Cheltenham

Festival returns with ‘huge’ headliner

Thousands of people are set to descend on Wychwood Festival to watch acts including Sister Sledge, Texas and Ocean Colour Scene.The Gloucestershire festival is returning for its 18th year at the Cheltenham Racecourse from Friday to Sunday.The family-fr…

Pedestrian killed in A46 lorry crash near Gloucestershire border

A pedestrian has died on the A46 after being struck by a lorry. Emergency services were called to the crash, near Evesham, at around 6am today, Tuesday, May 7, after reports of a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian.
West Mercia Police has said…

The used electric car timebomb

Money Mail can today reveal a timebomb looming in the second-hand market for electric vehicles (EVs).
Our investigation found that many EVs could become almost impossible to resell because of their limited battery life.
Experts said that the average EV…

Where 113 homes will be built near Cheltenham later in 2024

Work has started to build 113 homes[1] in Cheltenham. Platform Home Ownership, is working in collaboration with developer Lovell Partnerships to provide the homes in Bishop’s Cleeve later this year.
The development is named Cleeve Gardens. Of the 113 h…

New route between South Coast & West Midlands

National Express has announced plans to increase direct coach services for customers travelling between the South Coast and the West Midlands.
From Friday 12 April 2024, the UK’s largest scheduled coach operator will introduce a new daily 161 service d…

Delays expected on the M5 during Cheltenham Festival

National Highways has advised drivers using the M5 in Gloucestershire to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys during next week’s racing event which runs from Tuesday, March 12 until Friday, March 15.
Around 274,000 racegoers are expected …

Consultation over where 35,700 new homes should go

To meet the housing target for the three districts it is estimated that 600 homes will need to be built every year in each area.Gloucester has been allocated 13,620 homes, there are 11,140 planned in Tewkesbury and Cheltenham is set to have a total of …