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Date: Monday 17th June 2019
EVER since the last series of W1A finished — the comedy about life behind the scenes at the BBC with all its non-jobs, marketing gaffes and management speak — I’ve been feeling a bit lost in the search for something genuinely new and funny on the box.
Date: Monday 10th June 2019
A RADICAL change of approach to policing at this year’s Appleby horse fair, during which many thousands of visitors descend on the town and surrounding areas, appears on the whole to have produced a favourable response from the local community.
Date: Tuesday 4th June 2019
I DON’T wish to spoil it too much for the kids who were out on strike from school on Friday, protesting against inaction over climate change, but they may have a longer wait than they anticipate before they convince some of my generation of the urgency of their call. Indeed they might have to wait until we’ve shuffled off this failing mortal coil.
Date: Tuesday 28th May 2019
THAT parents in Cumbria are choosing to educate children with special educational needs or disabilities (Send) at home because they have lost faith in the system is a sad indictment of the way in which vulnerable youngsters and those caring for them have been treated in the county.
Date: Monday 15th April 2019
MOST folk would agree that our prisons are unpleasant and squalid places where drug-taking is rife and violence festers. The problem arises when politicians try to come up with an alternative that offers protection to the general public from some of the nasty criminals presently in prison, who would otherwise be walking the streets.
Date: Monday 1st April 2019
A SMALL group of schoolkids gathered in a Cumbrian city centre with a home-made banner looking more limp by the minute in the rain. A few disinterested shoppers occasionally pausing on a busy Friday morning to see what all the fuss was about.
Date: Monday 25th March 2019
WELL, I was warned that she might be difficult. And so it proved. She had no wish to answer my questions, just to plug her new book and then be off. One well-known television personality who turned out to be nothing like the persona she was fond of projecting in front of the cameras.
Date: Tuesday 12th March 2019
YOU might say that, privileged to be living in the Lake District, we already have one foot in heaven. Whenever I visit the little hamlet of Watendlath I feel I have not just one foot in heaven but at the very least the toes of my other foot, it’s that heavenly.