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Over 100 tree species that live and thrive at Westonbirt, the National Arboretum near Tetbury are facing extinction in their natural habitats.

How Gloucestershire conservation projects are helping to protect trees from extinction: Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum expert insight

With one in three tree species threatened with extinction in the wild, Westonbirt, the National Arboretum is playing an important...

From ‘Boris’ the life-sized polar bear to returning favourite ‘Large Stargazers Ring’, Cotswold Sculpture Park has over 200 artworks to browse and buy in 2022.

The most exciting sculptures to see and buy in Gloucestershire in 2022: Cotswold Sculpture Park expert insight

Cotswold Sculpture Park reopens this April 2022 with over 200 sculptures on display – and SoGlos caught up with the park’s...

Discover what it’s really like to take on the role of director at one of the Cotswolds most loved museums.

‘Ultimately, what I am interested in is the human stories and experiences behind these things’: Meet the new director of the Corinium Museum

SoGlos caught up with the new director of the Corinium Museum in Cirencester to find out what it’s like to run a venue of such...

Whether you have a small outside space or a bigger plot, Trioscape Garden Centre tells SoGlos how to make the most of your outdoor area this spring 2022.

How to turn your garden into an extension of your Gloucestershire home: Trioscape expert insight

With the sun making a gradual reappearance, it’s nearly time to get out in the garden again – and SoGlos caught up with Trioscape...

When was the last time you did a home security review? SoGlos spoke to Sevenside Security about why reviewing your home’s security regularly is so important.

Why regular home security reviews are so important: Severnside Security expert insight

Home security should never be taken for granted – and Gloucestershire-based Severnside Security shares why it’s so important...

Discover fresh blooms and seasonal plants at the Forest of Dean’s independent garden centre, Trioscape.

What to plant to help Gloucestershire’s wildlife this spring: Trioscape Garden Centre expert insight

With the days getting brighter and longer, fresh buds blooming and nature slowly coming back to life, SoGlos spoke to an expert...

From curating exhibitions to delivering projects that benefit the local community, discover what it takes to be the CEO of New Brewery Arts in Cirencester.

‘It’s a real joy to be amongst people who are so creative’: Meet the CEO of New Brewery Arts

Ever wondered what it’s like to run an art gallery? SoGlos spoke to the CEO of New Brewery Arts in Cirencester to see what...

M5 Motorhome Hire in Cheltenham grew its fleet of campervans and motorhomes during the pandemic – and demand for them looks set to continue in 2022.

Why staycations are here to stay: M5 Motorhome Hire expert insight

Having expanded its fleet during the pandemic, M5 Motorhome Hire says staycations are here to stay, thanks in part to some...

The charity Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum has 37,000 members.

‘Working at Westonbirt Arboretum has been a life-changing experience’: Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum expert insight

Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum is a charity which helps support the care of Westonbirt Arboretum, as well as offering paid...

The teams and individuals behind Cheltenham’s businesses are just one of the reasons the town is such a happy place.

‘It is a privilege to work here’: Meet the General Manager at the Queens Hotel

Cheltenham is full of incredible businesses with passionate people and teams behind them who love what they do – just like...

The people behind Cheltenham’s diverse independent businesses are just one of the reasons the Regency town is such a happy place.

'It's been an extraordinary year': Meet the managing director at Dunkertons Cider

Cheltenham has a wealth of incredible independent shops, bars, pubs and restaurants, with passionate business owners behind...

Offering specialist dementia care, Edwardstow Court Care Centre is one of 16 The Orders of St John Care homes in Gloucestershire.

Everything you need to know about dementia care at Edwardstow Court Care Centre

Edwardstow Court Care Centre in Stow-on-the-Wold has given an insight into dementia care and what families and residents can...

Find out about the different types of care available in this expert insight with Lilian Faithfull Care.

Lilian Faithfull Care expert insight: Everything you need to know about care

Getting to the bottom of the different types of care available for a loved one or relative can be really overwhelming. Thankfully,...

