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Your gold letter day will come

In towns and cities around the UK, postboxes are being painted gold in recognition of Team GB’s Olympic champions.

Last updated 13 August 2012
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British cycling: It's got more gold than a gangsta rapper

The global domination by team GB of all things to do with pedalling and rowing has spread to Cumbria.

Last updated 9 August 2012
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On the run from Olympic Games

The French say they would have staged it much better and accuse our all-conquering cyclists of using “magic wheels” to beat their best pedal pushers.

Last updated 9 August 2012
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Big cat spotted by yeti

Is there some crazed wild beast stalking the wilderness of Cumbria?

Last updated 9 August 2012
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We were right all along...

Wait long enough and everything that goes around comes around again to prove you weren’t such a silly old witterer after all. (1 comment)

Last updated 7 August 2012
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When inflation gets out of hand

The Darwin Awards is a website which celebrates gross stupidity by humankind.

Last updated 6 August 2012
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In tears over the rowing? You’ve got to be choking

From her hot foreign holiday hideaway, friend Twinkle was getting a bit teary. “I don’t believe myself,” she said in a whimper suggesting either she or the mobile line was cracking up... on account of excessive sun-drenching perhaps.

Last updated 3 August 2012
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It is the taking part that counts

There are only two sections to the nation’s newspapers and news reports: the Olympics pages and the latest grim news on the economy.

Last updated 2 August 2012
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London Olympics opening ceremony was bonkers - and stunning

Bonkers. No two ways about it. The Olympics opening ceremony spun so far off the wall, it broke the sound barrier. (13 comments)

Last updated 31 July 2012
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Think of the children!

Once again Cumbria has failed in its bid to attract cash and the chance to work with shopping guru Mary Portas.

Last updated 30 July 2012
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I’ve got a good idea children... let’s get bored

It was Monday when my eldest (he’s 10) said: “This summer holiday is going exactly as I wanted it to... slowly.”

Last updated 26 July 2012
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I know how to get away from Olympics coverage

Notice how I’ve avoided any mention of the Olym- DOH!

Last updated 26 July 2012
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A white paper on who to upset next

I’m not sure who this coalition government wants to upset next.

Last updated 26 July 2012
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Why can’t you let us enjoy the Games, Seb?

By now, we might have expected colourful bunting to have appeared all over the place again. (13 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2012
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Fairtrade must begin at home to help our dairy farmers

It didn’t ought to be so difficult. Why waste more time in argument? A farmer whose business is to produce milk has to be able to make his business pay. (12 comments)

Last updated 24 July 2012
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Calling the extra 7,700 women out there in Cumbria

The initial census findings which have just been published prove what Reiver has always known – that Cumbrians are among the wisest people in the land.

Last updated 23 July 2012
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Buried treasures on our coastline

Plans have been drawn up to improve Maryport harbour – but they don’t go far enough.

Last updated 19 July 2012
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Olympic Games security: Heads used to roll for things like this

Just when you decide it’s time to be positive about those Games – more beaten into submission than newly sporty – along come the circus clowns to hurl a few more gremlins into the works. (10 comments)

Last updated 17 July 2012
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Don’t blame the gulls – would you like to be disturbed while mating?

‘Suspense and shock beyond anything you have seen or imagined!’ No, not another England penalty shoot-out.

Last updated 16 July 2012
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The future of barbies?

Triumphing over adversity is one of those things Britain is supposed to excel at.

Last updated 16 July 2012
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