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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 by...

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.

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.

Mermaid assistant needed in Cheltenham

Gloucestershire’s Mermaid Academy is looking for a poolside assistant. The only proviso: You must love mermaids!

Giant inflatable course is heading to Chepstow Racecourse

An enormous inflatable course will be pitching up just across the border in Chepstow this Easter, along with a host of family...

Broadway railway station set to re-open

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

New splash pad to open in Cheltenham

Work is about to start on a new aquatic play space. It's being built as part of a £2.5 million upgrade of facilities at Leisure at...

Picnic in the Park coming to Pittville

The organisers of Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival are launching Picnic in the Park, a new food and live music ticketed event in...

Cirencester Phoenix Festival Headliners announced

From Dancing Queen to Killer Queen, you’re not going to want to miss the special guests at the 2018 Phoenix Festival in...

Baby animal unit to open at Cheltenham Animal Shelter

Visitors will need to prepare for cuteness overload when Cheltenham Animal Shelter officially opens its brand new Young Animal...

New soft play centre to open in Cirencester

Local families can look forward to the opening of a soft play centre in Cirencester, with rumours it will replace former...

Mermaid Olympics to be held in Gloucestershire

A Gloucestershire-based swimming academy is holding its own Mermaid Olympics.

Minds blown at explosive Cheltenham Ladies’ College science lesson

Children from across Gloucestershire were given a day of hands-on science lectures, hosted by Cheltenham Ladies College.

Sudeley Castle launches hunt for 2018 volunteers

Sudeley Castle is offering free family season passes to anyone who can volunteer for the 2018 season.

The Great Shires Game Fair to be held at Three Counties Showground

The Three Counties Showground in Malvern will welcome a brand-new event this April, when The Great Shires Game Fair sets up to...

The Play Farm reveals exciting refurbishment plans

Local little ones and parents alike will be happy to hear the news from Cheltenham's soft play centre, The Play Farm, with owners...

Cheltenham Animal Shelter announced SoGlos's charity of the year 2018

Prepare yourself for animal cuteness overload as Cheltenham Animal Shelter is revealed as SoGlos's charity of the year for 2018.