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From Cotswolds startup to global health leader – pioneering app team joins Google Academy

A breastfeeding and early parenthood support app developed in Cirencester has joined Google’s AI for Health Academy — giving it...

Westonbirt Arboretum unveils new autumn trails to encourage wellbeing through creativity

With a brand-new wellbeing trail, free family activities and one of the country's most spectacular displays of autumn colour,...

Gloucestershire's Most Adventurous Dog competition winner revealed

Find out who's fetched the title of Gloucestershire's Most Adventurous Dog as the winner and runners-up for SoGlos's exclusive...

New Gloucester Quays jewellery and accessories store launches

Adding to the line-up of leading retail brands at Gloucester Quays, a new Claire's store is now open for the city's shoppers to...

Rendcomb College opens new post office and village store in the Cotswolds

Leading Cotswolds independent school, Rendcomb College, opened its new post office and village store this October 2023, creating a...

Big expansion plans for Gloucester dental practice gain traction

Affinity Dental Care & Implant Centre has big plans on the horizon, and with new renovation work just completed, this...

Schoolgirls in Gloucestershire can now register for the national CyberFirst Girls Competition

Gloucestershire schoolgirls can take on cryptography, coding and AI in a series of cyber challenges to be in with a chance of...

New Beatrix Potter trail launching in Gloucester

Beatrix Potter and her links to the city are being celebrated in a brand-new trail around Gloucester this October 2023, with ten...

How companionship services are helping Gloucestershire people to stay independent

Gloucestershire adults who would like extra support could benefit from a companionship service from Prestbury-based The Bespoke...

Gloucestershire County Council Fostering shows how 'Any Of Us' can be foster carers with new campaign

A moving campaign from Gloucestershire County Council Fostering shows that 'Any Of Us' can become foster carers, highlighting...

How Gloucestershire schools can help students transition into a new academic year with ease

Following the beginning of the new academic year, St Edward's School Cheltenham is offering advice on how schools and parents...

Gloucestershire residents can apply for big grants towards green energy upgrades

If you're worried about turning on the heating this winter, there are government grants to help you insulate and heat your home...

Everything visitors can expect at the newly opened Roxy Lanes this autumn

Huge game rooms, rock and pop-inspired cocktails and karaoke rooms ready for you to belt it out in... Roxy Lanes reveals a more...

Magical pantomime revealed for The Sub Rooms this Christmas

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? Don't miss out on the Christmas magic when The Sub Rooms' new...

What's new at Gloucester Quays this autumn

Welcome in the new season with a bumper harvest of fun Halloween activities, tasty seasonal food and the opening of...

A magical new Christmas light trail is coming to Painswick Rococo Garden

See twinkling fairies, magical unicorns and plenty of Christmas sparkle, as Painswick Rococo Garden lights up for...

Gloucestershire's first roller disco venue is opening this autumn

The first dedicated roller disco venue in the county is rolling into Gloucester Quays, with a brand-new 8,000 sq ft unit set to...

Nature in Art’s annual Gift and Craft Fair returns to Gloucester

Comprising of over 45 stalls, Nature in Art's Gift and Craft Fair is back for another year this October 2023, showcasing a variety...

Gloucester Services voted UK's best motorway pit stop

Gloucester Services on the M5 has been ranked as the most luxurious motorway service station in the UK, by researchers at the UK...

Leading Gloucestershire accountancy firm hires record number of apprentices

Gloucestershire-based accountants, Hazlewoods, took on a record number of school leavers and graduates this September 2023, with...

First look: Roxy Lanes booze and ball games venue opening in the heart of Cheltenham

SoGlos was the first to step through the doors of the new Roxy Lanes ahead of its official opening this week — with Cheltenham's...

Cheltenham ice rink returns for Christmas 2023

Get your skates on! Cheltenham's spectacular ice rink is returning to Imperial Gardens this November 2023, headlining the Regency...

The perfect dog-friendly weekend in the Cotswolds shared by staycation experts

Dreaming of a weekend away with your four-legged friends, but without the planning and stress of reservations? A bespoke stay in a...

Community grants for warm spaces up for grabs in Tewkesbury borough

Community venues in the Tewkesbury borough can now apply for grants to help provide warm spaces for residents as Gloucestershire...

University of Gloucestershire wins £300,000 grant for mental health research

The University of Gloucestershire has received more than £300,000 worth of funding to put towards its project, investigating...

Hartpury University launches new degree courses for 2024 enrolment

Hartpury University has unveiled two new undergraduate degree courses, with Gloucestershire students now able to apply for BSc...

£726,000 cash boost aims to help Gloucestershire youngsters get more active

Active Gloucestershire has awarded funding to 22 schools across Gloucestershire to open up sports facilities for students and...

Inspiring all-girls' nursery near Gloucestershire celebrates one year anniversary

MSJ Minis at Malvern St James turns one in September 2023, celebrating one year since it opened its all-girls' nursery, providing...

Popular Gloucestershire attraction calls on local businesses to make a scarecrow for its autumn trail

Painswick Rococo Garden is giving Gloucestershire businesses and schools the chance to contribute to its autumn trail, by making...

Cheltenham parks win seven international Green Flag awards

Seven Cheltenham parks have been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award this 2023, with historic town-centre gem, Sandford Park,...