In 2011 I led a small group to link our celebration of the relief of the Siege of Gloucester (Gloucester Day: reinvented by Alan Myatt in 2008 on the first Saturday of September) to the national Heritage Open Days programme (second weekend of Sep), fill the gap with a week of talks at Blackfriars
During a particularly hot summer, with bedroom windows open everywhere in Gloucester, the noise of the seagulls during their breeding season has been a source of sleep deprivation for many residents here. And that’s putting it politely.
One aspect of membership of the EU that most of us have always found very hard to defend has been the Common Fisheries Policy - under which lots of other countries have been allowed to fish in UK waters, discarding dead fish caught over quota.
Gloucester this summer is packed with even more great family events from food and culture festivals to funfairs, than ever before. Here are some of the best I've seen and everything is free entry unless indicated.
Thanks to the c700 constituents who came to my street stall on Saturday and discussed NHS70 and did my street survey with volunteers. Lots of helpful feedback on what you care about most in Gloucester.