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750 children a day attend Atlas Camps during the school holidays in Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and the Cotswolds – with its new Tewkesbury venue opening this summer.

Gloucestershire’s biggest kids’ camp provider opens 23rd venue

Popular holiday camp provider, Atlas Camps, is opening a brand-new base in Tewkesbury – its 23rd new venue in just 10 years...

The SoGlos networking event, staged in partnership with Cheltenham accountants Crowe, was held at Ian Coley School of Shooting.

Gloucestershire businesses gather for a networking day with a difference

Bosses from some of Gloucestershire’s most exciting companies came together to lock horns – in a friendly fashion – at a networking...

Little Amal’s visit to Cheltenham in June 2022 was supported by crowds of thousands.

Little Amal's walk in Cheltenham

Little Amal, the iconic giant puppet who walked from Syria in support of refugees, walked through Cheltenham for the New Steps,...

The Queen’s Baton Relay route through England has been revealed – and it includes Gloucestershire!

The Commonwealth Games Baton is coming to Gloucestershire this summer

The official Queen’s Baton Relay, which celebrates the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, is passing through Gloucestershire,...

Dave Townsend was inspired to create BallTrace after his daughter hit a tennis ball into another court and couldn’t identify which one was hers.

Cheltenham dad’s tennis ball invention comes just in time for Wimbledon 2022

A new marking kit created in Gloucestershire stops tennis balls being lost during practice.

Tierra and Mar in Cirencester has been recognised as south west Restaurant of the Year at the 2022 Food Awards.

Cirencester restaurant wins national award

Sheep Street’s European restaurant was crowned the south west’s Restaurant of the Year this June 2022.

After two years away due to the pandemic members of Constructing Excellence Gloucestershire gathered for their annual conference at the University of Gloucestershire’s business school.

More than 150 attend Gloucestershire construction event

After more than two years away due to the pandemic what is possibly the biggest construction-dedicated event in Gloucestershire...

Hannah Stevens opens her new brownie shop, Baked in the Shire, in Worcester Street in Gloucester, on Saturday 25 June.

New brownie shop launches in Gloucester

Brownie shop Baked in the Shire will open its doors to the public in Gloucester this summer, and SoGlos got a preview of what...

A recruitment drive at Gloucestershire headquartered Renishaw would push staff numbers at the firm to well above 5,000 worldwide.

Renishaw looks to recruit more than 180 new staff

One of Gloucestershire and the UK’s leading engineering firms is continuing its strong post pandemic growth with a major recruitment...

Gloucestershire design agencies Mighty and Third Floor Design are joining forces to capitalise on the Golden Valley Development.

‘Golden Valley factor’ spurs merger of Gloucestershire brand agencies

Mighty has announced its takeover of another of Gloucestershire’s well-established brand agencies, Third Floor Design, citing...

Cheltenham tennis player Dan Evans will be back playing at Wimbledon 2022, this summer. © AELTC/Jon Super.

The Cheltenham tennis player you can watch at Wimbledon

Cheltenham’s Dan Evans will be playing at Wimbledon: The Championship in 2022 – and here’s when Gloucestershire tennis fans...

See the skills and talents of the local crafting community at New Brewery Arts’ latest exhibition, this July 2022.

New Brewery Arts launches exhibition to celebrate local crafters

Raw Talent at New Brewery Arts this July 2022 showcases the work of local crafters who have taken part in workshops and courses...

Take part in an exciting variety of workshops and get closer to nature at the picturesque Miserden Estate in Stroud, starting this June 2022.

Miserden reveals an exciting line up of workshops for summer 2022

Celebrating the summer, Miserden is introducing a brand-new programme of workshops inspired by traditional craftsmanship, encouraging...

Being held at one of Cheltenham’s coolest venues, #SGGLA 2022 takes place at the DEYA Brewery Taproom on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

SGGLA 2022 awards night fast approaching

It won’t be long before the craft beer is flowing and the accolades for the very best businesses are revealed at the SoGlos...

The addition of a dedicated area for those with children in tow promises to make RIAT 2022 a more family-friendly experience than ever.

New family enclosure launching at Royal International Air Tattoo 2022

A new dedicated area for families at RAF Fairford’s Royal International Air Tattoo will be packed with kid-centric entertainment,...

Dan Hodgson, Prima Dental’s chief commercial officer, said the Gloucestershire business had enjoyed ‘a fantastic last 18 months’.

