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Hooray Recruitment expands team following move into new Cheltenham HQ

Hooray Recruitment’s directors used the pandemic to reassess the firm’s strategic focus, taking on new Cheltenham offices,...

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2021 line-up revealed

The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival is set to return at full capacity in 2021 – with this year’s line-up...

A pop-up glamping village is coming to Cotswold Farm Park this summer

Dubbed the 'easiest family holiday in the UK', Cotswold Farm Park is launching a pop-up glamping village this summer, for...

Malvern Autumn Show is returning to Three Counties Showground in 2021

After being postponed in 2020, the iconic Malvern Autumn Show is making a comeback – promising a long weekend of seasonal fun this...

Paw Patrol Live is coming to Cheltenham in 2022

See Chase, Marshall, Skye and more at Paw Patrol Live! ‘Race to the Rescue’ at Cheltenham Racecourse in August 2022.

Tributes paid to late Pittville Park swan Zelda

The swan passed away on Wednesday 16 June 2021, with Cheltenham locals paying tribute to one of Pittville Park’s most popular...

Stroud is the most pet-friendly place to live in the south west

Three Gloucestershire towns have been named as some of the pet-friendliest places to live in the south west, with Stroud taking...

Cyber summer camps for kids are coming to Cheltenham

Code Ninjas is offering summer camps for cyber-savvy kids at Gloucestershire College in Cheltenham, this summer 2021.

Kids in Gloucestershire could win a year’s worth of free toys by designing their dream playground

Online toy store, Bargain Max, is offering kids in Gloucestershire the chance to win a year’s supply of free toys as part of a new...

Sir Mo Farah is helping a Gloucestershire business to bring books to life

Olympic champion runner, Sir Mo Farah, is helping Gloucestershire business, Bring a Book to Life, by signing postcards and...

Gloucester's indoor entertainment venues need your support

With everything from visiting the museum, taking a trip to one of the cinemas, immerse yourself in virtual reality or escape from...

Nominations close soon for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

The fourth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, sponsored by Willans LLP solicitors, are fast approaching – and there’s...

Slimbridge Wetland Centre launches Wetland Heroes app

A new interactive experience is helping families to discover the secrets of Slimbridge Wetland Centre, as the WWT attraction...

Stratford Park Lido is finally reopening

Families are finally being welcomed back to Stroud’s outdoor pool at Stratford Park.

Kids eat free this half term at Simpson’s Fish and Chips

Kids eat free with a paying adult at Simpsons Fish and Chips on Priors Road in Cheltenham, throughout May half term 2021.

Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum reveal how you can support one of Gloucestershire’s best-loved attractions

With everything from becoming a part of a sculpture to sponsoring a plot of land, Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum share how you...

New GCHQ inspired escape room coming to Cheltenham

A new escape room, created by a former GCHQ intelligence officer, is coming to Cheltenham this June 2021.

Cheltenham Ladies’ College pupils' experiments are being launched into space

Three Year 12 students at Cheltenham Ladies’ College will see their proposed research experiments launched into space on NASA’s...

Sudeley Castle Elephant Family trail is being extended

The Elephant Family trail at Sudeley Castle is being extended until June 2021, giving visitors an extra week to see the incredible...

Toddlers go free to Cotswold Farm Park on Tuesdays

From May 2021, Toddler Tuesdays are back at Cotswold Farm Park, with free entry for little ones on, you guessed it, Tuesdays!

An exciting new Winter Glow event is coming to Malvern this Christmas 2021

Including a sparkling winter light trail, ice skating and Malvern’s first observation wheel, Winter Glow is coming to Three...

Gloucester stage school reopens with children’s classes in dance, singing and drama

Now enrolling for its summer 2021 term, Stagecoach Gloucester is back, offering performing arts classes in dance, singing and...

Children’s dance, singing and drama two-week summer trial at Stagecoach Gloucester

Children aged four to 18 can give the professional dance, singing and drama classes at Stagecoach Gloucester a go this summer –...

Cheltenham College Preparatory School is welcoming applications for Reception places

If allocation day has left you feeling disappointed, Cheltenham College Preparatory School is still welcoming applications for...

Popular Gloucestershire children's holiday camp launches new summer camp in the Cotswolds

Camp 4-2-11 is launching a new summer camp in Bourton-on-the-Water in August 2021.

Plans for a new £7 million climbing park in Gloucestershire have been approved

A new £7 million climbing park and adventure activity centre is set to be built in Gloucestershire, as plans for 270 Climbing Park...

Magical family-friendly festival is coming to Sudeley Castle this summer 2021

Sudeley Castle will be transformed into a world of fantasy and sci-fi when the three-day Fantasy Forest festival arrives in July...

Tom Jones is performing at Lakefest this summer

Tom Jones will perform at Lakefest at Eastnor Castle in August 2021, along with Echo & The Bunnymen, Seasick Steve, Razorlight,...

How Montagu Academy is helping keep children active during lockdown

Montagu Academy, a Gloucester-based sports coaching company, has been keeping kids of all abilities active, as well as being...

How the staycation boom has shaped one of Gloucestershire's business

Gloucestershire-based company M5 Motorhome Hire saw a huge increase in bookings last year and 2021 is set to be even busier, with...