Monday 19 October 2020

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Get your little ones to pop on their pyjamas, then head to the Lindt store at Gloucester Quays this October half term to get a free chocolate teddy.

Here’s how to get a free Lindt chocolate teddy this October 2020

Lindt at Gloucester Quays is giving away free chocolate teddies on Lindt Pyjama Day this October 2020.

The Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market has been cancelled in 2020.

Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market is cancelled for 2020

Gloucester Quays won’t be running its famous Victorian Christmas Market this year – but there is still plenty planned for the...

No more travelling to Bath, Swindon or Oxford, when the new Tommy Hilfiger outlet store opens in Gloucester Quays, this August 2020.

Tommy Hilfiger is opening at Gloucester Quays this August

Tommy Hilfiger, the iconic American lifestyle brand is opening a new designer outlet store at Gloucester Quays, this August...

Designed to make bus travel more accessible for visually and hearing-impaired people, new Stagecoach West buses in Cheltenham will have audio-visual announcements.

Stagecoach West is making buses in Cheltenham more accessible for visually impaired people

New audio-visual announcements have been introduced on Stagecoach West buses on routes into Cheltenham town centre.

Pick up some LEGO at Cabot Circus Bristol’s new store, opening later in 2020.

A new LEGO store is opening near Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire AFOLs and KFOLs get ready, LEGO has announced it will be opening its latest retail store at Cabot Circus in...

Encouraging residents to ‘Think Gloucestershire’, the new GFirst LEP campaign aims to boost local business after the Coronavirus crisis.

GFirst LEP is launching Think Gloucestershire campaign

‘Think Gloucestershire’ is a new promotional campaign designed by GFirst LEP, encouraging local people to shop, spend and take...

The new 853 Dayrider Gold ticket from Stagecoach West will cost just £10 to go from Cheltenham directly to Oxford City Centre.

Stagecoach West is taking over bus services between Cheltenham and Oxford

Bus operator Stagecoach West is offering the cheapest way to travel from Cheltenham to Oxford as it takes over the 853 bus...

The new Cheltenham Edible Art Patisserie will be serving Damien Wager’s stunning pastries and delicate sweet treats.

Flagship Edible Art Patisserie is launching in Cheltenham

Edible Art Patisserie, the flagship store from top UK pastry chef Damien Wager, is opening in Cheltenham’s Montpellier this...

The Malvern Autumn Show, which was due to have a giant vegetable competition, cider garden and new Malvern Gin Show, will not go ahead this September 2020.

Malvern Autumn Show is cancelled for 2020

The Malvern Autumn Show at Three Counties Showground has been cancelled for 2020, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic....

Non-essential shops in Gloucester’s King’s Walk, including Primark, are reopening on Monday 15 June 2020.

King’s Walk Gloucester shops reopening in June 2020

A majority of shops in Gloucester’s King’s Walk shopping centre are reopening on Monday 15 June 2020 – including the eagerly...

Gloucester Quays stores including H&M, Ted Baker, Allsaints, Jack Wills, Nike, M&S, The North Face, Hotel Chocolat and Gap are all opening on day one of trading after lockdown.

Gloucester Quays is reopening in June 2020

Gloucester Quays is reopening on Monday 15 June 2020 with some changes to the outlet shopping destination. Here are all the...

Gloucestershire homelessness charity Emmaus has changed its store layouts to help shoppers stay safe.

Gloucestershire charity shops reopening this June

Gloucestershire homelessness charity, Emmaus, is reopening two of its charity shops in Gloucester and Nailsworth this June...

Regent Arcade in Cheltenham is home to over 50 stores, including H&M, River Island, Topshop, Pandora and TK Maxx.

Regent Arcade in Cheltenham is reopening in June

Cheltenham’s Regent Arcade shopping centre is reopening on Monday 15 June 2020, following the latest government advice.

Social distancing measures will be in place for shoppers at John Lewis & Partners Cheltenham, when the department store reopens in June 2020.

