Gloucestershire sport & outdoor news

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

Huge inflatable assault course coming to GL1

An enormous inflatable assault course known as Lunar City is coming to Gloucester’s leisure centre, GL1 from Saturday 14 July...

Beth Parsons and Éire Rowland-Evans will captain the England U18s Tug of War team

Gloucester girls named as tug of war captains for England

Two girls from Gloucester have been named as captain and vice-captain of the England Under 18s Tug of War team, leading the...

The sessions will be a first for Sandford Parks Lido.

Sandford Parks Lido launches aqua aerobics sessions

Sure to make a splash amongst keen swimmers and fitness fanatics alike, Sandford Parks Lido has just announced a brand-new...

EXCLUSIVE: Cheltenham Town FC to host more big-name pop concerts

Following a successful first performance from Blue, Steps and Saara Aalto, Cheltenham Town Football Club has confirmed it will...

Friday night skating at GL1 cancelled after 15 years

A popular skating night held at Gloucester’s leisure centre GL1, has been cancelled after 15 years, after the group which runs...

Gloucester Rugby unveils new logo

Gloucester Rugby club has unveiled its new logo following a club wide review.

Danny Cipriani signs for Gloucester Rugby

After much speculation, Gloucester Rugby has finally confirmed that Danny Cipriani will join the team at Kingsholm this summer.

Could this be the coolest job ever?

Cheltenham Animal Shelter recruiting for Animal Care Assistant

Animal lovers across the county can be a part of the team at Cheltenham Animal Shelter, after the centre announced it’s...

Teams will battle it out inside the iconic venue.

Gloucester Cathedral to host indoor football tournament

With the World Cup taking place this summer, Gloucester Cathedral will offer football fans a chance to have a kick around inside...

New mobile app and superfast Wi-Fi for Gloucester Rugby fans

Visitors to Gloucester Rugby will soon be able to enjoy superfast Wi-Fi and a new mobile app, designed for fans to use during...

Plans for the soft play area at Cotswold Clubhouse

New soft-play and cafe opening in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parents in the Cotswolds will soon have a new soft play destination for their children to explore, when the Cotswold Clubhouse...

Inland surfing centre opening near Gloucestershire

A cutting-edge inland surfing centre will be opening in Bristol in Autumn 2019. The £2 million project will be known as The...

The gym will be the first UK franchise for the brand.

World-renowned IRON ZUU gym to open its first UK franchise in Gloucester

Fitness fanatics will have the chance to jump on the latest fitness trend as world-renowned IRON ZUU will be opening its first...

Promising plenty of wagging tails, Cheltenham will host its Dog Swim this October.

Dog Swim is coming to Sandford Parks Lido

Promising plenty of wagging tails, Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham will host its hugely-popular Dog Swim to celebrate the...

New skate park called The Barrow opens in Lechlade on April 15 2018

New skate park opens in Lechlade

A new skate park is opening in Lechlade on the site of the old Memorial Hall, after a devastating fire tore it down in 2016.

The adult-only session will feature an on-site bar!

Inflatable assault course heading to Cheltenham

Grown ups looking for a thrill can take on the ultimate Total Wipeout inspired assault course at Leisure at this month.

The Severn Bore will send a wave of panic across the county.

The Severn Bore set to change direction

One of Gloucestershire’s biggest spectacles is set to cause ripples when it changes direction this April. Shore to send...

The popular children’s play castle at Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is expanding in time for Easter.

Cattle Country expands its castle play area

The popular children’s play castle at Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is expanding, with work due to be completed in time...

The Cotswold Hare Trail will be springing up across the county and beyond!

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail set to launch this May

Set to return for its fifth year, the Cotswold Hare Trail launches in May 2018 with new partner Cotswolds AONB, branching out...

Celebrating race week in Cheltenham. But how many of the race week bingo observations can you spot?

Race week bingo card released for 2018

The ever-popular satirical race week bingo card has been released, to mark the start of the Cheltenham Festival 2018.

Thrill seekers will be able to whizz over Gloucester.

Giant zip wire coming to Gloucester

Local daredevils will be able to reach new heights when one of the UK’s biggest zip wires opens in Gloucester this year.

The inflatable is going to be 100 feet long!

Giant inflatable course is heading to Chepstow Racecourse

An enormous inflatable course will be pitching up just across the border in Chepstow this Easter, along with a host of family...

Gloucestershire’s Mermaid Academy is looking for a poolside assistant.

Mermaid assistant needed in Cheltenham

Gloucestershire’s Mermaid Academy is looking for a poolside assistant. The only proviso: You must love mermaids!

Parents won’t need to travel to Worcester for a splash pad soon, as work begins on an aquatic play zone in Cheltenham.

New splash pad to open in Cheltenham

Work is about to start on a new aquatic play space. It’s being built as part of a £2.5 million upgrade of facilities...

X Jump will host a new competition, Airclash, this January.

X Jump Trampoline Park to host Freestyle Trampoline Open

X Jump Trampoline Park in Gloucester is set to host a Freestyle Trampoline Open this January, with Airclash welcoming intermediate...

Enjoy a weekend packed with activities at The Great Shires Game Fair.

The Great Shires Game Fair to be held at Three Counties Showground

The Three Counties Showground in Malvern will welcome a brand-new event this April, when The Great Shires Game Fair sets up...

Show your support for The Gloucester Rugby Community Charity’s new challenge.

The Gloucester Rugby Community Charity launches 30:30 challenge

The Gloucester Rugby Community Charity will launch a new 30:30 challenge in spring 2018, encouraging local businesses to get...

The Robins will be changing from red to blue for one match only.

Cheltenham Town FC to wear blue strip for charity

For the first time in its history, Cheltenham Town FC will wear a blue strip during a home game to raise awareness for the...

Enjoy a host of weekly events and brand new targets at Brickhampton’s driving range.

Brickhampton Court Golf Complex launches driving range evenings

Brickhampton Court Golf Complex has launched new weekly events at its driving range, along with setting up new targets to aim...

More than a dozen local businesses joined the fun to raise awareness and funds for Rugby for Heroes.

Rugby for Heroes clay shoot fundraiser goes with a bang

Rugby for Heroes charity patron Mike Tindall ensured a thrilling day’s shooting went with a bang, at Ian Coley Shooting in...

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