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Local firm wins contract to transform Kings Square

Gloucester based construction firm E G Carter & Co Ltd has been appointed by Gloucester City Council to take forward plans for the £5m transformation of Kings Square. The project will see significant improvements made to the city centre square with the...

Resurfacing scheme completed on Gloucester’s London Road

Resurfacing work in London Road in Gloucester has been completed as part of the county council’s £150 million investment in the county’s roads. The work was carried out between 21 and 28 September as the surface between the Cheltenham Road junction and Barnwood Road...

Recycling centres switch to winter opening hours

Household Recycling Centres in Gloucestershire will be moving to winter opening hours from this weekend. Pyke Quarry, in Stroud will also be going back to its normal pre-covid opening days from 25 October as well as winter opening hours, 10am until 4pm. The site has...

Gloucester welding specialists come to Team BRIT’s rescue

A firm of welding specialists based in Gloucester has helped a team of disabled racing drivers after it had some key equipment stolen. R-Tech Welding Equipment, a leading manufacturer and supplier of welding machines and plasma cutters to a range of  industries,...

Community Garden set to Bloom

A scheme to turn an overgrown and unloved patch of land into a community garden will receive funding from Gloucester City Council after councillors agreed to back the project. The area known as ‘The Rose Garden’ on the corner of London Road and Great...

Renewed appeal for witnesses to rape in Tredworth

Police investigating the rape of a young teenage boy in the Tredworth area are renewing their appeal for witnesses. Officers received a report on Friday that a boy had been raped in Tredworth Cemetery between 8pm and 9.20pm on Sunday 11 October. Investigating officers...

4 New Affordable Homes in Cathedral City

4 new high-quality affordable homes have been built at Lichfield Road in Cathedral City Estate, off Eastern Avenue. The new development on a former garage site and parking area was built by local construction company, Aqua Construction, and brings three new 2-bed...

‘Long-lost’ medieval friary uncovered in Gloucester

Archaeologists have found the remains of a medieval friary in Gloucester following the demolition of the former multi-storey carpark on Bruton Way. Historians have been attempting to pinpoint the location of the ‘Whitefriars’ Carmelite Friary for decades....

Consultation launches for A417 ‘Missing Link’ designs

Highways England has launched a consultation on its updated designs for the ‘A417 Missing Link’. The planned upgrade of the A417, a key route linking the South West and Midlands, will see a single lane stretch of carriageway between the Brockworth bypass and Cowley...

Luke Jerram’s Gaia Opens at Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral and Ecclesiastical Insurance Group are delighted to announce that Gaia is now open to the public until 1 November 2020.  Tickets are still available so book online now to avoid disappointment. How to get a ticket: Online...

Man injured in collision on Shurdington Road

A 59-year-old man was taken to hospital following a collision in Cheltenham on Saturday. Emergency services were called to a report of the collision involving a red Mini Cooper and a pedestrian near to the Cheese Rollers Inn on Shurdington Road at 7pm. The pedestrian...

Police appeal for witnesses following collision in Plock Court

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident at Plock Court in Gloucester on Monday. It followed a report of a collision between a grey Peugeot saloon and a black Volkswagen Golf at around 5.45pm. The occupants of both vehicles then ran off. Officers are...

Horton Road resurfacing begins Tuesday

The resurfacing of part of Horton Road in Gloucester will begin on Tuesday. The planned work is to be carried out at night between the 6th and the 13th of October. The road will be closed between 7pm to 7am during the weekdays. It will not be closed on...

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