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Gloucestershire councillors agree on 'ambitious' budget with an extra £50 million for county services

Gloucestershire County Council reveals details of its agreed budget for the 2024-25 financial year — with more than £616 million...

South west academy trust approved to run Gloucester's new £16.5 million special school

An education academy trust experienced in supporting children and young people with special educational needs, Reach South, has...

Popular Worcestershire girls' school offers weekly boarding for Gloucestershire families

With its flexible weekly boarding options, Malvern St James Girls' School caters for busy, modern families by empowering students...

Big Feastival announces 2024 headliners

Big Feastival returns to the Cotswolds in August 2024 and this year's headline acts have just been confirmed — with some BIG names...

Virtual reality gaming centre launches first UK location in Gloucester

Experienced gamers or those seeking new thrills are now able to step into fully immersive virtual worlds at brand-new attraction...

Everyman Theatre raises more than £20,000 for Gloucestershire children's charities

Audiences at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre have helped raise a whopping £20,251 for children's charities Home-Start Stroud and...

Chedworth Roman Villa celebrates 100 years with the National Trust

Gloucestershire's iconic ancient site reopens this February 2024 with a special schedule of events in celebration of its centenary...

Galactic-themed Laser Quest venue is opening in Gloucester

Sharp-shooting sci-fi fanatics are in for a treat this February half term, when the UK's leading laser tag experience, Laser...

Cotswold IT company announces first apprenticeship programme

Cirencester-based Gbics is launching its first ever apprenticeship programme this February 2024, to coincide with National...

Here's your chance to help shape the future of SoGlos

With the chance to win John Lewis and Laithwaite's Wine vouchers as a thank you for your valued feedback, complete our two new...

How Hartpury University and Hartpury College has become a force for good in Gloucestershire communities

From inspiring young people to experience the benefits of learning alongside horses to supporting local agriculture and women in...

Last chance to get tickets to CountryTastic 2024

With only a few tickets left to this year's Countrytastic event, snap them up now to give little ones a chance to get up close to...

Gloucestershire reading charity appeals for 200 volunteers

Read With Me, a Gloucestershire charity that operates in primary schools all over the county, is appealing for 200 volunteers to...

Barn on the Farm 2024 cancelled — but set to make 'huge comeback' in 2025

The UK's best small festival, Barn on the Farm, is cancelled for 2024, but organisers are hoping that 2025 will see the event's...

The Gruffalo returns to the Forest of Dean to celebrate its 25th anniversary

Bringing everyone's favourite monster back to the Forest of Dean for another year of adventures, Forestry England has unveiled a...

Here's your only chance to see the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in Gloucestershire

As it tours the UK on loan from the Natural History Museum, don't miss your chance to see an inspiring collection of photographs...

Entries open for Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024

Put your business in the running to win at the Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024, as entries open for the seventh annual...

Bristol Zoo Project to transform into an African forest for endangered species

The site of Bristol Zoo Project in South Gloucestershire will soon be transformed, as planning permission is granted to build a...

The King's School Gloucester announces dates for its next Chorister Voice Trials

Aspiring singers in Year 2 and 3 are invited to The King's School Gloucester's Chorister Voice Trials this February 2024, giving...

The Roses Theatre shares ambitious plans for a vibrant 2024

Tewkesbury's The Roses Theatre had an incredible year in 2023, from creating its brand-new bar, hosting national comedy treasures,...

Tweedy announces his own massive new circus

Gloucestershire's favourite clown has announced that he's going on tour with his very own circus in 2024, with Tweedy's Massive...

Get your hands on your very own Dalek in Gloucestershire

Two iconic Daleks used in BBC's much-loved Doctor Who are going up for auction in Tetbury this February 2024 — along with a coat...

The King's School Gloucester appoints its first female Chair of Governors

For the first time in the school's history, The King's School Gloucester has appointed a female Chair of Governors, with former...

Mother Goose breaks box office records at the Everyman Theatre

Renowned for bringing world-class productions and West End favourites to its Cheltenham stage, this week the Everyman Theatre...

Gymnastics club in the Forest of Dean to undergo urgent repairs

The Forest of Dean Gymnastics and Fitness Centre in Coleford is to undergo urgent repairs to its roof in the hopes of saving the...

Construction begins on brand-new state-of-the-art music hub in the Forest of Dean

After huge success with its crowdfunding journey, a brand-new community music hub is entering its construction phase — with hopes...

How to win your very own Giant Golden Goose Egg signed by Gloucestershire star Tweedy

Find out how you can win a fabulous signed golden egg from this year's recording-breaking show, Mother Goose, at the Everyman...

SoGlos announces its Charity of the Year 2024

SoGlos is delighted to announce the Hollie Gazzard Trust as our Charity of the Year for 2024, supporting its vital work to end...

Holiday experts reveal insider 'secrets' to the perfect family-friendly weekend in the Cotswolds

A weekend away with everything booked and planned for is the dream when you're travelling with kids. And luxury Gloucestershire...

A new baby remembrance garden is opening at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Work is starting on creating a new baby remembrance garden at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, thanks to the generosity of the...