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Gloucestershire College calls on businesses to Back Local Talent

With young people particularly affected by Covid-19’s impact on the UK jobs market, Gloucestershire College is inspiring local...

Michael Bublé is performing two concerts in the Cotswolds this summer

Global music megastar Michael Bublé is playing two open-air concerts in the Cotswolds in the summer of 2021, at the historic Royal...

Gloucestershire businesses offering beer, wine and gin delivery services

Keep your spirits up during this second national lockdown with local wine, beer and gin delivered to your home – or click and...

Gloucester Cheese Rolling features in new Netflix series this November 2020

Quirky new Netflix series We Are the Champions, solely features Gloucester Cheese Rolling for its first episode. Premiering in...

Cheltenham Remembrance Sunday service is being streamed online

With new lockdown restrictions in place, Cheltenham Borough Council is streaming its Remembrance Sunday service on YouTube, so...

New housing development named after Gloucestershire birds of prey

A new housing development in the Forest of Dean has been named Merlin Gate, after falcons at the nearby International Centre for...

Practical ways to support Gloucestershire’s small businesses during lockdown

There are still so many ways to support Gloucestershire’s small and independent businesses through this second national lockdown.

Lilian Faithfull Care is inviting people to send Christmas messages to its residents

Schools, community groups and families are being invited to send Christmas messages to Lilian Faithfull Care’s elderly residents...

SoGlos business journalist vacancy

WE'RE RECRUITING: SoGlos has an exciting opportunity for an experienced business journalist to join the team.

Tom Kerridge’s new TV show features Stroud pub

The Prince Albert in Stroud is one of three struggling pubs featured on Tom Kerridge’s new television show, Saving Britain’s Pubs...

Cheltenham Playhouse Theatre crowdfunding appeal reaches milestone

A crowdfunding appeal to save the Playhouse Theatre in Cheltenham from closure has raised more than £15,000 – with donations from...

Gloucestershire businesses offering free children’s meals during the school holidays

In light of the government ‘no vote’ to fund free meals for children during the school holidays, Gloucestershire restaurants,...

New Gruffalo Spotters Trail launches at Beechenhurst

Just in time for the October half term, head to the Forest of Dean for a brand-new Gruffalo Spotters Trail at Beechenhurst – and...

SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2020 winners announced

At a time when the lifestyle industry and businesses and organisations across Gloucestershire have been hard hit, we are thrilled...

Independent cinema is coming to Cirencester

Cirencester will finally have its own cinema, when The Barn Theatre launches its social distance film screenings, this October...

Madness announces 2021 gig in Gloucestershire

Bringing some of the biggest stars to Westonbirt Arboretum, Forest Live returns with an outdoor Madness concert in June 2021.

Five more Gloucestershire organisations receive Culture Recovery Funding

Five Gloucestershire organisations have been awarded grants from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund.

Community Connexions is looking for volunteer drivers in Gloucestershire

Community Connexions is campaigning for more volunteer drivers to join its cause, providing accessible transport for older,...

Gloucestershire businesses called on to help children learn to read

The Read With Me project is asking Gloucestershire businesses for an hour of their employees’ time each week, to help local...

Uncover the Cotswolds project receives Discover England recovery funding

VisitEngland has awarded Cotswold Tourism project, Uncover the Cotswolds, a share of the government’s £40 million Discover England...

Cirencester adrenaline activity company is building England’s longest zip line

Gloucestershire can add zip lines to its list of sought after exports, as a Cirencester-based company has been commissioned to...

Ecclesiastical gives £500,000 to charities as part of its Movement for Good Awards

Gloucester-based insurance company Ecclesiastical is giving 10 charities a share of £500,000 in its Movement for Good Awards

Gloucestershire heritage attractions receiving grants from the Culture Recovery Fund

Nine of Gloucestershire’s heritage organisations are receiving a grant from the government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.

Newland Homes plans to build new homes in Stroud

Gloucester-based Newland Homes is planning to build a new residential development on the site of Daniels Industrial Estate in...

The Barn Theatre’s Private Peaceful moves to the West End

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester is sending its production of Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful to the West End. It will be one...

Cotswold Farm Park launches new Enchanted Light Trail

A new Enchanted Light Trail is coming to Cotswold Farm Park, just in time for a magical Christmas evening out with the family.

Swap a tin for a free cocktail at The Alchemist Cheltenham

For one day only, every guest that donates a food item will receive a complimentary cocktail at The Alchemist Cheltenham, to raise...

Gloucestershire arts organisations receive £4 million in Culture Recovery Fund grants

Almost £4 million of funding has been awarded to 12 arts and culture organisations in Gloucestershire, in the first round of...

A new ‘reduced’ pantomime starring Tweedy is coming to the Everyman Theatre

Tweedy will be back on the Everyman Theatre stage this Christmas, with socially distanced performances of a new ‘reduced’...

Here’s how to get a free Lindt chocolate teddy this October 2020

Lindt at Gloucester Quays is giving away free chocolate teddies on Lindt Pyjama Day this October 2020.