Growth Hub in 2021.

Digital October events for businesses launched by The Growth Hub

To support businesses investing in a digitally-powered recovery from the pandemic, Gloucestershire’s Growth Hub is launching...

As it awaits the outcome of a government review into the funeeded a reminder of the impact they can have, GFirst LEP’s new video turns the focus to its biggest project yet.

After 10 years GFirst LEP celebrates its biggest project yet

After a decade helping transform Gloucestershire with £100 million-plus of investment, and establishing a can-do reputation...

Gloucestershire’s The Growth Hub business advisors have proved a vital ingredient in guiding new business, Forthay Granola, to early success and growth. Deborah Lamplugh, husband Charles and son, Reece.

Gloucestershire B&B owner launches new breakfast cereal

When lockdown decimated her bed and breakfast business owner Deborah Lamplugh realised she was sitting on another potential...

GFirst LEP rings in the changes, appointing four new board members – hot on the heels of naming Ruth Dooley as its new chairwoman.

Gloucestershire business appointments round-up: September 2021

From senior appointments at fast-growing Gloucestershire tech firms to new faces on the board of the county’s local enterprise...

The sale of the former Ecclesiastical Insurance offices in Gloucester is on track to attract a high-quality development for the city centre site, according to Bruton Knowles.

Potential buyers show interest in former Gloucester office, as major development plans are revealed

A major residential development is being proposed for a former office site in the centre of Gloucester, with potential buyers...

Gloucester-Hartpury Women’s RFC has announced its latest big signing – Renouf Wealth Management.

Hartpury women's rugby team reveals new sponsor

Elite women’s rugby team Gloucester-Hartpury is celebrating revealing a new signing – its latest sponsor.

There’s not long until the winners of SGGLA 2021 are revealed at the official awards evening.

SGGLA 2021 votes are counted in run up to awards night

The public has spoken and the winners for the fourth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have been chosen – with...

Dev Chakraborty, deputy chief executive of GFirst LEP, and James Fyrne, managing director of SoGlos, celebrate the SGGBA 2021 success.

SGGBA judges and SoGlos team raise a glass to Business Awards success

A selection of SGGBA judges and SoGlos team members came together to raise a final glass to the 2021 awards’ success,...

Mark Price, managing director of Vitruvius Management Services, David Owen, chief executive of GFirst LEP, Russell Marchant, vice-chancellor of Hartpury University and principal of Hartpury College and Ben Treleaven, managing director of ISO Spaces.

Work begins on £2 million Digital Innovation Farm Tech Box Park

Work has begun to build a £2 million digital innovation centre for Gloucestershire agri-tech firms at Hartpury College and...

An artist’s impression of how Gloucester Brewery’s new taproom at the city’s Docks will look post conversion.

New Gloucester Brewery warehouse bar opens at Gloucester Docks

Gloucester Brewery officially launched its new 2,500 square foot Dock-side bar on Friday 24 September 2021, also opening its...

Speakers at the launch event for Gloucestershire College’s £3m Advanced Digital Academy: (from L to R) Matthew Burgess, college principal, Cllr Victoria Atherstone, Cheltenham Borough Council, Andy Bates, chief finance officer at the college, Tim Atkins, of Cheltenham Borough Council, Kristine Scott, partner at HCR, Bruce Gregory, of Hub8 and Madeline Howard, of CyNam. #CyberGlos badge

Gloucestershire College’s academy launch reveals a county bristling with confidence

The official opening of Gloucestershire College’s £3 million Advanced Digital Academy and Hub8 co-working space has revealed...

JD Sports is opening at Regent Arcade, with a shopfront on Cheltenham’s High Street.

JD Sports is opening a new Cheltenham store in Regent Arcade

JD Sports will be the latest brand to open in Regent Arcade shopping centre, replacing Cheltenham’s vacant Top Shop unit.

Heath Gunter has been named as the chief executive of Cheltenham Business Improvement District.

Cheltenham BID appoints new chief executive

Powerful business group Cheltenham BID has named Heath Gunter as its new chief executive.

Lilian Faithfull Care’s Astell House residents are some of the first in the UK to be offered the Covid-19 booster vaccination.

Booster vaccine roll-out starts at Lilian Faithfull Care

Astell House residents in Cheltenham will be among the first people in the UK to be offered the booster dose of the Covid-19...

Julian Dunkerton says Superdry is ending 2021 with a return to growth and a new sense of direction.

Superdry back on track for growth

Gloucestershire-based fashion brand Superdry said it was ending the year strongly and was back on track for growth, after the...

Organisers of Gloucestershire Day 2021 hope as many people as possible will join in to help celebrate and showcase the county across social media.

Gloucestershire Day launched to celebrate the county

The whole county is being invited to join in with the Gloucestershire Day celebrations on Tuesday 21 September 2021 – with...

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