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John Legend has donated a suit to help Gloucestershire charities.

John Legend donates suit to help Gloucestershire charities

Grammy Award winning singer, John Legend, has donated a suit to help a range of Gloucestershire charities.

SoGlos can reveal the reason behind the shock closure.

Bierkeller Cheltenham reveals reason for closure

Renowned as one of the biggest nights out in Cheltenham, The Bierkeller Cheltenham has shocked fans by announcing its closure,...

Carousel Children’s clothing shop was due to close in April, but could go online

Children’s clothing shop Carousel to become pop-up

A shop which specialises in second hand, designer children’s clothes could start running as a pop-up with an online presence,...

Have your say in the first ever SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards #SGGLA.

Shortlist revealed and voting now open for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards

The shortlist for the first ever SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards has been decided, and voting is now open.

A new forest eco spa has opened at Bromesberrow Estate in Ledbury

Woodland forest eco spa opens near Gloucestershire

A unique woodland forest spa experience is launching in March 2018, just half an hour away from Gloucester.

A new immersive theatre experience, That’s Caught Me, is coming to Cheltenham Playhouse

Volunteers needed to be ‘trapped’ in a theatre overnight

A unique event to support a local charity, St Vincent’s and St George’s Association is looking for willing volunteers to stay...

Producers of the Cbeebies show ‘Ferne and Rory’s Vet Tales’ are looking for Gloucestershire applicants.

Gloucestershire children needed for CBeebies pet show

From hamsters to horses, pets of all sizes are needed, along with their young owners, to take part in a CBeebies show about...

There’s a little slice of Cheltenham history tucked away at Disneyland Paris.

Fascinating connection between Disneyland and Cheltenham’s new John Lewis revealed

A slice of Cheltenham’s automotive history, which also links to the town’s new John Lewis store, is on display at Disneyland...

The popular children’s play castle at Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is expanding in time for Easter.

Cattle Country expands its castle play area

The popular children’s play castle at Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is expanding, with work due to be completed in time...

Earl’s & Co is to undergo a makeover of its own ahead of an expansion.

Earl’s & Co nail bar and barbershop undergoing expansion

Popular champagne nail bar Earl’s & Co is having a makeover of its Cheltenham salon, and expanding its offering in the process.

The line-up for Cheltenham Music Festival 2018 has been revealed.

Cheltenham Music Festival reveals line-up

Cheltenham Music Festival has revealed its 2018 line-up, offering an eclectic programme featuring 20 world premières and a...

The Cotswold Hare Trail will be springing up across the county and beyond!

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail set to launch this May

Set to return for its fifth year, the Cotswold Hare Trail launches in May 2018 with new partner Cotswolds AONB, branching out...

Move will open its second office this spring, located in the centre of Gloucester.

Move Estate and Letting Agent to expand with second office in Gloucester

Cheltenham-based Estate and Letting Agent, Move, is set to expand into Gloucester, acquiring its second premises in the heart...

Celebrating race week in Cheltenham. But how many of the race week bingo observations can you spot?

Race week bingo card released for 2018

The ever-popular satirical race week bingo card has been released, to mark the start of the Cheltenham Festival 2018.

The first ever SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have got off to a flying start.

Hundreds of businesses nominated in SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards

Hundreds of local businesses nominated themselves for the brand new SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, with the shortlist...

A new luxury Cotswold holiday cottage has opened at The Old Stocks Inn, Stow-on-the-Wold

Luxury Cotswold holiday cottage opens at The Old Stocks Inn

The popular boutique hotel has expanded its room offering with a new luxury holiday cottage.

Stagecoach West is expanding its service to 24-hours on some of its routes.

Stagecoach West set to offer 24-hour service

Forget the fear of missing the last bus home as Stagecoach West announces that its extending some of its services to offer...

The popular family festival will return for its seventh year.

The Big Feastival announces line up

Returning to the Cotswolds for a seventh year, The Big Feastival is back this summer with a line up even bigger than before!...

There will be free parking in Cheltenham this Race Week.

Free parking in Cheltenham during race week

It’ll be free to park in Cheltenham’s council-run car parks during race week, to try and encourage more shoppers into town.

Quick, quick! There’s not long for businesses to get their #SGGLA nominations in.

Last chance for businesses to be nominated in the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards

The nomination deadline is fast approaching for businesses to enter the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, which closes...

Gloucestershire's newest spa announces opening date

Gloucester’s newest spa destination has announced its opening date as 11th June 2018.

Audiences can enjoy a brilliant performance within an iconic setting. © Matthew Williams Ellis.

Booking open for Longborough Festival Opera

Booking is now open for Longborough Festival Opera’s 2018 season, offering the chance for opera fans to snap up sought-after...

A new late-night menu has been launched at Crazy Eights bar in Cheltenham.

Crazy Eats menu introduced at Crazy Eights

The new ‘Crazy Eats’ menu from Cheltenham’s No. 131 has totally changed the late-night eating game.

Swans enjoying the snow at Slimbridge

Slimbridge Wetland Centre wins gold award for second year

Gloucestershire’s leading attraction, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, has been awarded a gold accolade for the second year running...

Rumours about Raymond Blanc taking over a pub in Gloucestershire have been denied by the current owners.

Prestbury pub denies Raymond Blanc is taking over

Rumours that one of the UK’s most well-respected chefs, is taking over a pub in Gloucestershire, have been denied by the current...

A third of the year seven pupils at The Crypt School will be girls, for the first time in 500 years.

Crypt School offers spaces to girls for the first time

A third of the year seven pupils at The Crypt School will be girls, for the first time in 500 years.

Taxi Marshals will continue working in Gloucester thanks to a funding grant.

Taxi marshals scheme to continue in Gloucester

A late night security team will continue to help people in Gloucester get home safe, thanks to new funding.

Thrill seekers will be able to whizz over Gloucester.

Giant zip wire coming to Gloucester

Local daredevils will be able to reach new heights when one of the UK’s biggest zip wires opens in Gloucester this year.

David Walliams will judge the entries of this year’s National Young Writers’ Awards.

Explore Learning launches National Young Writers' Awards

Back for another year, Explore Learning welcomes creative children to put pen to paper for its National Young Writers’...

Broadway railway station by Ian Crowder

Broadway railway station set to re-open

For the first time since 1960, steam trains will run to Broadway Station this spring.

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