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Cheltenham Literature Festival reveals more than 200 free events for 2021

Cheltenham’s Lit Crawl returns for 2021, along with an exciting programme of 200 free events including an immersive new venue,...

Gloucestershire B&B owner launches new breakfast cereal

When lockdown decimated her bed and breakfast business owner Deborah Lamplugh realised she was sitting on another potential...

After 10 years GFirst LEP celebrates its biggest project yet

After a decade helping transform Gloucestershire with £100 million-plus of investment, and establishing a can-do reputation in...

Potential buyers show interest in former Gloucester office, as major development plans are revealed

A major residential development is being proposed for a former office site in the centre of Gloucester, with potential buyers...

Gloucestershire business appointments round-up: September 2021

From senior appointments at fast-growing Gloucestershire tech firms to new faces on the board of the county’s local enterprise...

Hartpury women's rugby team reveals new sponsor

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

An award-winning Cheltenham school is welcoming visitors this October 2021

Prospective pupils and their families will be able to get a taste of what life is like at Dean Close School this October 2021.

Burger King plans to open a new restaurant in Cheltenham

The home of The Whopper has revealed plans to open a new restaurant in Cheltenham.

Netflix announces Sex Education is getting a season four

Return to Moordale High with Netflix’s award-winning Sex Education which has been renewed for another season. With more filming...

Giant vegetables break four Guinness World Records at Malvern Autumn Show

There are four new Guinness World Records after this year’s National Giant Vegetables Championship at the Malvern Autumn Show.

SoGlos is recruiting for a senior journalist / copywriter

WE'RE RECRUITING: SoGlos has an exciting opportunity for an experienced writer to join its Cheltenham HQ-based dynamic team.

Two Gloucestershire locations named as some of the ‘most unique places to stay in the UK’

Two beautiful locations in Gloucestershire have made the list of the ‘top 20 most unique places to stay in the UK’.

SGGBA judges and SoGlos team raise a glass to Business Awards success

A selection of SGGBA judges and SoGlos team members came together to raise a final glass to the 2021 awards' success, and to...

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 just a...

New Gloucester Brewery warehouse bar opens at Gloucester Docks

Gloucester Brewery officially launched its new 2,500 square foot Dock-side bar on Friday 24 September 2021, also opening its doors...

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 get...

Gloucestershire College’s academy launch reveals a county bristling with confidence

The official opening of Gloucestershire College’s £3 million Advanced Digital Academy and Hub8 co-working space has revealed a...

Work begins on £2 million Digital Innovation Farm Tech Box Park

Work has begun to build a £2 million digital innovation centre for Gloucestershire agri-tech firms at Hartpury College and...

Gloucestershire gin wins three stars in Great Taste Awards

A unique kimchi gin made by a Gloucestershire distillery has been awarded the highest accolade in the Great Taste Awards 2021.

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.

Cotswolds church has one of the UK’s ‘most influential doors’

A church in the Cotswolds, which inspired Tolkein, has beaten the likes of Downing Street and The Bank of England to be dubbed one...

Gloucestershire creatives needed to run workshops at new community project

Homeless charity Emmaus Gloucestershire is launching a new community space – and it’s asking local creatives to get involved with...

Cheltenham BID appoints new chief executive

Powerful business group Cheltenham BID has named Heath Gunter as its new chief executive.

Gloucester Cathedral Choir makes history with equal opportunities for girls and boys

The renowned Gloucester Cathedral Choir has made history by offering male and female choristers equal opportunities, making it one...

JD Sports is opening a new Cheltenham store in Regent Arcade

JD Sports will be the latest brand to open in Regent Arcade shopping centre, replacing Cheltenham’s vacant Top Shop unit.

Gloucestershire travel company scoops industry award

Co-op Travel in Cheltenham, Cindeford, Lydney and Gloucester have won a prestigious award at the Travel Weekly Agent Achievement...

Free tickets for the world premiere of Stephen Merchant’s new BBC show available near Gloucestershire

Tickets are up for grabs for the world premiere of multi-award-winning writer and director Stephen Merchant’s new BBC comedy...

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 ever...

Disney’s The Lion King returns to Bristol

One for fans of Simba, Pumba and Timon – see Disney’s Lion King live on stage as it returns to Bristol Hippodrome for five weeks.

WWT and Slimbridge Wetland Centre celebrates 75th year

Founded in 1946, WWT and Slimbridge Wetland Centre celebrated its 75th anniversary in September 2021 – with a special event to...