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Police seek council help to prevent gang crime

Gloucester police have received funding from the council to enforce a gang injunction. The order, involving eleven men connected to drug-related violence in Gloucester and Cheltenham, has been partly funded by both Gloucester City and Cheltenham Borough councils. The police asked for contributions in light of the legal costs of the action. According to Cheltenham […]

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Last day for old £5 notes

Out with the old and in with the new. Today is the last day to spend your old cotton paper £5 notes before they are no longer seen as legal tender. You will no longer be able to buy anything with the old notes, however you will be able to swap them for new £5 […]

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Pound falls in value post-Brexit

The value of pound has dropped after the government lost the Supreme Court appeal on process of leaving the EU. The court ruled the government needs the approval of Parliament to trigger Article 50. It is estimated that the pound is about 17% down since Britain voted last June to leave the EU, which sent […]

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Is the wage gap affecting Children?

The gender pay gap. Most common with older people, starting from the moment they start working. But according to a survey done by the market research agency Childwise, which surveyed 2,000 children on an online survey, had shown that British girls receive 20% less pocket money than boys. From the age of five to 16, […]