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Confetti Flower Field announces its summer opening dates

Cameras at the ready! The famous Confetti Flower Field in the Cotswolds will be bursting with colour again this summer — with its...

Painswick Rococo Garden reveals summer entertainment for all ages

Experience alfresco opera, see a Game of Thrones star and discover a magical family trail featuring fairies and wishing trees at...

How you can secure your seat for the UEFA Euro 2024 at Cheltenham's Roxy Lanes

It's game on at Roxy Lanes and to celebrate this summer’s main footballing event, Cheltenham's home of ‘booze and ball games’ will...

Exclusive first look: Cheltenham's 'avant-garde' private members club the Good Times House opens for business

Cheltenham private members club, the Good Times House, has undergone years of renovation and significant investment — with an air...

Gloucestershire music charity receives national funding to support new talent in the county

The Music Works Gloucestershire announces that it's been selected as one of 73 organisations across the UK to receive funding...

Historic Cotswolds venue named Bridgerton season three's most Instagrammable filming location

Arguably one of the Cotswolds' most popular tourist attractions, Blenheim Palace has been crowned Bridgerton season three's most...

Activist pressure ends partnership between Cheltenham Festivals and one of its biggest sponsors

Cheltenham Festivals will no longer be receiving funding from a major corporate sponsor after eight years amid pressure from...

KIBOU launches exciting foodie adventure with new Passport to Japan campaign

From the bustling streets of Tokyo to the seaside city of Kagoshima, KIBOU takes your taste buds on a food and drink adventure...

SGS College offers free course for adult learners — with exciting day trips included

Over 60s in Gloucestershire can now apply for South Gloucestershire and Stroud College's Discover programme, offering free courses...

The Queen announces patronage of Gloucestershire charity

Queen Camilla continues to support one of Gloucestershire's best-loved attractions as royal patron for the Friends of Westonbirt...

Much-loved local charity is the latest pop-up coming to Cavendish House

Cheltenham Animal Shelter is joining the growing number of local businesses taking over Cavendish House — opening a pop-up shop to...

Care home pays tribute to Cheltenham D-Day veteran

Cheltenham care home, Astell House, is paying tribute to one of its residents who served in the RAF on D-Day, as the country marks...

David Beckham embraces Cotswolds country living as he takes on ambassador role for The King

The iconic footballer teams up with The King to highlight charity education programmes and efforts to ensure young people have...

Gloucester Quays celebrates turning 15 with a weekend of discounts

Gloucester Quays is celebrating its 15th birthday this May 2024, with free entertainment to enjoy and stores across the centre...

Gloucestershire teenager wins first Formula 2 race in Monaco

After winning the backing of Gloucestershire businesses to fund his promotion to Formula 2, teenage driver Zak O'Sullivan takes an...

Cheltenham Festivals gears up for a summer of culture

Cheltenham's worldwide reputation as 'The Festival Town' is thanks, in no small part, to the incredible events hosted by...

Cavendish House in Cheltenham reopens — with a food court coming soon

Nearly 30 pop-up stalls are set up and open for business, as Cavendish House in Cheltenham reopens its doors to the public after...

Join a secret navigational car rally through the Cotswolds — with a pit stop at Jeremy Clarkson's brewery

Discover the best of the Cotswolds on four wheels — including TV star Jeremy Clarkson's Hawkstone Brewery — by joining a unique...

Gloucestershire photographer marks 40-year career with new book showcasing the county

Photographer Paul Nicholls has covered breaking news stories across Gloucestershire for more than 40 years. In his first book,...

Gloucestershire graduate selected to represent Great Britain at international sports competition

Team GB has selected a University of Gloucestershire graduate to compete at the 2024 Europe Triathlon Multisport Championships,...

Cheltenham Festivals appoints new artistic director

Cheltenham Music Festival has a new artistic director, as Cheltenham Festivals announces Jack Bazalgette is heading up the event...

Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024 awards night photos

The photos from the spectacular seventh annual Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards are here! See if you can spot yourself from the...

Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024 winners revealed

The results are in! Find out who has won a coveted trophy at the Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024, in partnership with Pro...

Here's what you can win in the Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards Golden Ticket Giveaway

Guests attending this year's Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have the opportunity to win one of three epic prize bundles,...

Gloucestershire County Council partners with Fostering South West to support potential carers

Hoping to support more children in the care system and increase fostering numbers, GCC Fostering has partnered with Fostering...

Gloucestershire art centre offers free places on craft courses to vulnerable people

Cirencester's New Brewery Arts has launched a new scheme providing free places on its craft courses to those who would otherwise...

Forest of Dean project receives part of £2.7 million awarded to cultural organisations in the south west

Cultural projects across the south west region are getting a share of more than £2.7 million through Arts Council England's second...

First look: 17th century Gloucestershire pub saved by the community

More than 260 locals pulled together to save The Black Horse Inn in Cranham, raising over £250,000 to buy this historic and...

Lost poems by 19th-century 'Forest Poetess' return to the Forest of Dean

Four long lost poems written by 'Forest Poetess' Catherine Drew in the 1860s have been returned to the Forest of Dean and added to...

Cheltenham gears up to celebrate Gustav Holst's 150th birthday

Cheltenham is hosting a series of events to celebrate the 150th birthday of Gustav Holst, including a free community event at...