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Get the latest Gloucestershire homes & gardens news for Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury – exclusively written by the SoGlos team.

The stress of soaring energy bills in 2022 has made saving money even more important – and The Mortgage Brain in Gloucester could help some homeowners with that now.

Gloucestershire mortgage brokers say new mortgage deals could help offset energy price hikes

Experts at Gloucester-based The Mortgage Brain suggest homeowners with mortgage deals coming to an end this year could make...

The former home of poet Charles Tomlinson is among 32 sites in the south west to be given listed status in 2021 – with two of them in Gloucestershire.

Two Gloucestershire locations are added to the National Heritage List for England

A Cotswold cottage that was home to a famous poet and an original limestone packhorse bridge are being protected with listed...

Sue Ryder’s charity initiative to collect Christmas trees across Gloucestershire will dispose of them sustainably, while raising money for Leckhampton Court Hospice in Cheltenham.

Gloucestershire charity launches Christmas tree recycling scheme

Get the new year off to a charitable and environmentally friendly start by booking a Christmas tree collection to raise money...

Create a wonderful elf or fairy this Christmas to display at Brio Retirement Living’s Beechwood Park, to bring festive cheer to the gardens.

Brio Retirement Living asks Gloucestershire children to design Christmas decorations for its garden

Imaginative kids are being called on to help Brio Retirement Living create a beautiful elf and fairy garden this Christmas...

Honouring residents past and present who have served in the armed forces, Lilian Faithfull Care is marking Remembrance Day 2021, with residents like 102-year-old Marjorie creating poppy-themed artwork.

Lilian Faithfull Care pays tribute to residents this Remembrance Day

The Gloucestershire elderly care charity is paying its respects to current and former residents who fought and lost their lives...

Naylor Powell’s new office is now open on Noel Lee Way in Cam.

Naylor Powell opens a new office in Cam

Gloucestershire estate agent, Naylor Powell, is growing – opening a new sales and lettings office in Cam.

Lilian Faithfull Care staff share their stories about why the Gloucestershire charity is such a wonderful place to work.

Care home staff share why they love working for Lilian Faithfull Care

Staff at Lilian Faithfull Care homes in Gloucestershire are sharing why they love working for the charity – and why others...

There’s not long until the winners of SGGLA 2021 are revealed at the official awards evening.

SGGLA 2021 votes are counted in run up to awards night

The public has spoken and the winners for the fourth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have been chosen – with...

Voting for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards closes on Friday 17 September 2021.

Last chance to vote for your favourites in SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

There are just a few days left to show your support for the best local restaurants, pubs, hotels, venues, attractions and lifestyle...

See houses swamped with junk transformed into beautifully redesigned rooms in Channel 5’s new home-makeover show, hosted by Nick Knowles.

Cirencester TV presenter stars in new home makeover show

DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles, who lives near Cirencester, is fronting Channel 5’s new home makeover show, Big House Clearout....

Voting for the 2021 SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards closes on Friday 17 September 2021.

Voting is open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

There’s still chance to show your support for Gloucestershire’s best lifestyle businesses and attractions, with a month left...

Cotwolds-based interior designer and TV star, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, is returning to Changing Rooms this August 2021.

Changing Rooms is back on TV with famous Cotswolds designer

Channel 4’s Changing Rooms reboot starts this August 2021, with flamboyant Cotswolds-based interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen...

Joinery apprentices, Drew Lewis and Ethan Godwin, have created two free street libraries at housing developments in Wotton-under-Edge and Stonehouse.

Gloucestershire apprentices create free street libraries

Two apprentice joiners working in Gloucestershire have created miniature community street libraries for housing developments...

Cheltenham-based Lilian Faithfull Care provides elderly and specialist dementia care to people across Gloucestershire.

Lilian Faithfull Care opens new dementia facility in Cheltenham

The charity’s new Butterfly Wing at Royal Court care home in Cheltenham offers specialist dementia care and one-to-one support...

Countryfile’s Adam Henson is welcoming visitors to explore a sea of wildflowers this summer at Cotswold Farm Park

Cotswold Farm Park Flower Field opens for summer

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park has opened its wild flower field for summer 2021.

Lilian Faithfull Care in Bloom is a new gardening competition for residents, day care visitors and staff.

