Barry Kirby

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June 13, 2014 - 1 Comments

When you write to your MP, you would hope that your data is treated with respect, especially as some of it could be very personal.   I have written to my local MP in the...

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March 28, 2014 - 0 Comments

Kingsway Community Centre is a resource that I have been looking forward to for such a long time, and now seeing it being built is brilliant.  However, now it is so close, there are arguments...

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February 24, 2014 - 0 Comments

Lets be under no illusion, the cuts are getting deeper and more widespread and the ability for Councils to cope with the reduced funding is pretty much gone.  This is not helped by the the...

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October 30, 2013 - 0 Comments

Just a small note to highlight the launch of a new business network based in Kingsway and Quedgeley, called the Kingsway Quedgeley Networking Association.  It is aimed at Micro and Small businesses within the area...

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July 5, 2012 - 0 Comments

After a long day at work, the family and I ventured into Gloucester to see the Night Market.  Given that it was 8pm by the time we got there, I was hoping that things hadn’t...

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February 14, 2012 - 0 Comments

The proposal to have an Asda on the entrance to Kingsway took another step forward last weekend when there was a consultation held to inform the public and to take on concerns.  I attended on the Friday...

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July 16, 2011 - 2 Comments

As mentioned in my previous post, there is a bit of a consultation going on at Javelin Park by the last 2 competitors in the ring to provide the “Energy from Waste” facility (that’s an incinerator...

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July 1, 2011 - 0 Comments

As I am an employee of a large company and I have never had my own business, I have never had much to do with Business Rates.  I assumed it provided “business services” and the...

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June 9, 2011 - 1 Comments

For a while now, the folks in North Warehouse (and other places) have been working on the Gloucester City Vision and the City Development Strategy.  These two seemingly innocuous documents will set the bedrock of...

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February 8, 2011 - 1 Comments

I had the distinct pleasure of taking my family down to the Gloucester Docks and pop into “On Toast” for coffee and a post work “pick me up”. David Purchase has had a bit of a rollercoaster...

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