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Where to watch Euro 2024 final in Gloucestershire

It's coming home! Find the best places to watch England's Euro 2024 matches in Gloucestershire this summer — including England vs...

Gloucester PR company offers free desk space for creative professionals

Creatives in Gloucestershire have a chance to escape the loneliness of remote working by taking up desk space at the offices of a...

Gloucester Cathedral receives £1 million to refurbish its organ

The historic 17th century organ at Gloucester Cathedral is a step closer to being refurbished, as The Julia Rausing Trust donates...

The all-electric sports saloon that feels futuristic inside and out

Combining minimalist, tech-focused interior features with uncompromising performance, SoGlos's EV of the month for July, in...

How you can support a lifesaving Gloucestershire charity and win £1,000

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, which provides rapid critical care to those in need in Gloucestershire, relies on fundraising from...

SoGlos in the finals for best regional website in global journalism awards

Press Gazette's prestigious Future of Media Awards 2024 shortlist has been revealed, with SoGlos making the finals for Regional...

Cheltenham businesses awarded £120,000 to fund net zero projects

A diverse range of businesses in Cheltenham have been awarded thousands in grant funding by the borough council for projects which...

Cotswold RAW set to double production with move to £1 million facility in Bourton-on-the-Water

Local pet food producer, Cotswold RAW, has invested £1 million in a state-of-the-art facility in Bourton-on-the-Water, as part of...

The Woozy Pig launches new Mexican street food brand in Cheltenham

The newest venture from Gloucestershire food van favourite, The Woozy Pig, is launching at Dunkertons Cider in Cheltenham, with...

UK's first Active Bystander conference takes place in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire charity, the Hollie Gazzard Trust, hosted the UK's first Active Bystander conference in Gloucestershire this July...

Popular Gloucestershire school goes green with massive installation of nearly 350 solar panels

A popular independent school located near Stroud has undergone a big green transformation to become more environmentally friendly...

£10,000 grants available for artists, musicians and cultural events in Gloucester

With the aim of celebrating the 'unique identity' of Gloucester, not-for-profit groups and individuals are being invited to apply...

New owners and £750k refurbishment for Gloucester nightclub

Iconic Gloucester nightclub ATIK is getting a massive £750,000 refurbishment in just one month, as new owner Epic Bars and Clubs —...

Exclusive VIP tickets released for British Eventing National Championships — your chance to mingle with very special guests

The British Eventing National Championships come to Gloucester for the first time, with world-class show jumping, dressage and...

Celebrating the Gloucestershire changemakers who make the county a healthier place to be

In a special exhibition, portraits of the finalists for Active Gloucestershire's community changemaker photography project are...

Opening date confirmed for major pub renovation in Cheltenham

The Tivoli in Cheltenham is reopening in July 2024 with a fresh look — promising live music, sports fixture viewings, a hearty...

Gloucestershire Business Awards 2024 judging gets underway with exclusive networking event

Judging is underway for the fourth annual Gloucestershire Business Awards, with shortlisted businesses coming together with the...

Gloucestershire's newest farmers' market launches at Berkeley Castle

An exciting new addition to Gloucestershire's line-up of farmers' markets, Berkeley Castle has revealed plans to host its own...

Cheltenham corporate advisory firm appoints new associate director

Award-winning corporate advisory firm GS Verde Group, which recently expanded into Cheltenham, announces the appointment of a new...

Brand-new estate agency launches with 'exchange ready' property for sale in Gloucestershire

New Gloucestershire estate agency, Canopy, is set to revolutionise the local property market by offering 'exchange ready' property...

Gloucestershire firm is helping to uncover the secrets of Stonehenge

Gloucestershire engineering giant, Renishaw, is helping a team of scientists uncover the origins of Stonehenge through its unique...

Cotswolds firm named UK employer of the year for best mental health support

An environmental consultancy based in Cirencester has been named employer of the year at the national InsideOut Awards 2024,...

SoGlos vacancy: Sales executive

SoGlos is recruiting for an ambitious sales executive to join Gloucestershire's leading media brand. The successful candidate will...

SoGlos vacancy: Sales manager

SoGlos is recruiting for an experienced sales manager to join the sales team and help drive Gloucestershire’s leading media...

Gloucester dentist offers revolutionary 'teeth in a day' implants

Offering a whole set of dental implants in just one day, Gloucester's Affinity Dental Care explains how restorative 'teeth in a...

First look: New name and look for Gloucester's iconic waterside pub

Serving 'coffee to cocktails and breakfast to beers', SoGlos got an exclusive first look inside Dr Foster on Gloucester Docks...

Popular Cotswolds attraction launches new shepherds hut short breaks

Ideal for romantic getaways in the Cotswolds countryside, popular animal attraction Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park in Guiting...

Gloucestershire teenager to race at Silverstone for British Grand Prix

Following in the footsteps of Lando Norris and George Russell, Cheltenham's Formula 2 star, Zak O'Sullivan, is gearing up to race...

Cotswold market town is one of the UK's best dog-friendly dining destinations

Dog owners in the Cotswolds can treat their four-legged friends to a delicious day out, with one of its most popular market towns...

Kaleb Cooper announces new book

Promising to give readers 'a hilarious peek behind the scenes of life on the farm', famous farmer Kaleb Cooper is releasing his...

Cotswold pub reveals expansion plans for new overnight accommodation

More than doubling its occupancy for guests, popular Cotswold pub The Feathered Nest Inn has received planning permission for...

Get a free pint of BrewDog beer for voting in the general election

Cheltenham voters can get a free pint of BrewDog beer for voting in the UK general election on Thursday 4 July 2024 — here's how...

Stroud Brewery says community is key to its success as it turns 18

As Stroud Brewery turns 18, its founder Greg Pilley is reflecting on the importance of the community to its ongoing success — and...

250 new eco homes and a country park approved for Cheltenham

A development just north of Harp Hill on the outskirts of Cheltenham has been given the green light to build 250 new eco homes and...

Cotswold house prices ranked highest in the south west for new builds

A new study reveals the Cotswold local authority has the most expensive new builds in the south west, with a median price of...

Gloucestershire haircare brand wins in Marie Claire Skin and Hair Awards

Rhyme & Reason haircare from Cheltenham-based SLG Brands has won best natural shampoo in the Marie Claire Skin and Hair Awards...

Gloucestershire hotel crowned UK's best wedding venue at national awards ceremony

A hotel in Gloucestershire has been crowned the best wedding venue in the country at the 2024 Hospitality Awards, which celebrates...

Gloucestershire insurance giant appoints new marketing director

Ecclesiastical has appointed a new marketing director, joining the team at the Gloucester-based insurance giant this July 2024.

Gloucestershire destination named one of the UK's most popular places to walk your dog

Looking to freshen up your dog walking routine? Gloucestershire is full of beautiful routes and settings, but one destination in...

Popeyes reveals opening date for its first Gloucestershire restaurant

Home of the famous Louisiana chicken, Popeyes reveals plans to open its first restaurant in Gloucestershire this summer, in line...

Iconic Gloucester pub reveals reopening date and new plans

The historic Dr Foster's, located on Gloucester Docks, reopens this July 2024 under new management with a fresh look and new name...

Gloucester Brewery announces new board appointments to supercharge growth and expansion plans

Already on a journey of growth and expansion, Gloucester Brewery strengthens its leadership team with two strategic appointments,...

Gloucestershire Business Shooting Day brings high scores and high spirits

Proving that the county's business leaders are as adept on the shooting range as they are in business, the Gloucestershire...

Gloucestershire company tops list of fastest-growing private companies in the south west

The Sunday Times releases its top 100 fastest-growing private companies in Britain, with a combined £2.9 billion in sales — and a...

The high performance EV you can drive every day

Combining high performance and a distinctive look with plenty of interior space and comfort, SoGlos's EV of the Month for June, in...

Japanese noodle bar joins exciting line-up at Gloucester Food Dock

Daikoku Ramen is the tenth outlet to join the community of businesses that have opened at Gloucester Food Dock over the last nine...

Here's where you can see a flash mob in Gloucestershire this weekend

Keep your eyes peeled for flash mob performances across Gloucestershire this weekend, with Rock Choir singers popping up in busy...

Gloucestershire energy provider is number one in the UK for customer service

Stroud-based green energy provider Ecotricity ranks number one for customer service among energy suppliers in the UK, according to...

First look: Inside THE PIG's first Cotswolds pub with bedrooms

Ahead of the opening of THE PIG at Barnsley House this September 2024, SoGlos takes a look at how the hotel refurbishment could...

Enjoy a bumper crop of entertainment at Malvern Autumn Show 2024

One of the UK’s biggest annual harvest season celebrations, Malvern Autumn Show is back at Three Counties Showground this...

Major plan to get Superdry 'back on track' is given the go-ahead

Cheltenham fashion brand Superdry has taken a step toward recovery following a period of falling sales and uncertainty surrounding...

Cheltenham law firm marks 10th anniversary with staff appointments and a celebratory gin and jazz party

Marking 10 strong years since Lodders Solicitors opened its Cheltenham office, the law practice celebrates a decade in the making.

Gloucestershire company to buy leading global AI firm for €220 million

A Staverton-based aircraft technology firm has announced it has entered into exclusive discussions to acquire a globally leading...

New headteacher announced for St Edward's Senior School in Cheltenham

Anna Sandford-Squires takes on the role of headteacher at Cheltenham's only independent day school, St Edward's, replacing Matthew...

Fully funded events from The Growth Hub Gloucestershire are empowering businesses to prosper

Helping businesses across the county achieve growth by equipping workforces with the skills they need to thrive, there's something...

Gloucestershire university launches foundation degree to fill skills gap in equine management

A shortage of skilled people in the equine management industry has prompted a Gloucestershire university to launch a brand-new...

Gloucester is one of the top 10 UK locations where AI is thriving

A leading business website has ranked Gloucester as the 7th best place in the UK to do business relating to artificial...

Tax and the general election — what can Gloucestershire residents expect?

With the countdown on for the general election next month, Cheltenham-based accountancy and tax firm, Bishop Fleming, outlines the...

A new dim sum and ramen bar is launching at Dunkertons Cider

Phat Boi is taking a permanent residency at Dunkertons Cider in Cheltenham in 2024 — and there's not long to wait!

Forest of Dean attraction hosts free family fun day where you can meet The Gruffalo

Head to Beechenhurst visitor centre in the Forest of Dean for the chance to meet Julia Donaldson's most famous creation, The...

Uber launches in Gloucester

Gloucestershire taxi transport is about to get a whole lot more accessible, as top ridesharing company, Uber, launches in...

Confetti Flower Field announces its summer opening dates

Cameras at the ready! The famous Confetti Flower Field in the Cotswolds will be bursting with colour again this summer — with its...

Painswick Rococo Garden reveals summer entertainment for all ages

Experience alfresco opera, see a Game of Thrones star and discover a magical family trail featuring fairies and wishing trees at...

First look: Stroud's new wellness garden with Nordic sauna and hot tub with a view

Offering Nordic Cycle Therapy, one of the country's most historic plunge pools, a hot tub with stunning views over the Stroud...

UK's biggest inflatable courtroom comes to Gloucestershire for live murder trial

Do you swear to give the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth? Take on the task of becoming a member of the jury in a...

Help for private landlords to make their Gloucestershire rentals more energy efficient

Private landlords in Gloucestershire can get in-person home surveys and practical advice on how to make their rental properties...

How you can secure your seat for the UEFA Euro 2024 at Cheltenham's Roxy Lanes

It's game on at Roxy Lanes and to celebrate this summer’s main footballing event, Cheltenham's home of ‘booze and ball games’ will...

Gloucestershire charity introduces new initiative for people with young onset dementia

Gloucestershire-based charity, Lilian Faithfull Care, is adapting and expanding its dementia care services in the county,...

Cotswold pub named one of the UK's best dog-friendly pubs to visit this summer

This charming Cotswold pub owned by Daylesford is ranked among the best dog-friendly pubs to visit in the UK this summer. And you...

Children's dream job up for grabs at Bristol Zoo Project

Calling all mini explorers! Bristol Zoo Project is looking for testers for its brand-new multi-level adventure playground — and...

Gloucestershire universities rank best in the south west for graduate employability

Gloucestershire is home to the top two universities for graduate employability in the whole of the south west, with Hartpury...

New CFO hired at Gloucestershire business with £625k salary

St James's Place, a Cirencester-based wealth management firm, announces the appointment of its newest chief financial officer —...

University of Gloucestershire's vice-chancellor receives damehood in King's Birthday Honours

The University of Gloucestershire's vice-chancellor receives news that she is to be honoured with a damehood from His Majesty The...

Luxury Cotswolds hotel crowned best in Cirencester

A popular boutique hotel in Cirencester has been recognised as the best in the Cotswold town with a coveted Travellers' Choice...

Gloucestershire location named UK's best place to watch the football this summer

With the Euros back for 2024, this Gloucestershire location has just been revealed as the best place in the UK to watch the...

Exclusive first look: Cheltenham's 'avant-garde' private members club the Good Times House opens for business

Cheltenham private members club, the Good Times House, has undergone years of renovation and significant investment — with an air...

