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23-10-2020 09:05:18 in General by Andrew Merrell
“A people who are Gloucester born and bred this is special. We are thrilled,” is how Sam Carter summed up the news his family’s business will lead the regeneration of Kings Square.  The head of major construction at E G Carter & Co Ltd said the contract would help create jobs in the county and the firm would not be hanging around to get things moving.  &...

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23-10-2020 07:05:00 in General by Andrew Merrell
Sites have been identified in Stroud district for development as the local authority seeks feedback on where it might place as many as 15,400 new homes.  The district council has become a public consultant exercise to gather the views of businesses and residents as it readies itself in case the Government raises its housebuilding targets.  According to the local authority sit...

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23-10-2020 07:00:00 in General by Andrew Merrell
A three-year-old Gloucester boy with a heart condition has had his story immortalised in a book so he can help other children like him.  Naayt Eberle is featured in ‘Naayt and the Great Fete’ – the brainchild of Gloucester charity Heart Heroes, which supports families with children who have heart conditions.  Founder Kelly Cornish wants the book to be read b...

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21 October 2020 9:29
We are delighted to announce that one of Gloucestershire’s best-known firms and a leader in its field, has agreed to support The Raikes Journal....

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20 October 2020 12:05
Lockdown introduced retailers to a white fear they will be glad to leave behind, but as the pandemic marches on one much-loved Cheltenham shoe shop has become more and more sure-footed. ...

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14 October 2020 9:59
It makes for a dramatic headline without a doubt, but it was not a negative message, it was the boss of the county’s most powerful business group talking about what his organisation’s goal is now. ...

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£8.9m cash flows in to make Stonehouse and Stroud canal towns again after a 70 year break

£8.9m cash flows in to make Stonehouse and Stroud canal towns again after a 70 year break

20-October-2020
20-October-2020 9:28
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by Andrew Merrell
£8.9m cash flows in to make Stonehouse and Stroud canal towns again after a 70 year break

Stroud and Stonehouse are set to become canal towns once againfollowing a £8.9 mil...

Heroic efforts of staff team save customer’s life

Heroic efforts of staff team save customer’s life

19-October-2020
19-October-2020 8:57
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by Andrew Merrell
Heroic efforts of staff team save customer’s life

Brian Bullingham’s trip to Hewlett Road Dental Practice was meant to be just a check...

'Long-lost' medieval friary uncovered on site of £85m development

'Long-lost' medieval friary uncovered on site of £85m development

16-October-2020
16-October-2020 6:55
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by Andrew Merrell
'Long-lost' medieval friary uncovered on site of £85m development

The irony that it is only by building on top of something that you will find out what is...