Friday 19 January 2018

Gloucestershire news

Get the latest Gloucestershire news for Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury – exclusively written by the SoGlos team.

Tempestora are one of the bands to have already used Live @ Gloucester Studio.

New music video service launched in Gloucester

Local musician and video editor Joe Banyard has launched an exciting new project that he hopes will put Gloucestershire’s live...

Live music venue The Front Rooms in Cheltenham has closed.

The Front Rooms in Cheltenham closes down

The Front Rooms in Cheltenham, the town’s newest live music venue, has closed down.

The crazy annual tradition has been cancelled for 2010.

Cheese Rolling 2010 cancelled

The annual Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling 2010 event has been cancelled, with plans for a 2011 event already underway.

Edward Jenner is featured on a new spring postage stamp.

Edward Jenner postage stamp launched

One of Gloucestershire’s most famous residents, the immunologist Edward Jenner, has been commemorated in a Royal Mail postage...

The Yew Tree Inn is flying the flag for Gloucestershire.

The Yew Tree Inn wins Wine Pub of the Year

Reputed Newent pub The Yew Tree Inn has scooped a coveted win and a finalist nomination for Wine Pub of the Year, in two national...

Calcot Spa at Calcot Manor has been named a hotel spa favourite.

Calcot Spa is a Condé Nast runner up

Calcot Spa in the Cotswolds is a runner-up in the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Spa Awards 2010, making it one of the world’s...

Gloucester now has its very own Nando’s, situated at shopping centre Gloucester Quays.

Nando's restaurant opens at Gloucester Quays

The designer shopping centre Gloucester Quays welcomed a hot and spicy addition today, as chicken chain Nando’s opens.

The School of Saatchi students will be visiting Sudeley Castle in the next episode.

Sudeley Castle on School of Saatchi

Sudeley Castle will be the setting for the next episode of the BBC Two series School of Saatchi, being shown this coming Monday.

Hotel Chain of the Year Award winner, von Essen, includes The Greenway in Cheltenham.

von Essen wins Hotel Chain of the Year award

von Essen hotels, the chain with three luxurious hotels in Gloucestershire, won the Gold Award for Hotel Chain of the Year...

Celebrate Gloucestershire arts, entertainment and leisure, with’s brand new widgets.

Gloucestershire widgets unveiled’s snazzy new what’s on widgets allow users to keep up-to-date with the very best events, and celebrate Gloucestershire,...

Badminton, football and cricket will now be played in the new sports hall.

More sports at Cheltenham leisure centre

New cricket, badminton and football facilities are now available at leisure@cheltenham’s sports hall, completing the multi-million...

A special service will be held at Westminster Abbey to remember the veterans of World War I.

Relatives of World War I veterans wanted

Gloucestershire relatives of World War I veterans are being invited to a special Remembrance Day service at Westminster Abbey,...

Some library charges will be increasing in Gloucestershire from November.

Gloucestershire library charges increasing

Charges for a number of services at libraries across Gloucestershire libraries will be increasing from November, with some...

Tosca was due to be the first performance screened this season.

Metropolitan Opera cancelled in Cheltenham

The popular Metropolitan Opera screenings held for two years at Cineworld Cheltenham will not be going ahead during the 2009...

Le Champignon Sauvage in Cheltenham is named the sixth best restaurant in the UK.

Le Champignon Sauvage in UK’s top ten restaurants

The Cheltenham restaurant Le Champignon Sauvage has been named one of the top ten restaurants in the UK, in the new Good Food...

The Cotswolds prove a popular pull for hen parties.

Hen parties flock to The Cotswolds

Economising brides-to-be are forgoing foreign hen weekends for celebrations closer to home, with the Cotswolds featuring in...

Cotswold Spring Brewery’s Old Sodbury Mild proves a worthy winner of Gloucestershire Beer of the Year 2010.

Old Sodbury Mild wins Beer of the Year

Cotswold Spring’s Old Sodbury Mild is the 2010 Gloucestershire Beer of the Year, beating 45 ales from across the county...

Most Haunted cast and crew arrive at The Edward Jenner Museum for a spot of ghost hunting.

Most Haunted at The Edward Jenner Museum

The Most Haunted television cast and crew went ghost hunting at The Edward Jenner Museum this month, as part of the phenomenally...

Crackers provided an alternative venue for city clubbers, including trance fans at the monthly Toadstool night.

Crackers in Gloucester closes down

Popular Gloucester nightclub Crackers has closed down after 23 years in business, it has been announced.

Gloucester’s Travelodge opened with a bang this week.

Travelodge opens at Gloucester Quays

Gloucester welcomed the arrival of its very own Travelodge this week, with a brand new hotel situated at Gloucester Quays.

The Lottery funding will be used to improve two of Gloucester’s most important cultural offerings.

Gloucester museums to receive Lottery funding boost

Gloucester’s two main museums are both set to receive a major makeover, thanks to investment secured from the Heritage Lottery...

An array of Saxon finds have been made in the grounds of The Edward Jenner Museum.

Saxon nunnery found at Edward Jenner Museum

With just a week to go on this year’s archaeological dig, the University of Bristol team make an exciting discovery at The...

Sudeley Castle has been voted one of the top 5 gardens in the south west.

Sudeley Castle is a Gardeners’ World favourite

Sudeley Castle in Winchcombe has been given the thumbs-up by Gardeners’ World readers, who have voted its gardens as one of...

Highnam Court owner Roger Head awards Theresa Hovard with the coveted prize.

Green Man awarded to Highnam Court Visitor

An expertly carved Green Man has been awarded to one lucky Oxfordshire resident, as Theresa Hovard wins first prize in the...

Cotswolds deli and bistro Moore to Eat opened its doors this spring.

Moore to Eat opens in Bourton-on-the-Water

The Cotswolds has a brand new local produce Deli, as Moore to Eat opens its doors in the heart of Bourton-on-the-Water.

GWR staff present the Glaser family with their great big golden train tickets.

One millionth visitor at GWR

The one millionth visitor climbed aboard one of Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway’s steam trains last weekend, making their...

Dig out the afro wigs and flares for a night at Fever in Gloucester.

Fever Gloucester nightclub opens

Fever, Gloucester’s very own 70s, 80s and 90s nightclub opened this April, following the success of the popular Cheltenham...

General manager Jay Clements and head chef Rob Dudley raise a glass in celebration of their awards.

Cheltenham Regency Hotel scoops AA awards

Cheltenham Regency Hotel is celebrating a successful AA inspection this month, having garnered three stars for its accommodation...

The Express by Holiday Inn Cheltenham celebrates its first anniversary.

Express by Holiday Inn Cheltenham anniversary

One of Cheltenham’s newest hotels celebrated its one year anniversary this month, marking the occasion with a spangly new illuminated...

Cheltenham’s newest restaurant, Mango, opened at The Brewery this March.

Mango restaurant opening at The Brewery

Mango, the newest restaurant at The Brewery in Cheltenham, officially opened fresh for the Gold Cup crowds this March.

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