Pets at Home ready to open in Cirencester this November

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: SEEKING LICENCE: Pets at Home at the Arnison Centre, Durham, where restaurant chain Frankie and Benny's has applied to have a drinks licence. Picture: TOM BANKS

11:15am Monday 27th October 2014

PETS at Home is moving to Cirencester, investing more than £350,000 in a new store opening on Friday, November 21.

New catering business set to cook up a storm

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10:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW catering business is cooking up a storm in the Cotswolds.

Reader picture: Reflections on a South Cerney lake

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9:33am Monday 20th October 2014

Reflections on a South Cerney lake Based on information supplied by .

New owners for pub after Inn at Fossebridge sold for £1.85million

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The Inn at Fossebridge

2:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A RIVERSIDE pub has been sold to new owners for an asking price of £1.85 million freehold.

Royal Mail to recruit 760 festive workers in Swindon

4:37pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

ROYAL Mail is looking to recruit about 760 temporary workers in Swindon to help sort its Christmas mailbag.

World Mental Health Day: Cotswold businesses urged to tackle stigma

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

BUSINESSES across the Cotswolds are being urged to talk about mental health on World Mental Health Day today.

Farmor's students cook up a storm with logo-themed baking competition

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:37pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FAIRFORD school whipped up a creative way of encouraging more students to get involved in business, by organising a logo-themed bake-off.

St James' Place is highly commended for work with apprentices

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:03pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A CIRENCESTER business has won a top prize after it was recognised as a firm that it grows its own talent through apprentices.

Cirencester party shop closes its doors after ten years

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Janinka Diverio outside the Cirecnester Party Shop (10163328)

1:20pm Monday 15th September 2014

COTSWOLD Party Services has moved to a new building in Brinkworth after closing its Cirencester shop.

McDonald's staff ride 52 miles for family charity

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

STAFF from a local McDonald’s branch have completed a gruelling 52-mile bike ride to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

Malmesbury photographer snaps 360 degree tours of local businesses

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

PICTURES taken by a Malmesbury photographer can be seen on Google Maps, allowing viewers to take a 360 degree tour of a pub or hotel before they visit.

Money comparison site in Cirencester is fifth largest in UK

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

SLEEPY Cirencester boasts the fifth largest money comparison site, one many people have not even heard of yet.

Homecare company keeps clients hydrated

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: DoCare Specialist Team Leader Deb Atkins with the new water bottle

12:05pm Friday 1st August 2014

A HOMECARE company has tapped into a way to keep its team hydrated.

Tetbury businessman receives top award

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:48am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TETBURY businessman has received a prestigious award for his work in promoting health and safety across Gloucestershire.

Great reader's photograph of Malmesbury

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Mobile Send Your News

2:59pm Thursday 17th July 2014

This picture of the sun setting over Malmesbury beside the new Waitrose was taken by David Spray of Willow View Close, Malmesbury.

Tetbury business manager takes on ocean challenge for charity

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A TETBURY business manager has set herself the challenge to swim one kilometre in the sea to raise awareness for the protection of the British coastline.

Japanese royalty receive tour of Cotswold hotel

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Left to right: Assistant restaurant manager Sunil George, Prince Akishino, Princess Kiko Akishino and general manager Paul Thompson

6:22am Tuesday 8th July 2014

ROYALTY took a tour around an Upper Slaughter hotel and restaurant earlier this week.

Stars on sale for charity

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Georgia Buffoni with one of her stars (7666084)

10:48am Monday 30th June 2014

A CIRENCESTER businesswoman is helping to ensure other young people with autism can reach their potential after taking over Pick a Pot & Paint on Blackjack Street.

Hopeful future for Bourton business group

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Picturesque Bourton

12:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

CONCERNS that a prominent North Cotswolds chamber of commerce branch could close after its chairman announced he may stand down have vanished after he agreed to stay in post.

Two motorcyclists seriously injured after B4425 Arlington Pike collision

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Masked robbers strike at Ilkley store

12:04pm Monday 16th June 2014

TWO men are in hospital with serious injuries following a road traffic collision after the motorcycles they were driving collided on Saturday, June 14 on the B4425 between Barnsley and Bibury.

