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Cheltenham Animal Shelter recruiting for Animal Care Assistant

Animal lovers across the county can be a part of the team at Cheltenham Animal Shelter, after the centre announced it’s...

6 Gloucestershire farms involved in Open Farm Sunday

Six farms across Gloucestershire will open their gates on Sunday 10 June 2018 to take part in the LEAF Open Farm Sunday event...

The new app is the brainchild of a man from Cheltenham

New Instagram alternative to help grandparents stay connected

A Gloucestershire man has set up an alternative to Instagram, to help families keep in touch with older relatives who don’t...

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Gloucester Cathedral to host indoor football tournament

With the World Cup taking place this summer, Gloucester Cathedral will offer football fans a chance to have a kick around inside...

New mobile app and superfast Wi-Fi for Gloucester Rugby fans

Visitors to Gloucester Rugby will soon be able to enjoy superfast Wi-Fi and a new mobile app, designed for fans to use during...

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Everyman Theatre celebrates dementia-friendly arts project

Everyman Theatre has joined forces with Cheltenham’s first dementia-only nursing home, Wentworth Court, for intergenerational...

Floatation tank centre opening in Forest of Dean

A floatation tank centre is set to open in the Forest of Dean in the Autumn of 2018, providing the largest float centre in...

New restaurant and café opening at Thyme in Southrop

Following a revamp of its sister property, The Swan at Southrop, Cotswold manor house Thyme is planning to launch a new restaurant...

The school revealed its brand new music building this week with some famous faces.

Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton opens music building at Balcarras School

Revealing its brand new state-of-the-art music building, Balcarras School saw DJ Jo Whiley and Superdry co-founder, Julian...

Spectacle of Light to return to Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle’s amazing Spectacle of Light will return for its third year, featuring a beautiful illuminated trail with an...

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Cheltenham woman creates viral Heathrow Star Wars prank

A viral prank to mark May 4 2018, otherwise known as Star Wars Day, was the brainchild of a Woman from Cheltenham.

Plans for the soft play area at Cotswold Clubhouse

New soft-play and cafe opening in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parents in the Cotswolds will soon have a new soft play destination for their children to explore, when the Cotswold Clubhouse...

Salt Bakehouse opening Stroud shop for bank holiday

Artisan bakery Salt Bakehouse is launching its new shop in Stroud over the May bank holiday weekend.

Free coffee throughout May at Cheltenham’s No. 131

Celebrating the launch of its new coffee blend, you can get a free coffee at Cheltenham’s No. 131 and other properties in The...

Inland surfing centre opening near Gloucestershire

A cutting-edge inland surfing centre will be opening in Bristol in Autumn 2019. The £2 million project will be known as The...

The gym will be the first UK franchise for the brand.

World-renowned IRON ZUU gym to open its first UK franchise in Gloucester

Fitness fanatics will have the chance to jump on the latest fitness trend as world-renowned IRON ZUU will be opening its first...

Sup and Chow to launch mother and baby sessions

Cheltenham pub the Sup and Chow plans to rebrand as a more family-friendly venue, starting with a range of mother and baby...

Police dogs need new places to train

Police dog teams in Gloucestershire are in need of new venues to carry out training drills. Gloucestershire Police have put...

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The Wilson to open a fully accessible children's gallery

Complete with fully accessible areas, a buggy park and dyslexia-friendly fonts, The Wilson Gallery in Cheltenham will open...

Promising plenty of wagging tails, Cheltenham will host its Dog Swim this October.

Dog Swim is coming to Sandford Parks Lido

Promising plenty of wagging tails, Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham will host its hugely-popular Dog Swim to celebrate the...

Work begins to renovate a famous historical church in Gloucester

A £2 million project to regenerate one of Gloucester’s oldest churches and schoolrooms has begun. The 12-month project at St...

Expect an exciting line-up of shows in Everyman Theatre’s brand new brochure.

Everyman Theatre releases new brochure

Everyman Theatre has released its latest brochure, encompassing everything from West End hits and iconic musicals, to critically...

Wagamama Cheltenham is set to introduce a host of new vegan dishes and drinks.

Wagamama Cheltenham launches new vegan menu

Great news for plant-based eaters as Cheltenham’s hugely popular branch of Wagamama is set to introduce new items to...

The Barn at Severn & Wye has been shortlisted in the national Food and Farming Awards.

Severn & Wye Smokery through to finals of the BBC Food and Farming Awards

A world-renowned business located on the edge of the Forest of Dean and Gloucester, The Barn at Severn & Wye Smokery, has been...

Auditions for The Voice UK are coming to Cheltenham

The Voice auditions being held in Cheltenham

Singers who think they could turn the judges’ chairs in the 2019 series of The Voice UK are being offered the opportunity to...

Visitors looking for a more tranquil day out at Eastnor Castle will enjoy Mellow Mondays in June 2018

Eastnor Castle introduces Mellow Mondays

Eastnor Castle is opening on Mondays throughout June 2018, to accommodate visitors looking for a more tranquil day out at the...

Milkbar in Cheltenham has launched a new dairy-free menu.

Milkbar launches vegan ice-cream menu

Great news for vegan eaters and dairy-free ice-cream fans, as Milkbar in Cheltenham launches vegan gelato – just in time for...

The Isbourne is set to go vegan this summer.

The Isbourne set to go vegan

Offering a jam-packed programme of exciting events, The Isbourne in Cheltenham is set to go vegan this summer.

Children can keep busy at Cheltenham Animal Shelter’s holiday club this May.

Cheltenham Animal Shelter set to host animal days holiday club

Promising a week of jam-packed holiday fun, Cheltenham Animal Shelter is set to host its Animal Days holiday scheme this May.

The new restaurant will look out over Cheltenham.

Rooftop restaurant confirmed for Cheltenham

After months of planning, a brand-new rooftop restaurant in Cheltenham has been confirmed for the town centre.

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