Top Stories

View All
26-10-2020 10:33:34 in General by Andrew Merrell
Angharad Wrigley is a force of nature. If you can imagine all of the directions a business could take and the impact that could have – from disaster, closure, marriage break up, to growth, happiness and evenwild success she has done most of those journeys.  She is currently the catalyst helping support, encourage and drive scores of other businesses in the Forest of Dean and beyo...

Read more...

26-10-2020 08:41:00 in General by Tony Davey, Stroud Chamber of Trade and Commerce
Eight-year-old twins Mina and Rohan Stoten have teamed up with their local pub to sell their own apple juice.  The entrepreneurial siblings heard that North Cerney Primary School was unable to stage its Christmas Fair this year due to the Covid pandemic – an event which raises vital funds.  Inspiration struck, and the pair decided to write to Bathurst Arms landlord, Jor...

Read more...

26-10-2020 08:40:00 in General by Andrew Merrell
How do you stand out and remain true to your core beliefs when those principals have become the clothesdonned by scores of others for the sake of selling products?  It is not a new problem, but Stroud Brewery knew it had to come up with something fresh to help itself stand out from a market place where everyone claims to be he very thing that once set it apart.  We are t...

Read more...

Editor's pick

22 October 2020 8:14
Roots Coffee and Community is more than a café, staging community events, classes, linking with the local primary school for afterschool sessions, keep fit session, and more. It has helped breath a sense of community and belonging into Kingsholm....

Read more...

Featured Story

21 October 2020 10:11
Beat away the thick clouds of covid-related gloom and it becomes clear huge blocks have been pushed into place to ensure the county’s economy can build for the future. ...

Read more...

Featured Story

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. ...

Read more...

Extra

View All
Jobs will be created after family-run Gloucester building firm wins contract for £5m transformation of Kings Square

Jobs will be created after family-run Gloucester building firm wins contract for £5m transformation of Kings Square

23-October-2020
23-October-2020 9:05
in General
by Andrew Merrell
Jobs will be created after family-run Gloucester building firm wins contract for £5m transformation of Kings Square

“A people who are Gloucester born and bred this is special. We are thrilled,&rdquo...

SOS goes out from community business as fundraisers at cafe become stranded in Europe

SOS goes out from community business as fundraisers at cafe become stranded in Europe

22-October-2020
22-October-2020 8:14
in General
by Andrew Merrell
SOS goes out from community business as fundraisers at cafe become stranded in Europe

Staff and friends from a Gloucester café and community business who set out for T...

£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
in General
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...