Growth continues to drive recruitment at Prima Dental

Specialist manufacturing firm to healthcare markets worldwide, Prima Dental, continues to mark itself out as one of Gloucestershire’s...

Expect New York-style bagels and decadent bakes when The Steamhouse opens in Cheltenham.

A new bagel shop from a cult bakery is opening in Cheltenham

The launch date has been revealed for Cheltenham’s latest lunch spot – and some of the best bagels outside of New York...

There’s fun in store at Camp-4-2-11 – one of Gloucestershire’s favourite summer holiday camps – with locations in Stroud, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucester and Cheltenham this July and August 2022.

One of Gloucestershire’s best-loved summer camps has launched two new locations

Still wondering how you can keep the kids occupied during the summer holiday? Alongside Cheltenham and Gloucester, Camp 4-2-11...

See land and seascape artist, Adele Riley, in action at Cotswold Sculpture Park near South Cerney on selected dates from June to September 2022.

Cotswold Sculpture Park has a new artist in residence

Here’s when you can see landscape painter Adele Riley in residence at Cotswold Sculpture Park during its 2022 season.

Sara Da Silva Brazilian Sportswear has launched a made-to-order capsule collection in a bid to reduce waste and provide more inclusive sizing.

Gloucestershire activewear brand is UK’s first to launch a sustainable pre-order system

Gloucester-based Sara Da Silva Brazilian Sportswear is putting sustainability and inclusivity centre stage, as it launches...

Two thousand learners are expected to attend Gloucestershire’s AccXel construction skills centre in Cinderford during the next 12 months.

Forest of Dean firm set to build second construction skills centre

The team behind Gloucestershire’s new multi-million-pound AccXel construction school in the Forest of Dean has revealed it...

Seafood, pasta, salads and, of course, tiramisu are on the menu at the new foodie hotspot at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud.

New Italian restaurant opens in Stroud

Terra Cucina Italiana has been years in the making for a passionate foodie couple bringing their Italian heritage to Gloucestershire...

Discover the benefits bringing people together in Gloucestershire can have for businesses.

Why Gloucestershire businesses benefit from bringing people together

Leave laptops behind and embrace meeting in person again, with 95 per cent of people believing they build better business relationships...

Business leaders and partners of GFirst LEP gathered in the sunshine to enjoy refreshments, networking and food by Cheltenham’s Whoozy Pig, beside the venue for the local enterprise partnership’s annual event – Cotswold Airport’s Boeing 747.

GFirst LEP Annual Review calls for the county to look to the future

Gloucestershire’s business community gathered onboard a Boeing 747 at Cotswold Airport for the GFirst LEP Annual Review 2022,...

Winners from the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2021 take a bow.

Hundreds of entries for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022

Entries have now closed for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 – with more than 380 nominations from 178 different...

Former early years teacher and green entrepreneur from the Cotswolds, Dani Seatter, has just published a new children’s book about the environment.

Sir David Attenborough praises Cotswold entrepreneur for her new children’s book

An entrepreneur from the Cotswolds, who has just published a children’s book raising awareness of environmental issues, has...

Gloucestershire’s Woodchester Valley Vineyard has won three silver medals at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards for its Reserve Cuvée, Orpheus Bacchus and soon-to-be released English Sauvignon Blanc.

Gloucestershire vineyard wins three international wine medals

Woodchester Valley Vineyard near Stroud has scooped a hat-trick of medals in one of the world’s most prestigious wine competitions....

Children can pick up musical theatre skills and meet new friends at Stagecoach Performing Arts’s summer workshops – taking place at its schools in Cheltenham, Cirencester and Gloucester.

Stagecoach Performing Arts is running summer holiday schools for children in Gloucestershire

Keeping theatre-loving kids entertained during the summer holidays, Stagecoach Performing Arts is running acting, dancing and...

Hetty’s Kitchen has a new HQ in Gloucester, with a bakery café and a brunch menu.

First look inside: The brand-new Hetty’s Bakery Café in Gloucester

Gloucestershire’s ‘brownie wizards’ have a brand-new home, with SoGlos getting a sneak peek at the new Hetty’s Kitchen HQ,...

Food outlet Elote, after the grilled Mexican sweetcorn of the same name, is the latest business to be joining Gloucester Food Dock in 2022.

Spicy new venue revealed at Gloucester Food Dock

Gloucester Food Dock, one of the most hotly anticipated developments in the city, will be hosting its own new Mexican eatery...

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