Here's how you can play crazy golf for just £5 in Cheltenham this summer

Mr Mulligans at Cheltenham's Brewery Quarter is offering rounds of crazy golf for just £5 this June 2024, releasing 100 rounds...

SoGlos highly commended as Best Online Consumer Media Brand in the UK

Runner’s up to a national media giant, SoGlos has won the judge’s highly commended recognition in the prestigious AOP Awards 2024...

Gloucestershire music charity receives national funding to support new talent in the county

The Music Works Gloucestershire announces that it's been selected as one of 73 organisations across the UK to receive funding...

First glimpse at what the second phase of Golden Valley development could look like

As developer HBD appoints an architect to lead on the design of the next phase in Cheltenham's landmark Golden Valley development,...

Coming soon — The SoGlos Top 100 Businesses in Gloucestershire 2024

Topped by a billion pound organisation, SoGlos is gearing up to reveal the Top 100 Businesses in Gloucestershire for 2024 —...

New riverside terrace bar opens in Bourton-on-the-Water

Making the most of its unique riverside setting in the 'Venice of the Cotswolds', Bakery on the Water has unveiled its latest...

Leading Gloucestershire accountants makes two key appointments

Gloucestershire-based accountancy firm, Hazlewoods, is expanding its leadership and corporate finance teams with two key...

New food court opens its doors at Cheltenham's Cavendish House

After much speculation about what Cheltenham's historic Cavendish House would be turned into, following the announcement of the...

From bus driver to MD — the south west's biggest bus operator appoints new lead for Gloucestershire

A new managing director, who started his career as a bus driver, is named for the south west operations of this major regional...

Exclusive video offer for Gloucestershire businesses

Businesses in Gloucestershire can get an exclusive video package for less than £500 from Cheltenham-based Nomadic UK this June...

The businesses embracing Bitcoin in Gloucestershire

Interest in cryptocurrency Bitcoin is growing and more businesses than ever are accepting the digital currency across the globe....

Historic Cotswolds venue named Bridgerton season three's most Instagrammable filming location

Arguably one of the Cotswolds' most popular tourist attractions, Blenheim Palace has been crowned Bridgerton season three's most...

Cheltenham plans to trial self-contained accomodation pods for the homeless

Plans to install self-contained pods for homeless people in Cheltenham have been submitted to the council, with the initiative...

Cheltenham law firm expands to the Cotswolds

With headquarters at the Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham, alongside offices in Gloucester, Stroud and London, Montpellier Legal...

Top Cardiff dealmakers expands into Gloucestershire with new Cheltenham office

Growing its presence in the south west after a record-breaking year, Cardiff-based dealmakers GS Verde Group expands into...

Cotswolds country show returns for 35th anniversary with its best line-up yet

This summer sees the return of the popular Cotswold Show and Food Festival, bringing one of its best line-ups so far, with...

Tewkesbury theatre launches dementia-friendly film screenings

The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury is launching new dementia-friendly cinema screenings, with low lighting, no adverts and built-in...

£20 million secured to kick start building of Cheltenham's National Cyber Innovation Centre

Cheltenham Borough Council is moving forward with its £1 billion project to turn the town into 'the cyber capital of the UK',...

Activist pressure ends partnership between Cheltenham Festivals and one of its biggest sponsors

Cheltenham Festivals will no longer be receiving funding from a major corporate sponsor after eight years amid pressure from...

KIBOU launches exciting foodie adventure with new Passport to Japan campaign

From the bustling streets of Tokyo to the seaside city of Kagoshima, KIBOU takes your taste buds on a food and drink adventure...

SGS College offers free course for adult learners — with exciting day trips included

Over 60s in Gloucestershire can now apply for South Gloucestershire and Stroud College's Discover programme, offering free courses...

The Queen announces patronage of Gloucestershire charity

Queen Camilla continues to support one of Gloucestershire's best-loved attractions as royal patron for the Friends of Westonbirt...

DEYA is opening a second venue in Cheltenham

In collaboration with FOUR CATS, DEYA is opening a second venue in Cheltenham, as it reveals a new cocktail bar and event space on...

Gloucestershire Business Awards 2024 shortlist revealed

Celebrating the absolute best of the county's business community, SoGlos is proud to reveal the shortlist for this year's...

Gloucestershire hill named one of the best places to walk your dog in England

With views across the Malvern Hills and plenty of open space for active dogs, this popular walking destination in Gloucestershire...

Energy firm brings global brand to Cavendish House in Cheltenham

The latest addition to Cavendish House this June 2024 raises the profile of the growing independent offerings at the store.

New B Corp network launches in Gloucestershire

Spearheaded by local B Corps including Optimising IT, Invivo Healthcare and Beechurst Serviced Apartments, the new B Local...

Much-loved local charity is the latest pop-up coming to Cavendish House

Cheltenham Animal Shelter is joining the growing number of local businesses taking over Cavendish House — opening a pop-up shop to...

Care home pays tribute to Cheltenham D-Day veteran

Cheltenham care home, Astell House, is paying tribute to one of its residents who served in the RAF on D-Day, as the country marks...

Female lawyers lead the way with 11 promotions announced at Cheltenham firm

Willans LLP solicitors has announced the promotion of 11 lawyers across its Cheltenham firm, including three new powerhouse...

Set sail for a fun family day out on the water at Gloucester Docks

Bob along to National Waterways Museum Gloucester for a Father's Day treat to remember this June 2024, or just sit back and relax...

Gloucestershire aerospace firm wins best apprenticeship at national awards

Seeing off the likes of EDF Energy and major beverage company Molson Coors, a Bishop's Cleeve-based aerospace firm has scooped the...

Rural businesses in this Gloucestershire borough can apply for grants of up to £25,000

With a view to strengthening the rural economy and boosting local communities, businesses in the Tewkesbury borough are invited to...

David Beckham embraces Cotswolds country living as he takes on ambassador role for The King

The iconic footballer teams up with The King to highlight charity education programmes and efforts to ensure young people have...

New RHS flower show planned for Cotswolds estate in 2026

A new RHS flower show is taking over the historic grounds of Badminton Estate in Gloucestershire in 2026, to bring gardening...

Historic Cotswolds pub saved from closure by beer-loving villagers

A tiny Cotswold village, featured in TV shows for decades, won't lose its local after residents snapped it up to secure its future...

Cheltenham ice rink returns for Christmas 2024

Get your skates on! Cheltenham's spectacular ice rink is returning to Imperial Gardens this November 2024, headlining the Regency...

Exclusive first look: Tweedy's Massive Circus

From a time-travelling portaloo to a dinosaur on silks and a world-first high wire act, Tweedy's Massive Circus packs a whole lot...

Gloucester Quays celebrates turning 15 with a weekend of discounts

Gloucester Quays is celebrating its 15th birthday this May 2024, with free entertainment to enjoy and stores across the centre...

Gloucestershire teenager wins first Formula 2 race in Monaco

After winning the backing of Gloucestershire businesses to fund his promotion to Formula 2, teenage driver Zak O'Sullivan takes an...

Hartpury University and College steps in to host British Eventing National Championships 2024

The national championships, usually held at Gatcombe Park, have been moved to Hartpury following the cancellation of this year's...

The firm putting Gloucestershire on the map for clean fuel production

An innovative Gloucestershire-based energy company is paving the way to achieving net zero by turning wood, plants and even...

Gloucestershire Business Shooting Day invites business leaders out of the office and into the countryside

Promising another day of friendly competition in the gorgeous Gloucestershire countryside, the Gloucestershire Business Shooting...

Gloucestershire businesswoman named south west's Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Capping a hugely successful first 12 months for her business, Gloucester's Ciara McGurk, owner of perfume-inspired laundry brand...

Cheltenham Festivals gears up for a summer of culture

Cheltenham's worldwide reputation as 'The Festival Town' is thanks, in no small part, to the incredible events hosted by...

Cheltenham mum's campaign to change the law on social media goes to parliament

A Cheltenham mum's petition to change the law on access to children's social media accounts will now be debated in parliament,...

Cirencester bar and restaurant relaunches weekend alfresco dining experience

Ready to fill your weekends with delicious food, live music and cocktails in the sunshine? Téatro Bar & Restaurant in Cirencester...

£1 billion Golden Valley project remains top priority for council's new cabinet

Establishing Cheltenham as 'the cyber capital of the UK’ through its ambitious £1 billion Golden Valley development remains a top...

Cavendish House in Cheltenham reopens — with a food court coming soon

Nearly 30 pop-up stalls are set up and open for business, as Cavendish House in Cheltenham reopens its doors to the public after...

New leader of Forest of Dean District Council is announced

Forest of Dean District Council has announced the appointment of a new leader after 25 council members voted in favour of his...

Join a secret navigational car rally through the Cotswolds — with a pit stop at Jeremy Clarkson's brewery

Discover the best of the Cotswolds on four wheels — including TV star Jeremy Clarkson's Hawkstone Brewery — by joining a unique...

The comfortable and efficient EV that's fit for families and adventure seekers

Kicking off SoGlos' new EV of the month series, in partnership with Cheltenham-based specialist Cleevely EV, is an efficient...

Gloucestershire photographer marks 40-year career with new book showcasing the county

Photographer Paul Nicholls has covered breaking news stories across Gloucestershire for more than 40 years. In his first book,...

New farmers' market launches in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is welcoming a brand-new farmers' market this year, as Elkstone Studios near Cirencester embarks on a new venture...

Gloucestershire graduate selected to represent Great Britain at international sports competition

Team GB has selected a University of Gloucestershire graduate to compete at the 2024 Europe Triathlon Multisport Championships,...

EXCLUSIVE: New artisan sandwich deli and fitness studio is coming to Cheltenham

Sister brand to Rainbowls, traditional Cotswold sandwich deli, Loaf & Co, is opening in Cheltenham's thriving Montpellier this...

Opening date revealed for THE PIG's new Cotswolds pub — with a hint of what's on the menu

The opening of The Village Pub by THE PIG in Barnsley is just weeks away. SoGlos takes a closer look at what diners can expect...

Founder of AccXel takes over family's 56-year-old Forest of Dean firm as new chief of operations

Described as a 'significant step' towards gender equality in the industry, Nicola Bird, founder of the trailblazing AccXel...

Gloucestershire renewable energy firm reveals it's increased staff numbers by 75 per cent in six months

There's no staff cutbacks or recruitment freezes for this Stonehouse-based energy firm, as demand for its services is so high,...

Borough council in Gloucestershire appeals to change its name

In a rare move for a local authority, whether borough, district or county-wide, a Gloucestershire borough council wants to change...

The Growth Hub Gloucestershire 'has never been stronger' as it launches business-friendly new website

Priding itself on being the 'go-to' destination for business support in the county, The Growth Hub Gloucestershire is headed for...

Cheltenham Festivals appoints new artistic director

Cheltenham Music Festival has a new artistic director, as Cheltenham Festivals announces Jack Bazalgette is heading up the event...

Gloucester Food Dock welcomes two brand-new restaurants this May 2024

Mexican food and sizzling street food-style steaks join the flourishing independent line up at the £3.5 million Gloucester Food...

Brand-new festival debuts in the Cotswolds this summer

Adding even more musical family fun to the summer festival calendar, Cotswold Fest is a brand-new event featuring loads of live...

Over £2000 raised in two hours for the Hollie Gazzard Trust at Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024

An incredible £2,300 was raised in just two hours for SoGlos's Charity of the Year, the Hollie Gazzard Trust, at the glittering...

Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024 awards night photos

The photos from the spectacular seventh annual Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards are here! See if you can spot yourself from the...

It's nearly time to register for Gloucestershire's grammar school entry test

Parents and carers who want their children to be considered for entry to one of Gloucestershire's seven grammar schools next year...

Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024 winners revealed

The results are in! Find out who has won a coveted trophy at the Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024, in partnership with Pro...

Cheltenham BID's new chief executive sets out her vision for the town's future

The new leader of Cheltenham's business community, Francesca Inman, is full of enthusiasm and excitement for her new role and what...

Here's how you can get free dog treats in Cirencester over the May bank holiday

Family-owned pet brand, 'DOG' by Just for Pets, is celebrating its first birthday in Cirencester by offering four-legged customers...

Cirencester company is named one of the UK's best places to work

A B Corp-certified environmental consultancy based in Cirencester has been named one of the best places to work in the UK by The...

Men's global fashion brand replacing Superdry on Cheltenham's Promenade

Plans have been submitted for the popular international men's clothing brand, Charles Tyrwhitt, to replace the former Superdry...

One of Gloucestershire's fastest-growing conveyancing firms opens its third office in 12 months

A leading property conveyancing firm continues its rapid expansion across the county with the opening of its third Gloucestershire...

Cavendish House is reopening as a 'mini Camden' for local pop-up traders

Described as a 'mini Camden for independents', a private investor has leased Cavendish House in Cheltenham for one year to give...

£1 million investment confirmed for Gloucester's newest leisure destination

A new flagship sport and fitness experience is coming to Gloucester Quays Retail Park this autumn 2024 — with The Padel Club...

