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Ecclesiastical Insurance Group announces its new name

One of Gloucestershire's oldest and best-known brands, Ecclesiastical Insurance Group, has changed its name.

£425,000 given to start-up businesses in Gloucestershire

Start and Grow Enterprise has revealed it has invested the equivalent of £425,000 in Gloucestershire businesses and helped...

Forest of Dean firm launches 3D printed lifestyle pods

An advanced engineering firm from Gloucestershire – usually associated with the super material graphene – is starting production...

Gloucestershire glamping retreat wins Best Rural Tourism Business in the UK

Forest of Dean glamping retreat, The Roost, which was set up just over two years ago has been named Best Rural Tourism Business in...

New Japanese restaurant YOKU opening at Cheltenham’s No.131

YOKU, a brand-new 'Tokyo vogue' Japanese restaurant is opening at No.131 in Cheltenham – serving meticulously crafted sushi, sake,...

Gloucester marks International Women’s Day with a new photography project

A new project to capture portraits of Gloucester’s most inspirational women is being launched to mark International Women’s Day...

Gloucestershire businesses light up in blue and yellow to show support for Ukraine

Organisations across Gloucestershire are showing their support for Ukraine by illuminating landmarks and business premises in blue...

Nominations open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022

Exceptional county businesses can now enter Gloucestershire’s definitive business awards, as SGGBA nominations open, offering the...

Cherry blossom season is coming to Batsford Arboretum

Soak up the colours of spring at Batsford Arboretum, one of the UK’s best spots to go cherry blossom viewing, this March and April...

City Campus in Gloucester officially granted planning permission

The University of Gloucestershire’s new City Campus in Gloucester, in the former Debenhams building, has been ‘unanimously...

A giant illuminated snail is coming to Gloucester Cathedral

There’s a very special creature coming to Gloucester Cathedral this March 2022, as Luma the illuminated snail comes to visit.

Gloucestershire is home to one of the most unusual museums in the UK

A unique Gloucestershire attraction has been named one of the top 10 most unusual museums in the country.

Cotswold Airport’s party plane now boarding for tours

As well as playing host to private parties, from weddings and birthdays to corporate events, retired jumbo jet BA 747 Negus opens...

SoGlos launches brand new Gloucestershire Bucket List

Featuring the definitive collection of 100 ultimate things to do in the county, grab a beautifully illustrated printed guide or...

The National Diving and Activity Centre is closing for good

After 19 brilliant years, one of the most well-loved inland dive sites in the UK, located just across the Gloucestershire border...

Witcombe Festival 2022 announces line-up

Some big names from the music world will headline Witcombe Festival 2022 over the August bank holiday weekend. Here’s who is...

Headline sponsors of SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 revealed

As the build-up begins to the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022, we can now reveal the headline sponsors for this year’s...

Gloucester Rugby is one of the top 10 most-loved sports teams in the UK

One of only two rugby clubs to feature in the top 10, Gloucester Rugby has been named as one of the UK’s most-loved sports teams.

The proposed route for Gloucestershire’s new ‘cycle spine’ has been revealed

Stretching from Bishop’s Cleeve to Stroud, a map of the proposed route for a new 26-mile ‘cycle spine’ in Gloucestershire has been...

Category sponsors revealed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022

All of the categories and sponsors for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 have now been revealed, with some brand-new...

Gloucestershire business appointments round-up: February 2022

On the face of it February 2022 felt like a quiet month for appointments, but scratch beneath the surface and it has been anything...

Popular Gloucester pub Dr Foster’s reveals reopening date and new plans

After being closed for two years, Dr Foster’s in Gloucester Docks is set to reopen under new management – with plans to become a...

Sustainable repair cafés are opening across Gloucestershire

Locals can get their broken electronics, worn clothing and damaged goods fixed for free, or for the cost of the materials used, at...

A new wildlife haven is being created in Bishop's Cleeve

The Grangefield in Bishop's Cleeve is being transformed into a haven for local wildlife, with a new wildflower meadow and orchard...

Gloucestershire reached a record number of resident businesses in 2021

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the total number of registered businesses in Gloucestershire hit a record high in 2021.

See any movie for £3 on Cineworld Day this February

Cineworld is launching its first ever Cineworld Day this February 2022, where tickets for all movies cost just £3 – and here’s...

Partners confirmed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2022

The countdown to the 2022 SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards is on – with this year’s partners ready and raring to make the...

Major family business begins its ambitious expansion

An ambitious construction project to future-proof one of Tewkesbury’s biggest employers and one of Gloucestershire’s biggest...

University of Gloucestershire lecturer develops new TV show for Deaf people

A new TV series co-developed by University of Gloucestershire lecturer, Mitch Turnbull, airs on Film4 this February 2022.

The International Centre for Birds of Prey is closing after 55 years

One of Gloucestershire’s best-loved attractions, the International Centre for Birds of Prey in Newent, is closing its doors to the...