Launched as part of SoGlos’s 10-year anniversary celebrations, the first ever SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have been making waves in the county, with a phenomenal 20,966 votes received from readers by the closing date on Monday 30 April 2018.

Just under 200 businesses were shortlisted for the public vote across 20 lifestyle categories, from visitor attraction and restaurant to hotel, independent shop and event, and voting was open throughout April 2018.

The votes have now been counted and there’s just a few more days to wait to find out the results. The live reveal of the winners and highly commended businesses and individuals will take place during an exciting event, being held at Blackfriars Priory in Gloucester on Wednesday 16 May 2018.

Award finalists and specially invited guests will come together for the exciting live reveal of winners in each of the 20 categories, while enjoying the UK’s best fish and chips, drinks, entertainment and networking in stunning surrounds.

There will also be the chance to follow the live reveal via