Tetbury inn presented with top award

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: David Hancock, holding book, from Sawday's Pubs and Inns of England and Wales, hands over the certificate for winner of the best pub with rooms award to Kate Lewis and Chris York, owners of the Royal Oak in Tetbury

6:00am Friday 13th June 2014

A TETBURY inn was presented with a top industry award for being one of the country’s best pubs with rooms.

Businesses singled out and celebrated for being cool in the Cotswolds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Oli ran a competition in the Standard calling for readers to send in a photo of themselves doing something cool in the Cotswolds. The winner was Jon Salmon of Northleach who took this photo while upside down over Bourton won 2 tickets to the party in June

7:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

WHEN people think of the Cotswolds this June they will hopefully no longer picture Roman ruins, tweed suits and hunting dogs thanks to one man's mission to change people's perceptions of the district.

Young auction star joins town firm

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Piers Critchlow has joined Moore Allen & Innocent in Cirencester.

8:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

One of the youngest antiques auctioneers in the country has picked up the gavel at Moore Allen & Innocent in Cirencester.

New head of business development for Cotswolds' biggest event

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Suzanne Killick has taken on the role of deputy director business development for the Royal International Air Tattoo

5:38pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

A NEW head of business development has touched down at the Cotswold headquarters of the world’s biggest military airshow.

Business networking event ready to tee off

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Lee Simpson, left, and James Gabriele who have started up the Business Driver Network (4749185)

4:32pm Friday 9th May 2014

A NEW business network group for Gloucestershire and Wiltshire is getting ready to tee off.

Savills sponsors Rio 2016 cycling hopeful from Tetbury

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5:02pm Monday 5th May 2014

SAVILLS has announced its sponsorship of Gloucestershire-based 2016 Olympic Games cycling hopeful James Lowsley-Williams.

Plans to make the Cotswolds more tourist-friendly

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Complacency has left the Cotswolds at risk of unwanted development

10:00am Thursday 1st May 2014

A NEW organisation to boost tourism in the Cotswolds is to be set up.

Designer shop closes its doors for the final time in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Judy Price, left, and Jane Tully who are retiring after 30 years at Wardrobe in The Woolmarket

7:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A CIRENCESTER clothes shop is closing its doors for the final time on Saturday, after supplying the town for over 30 years.

Tetbury energy boss welcomes enquiry into the "big six"

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Tetbury energy boss welcomes enquiry into the "big six"

9:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE leader of a Tetbury energy firm has welcomed the prospect of a competition inquiry into the ‘big six’ energy companies.

Lechlade charity garden looks to hire a trainee

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Lechlade charity garden looks to hire a trainee

5:00pm Monday 31st March 2014

A CHARITY garden in Lechlade is looking to recruit a trainee to spend a year learning about all aspects of horticulture.

Lechlade Festival crowned Midlands champion in Countryside Alliance Awards

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Lechlade Music Festival nominated for two awards

10:00am Monday 31st March 2014

LECHLADE Festival organisers have been invited to a winners' reception at the House of Lords next month to hear if they have secured a prestigious award.

New garden machinery repair centre plants itself in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jez Crook, left, and Nick Dyer of Cirencester Garden Machinery Service and Repair Centre

1:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

A BRAND new garden machinery repair centre has planted itself on Love Lane Industrial Estate in Cirencester, ready to serve enthused gardeners just in time for spring.

Company celebrates 35 years of serving Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Company celebrates 35 years of serving Cirencester

12:00pm Thursday 27th March 2014

A WELL-KNOWN home store in Cirencester will mark 35 years this year.

Businesses tee off as a team thanks to new golfing and networking company

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Lee Simpson and James Gabriele have launched new company Business Driver

6:20am Thursday 27th March 2014

BUSINESSES will be teeing off as a team, as a new company sets to bring working professionals together through playing golf.

New Minchinhampton business promotes flexible working

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Tracey Adams of the Flexible Resource Company

2:19pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A NEW recruitment business has been launched in Minchinhampton which aims to encourage more companies to adopt a flexible working approach.

