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A Vibrant & Healthy Gloucester

A couple of stories in the Citizen have particularly attracted my attention this week. First, on Wednesday, Stanhope, who are slated to undertake the re-vamp of King’s Quarter, criticised plans to upgrade the Quays to include new restaurants, shops and … Continue reading

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King’s Quarter

Finally, after many years of waiting, it looks like Gloucester is getting somewhere with redeveloping the centre of the city. Gloucester City Council have now formally backed the scheme put forward by Stanhope PLC for a £60 million pound development … Continue reading

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Graffiti: Vandalism, Art or Political Commentary?

After much debate and wrangling, work is finally beginning on the development of the old Gloscat site as part of the Greyfriars redevelopment. Clearly not everyone is delighted by the plans, however. Negative views about the Greyfriars development have been … Continue reading

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King’s Quarter Regeneration

It would appear that the days are numbered for the much-reviled Golden Egg building in King’s Square. According to a report in the Citizen on Wednesday a planning application has been submitted to demolish it. This should come as no … Continue reading

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Ghost Town

  Gloucester is a very historic city and, therefore, has many a ghostly tale attached to it – don’t take my word for it, ask the resident Ghost Lady, Lyn Cinderey, who spends much of her time either seeking them … Continue reading

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Traffic Calming Revisited

This is an unprecedented second blog in the same day, but I thought I should provide a quick update on the traffic calming issue that I blogged about here. I visited the exhibition at Brockworth Community Centre last Wednesday and … Continue reading

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Love it or Hate it: Traffic Calming and Football

This is my second blog in as many days – clearly I am spoiling you! However, for some reason two unrelated but equally vexing issues raised themselves in my awareness today and I just feel the need to get them … Continue reading

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