Gloucester manufacturer scoops two national awards at 'metalforming Oscars'

A Brockworth-based manufacturing firm with 25 years' expertise in the automative industry is celebrating a double win at the...

King Charles III becomes patron of Gloucestershire university

The Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester has announced King Charles III as its newest patron, following a review of over...

Gloucestershire motor group one of first in UK to launch new JAECOO SUV this summer

A new Warners Motor Group showroom, opening in Gloucester this July 2024, is one of the first in the UK to showcase the latest...

UK military orders bomb-disposing robots from Tewkesbury-based defence firm

Global defence and cyber security firm L3Harris Technologies, which has a base in Tewkesbury, is supplying the Ministry of Defence...

Cheltenham engineering firms announce merger

In a move to 'pull all talent under one roof and expand the scope of activities', Cheltenham structural and civil engineering...

Top-ranking lawyer recognised in Legal 500 directory joins Lodders to strengthen private client offering

Leading south west law firm Lodders has announced the appointment of a new partner at its Cheltenham office — a senior lawyer with...

Gloucestershire town is the best place in the UK for employee wellbeing

With generous salaries, short commutes and a good work/life balance, Cheltenham takes the top spot on a new Employee Wellbeing...

Gloucestershire contestants hope to win big on new ITV show The Fortune Hotel

A couple from Gloucestershire are hoping to take home a £250,000 prize this May 2024, as Claire White and her husband Dan compete...

New Japanese-inspired garden opens in Cheltenham with summer dishes and cocktails to match

Gin & Juice has teamed up with Japanese dining restaurant, YOKU, to bring the new gardens of Japan to No.131 The Promenade in...

Here's what you can win in the Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards Golden Ticket Giveaway

Guests attending this year's Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have the opportunity to win one of three epic prize bundles,...

Oasis legend Liam Gallagher moves to £17,000 a month mansion in Gloucestershire

Some might say Liam Gallagher has been reading SoGlos! Just four months after we featured the Stroud mansion as our exclusive...

World-leading manufacturing firm in Cheltenham is bought out by its own managers

Global access hardware manufacturer Cotswold Architectural Products, which is headquartered in Cheltenham and has customers all...

New head of tax charged with doubling revenue to £1 billion

Azets has strengthened its regional senior leadership and tax team with a new head of tax for the central and west regions which...

The family-owned Gloucester business making kitchen dreams come true

If you're longing for a new kitchen or looking to update your bathroom, it can be a daunting task finding a reliable business to...

Gloucestershire County Council partners with Fostering South West to support potential carers

Hoping to support more children in the care system and increase fostering numbers, GCC Fostering has partnered with Fostering...

Cheltenham's Cineworld ViP closes to make room for new budget-friendly screenings

Cinema lovers got a shock when they were told ViP at Cineworld Cheltenham is closing its doors in May 2024 — but a cheaper...

Gloucestershire art centre offers free places on craft courses to vulnerable people

Cirencester's New Brewery Arts has launched a new scheme providing free places on its craft courses to those who would otherwise...

Forest of Dean project receives part of £2.7 million awarded to cultural organisations in the south west

Cultural projects across the south west region are getting a share of more than £2.7 million through Arts Council England's second...

Iconic 1920s Cheltenham restaurant is up for sale — with redevelopment on the horizon

One of the most popular former restaurants in Cheltenham is up for sale, with potential residential developers being sought by...

Marquees start to come down at No. 131 in Cheltenham — and something new is in the pipeline

It's been almost six months since Julian Dunkerton's Lucky Onion Group lost its appeal to keep the outdoor marquees at boutique...

New skate park and pump track coming to Bishop's Cleeve

Bishop's Cleeve will soon get its own skate park and pump track, as plans are submitted to Tewkesbury Borough Council for approval...

Cheltenham accountancy firm eyes ambitious growth and recruitment expansion

Cheltenham-based accountancy firm, Bishop Fleming, has big plans to grow its business and increase its headcount in...

Gloucester dental firm lands King's Award for Enterprise for International Trade

One of the world's leading manufacturers of dental products, Gloucester-based Prima Dental, is being honoured for its outstanding...

First look: 17th century Gloucestershire pub saved by the community

More than 260 locals pulled together to save The Black Horse Inn in Cranham, raising over £250,000 to buy this historic and...

How one Gloucestershire school plans to mitigate 'unfair' school fee increases if Labour wins election

With The Labour Party planning to introduce VAT on independent school fees if it wins the next general election, The King's School...

The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie is launching its first ever Sunday roast

Gloucestershire's roast fans will have a new destination to head to this spring 2024. Diners will be able to tuck into The Ivy...

The Cotswold hotel hosting TV comedians, speed dating and a magician who once performed for James Bond

From date-night dining and first-class entertainment to wine tastings and spa relaxation, there are events and offers to cater for...

Forest of Dean attraction ranks as one of the most Instagrammable in the UK

A Forest of Dean attraction has been named as one of the UK's most popular (and cost-effective) attractions on Instagram — beating...

THE PIG reveals summer opening date for first Cotswolds restaurant

Known for a passion for home-grown and local produce, herbal infusions and creative cocktails — hopes are high for a delicious new...

Airline academy celebrates five years of 'making dreams come true' at Gloucestershire Airport

Working in tandem with its US academy in Florida, Skyborne has trained up 83 airline pilots since the first course began at...

Leading menswear brand with 'in-store stylists' opens at Gloucester Quays

With '173 years of expertise' Gloucester Quays is welcoming one of the UK's top men's tailoring brands to the retail and leisure...

Lost poems by 19th-century 'Forest Poetess' return to the Forest of Dean

Four long lost poems written by 'Forest Poetess' Catherine Drew in the 1860s have been returned to the Forest of Dean and added to...

Dursley's newest restaurant Parsonage 53 is serving up a surprisingly wide range of British foodie experiences

With popular Sunday roasts, fine dining, light lunches and a relaxing bar serving Jeremy Clarkson's lager, Dursley's independent...

Gloucestershire charity announces UK's first equine-facilitated sensory room for SEND children

Gloucestershire charity, Horses for Wellbeing, is planning to open a sensory room designed specifically for children with special...

Charles Russell Speechlys appoints new partner to strengthen its real estate expertise

International law firm Charles Russell Speechlys' Cheltenham team grows as it appoints Nicholas Burt as a partner in its real...

Settebello is opening its second Italian restaurant in Cheltenham

Building on the success of its Gloucester Docks flagship, authentic Italian cuisine (including famed metre-long pizzas) are coming...

Jay Rayner is coming to Gloucester

Journalist, food critic, broadcaster and Masterchef star, Jay Rayner, is hosting a live recording of his BBC Radio 4 culinary...

New Zealand cyber intelligence firm opening HQ in Cheltenham

Darkscope, a New Zealand-based cyber intelligence business is opening a brand-new headquarters in the UK's cyber capital,...

Last freehold property at Gloucester Quays goes up for sale

Described as 'the last piece of the jigsaw' in the development of Gloucester Quays, manufacturing company Numold is selling its...

Free e-scooter rides for voters in Cheltenham and Gloucester

Voters in Cheltenham and Gloucester can claim free rides to and from their local polling station this Thursday 2 May 2024 from...

Cheltenham gears up to celebrate Gustav Holst's 150th birthday

Cheltenham is hosting a series of events to celebrate the 150th birthday of Gustav Holst, including a free community event at...

Cult Cheltenham pancake cakes are being stocked in Selfridges

Cheltenham's unique pancake cake store, Sisu Pancakes, is now selling slices at the Selfridges Food Hall in Birmingham, in an...

AccXel Construction School appoints new joint managing director

Natalie King has been promoted to joint managing director of AccXel in the Forest of Dean, joining sister Nicola Bird in leading...

You can now shop Jeremy Clarkson's Diddly Squat Farm range at Amazon Fresh

To celebrate the upcoming launch of Clarkson’s Farm series three on Prime Video, you can now shop Diddly Squat Farm Shop products...

Cheltenham cyber hub secures funding from Barclays to work with Gloucestershire businesses

CyNam, the cyber security hub based at Cheltenham's Brewery Quarter, has been awarded funding from Barclays to help continue its...

SoGlos in finals for UK's best online consumer brand award

The prestigious AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2024 finalists have been revealed, with SoGlos reaching the final four in the best...

First look: Luxury Cotswolds hotel reveals major spa expansion

Calcot & Spa has expanded its spa facilities with a new spa cafe, spa lounge, relaxation room and treatment space as well as...

Ninja Warrior UK Gloucester is offering schools a brilliant package for students to test out their ninja skills

School kids can run wild at Ninja Warrior UK Gloucester with its brilliant packages tailored to students — fully supervised by the...

Popular Cheltenham fine-dining Indian restaurant launches new cookbook

Award-winning restaurant Prithvi is sharing how to make some of its most sought-after recipes in its new cookbook which goes on...

Free professional training opportunities announced for school leavers

Finishing school this summer and wondering which direction to go in next? Gloucestershire HR company, Brave is presenting a unique...

Cotswolds named one of the most luxurious places for a staycation

In a new survey by Land Rover, the Cotswolds has been voted one of the very best luxury destinations in Great Britain, alongside...

Hartpury College praised for 'strong contribution' to skills needs in 'Outstanding' Ofsted report

Gloucester's Hartpury College retained its 'Outstanding' rating in its latest Ofsted inspection, with inspectors praising its...

University of Gloucestershire launches new public lecture series

The University of Gloucestershire is launching a new series of public lectures on everything from cyber security to contemporary...

Forest of Dean artist is supporting Anne Marie at Gloucestershire gig

An independent artist from the Forest of Dean is set to open for singer Anne Marie when she performs at Forest Live this summer.

Cheltenham interior designer reaches grand final of BBC series

The final of BBC One's popular interior design series sees Cheltenham's Matt Smith-Wood compete for a chance to design his own...

Cotswold workwear specialist eyes expansion after Cheltenham Festival success

Having supplied top race teams with high-quality, branded clothing for this year’s Cheltenham Festival, Cotswold-based firm...

New fresh-pressed juice bar hosts first pop-up in Cheltenham

BEET Juice Bar and Kitchen is launching its first pop-up in Cheltenham this April 2024, offering a variety of healthy food options...

Cheltenham IT firm is first Gloucestershire MSP awarded triple cyber accreditation by government

A Cheltenham-based managed IT service provider has become Gloucestershire's only official cyber advisor with double Cyber...

New chief executive officer for Gloucestershire teenage mental health charity

A Gloucestershire charity that carries out vital mental health support for teenagers in the county has appointed a new CEO to lead...

Learn the secrets of how to make a Beefy Boys burger at home

The Beefy Boys is sharing the secrets of how to make its signature smashed patties at home with the release of its first cookbook...

Cavendish House in Cheltenham is given back to the community — for now

It's the most asked question in Cheltenham — what does the future hold for Cavendish House? SoGlos speaks exclusively to owners...

18th-century hotel in the Cotswolds to undergo a £13 million transformation

One of the first Georgian buildings in the city, The Francis Hotel in Bath is heading for major improvements with a £13 million...

Finalists revealed for Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024

SoGlos readers have cast their votes to determine the finalists for this year's Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards — with only a few...

Here's how you can cycle through Cirencester Park for one day only

Cirencester Park is hosting a special one-day cycling event this May 2024, allowing visitors to ride their bikes through the...

Lanes Health reveals family secret behind 90 years of success in Gloucestershire

Lanes’ executive chairman and fourth-generation leader, Jonathan Groves, reflects on taking over a family business and the lessons...

The Growth Hub celebrates 10 years of helping local businesses to thrive

With a track record of helping thousands of businesses achieve growth through expert advice, skills development and so much more,...

Cheltenham's sought-after new school rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

It fast became a top choice among Cheltenham families after opening in 2021 and now The High School Leckhampton has received the...

Cheltenham Paint Festival launches second fundraising campaign after losing Arts Council bid

After being turned down by Arts Council England for the second time, Cheltenham Paint Festival is seeking donations from the...

Gloucestershire housing builder halves its carbon emissions in just one year

Gloucester property developer Newland Homes reveals it has cut its operational carbon emissions by nearly 50 per cent over the...

A new director at Bishop Fleming Cheltenham drives growth for Gloucestershire

A leading accountancy firm based in Cheltenham has appointed a new director to help the branch build on its record growth in 2023.

Superdry announces massive restructuring plan as it exits the stock market

In a bid to turn its fortunes around, Gloucestershire-headquartered global brand Superdry is moving into a huge restructuring plan...

The Fairview Gardener reveals new premium range products for 2024

With spring firmly on our doorstep, there's no better time to explore The Fairview Gardener's brand-new range of gardening tools,...

Historic hotel in Cirencester reveals new Cotswold-inspired menus

The Kings Head Hotel in Cirencester is serving up all-new options for lunch, dinner and afternoon tea this April 2024, with three...

New CEO and SoGlos editor named as part of ambitious growth plans for independent media company

The first chief executive officer for SoPublishing and a new editor for SoGlos have been announced, paving the way for ambitious...

