Gloucester City Council

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15 inspirational people in construction and commercial property in Gloucestershire

From a sector overflowing with talent, SoGlos has handpicked 15 stand-out faces who have significantly influenced or inspired the...
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11 exciting projects that will help make Gloucestershire the UK’s cyber capital

As Gloucestershire lays down statement after statement about its ambitions to become the UK’s capital for cyber business, we...
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Help shape a new five-year vision for Gloucester city centre

Businesses, residents and organisations across Gloucester are being consulted as the city draws up a vision for the next five...
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Gloucester Food Dock reveals two new businesses joining the development

Two more names have joined the stable of exciting independent food and drink businesses that will make up Gloucester Food Dock, as...
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Buyers are already circling new Gloucester city centre apartments

Just days after it was revealed the first 19 apartments were about to go on sale in the £107 million The Forum development in...
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£70 million 300-home Gloucester Railway Station scheme moves forward

Developer Eutopia Homes says confidence in Gloucester is behind its decision to progress plans for 300 new homes next to...
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£12.5 million plans to transform Gloucester’s Greyfriars Quarter unveiled

An ambitious scheme to transform an historic quarter of Gloucester city centre has been revealed, with a bid for £12.5 million of...
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10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this August

Make the most of the summer holidays and cross your fingers for more good weather, as SoGlos shares 10 top things to do and...
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50 free things to do in the summer holidays in Gloucestershire

Don't miss SoGlos's 50 FREE ideas for keeping the kids entertained in and around Gloucestershire this summer holidays. From...
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Gloucester’s biggest vintage festival returns this August

Gloucester Goes Retro is back this August 2022, taking the city back in time with over 500 vintage vehicles lining the streets.
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10 Questions challenge: Mark Hawthorne from Gloucestershire County Council

Leader of Gloucestershire County Council, Mark Hawthorne MBE talks embarking on a career in politics, the main issues facing the...
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Multi-million-pound runway work launches new chapter for Gloucestershire Airport

With upgrades worth £8 million now complete, Gloucestershire Airport – which claims to be the UK’s busiest general aviation...
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Gloucestershire May half term guide

Celebrate a week off school this May half term and find out where to make the most of the late spring weather, in SoGlos's guide...
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Gloucester live music venue receives a share of £2.17 million Arts Council funding

Gloucester Guildhall is one of only six venues in the south west which will benefit from £2.17 million of funding from Arts...
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Gloucester’s £107 million digital quarter development reaches major milestone

A major milestone has been marked in the creation of Gloucester’s £107 million digital quarter The Forum.
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Kings Square hosts free day of entertainment for its grand opening

Fresh from its £5 million transformation, a day of free entertainment and family activities will officially reopen Gloucester’s...
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Gloucester Tall Ships Festival returns for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend

The hugely popular Gloucester Tall Ships Festival sails back into Gloucester Docks this June 2022 for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee...
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Conservation work to save Gloucester’s Fleece Hotel gets underway

More of the mysteries of Gloucester’s medieval The Fleece Hotel are expected to be revealed in the coming weeks as a major...
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Museum of Gloucester receives almost £400,000 for upgrades and repairs

The Grade II listed Museum of Gloucester is being awarded £387,500 from the government’s Museums and Estate Development Fund to...
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Gloucester marks International Women’s Day with a new photography project

A new project to capture portraits of Gloucester’s most inspirational women is being launched to mark International Women’s Day...
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10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this March

From getting started on your #GlosBucketList to going ringside at the wrestling, discover SoGlos’s pick of 10 unmissable things to...
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City Campus in Gloucester officially granted planning permission

The University of Gloucestershire’s new City Campus in Gloucester, in the former Debenhams building, has been ‘unanimously...
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A giant illuminated snail is coming to Gloucester Cathedral

There’s a very special creature coming to Gloucester Cathedral this March 2022, as Luma the illuminated snail comes to visit.
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12 wonderful ways to boost your mental wellbeing in Gloucestershire

Maintaining and improving your mental wellbeing has never been more important – and there’s plenty of ways to give your brain a...
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The proposed route for Gloucestershire’s new ‘cycle spine’ has been revealed

Stretching from Bishop’s Cleeve to Stroud, a map of the proposed route for a new 26-mile ‘cycle spine’ in Gloucestershire has been...
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First images released of new City Campus in Gloucester’s former Debenhams

The University of Gloucestershire has unveiled the first images of its new City Campus in Gloucester’s former Debenhams building.
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Work to start on rooftop restaurant, bar and hotel in Gloucester city centre

Phase two of Gloucester’s £107m city centre redevelopment, The Forum, is due to start in March 2022, with Kier appointed lead...
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Medieval tiled floor is uncovered at £107 million Gloucester development

Archaeologists working to clear the way for the multi-million pound The Forum development in Gloucester have discovered a largely...
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Grant of up to £6,000 still available for businesses affected by omicron

All of Gloucestershire’s local authorities are still offering grants to businesses in the hospitality and leisure sector affected...
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10 reasons Gloucester is a great place to raise a family

