CITY CENTRE NEWS

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 are really...

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 to it reaching the end of...

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 to treat themselves to an experience...

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 up...

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 between 7pm...

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 per cent less waste...

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 up to...

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...

Gloucester house prices down by 2.8%

House prices in Gloucester decreased by 2.8% in July, despite witnessing a 3.9% rise over the last 12 months. The latest data from the Office of National Statistics shows that the average property in the area sold for £195,946 – significantly lower than the UK average...

Trading standards officers seize the day

Trading standards seized a large quantity of tobacco from two cars in Gloucester city centre on Friday, 31st August. The illegal tobacco had been stashed in an Audi Quattro which had been permanently parked in a car park on Sinope Street and used as a storage location...

Woman taken to hospital after fall

A woman was taken to hospital yesterday after suffering a fall. Paramedics were called to Hanman Road in Gloucester at around 6:15pm. The woman was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

Power restored to 4000 properties in Gloucester

Western Power Distribution say engineers have managed to restore power to around 4,000 properties in Gloucester City Centre this evening. The fault was caused by an underground power cable. Engineers were able to isolate the cable which will be repaired later. A...

Overnight resurfacing on the A48 Chaxhill

To help keep Gloucestershire moving, the county council will be resurfacing part of the A48 at Chaxhill in Westbury-on-Severn from Tuesday 18th September. As part of the county council’s £150 million investment in your highways; crews will be resurfacing the A48...

Firefighters are pushing the bed out for cancer

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) is raising funds for Gloucestershire Oncology Unit this month. Firefighters will be pushing a hospital bed around every fire station in the county, starting from Lydney Fire station on Friday 7th September and finishing...

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