Gloucestershire interviews

Read SoGlos interviews with Gloucestershire chefs, bands, artists, experts, celebrities and personalities.

Discover what awaits guests at their next stay at the beautiful rural Cotswolds location of Whitminster House.

‘Our family have been lucky enough to call it home for six generations’: Meet John Teesdale-Goldingham of Whitminster House

Discover more about Whitminster House’s brand-new, beautifully revamped accommodation, in SoGlos’s interview.

Enzo Mora from Gloucestershire-based The Mortgage brain offers his expert advice to help first-time buyers and current homeowners secure their financial security and offset the rising cost of living.

'As the cost of living rises, choosing the right mortgage is key to financial security', says Gloucester-based mortgage broker

In the second part of our Mortgage Advice Series, The Mortgage Brain explores how different mortgage types could save customers...

Get out and about with your dog this summer, with Be More Bob’s top recommendations for being active together. Image © Ruffwear

How to be more active with your dog in Gloucestershire: Be More Bob expert insight

From camping and hiking to getting out on the water, discover the pawfect outdoor adventure for you and your dog, with top...

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...

Many Gloucestershire drivers never look back after trying an electric vehicle and feeling the benefits in their driving experience and in their pockets, says Cleevely EV owner Matt Cleevely.

How electric vehicles could save you money: Cleevely EV expert insight

One customer spent just £63 charging his car in one year, according to Gloucestershire electric vehicle specialist Cleevely...

Bredon School is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged seven to 18, sat in acres of countryside near Tewkesbury.

‘Our pupils embark on pathways that suit their particular strengths’: Meet the headmaster of Bredon School

With specialist support for children with dyslexia, a vast outdoor education offering and a thriving Combined Cadet Force,...

Matching candidates to the right roles is a major challenge in the Gloucestershire jobs market right now, as Mike Goode from recruitment specialist, GB Solutions, explains.

How to hire the right people or land that dream interview: GB Solutions expert insight

Gloucestershire businesses and job hunters are up against one of the most challenging jobs markets in recent years. SoGlos...

There is no silver bullet to resolve the cyber security threats to businesses, but simple, targeted, regular staff training is a pretty good place to start, according to Cheltenham firm ReformIT.

Business advice: The importance of staff training to combat cyber threats

In the first of a new advice series delivering clarity for businesses on the subject of all things IT, ReformIT looks at how...

Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital in Gloucestershire offers women’s health checks, alongside a choice of consultants and a Rapid Access Breast Clinic, with patients able to self-refer.

Get help fast for women’s health issues at Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital

As part of our Private Health Advice series, SoGlos caught up with the gynaecology department at Nuffield Health Cheltenham...

Emma Edwards, head of prep at Wotton House International School in Gloucester, has two of her own children at the school where she teaches.

‘Some days, River the pony comes into school with me’: Meet the head of prep at Wotton House International School

SoGlos discovered more about the role animals play in learning at Wotton House International School in Gloucester, and how...

Naylor Powell is giving Gloucestershire landlords its expert advice on how to make the most of their rental property and attract the best tenants.

Top tips for landlords in Gloucestershire: Naylor Powell expert insight

With demand for rental properties on the rise in Gloucestershire, SoGlos spoke to Naylor Powell to get its advice on everything...

With its beautiful Cotswold campus and new Sixth Form Centre, it’s no surprise Rendcomb College is a popular choice for students in Gloucestershire.

‘I never even considered going anywhere else for Sixth Form, I have always been so happy at Rendcomb’: Meet the Rendcomb College Sixth Form student

Rendcomb College opened its new Sixth Form Centre in 2020 and continues to be a popular choice with Gloucestershire students...

SoGlos spoke to two Junior School students at The King’s School Gloucester to discover what life is like at the prestigious school.

The King’s School Gloucester: A day in the life of two Junior School students

From playing rugby to taking piano lessons and singing at the cathedral, it’s easy to see why the King’s School Gloucester’s...

Prima Dental took on 70 new employees last year, with its staff numbers now just shy of 270.

How a Gloucestershire firm became a world-leading manufacturer and export sensation

When the Covid-19 pandemic closed dentists worldwide, Prima Dental had to adapt fast – with significant investment leading...

Jemima Penny has been developing her skills as a singer, dancer and actress at Stagecoach Performing Arts in Cheltenham for six years.

From stage school to The Voice Kids: Meet the student at Stagecoach Performing Arts Cheltenham

Already treading the boards and wowing the nation with her vocals, local rising star, Jemima Penny, chats to SoGlos about her...

Stagecoach Performing Arts in Cheltenham offers professional classes in singing, dancing and acting for local children aged four to 18.

