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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Columns archive

Life continues despite football

EM Peter Grenville column APPARENTLY, there’s some big, global football tournament thing starting next week.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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MPs must all raise their game

EM John Woodcock THE election results have sent out a clear message: many people feel let down by mainstream politics and they want us all to raise our game.

Last updated 5 June 2014
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World Cup fever leaves me cold

Louise Allonby MY interest in the football World Cup began and ended in the few minutes it took to enter the office sweepstake, in which I drew Chile.

Last updated 4 June 2014
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Once again I’m wired for sound

EM Ann McVea column header I HAVE recently rediscovered a pleasure I used to enjoy all the time in my younger years.

Last updated 4 June 2014
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Resort still has magic for family

EM Darren McSweeney BLACKPOOL! What better way to spend a Bank Holiday weekend than in the nation’s premier seaside resort?

Last updated 2 June 2014
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Investing for your future

EM Stewart Young IT is now 12 months since I became leader of Cumbria County Council and began these monthly columns.

Last updated 30 May 2014
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Crash stats are not so smashing

EM Peter Grenville column THE RAC Foundation says young drivers are “more likely to crash”. In other news, the Pope is, apparently, “likely to be Catholic”.

Last updated 29 May 2014
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Hard work ahead after elections

Tim Farron THANKS all of you who took notice of the plea in my last column here to go out and vote last week.

Last updated 29 May 2014
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Nigel Farage - the SuBo of politics

Louise Allonby UKIP’S success in the local and European elections is probably far more about the general populace’s sheer disillusionment with contemporary politicians than it is about giving a ringing endorsement to the policies of Nigel Farage’s party.

Last updated 28 May 2014
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Ignoring Europe is not an option

I’M glad I had no work on Monday morning because I stayed up late to discover the outcome of the European elections.

Last updated 27 May 2014
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Happy Days return to Holker Street?

EM Darren McSweeney COULD Happy Days be returning to Holker Street? The almost finalised takeover of the club by a Barrow born multi-millionaire has got the Holker Street faithful fired up and everything points to a return to the glory days if results on the pitch can match the positive financial investment.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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Exciting times at the Beacon

EM Elaine Woodburn column header THIS is a big week for Copeland. By the time you read this we will know the results of the directly elected mayor referendum and our award-winning Beacon Museum will have reopened its doors in time for half term, bigger and better than ever.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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Stepping to it is hard work

EM Peter Grenville column PEOPLE in white lab coats believe walking 10,000 steps a day will significantly improve our health.

Last updated 23 May 2014
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We must tackle gull problem together

EM John Woodcock MEASURES are being rolled out to tackle our urban gulls problem – but there is still more we can do.

Last updated 22 May 2014
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Celebrate the joys life has given you

Louise Allonby IN a world which often seems sad, unfair, hard and sometimes downright cruel, it is perhaps all too easy to dwell on the downside.

Last updated 21 May 2014
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Parking plan will kill off our town

I HOPE everyone enjoyed the Pearl Izumi bike race last week, sounded like a great event to be held here in Barrow and a huge coup for the town to get it here.

Last updated 19 May 2014
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Ready for year working for town

EM Dave Pidduck column YESTERDAY we began the Municipal Year 2014 with council’s Annual General Meeting.

Last updated 19 May 2014
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Ideas based on adult influence

EM Peter Grenville column I’VE met loads of kids. I even was one once (a considerable time ago) and they are fantastically non-judgemental, and accepting of stuff adults find odd.

Last updated 19 May 2014
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Please vote in Euro election

Tim Farron A WEEK today it is your chance to vote in the European elections.

Last updated 19 May 2014
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Walk reaffirms faith in the human spirit

EM Keswick to Barrow walk 2012/50033512B004 Evening Mail editor Jonathan Lee has been sharing his training notes in the run-up to the big day. Here, he shares his expeience of an incredible day of teamwork and cameraderie at Saturday's event

Last updated 14 May 2014
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