Adam Henson launches new range of wildflower seeds

Inspired by the flowers found at his very own Cotswold Farm Park, Adam Henson's wildflower seed mixes are now available from his...

Cheltenham Chamber of Commerce appoints new deputy CEO

Cheltenham Chamber of Commerce looks forward to a fresh senior leadership team with the appointment of Sarah Cook as its new...

Here's how you can own a share of Jeremy Clarkson's new racehorse

Infamous TV presenter turned farmer, Jeremy Clarkson, is now branching out into horse racing, inviting equestrian enthusiasts to...

Crowe appoints new partner in social purpose and non-profit team

Cheltenham-based audit, tax, advisory and risk firm, Crowe, has appointed a new partner, with Helen Blundell joining its social...

Early detection of oral cancer is key to recovery, says leading Gloucester dental practice

Oral cancer cases have been on the rise in recent years and are usually related to smoking, drinking or the human papilloma virus....

Cheltenham Ladies' College bursary applications are closing soon

The Beale Awards bursary scheme from the world-renowned Cheltenham Ladies' College is open for applications, offering up to 100...

Gloucester's first independent film festival launches

The first-ever Gloucester Independent Film Festival launches this April 2024, with local filmmakers encouraged to submit their...

Kaleb Cooper releases music video for his single 'I Can't Stand Sheep'

As if releasing his first single wasn't enough, famous farmer Kaleb Cooper is now releasing a music video to accompany 'I Can't...

Inside Berkeley Castle's new sustainability-focused restaurant — introducing the Kitchen Garden

Sustainability is at the heart of Berkeley Castle's brand-new restaurant, the Kitchen Garden, where you can expect Friday night...

Young Gloucestershire swimmer qualifies for the Paris Olympic Games

At just 21-years-old, Alex Cohoon from Fairford is Great Britain's 12th best 100-metre freestyle swimmer of all time. And after...

The 'Asparagus Express' is coming to Gloucestershire

Celebrating the start of The British Asparagus Festival, asparagus enthusiasts can take a ride on a steam train carrying the first...

Stroud chef who cooked for Gordon Ramsay returns to top Cotswolds hotel

John Jewell has served up top notch dishes in two of the finest restaurants in London and is now back to his roots as the new head...

Historic Gloucester church with nationally important medieval art wins £100,000 for restoration

A historic church in Gloucester city centre that houses important medieval and Tudor wall art has won over £100,000 in funding...

New video series shares SoGlos partners' successes for the first time

From building brand awareness and enhancing local reputation to connecting with an engaged audience and directly driving sales,...

Cheltenham bao bun business features in Channel 4 series

The next episode of Channel 4's popular series about Aldi stars mother and daughter duo, Jennifer and Consuelo Chaney, as they...

Heritage Gloucestershire business celebrates 40th anniversary with new charity initiative

Founded in 1984 in Gloucester, Elmrep has been a chosen supplier for businesses across Gloucestershire in need of quality...

Nominations open for Believe in Gloucester Awards 2024

Believe in Gloucester Awards are back for the first time since 2019, celebrating businesses, community projects and dedicated...

A slice of East London’s epic food scene heads to the Cotswolds this spring

Promising an unapologetically casual vibe and big flavours, Pit Kitchen is relocating its Middle Eastern-inspired foodie hub to...

Gloucester Rugby enjoyed record level of commercial revenue in 2023

Gloucester Rugby has praised the 'invaluable' loyalty of its partners and supporters in 2022-23 with the club enjoying a record...

The Cotswold hotel where you can see an original Banksy, a dinosaur foot and drink £100 tequila shots

Businessman Matthew Freud's first foray into hospitality brings a blast of artistic creativity to Burford High Street — showcasing...

Stroud Brewery creates new climate change-resistant beers

Following three years of research with top UK growers, Stroud Brewery has created a new line of beers made from climate...

New Tewkesbury quarry will build the foundations of Gloucestershire's future

After a five year battle to get planning permission to transform farmland on the edge of Tewkesbury into a quarry, SoGlos talks...

Gloucestershire charity receives over £150,000 from The National Lottery

Lives of Colour — a leading Gloucestershire charity which promotes diversity and inclusion in business, education and government —...

Two Cheltenham recruitment agencies merge

Boutique Cheltenham-based recruitment agency, Truly Tailored, is merging with award-winning local firm RE Recruitment this April...

Swimming pools across Gloucestershire awarded over £1.2 million in funding

Six swimming pools and leisure centres across the county, including GL1 in Gloucester, will benefit from a huge funding boost of...

Nature in Art reveals programme of must-see exhibitions for spring 2024

From photography and sculptures inspired by the animal world to the chance to explore blooming wildlife gardens, Nature in Art has...

Gloucestershire micro-brewery gains global recognition at brewing industry ‘Oscars’

Dubbed the ‘Oscars of the brewing industry’, Winchcombe's Goff's Brewery has been awarded the Gold Medal for Cheltenham Gold in...

Cheltenham BID appoints new chief executive to lead its second term

Bristol BID's head of projects will oversee Cheltenham Business Improvement District which has seen £3.8 million invested into the...

Gloucestershire women make list of top female hoteliers

Celebrating female hoteliers from across the UK, leading trade magazine Boutique Hotelier has named five Gloucestershire women in...

New partner at Cheltenham law firm bolsters its growing banking and finance group

International law firm, Charles Russell Speechlys, has announced the appointment of a brand-new partner within its banking and...

Cavendish House Caffe Nero finds new Cheltenham premises

Following the announcement of the closure of Cavendish House, the Caffe Nero formerly located in the Cheltenham department store...

New look for Cheltenham hotel after £1.4 million renovation

A 16th-century manor house hotel in Cheltenham has revealed the latest in its extensive series of upgrades as £1.4 million is...

First look: Avalon from Giffords Circus

The big top is up at Fennells Farm and SoGlos got an invite to the opening night of Avalon from Giffords Circus, to get a first...

Nailsworth named one of the best places to buy a house in the UK

Hailed as the place to go for comfort and community in the Cotswolds, The Times has included 'Stroud's little brother' Nailsworth...

Here's what's on at the Cotswolds' destination cabaret house in 2024

With a disco celebration, 'cool yule' swing and tributes to some all-time pop legends, there's plenty of entertainment alongside a...

Lilian Faithfull Care celebrates 50th anniversary of its first nursing home

This week 50 years ago, Gloucestershire charity Lilian Faithfull Care opened its first nursing home, St Faith's in Cheltenham —...

Big changes for electric scooter users in Gloucestershire as age restrictions are reduced

Electric scooter riders in Gloucestershire are about to get younger, as providers reduce the age limit to 16 years old in...

Meet one of the nation's favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars in Cheltenham this April

This April 2024, one of Strictly's most popular professional dancers is coming to Waterstones in Cheltenham — and here's how you...

Victorian pub in Cheltenham transformed into haven for pizza lovers

The Midland Hotel has been snapped up by cult Cheltenham pizza brand, Marvellous Medicine, and is set to reveal its big revamp...

Brand-new independent vets opening in Gloucestershire

Coming soon to Cheltenham, Regency Vets is a new venture from two veterinary surgeons set to open in April 2024 — promising to...

Cheltenham's John Lewis named Branch of the Year for 2023

One of the UK's leading retailers, John Lewis, has named its Cheltenham store Branch of the Year for 2023, with the department...

King of the High Street George Davies to open new Cotswolds hotel

The man behind Next, George at Asda, and Per Una is opening a 10-bedroom luxury hotel in Broadway this June 2024. He says his...

How your dentist can help you get a good night's sleep

Did you know that your dentist may be able to help with snoring and sleep issues? Affinity Dental Care & Implant Centre in...

Gloucestershire charities to benefit from runaway reindeer auction

Gloucester's magical Runaway Reindeer Trail that brought festive cheer to the city over Christmas is going under the hammer in...

Active Gloucestershire announces 10 inspirational finalists for its community photography project

Ten incredible changemakers, dedicated to improving lives in Gloucestershire, will be celebrated and have their work put in the...

'Wycliffe is a special place' — new head of the Stonehouse independent school is appointed

Christian San Jose has been revealed as the 11th headmaster of Wycliffe College, the 142-year-old Stonehouse-based independent...

Petition launched to save Flyup 417 Bike Park from closure

Mountain biking enthusiasts have started a petition to save their beloved bike park, Flyup 417 at Crickley Hill, which has been...

Celebrate 150 years of Sharpness New Dock with a series of free events

Sharpness 150, a community group made up of volunteers, has announced a series of free events to celebrate the the 150th...

Nearly £6 million of funding secured to bring electric buses to Gloucestershire

The Department for Transport has awarded £5.9 million to Gloucestershire County Council to fund the introduction of electric buses...

Sandford Parks Lido receives over £300,000 to secure its future

Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham has secured thousands of pounds in funding that will help it to reduce its carbon emissions and...

Two new directors appointed to boost senior leadership team at Lodders

National law firm, Lodders Solicitors, has announced the appointment of two new directors to boost its management board.

Top Gloucestershire attraction wins gold award for accessible tourism

Slimbridge Wetland Centre has been recognised for its commitment to accessibility with a coveted gold award for accessible and...

Get free tickets to Kaleb Cooper's live TV recording at the Everyman Theatre

Kaleb Cooper fans can apply for free tickets to a special performance of his live show, The World According to Kaleb, at the...

Exclusive first look: The Bottle of Sauce's new sister pub in Cheltenham

Sister venue to popular Cheltenham pub, The Bottle of Sauce, SoGlos got an exclusive first look inside The Airs and Graces on...

Plans revealed for new cafe at £33 million Arle Court transport hub

Businesses will be offered the chance to run a new cafe at Cheltenham's Arle Court Transport Hub from the summer, if plans are...

Here's how you can dine for £15 at Hub Box Cheltenham

To launch its new menu, Hub Box at The Brewery Quarter is hosting Locals Night this April 2024, giving Cheltenham residents the...

Dragons return to the Cotswolds as Painswick Rococo Garden announces spring family events

Dragon eggs, dog shows and daffodils galore! Discover the best of spring at Painswick Rococo Garden, with plenty going on to keep...

University of Gloucestershire graduate wins national sports photography award

Morgan Harlow, a University of Gloucestershire photography graduate, took home the Sports Journalists' Association (SJA) 'Ones to...

Graham Norton returning to Cheltenham to celebrate brand-new novel

Making a stop at Cheltenham Town Hall this September 2024, presenter and author Graham Norton is going on tour to celebrate the...

How Gloucestershire College is championing apprenticeships in the business and professional services sector

Looking to cultivate key skills in-house for your business? Gloucestershire College will guide you and your apprentice every step...

Ambitious plans for global growth as Cheltenham marketing firm expands

PinPoint Media, a content and performance marketing agency on The Promenade in Cheltenham, has a new head of growth who is...

Cheltenham ice rink brings £1.6 million boost to town centre

The ice rink at Cheltenham's Imperial Square bought a huge boost to the local economy with visitors spending £1.6 million with...

Immersive 80s-themed gaming experience comes to Gloucester

An exciting new interactive video game experience is coming to Gloucester, as ARCADE by DARKFIELD comes to the city this March...

Gloucestershire is one of the best places in the UK for spring weddings

There's more than just flowers blooming across Gloucestershire this season, as it's just been revealed the county is one of the...

Stroud Brewery wins award for UK's Best Canned Session Lager

The ever-popular Stroud Brewery has won yet another accolade for its beer this March 2024 with the award for Best Canned Session...

Here's where you can catch The LEGO Movie and The Greatest Showman for free this Easter

Gearing up for a summer of fun family entertainment in Gloucester this year, head to Kings Square for a double feature of movie...

First look: The Minster Exchange in Cheltenham

Set to open in May 2024, Cheltenham's new communal workspace and tech hub, the Minster Exchange, is bursting with potential — and...

Three Gloucestershire firms win big at prestigious business awards

A trio of Gloucestershire businesses have scooped top awards at the South West Small Business Awards this March 2024.

Tewkesbury non-profits to receive over £350,000 in grants

Two schemes have been launched by Tewkesbury Borough Council, providing £350,000 to support local culture and history, as well as...

100 electric vehicle charging points installed across Gloucestershire — with 900 more to come

The first 100 electric vehicle charging points have now been installed across Gloucestershire, with 900 more to come and a boost...

First look: Inside the Cotswolds' new Roman-inspired baths

It's been a five-year labour of love to bring Eynsham Baths to life at Estelle Manor in the Cotswolds and the final result is...

University of Gloucestershire alumnus returns to Cheltenham to head up Savills

High-end estate agents, Savills, has appointed a new head of office to its Cheltenham headquarters, with Ken Dowling, a University...

Entries open for Gloucestershire Business Awards 2024

Businesses, teams, charities and individuals can now put themselves forward for a coveted Gloucestershire Business Award, as...

Gloucestershire's KNEAD Bakery launches exclusive Easter 'Golden Egg Hunt'

Win big with KNEAD Bakery's Golden Egg Hunt competition this March 2024, with a chance to win everything from a personal visit to...

