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Record-breaking flamingo 'baby boom' expected at bird park in the Cotswolds

A popular bird park in the Cotswolds is reporting a bumper year for flamingo births in 2024, with a high number of new nests...

The Wilson introduces summer holiday clubs for art-loving children — with places still available

Searching for summer holiday clubs to keep the kids entertained while you're at work? The Wilson, Cheltenham's art gallery and...

The Gloucestershire school that offers cyber skills for girls and active bystander training — and boasts Oscar-winning alumni

Newent Community School puts honesty, excellence, accountability, respect and teamwork at the forefront of both its teaching and...

Gloucestershire school women's rowing team wins at Henley Royal Regatta

Ending the academic year on a huge sporting high, an independent Gloucestershire school women's rowing team has won the Diamond...

The all-electric sports saloon that feels futuristic inside and out

Combining minimalist, tech-focused interior features with uncompromising performance, SoGlos's EV of the month for July, in...

Popular Gloucestershire school goes green with massive installation of nearly 350 solar panels

A popular independent school located near Stroud has undergone a big green transformation to become more environmentally friendly...

Cotswold market town is one of the UK's best dog-friendly dining destinations

Dog owners in the Cotswolds can treat their four-legged friends to a delicious day out, with one of its most popular market towns...

Gloucestershire destination named one of the UK's most popular places to walk your dog

Looking to freshen up your dog walking routine? Gloucestershire is full of beautiful routes and settings, but one destination in...

The high performance EV you can drive every day

Combining high performance and a distinctive look with plenty of interior space and comfort, SoGlos's EV of the Month for June, in...

New headteacher announced for St Edward's Senior School in Cheltenham

Anna Sandford-Squires takes on the role of headteacher at Cheltenham's only independent day school, St Edward's, replacing Matthew...

Gloucestershire university launches foundation degree to fill skills gap in equine management

A shortage of skilled people in the equine management industry has prompted a Gloucestershire university to launch a brand-new...

Forest of Dean attraction hosts free family fun day where you can meet The Gruffalo

Head to Beechenhurst visitor centre in the Forest of Dean for the chance to meet Julia Donaldson's most famous creation, The...

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...

Help for private landlords to make their Gloucestershire rentals more energy efficient

Private landlords in Gloucestershire can get in-person home surveys and practical advice on how to make their rental properties...

Gloucestershire charity introduces new initiative for people with young onset dementia

Gloucestershire-based charity, Lilian Faithfull Care, is adapting and expanding its dementia care services in the county,...

Children's dream job up for grabs at Bristol Zoo Project

Calling all mini explorers! Bristol Zoo Project is looking for testers for its brand-new multi-level adventure playground — and...

Here's how you can play crazy golf for just £5 in Cheltenham this summer

Mr Mulligans at Cheltenham's Brewery Quarter is offering rounds of crazy golf for just £5 this June 2024, releasing 100 rounds...

Cotswolds country show returns for 35th anniversary with its best line-up yet

This summer sees the return of the popular Cotswold Show and Food Festival, bringing one of its best line-ups so far, with...

Set sail for a fun family day out on the water at Gloucester Docks

Bob along to National Waterways Museum Gloucester for a Father's Day treat to remember this June 2024, or just sit back and relax...

Cheltenham ice rink returns for Christmas 2024

Get your skates on! Cheltenham's spectacular ice rink is returning to Imperial Gardens this November 2024, headlining the Regency...

Exclusive first look: Tweedy's Massive Circus

From a time-travelling portaloo to a dinosaur on silks and a world-first high wire act, Tweedy's Massive Circus packs a whole lot...

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...

Cheltenham mum's campaign to change the law on social media goes to parliament

A Cheltenham mum's petition to change the law on access to children's social media accounts will now be debated in parliament,...

The comfortable and efficient EV that's fit for families and adventure seekers

Kicking off SoGlos' new EV of the month series, in partnership with Cheltenham-based specialist Cleevely EV, is an efficient...

Brand-new festival debuts in the Cotswolds this summer

Adding even more musical family fun to the summer festival calendar, Cotswold Fest is a brand-new event featuring loads of live...

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...

It's nearly time to register for Gloucestershire's grammar school entry test

Parents and carers who want their children to be considered for entry to one of Gloucestershire's seven grammar schools next year...

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 how you can get free dog treats in Cirencester over the May bank holiday

Family-owned pet brand, 'DOG' by Just for Pets, is celebrating its first birthday in Cirencester by offering four-legged customers...

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,...