THERE has been a slight decrease in the number of unemployed people in the Cotswolds.

In July, 315 people were unemployed, of which 65 were aged between 18 and 24.

This represents a slight decrease of five from July last year, where there were 310 unemployed and 60 unemployed young people.

Looking at figures from five years ago, there has been a decrease in unemployment of 422, and 115 for young people.