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Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Rediscover our pride and joy

Louise Allonby I AM very proud indeed to be English. British, yes, but first and foremost English. And why should I not be proud?

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Idea shows little things matter

EM Ann McVea column header I’VE never been at the forefront of the latest trends – you only have to look at my wardrobe to realise that.

Last updated 15 April 2014
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A cause worth uniting behind

EM Darren McSweeney HOW many miles does a Furness cancer patient travel whilst undergoing a typical 20-session radiotherapy treatment?

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Your vote will count in May

EM Peter Thornton column POLITICIANS are used to conflict. Even local councillors, at the gentler end of politics, are used to this. It’s what we sign up for and it’s why my wife, Hazel, often says to me “I wouldn’t do your job, whatever anyone says”!

Last updated 14 April 2014
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Sold on the old curiosity shop

EM Peter Grenville column A RECENT day out reminded me how much the retail experience has altered during my lifetime – and it’s not all good.

Last updated 11 April 2014
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Essential to move fast on inactivity

EM John Woodcock WE all know in the back of our minds that planting ourselves night-after-night in front of the TV – or the laptop – can have a negative impact on our health.

Last updated 10 April 2014
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Beeb shouldn’t be embarrassed

Louise Allonby THE BBC has come in for criticism this week for having too few women in the teams on University Challenge. (1 comment)

Last updated 9 April 2014
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Couldn’t fault my treatment

EM Ann McVea column header NO-ONE ever wants to go into hospital. No matter how serious your problem, secretly you hope there is an alternative to spending a night in a strange room with five other people who all feel exactly the same.

Last updated 8 April 2014
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We need all the cards on table

EM Darren McSweeney ANOTHER example of what I call “trust-speak” surfaced last week – when Jackie Daniel, chief executive of the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospitals in Barrow, Kendal and Lancaster – replied to the breaking stories that there may be a question mark over the future of Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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Work together to fulfil aims

EM Stewart Young EAGLE-EYED Evening Mail readers will no doubt have spotted this week’s news that the county council has been able to transfer the former Alfred Barrow School site to the local NHS for the construction of a new health centre.

Last updated 7 April 2014
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No place for a calm debate

EM Peter Grenville column A LOCAL zoo boss has landed himself in hot water after an ill-advised late night rant on Facebook against same-sex marriage. (1 comment)

Last updated 4 April 2014
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Rural life is under threat

Tim Farron WE should all be on our guard against allowing the countryside to be a place where these days only very few can manage to live.

Last updated 4 April 2014
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Think before you hit the keyboard

Louise Allonby THE strange nether-world of social media amazes and appals me in equal measures. (4 comments)

Last updated 4 April 2014
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NHS charge idea is just so wrong

EM Ann McVea column header WHEN we visit other countries on holiday, I often remark on how some things are so much better than they are here in England. (1 comment)

Last updated 1 April 2014
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Why not debate the real issues?

EM Darren McSweeney HAVING a quick look for something to watch last Thursday a particular item caught my eye – “Farage v Clegg LIVE”.

Last updated 31 March 2014
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Homeless focus

MY post-op recuperation has given me time to reflect on the work of the Council I am proud to lead, not simply the challenges we face, but also on some of the positives: where our collective efforts are really delivering for the people of Copeland.

Last updated 28 March 2014
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Spending more than Olympics

THE next few years will see remarkable levels of industrial investment in our area of Cumbria, with the expansion of the shipyard, GSK’s new biopharmaceutical factory in Ulverston and the huge capital injection in civil nuclear power up the coast.

Last updated 27 March 2014
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Sometimes love has its limits

Louise Allonby IT is often said that, given time, all women turn into their mothers.

Last updated 26 March 2014
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Gardening is fun when you’re two

EM Ann McVea column header A LITTLE ray or two of sunshine came out at the weekend, meaning there was no excuse at all for putting off things that needed to be done in the garden.

Last updated 25 March 2014
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Beer and bingo budget failure

EM Darren McSweeney HAD a few beers on the way to bingo, passed the Food Bank on the way – just a few words I threw together and posted to social media sites after the budget last week, but they certainly got people talking.

Last updated 24 March 2014
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