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University of Gloucestershire unveils plans for new £3.6 million cyber centre

The University of Gloucestershire has unveiled plans to open an institute for cyber security and digital innovation in Germany.

How one Gloucestershire goldsmith uses responsibly sourced materials to create incredible bespoke jewellery

Cheltenham jeweller, Bates Goldsmiths, handpicks gemstones which have been carefully sourced and uses fairmined and recycled gold...

Dickinson’s Real Deal is coming to Cheltenham

ITV’S antiques show, presented by David Dickinson, is looking for Gloucestershire locals to cash in their antiques 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.

Gloucester is bidding to become UK City of Culture in 2025

Gloucester hopes to become the cultural capital of the UK in 2025, after putting in a bid to become the next UK City of Culture.

The hunt for #GlosHeroes continues

After the hugely successful launch of #GlosHeroes in March 2021, SoGlos has teamed up with Mira Showers and Renishaw to celebrate...

Shortlist revealed and voting opens for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

Gloucestershire’s biggest awards are back for a fourth year, and voting is now open for the 2021 SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle...

Food charity launching in Gloucester

Food charity FoodCycle is launching a new project in Gloucestershire to help nourish the hungry and lonely with delicious meals...

New Hawaiian-inspired exhibit opens at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Families and nature lovers can say ‘aloha’ to the world’s rarest goose at Slimbridge’s newest exhibit, celebrating the WWT’s...

Stroud personal trainer creates fundraising cookbook for women’s refuge

The new cookbook, which is donating all profits to Stroud Women's Refuge, includes recipes from Gloucestershire's very own Tom...

J.K. Rowling is releasing her first children’s novel since Harry Potter

The Christmas Pig follows J.K. Rowling’s children’s fairy tale, The Ickabog, which was serialised online for free during lockdown.

Discover Gloucester’s heritage through incredible 3D street art this summer

Discover Gloucester's remarkable history in spectacular 3D this summer 2021, as artist Joe Hill returns to the city.

Second term for Cheltenham BID means nearly £3 million for the town centre

Voting is over and Cheltenham BID has secured a second term in office, with even more money to invest in championing Cheltenham’s...

Cheltenham Quadrangle redevelopment and rooftop restaurant completed

The anticipated multi-million pound redevelopment of Cheltenham’s Quadrangle building and 'discreet' rooftop restaurant has...

A brand-new pancake shop is opening in Cheltenham

Offering everything from Biscoff and Oreo flavoured pancake cakes to its sell-out mixed boxes, SISU Pancakes is opening in...

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.

Hooray Recruitment expands team following move into new Cheltenham HQ

Hooray Recruitment’s directors used the pandemic to reassess the firm’s strategic focus, taking on new Cheltenham offices,...

Stagecoach West is introducing 21 new buses to its Gloucestershire fleet

A fleet of 21 new state-of-the-art buses are joining the Service 10 route between Cheltenham and Gloucester, this July 2021.

New £2 million Tech Box high-growth business park revealed for Hartpury

A new £2 million business park built from re-purposed shipping containers is the next stage of Hartpury University and Hartpury...

Gloucestershire firm’s revolutionary image analysing software aims to make the internet safer

Gloucestershire business Image Analyzer has been revealed as a firm at the forefront of the race to deliver a tech-based antidote...

First look at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2021 line-up

The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival is set to return at full capacity in 2021 – with this year’s line-up...

Gloucestershire is getting new, environmentally friendly fire engines

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service is set to acquire up to 12 new fire engines, which are more environmentally friendly, over...

Olly Alexander is favourite to be the next Doctor Who

It’s a Sin actor, Years & Years singer and Forest of Dean local, Olly Alexander, is hotly-tipped to be the next Doctor Who. And...

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 gold...

Buy one get one free on early bird orders at Saint Pizza

Pizza lovers rejoice! Saint Pizza in Cheltenham is offering buy one get one free on pizzas ordered between 5pm and 6pm, throughout...

Government experts endorse cyber degree apprenticeship at Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College’s new degree apprenticeship has been backed by the UK’s highest authority on cyber, in a move seriously...

A pop-up glamping village is coming to Cotswold Farm Park this summer

Dubbed the 'easiest family holiday in the UK', Cotswold Farm Park is launching a pop-up glamping village this summer, for...

Gloucestershire Constabulary becomes the first force to use DNA to tackle dog thefts

Gloucestershire Constabulary reveals a new initiative that uses DNA profiling to help keep the county’s dogs safe and secure.

Sue Ryder is asking Gloucestershire to help fill patients’ rooms with love

The charity behind Gloucestershire’s only palliative care unit, Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, is appealing to locals to...

Openreach reveals the next areas of Gloucestershire to get superfast broadband

Infrastructure provider Openreach is living up to its promise of linking up Gloucestershire with superfast broadband – with areas...