For families looking for their forever home, SoGlos shares 10 reasons why Gloucester is the perfect place to start, grow and raise...
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22 exciting things to look forward to in Gloucester in 2022

There’s so much going on in Gloucester in 2022, from incredible new developments like The Forum to the welcome return of some of...
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Multi-million pound contract awarded by Gloucestershire Airport

A major contract which is part of a £15 million investment in its runways has been awarded by Gloucestershire Airport, promising...
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The University of Gloucestershire reveals its plans for Gloucester’s former Debenhams

Ambitious plans to transform the former Debenhams building in the centre of Gloucester have been revealed by the University of...
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A 300-home development is planned for Gloucester Railway Station

Growing confidence in Gloucester is attracting more investment into the city, with Eutopia Homes sharing its plans to build up to...
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Development of 180 new homes near Gloucester city centre receives £2.2 million in funding

Plans to build 180 affordable homes near the centre of Gloucester have moved a ‘significant’ step closer, thanks to a £2.2 million...
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Gloucester shoppers can park for free every Thursday until Christmas

Kings Walk and Eastgate Shopping Centre in Gloucester are giving shoppers free parking every Thursday until Christmas 2021.
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10 free things to do in Gloucestershire this Christmas

Your Gloucestershire Christmas celebrations don’t have to cost a fortune, thanks to SoGlos’s round up of 10 free things to do in...
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13 magical Christmas light displays in Gloucestershire

With Christmas lights being switched on and illuminated trails shining brightly across the county, it’s time to get festive with...
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When Gloucester’s former Debenhams building will open to students is revealed

With the added boost of £20 million Levelling Up Fund cash, the University of Gloucestershire has revealed when it hopes students...
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50 inspirational women in Gloucestershire

SoGlos celebrates 50 of Gloucestershire’s most inspirational women, from business leaders to Olympic medallists, authors and...
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An 1,800-year-old figurine has been uncovered by archaeologists in Gloucester

Archaeologists have discovered an 1,800-year-old figurine thought to be the Venus, the Roman goddess of love, in Gloucester.
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Gloucester is declared a priority place for cultural investment by Arts Council England

Arts Council England has identified Gloucester as one of its 11 priority places in the south west, with the cathedral city set to...
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An open air gallery is launching in Gloucester

The Gate Streets Gallery is launching in August 2021, hoping to encourage more people to explore Gloucester.
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Gloucester withdraws from the race to become UK City of Culture

Gloucester will no longer be bidding for the title of UK City of Culture 2025, choosing instead to focus its efforts on recovering...
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Meet the Apprentice: April Trigg of Brace Creative

In the third of SoGlos’s series on modern apprenticeships April Trigg, marketing manager at Gloucester-headquartered Brace...
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Everything you can do in Gloucestershire from Monday 19 July 2021

After being delayed in June, England’s Covid restrictions are finally easing on Monday 19 July 2021 – and, as well as meeting up...
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Discover Gloucester’s heritage through incredible 3D street art this summer

Discover Gloucester's remarkable history in spectacular 3D this summer 2021, as artist Joe Hill returns to the city.
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Gloucester Rugby’s new plans will help it score a significant commercial win

All eyes were on the plans for a new indoor pitch and gym beside Kingsholm Stadium, but what fans were also looking at was the new...
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Family firm wins contract to build first phase of Gloucester’s new £85 million The Forum

Phase one of an £85 million project to transform the centre of Gloucester has been awarded to a family firm from the city, with...
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Taco Bell reveals plans to open Gloucestershire restaurant

American fast food chain, Taco Bell, plans to open its first drive-thru restaurant in Gloucestershire.
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Gloucester Cathedral Quarter is awarded a huge grant for cultural activities

A £100,000 grant from the High Streets Heritage Action Zone will see a programme of community led arts events happening in...
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Key part of Gloucester’s King’s Quarter development given the go ahead

More than 40 new apartments, roof-top gardens, business premises and retail units can be built in the middle of Gloucester, making...
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Museum of Gloucester reveals its plan to future-proof the venue

The Museum of Gloucester is setting out plans to future-proof the venue and create ‘the quality museum that a historic city like...
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Gloucester’s Tall Ships Festival is being rescheduled

The Tall Ships and Adventure Festival usually takes place at Gloucester Docks in May, but this year’s event has been postponed and...
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New owner of Gloucester’s former Debenhams store revealed

The former Debenhams department store in Gloucester has a new owner, adding to the multi-million pound investment already underway...
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A £30 million 300-home development for Gloucester moves a step closer

A £30 million investment to create 300 new homes near the centre of Gloucester has moved closer to reality after a crucial...
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A £30 million development of 300 new homes could be built in Gloucester

A decision is imminent which could see £30 million invested in a brownfield site near Gloucester city centre, creating a ‘new...
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Details of the planned new outdoor entertainment venue at The Fleece in Gloucester have been revealed

