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Can we handle Pride?

The Gay Pride party to be held later this year will be the most colourful and fun event in the county since Radio1’s Big Weekend – there may even be a few Lady Gagas there.

Last updated 26 May 2011
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Lady GaGa brings in the brass

Well, there’s no doubt that Radio 1’s Big Weekend was a massive success.

Last updated 19 May 2011
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Ever get the feeling you’ve been ad?

We now have product placement in our movies and TV shows and we’re being fed more ads when we watch films on TV.

Last updated 19 May 2011
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Theft of Biggles is a flying shame

It is a shocking disgrace that a valuable first edition book has been stolen from a charity shop.

Last updated 19 May 2011
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You’d be a Twit to think you have got any privacy at all

Has Twitter killed off privacy? Will it make us a better-behaved and more moral society?

Last updated 12 May 2011
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How's the sky the limit when it sounds so utterly ridiculous?

Good to see The Apprentice back – there just aren’t enough motormouths fuelled by super-charged egos on TV these days.

Last updated 12 May 2011
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Wiped off the board

Thrusting confidently forward into the 21st century, Cumbria County Council has decided to scrap a parking space early warning system for motorists.

Last updated 12 May 2011
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‘No’ voters have been a turn-off

I am just a normal, average bloke and like other, normal, average blokes, I’m left dizzy, confused and angry by the childish arguments we’ve had for and against Alternative Voting.

Last updated 5 May 2011
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Who is Dr Who TV show for?

It's the biggest and most complicated mystery he’s yet faced – but just WHO is Dr Who aimed at?

Last updated 5 May 2011
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Bin Laden's death just a trophy kill?

President Barack Obama says the world will be a safer place now that the US Special Forces have finally managed to track down and kill Osama Bin Laden.

Last updated 5 May 2011
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FA has the final say

I have great childhood memories of FA Cup final day. It was the big match of the season, it was the game that ended the season and it was always sunny.

Last updated 4 May 2011
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999 fine would fix those funny feet

You’re either desperately lonely or desperately dim if you call for medical attention for a “funny-looking foot” – or because you’re stuck in the bath.

Last updated 28 April 2011
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Big fun in the back garden

It’s a terrible shame that plans have been ditched to set up a giant screen in Carlisle so those fans without tickets can watch the stars of Radio 1’s Big Weekend.

Last updated 28 April 2011
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A ---- time was had by all!

I hope everybody who got time off had a great Easter and will enjoy this weekend’s long weekend as well.

Last updated 28 April 2011
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Fee fighters may be losers

When the Conservative-led Government announced that our universities could possibly treble their £3,000 fees, they thought it would only be the big posh ones, like Oxford, Cambridge and a couple of London ones.

Last updated 21 April 2011
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Bonkers to miss out Carlisle

This is only the third year for the Lakes Alive festival, but already the bonkers-but-brilliant performances are one of the highlights of the summer for me.

Last updated 21 April 2011
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Lessons in school of hard knocks

CONKERS are being banned from more and more school playgrounds because of fears over children suffering from nut allergies.

Last updated 21 April 2011
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More than a library can be

A bag of onions, two pound of potatoes, tea...coffee...a Wilbur Smith and a Mills & Boon. Our shopping lists look set to change for ever.However, as much as I like and support libraries, it is hard to justify maintaining a small branch, like Denton Holme in Carlisle or Moorclose in Workington, when there is another, better one a short bus ride or a walk away.

Last updated 14 April 2011
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Summer of fun after Gaga goes

COULD Cumbria become home of the summer festival?

Last updated 14 April 2011
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Wave your cash goodbye but buy our fish

IT has been a week of banking news.

Last updated 14 April 2011
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