Business in focus: Liquor and Chow

Business in focus: Liquor and Chow

Westgate Street’s up and coming restaurant, Liquor & Chow. Matthew, owner of the business is well-established in the hospitality industry, having another popular venue located in Cheltenham, Thirteen Degrees. This Gloucester gem is on a high with their fresh,...
Cafes in Gloucester: 7 of the best places to try

Cafes in Gloucester: 7 of the best places to try

A cup of coffee is the perfect way to while away time, catch up with friends and to warm you up on those colder days. In no particular order, here are some of Gloucester’s best coffee spots… Hubble Bubble, 42-44 Westgate Street Located just a stone’s throw...
Business in focus: Dick Whittington

Business in focus: Dick Whittington

Just a short stroll from Gloucester’s centre is a beautiful Grade I listed building, home to the bustling Dick Whittington pub. Owner, Martyn isn’t a Gloucester local but since working here he has fallen for the history of the city, finds the locals to be “down to...
Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Gloucester is full of picturesque places to walk around, great restaurants to dine at and has many shops for you to explore. Here are just a few of our favourite pictures from this week… Enjoy the stunning architecture around the city… …including the...
Business in focus: MIJU Wools

Business in focus: MIJU Wools

All things wool… With the Cathedral on their doorstep, what better location to have Miju Wools’ quaint store! From beginners to advanced, the team are waiting with a helping hand for all your knitting, crochet, amigurumi needs. Stop by this friendly store,...
Business in focus: Quay Yoga Studio

Business in focus: Quay Yoga Studio

Sit back and relax… At only 24 years of age, Jodie is running her own business, the Quay Yoga Studio, she does everything from teaching yoga to management. With help from The Prince’s Trust, Jodie has been able to create a relaxing environment where people...
Business in focus: The Abbey

Business in focus: The Abbey

Situated on Northgate Street is The Abbey, a historic gem favoured by all, from locals to tourists and sports fans… Recently the pub had a change over in management, joining the team in November 2017 was Sarah from Wolverhampton; brimming with exciting ideas and...
Business in focus: Beauty Box

Business in focus: Beauty Box

Situated off of Westgate Street, in College Green is the Beauty Box, home of pampering and indulgence. Natalie is Gloucester’s own celebrity, with being the face of Beauty Box on ITV’s Spa Wars last year to winning multiple awards throughout the years. During many...
CPOs at work in Gloucester

CPOs at work in Gloucester

On a daily basis the CPOs are dealing with a wide range of issues from lost children to fly-tipping and shoplifters to street drinkers. We are getting feedback from shops to say their stock loss has reduced and the prolific shoplifters are very frustrated at being...
Breath of fresh air for Gloucester

Breath of fresh air for Gloucester

Winds of change are set to sweep through Gloucester as the city council discuss plans to improve air quality… Last month representatives from around the county met at Gloucestershire County Council’s Shire Hall to discuss the challenges facing authorities and...
Mothering Sunday at Gloucester Cathedral

Mothering Sunday at Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral is delighted to announce the first concert to be performed by the Cathedral Girl Choristers. This beautiful, musical offering for Mothering Sunday will take place in the stunning Cathedral Quire at 4.00pm on Sunday 11 March 2018. Formed just over...
Gloucester Folk Trail music venues

Gloucester Folk Trail music venues

Spend the day strolling through the city of Gloucester and as the afternoon approaches indulge in a beverage or two with friends as you enjoy live entertainment at this year’s Folk Trail! Day 1: Thursday 22nd February – The Old Bell and TANK. Day 2: Friday...
Gloucester BID in search for a digital screen in Kings Square

Gloucester BID in search for a digital screen in Kings Square

Gloucester Business Improvement District (Gloucester BID) are inviting expressions of interest for supply of a rotating 15 sqm digital screen to be installed in Kings Square Gloucester. The screen shall rotate from vertical to horizontal and pivot on its base. Please...
Gloucester BID announces inaugural Gloucester Folk Trail

Gloucester BID announces inaugural Gloucester Folk Trail

Folk musicians from around the county will congregate in Gloucester in a month’s time for a brand new, FREE event. The very first Gloucester Folk Trail takes place from 23 to 25 February as venues across the city host traditional and contemporary folk acts for a...
Waving the purple flag for safe nights

Waving the purple flag for safe nights

Gloucester could soon be joining neighbours Cheltenham and Bristol in being recognised with a national safety award. The Purple Flag is awarded to cities or towns that show that they have a safe and thriving night-time economy, based on the following criteria:...
Raising the quality of Gloucester’s townscape

Raising the quality of Gloucester’s townscape

The council wants to preserve Gloucester’s unique heritage and has a new shop front, shutters and signage design guide. Following the same principles as the previous guide produced in the 1990’s, this updated version includes design guidance on replacement shop...
Gloucester 12th most influential place in the UK

Gloucester 12th most influential place in the UK

Gloucester has jumped 41 places on the Digital Influence Index, which measures how much people are talking about towns and cities in the UK. The UK Digital Influence Index is calculated by collecting the follower and message count from every UK retailer’s social media...
City Protection Officers impress in pilot project

City Protection Officers impress in pilot project

Gloucester’s new City Protection Officer (CPOs) are becoming a recognisable sight in Gloucester city centre, and have hit the ground running in a trial organised and funded by the Gloucester Business Improvement District (BID) with the support from the Police and...
Advantage Buying BID Mailer

Advantage Buying BID Mailer

9/10 COMPANIES SAVE MONEY SEE HOW BEING A MEMBER OF GLOUCESTER BID CAN HELP CUT YOUR BUSINESS COSTS USING OUR PROFESIONAL ADVISOR. Justin Hudson, Manager of Butlers, Gloucester recently surveyed his business to find out how he could benefit from the service that will...
City Protection Officers

City Protection Officers

It is intended to deploy City Protection Officers (CPO’S) to provide a highly-visible uniformed presence that contributes to maintaining and improving community safety for businesses, their staff, customers, residents and visitors to the city. They will provide cover...