Three Choirs Festival announces its exciting programme for 2024

The world's longest-running music festival is back for 2024, as Three Choirs Festival brings UK premieres of brand-new music,...

GCHQ joins LinkedIn and launches a recruitment drive with a cryptic puzzle

With a mission to attract new recruits from diverse backgrounds, GCHQ marks its arrival on LinkedIn with the release of a tough...

Cheltenham-born singer makes history as British Vogue's April cover star

FKA Twigs has been revealed as the newest cover star for British Vogue's April 2024 issue — making history on the first cover...

The Brimscombe Mill community seeks a new home after shock sale

Brimscombe Mill, a much-loved community hub in Stroud that houses charities such as The Long Table, has been given five months to...

Cotswolds jewellery designer scoops gold at national awards

Sophie Cudworth's dragon-inspired necklace wins praise for commercially aware design as it takes gold at Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship...

Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition comes to the Cotswolds

A collection of drawings from groundbreaking American artist, Georgia O'Keeffe, is coming to the Cotswolds this April 2024, as...

Independent Gloucester Quays restaurant launches its first Sunday roasts

Gloucester Quays' only independent restaurant, Coal Kitchen, has announced its first ever Sunday roast menu — with a special...

Headline and category partners revealed for Gloucestershire Business Awards 2024

Gloucestershire's leading business awards are back bigger and better than ever in 2024, in partnership with a diverse range of...

Gloucester Tall Ships Festival announces who's headlining its music stage

The final headliner taking to the main stage at Gloucester Tall Ships Festival 2024 has finally been announced, with chart-topping...

Tweedy: Why clowning is essential in Shakespearean productions

Combining magic, mishaps and Shakespearean wit with a musical twist, Tweedy reveals why he, a circus clown, is taking centre stage...

You don't have to travel far in Gloucestershire to escape into the wilderness...

If you come down to the woods today, you're in for a very big surprise. Rewild Things on the Elmore Court Estate near Gloucester...

Are you providing your staff with the correct fire safety training?

Panic can arise when a fire happens in the workplace, but ensuring your staff are equipped with the knowledge and correct safety...

How you can give back to Gloucestershire's business community by becoming a mentor

With a growing demand for business support in Gloucestershire, The Growth Hub is highlighting the rewards of sharing knowledge and...

Restorative dentistry can aid physical health and boost wellbeing

A smile can brighten someone's whole day, but if yours is lacking in confidence then restorative dentistry, such as that performed...

University scholarships up for grabs as £8.2 million awarded to widen tech sector diversity

The University of Gloucestershire has won a big boost of funding to offer data science scholarships to under-represented groups of...

Gloucestershire fashion brand Holland Cooper reveals plans to expand to the USA

Gloucestershire luxury fashion brand, Holland Cooper, has set its sights on global expansion, launching its official website in...

Adam Henson releases second children's book

Gloucestershire's famous farmer, Adam Henson, releases his second children's book this March 2024, answering some of the most...

Agent appointed to find a buyer for Cheltenham's iconic Municipal Offices

Plans to see Cheltenham's historic Municipal Offices undergo creative development for the future are moving forward with an...

How heat pumps could save you up to £1100 off your annual energy bills

With a staggering 23 million residential properties in the UK currently connected to the gas grid, and heating prices remaining...

Multi-charity vintage and pre-loved clothing store comes to Gloucester Quays

Following previous pop-ups on London's Bond Street, Gloucester Quays will be hosting 'second-hand department store' Charity...

Picasso artwork goes on display in Cheltenham

Work by world-famous artist, Pablo Picasso, is on display at Cheltenham's The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum as part of a new...

Cheltenham officially ranked one of the best racecourses in the UK

A new study from sports betting community, The Online Betting Guide has revealed Cheltenham Racecourse as the second best in the...

Next Gloucester rainbow street transformation is announced

Internationally recognised Gloucester-based artist, Tash Frootko has announced her next big urban makeover project — this time...

Just one month to go until Cheltenham's Cavendish House closes its doors for good

It's the last chance shoppers will have to bag last-minute bargains at the historic Gloucestershire store. Readers share their...

New Cheltenham Festival section launches on SoGlos to celebrate Gold Cup Centenary year

With the Cheltenham Gold Cup celebrating 100 years in March 2024, SoGlos has unveiled a new Cheltenham Festival guest section for...

Young people from Gloucestershire invited to audition for new film

The casting company behind Netflix hit Top Boy and Oscar-winning film Jojo Rabbit is looking for young people from Gloucestershire...

The Gloucestershire firm kitting out top race teams for Cheltenham Festival

The team at Cotswolds-based Penguin Uniform will be beaming with pride come Cheltenham Festival this March 2024 — when three local...

Cheltenham shop crowned UK's best independent beer and wine retailer

A firm favourite among Cheltenham's hop heads, Bath Road Beers takes home the top accolade this year at the annual Drinks...

Red Arrows celebrate 60th anniversary at this year's Royal International Air Tattoo

The iconic Red Arrows display team is celebrating 60 years in the skies this year with a new routine launching at the Royal...

Gloucester's new 'scented crazy golf' destination opening soon

Combining the thrill of crazy golf with great music and a vibrant dining atmosphere, Putt Putt Social is set to provide a unique...

'It's the runway of the country set' — Jade Holland Cooper's top tips for dressing your best at Cheltenham Festival 2024

Fresh from the runways of Paris Fashion Week, SoGlos caught up with Gloucestershire fashion designer and businesswoman, Jade...

Gloucester Brewery becomes latest location for cult doughnut brand

Cult Cheltenham coffee and doughnut shop, Guilt Trip, is heading to Gloucester Brewery, taking over its TANK bar and restaurant...

Gloucester Culture Trust receives £1.5 million for 'transformative' cultural programme

Gloucester is set to get a new, three-year cultural programme designed to engage communities and instil pride in the city, as...

Gloucestershire businesses react to the Spring Budget 2024

The chancellor Jeremy Hunt has revealed the Spring Budget for 2024 — SoGlos rounds up the key takeaways and shares the early...

Chuck Burger opens its doors at Gloucester Food Dock

Cheltenham-based chef, Lewis Spencer and his team are bringing a slice of Americana across the pond to Gloucester Docks, as Chuck...

Cheltenham interior design company celebrates Women in Construction Week

With a 58 per cent female workforce, Cheltenham-based Workplace Interiors Co is celebrating the diversity of its team this Women...

Former public toilets up for sale in Cheltenham

Businesses and developers are being encouraged to bring a touch of design flair to proposals to buy a disused public toilet block...

Disco legends Nile Rodgers and CHIC to play gig in Gloucestershire

Try not to 'freak out' over this latest addition to Gloucestershire's booming summer music line-up, as disco icon Nile Rodgers and...

Stroud leisure centre gets major refurb as the council pledges £5 million for a carbon neutral future

As part of Stroud District Council's pledge to commit to a carbon zero future for the town and its surrounding villages, it has...

Cheltenham hotel named one of the best places to stay in the UK

A favourite among Gloucestershire spa lovers and weekender trippers, The Greenway Hotel and Spa is praised by The Times as one of...

Gloucestershire production company appoints new head of film

Cheltenham-based commercial production company StillMoving has appointed a new head of film this March 2024, with exciting...

New director of community and place appointed at Gloucester's The Music Works

Khady Gueye aims to harness the power of music to empower young people in Gloucestershire and support the development of...

Council commits to continued economic growth and development in Cheltenham

Several key developments for residents and businesses in Cheltenham will continue to move forward this year with the borough...

Voting opens for Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024

Have your say to help crown Gloucestershire's best lifestyle businesses in 2024, as voting opens for the seventh annual...

Gloucestershire is one of the best places to get married in the UK

With a plethora of beautiful venues and spectacular scenery all around, it's not hard to see why Gloucestershire has been ranked...

Chris Packham is coming to Gloucester this spring

BBC Springwatch host and conservationist, Chris Packham, is joining the line-up for Gloucester History Festival's Spring Weekend —...

Cirencester's Body Shop store set to permanently close

Considered one of the most sustainable brands in the country, The Body Shop administrators confirm its Cirencester store is among...

New £2.5 million UK flagship car repair centre opens in Cirencester

The brand-new prestige paint and body facility in Cirencester has already earned approvals from BMW, Mercedes-Benz and VW Group...

Gloucestershire College wins top national apprenticeship award

Offering a plethora of sought-after skills for the rapidly evolving tech industry, Gloucestershire College is celebrating being...

Gloucestershire hospital offers new robotic therapy that's transforming prostate treatment

Those looking to have treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate, can receive a revolutionary new...

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College is offering in-house HR apprenticeship opportunities

An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification, as well as invaluable work experience, while exploring a potential...

Gloucester's popular Wall's Club to close its doors in March 2024

After providing a huge range of social events and sporting facilities for the employees of Wall's factory and the people of...

Stroud canal's 'missing mile' gets planning permission

The 'missing mile' in Stroud's canal network is being restored after the council's Development Control Committee granted planning...

Historic Gloucester hotel could become new wellbeing village

Gloucester's The Fleece Hotel and Longsmith Street car park has been earmarked for a new community and business hub aimed at...

Revised plans for former Gloucester Prison site revealed

Plans to transform the former HMP Gloucester into a range of contemporary one, two and three-bedroom homes, flexible commercial...

New accessibility improvements to the Forest of Dean's Daffodil Way

Just in time for wild daffodil season, work to improve footpaths on the Forest of Dean's Daffodil Way is due to finish this March...

Gloucester company wins landmark city marketing contract

After a competitive pitch process in late 2023, Gloucester-based 10 Yetis has been awarded the marketing contract for five of...

Gloucestershire councillors agree on 'ambitious' budget with an extra £50 million for county services

Gloucestershire County Council reveals details of its agreed budget for the 2024-25 financial year — with more than £616 million...

Three new restaurants to open at Gloucester Food Dock this March 2024

Food fans in Gloucester will get three new places to dine in March 2024 with Chuck, Elote and Strip Steak Bar all putting the...

Historic manor house in Bishop's Cleeve transformed into stunning new flexible workspaces

Flexible workspace provider Regus has opened its first offices in the Grade II listed manor house at Grange Park business campus...

Gloucestershire firm is the first accommodation provider in the south west to become a B Corp

Beechurst Serviced Apartments has become the first accommodation provider in the south west to attain B Corp status for high...

Famous LA artist takes over Cheltenham gallery for exhibition celebrating positivity and love

A globally respected artist with his own museum in LA and whose artwork graces the walls of some of the world's most famous names...

Cotswold Bake Off judge stars in new ITV show

Filmed from the kitchen in her Moreton-in-Marsh home, Great British Bake Off star Prue Leith will be sharing recipes, foodie hacks...

South west academy trust approved to run Gloucester's new £16.5 million special school

An education academy trust experienced in supporting children and young people with special educational needs, Reach South, has...

Cheltenham hotel launches fine dining Indian takeover series

The Greenway Hotel in Cheltenham is launching a series of kitchen takeovers this February 2024, with Flavours of India offering a...

Comedian Rob Beckett is bringing his stand-up tour to Gloucestershire

Panel show powerhouse, chart-topping podcaster and all-round entertainer Rob Beckett is bringing his new stand-up tour to...

University of Gloucestershire launches master’s-level apprenticeship for HR professionals

The University of Gloucestershire has unveiled a new master's-level apprenticeship for current and aspiring senior HR...

Cotswold RAW partners with Gloucester-Hartpury Women's rugby team for a second season

After Gloucester-Hartpury Women's rugby team made history by winning the Allianz 15 premiership last year, Cotswold RAW is...

Popular Worcestershire girls' school offers weekly boarding for Gloucestershire families

With its flexible weekly boarding options, Malvern St James Girls' School caters for busy, modern families by empowering students...

Cotswold Lavender announces summer opening dates

The prettiest of purple flower fields, Cotswold Lavender near Broadway has announced the date when it will open again this summer...

Battery-operated train breaks UK record in Gloucestershire

An innovative new battery-operated train has broken the UK record for distance travelled without recharging on a test journey...

Forestry England reveals plans for the future of Cannop Ponds

One of the Forest of Dean's most prominent visitor attractions, Cannop Ponds, will undergo significant works to protect...

Huge 25,000 sq ft warehouse to be refurbished and put up for sale in Stonehouse

Purchased by leading south west property developer, Robert Hitchins, the warehouse facility is planned to be available for...

Brunel's Old Station in Cirencester set to be renovated after £160,000 investment

Cotswold District Council is investing nearly £160,000 into The Old Station in Cirencester, while continuing to explore options...

World's most advanced vertical farm opens in Gloucestershire

The Forest of Dean is now home to the world's most advanced vertical farm, as Jones Food Company opens its second facility in...

Midlands Air Ambulance hailed for 'outstanding' response by care regulator

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity — Gloucestershire's life-saving emergency response service — has been recognised for its...

Stroud businesswoman becomes fresh face of global brand

A businesswoman from Stroud is becoming the face of global network the Women's Business Club, after winning its 2024 photography...

