Barry Kirby

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September 26, 2012 - 0 Comments

This is the transcript of an article from Quedgeley People in 2012 – As that site seems to be in decline, I thought publishing it here would be useful as its the first in depth...

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September 26, 2012 - 0 Comments

I read on This is Gloucestershire this morning that Cheltenham has decided that the numbers of houses they should cater for is unappealing and that they should lop 10,000 off their 28k quota.  This has...

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August 15, 2012 - 1 Comments

I read with interest in the Citizen that Community Leaders are celebrating the sod cutting of the new school in Kingsway.  I’m sure many would be celebrating, but I’m struggling to find one that actually...

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July 29, 2012 - 0 Comments

Yesterday was the Gloucester Carnival and I was a bit nervous to see just how the changes to the format of the day would work out and also just how the Severn FM crew would...

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May 28, 2012 - 0 Comments

Today we heard that, despite residents opposition, multiple Parish Councils opposition and the Stroud MPs opposition, the development of Sellars Farm has been approved on appeal.  This brings up 2 questions, firstly what is the...

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March 15, 2011 - 0 Comments

This time last year I had just attended my first candidate briefing, and remember coming out of it feeling overloaded with information and dates and official paperwork to fill in. Last night was this years...

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February 17, 2011 - 2 Comments

It seems that the forests are now not for sale, the Tory Led Government has had to cower under the roar of outrage from the public and will backtrack on its plans to give up the forests...

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January 21, 2011 - 3 Comments

I bet you have never heard of the Gloucester Business and Community Awards, that’s because they only exist in my head and on the short paper I have written. It came out of some of...

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January 18, 2011 - 0 Comments

I attended the Quedgeley Parish Council (QPC) full council meeting last night where, amongst other things, we set the precept for the next financial year.  The headline of this is that the precept will be...

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January 3, 2011 - 3 Comments

So this was our first proper rally as a family (Amanda and I attended a student rally in Oxford years ago, and I was around the Student protest last month, but that was more accident...

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