Emma Luther

Emma grew up in Gloucestershire and has called it home for more than 30 years. Her career in journalism began as a reporter at the Gloucestershire Echo and she has worked on newspapers across the south west over the last 15 years. Emma joined SoGlos as senior staff writer in 2022 and crafts sparkling content marketing, covers breaking news and takes gorgeous Instagram photos!

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Cheltenham pop-up shop wants a very merry conscious Christmas

Owners of a new store in Cheltenham are encouraging retail activism this Christmas. Turning their backs on high profile fashion...
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Make your pension more ethical with Gloucestershire sustainable investment experts

Moving your pension could be the biggest individual change you could make to support the environment. Gloucestershire expert...
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Charity shop launches largest children’s section in Gloucestershire just in time for Christmas

The opening of a new children's section in Gloucester's YMCA aims to help with the cost-of-living crisis with affordable ways to...
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An award-winning year for Cheltenham independent garage

It's been an incredible year for Gloucestershire's Cleevely Motors and Cleevely Electric Vehicles, with not just a couple of...
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RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2023 to champion accessible gardening

New zones, theatres, immersive experiences and interactive demonstrations will be unveiled at the popular gardening extravaganza...
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'It's time to tackle misinformation around car servicing'

Gloucestershire independent garage Cleevely Motors has been in business for more than 60 years and is fed up of dealerships...
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Fresh life for Cheltenham's historic fire station

It's been closed for just under six months, but Cheltenham's iconic former fire station has a new owner - with details set to be...
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Bargain £2 buses bring Christmas cheer to Cheltenham and Gloucester

Groups of up to four people will be able to travel between Cheltenham and Gloucester on Saturdays in December 2022 for just £2 in...
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12 terrific reasons to visit Montpellier this Christmas

With buildings full of character and history, Montpellier in Cheltenham is home to a marvelous mix of independent businesses...
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Matching meals with music: The new restaurant 'putting the fun' into Cheltenham's fine dining scene

Bringing a kaleidoscope of cultures and flavours to its 12-course tasting menu, SoGlos spoke with Restaurant Journey's owner and...
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11 really good reasons to visit Gloucester this Christmas

There's never been a better time to visit Gloucester than when festive fun is in the air.
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Six year old from Gloucester wins national baking contest

Alfie Abbott's creative designs will be turned into a national recipe that will be sold across the UK next year.
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Cotswold hotel offers free three-day Christmas stay for a deserving family

Hoping to bring some festive cheer to one family, Stonehouse Court is offering a Christmas stay at the hotel near Stroud, worth...
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New look and name for popular Cotswolds village pub

The Village Pub in Barnsley has been renamed The Boot as it reopens to reveal a quirky new look - including a 20th century...
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13 cool cocktail bars in Cheltenham

Sip sip hooray! When it's time to let your hair down and find the best spot to party in Cheltenham, a good cocktail (or mocktail)...
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9 ways to enjoy a fulfilling retirement in Gloucestershire

You've worked hard, your mortgage is paid off and now it's time for a jolly good rest. Gloucestershire is full of great places to...
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Cheltenham hotel gets £1 million makeover

An opulent new look with fresh colour schemes and bedroom layouts will be revealed in January 2023 at the popular 16th century...
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Gloucester digital finance firm doubles turnover to £1.3 million in just two years

Quedgeley-based fintech firm Virgate moves to new, larger offices after significant expansion.
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9 pieces of autumn artwork to add atmosphere to your Gloucestershire home

An eclectic collection is on show at Montpellier’s Paragon Gallery in Cheltenham, with a new autumn range to suit budgets of all...
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5 ways to protect your children’s wellbeing during a divorce

Divorce is a difficult time for couples but if children are involved, they need to be front and centre, says Gloucestershire...
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10-year-old artist brightens up city streets with cartoon creatures

A safari of animal art is being let loose in Gloucester this half-term to brighten up some of its empty city centre shops and...
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Get active and hunt for ghosts this Halloween

Get all the family moving by following a trail of spooky posters on the Gloucestershire Halloween trail. It's not only fun, but...
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'Take away the fear of the unknown by seeking legal advice'

Tackling emotional turmoil is all in a day's work for WSP Solicitors, which has been providing personal legal advice in...
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8 independent coffee shops to soak up Cheltenham's café culture

On the hunt for your next caffeine fix? Be inspired by SoGlos's hand-picked selection of independent café and coffee shops in...
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Secure the perfect spot for your Cheltenham Christmas after-party

Whether it's a cosy table for two, a private booth for 10 friends, or your office taking over a whole floor for 300, Home &...
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New summer food festival announced for 2023

More than 150 different food and drink stands will showcase artisan produce from across Gloucestershire at the Three Counties Food...
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13 places to reach out to others and volunteer in Gloucestershire

From caring for police horses to wildlife surveys and listening to youngsters, there are plenty of ways to make a difference to...
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Real wedding: A classic celebration at beautiful Blackwell Grange

Matthew and Amy Stride got engaged in August 2021 and wasted no time in organising their big day for just eight months later!
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'Now more than ever, it’s important to seek independent mortgage advice'

In a year that's seen several Bank of England base rate rises, homeowners and people wanting to get on the property ladder are...