Gloucestershire business owner overcomes mental health struggles to turn her childhood passion into a career

Hannah Ballinger, a young business owner from Gloucestershire, overcame mental health issues to bring her childhood dream to life,...

Kingfishers spotted nesting at Slimbridge earlier than ever before

A pair of kingfishers have been spotted nesting at Slimbridge Wetland Centre near Stroud — the earliest kingfisher activity the...

A new series of free women's activities is launching in Stroud

Women in Stroud can enjoy a new series of free, female-only activities designed to boost wellbeing, increase confidence and help...

Boutique holiday agency now offering lakeside lodges in the Cotswolds

Cotswold holiday specialist, Bolthole Retreats, is offering guests an idyllic lakeside retreat with a collection of waterfront...

Big Feastival announces 2024 headliners

Big Feastival returns to the Cotswolds in August 2024 and this year's headline acts have just been confirmed — with some BIG names...

Cheltenham tax experts reveal predictions for this year's Spring Budget

With a general election looming this year, the forthcoming budget is likely to pack a lot of punches. Cheltenham accountancy firm,...

Actor Martin Clunes named Hartpury University's first chancellor

Naming its first ever chancellor, Hartpury University and Hartpury College has looked to an unexpected public figure, actor Martin...

New £9 million leisure centre in the Forest of Dean granted planning permission

A multi-million-pound project to build a new community, education and leisure centre in the Forest of Dean has been approved by...

Shania Twain is coming to a venue near Gloucestershire

Here's how you can catch country music icon, Shania Twain, when she performs at a venue near Gloucestershire on her UK tour — with...

Fire safety in your business — have you got it covered?

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) works with businesses across the county every day, demonstrating to them how...

Cotswolds garden designer wins national designer of the year award

A marketing professional-turned-garden designer from Bourton-on-the-Water has taken home the prestigious Fresh Designer of the...

Sunday parking charges are being reintroduced in the Cotswolds

Cotswold District Council is set to increase the cost of car parking in towns and villages — and scrap free parking on Sundays —...

Gloucestershire brewery launches new non-alcoholic beer to support air ambulance charity

Gloucester Brewery has joined forces with the Great Western Air Ambulance to craft a new non-alcoholic IPA — with 10 per cent of...

Here's who's on the line-up for Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2024

From a Led Zeppelin legend to the artist behind the hottest song on the Saltburn soundtrack, Cheltenham Jazz Festival has revealed...

Virtual reality gaming centre launches first UK location in Gloucester

Experienced gamers or those seeking new thrills are now able to step into fully immersive virtual worlds at brand-new attraction...

Carpenter from Cheltenham wins national Apprentice of the Year

A carpenter from Gloucestershire has scooped Apprentice of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards in London — and hopes...

Planners agree to pause progress on Stroud Local Plan

After the viability of Stroud District Council's Local Plan came under scrutiny, planners have agreed to a 10-month pause to give...

Royal Three Counties Show returns for a spectacular weekend of family fun this June 2024

With more than 6,000 animals, hundreds of events and activities for visitors of all ages, an exhilarating programme of live...

Gloucester community projects receive £160,000 government funding

Nine community projects in Gloucester are being given a share of £160,000 from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, including The Music...

Council set to introduce one hour of free parking across the Forest of Dean

A boost for residents and businesses, drivers can avoid paying for parking for up to an hour at car parks run by Forest of Dean...

Gloucestershire student selected by Porsche motorsport team

18-year-old James Wallis from The King's School Gloucester has completed a gruelling selection process to become Porsche's Carrera...

How a primary school event with a construction firm sparked a lifelong career for a Gloucestershire school girl

Gloucester-based construction company EG Carter is highlighting the inspiring journey of its management apprentice, Izzy Coopey,...

Brockworth-based national housing maintenance firm seeks 120 new apprentices

Opening applications for its 2024 apprenticeship scheme during National Apprenticeship Week, a leading UK housing maintenance...

Michelin star restaurant chef comes to the Cotswolds

Ollie Dabbous — the chef behind London's Michelin-starred HIDE restaurant — is coming to the Cotswolds in March 2024, with a...

Gloucester City Council allocates £6.3 million to The Forum and new City Campus

The city council has reallocated a share of Levelling Up funding secured in 2021 to the new University of Gloucestershire City...

Gloucestershire small business becomes most Googled laundry brand in the UK

Gloucester-based Tallow + Ash is going from strength to strength in its pursuit to 'revolutionise the boring laundry industry' —...

Everyman Theatre raises more than £20,000 for Gloucestershire children's charities

Audiences at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre have helped raise a whopping £20,251 for children's charities Home-Start Stroud and...

Cotswolds university is offering the UK's first ever residential estate agency degree

An innovative new course from the Cirencester-based Royal Agricultural University offers aspiring estate agents an introduction to...

Prima Dental reveals new partnership with Gloucester-Hartpury RFC

Gloucester-based firm, Prima Dental, has partnered with Gloucester-Hartpury Women’s RFC in a new partnership deal to support the...

Horticultural heroes and gardening greats lead the line-up at RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2024

RHS Malvern Spring Festival, is back at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern from 9 to 12 May 2024, with the godfather of...

Award-winning Gloucestershire burger chef is judging the National Burger Awards

Burger Chef of the Year, Anthony 'Murf' Murphy from cult Cheltenham burger joint The Beefy Boys, has been asked to judge the...

Chedworth Roman Villa celebrates 100 years with the National Trust

Gloucestershire's iconic ancient site reopens this February 2024 with a special schedule of events in celebration of its centenary...

Hollie Gazzard Trust's founder appears on Loose Women

Nick Gazzard — the founder of SoGlos's Charity of the Year, the Hollie Gazzard Trust — appeared on Loose Women this February 2024...

The young Gloucester apprentice with eyes on a sky high future

Inspired by his Formula One engineer father and Royal Navy Falcons engineer grandfather, Lewis O’Brien is seeing his career...

Galactic-themed Laser Quest venue is opening in Gloucester

Sharp-shooting sci-fi fanatics are in for a treat this February half term, when the UK's leading laser tag experience, Laser...

Cheltenham Town FC boasts only solar-powered stadium in League One

Cheltenham Town Football Club is the first club in League One to power a stadium on solar energy, all thanks to an installation by...

Cheltenham pub named one of the cosiest in the UK

Gloucestershire has a plethora of warm and welcoming pubs right across the county, with everything from roaring log fires to lush...

Cheltenham PR firm appoints new managing director

Cheltenham-based PR firm, Target PR, has announced the appointment of a new managing director after its CEO, Sarah Bryars,...

Have your say on the Cirencester Town Centre Masterplan

Cotswold District Council is sharing its Framework Masterplan for Cirencester Town Centre this February 2024 — and it's inviting...

Montpellier Legal opens new Gloucester office

Cheltenham-based Montpellier Legal expands into Gloucester, with the fast-growing conveyancing expert opening its newest office in...

Apprentices are taking over Stroud District Council's social media for National Apprenticeship Week

This National Apprenticeship Week, Stroud District Council is handing over the reins of its social media accounts to a team of...

Giant bee sculpture buzzes into Gloucester with a powerful message

A thought-provoking sculpture is making a beeline for Gloucester this February 2024 to spark discussions about the dangers of...

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...

Luxury Cotswolds venue becomes first climate positive hotel in the UK

Luxury doesn't come at the expense of the environment at this upmarket Cotswolds hotel, which has been named the UK's first...

Here's your only chance to see the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in Gloucestershire

As it tours the UK on loan from the Natural History Museum, don't miss your chance to see an inspiring collection of photographs...

Personalised training and a health assessment is key to getting the most out of the gym

Around 12 per cent of all new gym memberships are taken out in January each year, with people starting the new year strong, but...

First look: New look and name for Stroud hotel after £2 million refurbishment

After being closed for four years, Stroud's former Imperial Hotel is back with a modern new vibe and fresh name 'The Stroud'.

Dodo Pub Co is opening a second pub in Cheltenham

The company which runs popular Cheltenham pub, The Bottle of Sauce, is opening a second venue in the town, as it takes over a...

Last chance to comment on Cheltenham's budget proposals

Residents and businesses don't have long to make their voices heard on Cheltenham Borough Council's draft budget proposals for...

Hetty's Kitchen launches first vegan brownies

Much-loved Gloucester bakery, Hetty’s Kitchen, has announced its first ever signature vegan brownie range on social media — with...

Roxy Lanes launches its own brand-new beer pong-inspired lager

Home to the UK's largest Roxy Leisure venue, Cheltenham's popular booze and ball games hub is launching its own beer, Arc Shot...

Entries open for Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024

Put your business in the running to win at the Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024, as entries open for the seventh annual...

Kaleb Cooper is releasing his first ever single

Gloucestershire's famous farmer, Kaleb Cooper, isn't just a star of the stage and screen — now he's venturing into the music...

Bristol Zoo Project to transform into an African forest for endangered species

The site of Bristol Zoo Project in South Gloucestershire will soon be transformed, as planning permission is granted to build a...

Cotswold foodie hotspot launches new winter menu with 20.24 per cent off the bill

Stylish Cotswold restaurant and bar, Téatro in Cirencester, has just revealed its brand-new menu of cosy, comforting winter dishes...

THE PIG group of luxury hotels is coming to the Cotswolds

THE PIG group has taken over ownership of Cotswolds hotspot Barnsley House along with its foodie village pub, as it announces two...

Groundworks on Stroud sustainable housing development due to start in 2024

Demolition and groundworks on the Daniels Industrial Estate in Stroud are one step closer to getting underway in 2024, as Newland...

The King's School Gloucester announces dates for its next Chorister Voice Trials

Aspiring singers in Year 2 and 3 are invited to The King's School Gloucester's Chorister Voice Trials this February 2024, giving...

Cheltenham accountancy firm places health and wellbeing as a top priority

Cheltenham-based accountancy firm Bishop Fleming ended 2023 on a high, with the release of its impact report highlighting its...

Global firm marks expansion of Cheltenham HQ with steel signing

Senior team members from The Traffic Group have became a permanent part of the building’s legacy by scribing their names on a...

The Roses Theatre shares ambitious plans for a vibrant 2024

Tewkesbury's The Roses Theatre had an incredible year in 2023, from creating its brand-new bar, hosting national comedy treasures,...

Cavendish House in Cheltenham is closing after 201 years of trade

One of Cheltenham’s most historic stores, Cavendish House, which opened in 1823, has announced it is closing its doors in 2024 as...

Stroud wedding dress designer unveils key bridal looks for 2024

Stroud-based Ellie Lowe launches her brand-new bridal collection for 2024, with surprising details such as polka dot organza and...

GFirst LEP pursues new 'cutting-edge' AI tool to support Gloucestershire businesses

Gloucestershire's Local Enterprise Partnership — GFirst LEP — is looking to enhance its services through the power of AI by...

Energy Savers Week: Take control of your energy bills in 2024

We've all seen spikes in our energy bills over the past year — and with Energy Savers Week falling in January 2024, Severn Wye is...

Cirencester College appoints lecturer of 18 years as new principal

A teacher who has taught at Cirencester College for over 18 years has been appointed its new principal and chief executive...

Snowdrop season is coming to Batsford Arboretum

Brave the cold for a winter walk amongst the snowdrops as Batsford Arboretum bursts into bloom — with thousands of the pretty...

CloudClevr acquires award-winning Cheltenham IT company

Coventry-based CloudClevr is expanding into the south west with the acquisition of Cheltenham-based IT and communications...

Tweedy announces his own massive new circus

Gloucestershire's favourite clown has announced that he's going on tour with his very own circus in 2024, with Tweedy's Massive...

Get your hands on your very own Dalek in Gloucestershire

Two iconic Daleks used in BBC's much-loved Doctor Who are going up for auction in Tetbury this February 2024 — along with a coat...

The King's School Gloucester appoints its first female Chair of Governors

For the first time in the school's history, The King's School Gloucester has appointed a female Chair of Governors, with former...

Gloucestershire agricultural law firm partners with Adam Henson on farmer wellbeing podcast

Adam Henson's wellbeing podcast, 'Keeping On Track', is being backed by Gloucestershire agricultural law firm, Thrings, in a new...

Community photography project puts Gloucestershire's healthy living changemakers in the spotlight

Active Gloucestershire is seeking to celebrate and recognise the county's changemakers through a new community photography...

Headline and category partners revealed for Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024

Gloucestershire's leading lifestyle awards are back for 2024, with a high calibre of partners — including proud headline partner...

Herd of cattle introduced to Cotswolds hotel for new conservation project

Part of its new rewilding project, Calcot and Spa is introducing a herd of Belted Galloway cattle to its grounds, allowing the...

The Botanist launches new First Dates cocktail menu

First Dates fans can indulge in a range of cocktails inspired by the hit Channel 4 show at The Botanist in Cheltenham's Brewery...

Gloucester Quays celebrates 'record year' for leasing and growth

With 2023 being described as a 'record year' for leasing at Gloucester Quays, the shopping and leisure destination is enjoying...

Scandi-style coffee pod to open at Gloucester Food Dock this January 2024

It's already got beer, ice cream, pizza and cocktails, now the £3.5 million Gloucester Food Dock is adding The Scandinavian Coffee...

