Batsford Arboretum ‘pops’ with colour this autumn

Sticking to the 10-mph speed limit up a long, elegant, tree-lined avenue to Batsford Arboretum takes some doing. The passing countryside is ‘Cotswold gorgeous’, but the leaf fiesta ahead is the prize. This autumn, particularly it seems at Batsford, the colours are ‘popping’.  And the resultant endorphins are clearing head spaces and providing sanctuary in […]


The Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer come to Gloucestershire

Theresa May and Phillip Hammond are in Gloucestershire today, discussing what impact the Autumn statement will have on businesses. Engineering firm Renishaw, in Nailsworth, is hosting the Prime Minister and Chancellor, showing them how its world-leading R&D connects with Government innovation. Mr Hammond said in yesterday’s budget that it’s good to prepare for a “rainy day”. He added […]