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Carlisle statue photo How the mighty are fallen. And how they crumble.

Last updated 8 October 2012
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It’s not snake oil. It’s the real deal

During the 90s the Charlatans had more hits than you can shake a microphone at, including The Only One I Know and North Country Boy.

Last updated 8 October 2012
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It’s people like Peter Dearman who make us great

According to latest figures, petrol sales slumped by 10 per cent this spring despite a dip in prices at the pumps.

Last updated 4 October 2012
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Very wet but also very tasty

Had a great time at the Taste Cumbria food festival in Cumbria at the weekend, despite the weather.

Last updated 4 October 2012
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National treasure always believed over little girls

The sad, sordid story of Sir Jimmy Savile’s now tattered reputation is one of a string of badly missed opportunities.

Last updated 2 October 2012
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Great idea but rubbish timing!

THE good news is October is Walk to School Month – which is a really, really splendid idea.

Last updated 2 October 2012
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Get with the programme motto Eric!

The new series of Mr & Mrs continues on ITV.

Last updated 1 October 2012
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Your car need a top-up?

As the cost of food continues to climb ridiculously, calls for farmers to stop growing crops for fuel are growing.

Last updated 27 September 2012
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So dear old Queenie, Corrie or Eastenders?

What’s wrong with us knowing what the dear old Queen thinks? Why can’t we be told whether she reckons we should build a bypass round Shrewsbury, have weekly bin collections or deport some hateful, evil loon intent on causing damage to this country, its people and his own religion of Islam? (2 comments)

Last updated 27 September 2012
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Andrew Mitchell is a pleb

Leading Tory minister Andrew Mitchell is a pleb – it’s official.

Last updated 27 September 2012
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Not a lifeline. It’s off the hook Vince

Nice guy and everything, but hasn’t Vince Cable just managed to confirm that the transgressing banks are now well and truly off the hook?

Last updated 25 September 2012
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We’re both proud plebs but that’s it!

No. Again, no. And to be absolutely clear – absolutely not.

Last updated 25 September 2012
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UK's don’t ask, don’t tell policy

annesept25 Nobody suspected she was pregnant – least of all, the mother herself. So, when a British servicewoman gave birth to a baby boy at Camp Bastion on Afghanistan’s frontline, the ensuing furore was almost comical in its spinning, screaming chaos. (1 comment)

Last updated 25 September 2012
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No prawn sandwich brigade up here

Some people feel football has sold its soul to business. The game used to be financed by the man on the terrace, whose money paid the wages of players who earned little more than the fans.

Last updated 24 September 2012
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You know who to call, Boycie

Only Fools and Horses star John Challis is coming to Cumbria. John, who played used-car salesman Boycie in the classic sitcom, will be signing copies of his new autobiography at the Carlisle branch of Waterstones next week.

Last updated 24 September 2012
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Why are Coldplay on air so often?

‘And now here’s Coldplay – again.” Have you ever wondered why certain artists dominate the airwaves?

Last updated 24 September 2012
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Ed Sheeran’s a big hit in CA postcode

A-haaar maties! Pass the rum an’ shiver me timbers, it seems we’re surrounded by pirates.

Last updated 20 September 2012
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Kate Middleton topless photos: Let's move on

Get over it. Our economy is in crisis, jobs and wages are shrinking and were sitting through the worst series of X Factor ever.

Last updated 20 September 2012
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Where’s the logic in closing our schools?

Last week we were told we should all have conservatories, this week, we learn funding for our schools should all change.

Last updated 20 September 2012
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It ended in tears last time, let’s not go there again

kate022 It’s that sense of deja-vu that makes the Duchess of Cambridge’s stolen holiday snaps such a heart-sinking disappointment. (13 comments)

Last updated 19 September 2012
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