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Mark Green

MPs will find a way (out)

The latest money-saving scheme to be floated by the Government involves cutting the pay of civil servants who work in the regions.

Last updated 22 March 2012
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The torch can light up region

So a funny looking torch is being carried round Cumbria for a few days in the build-up to the Olympic Games. So what?

Last updated 22 March 2012
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Trying to enforce smoke ban would be playing with fire

On the face of it, this sounds like a sensible scheme.

Last updated 15 March 2012
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It’s a rude awakening

It's the end of civilisation as we know it!

Last updated 15 March 2012
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City scene is back on song

It has been a long time coming, but finally we have a big-name follow-up to Radio 1’s Big Weekend last year.

Last updated 15 March 2012
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Is NHS care better than we often think?

As the row over Government plans to reform the NHS intensifies, I thought you might like to see this remarkable snapshot of the service, provided by someone with no vested interest in it.

Last updated 8 March 2012
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Join police to make life better, not for profits

A man with the big golden ‘M’ stitched onto his cap saying: “Scuse me sir, would you mind blowing into this Guinness-sponsored breathalyser please?”

Last updated 8 March 2012
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Make politics fun or we’ll all lose

It's always a lovely surprise when Vladimir Putin wins an election.

Last updated 8 March 2012
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Brave new apps world is looking creepier

We use them to buy and listen to music, store and share photos, read a newspaper, get maps or recipes and even find a wife...

Last updated 1 March 2012
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For capital nosh, stay in Cumbria

The first hints of what this year’s Taste Cumbria food festival will be offering have been revealed – and it’s already looking very, er, tasty.

Last updated 1 March 2012
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What are we all? We’re different!

This week I wrote a feature asking the question what makes us British?

Last updated 1 March 2012
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The Brits – back to their chaotic best

In case you hadn’t noticed it, we’re deep into the awards season now.

Last updated 23 February 2012
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Politicians should be listening

Some good news, some not so good news on the health front for Cumbria this week.

Last updated 23 February 2012
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Boiled eggs in the shower? That won’t beat drought

The declaration of a drought in the south and east of the country has sparked new calls to look into plans to pump water down from the lush, rain-soaked north and is a major cause for concern for the Olympics organisers.

Last updated 23 February 2012
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Only soft southerners and Becks wear vests, right?

Time was, you used to be called a cissy and a mummy’s boy if you were caught wearing a vest.

Last updated 16 February 2012
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Hurrah for high culture and haute couture

There are pop-up shops and restaurants, so why not museums and art galleries?

Last updated 16 February 2012
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What services are we prepared to chuck on the tip?

This weekend marks the end of consultation over controversial plans to cut Cumbria’s recycling sites.

Last updated 16 February 2012
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Tuesday: Don’t do tripe

It is Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, so get your excuses in now...

Last updated 9 February 2012
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Pedalo-power is the way to keep Falklands British

It's easy to have a laugh at the expense of our ‘naked pedalo’ men as they have become known to the nation and most of the world.

Last updated 9 February 2012
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Cumbrian hospitals need a quick cure

Hurrah! The long wait is finally over. The board of the North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs our two major hospitals in Carlisle and Whitehaven, has decided that Northumbria Healthcare should take over the running of our healthcare.

Last updated 2 February 2012
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