BRANCH LEAD STORY BUSINESS Environment Veganism

The latest addition to Gloucestershire’s independent coffee scene

There’s nothing quite as comforting as an autumnal walk through crunching orange leaves and frost bitten air, followed by a trip for a hot coffee (or tea if that’s your preference)  Gloucestershire has a lot to offer, and with the rise in the popularity of plant-based options, local businesses have shone with their ability to […]

BUSINESS Christmas

Christmas cheer with pine needles and pedals

There’s something quite Harry Potter-ish about The Bicycle Hub in Cheltenham.  For a start – its address –  278 Gloucester Road, Cheltenham Railway Station, Platform 2, Cheltenham.  And while passengers on the 8.28am London Paddington to Cheltenham – calling at Reading, Didcot Parkway, Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse, Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa – are quite used to […]

BUSINESS COVID ENTERTAINMENT FOOD & DRINK

Don’t miss out on a tipple just because you’re celebrating in lockdown!

Birthday? Anniversary? Much deserved session? Here’s some suggestions to make sure you have a ball without the disco ball.  Did somebody say cocktails? There’s nothing quite like the buzz of heading to town to pick up some high quality two for one cocktails. Especially if you’re wearing an unnecessarily loud 21st birthday badge. Unfortunately we […]

BUSINESS CHELTENHAM 2020 Christmas COVID

Charity stops taking volunteers on for Christmas during the second lockdown

December is approaching which means it’s that time of the year where families gather to celebrate Christmas with their loved ones. But an entirely different level of uncertainty lingers in the public due to fear over the second lockdown affecting the annual Christmas holiday. This 2020, Christmas will be different.  For some, Christmas will be […]

BUSINESS CHELTENHAM 2020 COVID CULTURE & IDENTITY ENTERTAINMENT NEWS UNLOCKED

Cheltenham Playhouse continues to raise funds with the support of MP Alex Chalk

Lights. Camera. Action. The curtains that used to rise in front of full audiences and enthusiastic actors taking the stage at the Cheltenham Playhouse are now met with smaller crowds and an underwhelming presence of excited cheering and clapping. Now, the theatre industry as a whole is facing an uncertain future of survival during the […]

BUSINESS CHELTENHAM 2020

Dog-friendly flexible office spaces open in Cheltenham

Flexible workspace company Clockwise are opening their new Cheltenham site this month. The offices will include dog-friendly offices, a licensed bar, breakout areas and soundproofed booths on every floor, showers and a roof terrace with impressive views across town. While most companies have struggled with the impact of Covid-19, Clockwise are undergoing major expansion to […]

BUSINESS CHELTENHAM 2020

Halloween cancelled? Cheltenham business owner seems to think so

Coronavirus pandemic and social gathering restrictions have lead to a decision that trick or treating will not be happening this year. Following the government, strict guidelines in different areas in the county will not allow children and adults to fully celebrate Halloween. More than ever, the events organisers are experiencing a massive decline in business […]