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King Richard is ours, so bring him home now

Home is always where the heart is. Not where the horse falls nor in the council car park under which the bones lie. It’s the place that makes the soul sing.

Last updated 8 February 2013
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Give me the full fat option

After years of being told butter is bad, veg oil is good and low-fat spreads make us healthier, apparently it’s all wrong.

Last updated 7 February 2013
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American school rules are simply Coco-nuts

Two of the favourite targets for moaners in this country are ‘health and safety’ rules and ‘politically correct’ regulations.

Last updated 7 February 2013
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Never a wise move to defend child smacking

There are times when it’s wisest to shut up and say nowt – even when you’re bursting to have your say. (22 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2013
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Take Richard home

Skull photo Those ghostly cries, muffled and eerily diluted by exhaust fumes hovering and swirling over Leicester, seem unmistakable ... now that we know.

Last updated 6 February 2013
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Now all we need are some dodgy geezers (maybe not)

TV cops photo Reiver wonders if the producers of Police Interceptors knew what they were letting themselves in for when they came to Cumbria.

Last updated 4 February 2013
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Women, take some precautions

Tory MP Richard Graham has been bitterly lambasted for saying women are putting themselves at risk of rape by staggering around the night streets wearing short skirts and high heels. (10 comments)

Last updated 29 January 2013
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If you don’t like it, Anna, sort it out

I don’t remember many quotable nuggets from my school Shakespeare days. Very few in fact.

Last updated 29 January 2013
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Come clean on nuclear waste and represent the public’s opinion

There are many different areas for debate, concern, explanation and examination that need to be dealt with before any decision is made over the possible siting of an underground repository for nuclear waste in the west of Cumbria. (30 comments)

Last updated 24 January 2013
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January. It’s always dire

They said it would be the most miserable day of the year and they got it just about right – unless you were a teacher, pupil or school-running parent spotting snow before first light, that is. (4 comments)

Last updated 22 January 2013
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That roof‘ll be going nowhere

Congratulations to slating firm K L Venning. The Orton-based company is re-roofing the whole of Coronation Street, including the Rovers Return, as the programme moves to a new set.

Last updated 21 January 2013
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Back your local butcher for burgers without horse

So, there he was having a quick lunch in a Tesco cafe, when the waitress asked him if he would like anything on his burger.

Last updated 18 January 2013
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Alice Pyne has taught us all how to live

Alice Pyne  photo We can learn a great deal from the all too short life of Cumbria’s exceptional Alice Pyne.

Last updated 15 January 2013
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Bowie: The golden oldie returns

So David Bowie is back. To celebrate his 66th birthday, he has released a new single and we are promised an album will follow.

Last updated 10 January 2013
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Monopoly change: A token gesture?

There was sad and shock news from the world of traditional family games this week.

Last updated 10 January 2013
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Fellowship. But only for Church’s old boys

As a much younger woman, many moons ago, I suppose I was a bit of a feminist. (5 comments)

Last updated 8 January 2013
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Your Majesty, don’t speak or move a muscle

As you know I’m not the biggest fan of the Royals but even I think the latest slice of ‘celebrating’ Queenie’s Jubilee year has gone too far.

Last updated 21 December 2012
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Christmas is a time for children after all

Marks & Spencer advert photo It will be interesting to see if takings are down in certain supermarkets this year and whether Marks & Spencer suffers a downturn in profits.

Last updated 21 December 2012
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What did Santa bring for the baby Jesus?

It’s a simple enough story – baby born out of wedlock, in an outbuilding and in poverty did pretty well in the end and changed the world. (4 comments)

Last updated 20 December 2012
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Stay out of people’s private lives

In the grand scheme of things – and in a real world where innocents are slaughtered in their schoolrooms and homelessness, abject poverty and hunger live cheek by jowl with eyewatering wealth – it matters not a jot. (7 comments)

Last updated 20 December 2012
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