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Record crowds expected for women's rugby final at Kingsholm

When Gloucester-Hartpury RFC take on Exeter Chiefs in the Allianz Premier 15s final at Kingshom stadium on Saturday 24 June 2023...

Gloucestershire care charity takes residents out for rides to celebrate 100th National Bike Week

Lilian Faithfull Care home residents and day guests in Gloucestershire have been celebrating the 100th National Bike Week with...

Cheltenham company launches new AI chatbot to help keep kids safe online

Digital Woof, an EdTech startup based at Hub8 in Cheltenham, is launching a unique new AI chatbot called Ask FiDO, designed to...

Gloucestershire County Council shows fostering is open to everyone

Aiming to break down some of the myths and misconceptions around fostering, GCC Fostering has launched its 'Storyteller' campaign,...

Popular country fair returns to the Cotswolds for its biggest ever event this summer

This summer sees the return of the Cotswold Show and Food Festival, bringing a fun-packed weekend of thrilling displays, country...

How to get the best views at The Royal International Air Tattoo 2023

Get the best seats in the house at The Royal International Air Tattoo with a whole host of hospitality packages promising to make...

Sudeley Castle launches an exciting new animal attraction

Wildlife-loving little ones can head off on a globetrotting animal adventure at Sudeley Castle this summer 2023, as it unveils its...

How Gloucestershire teenagers can manage social media pressures

Protecting teens' wellbeing online is crucial in today's digital age, so St Edward's School in Cheltenham is sharing some helpful...

Finalists revealed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

With a whopping 25,000 votes cast, the finalists for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023 have now been decided – and...

Gloucester BID unveils action-packed programme of children's activities for May half term

From LEGO Club to learning soldier skills, meeting jungle reptiles and seeing the UK's strongest men compete, Gloucester city...

New Gloucestershire climbing centre confident phase two will go ahead

Owners of the new high ropes and activity tower 270 Climbing Park said they are confident phase two of the £7 million leisure park...

Gloucestershire animal charity launches crowdfunding campaign to save it from closure

Teckels Animal Sanctuary in Gloucester is launching a crowdfunding campaign to save the hundreds of animals in its care, with less...

How raw food can help Gloucestershire dogs with allergies this summer

Itchy skin, stomach problems and mucky ears can all be signs of allergies in dogs – with local pet food provider, Cotswold RAW,...

New community bus route launches for top Gloucestershire attraction

Great news for residents in the Stroud district — a new community bus route connecting Slimbridge Wetland Centre with the train...

Three major national sports associations back new £2 million pound facility in Stroud

Sport England, the Football Association and the Rugby Football Union have teamed up to back a new £1.8 million sports centre in...

The Little Ship, Big History exhibition sails into Gloucester Docks

Delve into the past at the National Waterways Museum in Gloucester to discover stories of bravery, entrepreneurship and historic...

Celebrating 30 years of Gloucestershire Young Carers

‘These are not young people who empty the dishwasher or make tea for their parents on their birthdays. Their families rely on them...

Brand-new tech-powered outdoor puzzle trails set to open in Gloucestershire

A brand-new puzzle trail activity with a unique twist of augmented reality is launching in Cheltenham on Saturday 6 May 2023.

Gloucestershire bowling centre reveals major upgrade after £750,000 investment

The owner of Tenpin Gloucester, the indoor bowling alley and soft play area, has unveiled a major investment in the popular city...

How young people in Gloucestershire can manage exam stress

With exam season on the horizon, St Edward's Cheltenham is encouraging schools and students across Gloucestershire to implement...

Award-winning pet store set to open in Cirencester

Set to have tails wagging across the county, Cirencester will welcome a brand-new dog-only store this May — 'DOG' by the...

A Star Wars toy exhibition is coming to Gloucester

From a galaxy far, far away, one of the UK's best collections of vintage Star Wars toys and movie memorabilia lands in Gloucester...

Gloucestershire law firm paves the way for amicable divorces with new initiative

With its new 'one couple, one lawyer service', Cheltenham and Wye Valley firm, Harrison Clark Rickerbys Solicitors is approaching...

Tickets for Three Choirs Festival in Gloucester are on sale now

The world's longest-standing music festival returns to Gloucester this July 2023, with an incredible line-up of prestigious...

Gloucestershire penguin is crowned the world's most popular flightless bird

In a furious competition that crashed the organiser's website, Spike, a 15-year-old king penguin who lives at Birdland wildlife...

Get free re-entry for a year at National Waterways Museum Gloucester

Family entertainment doesn't have to be costly, with the popular city museum offering free entry for 12 months after a full priced...

Shortlist revealed and voting opens for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

The competition is as fierce as ever, as voting officially opens for the sixth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards –...

Celebrate Earth Day at Regent Arcade in Cheltenham

Cheltenham's Regent Arcade Shopping Centre is going green for Earth Day this April 2023, with a variety of offers for shopping...

Alan Titchmarsh: Gardening gives perspective in troubled times

In today's frenetic world it can be easy to feel overwhelmed, but celebrated gardening presenter Alan Titchmarsh has got the...

Cheltenham Science Festival 2023 announces its incredible line-up

Ever wanted to see an astronaut in Gloucestershire? Now's your chance, as Cheltenham Science Festival announces its star-studded...