Black swan

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Black swan

5:00pm Monday 17th March 2014

This black swan was watched as he swam up and down the river in Bibury this weekend Based on information supplied by Shelley Steptoe.

Evening talk on avoiding lower limb lameness in horses

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Gil Riley who is presenting the talk

8:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

HORSE LOVERS can learn more about how to care for their equine friends with a health care evening at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester.

Independent shops in Cirencester to benefit from rate relief scheme

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cotswold District Council warn residents to be wary of cold callers who claim to represent it

5:00pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

INDEPENDENT shops are to benefit from a rate relief scheme that aims to pump £1.4 million back into the district’s economy.

Red Lion pub enjoys roaring success

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Landlord Tom Gee and chef Chris White in the restaurant at the Red Lion in Cricklade, named as one of the top fifty gastro-pubs in the country

11:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

STAFF at a Cricklade pub have plenty to smile about after picking up a string of awards over the past year.

Motor dealership Mitsubishi drives flood relief efforts

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Volunteer driver Stuart Smith, Heather Venn, chairman of FLAG, Cllr David Fothergill and volunteer driver Tim Holmes with the Mitsubishi L200s at Burrowbridge, Somerset

10:08am Wednesday 5th March 2014

CIRENCESTER based Mitsubishi Motors have handed two 4x4 vehicles over to volunteers in Somerset to help with the flood relief effort and clean-up.

Business leaders of tomorrow inspired at Westonbirt school talk

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (From left) Westonbirt student Tomi Lijadu, Qing Lin and student Lucy Marsh

12:00pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE businesswoman Qing Lin inspired female entrepreneurs of tomorrow at Westonbirt School.

South West MEP welcomes eCig regulations

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: South West MEP Graham Watson says regulation of electronic cigarettes is welcome but more should be done to maintain freedom to choice

12:41pm Thursday 20th February 2014

A EURO-MP representing the Standard's region has broadly welcomed a tentative agreement between the European Commission and MEPs on the regulation of electronic cigarettes but says more needs to be done to maintain “the freedom to choose”.

Success for local writing students

4:12pm Thursday 5th September 2013

PRESS RELEASE Success for New Brewery Arts Creative Writing Students Five of the twelve writers reading their work at the Gloucestershire Writers’ Network event at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in October this year studied Creative Writing at New Brewery Arts with Dr Rona Laycock.

Government minister praises Gloucestershire's retail success

9:00am Saturday 16th February 2013

BUSINESS Secretary Vince Cable has met with Gloucestershire enterprise leaders to find out the county's secret of retail success.

Tourism in Gloucestershire brings in £1billion each year

4:00pm Friday 15th February 2013

TOURISM will be top of the agenda at a meeting in Cheltenham later this month.

Business awards launched at Cirencester Chamber of Commerce

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Winners and runners-up of the 2012 Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Awards

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd January 2013

Cirencester Chamber of Commerce launched the 2013 Cirencester Business Awards. Previous winners, judges and sponsors were on hand to lend their support to this prestigious annual event.

Gloucestershire County Council unveils cash boost of £500,000

5:07pm Thursday 30th June 2011

A RAFT of funding to give the economy a shot in the arm has been unveiled by Gloucestershire County Council.

Bibury engineers cycle from John O’Groats to Land’s End for charity

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Bibury engineers cycle from John O’Groats to Land’s End for charity

4:59pm Thursday 30th June 2011

ENGINEERS from Bibury cycled the length of the UK and raised £23,713 for Cancer Research and Air Ambulance sevices.

Tetbury wood specialist Timberpride recognised for high standards

4:55pm Thursday 30th June 2011

TETBURY-BASED wood specialist Timberpride, has been recognised for its high standards of environmental, ecological and ethical practices. The company, a leading European oak and timber specialist, has been awarded PEFC and FSC sustainable certifications.

Funding to improve supply chains

3:05pm Thursday 7th April 2011

MANUFACTURING firms in the South West are to benefit from a share of £7million of Government funding to improve and develop their supply chains.






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