January 16, 2015 - 0 Comments

I, with 4 of my Labour colleagues, have today written to the Chair of the County Council, asking him to call an extraordinary meeting of the Council in order to debate a motion, calling for...

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January 9, 2015 - 0 Comments

With the news this week that Eric Pickles has decided that local democracy isn’t worth a damn, and that an Incinerator should be built at Javelin Park anyway, then the big question is what next?...

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January 5, 2015 - 0 Comments

This is a message for Mr Shaun Williams who messaged me through this site yesterday – Unfortunately my reply to you has bounced as the address was unknown. Could you possibly email me at barry.kirby@gloucestershire.gov.uk...

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December 22, 2014 - 3 Comments

We have heard that Eric Pickles MP, the Secretary of State for Local government, has again delayed the decision on the Javelin Park Incinerator that the Gloucestershire Tories have steam-rollered to its present position. We...

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November 24, 2014 - 6 Comments

A planning application has been submitted by ASDA to add a Petrol Station to the Kingsway site.  The Planning application can be found on the City Council website (Link to Application).  I am really keen...

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November 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

It’s that time of year where everyone is signing their children up to schools and joining the education machine.  However, many people don’t realise that there is another option, and that is to Home Educate....

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October 27, 2014 - 2 Comments

The bus services around the county are in for a big shake up starting next week.  I’m rather disappointed in these changes for the main reason that no-one seems to have been consulted as to...

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October 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

Normally I don’t watch Loose Women (honestly I don’t) but I saw on twitter that Cllr Karen Danczuk was going to be on so I thought I would tune in.  For those of you that...

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October 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

I have heard from a number of people that organisations within Kingsway are announcing that we have become our own ward within the city.  This is not the case and will not be until 2016....

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October 2, 2014 - 2 Comments

At a time where defection to UKIP from the Conservative Party is the fashionable thing to do, what does it say about the quality of a Tory MP when UKIP tells you that you’re not...

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