Saturday / May 07, 2016 /

Thank you

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A very big thank you to everyone who supported me. In the next day or so I’ll write a little more to keep you up to date……thank you. Martin

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Saturday / Apr 30, 2016 /

No 11 A compassionate approach

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  All of the priorities in my Police and Crime Plan are aimed not only at making Gloucestershire a good place to live, work and visit but also about ensuring a society that is fair, just and compassionate. That compassion extends to animals and their ability to enjoy a life free of cruelty.   Many…

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Friday / Apr 29, 2016 /

No 10 – A green and pleasant county – for now and in the future

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All of the priorities in my Police and Crime Plan are aimed not only at making Gloucestershire a good place to live, work and visit but also about ensuring a society that is fair, just and compassionate. The Constabulary employs almost 1800 people, owns many buildings and operates more than 400 vehicles. While I am…

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Friday / Apr 29, 2016 /

No 9 – Safer cyber

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  I was the first Police and Crime Commissioner in the country to make fighting cybercrime a policing priority and this work will continue. Since launching the safer cyber priority in 2014 the Constabulary has made excellent progress, attracting praise form the Home Secretary, local business and local people. It will strive to maintain its…

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Friday / Apr 29, 2016 /

Why Will pulled out of the BBC debate.

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It would be an understatement to say I was not angry when  the Tory party candidate in the Gloucestershire Police & Crime Commissioner election pulled out of the BBC debate at very short notice. It was particularly galling as I firmly believed this was a tactical withdrawal following his dreadful performance at all the other…

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Wednesday / Apr 27, 2016 /

No 8 Solving your road safety problem?

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 Within the first three months of my second term a new team will be created within the Road Safety Partnership.   The ‘Road Safety Problem Solving Hub’ will be formed and become the central point of referrals for all parishes, towns, schools, individuals and communities who have concerns about any road safety issue in their…

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Wednesday / Apr 27, 2016 /

No 7 – Safe and social driving

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  Although we are privileged to live in a rural county, we must acknowledge the higher road safety risk that exists and that is why I will continue to make Safe & social driving a priority. 60% of all road fatalities occur on rural roads and around the UK 3 people die on country roads…

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Wednesday / Apr 27, 2016 /

No 6 – Older but not overlooked

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  All of the priorities in my Police and Crime Plan are aimed not only at making Gloucestershire a good place to live, work and visit but also about ensuring a society that is fair, just and compassionate. The Older but not overlooked priority will continue because I want our older people to feel and…

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Wednesday / Apr 27, 2016 /

Update No 5 – CCTV review

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I am committed to the upgrade and continued use of CCTV in the county and will continue to support local initiatives through the Commissioner’s Fund. CCTV is an essential part of policing and community safety in Gloucestershire. During my last term in office I invested in upgrading local schemes put forward by local communities and…

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Monday / Apr 25, 2016 /

From Roger Head – Successful business man & former High Sheriff.

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Elections might not be as eagerly awaited as buses but, as the saying goes, you wait for one and several come along at once. It’s not surprising that the EU referendum is dominating the news agenda, and that’s why I want to highlight another election that is very important to Gloucestershire but is in danger…

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