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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Columns archive

Taking a break with UK’s finest

EM Darren McSweeney YOU may have noticed my column is not running on the normal day this week.

Last updated 12 August 2014
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Keep looking for your happy days

EM Ann McVea column header ARE you feeling happy? Do you even know how you would define happiness?

Last updated 11 August 2014
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Beat furiously here to open

EM Peter Grenville column TODAY I was defeated by a bottle of screen wash. I now realise that packaging is ganging up on me.

Last updated 8 August 2014
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Give us homes we sorely need

Tim Farron ONE of my last tasks before heading off on holiday for a couple of weeks with my family, was to open the show home in the new housing development on Sandylands in Kendal.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Driving up the cost of motoring

EM Ann McVea column header ANYONE who drives a car will certainly have felt the pinch over the past few years.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Quiet heroes are shining example

Louise Allonby ON Monday night at 10pm I put all the lights out in my house and lit a solitary candle in a window. Then I wept. (3 comments)

Last updated 6 August 2014
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Building ideal for new homes

EM Darren McSweeney THE “clipped wing” generation is a new term that surfaced last week describing young working people who are unable to get a foot on the property ladder and are stuck at home with their parents.

Last updated 4 August 2014
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Only talks will stop the suffering

EM John Woodcock NO-ONE wants to start their summer feeling gloomy about the world, but it is undeniable that the past couple of weeks have been among the most concerning internationally in recent times, with both the downing of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and the escalation of the conflict in Gaza.

Last updated 31 July 2014
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Come on fellas - let colour in

Louise Allonby I DON’T know about the rest of the female population but I for one shall be mightily relieved when this heatwave fizzles out.

Last updated 30 July 2014
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Saying hello can be a dirty business

EM Ann McVea column header WHICH are you – an exuberant high-fiver or a polite handshaker?

Last updated 29 July 2014
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Don’t derail Thomas tales

EM Darren McSweeney SO last week I wrote about trains. Same again this week I’m afraid.

Last updated 28 July 2014
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Railways need future-proofing

EM Stewart Young EARLIER this month, the government looked a gift horse in the mouth.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Tunnel vision for electrical supply?

AN extra-long extension cable isn’t going to cut it, so how will National Grid get an abundance of energy across Morecambe Bay?

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Policy is a real boost to schools

Tim Farron ONE of the policies introduced by the coalition government that I am proudest of is something called the “Pupil Premium”.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Indifference plays into Putin’s hands

Louise Allonby IT has been difficult to understand the international community’s response to the behaviour of Russia over recent months.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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On track for a stressful journey

EM Darren McSweeney THE hottest day of the year and I decide to take a trip to the city of London, in a suit and tie, what fun!

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Good service is simple as a brew

EM Ann McVea column header IT might seem a little old fashioned, but I set a lot of store by good customer service.

Last updated 22 July 2014
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Community spirit is clear

EM Elaine Woodburn column header IT’S been a busy month or so for Millom and what strikes me as I mull over the events of the summer so far is the fantastic community spirit which is ever present.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Passengers want better connection

EM Peter Grenville column WHEN I was but a simple lad, train journeys were an adventure of I-Spy, crisps, conversation and maybe a book. Now all we seem to want is a decent wifi connection.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Legal highs must be taken seriously

EM John Woodcock I’VE had some unusual and surprising experiences as an MP over the past four years, but I certainly never expected to be handed £200 worth of new chemical highs – or “legal highs” as they are often misleadingly called – by a constituent.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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