Find out how to reduce party-planning stress with Oasis Events.

Oasis Events expert insight: How to make planning your next celebration less stressful

With so many aspects to planning a party, it can all get a bit stressful, especially if you’ve never done it before. SoGlos...

Smokey Joe’s is the ultimate place to host a themed party.

Smokey Joe’s expert insight: Tips for creating an unforgettable party

Discover brilliantly quirky top tips for throwing an unforgettable party as SoGlos speaks to Vickie Godding, the owner of Cheltenham’s...

Beards speaks to SoGlos about how you can transform old jewellery without breaking the bank.

Beards expert insight: how you can lease new life in to old jewellery

If you’ve got an old family heirloom or a piece of jewellery hanging around at your home, here’s why remodelling...

Oasis Events explains how to plan the perfect Christmas party.

Oasis Events expert insight: How to plan the perfect Christmas party

Forget drab office parties and stale mince pies, Oasis Events has all the tips on how to plan the perfect Christmas party in...

Award-winning party planners, Oasis Events gives some amazing insight into how to plan the perfect summer bash.

Oasis Events expert insight: How to plan the ultimate summer party

From bountiful barbecues through to festival-themed get-togethers, summer is prime party time. So, with some help from Gloucestershire’s...

Find out how to give your wedding the personal touch with help from Gloucester based printers, Guano Crazy Printing.

Guano Crazy Printing expert insight: Adding the personal touch to your wedding

From personalised wedding stationery right through to monogrammed tablecloths, there’s no end to the possibilities when it...

Bacon Theatre share why everyone should visit its theatre this year.

Bacon Theatre: Why this theatre is Gloucestershire's underdog

From securing an amazing programme of shows to showing the biggest blockbusters in its cinema, Bacon Theatre in Cheltenham...

SoGlos asked all the burning questions about booking a holiday.

Travel Counsellors: Why using a travel agent is actually better than booking online

If you’re looking for your next holiday but aren’t sure where to start, then look no further. SoGlos chats to Cheltenham-based...

Hooray expert insight: How to ace your next job interview

Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or break into a sweat at the very thought of a job interview, SoGlos has got some expert tips...

SoGlos chats with Jewellery Specialist, Louise Dennis FGA DGA to see if you’ve got a hidden treasure.

Mallams Auctioneers: How to spot if your jewellery is valuable

Ever wondered if you have a hidden treasure in an old jewellery box? Here’s how you can tell the very valuable from the...

Find out more about the incredible International Centre for Birds of Prey. Photo by nickwb.com

Interview with International Centre for Birds of Prey

Sharing amazing animal facts, dispelling myths and discussing the importance of protecting endangered species, the International...

Cheltenham Science Festival interview

Set to explore everything from plastics to gin making, scientist Mark Miodownik talks to SoGlos about his upcoming events at...

Find out more about Love From a Stranger. All images © Sheila Burnett

Agatha Christie's Love From a Stranger interview

Agatha Christie’s thrilling ‘whodunwhat’ play, Love From a Stranger, is heading to Cheltenham’s Everyman...

SoGlos talks to Liz Earle ahead of her appearance at The Handmade Fair.

Interview with Liz Earle MBE

An ambassador for natural health, wellbeing and beauty, Liz Earle MBE is set to deliver an inspiring talk at The Handmade Fair...

Here’s what you can expect from Gloucestershire’s first inclusive festival.

Interview with FestivALL

Dedicated to bringing the whole community together, FestivALL is a month-long celebration across the county with a whole host...

SoGlos talks to Sofia Troncoso ahead of her debut at Longborough Festival Opera.

Interview with American soprano Sofia Troncoso

Ahead of her debut performance at Longborough Festival Opera, SoGlos finds out about the ‘ruthless intrigue’ of...

Find out more about Cheltenham Ladies’ College’s fascinating archives!

Interview with Cheltenham Ladies' College's Archivist

A full-time archivist who receives, records and displays Cheltenham Ladies’ College’s incredible collection of...

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