Red faces all round as the extravagant boss of the city’s publicly-funded investment agency temporarily finds herself… on the Insolvency Register!
Cllr Alex Folkes, cabinet member for finance with ultimate responsibility for collecting council tax, receives a bill for his own arrears – not for the first time!
How a canny change of name propelled would-be councillor Aktaruz Zaman up the ballot paper… but not, alas, into the corridors of power.
Having spent £200,000-plus trying to link an ex-councillor to a critical blog, the council finally decides it’s wasted enough of other people’s money.
Tory leader David Mackintosh bans a volunteer from the local museum after she objects to the sale of a valuable statue given to the town ‘in perpetuity’.
The county’s latest £75m cuts get the thumbs-up from the Gloucester Citizen – just as well as the paper’s editor is marrying the council’s Tory leader!