Sunday 21 April 2019

Gloucestershire news

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

Muse Brasserie is opening in Cheltenham in May 2019.

New Cheltenham restaurant Muse Brasserie announces opening date

Bringing its own blend of modern European fine dining to Cheltenham, Muse Brasserie will open its doors in May 2019.

Gloucester Cathedral will ring its bells for seven minutes for Notre Dame.

Gloucester Cathedral bells to ring for Notre Dame

Gloucester Cathedral is joining cathedrals across the country to pay respects to Notre Dame by ringing its bells for seven...

Fat Toni’s Pizza is moving to a new location in Stroud’s Merrywalks centre

Fat Toni’s Pizza to move to bigger Stroud venue

Fat Toni’s Pizza is moving to a new home in Stroud, as part of a huge redevelopment project.

Kids will love playing in the cafe at Dinky Street

EXCLUSIVE: First look inside Dinky Street

Dinky Street opens its doors in April 2019, promising hours of imaginative play to children in Gloucestershire, as the first...

Far fetched: Ice skating for dogs is coming to Cheltenham!

Boots Corner Cheltenham to be transformed into ice skating rink for dogs

Roll over dog swim, Cheltenham is playing host to the first dog skate today – as Boots Corner is transformed into an ice-skating...

A 1000ft zip wire is coming to Gloucester Docks during the Gloucester Tall Ships Adventure Festival

Huge zip wire coming to Gloucester Docks

Take in views of Gloucester Docks like you’ve never seen it before, as a huge zip wire comes to the city as part of the Tall...

Kids can eat for free at Giggling Squid to celebrate the Thai New Year.

Kids eat free at Giggling Squid for Thai New Year

Dress up the kids in floral clothing and enjoy a free meal at Cheltenham’s Giggling Squid restaurant to celebrate Thai New...

A soft play centre is no longer on the cards at Gloucester Quays

Gloucester Quays confirms soft play will not open

Plans for a giant soft play centre inside Gloucester Quays will not go ahead as planned.

Domaine 16 will be opening on Regent Street in Cheltenham and will serve cheese and wine.

Cheltenham cheese and wine bar reveals opening date

Set to be Cheltenham’s first cheese and wine bar, Domaine 16 has announced when it will be opening in the town next month.

Coffee #1 will replace the former Montpellier Lodge restaurant in Cheltenham’s Montpellier Gardens.

Montpellier Lodge to open as new Cheltenham coffee shop

Former Cheltenham restaurant, Montpellier Lodge, will be replaced by new café, Coffee #1.

Exceptional crowd numbers attended The Festival™ presented by Magners 2019, breaking all previous records.

Best year yet for The Festival presented by Magners

Record crowds flocked to Cheltenham Racecourse for each day of The Festival™ presented by Magners 2019, breaking all records...

Chris White is chef director at The White Spoon, which has announced its closure

The White Spoon announces closure

After three years in Cheltenham, fine dining restaurant, The White Spoon has announced it will close its doors this month.

Could you be the next trustee for The Family Haven?

The Family Haven on the lookout for new trustees

SoGlos’s Charity of the Year 2019, The Family Haven, is on the hunt for new trustees to join its board and help make...

SoGlos took part in The Festival Shop Window fun and excitement at our Imperial Square offices.

The Festival Shop Window Competition 2019 winners revealed

The winners of the very first Gloucestershire-wide Shop Window competition to celebrate The Festival™ presented by Magners...

There will be free parking in Cheltenham this Race Week.

Free parking in Cheltenham during race week

It’ll be free to park in Cheltenham’s council-run car parks during race week, to try and encourage more shoppers into town.

Shortlist revealed and voting now open for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards

The shortlist for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2019 has been decided – and voting is now open.

Photos from inside SLG © James Fear of Fear Photography

Never before seen photos of SLG’s amazing new offices

Taking a tour of what are unquestionably Gloucestershire’s coolest offices, the SoGlos team find out what goes on inside SLG’s...

Anthropologie is to open on Cheltenham’s Promenade.

Anthropologie Cheltenham reveals Cheltenham store location

Plans have been submitted to open Cheltenham’s new Anthropologie store inside a former shop on Cheltenham’s Promenade.

The SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2019 have got off to an exciting start.

476 nominations received for SGGLA 2019

Hundreds of the county’s best businesses have nominated themselves for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2019, with...

Last year’s #ColourMeMarch Ladies Day competition winner, Katie Drury, dressed to impress in bright yellows and pinks.

#ColourMeMarch Ladies Day competition open to men for the first time

With the chance to win a brand new car, for the first time men and women will be dressing to impress for Cheltenham Racecourse’s...

Cementing No. 131’s position at the top of Cheltenham’s upmarket party scene is the new Gin & Juice bar.

No. 131's new Gin & Juice bar now open

Following a bold refurbishment, Cheltenham’s new Gin & Juice bar at No. 131 is now open – replacing the popular Crazy Eights....

One of this year’s BRIT Award-winners is on the line up.

Barn on the Farm headliners announced

The first headliners have been announced for Barn on the Farm 2019 at Over Farm in Gloucester, and it’s set to be massive…

The Big Feastival returns to the Cotswolds this Summer

The Big Feastival announces line up

Returning to the Cotswolds for an eighth year, The Big Feastival is back this summer with a line up even bigger than before!...

Businesses of all sizes have until Thursday 28 February 2019 to nominate themselves.

Last chance to nominate for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards

Less than one week remains for businesses to nominate themselves for an award in the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards...

Float in the Forest is opening its doors in February 2019

EXCLUSIVE: First look inside Float in the Forest

Gloucestershire’s brand-new flotation centre is opening its doors this weekend. Float in the Forest invited SoGlos for a first...

Classic pub grub served at The Horse & Groom includes burgers…

Cheltenham Racecourse is set to launch its own pub

Complete with real ales, scratchings and scotch eggs, Cheltenham Racecourse will be launching its very own pub, The Horse &...

Greg James is visiting Cheltenham to kick off the May bank holiday weekend

Greg James to play at Cheltenham Racecourse for May Bank Holiday

The last day of the racing season will be one to remember, as Greg James comes to Cheltenham Racecourse to get the party started...

The visitor centre at Cotswold Farm Park has been completely transformed.

Cotswold Farm Park reveals new visitor centre

Cotswold Farm Park has revealed the first pictures of its brand-new visitor centre after an extensive renovation project.

Nile Rodgers and CHIC will perform at Kingsholm Stadium this summer.

Nile Rodgers & CHIC announce Kingsholm concert

Bringing disco to Gloucester Rugby’s Kingsholm Stadium this summer, superstars Nile Rodgers & CHIC will be performing...

Gloucestershire Pride will host Picnic in the Park in Cheltenham.

Cheltenham to host first Pride event in a decade

Following on from the success of last year’s Gloucester Pride, Cheltenham is now set to host its own Pride event in Pittville...

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