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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Little things make a big difference

EM Ann McVea column header THE dark autumn nights are well and truly upon us now, and it seems one way to brighten things up is by holding an awards ceremony.

Last updated 21 October 2014
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Rear fog lights far too dazzling

AUTUMN: the season of mists, mellow fruitfulness, and idiots using their car’s lights inappropriately again.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Wind valuable to energy mix

I HAVE to say I’ve never been a massive fan of wind turbines – but I do take the view that they have their place and an increasingly important role to play in our country’s energy provision.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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It’s your manifesto

EM John Woodcock I AM constantly reminded how lucky I am to be your MP, and never more so than pedalling round talking to so many of you last week.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Raising a glass to nanny state

Louise Allonby HELLO, my name’s Louise and I’m a borderline alcoholic. (1 comment)

Last updated 8 October 2014
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Shopping is not favourite pastime

EM Ann McVea column header SHOPPING is not always, as some may think, a subject close to every woman’s heart.

Last updated 7 October 2014
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Stressed out by shopping tech

EM Darren McSweeney UNEXPECTED item in bagging area. It’s a grocery item, I’m shopping for groceries in a grocery store, it’s hardly unexpected is it?

Last updated 7 October 2014
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Welcome to the Costa del Barrow

EM Peter Grenville column FEEL that sudden chill in the air? It’s winter, heading this way. Or you’ve left the fridge door open. One of those, definitely.

Last updated 3 October 2014
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Real training has such an impact

Tim Farron SOME figures came out from the Department for Business Innovation and Skills recently that really made me feel my job is worthwhile.

Last updated 2 October 2014
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Ulverston needs to embrace future

Louise Allonby EXCITING times are ahead for Ulverston, with massive investment in industry, the infrastructure, housing and education all set to pave the cobbled streets with gold for generations to come.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Storytime idea is nice fantasy

EM Ann McVea column header I’VE always been a big fan of children’s books. And since becoming a parent, there’s no escaping them anyway, our house is jam-packed.

Last updated 30 September 2014
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Happiness is all around us

EM Darren McSweeney IT may seem crazy what I’m about to say, because I’m Happy. Clap along if you know what happiness means to you, Clap along if you feel like that’s what you wanna do, because I’m Happy!

Last updated 29 September 2014
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All the dieting advice you need

EM Peter Grenville column I AM now an expert on dieting, based on extensive research carried out in the office kitchen, whilst trying to make a coffee with two sugars.

Last updated 26 September 2014
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Welcome to world ruled by the selfie

Louise Allonby IN an often bewildering, cruel, worrying and very sad new world order, and thanks to the internet’s all-pervading influence, it is becoming increasingly difficult to live a life which isn’t almost entirely dominated, shaped and influenced by technology.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Mimimum wage not the problem

EM Ann McVea column header I KNOW as a journalist I’m supposed to enjoy politics, and on the whole I do – I love a general election campaign, and will sit up as long as my eyes will let me on results night.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Time to honour our local heroes

EM Darren McSweeney IT’S that time of year again. Strictly, that’s not true, it’s earlier than last year, but the nominations for the Love Barrow Awards 2015 are now open.

Last updated 22 September 2014
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Copeland is a special place

AN interesting piece of research has just named Copeland as one of the most affordable and desirable boroughs in which to reside.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Scottish decision will affect us all

EM John Woodcock I HAVE spent much of this week in Scotland trying to convince Scottish voters to stay in the United Kingdom because I think we will all lose so much by separating. (1 comment)

Last updated 11 September 2014
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RNLI crews are best of Barrow

Louise Allonby AS trumpet-blowing opportunities for this area go, last week’s celebration to mark 150 years of the lifeboat service in Barrow was as good as it gets.

Last updated 10 September 2014
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Pay proposal plain insulting

EM Ann McVea column header HOW much do you think our MPs should be paid? According to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority they deserve to be given the nine per cent pay rise suggested last year, in order that they are not paid “a miserly amount” for their “important job”.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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