Plans for a new outdoor venue at Gloucester’s historic The Fleece have been unveiled and it includes a stage, bar and pods.
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Tim Hortons is coming to Gloucestershire

Canadian coffee and doughnut joint Tim Hortons hopes to open its first restaurant in Gloucestershire, with plans to occupy the...
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1,500 jobs could be created after Gloucestershire Airport development is cleared for take-off

Permission has been granted for a new business park development at Gloucestershire Airport which could create more than 1,500...
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Popular Cheltenham bar opening new venue at The Fleece in Gloucester

As part of its extensive refurbishment, The Fleece in Gloucester has hinted it will collaborate with one of Cheltenham’s most...
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Gloucester’s former Debenhams building could be ‘under offer’

The former Debenhams building in Gloucester could be ‘under offer’, SoGlos has been told, but does a Facebook post hint at who the...
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‘Full steam ahead’ for The Forum in Gloucester after £107 million budget approved

It is all systems go for the £107 million scheme to transform the King’s Quarter in Gloucester into The Forum after the city...
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Work begins on a £31 million project to install superfast broadband across Gloucester

Businesses and households in Gloucester will soon have access to faster broadband as work begins on a £31 million investment in...
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£107 million for Gloucester King’s Quarter regeneration expected to be signed off today

The budget for The Forum digital quarter project set to transform King’s Quarter is expected to be signed off by Gloucester City...
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Gloucester’s most important archaeological discovery in decades is undergoing conservation work

Conservation work will begin on two beautifully carved stone fragments discovered in Gloucester in 2019.
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New managing director takes the controls at Gloucestershire Airport

Karen Taylor has been appointed as the new managing director at Gloucestershire Airport, with a view to developing a long-term...
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Councils deliver share of £4.6 billion lockdown grants to Gloucestershire businesses

With Gloucestershire businesses now enduring another lockdown, local authorities are poised and ready to deliver the county’s...
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Gloucester City Council announces plans for Westgate Street redevelopment

After receiving a £1.9 million Heritage Action Zone grant in 2020, Gloucester City Council plans to use it to boost Westgate...
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The Forum digital quarter in Gloucester’s King’s Square reaches key milestones

Two major milestones have been passed for the multi-million pound scheme, The Forum, expected to transform Gloucester’s city...
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£15m investment planned for substantial improvements at Gloucestershire Airport

Major runway improvements are planned for Gloucestershire Airport thanks to an investment of around £15m from Cheltenham Borough...
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Gloucester to benefit from UK’s fastest broadband services

CityFibre has announced a £31m investment in Gloucester’s digital infrastructure, with almost every home and business in the city...
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Free Thursday parking launches in Gloucester in the run-up to Christmas

There will be free car parking available in Gloucester city centre all day on Thursdays in December 2020, in the run-up to...
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17 innovative Gloucestershire projects set to change the county

From the south west’s answer to the Silicon Valley in Cheltenham and one of the UK’s first integrated digital societies in...
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Five more Gloucestershire organisations receive Culture Recovery Funding

Five Gloucestershire organisations have been awarded grants from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
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New digital campus The Forum launches in Gloucester

The Forum, an innovative new digital campus project has been launched, as part of the £85 million King's Square regeneration.
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Gloucester City Council secures £1.9 million to regenerate Westgate Street

A £1.9 million investment from Historic England is set to make Westgate Street the jewel in the city’s crown.
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Where to find all the characters along Gloucester’s MonsterHero Safari

Colourful characters are hiding all over Gloucester as part of the MonsterHero Safari Trail, this summer.
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Be part of A Life in Lockdown exhibition at the Museum of Gloucester

There’s a chance to be included in A Life in Lockdown, a poignant exhibition about life in Gloucestershire during the Coronavirus...
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Coronavirus event cancellations and venue closures in Gloucestershire

The very latest news about the Gloucestershire events cancelled or postponed, and venues temporarily closed, due to the...
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Gloucester Quays Food Dock given go ahead

A stylish Food Dock, made up of 12 small independent food venues has been given planning permission to be created in Gloucester.
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Robinswood Hill will get a new café and community space

Robinswood Hill Country Park is about to get a serious makeover thanks to a new community space and café that’s been given the go...
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Gloucester Life Museum faces closure

The Gloucester Life Museum faces an uncertain future as it closes for essential building restoration work.
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King’s Square regeneration plans revealed

Images have been released which outline huge changes which could take place at Gloucester’s King’s Square.
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First look inside the new Gloucester Bus Station

The multi-million-pound bus station will open on Friday 26 October 2018, as part of the Kings Quarter regeneration scheme in the...
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Giant soft play centre proposed at Gloucester Quays

Plans to build a giant soft play inside Gloucester Quays have been approved by Gloucester City Council. The 15,000 square foot...
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Work begins to renovate a famous historical church in Gloucester

A £2 million project to regenerate one of Gloucester’s oldest churches and schoolrooms has begun. The 12-month project at St Mary...
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Taxi marshals scheme to continue in Gloucester

A late night security team will continue to help people in Gloucester get home safe, thanks to new funding.