Category: Gloucestershire

St Oswalds Road, Gloucester benefits from the £150m investment

The A417 St Oswalds Road will be resurfaced overnight from Monday 15 October as part of the county council’s £150m investment into Gloucestershire’s roads. St Oswalds Road is a busy route close to Kingsholm Stadium and will be resurfaced due...

/ 27th September 2018

The beauty impact on face of high streets in Gloucester

The beauty business is booming in Gloucester. Since 2010 the number of hairdressers, barbers and nail bars has risen from 55 to 85. That’s an increase of 55%. Retail specialists say the trend is likely to continue as consumers seek...

/ 26th September 2018

New Highways provider announced

Gloucestershire County Council has appointed Ringway Infrastructure Services to deliver the new £245m highways maintenance contract for the county. The contract, set to begin on 1 April 2019, is initially for seven years, with an option to extend year-on-year for...

/ 26th September 2018

Historian returns to Gloucester Cathedral after sell out success at Gloucester History Festival

Following his success during this year’s History Festival, historian and author Adrian Barlow will repeat his sell-out illustrated talk about Victorian stained glass artist and designer, Charles Eamer Kempe. Adrian will discuss the life of Kempe as well as his...

/ 26th September 2018

Hospital admissions of elderly people rising in Gloucestershire Hospitals trust in five years

© Copyright Philip Halling and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. The number of elderly people admitted to hospitals in Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has risen by 10% in five years, according to new NHS data. A...

/ 26th September 2018

A48 at Minsterworth to be resurfaced

The A48 at Minsterworth will be resurfaced overnight next month. The main road running through Minsterworth village is being resurfaced from Monday 15th October to Wednesday 31st October. To minimise disruption on this busy route, the work will take place...

/ 26th September 2018

Midweek closure days announced for county recycling centres

From 28th October Gloucestershire County Council Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) will be closed one day mid-week, either on a Tuesday, a Wednesday or a Thursday. As the evenings get colder and darker, the HRCs across the county receive almost 30...

/ 26th September 2018

Dozens of Gloucester businesses sign up to Refill campaign

Dozens of businesses across Gloucester have signed up to an initiative which allows people to enjoy water when they’re out and about and fill up reusable water bottles for free. Almost 40 local businesses, including cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, signed...

/ 26th September 2018

Revealed: How long traffic jams will add to your journey in Gloucestershire

An unknown quantity for any car journey is how long you might be delayed. Figures released by the Department for Transport reveal how many seconds drivers will spend at a standstill for every mile they travel on an A road....

/ 26th September 2018

Call for volunteers to sit on school admissions panel

© Copyright John Firth and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. Gloucestershire County Council is recruiting volunteers to help provide fair and independent hearings for parents wishing to appeal school admissions decisions. People with excellent listening skills and the ability...

/ 26th September 2018