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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...