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Sunday, 25 January 2015

Columns archive

Always look on the bright side

Louise Allonby HOW lovely that, in this week of Blue Monday – apparently, the most depressing day of the year–- the Evening Mail has launched its Be Happy campaign: a week of celebrating those little things in life that make us smile.

Last updated 21 January 2015
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Warning: wet and windy weather alert

EM Peter Grenville column I SPOTTED a bit of a novelty in the Met Office forecast for today – it doesn’t have a Weather Warning attached to it.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Let’s welcome plan for Ulverston

ULVERSTON will be “swamped with houses” is the claim made by some of our local councillors, whilst others welcome jobs and prosperity to their town.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Pledge on NHS

AN incoming Labour administration will focus on the need to recognise the hospital funding problems created by the isolation of Morecambe Bay – in sharp contrast to this government’s demand for £25m of cuts which place health services under threat.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Parking problems are the big issue

ALONG with dog dirt and out-of-town shopping developments, few things stir up readers of local newspapers more than traffic problems.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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LAKES VOICE


Are you passionate about your area?
The Evening Mail has launched community pages in the paper written by the community for the community. If you are part of a community group or have something to say about your town this is your chance to make your voice heard.
South Lakes news will be published every Wednesday. The deadline for all copy and pictures is the previous Monday at 2pm.
Please make sure all emails are clearly marked with your name and area.


Send your news to: community.em@cnmedia.co.uk
Pictures to: pictures.furness@cnmedia.co.uk

Election is just around corner

YOU may have heard a little bit about this, but apparently there’s a general election looming.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Mayor campaign makes no sense

AT the start of the new year I learnt that a “major grassroots campaign” had been launched to call for a directly-elected mayor to run Cumbria County Council.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Christmas clear-up is a year-round job

HOW are those New Year resolutions going? Fallen by the wayside or still going strong?

Last updated 16 January 2015
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Oasis has offered more than coffee

WORRYING news so soon into the new year – my local bakery/coffee shop has closed. Now what am I meant to do?

Last updated 9 January 2015
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Plenty to fight for in coming year

Tim Farron HAPPY New Year. I hope you had a great time over Christmas and are looking forward to an exciting 2015.

Last updated 8 January 2015
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Fat chance of tackling obesity

Louise Allonby LIVING as we do in officially the fattest county of the country, Cumbria (home to the fattest borough, Copeland), the issue of obesity cannot be ignored.

Last updated 7 January 2015
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Beating the blues, brick by tiny brick

SO back to work yesterday after a lovely 10 days off, and I definitely have a case of the January blues.

Last updated 6 January 2015
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Made great chums after joining group

EM Darren McSweeney HAPPY new year everyone, let’s hope it’s a great one for us all.

Last updated 5 January 2015
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Xmas leftovers - second helpings

EM Peter Grenville column WELCOME to 2015! Don’t worry – no-one can legally make you eat a sprout again for another 11 and a half months.

Last updated 2 January 2015
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Here’s what the new year offers

Louise Allonby WHAT with today being New Year’s Eve, I’ve decided to polish up my crystal ball to give you a sneak preview of what 2015 may have in store for us here in South Cumbria.

Last updated 15 October 2099
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Furness Enterprise vital to our future

EM John Woodcock THE news that Furness Enterprise may be forced to cease operating at the end of the month has come as a real blow to this area.

Last updated 20 December 2014
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Testing times for Santa

Louise Allonby DEAR Santa, I understand you will shortly be visiting this area to carry out work.

Last updated 17 December 2014
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Missing point of food bank figures

EM Ann McVea column header DON’T you just love it when a government minister tries to tell you what you know to be true is in fact not true at all? (1 comment)

Last updated 16 December 2014
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Outdoor lights are a challenge

EM Darren McSweeney ANOTHER week, another column, but the appearance of this one will no doubt bring great relief to my readers (or reader if it’s only you that reads it, Little Anne).

Last updated 15 December 2014
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Losing the plot at the allotment

EM Peter Grenville column I HAVE a dream. A dream where the green fingered come together to make something beautiful (assuming the slugs don’t get it first).

Last updated 12 December 2014
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