Gloucestershire homes & gardens news

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.

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...

The famous zoo in Bristol’s Clifton area is reopening for the first time in over three months on Tuesday 14 July 2020.

Bristol Zoo is reopening in July

Bristol Zoo Gardens is reopening to the public in July 2020, following its closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Peter Ball & Co has five branches in Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Bishops Cleeve, Leckhampton and Charlton Kings, which are all now under new ownership by Alexander & Co.

Peter Ball & Co Estate Agency in Gloucestershire is changing ownership

Longstanding Gloucestershire estate agency, Peter Ball & Co, is now under the ownership of Alexander & Co – with wider marketing...

The public were asked to vote for the name of the new magnolia, which is a hybrid of two trees growing at Westonbirt Arboretum.

New magnolia species discovered at Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum has discovered a brand-new magnolia species – and has asked for members of the public to vote for its...

Get your garden looking gorgeous in the sun as Painswick Rococo Garden reopens for plant sales. Photo © Adrienn Bencsik.

Painswick Rococo Garden reopens for plant sales

Gloucestershire’s Painswick Rococo Garden is reopening to sell plants and flowers, this May 2020.

Miller Homes has revealed why it believes now is the perfect time to buy a new home at its new development, Scholars Place in Gloucester.

Property company says now is a perfect time to buy a new home in Gloucester

Now could be the best time to buy a new build property, according to the experts at Miller Homes.

ProCook founder Daniel O’Neill wanted to say thanks to Gloucestershire hospital workers.

Gloucester headquartered retailer ProCook donates gift to 1,600 NHS staff

Nationwide cookware and kitchen retailer ProCook, whose HQ is based in Gloucester, has shown its support of Gloucestershire...

Explore the virtual show gardens from the comfort of your living room.

RHS Malvern launches Virtual Spring Festival

Despite the event being cancelled, RHS Malvern brings its spring show to homes across Gloucestershire with the Virtual RHS...

Send in your snaps of Gloucestershire’s wildlife for a chance to win prizes in this year’s competition. Image © David Adamson.

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust photo competition now open for entries

Entries are now open for this year’s Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust photo competition with new categories and bigger prizes...

Wickes Cheltenham is re-opening following closure due to the coronavirus crisis.

Wickes Cheltenham to reopen with social distancing measures in place

The Cheltenham branch of DIY chain store Wickes is reopening to customers, as part of a national trial including six of its...

Take a virtual tour of some of the most popular home styles, including The Calver.

Miller Homes offer virtual tours to house hunters in lockdown

Don’t let the lockdown stop you from finding your dream home, as Miller Homes offers virtual tours and online reservations...

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust has launched a series of advice and activity pages on its website, helping people keep close to nature at this difficult time.

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is helping families stay close to nature during lockdown

From kids’ activity packs to top gardening tips, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is helping families maintain their connection...

Spot hand-drawn Easter eggs in the windows of Gloucestershire family homes this Easter.

Gloucestershire families are displaying Easter egg artwork in their windows

Gloucestershire families are hanging Easter egg artwork in their windows for children to spot on their daily walks during the...

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