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Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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Customer service? Never heard of it!

EM Peter Grenville column ISN’T it comforting to know that, despite all the negative publicity, complaints and anger, some of our largest companies are still arrogant enough to put the customer last? (2 comments)

Camilla bashing is right royal nonsense

Louise Allonby SOMETIMES the Great British Public – that amorphous body of people which apparently prides itself on its collective common sense and spirit of fair play – comes out with a lot of twaddle.

Making friends can be long trek

EM Ann McVea column header LAST week was a sad one for me, as I said a final farewell to an old friend.

I was not the star prankster

EM Darren McSweeney DID you get caught with any April Fool pranks last week? I fell for one for around thirty seconds – my heart did skip a beat when I saw a message from Barrow parkrun that the 5km course had been officially remeasured at 4.8km and all records would therefore be wiped!

A pleasure - and a privilege

EM Elaine Woodburn column header THIS will be my final column as a councillor, and as leader of Copeland Borough Council.

Honour to serve for past five years

EM John Woodcock IN this, my final column as your Member of Parliament before the general election, I want to start by saying what an honour and privilege it has been to serve you over these past five years.

Health plan could be positive step

Tim Farron 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.

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

Sign up to save hospital services

Jamie Reed 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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