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Tewkesbury man wanted after violent kebab row found working on Danish pig farm Image

Tewkesbury man wanted after violent kebab row found working on Danish pig farm

The 30-year-old Romanian who fled British justice in April has been found working on a Danish pig farm.

Cheltenham Racecourse sponsors local triple jumper Image

Cheltenham Racecourse sponsors local triple jumper

A Gloucestershire triple jump champion is leaping into 2020 alongside the Home of Jump Racing.

Food industry expert is named as chair of governing council at Gloucestershire University Image

Food industry expert is named as chair of governing council at Gloucestershire University

An expert in the food industry with a CV that takes in stints at Sainsbury’s, Diageo and restaurant chain Wendy’s is the new chair of the governing council of the Royal Agricultural University.

Gloucester businessman uses vast experience in insurance industry to launch new venture Image

Gloucester businessman uses vast experience in insurance industry to launch new venture

Rob Cockle has launched Business Insurance Partnership - what he is calling a "local broker plus" operation.

Shock Christmas Day closure announced by restaurant voted third best in Gloucester Image

Shock Christmas Day closure announced by restaurant voted third best in Gloucester

So Thai at Bearland made the shock announcement that it was closing for good on Christmas Day.

Law firm ready for the new decade after appointing new head of technology Image

Law firm ready for the new decade after appointing new head of technology

A leading law firm with a Cheltenham base have ensured that they are set up for the new decade with the appointment of a new head of technology.

Gloucestershire wine business uncorks £8m investment Image

Gloucestershire wine business uncorks £8m investment

A Cheltenham-based wine brand developer and distributor has received an £8m investment from BGF.

A tree-mendous way to keep the Festive spirit alive and raise thousands for Gloucestershire charity Image

A tree-mendous way to keep the Festive spirit alive and raise thousands for Gloucestershire charity

Longfield Care Hospice will be collecting Christmas Trees next week and hope to raise more than £25,000 for charity in the process.

OPEN AGAIN: Boots Corner closure scrapped by Gloucestershire County Council Image

OPEN AGAIN: Boots Corner closure scrapped by Gloucestershire County Council

Gloucestershire County Council has ignored the pleas from Cheltenham Borough Council to keep Boots Corner closed to traffic.

Contractor chosen to lead multi-million pound regeneration of Gloucester's King's Square Image

Contractor chosen to lead multi-million pound regeneration of Gloucester's King's Square

Gloucester City Council have chosen A preferred contractor for the multi-million pound regeneration of Gloucester’s King’s Square.

Gloucestershire business helps Rolls Royce develop first all-electric aeroplane Image

Gloucestershire business helps Rolls Royce develop first all-electric aeroplane

Gloucestershire Airport was the scene of an unveiling that could revolutionise the world of aerospace engineering.

Gloucester-based manufacturer reports 150 per cent rise in profits Image

Gloucester-based manufacturer reports 150 per cent rise in profits

A Gloucester-based family-founded business who are the UK’s largest kitchen worktop e-retailer has reported a 150 per cent increase in profits in the past year.

College rewards students and Gloucestershire companies in 2019 awards ceremony Image

College rewards students and Gloucestershire companies in 2019 awards ceremony

The achievements of students were rewarded at Cirencester College’s annual awards ceremony – with two local employers also recognised for their support of graduating students.

Forest of Dean anti-littering campaign receives Lucozade Ribena boost Image

Forest of Dean anti-littering campaign receives Lucozade Ribena boost

Lucozade Ribena Suntory is funding an additional two years of Love Your Forest - the Forest of Dean's anti-litter campaign.

City council finally admits £54 million spent Image

City council finally admits £54 million spent

We suggested as much in our previous article, but Gloucester City Council has finally admitted it is the buyer that spent £54 million on a business park.

Estate agent reveals the foundations on which it built a growing business Image

Estate agent reveals the foundations on which it built a growing business

It was seen as something of a gamble when Naylor Powell decided to move from their city centre offices into Gloucester Docks just over a decade ago.

Charity celebrates raising more than £2m in 2019 Image

Charity celebrates raising more than £2m in 2019

Patients with cancer, heart conditions and in critical care are just some of the thousands of people whose lives have been touched by an unprecedented number of donations.

Price of an average Cheltenham houses rose by £25 PER DAY over the course of the last decade Image

Price of an average Cheltenham houses rose by £25 PER DAY over the course of the last decade

The average price of a Cheltenham house has risen by nearly £25 per day over the last decade, a report into pricing data by real estate experts has revealed.

Some of the best Gloucestershire business stories from 2019 Image

Some of the best Gloucestershire business stories from 2019

Our mission – if it is not too obvious to say so – is to tell the stories of Gloucestershire businesses, and this year there have been some exceptional tales.

County Council puts 1.99 per cent increase in council tax bills forward for public consultation Image

County Council puts 1.99 per cent increase in council tax bills forward for public consultation

A draft budget for the 2020/21 financial year was approved by Gloucestershire County Council’s cabinet earlier today and will now go forward to a period of public consultation.

