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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...

Gloucestershire families share why opening their homes to inlingua students is so rewarding

Families in Cheltenham who open their homes to an inlingua student can get so much more from the experience than just extra...

GCHQ is inviting people to solve its Christmas Challenge

Returning for its second year, Gloucestershire residents are invited to try and solve a mind-bending festive puzzle from...

New plant-based Christmas menu launched at Gloucester café

Dubbed Gloucestershire’s ‘most Instagrammable festive dishes’ – a new Christmas menu featuring reindeer smoothie bowls, sharing...

Gloucestershire families share the benefits of Lilian Faithfull Care's day, respite and residential care

From temporary respite care to help recover from illness to full-time specialist dementia care, Lilian Faithfull Care prides...

The Roses Theatre launches crowdfunding appeal to improve accessibility

The popular Tewkesbury venue aims to raise £40,000 in its new Buck Up Backstage crowdfunding appeal, to improve accessibility and...

Meet festive donkeys in Gloucestershire this Christmas

Santa's festive donkeys will be trotting around Trioscape this Christmas - and you can meet them for free!

Coca-Cola Christmas truck is coming to a venue near Gloucestershire

Holidays are coming! Coca-Cola has announced that its iconic Christmas truck tour will make a return this December 2022 – and it’s...

Everyman Theatre launches golden ticket initiative to raise money for two Gloucestershire charities

Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre has created a rare 'golden ticket' opportunity, offering a hand-picked selection of seats for this...

The King's School Gloucester rated excellent in all areas in latest inspection

Gloucester's cathedral school has received the highest possible result in its latest ISI inspection, being rated excellent in all...

Charity shop launches largest children’s section in Gloucestershire just in time for Christmas

The opening of a new children's section in Gloucester's YMCA aims to help with the cost-of-living crisis with affordable ways to...

RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2023 to champion accessible gardening

New zones, theatres, immersive experiences and interactive demonstrations will be unveiled at the popular gardening extravaganza...

First look: Dick Whittington and His Cat Tweedy at the Everyman Theatre

Described as 'purr-fect', the very first photos of this year's pantomime at the Everyman Theatre have been released - giving...

Here's how children who get free school meals can enjoy free Christmas activities in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire families who are eligible for free school meals can now register for the winter Holiday Activities and Food...

Cheltenham Town Football Club is opening a warm hub this winter

Locals who are struggling with the cost of living crisis or with loneliness are invited to Cheltenham Town Football Club's new...

Bargain £2 buses bring Christmas cheer to Cheltenham and Gloucester

Groups of up to four people will be able to travel between Cheltenham and Gloucester on Saturdays in December 2022 for just £2 in...

Cheltenham College named Independent Boarding School of the Year 2022-2023

Providing pupils with a home from home and a jam-packed social life, the winner of the Independent Boarding School of the Year...

Santa is coming to Cotswold Airport for the first time

Described as the world's first grotto production onboard a jumbo jet, Father Christmas and his elf cabin crew will be coming to...

Six year old from Gloucester wins national baking contest

Alfie Abbott's creative designs will be turned into a national recipe that will be sold across the UK next year.

‘We need laughter more than ever’ – why this year's Everyman Theatre pantomime promises to be funniest yet

In an exclusive sneak preview with SoGlos, Tweedy and writer Sam Holmes reveal why this year’s Everyman Theatre pantomime is the...

Cotswold hotel offers free three-day Christmas stay for a deserving family

Hoping to bring some festive cheer to one family, Stonehouse Court is offering a Christmas stay at the hotel near Stroud, worth...

What's happening in Cheltenham instead of a Christmas lights switch on

There might not be a countdown to the Christmas lights being switched on in Cheltenham this year, but there's plenty going on to...

Cheltenham's Christmas ice rink is cancelled for 2022

Cheltenham Borough Council has said the decision to cancel Cheltenham's Christmas ice rink in 2022 is 'regrettable' and has shared...

A stage adaptation of Disney's iconic Winnie the Pooh is coming to the Everyman Theatre

Families can see the lovable Pooh bear and Christopher Robin and their familiar friends Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit, Tigger...

CyNam brings 1,000 girls together for cyber event at 'secret' Gloucestershire location

In a radical move to capture the hearts and minds of a generation of potential female recruits - and change perceptions that cyber...

10-year-old artist brightens up city streets with cartoon creatures

A safari of animal art is being let loose in Gloucester this half-term to brighten up some of its empty city centre shops and...

Get active and hunt for ghosts this Halloween

Get all the family moving by following a trail of spooky posters on the Gloucestershire Halloween trail. It's not only fun, but...

Cotswold Water Park is getting its own ice rink this winter

Gloucestershire's biggest all-weather ice rink to date is opening at Cotswold Water Park this November 2022 — and skating sessions...

New 'doggy menu' launches in Stroud

Food traders at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud have launched a new menu catering specifically for dogs - and it's already...

Everyman Theatre reveals ambitious target to support two pantomime charities

Supporting two Gloucestershire charities for the first time in 2022, the Everyman Theatre is hoping its pantomime can fundraise...