‘We bring out the magic in each one of them’: Meet the principal of Stagecoach Performing Arts Cheltenham

From cultivating the next generation of superstars to staging shows at Disneyland Paris, the principal of Stagecoach Performing...

With its incredibly talented students, nurturing community and Professional Guidance Centre, there are many things which make Sixth Form study at Cheltenham Ladies’ College unique.

‘There is a great community feel in our Sixth Form and it is truly diverse’: Meet the Head of Sixth Form at Cheltenham Ladies’ College

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is one of Gloucestershire’s most prestigious schools – and SoGlos spoke to the Head of Sixth Form...

Visit Gloucestershire shares its expert advice on attracting families to your hospitality business this Easter.

How Gloucestershire’s hospitality businesses can make the most of the Easter holidays: Visit Gloucestershire expert insight

From supportive staff to offering children’s activities, Visit Gloucestershire shares its top tips for attracting families...

Some of the latest electric vehicles come with car-e-oke and ‘romance mode’, complete with a screen-based blazing fire, says Cleevely EV owner Matt Cleevely.

Making the change to electric vehicles: Cleevely EV shares the benefits, which include digital aquariums!

It’s easier than you think to embrace the drive towards electric vehicles, according to Gloucestershire electric vehicle specialist...

A firm’s market share shot up by 33 per cent when team performance was overhauled by a new managing director, says James Fleming of HR firm Brave Human Capital Group.

Why poor performance can be contagious and how to nip it in the bud: Brave Human Capital Group expert insight

Getting team performance right is vital for a successful business, according to Gloucestershire HR firm Brave Human Capital...

The Help-to-Buy scheme has helped many first-time buyers get onto the property ladder in Gloucestershire – and The Mortgage Brain in Gloucester hopes to help more do the same.

'Act now before Help-to-Buy ends': The Mortgage Brain advises first-time buyers in Gloucestershire

In the first of our new mortgage advice series, Gloucestershire’s leading independent mortgage adviser The Mortgage Brain explains...

Change is ever present, but Gloucestershire has a lot to feel good about, according to David Jones.

Reflecting on 50 years in business in Gloucestershire: Meet the managing director of Evans Jones

As Evans Jones celebrates 50 years in business in Gloucestershire, its managing director, David Jones, looks back over half...

Based in Gloucestershire, Optimising IT enables digital transformation by helping organisations get maximum value from existing systems by harnessing their full potential.

Unlock the untapped digital potential of your business: Optimising IT expert insight

The pandemic accelerated changes in working practices and consumer behaviour, but Todd Gifford from Optimising IT says many...

With minimum waiting lists at private hospitals like Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital in Gloucestershire, more people are opting for private healthcare post-pandemic.

Get help fast for joint pain and sports injuries at Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital

As part of our Private Health Advice series, SoGlos caught up with the orthopaedics department at Nuffield Health Cheltenham...

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...

Clarkson Evans employs around 850 staff and three quarters of them work on site each day to wire new homes.

Clarkson Evans shares the highlights of working for one of the UK’s top firms

Gloucestershire electrical contractor Clarkson Evans is thriving, growing and moving into new areas. And it’s looking for three...

East Glos Club in Cheltenham is a multi-sports club that offers tennis, padel, racketball and squash all-year round.

‘It’s a good workout for your brain, as well’: Meet the tennis coach at East Glos Club

Getting an insight into one of Gloucestershire’s best-loved racket sports clubs, SoGlos talks all things tennis with professional...

Making businesses, venues and experiences accessible for all is vitally important for the tourism industry – but there’s plenty more to be done, according to Visit Gloucestershire.

How to make your Gloucestershire tourism business more accessible: Visit Gloucestershire expert insight

From training staff to providing free tickets for carers, there’s plenty businesses in the county can do to make their venues...

The Cheltenham Education Partnership is made up of independent schools including Cheltenham Ladies’ College; state secondary schools like Bournside; Gloucestershire College; and the University of Gloucestershire.

‘Our mission is to expand the horizons of young people in Cheltenham’: Meet the Cheltenham Education Partnership

With its aim to help students in Cheltenham reach their full potential, SoGlos spoke to the Cheltenham Education Partnership...

Cotswold RAW offers a whole range of nutritious and delicious natural chews and raw bones for hungry pups.

Why owners should use natural treats for their dogs: Cotswold RAW expert insight

Paw-rents, take note! SoGlos gets the lowdown on the best and healthiest ways to treat your pooch from leading raw food provider,...

1 2 3 4 10  

Don’t miss

Unmissable highlights