Shurdington Road resurfacing – A move in the right direction

The A46 Shurdington Road between Leckhampton and Warden Hill will be resurfaced overnight from Thursday 1st November as part of our £150m investment into the county’s roads. Shurdington Road in Cheltenham is a busy A road and requires resurfacing due to...

/ 19th October 2018

Super city leak

[Report by Leigh Boobyer – Local Democracy Reporter] Three boards could be set up to transform Gloucestershire, including one to create a city region in-between Gloucester, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury, according to leaked draft documents sent to the county’s key political...

/ 19th October 2018

Gloucester Cathedral to host GCHQ Poppyfall Cascade for World War One Centenary

GCHQ’s giant waterfall of handmade poppies will be on display at Gloucester Cathedral from 17 October to 26 November 2018 as part of the city’s World War One Commemoration. The Poppyfall was created by GCHQ staff and friends to launch...

/ 19th October 2018

Religious hate crime in Gloucestershire increases by more than 50%, figures show

Gloucestershire Police are dealing with more religious hate crime, following a rise in offences after recent terrorist attacks and the EU referendum, official figures show. The latest Home Office data shows a 62% increase in the number of hate crime...

/ 19th October 2018

Police alliance set to be split up next year

A police alliance between three neighbouring authorities is to be split up next year, it has been reported. The marriage of Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Avon and Somerset police forces was formed in 2012 to deliver more roads, dogs and firearms...

/ 19th October 2018

Rise in recorded crime in Gloucester, latest police figures show

Crime has increased year-on-year in Gloucester, according to the latest police recorded figures. There were 11,164 reported offences between July 2017 and June 2018, data from the Office for National Statistics shows. That’s up by 9% on the previous year,...

/ 19th October 2018

Ruroc scoops Barclays’ International Expansion Award

Ruroc Ltd, continues to receive national recognition for innovation after winning the UK International Expansion category at the Barclays’ annual High-Growth & Entrepreneur Awards, which celebrate entrepreneurs’ success, leadership and positive impact on society.     Ruroc design and manufacture...

/ 19th October 2018

Thousands of people in Gloucester already on troubled Universal Credit system

Thousands of people in Gloucester have already been moved to a Universal Credit system amid concerns over whether they will have less money, new figures show. The Labour party claimed this week that the new scheme, which has also been...

/ 19th October 2018

Hundreds of thousands of pounds raised charging NHS staff to park at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust made hundreds of thousands of pounds by charging staff for parking last year, it has been revealed. Figures released by the NHS show the trust raked in £307,700 in the year to March from...

/ 19th October 2018

Olly Murs to perform at Gloucester’s Kingsholm Stadium

Gloucester Rugby have announced Olly Murs will perform at Kingsholm next summer. Olly will perform at Kingsholm Stadium on Friday 7th June as part of Gloucester Rugby’s 2019 season of summer concerts. Stephen Vaughan CEO of Gloucester Rugby said,  “We...

/ 4th October 2018