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Latest coronavirus updates from across Gloucestershire and the UK Image

Latest coronavirus updates from across Gloucestershire and the UK

View the latest data for coronavirus cases and deaths of patients with COVID-19.

EG Carter completes new Twigworth local centre Image

EG Carter completes new Twigworth local centre

Gloucester-based EG Carter has completed the construction of the new local centre for Twigworth, part of a major development by Robert Hitchins Ltd.

Toys R Us heading back to UK Image

Toys R Us heading back to UK

Three and a half years after it closed its Gloucester store, Toys R Us is making a return to the UK.

Beer could rise by 30p a pint with wage rise Image

Beer could rise by 30p a pint with wage rise

The price of a pint of beer could rise by up to 30p with an increase to the minimum wage.



Big profits for tech giants Image

Big profits for tech giants

Tech giants, Google and Microsoft, have both recorded big profits for the quarter.

Nuclear funding model could boost EDF prospects Image

Nuclear funding model could boost EDF prospects

A new finance model could push forward plans for a new nuclear power station at Sizewell C in Suffolk, boosting prospects for EDF.

Nightmare on Elm Street, Cheltenham Image

Nightmare on Elm Street, Cheltenham

Homes on Elm Street in Cheltenham suffer a very real Halloween nightmare when it comes to prices, research shows.

Gloucestershire firm promotes staff Image

Gloucestershire firm promotes staff

A Cheltenham based firm of solicitors is celebrating a whole raft of promotions.

Gloucestershire police 'inadequate' in key areas Image

Gloucestershire police 'inadequate' in key areas

Gloucestershire Police has been severely criticised in a new report, being rated ‘inadequate’ in more than half the areas considered.

Bread knife brandished by man in Bourton-on-the-Water Image

Bread knife brandished by man in Bourton-on-the-Water

A 39-year-old man who brandished a knife and used threatening behaviour in his home street has been sentenced.

Police appeal for witnesses following collision in Moreton-in-Marsh Image

Police appeal for witnesses following collision in Moreton-in-Marsh

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was injured in Moreton in Marsh earlier this month.

Warning as NHS Covid Passport scammers target Gloucestershire residents Image

Warning as NHS Covid Passport scammers target Gloucestershire residents

A number of reports have been received of fraudulent emails.

£20 million of good news for city centre regeneration Image

£20 million of good news for city centre regeneration

Gloucester’s £20 million Levelling Up Fund bid has been approved this afternoon by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

Punchline Talks - Richard Graham MP response to Budget 2021 Image

Punchline Talks - Richard Graham MP response to Budget 2021

Mark Owen, editor of Punchline-Gloucester.com grabbed Richard Graham MP for Gloucester, for his response to the budget - October 2021.

Cheltenham software firm snapped up Image

Cheltenham software firm snapped up

A software firm started in a flat in Cheltenham has been sold to a major Canadian company.

Two businesses ram-raided in Cheltenham Image

Two businesses ram-raided in Cheltenham

Officers are appealing for witnesses to two ram-raids which took placeduring the early hours of Monday morning (October 25).

Sainsbury’s to close Gloucestershire store Image

Sainsbury’s to close Gloucestershire store

A Sainsbury’s Local store in the county is set to close its doors for a final time soon.

GCHQ link up with Amazon to store secret data in the cloud Image

GCHQ link up with Amazon to store secret data in the cloud

Cheltenham-based GCHQ has struck a deal with Amazon the American online tech company to hold secret material in the cloud.


First ever TV advert for Weird Fish Image

First ever TV advert for Weird Fish

Tewkesbury-based clothing brand Weird Fish has launched its first-ever TV advert as part of its ongoing ‘digital transformation’ plan.

Businesses to struggle over living wage rise Image

Businesses to struggle over living wage rise

Businesses are facing a ‘cashflow squeeze’ and will struggle to absorb a higher national living wage as proposed for the budget.