Longborough Festival Opera appoints new executive director

Emily Gottlieb takes on the role of executive director at Longborough Festival Opera from April 2024 — as it prepares for its busy...

Here's how you can get 40 per cent off at The Alchemist this January

If leftover turkey sandwiches just aren't cutting it anymore, The Alchemist in Cheltenham is offering 40 per cent off food this...

New Korean restaurant opening in Gloucester this January 2024

Soul N' Seoul is coming to Westgate Street in Gloucester this January 2024, bringing an array of sizzling Korean dishes to the...

First look: Inside Daylesford Organic's newest Cotswolds pub

Much loved by locals, The Three Horseshoes near Burford, has retained its community feel as it reveals a refreshing revamp this...

Hartpury University announces new programme of support worth £50,000 for small businesses

Hartpury University is partnering with Barclays Eagle Labs to help Gloucestershire start-ups grow through use of its Tech Box...

Cheltenham women's cricket team headed to Premier League in 2024

A successful season in 2023 has seen the Cheltenham women's cricket team earn a place in the West of England Premier League for...

New growth opportunity for tech companies in the south west

Tech companies in the south west are being offered the chance to work with expert growth coaches and a range of partners,...

Cheltenham lido given green makeover in £20,000 upgrade

With energy prices at an all-time high, many leisure facilities are facing challenging times. To help combat this, Sandford Parks...

Microphone used to announce the end of the Second World War going up for auction in Cheltenham

The microphone which Winston Churchill used to announce the end of the Second World War is going up for auction in Cheltenham this...

Gloucestershire pensioners qualify for European Ice Swimming Championships

After finding love in the water, Sallie Cheung, 69, and Jonathan Coe, 71, have both qualified for the European Ice Swimming...

Mother Goose breaks box office records at the Everyman Theatre

Renowned for bringing world-class productions and West End favourites to its Cheltenham stage, this week the Everyman Theatre...

Popular Cheltenham restaurant is offering a unique investment opportunity

Cheltenham's hugely popular Sri Lankan restaurant group, The Coconut Tree, is encouraging diners to invest in more than just...

Cotswolds restaurant is the new filming location for Channel 4 dating show

A restaurant on the southern edge of the Cotswolds has been chosen as the official restaurant for Channel 4's dating show, First...

Gloucestershire hot sauce maker on Channel 4

The man behind cult Gloucestershire hot sauce and seasoning brand, Tubby Tom's, is appearing on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch, cooking...

Mysterious Iron Age burial site uncovered near Cheltenham

Archaeologists working on the A417 Missing Link scheme near Cheltenham have discovered a largely intact ceremonial Iron Age...

Gymnastics club in the Forest of Dean to undergo urgent repairs

The Forest of Dean Gymnastics and Fitness Centre in Coleford is to undergo urgent repairs to its roof in the hopes of saving the...

Creed Foodservice appoints new managing director to oversee its £100 million turnover

Major national wholesale catering company Creed Foodservice has appointed Miles Roberts as its new managing director to ensure the...

Journey back to a taste of 1917 with Cheltenham's The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie bargain menu

Start the new year with flavours from The Ivy's history, with a new £19.17 all-day set menu of traditional dishes, curated to...

Construction begins on brand-new state-of-the-art music hub in the Forest of Dean

After huge success with its crowdfunding journey, a brand-new community music hub is entering its construction phase — with hopes...

Deadline looming for share in £100,000 worth of community funding in the Forest of Dean

Forest of Dean District Council is offering £100,000 worth of funding for improvements to the community, with just a few days left...

University of Gloucestershire professor appears on New Year Honours List

A University of Gloucestershire professor has been awarded an OBE as part of the King's New Year Honours List 2024, for her...

How to win your very own Giant Golden Goose Egg signed by Gloucestershire star Tweedy

Find out how you can win a fabulous signed golden egg from this year's recording-breaking show, Mother Goose, at the Everyman...

SoGlos announces its Charity of the Year 2024

SoGlos is delighted to announce the Hollie Gazzard Trust as our Charity of the Year for 2024, supporting its vital work to end...

Holiday experts reveal insider 'secrets' to the perfect family-friendly weekend in the Cotswolds

A weekend away with everything booked and planned for is the dream when you're travelling with kids. And luxury Gloucestershire...

£1.4 million investment takes Cheltenham council houses towards a greener future

Council homes in Cheltenham are due to undergo major sustainability renovations as £1.4 million is awarded to Cheltenham Borough...

Award-winning care and wellbeing centre is heading to Gloucester Quays

The new business hub will span the entire second floor of the listed Pillar and Lucy warehouse, encompassing 5,000 sq ft of...

Daylesford makeover gives 18th century Cotswolds pub a new lease of life

The Three Horseshoes near Burford has a fresh look following a light refurbishment as the latest addition to the new Daylesford...

Prima Dental ends 2023 on a high with string of award wins

After an incredible year, Gloucester-based firm Prima Dental reflects on its many achievements and looks forward to a year of...

Gloucester Brewery signs new partnership with Gloucester City AFC

Gloucester City AFC fans can raise a pint of Gloucester Brewery's award-winning craft beer at matches from Boxing Day 2023, as the...

Gloucestershire music festivals win big at national awards

The 2023 UK Festival Awards has crowned two Gloucestershire festivals the best in their category, with 2000trees taking the title...

New director appointed for leading Cotswolds housebuilding firm

Persimmon Homes Wessex has appointed a new land and planning director, overseeing developments in the Cotswolds as well as...

Housing developer wins award for supporting apprentices in Gloucestershire

Persimmon Homes Severn Valley has been praised for investing in the younger generation at an awards ceremony for construction...

Stagecoach West extends £2 bus fares until June 2024

Gloucestershire bus operator, Stagecoach West, is extending its £2 single fare offer until the end of June 2024, in a bid to...

A new baby remembrance garden is opening at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Work is starting on creating a new baby remembrance garden at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, thanks to the generosity of the...

Free net zero support for Gloucestershire businesses following successful Net Zero Conference

Following the success of this year's Gloucestershire Net Zero Conference, The Growth Hub is offering fully-funded support to help...

University of Gloucestershire appoints new operator for Oxstalls sports facilities

Freedom Leisure, which recently took over management of Gloucester's GL1 Leisure Centre, is expanding its presence in...

Gloucestershire B Corp increases staff productivity and happiness with four-day week

A B Corp-certified environmental consultancy based in Cirencester has significantly increased its employees' productivity and...

Spirax-Sarco Engineering appoints new chief financial officer with six-figure salary

With a £550,000 annual salary, Louisa Burdett signs on as the new chief financial officer and executive director of...

Gloucestershire airline academy launches recruitment drive

Skyborne is launching a new recruitment drive for multi-engine flight instructors to join its team at Gloucestershire Airport,...

Forest of Dean star set to represent UK at Eurovision 2024

BAFTA nominated actor, former Years & Years singer and Forest of Dean local, Olly Alexander, will represent the UK at the 68th...

Gloucestershire professor reveals real-life event which inspired classic Hitchcock film

Wildlife expert, Professor Anne Goodenough, shares her research on the real-life event which inspired Alfred Hitchcock's iconic...

Gloucestershire dentist reveals the best way to manage a dental emergency

Whether it's a knocked-out tooth, severe toothache or injuries to the mouth, your dentist is the first port of call when it comes...

Gloucestershire IT firm launches exclusive service for the charity sector

Cheltenham-based ReformIT is celebrating as it launches its charity arm, ReformIT for Charities — a team dedicated to supporting...

Independent cinema group buys Tivoli Cinema in Cheltenham

Cheltenham's luxury cinema and cafe bar, Tivoli, which opened at Regent Arcade in 2021, has been bought by leading independent UK...

Gloucester is the best UK hidden gem for a Christmas staycation

In a national study, Gloucester has come out on top in a list of hidden gems for a magical Christmas staycation – with another...

UK's first treehouse hotel to open in the Cotswolds in 2024

In a getaway unlike any other, seven stunning treehouses submerged within 1,700 acres of ancient woodland, will be unveiled in the...

Gloucester Prison is up for sale

The historic listed buildings of Gloucester Prison are up for sale, with planning permission granted for a huge range of...

Investing in a new driveway adds thousands to the value of your Gloucestershire home

Statistics vary but ensuring your driveway is practical and pretty can add up to 10 per cent to the value of your home....

Cheltenham marketing company acquires creative agency for global expansion into South Africa

A Cheltenham marketing agency, that works with big brands including Ticketmaster Sport, Bella Italia and Las Iguanas, has snapped...

University of Gloucestershire graduates win national news award

Three BA Journalism graduates from the University of Gloucestershire, including SoGlos's own Kaleigh Pritchard, have won a...

International car park operator signs deal for The Forum in Gloucester

Gloucester City Council and its partner Reef Group have signed a deal with international operator, Q-Park, to manage the new car...

First look at plans for new development on Cheltenham car park

Artist's impressions of the proposed redevelopment of Cheltenham's North Place car park have been released for public...

Free gym membership offered to Stroud swimmers as pool closes for £5 million eco upgrade

As Stratford Park swimming pool in Stroud is set to close as part of the council's £5 million green upgrade, swimmers are offered...

Popular Oxfordshire restaurant group opens first Gloucestershire venue

Bringing the authentic taste of South India to the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire-based restaurant group, Dosa Park, is opening its first...

Cirencester named one of the happiest places to live

The 'capital of the Cotswolds' has been voted one of the happiest places to live in Britain, in a new survey by estate agents...

Leading south west accountancy firm opens its first Gloucestershire office

An accountancy firm with ambitious growth plans has opened its first Gloucestershire office on the site of the historic Regency...

Hartpury University introduces brand-new postgraduate course in animal therapy

Designed exclusively for mental health professionals, Hartpury University has announced the introduction of a brand-new...

Golden Valley developer buys out partner in seven-figure deal

Cheltenham's £1 billion Golden Valley Development will be steered solely by UK property developer, HBD, after the company bought...

Gloucestershire-based global engineering firm switches to renewable energy

Global engineering giant Renishaw, which is headquartered in Wotton-under-Edge, has made the switch to 100 per cent renewable...

Bishop's Cleeve receives huge funding boost for sports facilities

Tewkesbury Borough Council has allocated £65,000 to Bishop's Cleeve for the improvement of the parish's sports facilities — with...

Gloucestershire County Council appoints new deputy chief executive

After an extensive interview process, Gloucestershire County Council has appointed Nina Philippidis as its new deputy chief...

Free energy efficiency advice for up to 200 Gloucestershire homes

Households in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire can now apply to receive FREE energy advice from Severn Wye Energy Agency...

Free parking in Cheltenham for Christmas shoppers

Shoppers can enjoy free parking at Cheltenham's Town Centre East car park on Thursdays in the run up to Christmas this year, as...

The Cotswolds could become a National Park

The government has revealed that England is getting a new National Park, as part of its plans to boost Britain's access to nature...

Cheltenham Ladies’ College named the Sunday Times' best independent school in the south west for 2024

Recognised in the Sunday Times' respected Parent Power Guide for another year, Cheltenham Ladies' College wins best independent...

Gloucestershire hotel crowned best wedding venue in the south west

De Vere Tortworth Court in Wotton-Under-Edge has been named the best hotel wedding venue in the south west at The Wedding Industry...

First look: Inside the newly refurbished Foston's Ash Inn

It's been closed for months, but iconic Cotswold pub, the Foston's Ash Inn near Stroud, has new owners, a revamped menu and a...

Brownies and cocktails on the menu at the latest openings at Gloucester Food Dock this December 2023

December heralds two exciting new openings for Gloucester Food Dock as Hetty’s Place and Our House, from Sibling Distillery, open...

Gloucestershire's Freeman Homes wins top national industry award for Small Housebuilder of the Year

Leading sustainable housing developer Freeman Homes is celebrating after being awarded silver for Small Housebuilder of the Year...

Gloucestershire Airport seeks a new owner

Gloucester City and Cheltenham Borough councils have teamed up to work towards finding a new investor for Gloucestershire Airport...

Sue Ryder announced as charity partner for new Gloucester Half Marathon and 10k in 2024

Entries are now open for the brand-new Gloucester Half Marathon and 10k, challenging people across the county to lace up their...

Gloucester insurance firm gives 120 charities £1,000 each for Christmas

Gloucester-based insurance company Ecclesiastical is donating £120,000 to 120 different charities as part of Benefact Group's...

Ecotricity's new green airline signs deal for 70 electric aircraft engines

Promising 'carbon-free, guilt-free flying', Ecotricity's Dale Vince has signed a deal for 70 new hydrogen-electric aircraft...

How a Gloucestershire dental manufacturer continues to pave the way in sustainability

From dropping landfill disposal from 70 per cent to zero in 2023, incorporating healthy energy management systems, as well as...

Gloucestershire families look to Home Upgrade Grant for help this Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2023

As Fuel Poverty Awareness Day approaches this November 2023, households are turning to the UK government's Home Upgrade Grant...

