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Gloucester Quays will be seeing its first Asian Street Food Market on the 30-31 of October this month. This is a great chance for the people of Gloucestershire to try a variety of Asian cuisines from a range of countries, some of which include Vietnamese, Philipines,...
Best Dressed Christmas Windows Winners!

Best Dressed Christmas Windows Winners!

Gloucester BID has announced the winners of their Best Dressed Christmas Window competition. The six lucky winners from across the city were chosen for the efforts staff have made to make the season bright! The competition, launched in November, celebrates...
Biggest and Best Glos Goes Retro Promised!

Biggest and Best Glos Goes Retro Promised!

Gloucester Goes Retro is back this August to transport the city back in time with a new 90s section and ‘Retro on the Water.’ The popular event takes place on Saturday 27 August. Expect a new 90s section in Kings Square with cars from the era, along with...
Blue Plaque Unveiling Commemorates Old Gloucester Bank

Blue Plaque Unveiling Commemorates Old Gloucester Bank

A BLUE plaque has been unveiled to commemorate the site of the Bank of England in Gloucester, which was the first branch of the bank to open outside of London. Its unveiling on TK Maxx Northgate Street signals the site’s rich history and benefit to the community. The...
Brewhouse and Kitchen – Business in Focus

Brewhouse and Kitchen – Business in Focus

By Anjola Sulaiman Opening a little over six years ago, the Brewhouse and Kitchen in Gloucester became the eighth branch to join the growing chain which has expanded to a current total of twenty-three nationwide branches. Its attractive location in the Gloucester...
Business in Focus – A G Meek

Business in Focus – A G Meek

Long-established Gloucester shoe shop, AG Meek, on the move. ONE of the longest-established independent shoe shops in Gloucester is moving premises in the city. A G Meek’s relocation from Westgate Street to Eastgate Street will place it opposite the new Primark which...
Business in Focus – Commercial Road

Business in Focus – Commercial Road

Commercial Road is often bypassed, but with the imminent opening of the Food Dock it’s likely to become a popular thoroughfare. In this Business in Focus, we look at the businesses on the street. Gloucester Framing Gloucester Framing offers a fully bespoke fine...
Business in Focus – Deichmann Gloucester

Business in Focus – Deichmann Gloucester

By Anjola Sulaiman If you have been searching for a family focused shoe retailer where you can buy shoes for your entire family without breaking the bank, look no further than Deichmann Gloucester. The retailer is the market leader in the German and European shoe...
Business in Focus – Eastgate House

Business in Focus – Eastgate House

A 300K refurbishment of the largest office building in Eastgate Street has breathed life into the area and created jobs for local people. Eastgate House is home to several city business tenants which serve the public, including an NHS dentist and driving theory test...
Business in Focus – Gift Company

Business in Focus – Gift Company

If you’re looking for quirky gifts or items for the home and garden, pop along and have a look in Gift Company at Gloucester Quays. Here you’ll find a friendly store full of discounted present ideas such as candles, teddies, mugs and ornaments. It also has regularly...
Business in Focus – GL1

Business in Focus – GL1

The staff at GL1 leisure centre in Gloucester provide such a welcoming atmosphere that it’s a place where people of all ages and abilities can enjoy. As a non-profit charitable trust, the main aim of Gloucester’s GL1 leisure centre is to promote the mental and...
Business in Focus – Idun Spirit

Business in Focus – Idun Spirit

Are there some shops you walk into and feel like you could stay all day? Idun Spirit is one of those. As soon as you enter, you feel welcome, relaxed and open. In fact, Idun owners, Libby and Toni say this is exactly the sort of environment they wanted to create. Some...
Business in Focus – Lower Eastgate Street

Business in Focus – Lower Eastgate Street

Eastgate Street is one of Gloucester’s most historic thoroughfares. It’s also currently home to an eclectic range of businesses both old and new. Here we feature some: Eastgate Cycles Eastgate Cycles are an independent cycle and accessory store. They aim...
Business in Focus – Mark Blake

Business in Focus – Mark Blake

As soon as you walk into the Mark Blake Gloucester salon, you feel pampered and relaxed. The hub of haircare is one of three salons in Gloucestershire where client experience is key. You can expect a warm welcome at the Gloucester, Cirencester and Cheltenham salons...
Business in Focus – Regus

Business in Focus – Regus

If you’re looking to find a quality space for your business in Gloucester, it’s worth a look at Regus with two great business centres in the heart of the city. You’ll find fully equipped workspaces with everything taken care of, including furniture and high-speed...
Business in Focus – Savers

