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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Pizza restaurant is first in Gloucestershire to accept Bitcoin payments

A pizza place in Gloucester is the first in the county to accept Bitcoin payments, welcoming the cryptocurrency to settle the bill...
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Talksport presenter Alan Brazil reveals who he's backing at Cheltenham Festival

Former football player and Talksport presenter, Alan Brazil, is in town for the 'really special and wonderful' Cheltenham Festival...
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Cheltenham coffee shop transforms into speakeasy bar for Race Week

One of Cheltenham's finest coffee shops is turning its café tables into a buzzing bar for the first time during Race Week 2023.
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New live music, comedy and arts stage launches in Cheltenham

A new stage, audio-visual kit and PA system is being installed at one of Cheltenham's most popular pubs, giving grassroots music,...
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Gloucester Rugby gets behind Ben Morgan for testimonial farewell

Gloucester Rugby is playing host to Ben Morgan’s testimonial this 2023 season, following the player's 11-year commitment to the...
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Family firm brings fresh life to Gloucestershire's landscapes

A new generation is in charge at one of Gloucestershire's long-established family businesses and the team at Greenfields is...
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Malvern College celebrates 30 years of ambitious co-education

Let's hear it for the girls! In 1992, Malvern College became fully co-educational when it officially opened its doors to girls -...
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A moment of pure perfection at Blackwell Grange

From a martial arts meeting made in heaven to an elegant wedding without a hitch, Elissa and Ben Bonthuys adored bringing loved...
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Party until midnight during Race Week at Cheltenham's Nagomi

Vibrant independent restaurant, Nagomi, is opening until midnight during the week of the Cheltenham Festival, serving Japanese and...
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Gregg Wallace: Learning to cook properly can change your life

MasterChef's Gregg Wallace thinks Gloucestershire's a bit posh and loves Gloucester Rugby, as well as dining at Phil Vickery's...
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The Beefy Boys wins National Burger Awards 2023

Cheltenham is officially home to the best burger in the UK, as The Beefy Boys takes the top spot at the National Burger Awards...
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How Gloucestershire house hunters can boost their borrowing power

Enzo Mora, founder and director of Gloucester-based mortgage broker The Mortgage Brain, offers some top tips to improve your...
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Gloucestershire golf complex invests £200,000 in state-of-the-art TrackMan Range technology

A new system that tracks golfing perfomance is helping Gloucestershire players improve their game and have interactive fun on the...
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Cotswolds bookshop makes finals of Independent Bookshop of the Year Award

The Borzoi Bookshop in Stow-on-the-Wold is on a shortlist of 59 finalists battling it out to win The British Book Awards 2023...
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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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Helping Gloucestershire businesses on their journey to success

From sorting out the legalities of a start-up coffee shop to helping a regional business relocate its head office,...
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New cheese and dairy show coming to Three Counties Showground in 2023

Cheese lovers can delight in the world of dairy with a brand-new cheese and dairy show coming to Three Counties Showground in...
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Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling to feature in national exhibition celebrating the best of British life

A London art exhibition which showcases 100 joys of being British will feature Cooper's Hill cheese rolling extravaganza for its...
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Restoration nears completion at The Black Bear pub in Tewkesbury

It's been a long labour of love for the owner of Gloucestershire's oldest pub, The Black Bear, but after six years of work, an end...
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Inheritance tax planning: The earlier you start, the better the benefits for loved ones

For those keen to help the next generation, starting open discussions with family members early is a crucial step. But for those...
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In the electric vehicle race between Tesla and Nissan Leaf who wins?

Cheltenham's Cleevely EV has a wealth of expertise in electric vehicles. The team considers the strengths of both vehicles in an...
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Why you should consider shared ownership in Gloucestershire

If you would like to own your own home but can’t afford to buy on the open market, maybe it’s time to consider a shared ownership...
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Meet the head of Malvern College who is preparing his pupils for a rapidly changing global landscape

When Keith Metcalfe took over as headteacher of Malvern College in 2019, he introduced a pupil-led super-curriculum to develop...
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Making the legal side of moving home faster with fresh technology

When you're buying a house, you want things sorted quickly – and Gloucestershire-based WSP Solicitors is developing a cutting-edge...
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Cotswolds pub reopening this February 2023 with new 'affordable luxury' menu after major revamp

Two top class chefs are championing local suppliers and ingredients with ultra seasonal food when The Halfway at Kineton reopens...
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8 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in January 2023

From an immaculate luxury new build to a former church that needs a complete makeover, SoGlos's Gloucestershire property series...
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12 new Cheltenham openings to explore in 2023

Cheltenham continues to defy gloomy economic warnings with plenty of new openings, proving growth and expansion is still on the...
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9 pieces of winter art to add fresh energy to your Gloucestershire home

Warm up your walls this winter with some atmospheric artwork as Cheltenham's Paragon Art Gallery offers some inspiration if you're...
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'The earlier you start saving for retirement, the less money you'll need for the same result'

A good retirement plan will help you meet your goals and not worry about money. It helps if you talk to the right people about...