This is a free event organised by Tewkesbury Rotary Club with a collection made for local charities.
The Movember Foundation is a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives. Since 2003, millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising £402 million and funding over 1,000 projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity. Creating positive change for men’s health by raising awareness and educating men year-round, and through the take-over of the month formerly known as November. GROW YOUR MOUSTACHE For 30 days your moustache turns you into a walking, talking billboard for men’s health.
Could this be the biggest burger in Gloucestershire? Street food seller Clive Williams-Bond is wondering whether his latest creation is the largest burger anywhere in the county. he man who runs Double O’s BBQ...Licensed to Grill in Back of Avon, Tewkesbury, said: “We now have a combination burger on our menu which has over 40 ounces of meat in it. “I just want to know if this is the biggest burger in Gloucestershire?” Clive started his business, based by the River Avon in the town centre, in June. He showed his commitment to it by having the name of his business tattooed on his left ankle. The inked artwork says Licensed to Grill and is above a picture of a James Bond-style gun.
Celebrating not just the business success stories of the county but 20 years of the event itself, the Gloucestershire Business Awards drew more than 700 guests to Cheltenham Racecourse to find out who had taken the honours this year.More than 700 filled the giant Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse for the annual high-point on the county business calendar, this year boasting Randall & Payne as its headline sponsor."We have had many winners over the years (see below for a list) including Renishaw, UCAS, Cult Retail, MF Freeman ltd, Future Advanced Manufacture Ltd. And they keep coming.”
It is the annual event which takes over the centre of Tewkesbury every year and this is what the Tewkesbury Mop Fair looks like from above. According to organiser James Danter, the Mop is one of the cheapest fairs in the country, with prices having been kept the same as in recent years.That means the standard price for young children will be £2 and for teenagers and adults it will be £2.50. James said there will be a small number of exceptions, notably three special rides that will cost between £3 and £4.They will include the Star Flier, a white knuckle 100ft high ride in Spring Gardens. The two-day fair has been staged in Tewkesbury town centre for hundreds of years. Organisers say this year’s is the 407th.