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How could they have got it so wrong? Last week the Health Secretary dashed the hopes of frontline officers when he decided they would get no priority in vaccine rollout. Worse than that, they wouldn’t even be getting the left overs! Damaging for moral The Chair of the Police...

We can all agree that “You can’t please all the people all the time”.

We all have differing views, good days and bad days and none of us are perfect or infallible.

You could not have survived in either of my former professions if you thought otherwise.

I was delighted to see Gloucestershire ahead of the rest for its vaccine roll out, which calls for an unequivocal big thank you to all the surgeries, vaccine centres, volunteers, firefighters and many others who made it possible. 

But could we do even better?

The headline issued before Christmas from the Government with regards to police funding was full of festive cheer.... £6.6 million investment in policing in Gloucestershire was the headline as you can see from the main picture with this article. BUT... that figure was not the whole picture.

Today, I refer you to the British writer C.S. Lewis, probably best known for his ‘Tales of Narnia’ who said “You can’t go back and change the beginning but you can start where you are and change the ending.

For while even the most optimistic person will have found 2020 challenging, I believe we will win the battle with Coronavirus and emerge better for it.