Barry Kirby

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September 4, 2017 - 2 Comments

There is currently a consultation from Gloucester City Council that Gloucester should be a Royal city, and why not, why shouldn’t Gloucester aspire to be a Royal city, particularly as it could be used to...

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August 23, 2017 - 0 Comments

Anybody who has known me any length of time knows that I’m not the slimmest or fittest person in the world.  There are many reasons for this, both physical and psychological.  But on the back...

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July 20, 2017 - 0 Comments

10 years ago, the rains started to come down and the impact upon Gloucestershire was quick, brutal and long reaching.  The effects can still be seen today with Gloucestershire Tigers still not back in Gloucester...

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April 19, 2017 - 1 Comments

Yesterday, Teresa May threw down the gauntlet in quite a bold move by calling a general election.  There are possibly many reasons for this, she may not have the votes within the conservative party to...

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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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September 15, 2014 - 1 Comments

The Tory MP for Gloucester has called for Gloucester’s Religious Groups and Political Groups to be banned from joining in the parades for Gloucester Carnival and Gloucester Day itself.  In the next, rather gob smacking turn...

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June 24, 2014 - 0 Comments

Richard Graham, the MP for Gloucester has announced on twitter today that he has resigned from the role as Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) in the foreign and Commonwealth office (FCO).  He cited the reasons that...

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April 22, 2014 - 1 Comments

Richard Graham MP is radiating smugness that the local paper, the Citizen, has apologised for the representation of his views on mobile phones and food banks.  On twitter last night he was proclaiming that Gloucester Labour take...

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September 7, 2013 - 0 Comments

Today I was involved in the Gloucester Day celebrations, which involved 2 parades and manning a street stall.  The Barton Mock Mayor parade and ceremony reminds us all that providing a bit of fun in...

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September 5, 2013 - 0 Comments

I had a weeks holiday this week, enjoying some beautiful weather, camping with family and friends in the Forest of Dean.  That said, I was back in Gloucester on Wednesday to attend the County Council...

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