John Lewis in Cheltenham is reopening in June

John Lewis in Cheltenham will be one of the first in the UK to reopen to customers in June 2020, with social distancing and...

Cabot Circus shopping centre in Bristol will reopen with social distancing measures in place this June 2020.

Cabot Circus is reopening in June 2020

Cabot Circus in nearby Bristol will open again this June, following the easing of lockdown restrictions.

The covered ice rink in Imperial Gardens in Cheltenham will be the only one in Gloucestershire to offer ice skating in all weather.

Cheltenham ice rink confirmed for 2020

Plans to bring an outdoor ice rink to Cheltenham’s Imperial Gardens have been given the go ahead for Christmas 2020, with a...

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.

The shower manufacturer, based in Cheltenham, has produced 10,000 face shields for local NHS workers.

Gloucestershire based shower manufacturer Kohler Mira produces PPE for local NHS workers

Gloucestershire shower manufacturer Kohler Mira has produced and donated thousands of face shields to protect NHS Gloucestershire...

SLG Brands has donated hundreds of beauty products for Gloucestershire NHS workers to enjoy.

Beauty company SLG Brands donates products to Gloucestershire NHS staff

SLG Brands, a Cheltenham-based beauty company, has donated 40 boxes of beauty products to hardworking NHS staff in Gloucestershire.

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...

Gloucester Quays Food Festival will next take place in July 2021.

Gloucester Quays Food Festival is cancelled for 2020

In light of the Coronavirus crisis, Gloucester Quays Food Festival has been cancelled for 2020 and rescheduled for 2021.

Pupils from Rosary Primary School in Stroud have been crafting Easter bonnets at home and sending photos to Lilian Faithfull Care staff for residents to judge.

Lilian Faithfull Care residents judge Easter bonnet competition

Lilian Faithfull Care residents are judging an Easter bonnet crafting competition for pupils at Rosary Primary School during...

Stagecoach West offer free bus travel to NHS staff across Gloucestershire

The county’s NHS key workers are being supported by Stagecoach West.

Leonard Cheshire is looking for people to fill social care roles during the Coronavirus crisis.

Leonard Cheshire is offering social care jobs in Gloucestershire amid Coronavirus crisis

In light of the Coronavirus outbreak, Leonard Cheshire is looking for workers to fill social care roles at Gloucestershire...

Donations fund ‘boost boxes’, sleep pods and wellbeing support to NHS workers during the fight against the pandemic.

Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity raises over £100k for its COVID-19 Rapid Response Appeal

After launching its COVID-19 Rapid Response Appeal just a few weeks ago, Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity has now...

Gloucestershire businesses are going the extra mile during the Coronavirus crisis.

Gloucestershire businesses doing something special during the Coronavirus crisis

Gloucestershire businesses are doing all they can to help their customers during the Coronavirus. It’s not all doom and gloom…

Donating to Superdry Creative Centre will help the company to distribute its quality clothing to key NHS workers.

Superdry Creative Centre is donating cotton essentials to NHS workers

Superdry Creative Centre in Cheltenham is raising funds to donate its quality cotton essentials to NHS workers, who need comfortable,...

The appeal hopes to raise enough money to save Leckhampton Court Hospice, which is Gloucestershire’s only inpatient palliative care unit for cancer patients.

Sue Ryder launches emergency appeal to save its hospices

Sue Ryder is launching an emergency appeal to save Leckhampton Court Hospice from closure as the Coronavirus crisis affects...

Undergraduate nurses from the University of Gloucestershire will support NHS staff in hospitals and health centres across the county.

University of Gloucestershire student nurses step up to help during Coronavirus outbreak

Student nurses from the University of Gloucestershire are stepping up to help the NHS during the Coronavirus outbreak.

The appeal hopes to raise funds so hospice nurses like Eden Edney can continue to provide end of life care to patients at home, freeing up beds in Gloucestershire’s hospitals. Image © Thousand Word Media

Longfield Hospice launches COVID-19 urgent appeal

Local charity, Longfield Hospice launches COVID-19 urgent appeal to raise funds for its Hospice at Home service.

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