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Wednesday, 01 July 2015

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Hope chippy cry is heard soon

EM Darren McSweeney “Twenty goin’ in Alan, Twenty Ellen” Sounds familiar? Peter Kay in the fish and chip shop?

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Clarks-on or Clarks-off?

FOR a TV show about cars, the BBC’s Top Gear has managed to get an awful lot of people hot under the bonnet, even those who don’t know their RS from their E-Type.

Last updated 20 March 2015
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Lib Dems made mark in coalition

WORKING in a coalition government has been, to put it mildly, a bit of a challenge at times.

Last updated 19 March 2015
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In a flap over birdy ballot

Louise Allonby MY feathers are ruffled and I’m in a bit of a flap. There’s a major election looming and I am in agonies of indecision over how to vote – not least because my preferred candidate isn’t even in the running.

Last updated 18 March 2015
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Disease fight is writer’s legacy

IT has been a sad few weeks when it comes to famous faces leaving this world behind.

Last updated 17 March 2015
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Plenty for us to look forward to

THIS is the last piece I shall be writing before the General Election on May 7.

Last updated 16 March 2015
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Racing action back on track

IT may only feel like last week that the Formula One season finished but, after a break so short the engines are probably still warm, it’s back this weekend.

Last updated 16 March 2015
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Standing firm on Successor pledge

ORDERS for the Vanguard Successor submarines to secure the future of Barrow shipyard are guaranteed under an incoming Labour government. That is a non-negotiable promise that shadow defence minister Ian Lucas MP and I repeated during a tour of the yard on Monday.

Last updated 16 March 2015
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All lit up about No Smoking Day

TODAY is national No Smoking Day. And I’m sorely tempted to light up a ruddy great fag.

Last updated 16 March 2015
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Tavern future can be amazing

I READ with great interest in the Evening Mail Love Barrow supplement on Thursday about the recent visit of English Heritage’s historic properties director Liz Page to Furness Abbey.

Last updated 16 March 2015
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Snow shuffle is child’s play

IT’S warming up nicely. Soon the cold of winter will be just a distant memory. But for me, the penguin (much like Celine Dion’s heart) will go on.

Last updated 6 March 2015
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Town has pies to be proud of

Louise Allonby IF ever there was a snapshot of Barrow that sums up the ethos of the entire town, the queue at Green’s pie shop on a Saturday morning is it. (4 comments)

Last updated 4 March 2015
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New build plan is not realistic

EM Ann McVea column header THERE are now less than ten weeks left until the general election (I did say I would keep reminding you) and this week, the headline pledge topic is... property! (2 comments)

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Did the earth move for you?

EM Peter Grenville column AFTER a jolly day trip to Edinburgh on Monday, we were heading home on the train when Twitter delivered me some devastating news... (3 comments)

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Cemetery plans moving forward

OUR residents in Millom will be pleased to know that the plans to extend the cemetery in the town are moving forwards, and work is due to start this spring.

Last updated 27 February 2015
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Work needed to secure future

EM John Woodcock THESE ought to be exciting times for Furness and the surrounding areas of Cumbria.

Last updated 26 February 2015
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No appetite for food scare news

Louise Allonby LIKE most people, I’m fairly selective about the news I take notice of – especially in these days of 24-hour rolling television and internet coverage, which makes it all too easy to suffer from information overload. (1 comment)

Last updated 25 February 2015
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The Good Life it will never be

EM Ann McVea column header IT’S almost that time of year again – no, not time to head to the polls (have I mentioned there’s a general election in a few weeks’ time?) – but time to start paying attention to the garden.

Last updated 24 February 2015
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Call of festivals grows stronger

CALVIN Cordozar Broadus, Jr is coming! You may know him better by one of his other names: Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Lion, DJ Snoopadelic, Snoopzilla, Bigg Snoop Dogg or the more familiar, plain old “Snoop Dogg”.

Last updated 23 February 2015
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We must serve our community

EM Dave Pidduck column IN A couple of weeks an event will take place that not only strengthens my belief in the people of our community and proves beyond a shadow of doubt that our community spirit is alive and well.

Last updated 23 February 2015
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