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Date: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
WORK-related stress is a serious matter. Those of us who have experienced it will have some sympathy with the call from Eden Council’s chief executive, Robin Hooper, in his interview with this newspaper published last week, for members of the public not to cause added stress to his planning officers by making “unacceptable” attacks on them by e-mail or letter.
Date: Tuesday 19th July 2016
FIRST an apology to my readers. Although I struggled for a good hour with the summary, still not ploughing a quarter of the way through it, I hereby confess to having failed to read the Chilcot Report in full, all 2.6 million words of it.
Date: Monday 27th June 2016
THERE are 650 parliamentary constituencies, each sending one MP to the Commons. We always get the bad stories. The expenses fiddlers, the times when sleazy morals make headline news in the Sunday papers and events like the depressing referendum campaign.
Date: Monday 20th June 2016
ELEVEN years ago, had the result of a planning inquiry gone the other way, the fells between the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Park close to the M6 might well have been plastered with dozens of huge wind turbines, destroying the beauty and tranquility of those hills all in the cause of a green energy folly.
Date: Tuesday 29th December 2015
IS it really Christmas already? It really is true that as you get older, and that does not necessarily mean ancient, things come around with a rapidity which increases with every year. It’s like a whirlpool where the closer you get to the centre the faster you go. It cannot be Christmas again. I’ve only just got over digesting last year’s turkey.