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Gloucester’s City Voices is awarded £250,000 grant

The National Lottery Heritage Fund grand will help City Voices bring Gloucester’s diverse heritage to life over the next three...

BarnFest is returning to Cirencester this summer

Cirencester’s Barn Theatre is bringing BarnFest back this August 2021, with a line-up of comedy, music and magic, including Tweedy...

Gloucester is welcoming people back as nightlife and hospitality fully reopens

Gloucester’s nightlife will come alive once more as more lockdown restrictions are eased on Monday 19 July 2021.

Here is where you can get free ice creams in Gloucester this weekend

Ice cream maker supreme, Wall’s, is installing a special vending machine in Gloucester this weekend giving away free Twisters,...

Versarien’s move into the Forest of Dean could signal the start of significant investment

Versarien PLC’s decision to move to new headquarters in the Forest of Dean is just one of a number of projects that could see tens...

Visit Gloucester is asking people to share what makes Gloucester so special

Whether you live in or around Gloucester, used to live in the city or just have an opinion about it, Visit Gloucester is giving...

Gloucester Quays shopping centre and cinema is up for sale

The premium shopping destination in the heart of Gloucester is up for sale, along with its cinema and potentially Gloucester...

Winchcombe meteorite is dated back to the start of the solar system

After plummeting to Gloucestershire in February 2021, the Winchcombe meteorite has been officially classified – with scientists...

KIBOU is opening a new restaurant in Bristol

Bristolians can enjoy authentic Japanese whisky, sake and cuisine when KIBOU opens its third bar and kitchen in Clifton this...

Boat built in same shipyard as the Titanic to become Gloucester Docks' new restaurant

A boat built in the same shipyard as the famous passenger liner RMS Titanic could be about to start a new life as a floating...

SWCRC offering free memberships for cyber resilience

Small businesses and charities in Gloucestershire can get free core membership from the South West Cyber Resilience Centre to help...

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...

Gloucestershire County Council launches new summer activities for kids

Children eligible for free school meals are being invited to take part in the Holiday Activities and Food Programme from...

Tivoli Wines launches Cotswold wine tours

Take a trip to the Cotswolds’ and Three Counties’ finest drinks producers on the new Tivoli Vine and Orchard Adventures tours,...

Ice cream factory launches new traineeship opportunities

Ten places are up for grabs on a new traineeship programme for young people at Unilever’s famous Gloucester Wall’s ice cream...

Ground-breaking Gloucestershire energy harvesting firm wins £350,000 contract

A Gloucestershire business has won a £350,000 contract with the Ministry of Defence which could transform how electricity is...

ReformIT in Cheltenham acquires Apple-focused rival

Fast-growing Cheltenham firm, ReformIT, has acquired the town’s long-standing Apple-focused managed IT services firm, Grafx...

Gloucestershire County Council is appealing for more foster carers

The need for foster carers in Gloucestershire has never been greater, with Gloucestershire County Council encouraging people in...

Everything you can do in Gloucestershire from Monday 19 July 2021

After being delayed in June, England’s Covid restrictions are finally easing on Monday 19 July 2021 – and, as well as meeting up...

Cheltenham Ladies' College achieves best ever International Baccalaureate results

The prestigious Gloucestershire school has achieved its best ever results for the International Baccalaureate Diploma, this July...

Café René Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival is returning this summer

The free Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival is set to boogie on back to Café René this summer.

New PCR testing site opens in Cheltenham

A new walk-through PCR Covid-19 testing facility has opened at Coronation Square in Cheltenham.

Cheltenham businesses hold private meeting with the minister for tourism

The minister for tourism discussed the challenges being faced by Gloucestershire businesses in a private meeting arranged by...

First look inside: New multimillion pound cyber training centre at Gloucestershire College

A new multimillion pound institute of technology, bringing degree level computing and cyber education to all in Gloucestershire,...

New nightclub represents £1.5 million-plus investment in Cheltenham

Owners of a new Cheltenham nightclub have revealed the venue represents a more than £1.5 million investment in the town and will...

Cotswold Farm Park Flower Field opens for summer

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park has opened its wild flower field for summer 2021.

A new Burger King is opening in Gloucester

The new Burger King will create 30 new jobs for Gloucester - with free Whoppers up for grabs in July 2021, too.

Renishaw announces its search for a new owner is at an end

Gloucestershire engineering superpower, Renishaw, has announced its search for new owners is at an end – with the company taking...

Gloucestershire family firm is well-placed to dominate the ‘right to repair’ market

The government’s new ‘right to repair’ rules are expected to be good for consumers and the environment – and one Gloucestershire...

Businessmen complete gruelling 17-hour bike ride for charity

Ten businessmen from Gloucestershire have completed a two-day non-stop 250 mile bike ride, raising £7,800 for Sue Ryder...