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Popular family venue Over Farm is set to get some exciting new attractions.

Gloucester’s Over Farm set to launch new Countryside Adventure attraction

The home of PYO, Spookyard and Frightmare, Over Farm in Gloucester is set to open a new Countryside Adventure attraction –...

Gloucester-Hartpury Women’s RFC has announced its latest big signing – Renouf Wealth Management.

Hartpury women's rugby team reveals new sponsor

Elite women’s rugby team Gloucester-Hartpury is celebrating revealing a new signing – its latest sponsor.

There’s not long until the winners of SGGLA 2021 are revealed at the official awards evening.

SGGLA 2021 votes are counted in run up to awards night

The public has spoken and the winners for the fourth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have been chosen – with...

Gloucester Rugby will face Leicester Tigers at Kingsholm Stadium where Stowford Press are giving away 250 pints.

Gloucester Rugby is giving away free pints

The Cherry and Whites have their first home game of the season tonight (Friday 24 September 2021) where fans will be able to...

Cleeve Hill is the fastest peak for climbers to tackle in the UK, according to a new study from Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages.

Gloucestershire hill named the UK’s ‘fastest mountain to climb’

A county hill has been named the ‘fastest mountain to climb’ in the UK, based on data from running app, Strava.

Do you dare to brave Over Farm’s Frightmare this Halloween 2021?

Frightmare is back bigger and better for Halloween 2021

Frightmare at Over Farm in Gloucester will put your courage and bravery to the test with more spine-tingling attractions than...

Take a trip on one of Gloucester’s first all-electric boats this 2021.

Gloucester’s first electric and solar powered boat hire service launches

Primarily powered by solar panels, this all-electric fleet of boats is a great way to explore Gloucester’s heritage.

Voting for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards closes on Friday 17 September 2021.

Last chance to vote for your favourites in SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

There are just a few days left to show your support for the best local restaurants, pubs, hotels, venues, attractions and lifestyle...

Try your hand at axe throwing as Eat Sleep Axe, opening in Cheltenham.

Axe throwing coming to Cheltenham

Got a good aim? Put it into practice at a new axe throwing venue, coming to Cheltenham in September 2021.

The premiership rugby club is going carbon neutral, as Gloucester Rugby introduces reusable cups at Kingsholm.

Gloucester Rugby goes carbon neutral with new reusable cup scheme

The Cherry and Whites make another move towards sustainability with a new eco-friendly initiative to use reusable cups at its...

Voting for the 2021 SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards closes on Friday 17 September 2021.

Voting is open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

There’s still chance to show your support for Gloucestershire’s best lifestyle businesses and attractions, with a month left...

What does your Slimbridge experience look like? Share what the WWT site means to you with its new #MySlimbridge campaign. © Clem Hencher Stevens.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre invites families to share their summer wetland adventures

Families exploring Slimbridge Wetland Centre this summer are being encouraged to share their adventures as part of its new...

Environmental charity Hubbub is calling on mountain bikers to significantly reduce litter along the popular Forest of Dean bike trails.

Litter picking launched on Forest of Dean mountain bike trails

The #LoveYourForest campaign has joined forces with the Gloucestershire mountain biking community to clear litter from the...

A new campaign is being launched to protect Cotswold Water Park near Cirencester from antisocial behaviour.

Cotswold Water Park launches new Enjoy and Respect campaign

The new Enjoy and Respect campaign is being launched to reduce the environmental impact of antisocial behaviour on the beautiful...

The McMurtry Spéirling is the brainchild of a Gloucestershire engineer and is hailed as the future of motorsport world-wide.

EXCLUSIVE: The future of electric motorsport is being built in Gloucestershire

The McMurtry Spéirling may look like the new Batmobile, but it is possibly the world’s most advanced electric racing car made...

Back row player Ruan Ackermann sports the new Gloucester Rugby shirt, designed and produced by long-term partners Oxen and sporting the name of its new main sponsor, BiGDUG.

Gloucester Rugby unveils major new signing

A new headline name has been added to the shirts of Gloucester Rugby for the coming season, making for one of the biggest signings...

Charlotte Dujardin has won her sixth Olympic medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. ©  British Equestrian / Jon Stroud Media

Gloucestershire athlete makes history at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Gloucestershire-based horse rider Charlotte Dujardin has won a Bronze medal in the individual dressage at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Ex-gymnastics champion Jimmy Taylor Cardoso has launched the new Cheltenham and Gloucester Gymnastics Club, near Eastern Avenue.

Former gymnastics champion opens new club in Gloucester

A new gymnastics club, with space for more than a thousand young people in Gloucester, has opened this summer.

SoGlos got a first look inside the Sportesse-designed super-gym at Gloucester Rugby’s new city centre training facilities.

First look inside: Gloucester Rugby’s new super gym

Gloucester Rugby has not hung around in getting its new Kingsholm training centre fit for purpose – and SoGlos got to take...

Join in on a 5km run in Gloucestershire as Parkrun returns after 16 months, this July 2021.

Parkrun is returning to Gloucestershire

Making a return for the first time in 16 months, runners will be able to take part in Parkrun’s weekly 5k events across Gloucestershire...

Residents and visitors can look forward to a packed schedule of films, music, and summer sport at Imperial Gardens in Cheltenham, this July and August 2021.

Free big screen entertainment is coming to Cheltenham

Enjoy free open-air entertainment on the new big screen at Cheltenham’s Imperial Gardens this summer.

Visitors to Beechenhurst can see nine brand-new sculptures along the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail, launching in July 2021.

Brand-new installations at the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail are revealed

To celebrate its 35th anniversary, the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust has unveiled nine new sculptures along its famous trail,...

Horseracing is returning to Cheltenham in October 2021, with tickets on sale now.

Tickets for new Cheltenham Racecourse season on sale now

The new 2021-22 season of racedays at Cheltenham Racecourse, including The Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup 2022, are on sale...

Officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows will be flying over Gloucestershire in July 2021.

Here’s when you can see the Red Arrows over Gloucestershire

The Red Arrows are due to fly over Gloucestershire this July 2021.

Enjoy a refreshing bottle of West Country cider, launched by a Gloucester Rugby star.

Gloucester Rugby star launches cider business

Made from locally sourced apples and traditionally-crafted, Gloucester Rugby star Jake Polledri has unveiled his new Just Pressed...

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.

Aces Minigolf is opening at Dobbies Garden Centre in Gloucester this July 2021.

A new minigolf course is opening in Gloucester

Take on 12 holes of minigolf as a new course opens this July 2021 at Dobbies Garden Centre in Gloucester.

A new sponsorship deal will see the Gloucester Rugby’s Shed become known as The Compeed Shed.

Gloucester Rugby’s Shed gets a new name in major sponsorship deal

Gloucester Rugby has signed a new long-term partnership with naming rights meaning The Shed will now become The Compeed Shed.

Dan Evans played on Court No.1 in the second round of Wimbledon 2021, securing a straight set victory. © AELTC/Jon Super.

The Cheltenham tennis player you can watch at Wimbledon

British number one tennis player, Cheltenham’s Dan Evans, is through to the third round at Wimbledon – and here’s when Gloucestershire...

Cheltenham’s Dan Evans will be taking part in the Tokyo Olympic Games this 2021 alongside tennis stars such as Andy Murray.

Gloucestershire athlete will compete for Team GB in Tokyo Olympics

Competing alongside Andy Murray in the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Cheltenham tennis player Dan Evans will be going for...

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