Business in Focus – Savers

If money saving is high on your priority list, visit Savers in Gloucester where you’ll find bargains in home, health and beauty products. Savers has over 500 stores in the UK with a mission to provide the best products at the best prices along with great service. The...
Business in Focus – The Pelican Inn

Business in Focus – The Pelican Inn

If you’re looking for a tucked away and laidback pub which serves a huge variety of beer, look no further than The Pelican Inn Gloucester. Officially the Best Real Ale Pub in Gloucestershire currently according to CAMRA, The Pelican has also been CAMRA Gloucester City...
Business in Focus – The Vine Bar and Kitchen

Business in Focus – The Vine Bar and Kitchen

If you want to support one of the most pivoting businesses in Gloucester, The Vine Bar and Kitchen would be a good place to start! Like most businesses over the past 18 months, the Eastgate Street premises has faced several challenges. But now, with a wealth of offers...
Business in Focus – Yanto’s

Business in Focus – Yanto’s

If you’re looking for the biggest and fluffiest pancakes in Gloucester, then head to Yanto’s Pancake House on The Oxebode. Yanto’s uses the freshest products prepared by an in-house team of chefs offering pancakes in different styles: Dutch, American style stacks,...
Business in Focus – YMCA Gloucester

Business in Focus – YMCA Gloucester

If you have ever visited the Gloucester YMCA store, you’ll know that it’s larger than most charity shops and offers a wealth of high-quality stock. Located on Northgate Street, manager Irene Rose expertly runs the Gloucester YMCA. Irene is a proud Gloucester native...
Business in Focus – 14 Gifts

Business in Focus – 14 Gifts

Fantasy and Gothic giftware shop 14 Gifts has moved to larger premises in Gloucester. The independent shop, owned by husband-and-wife George and Lizzie, started out on a stall five years ago before moving to a shop in the Eastgate Shopping Centre. This week, they...
Business in Focus – British Heart Foundation

Business in Focus – British Heart Foundation

If you’re looking for high quality second-hand furniture and electricals, it’s worth checking out the extensive range in the Northgate Street British Heart Foundation store. The long-established charity is celebrating its 60th year and raises money to research cures...
Business in Focus – Clarks Shoes

Business in Focus – Clarks Shoes

If you want quality footwear along with a professional service, head to Clarks in Gloucester. The long-standing shoemakers has been in the city centre for over 60 years, but the brand’s story began almost 200 years ago when Cyrus and James Clark made a slipper from...
Business in Focus – FatFace at Gloucester Quays

Business in Focus – FatFace at Gloucester Quays

The sustainable fashion outlet store, FatFace, has a received a warm welcome back to the city in its convenient location at Gloucester Quays. The lifestyle clothing brand designs clothes that have been carefully crafted for people looking to embark on everyday...
Business in Focus – FigFlex Offices

Business in Focus – FigFlex Offices

Are you looking for a new office space next to all the action in Gloucester? FigFlex, based in Southgate House overlooking Gloucester Docks, offers flexible office space to suit any business size, whether you’re looking for serviced offices, meeting rooms, coworking...
Business in Focus – Gloucester Antiques Centre

Business in Focus – Gloucester Antiques Centre

If your new year resolutions include being sustainable, then come and visit the Gloucester Antiques Centre where you’ll find something recycled, unique and value for money. The Gloucester Antiques Centre has been operating in the city for nearly 40 years. Originally...
Business in Focus – Jolt Studios

Business in Focus – Jolt Studios

Jolt Studios is encouraging local groups to ‘bring us your sparkle and shine in a room!’ in its bookable creative space. Creative groups of all kinds, even knitting and reading groups are invited to hold their own events, classes and talks at Jolt which has now been...
Business in Focus – Levi’s at Gloucester Quays

Business in Focus – Levi’s at Gloucester Quays

The global fashion brand that is known for its high quality denim has moved to a larger space in Gloucester Quays. Its new location is double the size of its previous store which elevates the customer shopping experience with a bright and spacious store layout, and...
Business in Focus – Llanthony Secunda Priory

Business in Focus – Llanthony Secunda Priory

If you are looking for a unique venue for a wedding or special event, you could explore the historic Llanthony Secunda Priory. The heritage venue, which is next to Gloucester’s historic docks and set in spacious grounds, has capacity for 12 weddings a year and is...
Business in Focus – National Waterways Museum

Business in Focus – National Waterways Museum

With an improved offer for families, more interactive exhibits and on-the-water and waterside attractions, it’s never been a better time to visit the National Waterways Museum in Gloucester. Housed in a listed warehouse in the heart of what once was the bustling...