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1 February 2012
As previously reported in the Socialist, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is planning to close all 39 of its local offices and centralise operations at its Swansea headquarters.
31 January 2012
To the sound of hoots of support from passing traffic, the delivery lorries supplying Walls Ice Cream in Gloucester were backing up, as drivers refused to cross the picket line
23 November 2010
'HOW WOULD you like your cuts?,' the 'consultations' by Gloucestershire County Council's (GCC) Road Show asked, mainly when working people could not attend, writes Gloucestershire Socialist Party.
23 November 2010
On 17 November FBU members from Gloucestershire joined the 2,000 firefighters who poured out of their rally at Westminster and blocked the road outside Parliament, writes Chris Moore, Gloucestershire Socialist Party.
22 November 2010
'How would you like your cuts?' was the theme of Road Show consultations held by Gloucestershire County Council (GCC), mainly when working people could not attend...
27 January 2010
The University of Gloucestershire (UoG) is £36 million in debt and plans £3 million of cuts by July 2010, writes Chris Moore.
28 October 2009
Cars hooted their support as postal workers' picket lines were solid across Gloucestershire this week, even more so than during the 2007 strike, writes Chris Moore, Gloucestershire Socialist Party.
25 March 2009
Comment: Twenty year old Ashley Jenkins has recently joined the Socialist Party. Here he explains his experiences as a tenant in Gloucester...
15 October 2008
The proposed takeover of HBOS by Lloyds TSB will result in anything from 20,000 to 40,000 jobs being cut, writes a Cheltenham and Gloucester bank worker.
2 October 2008
TWO YEARS after they were first flooded, Gloucester residents Martin Ison and Tina Spiers are still cramped into the upstairs of their house while below reeks of damp and looks like a building site, writes Chris Moore, Gloucestershire.
7 May 2008
The Socialist would welcome reports from readers of any other anti-cuts election successes, writes Chris Moore and Derek McMillan.
30 April 2008
PHIL JORDAN, South West Regional chair of the FBU (Fire Brigades Union) and Gloucester trades council president, is standing in Tuffley for the Gloucester city elections on 1 May as an independent...
23 April 2008
ON 19 April a Save Our Post Offices (SOPO) rally in Gloucester's shopping centre attracted 50 local campaigners...
2 April 2008
SAVE OUR Post Offices (SOPO) campaigners have scored a first-stage victory by forcing Gloucestershire county council (GCC) to consider an 'Essex type' rescue plan for the 27 post offices facing closure in the county, writes Chris Moore, Save Our Post Offices campaign.
14 November 2007
Postal workers on strike in 2007
11 October 2007
THE RESPONSE from CWU members in Gloucester to renewed strike action has been overwhelming...
4 October 2007
Gloucester Mail Centre: THE COMMUNICATION Workers Union (CWU) campaign to fight plans to close Gloucester Mail Centre has forced Royal Mail to abandon its proposal to move work from Gloucester to Swindon... By Chris Moore, Gloucestershire Socialist Party
9 August 2007
Flood waters have subsided in most areas and electricity has been restored. Running water has been returned to most homes in the county, but we can't drink it, wash-up in it nor clean our teeth with it yet... By John Ewers, Gloucestershire Socialist Party
24 July 2007
Caution wet floor - flooding in the centre of Gloucester, photo Chris Moore
19 July 2007
Postal workers on strike, photo Socialist Party
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