Online Entertainment Reporter at Gloucestershire Live and entertainment blogger at Metro. Formerly social media and reporting at the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News. UEA Law Grad 2016.
As the aftermath of Hurricane Ophelia wreaks havoc across the the UK, a TV and film location in the Forest of Dean has been forced to close.
With up to 50mph winds expected across the west this afternoon, Puzzlewood has closed as a safety precaution.
Staff at the popular 14 acre woodland site, which has featured in Star Wars and Dr Who, have urged people to stay safe as the ex-hurricane spreads across the Atlantic.
Pleasurewood tweeted on Sunday night: "Closed Monday 16th October due to the h...
Wrestling fans are in for a treat as two of the UK's finest WWE fighters are coming to the county.
A new Gloucestershire fight night run by Underground Wrestling Revolution (UWR) is hosting its first show next month.
The 'Burning Down the House' event takes place on Sunday, November 5 at Cleeve Sports and Arts Centre in Bishop's Cleeve with champion UK wrestlers James Drake and Joseph Conners appearing.
The stars will be appearing on WWE, live on Sky Sports, the week before and after their Gl...
Cheltenham has been ranked the 29th happiest place to live as spa towns across the UK celebrate success.
The survey was conducted by Rightmove who asked 17,000 people from 160 towns and cities across the UK if they were happy where they live.
The list was topped by Royal Leamington Spa in Warwickshire with Royal Tunbridge Wells and Epson also featuring in the top 10.
Other spa towns scoring highly included Llandrindod Wells, the highest rated in Wales, Cheltenham at 29th and Bath at 38th.
Families were left disappointed when the famous Wishing Fish Clock in Cheltenham released a paltry amount of tiny bubbles.
The iconic Wishing Fish Clock, which recently underwent a £50,000 renovation project, blows bubbles every 30 minutes whilst playing Forever Blowing Bubbles in the Regent Arcade.
But parents were left holding sad little children on Sunday afternoon when the bubble that were blown from the fish's mouth were smaller than usual - and there were fewer of them.
One dad, who too...
I'm taking my kids back to 'beautiful' Gloucester: Great British Bake Off Winner Nadiya Hussain heaps praise on city at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2017
Nadiya vows to return to ‘beautiful’ Gloucester with her family after filming her TV series in the city.
The TV chef and 2015 Bake Off winner praised Gloucester’s ‘delicious jam’ and revealed plans to return with her children.
Speaking at the Cheltenham Literature Festival about her new book and TV series Nadiya’s British Food Adventure, the chef spoke about the food heroes she met around the UK filming the BBC2 series.
In one of the episodes, aired in August, she headed to the West Country t...
Mr Mulligan's Lost World Golf has finally surfaced in Cheltenham's thriving Brewery Quarter.
Adventurers are invited to dive into the unknown at the town's latest attraction which includes two themed mini-golf courses, restaurant and late night bar with DJ.
The Gloucester Guildhall will be transformed into Guildhell this Halloween with a double helping of two classic eighties horror films.
Hit horror movies Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn and The Shining will be shown at the Guildhall on Tuesday, October 31 which both take place in haunted houses.
Evil Dead 2: Dead of Dawn is a 1987 cult classic starring Bruce Campbell and is a parody sequel to the 1981 film The Evil Dead.
The story follows Ash and his girlfriend Linda at a secluded cabin where they u...
Cineworld is offering cheap tickets to a range of kids films this half term to raise money for Children in Need.
The cinema chain, which has branches in Cheltenham and Gloucester, is running Movies for Juniors screenings this October with tickets costing under £3.
The six films available to watch are Despicable Me 3, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, The Emoji Movie, The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature and Sing and all have audio description available.
Despicable Me 3, The Nut Job and Sing...
Gloucester is once again set to appear on our screens as camera crews are spotted at a popular TV and film location in the city.
The teams were seen shooting outside Gloucester Prison on Monday and a post on their Facebook page confirmed the exciting news.
The post on the prison's page said: "Excited for Gloucester Prison to be used by another production company.
"We will be closed to the public on Wednesday October 25 while they film but will be open again on Thursday October 26."
The crews ...
Journalist Louis Theroux has become a cult sensation for his weird and wonderful documentaries and now he will get the recognition he deserves.
The 47-year-old icon will be celebrated at MooMoos clubrooms on Thursday, November 30 with free t-shirts giveaways on the night.
From the sex industry to Scientology, Louis has travelled the world creating his award-winning documentaries.
Steps are coming to Gloucestershire next year and we are so excited
His most recent work includes three BBC progra...
Steps are performing in Gloucestershire in summer 2018 and it would be a tragedy to miss it.
The group were the soundtrack to thousands of childhoods in the late nineties and now fans can hear their greatest hits once more during their Summer of Steps reunion tour.
Steps, consisting of Claire Richards, Lisa Scott-Lee, Faye Tozer, Ian "H" Watkins and Lee Latchford-Evans, are set to perform at Cheltenham LCI Rail Stadium on Saturday, May 26 - the home of Cheltenham Town FC.
The club confirmed t...
Love Island winner turned rap sensation Kem Cetinay is set to appear in Cirencester next week.
The Essex reality star will swap Romford for ReVA nightclub for a special guest appearance next Wednesday, November 15.
The event will run from 10pm - 3am at the club, located on Cricklade Street, and there will be the opportunity for meet-and-greet with the cheeky chappie.
Kem won the show with partner Amber back in July after remaining 'coupled up' during the series and being voted the public's fa...
Head to the Cotswolds this Autumn to meet flocks of fascinating birds and even come face to face with a snake.
Wrap up warm and head to Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water, without the massive crowds, and take part in flamingo and penguin feeding demonstrations.
The 9.5 acre park, situated around the river Windrush, has the only breeding group of king penguins in the UK.
From pelicans to parrots, the park cares for over 500 birds and is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
New for 2017, t...
Get the 'gurls' and boys together as Gemma Collins, aka the queen of meme, is coming to Gloucestershire.
Fresh from her stage fall at the Radio 1 Teen Awards, the TOWIE star is soon set to ave it 'Arg in Gloucester as she opens the city's newest bar.
The GC will be at Bar 103 on Eastgate Street on Friday, December 8 - a new cocktail bar from the owners of popular nightclub Butlers.
The reality TV icon will be available for meet and greet and photographs throughout the night.
Justin Hudson, wh...
The fight may be taking place just a short journey from Gloucestershire, but if you can't make it to the match here's how you can watch for free.
Pulev may be out, but the showdown between world heavyweight champion Antony Joshua and Carlos Takam is bound to be a gripping match.
Fresh from his win over two-time world heavyweight champion Klitschko back in April, the British boxer's latest opponent is Takam who replaces Pulev after he pulled out due to injury.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Liv...