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  • Not all politicians are waste of time

    I THOUGHT I had given up writing for Christmas. This being such a busy period. But I was moved to write in response to Jeremy Marchant's dispiriting demolition...

  • Well done Kirby, right on target

    AS usual Martin Kirby hits the nail squarely on the head (Citizen, November 28). I felt compelled to rerun Wilson & Keppel's Sand Dance and listen once...

  • Pub rent U-turn is bitter victory

    CONGRATULATIONS to publicans who will soon be free of the shocking rental conditions that have been crippling pubs for decades.Last week the Government was...

  • Why vote for MP without power?

    I AM a Gloucester man born and bred and still live in Longlevens – well within the city limits. There is a large sign that informs me of this whenever I...

  • Missing link will not beat jams

    THE campaign opposing the Cotswold motorway link has been launched (change.org/p/no-loop-scheme-in-the-cotswolds-anob) and is gathering support from those who...

  • Time to stand up for the locals

    On November 14, when the planning committee votes on whether to destroy a rich wildlife site by granting permission for the Cinderford Northern Quarter, I hope...

  • Unseen side of care home staff

     IT WAS disappointing to read your report of the CQC inspections of care homes (Citizen, October 18).My wife has been a resident of Deanwood Lodge in...

  • Railway triangle going to waste

    AT the critical time in the planning process, it would appear that the developers have managed to persuade the authorities that their development plan for the...

  • Community help is nothing new

    WHAT wonderful people live in The Royal Forest of Dean.I volunteer with the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign branch in the Royal Forest of Dean and on Saturday again...

  • City pubs lack a warm welcome

    WEDNESDAY evening in Gloucester is on the whole a good place to go for a social drink for myself and old mate of mine that I have known for years. We do the...

  • Pay NHS staff by hour to stop sick days

    NOT a day goes by that we don't hear from the media that there is trouble within the NHS.I worked for the NHS for more than 20 years and enjoyed every minute of...

  • County in need of foster carers

    I REFER to your article about the £1.3million black hole in the county council's projected budget for placing children in care (Citizen October 9, 'County...

  • No house details for our residents

    ONCE again the ones most affected are not informed about the planned development on their doorstep. Just like the freezer store at Barnwood where the people...