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Most romantic places to visit in the Cotswolds revealed by travel experts

If you're planning a special weekend away for you and a loved one, it helps to have a few romantic surprises up your sleeve....

University of Gloucestershire selected for national scheme to grow degree apprenticeships

The University of Gloucestershire has been granted £12 million to support a national drive to increase the availability of degree...

SoGlos launches new Gloucestershire Apprenticeships guest section

To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week 2024, SoGlos has launched a new Apprenticeships section dedicated to the training...

Two Gloucestershire apprentices join Gloucester's £107 million The Forum project

Building the foundations for a career in construction at one of Gloucestershire's biggest developments, two local apprentices have...

Cotswold IT company announces first apprenticeship programme

Cirencester-based Gbics is launching its first ever apprenticeship programme this February 2024, to coincide with National...

Here's your chance to help shape the future of SoGlos

With the chance to win John Lewis and Laithwaite's Wine vouchers as a thank you for your valued feedback, complete our two new...

Hollie Gazzard Trust launches campaign to keep its ground-breaking app free in the UK

The HollieGuard app helps to keep over 500,000 users safe with its unique personal safety features — and the charity behind it,...

Forest of Dean businesses awarded £22,000 of national funding

Two small businesses in the Forest of Dean have been awarded a share of £22,000 to go towards making significant improvements to...

First look: Inside the new £5 million Cotswolds fitness club

A new luxury membership club is opening in Tetbury this February 2024, with a host of state-of-the-art equipment to boost the...

Cotswold horse riding charity appoints new CEO

Riding for the Disabled Association has appointed Michael Bishop as its new chief executive, joining the team from his current...

Work starts on the next phase of the Gloucestershire Cycle Spine

Work on creating the Gloucestershire Cycle Spine — a 26-mile walking and cycling corridor that will link Stroud to Bishop's...

Plans submitted to replace Gloucester's only residential high-rise tower block with sustainable housing development

After being deemed 'beyond its sustainable and effective use', Clapham Court tower block in Gloucester city centre is being...

Berkeley Green science and technology park buyer revealed

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College is selling its Berkeley Green science and technology park to Chiltern Vital Group, which...

How Hartpury University and Hartpury College has become a force for good in Gloucestershire communities

From inspiring young people to experience the benefits of learning alongside horses to supporting local agriculture and women in...

Last chance to get tickets to CountryTastic 2024

With only a few tickets left to this year's Countrytastic event, snap them up now to give little ones a chance to get up close to...

Gloucester's new Korean restaurant Soul N' Seoul opens its doors

Soul N' Seoul has transformed its corner of Westgate Street in Gloucester into a colourful home serving up sizzling Korean dishes.

The Royal in Charlton Kings is becoming a sister venue to Cheltenham's Five Alls

The Five Alls in Cheltenham is getting a sister venue in Charlton Kings, as its owners take over popular pub The Royal this...

First look: Cotswold Vegan Bakery — and how you can get a free plant-based bake

To celebrate the launch of a brand-new Gloucestershire foodie hot spot, Cotswold Vegan Bakery is offering an exclusive...

Cirencester's Roots + Seeds Kitchen Garden is opening a new deli

Roots + Seeds Kitchen Garden in Cirencester is giving diners a chance to take home some of the homegrown and artisanal produce it...

Gloucestershire reading charity appeals for 200 volunteers

Read With Me, a Gloucestershire charity that operates in primary schools all over the county, is appealing for 200 volunteers to...

Hartpury rugby alumni feature in new Six Nations documentary on Netflix

A new Netflix documentary about the journey to the 2023 Six Nations features former students from Hartpury College and Hartpury...

Gloucestershire hotel wins best wedding venue in the country

Cheltenham's Manor by the Lake hotel has been crowned the best wedding venue in the country at the prestigious Wedding Industry...

Wychwood Festival announces line-up

Texas, Ocean Colour Scene, Seasick Steve, Lightning Seeds and even Mr Motivator are coming to Cheltenham Racecourse this summer...

State-of-the-art theatre for disabled performers planned for 1850s village church in Stroud

An inclusive Gloucestershire theatre group for d/Deaf, disabled and neurodiverse artists has bought an old methodist church in...

Barn on the Farm 2024 cancelled — but set to make 'huge comeback' in 2025

The UK's best small festival, Barn on the Farm, is cancelled for 2024, but organisers are hoping that 2025 will see the event's...

Gloucestershire residents could save thousands on energy-saving home improvements for cheaper energy bills

A South Gloucestershire resident who has received free energy advice and home improvements worth £10,000 is encouraging other...

The Gruffalo returns to the Forest of Dean to celebrate its 25th anniversary

Bringing everyone's favourite monster back to the Forest of Dean for another year of adventures, Forestry England has unveiled a...

£26 million Cheltenham park and ride on track for summer 2024

A new transport hub with nearly 1,000 new parking bays, cycle spaces and a cafe has reached a major construction milestone, ready...

Grants of up to £2,500 on offer to Tewkesbury businesses affected by flooding

Tewkesbury Borough Council is offering grants of up to £2,500 to small- and medium-sized businesses which have been affected by...

Teenage Formula One hopeful from Gloucestershire asks businesses to back his dream

Aspiring Formula One driver, Gloucestershire teenager Zak O'Sullivan, has launched a new business club to attract support from...