Lilian Faithfull Care launches a new gardening competition in Gloucestershire

Green fingered residents, day care hub visitors and staff at Lilian Faithfull Care homes are creating garden patches for the...

Don’t miss the chance to visit the Confetti Flower Field, this June 2021.

Confetti Flower Field to open for summer

SEE THE SOGLOS VIDEO – The dates have been revealed for the 10 days the Confetti Flower Field in Pershore will be open...

Don’t miss the chance to nominate your lifestyle business to win at Gloucestershire’s biggest awards when SGGLA returns for 2021.

Nominations close soon for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

The fourth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, sponsored by Willans LLP solicitors, are fast approaching – and...

Cotswold Lavender will be open to the public this summer, from Wednesday 16 June to Thursday 5 August 2021.

Cotswold Lavender announces summer opening dates

SEE THE SOGLOS VIDEO – Cotswold Lavender, near Broadway, has announced exactly when it will open its fields this summer...

Nuffield Health Cheltenham brings together medical and surgical expertise to offer individual care in a safe setting – without a long waiting list.

Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital is reassuring patients that it is still safe to have a procedure

Providing orthopaedic care, men’s health, women’s health, spinal services, sports injury treatments and more, Nuffield...

Lilian Faithfull Care will have been caring for Gloucestershire’s elderly people for 75 years, this May 2021.

Lilian Faithfull Care is celebrating its 75 year anniversary

This May 2021, Lilian Faithfull Care celebrates 75 years of caring for older people in Gloucestershire.

Brunsdon Financial launched its new B Mortgage Services, this March 2021.

Brunsdon Financial launches a new mortgage service

Promising to help take the stress out of buying a new home, Gloucester-based Brunsdon Financial has launched B Mortgage Services....

Faithfull House residents are some of the first people in the country to receive both doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccination.

Lilian Faithfull Care residents are some of the first to receive second Covid vaccination

Residents at Faithfull House in Cheltenham are among the first people in the UK to receive a second dose of the Pfizer Covid-19...

The appeal is asking people to dedicate a dandelion to help give Gloucester Royal Hospital a tranquil green space for staff to relax.

Dandelion appeal set to fund a new garden at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

The Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity has launched its Commemorative Dandelion Appeal to fund the creation of a new...

Lilian Faithfull Care homes and day care hubs are reopening this March 2021, after the prime minister’s roadmap out of lockdown was revealed.

Lilian Faithfull Care homes are reopening to visitors in March

People will soon be able to see and hold hands with their elderly loved ones, as Lilian Faithfull Care homes across Gloucestershire...

Committed to environmental sustainability, Elmore Court owner Anselm Guise pledges to rewild almost a quarter of the estate, which has been in his family since the 13th century. © Rob Tarren

Elmore Court is rewilding a quarter of its grounds and building six new treehouses

Elmore Court has revealed it will be returning a quarter of its estate to nature, rewilding approximately 250 acres of former...

Aynhoe Park’s flying giraffe is one of the most unique lots going under the hammer.

Aynhoe Park is auctioning off its eccentric collection of art, furniture and curiosities in January 2021

The owners of Aynhoe Park, the stunning Cotswolds stately home and celebrity wedding venue, are auctioning off its iconic contents...

Interactive projectors will allow Lilian Faithfull Care residents to play motion detecting games on any surface – even a bed, but the charity needs to raise £35,000 to buy them.

Lilian Faithfull Care aims to raise £35,000 for new technology

Gloucestershire-based elderly care charity, Lilian Faithfull Care, is asking the public for donations to help it buy interactive...

Bristol Zoo is set to move to the Wild Place Project in South Gloucestershire, Bristol Zoological Society has revealed.

Bristol Zoo is relocating to South Gloucestershire

After 185 years, Bristol Zoo is moving from its historic site in Clifton to the Wild Place Project in South Gloucestershire...

Lilian Faithfull Care’s day centres in Cheltenham and Stroud will reopen to elderly people and their families, this September 2020.

Lilian Faithfull Care day centres are reopening in September

Lilian Faithfull Care’s The Secret Garden Hub in Cheltenham and Uplands Day Centre in Stroud will be welcoming visitors back...

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