Friday 24 November 2017


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.

The new Wine Library offers the chance to sample a wide range of wines by the glass.

Tivoli Wines launches new tasting room

Independent Cheltenham retailer, Tivoli Wines, has added to its offering with the launch of a brand-new Wine Library, giving...

Uppie helps first-time buyers get on the property ladder with its innovative new concept.

Cheltenham entrepreneurs launch new business to help first-time buyers

Saving for a deposit to get on the property ladder can be a challenge for first-time buyers but Cheltenham-based business,...

Get booking tickets for Giffords Circus’ 2018 summer show now!

Giffords Circus reveals 2018 tour details

Giffords Circus fans will be delighted that details of the 2018 tour have been revealed, with My Beautiful Circus the theme...

StrEAT Pizza is calling all foodie fans to help them restore their beloved van.

StrEAT Pizza launches crowdfunding campaign

Renowned for serving up scrumptious pizzas across the county in their 1970s converted caravan, StrEAT Pizza is asking local...

Whole Foods Market Cheltenham will close in November 2017.

Whole Foods Market Cheltenham's closing date confirmed

It has been confirmed that Whole Foods Market Cheltenham will close in November, following speculation about its future in...

Joules outlet store confirms opening date in time for Christmas.

Joules outlet store confirms opening date at Gloucester Quays

Savvy shoppers can snap up a bargain when the Joules outlet store opens its doors for the first time at Gloucester Quays this...

Calling all Gloucestershire charities, applications are now open.

SoGlos launches search for 2018 charity of the year

With 2017 coming to a close, SoGlos is on the hunt for a new local organisation to be named our charity of the year 2018.

The wait is finally over as The Ivy reveals its opening date.

The Ivy announces opening date

The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie has revealed the opening date for its inaugural restaurant in Gloucestershire, with the anticipated...

Stars of the BBC are set to turn Cirencester’s Christmas lights on.

BBC TV stars to turn on Christmas lights in Cirencester

Cirencester is set to be full of festive cheer when stars of hit BBC mockumentary, This Country, turn on the 2017 Christmas...

Save money on next summer’s International Royal Air Tattoo.

Royal Air Tattoo Earlybird tickets now on sale

Visitors are expected to flock in their thousands to the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 when it returns to Fairford, with...

Snap a selfie with Santa for a chance to win great prizes at The Brewery!

The Brewery Quarter to host Santa Selfie Competition

The Brewery Quarter will be getting into the festive spirit this December, hosting a Santa Selfie Competition for the chance...

SoGlos’s charity of the year, Allsorts announces its Christmas Appeal.

Allsorts charity launches Christmas Appeal

SoGlos’s charity of the year, Allsorts, is ending the year with a bang after announcing its feel-good festive Christmas Appeal,...

Stagecoach West is honouring military personnel during Remembrance weekend.

Stagecoach West offers free travel for military personnel on Remembrance weekend

Stagecoach West is saluting the nation’s military heroes, offering free bus travel for serving and ex-military during...

Get into the seasonal spirit at The Old Stocks Inn’s Après Ski bar.

Seasonal Après Ski bar set to open at The Old Stocks Inn

The Old Stocks Inn is set to add a dose of seasonal charm to the Cotswold hotel when it launches its festive-themed Après Ski...

Could you be next member of the SoGlos team?

SoGlos is recruiting for a deputy editor

SoPublishing is recruiting for one of Gloucestershire’s most exciting journalism roles and is on the hunt for an exceptional...

Whole Foods Market is proposing to close its Cheltenham store.

Future uncertain for Whole Foods Market Cheltenham

The future of Whole Foods Market Cheltenham is uncertain after the American health food chain announced that it’s proposing...

Do you know a business or individual which deserves a 2018 SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Award?

New SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards unveiled

Exciting news for local businesses, as the brand new SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have just been unveiled – with...

SoGlos marked a decade of success with a party at Pittville Pump Room. © Anna Lythgoe.

SoGlos celebrates 10-year anniversary with #soglos10 party

Iconic Cheltenham landmark, Pittville Pump Room, provided a stunning backdrop for SoGlos’s 10th anniversary party, which...

Slimbridge founder, Sir Peter Scott, will inspire the new visitor experiences. Image © WWT.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre receives substantial National Lottery grant

Gloucestershire family attraction, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, is set to enhance its visitor experience after receiving a £4.1million...

Ross & Ross’ crowdfunding appeal will go towards transforming a horsebox into a mobile bar.

Ross & Ross Food launches crowdfunding appeal

Cotswold catering company Ross & Ross Food is set to launch an exciting crowdfunding appeal to help transform a horsebox into...

Ginger and Garlic is now open in the centre of Cheltenham.

Korean restaurant Ginger & Garlic opens in Cheltenham

There’s a new cuisine to try in Cheltenham as Ginger & Garlic opens, serving traditional Korean cuisine and Asian barbecue...

Congratulations to Whole Foods Market Cheltenham on its fifth birthday!

Whole Foods Market Cheltenham celebrates fifth birthday

Whole Foods Market Cheltenham is set to celebrate its fifth birthday in November 2017, marking five year’s success with...

Head to Hillside Brewery to take part in a Pilates class with a difference!

Hillside Brewery launches Beer Pilates Retreat

Get set to enjoy a workout with a difference as Hillside Brewery launches its unique Beer Pilates Retreat in the Forest of...

The Malthouse Collective’s owner Lindsey Butcher is excited about the new retail venture.

The Malthouse Collective set to open in Stroud

An exciting new retail business is set to open its doors in Stroud this autumn, when The Malthouse Collective takes up residence...

Cheltenham’s chic salon re-brands as Ben Ryan Hair.

Pittville Hair salon re-brands as Ben Ryan Hair

Chic Cheltenham salon, Pittville Hair, has been re-branded as Ben Ryan Hair, marking a new chapter from its owner, expert stylist...

Oliver Bonas confirms its eagerly-awaited opening date.

Oliver Bonas confirms opening date in Cheltenham

Fans of the original homeware store, Oliver Bonas, don’t have long to wait as the shop confirms when it is set to open in Cheltenham....

Six Springer Spaniel puppies have been names after Stroud Brewery’s beers.

Puppies named after Stroud Brewery beers

A local beer enthusiast has taken his devotion to the drink to a whole new level, naming his English Springer Spaniel puppies...

More than a dozen local businesses joined the fun to raise awareness and funds for Rugby for Heroes.

Rugby for Heroes clay shoot fundraiser goes with a bang

Rugby for Heroes charity patron Mike Tindall ensured a thrilling day’s shooting went with a bang, at Ian Coley Shooting in...

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall met staff at Kindness & Co during his visit to Cheltenham.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall supports Kindness & Co's charity scheme

Prior to his talk at Cheltenham Literature Festival, celebrity chef and campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall visited Kindness...

Gloucester’s charity hero has announced his next fundraising challenge.

Gloucester's Jamie McDonald reveals next epic charity challenge

Three years after his mammoth 5,000-mile solo run across Canada, Gloucester sporting hero and Pride of Britain winner, Jamie...

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