Gloucestershire Airport

Approved for takeoff – Gloucestershire Airport development

Scheme to provide 30,000 sqm of commercial and industrial floor spaceCompleted development forecast to deliver around 1,520 new jobsSite allocated for development in Tewkesbury Borough Council’s emerging Local PlanTewkesbury Borough Council today resolved to approve Gloucestershire Airport’s planning application for proposed new commercial development on land between Anson and Meteor business parks – known as CGX Connect.The Planning Committee members…

Cycle route

West Cheltenham cycling and walking work starts sooner than planned

Gloucestershire County Council has brought forward the next stage of construction of the West Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme (WCTIS) which includes £1.6million of walking and cycling improvements, with work starting in January 2021.Work along the A40, at Telstar Way and on Benhall roundabout in Cheltenham will start before the end of the Arle Court roundabout phase of improvements are complete,…

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New careers campaign video from The Golden Valley highlights diversity in cyber sector

Young people can enjoy long and successful careers in the cyber industry – one of the fastest-growing sectors on the planet – regardless of background or gender.That’s the key message in a new video featuring leading lights from Cheltenham’s cyber community showcasing the sector’s wealth of opportunities available to young people.The video has been produced by the team behind The…

Gloucestershire Airport

A positive future for Gloucestershire Airport

Runway improvement work will go ahead at Gloucestershire Airport, securing a positive and sustainable future for the business.A number of recommendations were agreed earlier this month at full council meetings at both Cheltenham Borough and Gloucester City Councils.  The councils are joint shareholders of the airport.It has been recognised for some time that substantial runway improvement works would be needed…

New industrial units for Cheltenham's Enterprise Centre

New industrial units for Cheltenham’s Enterprise Centre

Three new light industrial units have now been fully let at Enterprise Way in Cheltenham. The new units are built to a high specification, fit for the 21st century, offering an industrial space with full height roller shutter doors, ultrafast broadband and dedicated parking.This development is the second phase of construction at the centre, with the first phase built in…

Building work starts at Leckhampton High School

Ground-breaking work starts on The High School in Leckhampton

Building work for the new secondary school in Cheltenham began today with a ground breaking ceremony to kick-start the next phase of this £30 million project.The ceremony was attended by councillors and representatives of Balcarras, the academy trust that is sponsoring the school, and marked the beginning of the work on the brand new secondary school building, which will include…

Aerial shot of Cheltenham

Are you moving to Cheltenham?

New campaign launched to attract new business and investment into Cheltenham 11 September 2020 Cheltenham has today launched a new campaign to encourage business growth and investment in the town. Developed by Cheltenham Borough Council and its destination and place marketing arm Marketing Cheltenham alongside Cheltenham BID and local brand agency ASHA, the new ‘We’re Moving to Cheltenham’ initiative seeks…

The Brewery Quarter Cheltenham at dusk

New Task Force formed to spearhead Cheltenham’s economic recovery

A new Economic Recovery Task Force has been formed to spearhead Cheltenham’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Hosted by Cheltenham Borough Council, the new Task Force, which met for the first time today, brings together senior leaders from across the public and private sector to help drive forward the town’s economic recovery.Building on the success of the former Cheltenham Development…

Cheltenham Regency buildings

Cheltenham voted best place to live in the South West

In March Cheltenham was voted the best place to live in the South West 2020 by The Sunday Times with its education, culture and connectivity highlighted amongst its best attributes. Cheltenham is no stranger to such accolades, having been voted by The Telegraph in 2014 as the best place in the UK to raise a family. This latest recognition highlights…

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