VIDEO: Stroud people share what the NHS has done for them...

VIDEO: Stroud people share what the NHS has done for them...

It is easy to forget how much the NHS has transformed our daily lives since it was created 70 years ago as the ground-breaking initiative of the post-war government. So I am delighted at the enthusiasm with which the #NHS70 anniversary is being celebrated here in Stroud.

It's been good to see the blue and white bunting fluttering in churches, shops, and cafes across the constituency. Our NHS is our most treasured public service and to mark its anniversary we spoke to people about what the NHS means to them and their families.

Unused planning permissions should be given to those who will build homes we need

Unused planning permissions should be given to those who will build homes we need

Unitary authority can reverse Gloucestershire's vanishing local government

Unitary authority can reverse Gloucestershire's vanishing local government