New plan sets out vision for Stroud district for next five years          Image

New plan sets out vision for Stroud district for next five years

Stroud district councillors have approved the new Council Plan, which sets its priorities for the district for the next five years.

Facebook earns £6.5bn despite bad press Image

Facebook earns £6.5bn despite bad press

Facebook has posted better-than-expected profits for the third quarter of this year, as it continues to face bad press over leaked internal documents.

Tewkesbury taking part in Operation Switch Image

Tewkesbury taking part in Operation Switch

The Tewkesbury Neighbourhood Policing Team is taking part in the Operation Switch anti-burglary campaign.

COVID-19 vaccination: Drop-in clinics for young people aged 12 to 15 years during half term Image

COVID-19 vaccination: Drop-in clinics for young people aged 12 to 15 years during half term

NHS leaders in Gloucestershire are encouraging parents to take their eligible children to get vaccinated.

Police target shoplifters in Gloucester Image

Police target shoplifters in Gloucester

Op Furtum will be run regularly around the city in the run-up to Christmas.

Superdry founder buys a million pounds in shares Image

Superdry founder buys a million pounds in shares

Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton has bought nearly a million pounds worth of his company’s shares.

Cotswold inn sold for £700,000 Image

Cotswold inn sold for £700,000

A cosy pub in the Cotswolds will temporarily close for redevelopment after being sold from an asking price of £700,000.

New boss for Cirencester-based Corin Image

New boss for Cirencester-based Corin

International orthopaedic company Corin Group, based in Cirencester, has announced a new CEO - one of two recent senior appointments.

Work underway at Stroud’s new £6.5m medical centre Image

Work underway at Stroud’s new £6.5m medical centre

Construction work is now underway on Stroud’s brand new medical centre, which will deliver GP services to more than 15,000 patients in town.

Successful rankings for Gloucestershire solicitors Image

Successful rankings for Gloucestershire solicitors

Gloucestershire solicitors' firm BPE is celebrating another successful year of legal rankings.

HSBC reports rise in profits Image

HSBC reports rise in profits

HSBC has posted a profit of nearly £4 billion for the quarter to September.

Fatal collision on A417 in Gloucestershire Image

Fatal collision on A417 in Gloucestershire

Investigating officers are appealing for witnesses.

The Growth Hub Stroud is open for business  Image

The Growth Hub Stroud is open for business

The Growth Hub, Stroud held its official opening on Friday (October 22) – more than 18 months after it was originally scheduled.

Small business confidence falls Image

Small business confidence falls

Small business confidence has fallen amid fears over inflation and tax rises, a new study finds, as the Chancellor is urged to act.

Stroud Vigil for the Planet Image

Stroud Vigil for the Planet

Stroud residents and businesses of all political persuasions will be joining a Vigil for the Planet in the town on November 6.

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile coronavirus testing locations 25 to 29 October Image

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile coronavirus testing locations 25 to 29 October

An important part of minimising and managing any future spread of Covid-19.

Flood relief for Tewkesbury Image

Flood relief for Tewkesbury

Gloucestershire County Council is installing a flood relief scheme in Tewkesbury.

Warning following theft of cars and attempted burglaries over the weekend Image

Warning following theft of cars and attempted burglaries over the weekend

Seven incidents were reported between Saturday (October 23) and Monday morning (October 25).

Growth Hub is supporting growth in jobs says independent report Image

Growth Hub is supporting growth in jobs says independent report

The Gloucestershire Growth Hub has supported Gloucestershire businesses to create an estimated 1,200 jobs, according to an independent report.

BREAKING NEWS: Quays to lose another big name Image

BREAKING NEWS: Quays to lose another big name

Gloucester Quays is to lose another major retailer, it has confirmed today (October 22).

VIDEO: £5m regeneration of Gloucester's Kings Square takes shape Image

VIDEO: £5m regeneration of Gloucester's Kings Square takes shape

This week, www.Punchline-Gloucester.com visited King's Square in Gloucester to check up on the area's £5m regeneration scheme.

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