Cheltenham marketing consultant and cyber specialist launches new podcast series

'Cyber Made Human', a new podcast launched two months ago, aims to show how interesting and diverse the cyber industry is, delving...

First look: Bishop's Cleeve gets its very first Italian restaurant

Bishop's Cleeve says goodbye to its former bank and ciao to a stylish new Italian restaurant, as La Vecchia Banca opens on Church...

Gloucester surgery is first dental practice in the county to offer total health screening service

It's not just your GP surgery that can offer a health screening — now your dentist can too, with Affinity Dental Care & Implant...

SoGlos reflects on 2023's Top 100 businesses

As 2023 draws to a close, SoGlos and its partners GFirst LEP, The Growth Hub, Lodders and Gloucestershire College are reflecting...

Famous illuminated tractors return to the Cotswolds this Christmas

Fast becoming a Cotswold Christmas tradition, the Banbury Christmas Tractor Run returns this December 2023, lighting up north...

Award-winning dog-focused pet store set to open in Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold will be the latest destination to welcome a popular dog-only store this December 2023 — 'DOG' by the...

Christmas trees are on sale at Batsford Arboretum

It's time to spruce up your home for the festive season, with a wide range of freshly cut, premium grade Christmas trees to choose...

Gloucestershire charity launches Christmas tree recycling scheme

Recycle your real Christmas tree and help to raise funds for Gloucestershire's only in-patient palliative care hospice, by signing...

Gloucester's GL1 Leisure Centre reopens with £1 sports sessions

To celebrate the reopening of GL1 in Gloucester, each weekend in the run up to Christmas, a swimming session, exercise class or...

New 'Gloucester Believes...' campaign shares the magic of Christmas in the city

Encouraging people across Gloucestershire and beyond to experience the magic of Gloucester at Christmastime, the new 'Gloucester...

Gloucestershire businesses react to the Autumn Statement

With Jeremy Hunt announcing that the economy is 'back on track' in his Autumn Statement this November 2023, Gloucestershire...

New Greek takeaway in Cheltenham launches on Uber Eats — with an epic discount for customers

After a hugely successful opening in August 2023, popular Cheltenham Greek takeaway Suv-Laki continues to treat customers to...

Marquees to come down at No. 131 in Cheltenham

Julian Dunkerton's Lucky Onion Group has lost its latest appeal to keep the outdoor marquees at boutique Cheltenham hotel and...

Gloucester City Council receives £11 million investment to transform city centre

A multi-million-pound scheme to improve Gloucester city centre has been approved, with Gloucester City Council receiving £11...

GFirst LEP announces 'evolution not extinction' in confirmed transfer to Gloucestershire County Council

Having attracted more than £113 million of investment into the county, the 'important initiatives and activities' and 'majority'...

Small rural businesses in Tewkesbury receive £200,000 funding boost

Owners of small rural businesses in the Tewkesbury borough can now apply for funding, thanks to a £200,000 grant from the Rural...

Here's how your dog can meet Santa in Gloucestershire

Christmas isn't just for humans, pampered pooches can also get in on the festive action at Dobbies Garden Centres across...

Top 10 most Googled weddings features two famous Cotswold couples

Two high-profile Cotswold couples have made it on to the list of the top 10 most-Googled weddings of all time, with His Majesty...

New £20 million funding boost set to 'super-charge' Cheltenham's Golden Valley Development

Cheltenham Borough Council has been provisionally awarded £20 million from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and...

Here's where you can get free ice cream in Gloucestershire this Black Friday

Ice cream fans in Gloucestershire can get their hands on a free scoop this Black Friday, with the Great Gelato Giveaway from...

Bewick's swans make late arrival at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

The latest arrival since 1965, the Bewick's swans have finally made their way back to Slimbridge Wetland Centre near Stroud, where...

Gloucestershire cyber security expert shares how to avoid online scams this Christmas

With Black Friday and Boxing Day sales being two of the busiest internet shopping days of the year, Cheltenham-based cyber...

Cheltenham vendor named best street food in the south west

One of Cheltenham's favourite street food venors has taken home the award for best street food in the south west at the 2022/23...

All-weather ice skating comes to the Cotswolds this Christmas

Skate into a winter wonderland at Cotswold Water Park, as The Gateway Ice Rink returns for another year of all-weather ice skating...

Gloucestershire hospital introduces robotic technology to revolutionise knee surgeries in the county

The Winfield Hospital in Gloucester is launching a 'game changing' robotic technology for knee surgeries, allowing surgeons to...

Eddie the Eagle swaps his skis for skates and joins Dancing on Ice

Gloucestershire's very own Olympic legend, Eddie the Eagle, has unclipped his skis and donned a shiny new pair of skates, as he...

Magical new immersive Santa experience set to open at Gloucester Quays

Pull on the winter woolies and join Santa and his elves at Coal Kitchen for Gloucester Quay's first immersive Christmas...

SoGlos launches search for 2024 Charity of the Year

With 2024 on the horizon, we're on the hunt for our next county-based organisation to be named SoGlos Charity of the Year — and...

Free Christmas shopping parking returns to Gloucester

There will be free car parking available in Gloucester city centre on Thursdays in December 2023, in the run-up to Christmas -...

Reach your potential with free business mentoring from The Growth Hub in Gloucestershire

Mentoring is a valuable tool in developing your career, whether you're an entrepreneur, business owner or employee. And there's...

Join a family of polar bears for a frosty festive feast at The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie

Enjoy a delightful festive feast at The Ivy in Cheltenham alongside its charming family of polar bears, all adorned in Christmas...

Cheltenham Jazz Festival reveals first names on 2024 line-up

Reggae legends, award-winning singer-songwriters and electronica pioneers are among the first six names Cheltenham Jazz Festival...

£25 million railway project in Gloucestershire wins regional engineering award

A rail project to maintain a vital link between Newport and Gloucester has won a regional accolade at the Institution of Civil...

Gloucestershire’s only men’s health physiotherapy clinic opens in Cheltenham

The first of its kind in the county, Aubergine Physio is a new men's health physiotherapy clinic in Cheltenham, offering an...

Job hunters no longer need a CV thanks to new process from Gloucester B Corp

A Gloucester-based recruitment firm has created a novel job-hunting process that removes the need for a CV, relying solely on a...

Where to see Christmas lights switch-on events in Gloucestershire

Find the best Christmas lights switch-on events happening in Gloucestershire, as the county lights up in the countdown to...

Savills estate agents appoints new head of Cirencester office

High-end estate agents Savills has appointed a new head of office to its Cirencester branch in the Cotswolds.

New pizza place is the latest opening at Gloucester Food Dock

Bella Mia Pizza @ No.1 and Green Door @ No. 1 are set to open at the Gloucester Food Dock on Friday 17 November 2023, bringing...

Stroud Farmers' Market launches new vegan-only market day

The much-loved Stroud Farmers' Market has announced that it is introducing a vegan-only market day, starting in January 2024, due...

Why Gloucestershire parents should consider an independent prep school for their child

Gloucestershire has some of the best independent schools in the country, with prep and senior schools such as Wycliffe College in...

Gloucestershire bakery franchise named one of the most popular in UK

An independent Gloucestershire bakery with stores in Cirencester, Tetbury and Elkstone has been named in the top 10 most popular...

The county's biggest Christmas store opens in Gloucester city centre

Gloucester city centre is welcoming two new stores this November 2023, with the opening of the county's largest Christmas shop,...

Giffords Circus announces its 2024 show

Bringing the magic of Arthurian legends to life under its famous big top, Giffords Circus has announced the name and dates for its...

Syrian refugee achieves first-class degree from University of Gloucestershire

After fleeing conflict in his home country, Mohammed Hady Taresh was unable to work or open a bank account while his asylum...

Gloucester dentist offers innovative procedure to renew confidence and promote good oral health

The loss of a tooth for an adult can be a traumatic experience. But thanks to progressive dental implant treatment,...

Find out where Gloucestershire's 'unicorn' parkrun is held every week — just don't expect to get a place

Have you ever heard of the 'unicorn' parkrun which takes place near Wotton-under-Edge every Saturday? Despite requests from...

Here's how you can get two free tickets to one of the south west's biggest home shows

If you fancy creating a dream home but don't know where to start, look no further than one of the south west's biggest home shows...

New £5 million fitness club to open in the Cotswolds in February 2024

Calcot hotel and spa in Tetbury has had a waiting list for its spa membership since it first opened nearly 20 years ago, now with...

Cotswolds lifestyle store opens second showroom in London

A popular Cotswolds curation of home accessories, gifts, lighting, furniture, jewellery, art and home fragrance is expanding from...

Exciting new venue revealed for Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024

The Sub Rooms in Stroud will host Gloucestershire's biggest lifestyle awards in May 2024, as SGGLA returns to celebrate the...

Stagecoach West is offering free bus travel to veterans and military personnel on Remembrance Day

Veterans, military personnel and cadets in Gloucestershire can travel for free on Stagecoach West bus services on Armistice Day...

Gloucestershire destinations named in top 30 for prettiest autumn walks in the UK

A national newspaper names the Forest of Dean and Cotswold Farm Park in its list of the UK's 30 prettiest autumn walks.

Why it's more important than ever to support small businesses in Gloucestershire

A new report from the Federation of Small Businesses shows that SMEs in the south west are in need of a confidence boost this...

Ninja Warrior UK Gloucester releases Christmas gift boxes for 2023

Give the gift of a Ninja Warrior UK experience this Christmas, as the Gloucester attraction launches brand-new Christmas gift...

Gloucestershire engineering giant reveals pioneering new technology that cuts 3D printing time in half

Wotton-under-Edge-based global engineering and technology firm, Renishaw, reveals cutting-edge new 3D printing technology that...

Here's where to enjoy afternoon tea with some of the best views in Gloucestershire

As one of the only hotels in the county to offer afternoon tea with uninterrupted views of the Malvern Hills, head to Tewkesbury...

Gloucester is the UK's number one hidden gem for a festive staycation

Gloucester and Tewkesbury have made a new list of the top 10 UK hidden gems for a festive staycation — with Gloucester taking the...

New Gloucestershire Health & Wellbeing section launches on SoGlos

Building on SoGlos's mission to inspire and inform readers with uplifting and useful content, the online magazine is growing -...

University of Gloucestershire expert shares how to stay positive this winter

As the nights get darker now that the clocks have gone back, Dr Kerry Rees — a senior lecturer in psychology at the University of...

Gloucester leisure centres saved by new interim facilities provider

Freedom Leisure is taking over as the new interim provider for leisure facilities across Gloucester, allowing the valued leisure...

£1 billion tech park proposed for Cheltenham

If approved, 1 million sq ft of commercial space, as well as 1,000 new homes, would create Europe’s largest purpose-built tech...

Cowley Manor unveils luxe Christmas plans for 2023

Christmas at Cowley Manor is set to be an indulgent affair this year, from exclusive use of the hotel for lavish Christmas house...

How to keep your pets calm and safe during fireworks

With New Year's Eve celebrations set to bring spectacular fireworks displays to Gloucestershire, SoGlos shares some handy tips for...

Gloucester Rugby reveals unique new opportunities for Gloucestershire businesses

Alongside its successful sporting achievements, Gloucester Rugby also boasts impressive engagement across its social media...

Legendary Sunday lunches and festive dining on the menu at The King's Arms in Prestbury

Cosy dining awaits at The King's Arms in Prestbury, with special yuletide menus, a brand-new happy hour inspired by the changing...

Brasserie Blanc Cheltenham announces its full festive offering for 2023

For those looking for delicious French-inspired food, at affordable prices, Brasserie Blanc in Cheltenham is a classically elegant...

Gloucestershire College reveals contractor for its new multi-million-pound construction centre

With work on its anticipated £5 million sustainable construction centre in Cheltenham starting this October 2023, Gloucestershire...

Wholly Gelato kicks off a month of seven new openings at Gloucester Food Dock

November 2023 is set to be a busy month at Gloucester Food Dock with seven new food and drink destinations opening their doors —...

Cheltenham's Emerge Digital announces new graduate scheme to support 30 per cent growth

Cheltenham-based technology consultancy, Emerge Digital, has hired three graduates, marking the launch of the company’s first...

Tweedy launches Golden Egg Hunt across Gloucestershire

Described as a 'most egg-citing' new trail, The Great Gloucestershire Golden Egg Hunt has been laid in ten countywide locations to...

Downsizing the family home allowed one Gloucestershire couple to live a more sustainable life

The house-buying process is the perfect time to start considering options to switch to more sustainable energy. One couple from...

Combat winter fuel bills by getting your Gloucestershire home insulated for free

Insulating is the new renovating this winter! Get help with reducing your fuel bills and boosting your home's energy-efficiency,...

Building work begins at anticipated new Cotswolds Designer Outlet

Construction starts on the Cotswolds Designer Outlet near Tewkesbury, right off the M5, and it's all systems go for a spring 2025...

Street food pop-up party brings feasting tables and DJ to Gloucester

A menu of local street food and drink, including a rugby star's fruity cider and legendary Gloucester crepes, is taking centre...