AFTER a jolly day trip to Edinburgh on Monday, we were heading home on the train when Twitter delivered me some devastating news...
THIS week has been an important milestone in the battle to save our local hospital services, but the fight is far from won. (1 comment)
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)
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.
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.
I THINK that the best thing I can say about the recent Better Care Together health review published by the bodies responsible for looking after our health in this part of Cumbria is that it is encouraging.
THIS week’s column comes to you from Buddy, the Bichon Frisé/ Jack Russell cross that joined our family late last year. (1 comment)
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
IF you hadn’t already noticed, it was recently announced that the body which looks after the West Cumberland Hospital – the North Cumbria Acute Hospitals Trust – is now seeking to merge with another trust, after being forced by government to make cuts it simply cannot yet do. (2 comments)
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