The Gay Police Association, Gloucestershire (GPAG) will be participating in this year’s Gloucestershire Pride on Saturday, June 16. The event, which is held in Gloucester Park, is the seventh Pride to be held in the county.

Pride will begin at midday with speeches from various VIPs outside Shire Hall in the city’s Westgate Street.

Among the speakers will be Assistant Chief Constable, Richard Berry on behalf of the Constabulary.

This will be followed by a parade through the city centre to the Park where there will be a variety of stalls, displays and entertainment.

The Gay Police Association are managing a display and information tent, with the aim of encouraging better engagement with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) community.

The Association will be supported by colleagues from the e-fit team, the Roads Policing Unit, the Dog Section, the fingerprint section, Scenes of Crime officers and GPA members from across the Constabulary.

If you would like to take part in this day of celebration please contact the GPA.