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Cinderella would have been better off dancing in Dr Martens

Festival footwear. Brace yourselves, girls... it’s a feminist issue.

Last updated 22 May 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Come on Jamie - put your money where your mouth is and tell us

Jamie Reed photo Some might call him a tease. Copeland MP Jamie Reed is an able politician, true Labour man, respected constituency member... but is he toying with us? (2 comments)

Last updated 19 May 2015
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It’s the thought that counts...

Gelt Gladiator photo If your idea of extreme sport matches mine – getting up from the sofa to brew a pot of tea – the spectacle that was Gelt Gladiator might well have passed you by.

Last updated 19 May 2015
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Worth going Dutch for a bit if Top Guns land in local

It was an unwelcome rude awakening when, at silly-o-clock in the morning, a Chinook helicopter circled the skies above sleepy heads – long before bedside alarms had kicked in.

Last updated 15 May 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Victory for the shy majority

Ballot box photo And there it was, in all its hushed, subdued glory. The biggest surprise of them all... a victory for the bashful. (27 comments)

Last updated 12 May 2015
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There’s something appealing about horizontal rain

The sun came out on Tuesday. Not long enough for a leg wax in garden-body preparation – but it did make an appearance between downpours.

Last updated 10 May 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

We have a duty to put a cross on the ballot paper

Not long now. Nearly there. Soon, serious bidders for the keys to Number 10 will find no more good reasons to look uncomfortable in rolled-up shirt sleeves and hard hats.

Last updated 6 May 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Spoilsport doctors’ advice is just not cricket, or rugby

Well now, here’s a fine kettle of muddy prop forwards. Rugby, in both of its proud disciplines, can be seriously damaging to your children’s health.

Last updated 1 May 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Worst reaction is no reaction at all

nicolasturgeon2fggf Women in politics have a difficult time. We know that because most of them say so.

Last updated 28 April 2015
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There are advantages to being downwardly mobile

Panic stations in Carlisle – and thereabouts. Mysterious mobile malfunctions are sending all kinds of folks into a fluster of fluff, feathers and unrepeatable expletives.

Last updated 24 April 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Hair to dye for?

emilyreay76yfgfg Life is full of rules – some necessary, some not; some relevant, some plainly daft. But let’s be honest, without rules we’d be lost.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Stage management rules in an election campaign

Twas on a Tuesday afternoon the Chancellor came to call – fashionably late, as so many A-list celebs often are.

Last updated 17 April 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Like or lump nuclear dump

It’s all kicking off again. The nuclear repository row, which so enflamed the anger of Cumbrian communities two years ago, is again igniting tempers. (18 comments)

Last updated 15 April 2015
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Muddy boys will be boys. And so will girls

Man in mud photo Mud, glorious mud. It’s an acquired taste those of us of a certain age tend to associate with young boys – the naughty kind – and their smelly dogs.

Last updated 10 April 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Man of letters stands by his friends in need

Prince Charles photo Inconsequential bluster and legal toing-and-froing over letters Prince Charles wrote to government departments, expressing personal views on matters he believed important, took on a new complexion lately.

Last updated 7 April 2015
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Politicians behaving nicely? It’s the purdah thing

The sky hasn’t fallen in yet. The heavens have opened a few times and Noah has put in his Easter DIY order with Homebase but, remarkably, most of us are getting along just fine.

Last updated 4 April 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Unfriendly and introverted? What, us? On yer bike!

Should anybody ask, you didn’t hear this from me... don’t believe everything you read in the papers.

Last updated 27 March 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Laying charges at hospital doors

This is an open letter to Whom It May Concern – which is the name most commonly used when no one has a clue who’s in charge. (8 comments)

Last updated 24 March 2015
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Idiotic grinning? Give me an honest scowl every time

Today, as if you didn’t already know, is International Day of Happiness – so, shoulders back, chest out, take a deep breath and grin.

Last updated 20 March 2015
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Looks like Yorkshire made a mi-steak with Jeremy Clarkson

Yorkshire has two sons for which it must apologise... and the other one, is Jeremy Clarkson. (9 comments)

Last updated 17 March 2015
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