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SoGlos launches brand new Gloucestershire Family Bucket List

Gloucestershire's inspirational new family guide of brilliant things to do together is now available at select locations across...

Fantasy Forest Festival is returning to Sudeley Castle this summer

One of the county's most unique events is back at Sudeley Castle in Winchcombe this summer, as Fantasy Forest Festival returns for...

Wycliffe College reveals how championing a pioneering spirit is the key to a successful education

Putting individuality at the forefront of its ethos, Wycliffe College is inviting Gloucestershire families to find out how it...

Leap along to Gloucester’s Bunny Hop Trail to win a £50 prize this Easter

Gloucester BID has created a free trail to take families on a search around the city to find 10 floppy-eared runaways this April...

New Changing Places toilet facility opens at Cotswold Farm Park

Leading family attraction, Cotswold Farm Park, has installed a fully-accessible Changing Places toilet to help provide a more...

The UK's newest steam engine is coming to Gloucestershire

Popular Gloucestershire attraction, Perrygrove Railway, is on track to welcome the UK’s newest steam engine to its impressive...

Gloucestershire police dog wins Kennel Club hero award at Crufts

A retired Gloucestershire police dog has won The Kennel Club Hero Dog Award at Crufts this March 2023.

How Gloucestershire schools can help teenagers manage anxiety

With student anxiety on the rise, St Edward's Cheltenham is encouraging schools across Gloucestershire to implement strategies to...

Popular Gloucestershire attraction installs a new Changing Places toilet

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre near Stroud has officially opened a new Changing Places toilet, to help make the popular attraction...

Mums eat free this Mother’s Day at The Coconut Tree in Cheltenham

To say a big thank you to Gloucestershire mums, Cheltenham's Sri Lankan hotspot, The Coconut Tree, is inviting mothers,...

Malvern College celebrates 30 years of ambitious co-education

Let's hear it for the girls! In 1992, Malvern College became fully co-educational when it officially opened its doors to girls -...

New and improved Welly Boot Land play area opens at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Slimbridge Wetland Centre's popular Welly Boot Land adventure playground has had a splash-tastic makeover, with brand-new play...

An exciting new family dining experience is coming to the Cotswolds

The team behind The Scenic Supper is bringing a unique new family-friendly dining experience to Cirencester, with Roots + Seeds...

Dean Heritage Centre unveils new woodland play area for half term

Open just in time for February half term fun, Dean Heritage Centre's new and improved outdoor play equipment takes inspiration...

inlingua Cheltenham is increasing its rates for host families

Cheltenham language school, inlingua, is increasing its rates of pay for families who host its foreign language students to up to...

Cheltenham Ladies' College rated excellent in all areas in latest inspection

Prestigious independent day and boarding school, Cheltenham Ladies' College, has been rated excellent in all areas, with the...

The Corinium Museum brings live gladiators to Gloucestershire this spring

Have you ever met a gladiator? Now's your chance! Explore the rich history of the gladiators at the Corinium Museum's exhibition...

Opening date revealed for £7 million leisure park with Europe's tallest climbing challenge

The opening date for an impressive high ropes course at 270 Climbing, between Gloucester and Cheltenham, has been revealed - with...

Hot air balloon race to launch from Gloucestershire Airport

A rare spectacle is taking place in the county in 2023, when a fleet of hot air balloons launch from Gloucestershire Airport to...

Why fostering siblings in Gloucestershire is so rewarding

There's an urgent need for foster homes in Gloucestershire where brothers and sisters can stay together - with Gloucestershire...

Nominations open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

Make sure your business is in with a chance of winning at the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023, as nominations open...

New family activity trail to open in the Forest of Dean

There's a brand-new Julia Donaldson activity trail for families to experience at Beechenhurst in the Forest of Dean this year –...

Partners confirmed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

With a dream team of local businesses on board and a showstopping new venue for 2023, the sixth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire...

Gloucester archaeological dig nominated for a national award

A number of key discoveries from an archaeological dig during the redevelopment of The King's School Gloucester's Sixth Form...

Here's how you can travel for just £2 on Stagecoach West buses in Gloucestershire

Stagecoach West has capped single bus fares at a maximum of £2 until March 2023.

Have you considered fostering a child in Gloucestershire?

From tailored training programmes to a competitive allowance, Nexus Fostering offers unrivalled support for foster carers across...

Categories and sponsors revealed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

Returning for its sixth year, the categories and sponsors for the hotly-anticipated SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have...

Cheltenham's observation wheel is returning in 2023

Offering panoramic views across Regency Cheltenham, the town's observation wheel is back at Imperial Gardens this February 2023.

Giffords Circus announces its 'most lavish show yet'

Gloucestershire's much-loved Giffords Circus has announced the name of its new 2023 show, taking inspiration from mid-19th century...

Multi-million pound skatepark planned for Gloucestershire

A major new skatepark could be coming to Gloucestershire – for skateboards, BMXs and scooters – with land earmarked and plans...