Owners of empty Gloucestershire homes could be hit with 300 per cent increase in council tax bill Image

Owners of empty Gloucestershire homes could be hit with 300 per cent increase in council tax bill

Stroud District Council is taking action to tackle the housing shortage by forcing owners of properties that have been left empty for long periods to pay a 300 per cent increase on their council tax bills.

Hundreds attend Cheltenham charity carol concert Image

Hundreds attend Cheltenham charity carol concert

An estimated 500 guests gathered at Cheltenham’s Christ Church for an uplifting evening of festive music - raising thousands of pounds for a much-loved charity.

Cheltenham Cyber Central plans to be revealed as public consultation starts Image

Cheltenham Cyber Central plans to be revealed as public consultation starts

The good folk of Gloucestershire will get their first glimpse of the masterplan for the proposed Cyber Central development in Cheltenham early in the New Year.

Forest Green Rovers to move out of home of 130 years as stadium plans are approved Image

Forest Green Rovers to move out of home of 130 years as stadium plans are approved

Forest Green Rovers should be playing in their state-of-the-art wooden stadium near to junction 13 of the M5 motorway by the middle of the next decade.

The missing piece to your Christmas list? Image

The missing piece to your Christmas list?

If you are still puzzled about what to get to complete your Christmas present list we could hold the missing pieces you need for the big day right here at Punchline.

Are you looking to promote your business in 2020? Image

Are you looking to promote your business in 2020?

The past year has been a record-breaker for Punchline-Gloucester.com.

Be part of Punchline's biggest edition in 2020 - The Annual Image

Be part of Punchline's biggest edition in 2020 - The Annual

The first edition of Punchline in 2020 will be our biggest edition of the year.

An important update about our Punchline Daily email newsletter Image

An important update about our Punchline Daily email newsletter

If you are a regular reader of our daily email newsletter bringing you all the most important business stories direct to your in-box, then we have an update for you.

Hundreds of apprenticeships and brimming full of news and views Image

Hundreds of apprenticeships and brimming full of news and views

If you have not got your hands on a hard copy of the most recent Punchline business magazine and can not wait any longer, think of this as an early Christmas present.

Record-breaking figures for Gloucester Quays' Christmas market Image

Record-breaking figures for Gloucester Quays' Christmas market

The Victorian Christmas Market at Gloucester Quays has been announced as a record-breaker with more than half-a-million visitors leading to record footfall and sales figures.

College staff and pupils smash target for food bank donations Image

College staff and pupils smash target for food bank donations

Challenged to collect 500 items for food banks, students, parents and staff at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College’s Berkeley Green UTC smashed their target.

Gloucester City confirm start date for construction work at new stadium Image

Gloucester City confirm start date for construction work at new stadium

Work will begin on Gloucester City Football Club’s new stadium in the first week of 2020.

Woman faces court after 'fatal attraction' obsession with Gloucestershire school headteacher Image

Woman faces court after 'fatal attraction' obsession with Gloucestershire school headteacher

A Gloucestershire school headmaster has told of his seven month 'nightmare ordeal' being stalked by the mother of one of his pupils after she became obsessed with him.

Merry Christmas and a happy new year to all – from Punchline Image

Merry Christmas and a happy new year to all – from Punchline

As many begin the grand depart for Christmas holidays we here at Punchline wanted to wish everyone – working or not – the very, very best.

University name innovation centre in honour of Gloucestershire businessman Image

University name innovation centre in honour of Gloucestershire businessman

A centre for rural innovation at the Royal Agricultural University has been named in honour of agriculturalist, businessman and philanthropist John Oldacre.

Leading lawyer joins board of Severn Glocon Image

Leading lawyer joins board of Severn Glocon

As we sign-off on 2019 a little something caught our eye we thought worthy of mention.

Milestone School reaches fundraising target Image

Milestone School reaches fundraising target

The Chamwell Centre Charity has reached its fundraising target of £5.1 million needed to complete the building of the centre at The Milestone School.

Split in half: Report recommends changes after criticising Marketing Gloucester and City Council Image

Split in half: Report recommends changes after criticising Marketing Gloucester and City Council

An independent review in to Marketing Gloucester has called for the organisation to be split in two with Gloucester City Council assuming responsibility for the city’s events programme.

It's decision day (again) for Forest Green Rovers' stadium plans Image

It's decision day (again) for Forest Green Rovers' stadium plans

Just six months after seeing their plans for a new 5,000 seat stadium rejected by Stroud District Council, Forest Green Rovers will try again for a second time tonight.

Pair who founded Cotswolds food company are named as Food Heroes in industry awards Image

Pair who founded Cotswolds food company are named as Food Heroes in industry awards

The founders of a Cotswolds company that produce organic and plant-based food have been named Food Heroes at a prestigious national industry awards ceremony.

Management buyout of well-known Gloucestershire business Image

Management buyout of well-known Gloucestershire business

A Gloucester-based glazing specialist has been purchased by its current management team.

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