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Date: Monday 26th March 2012
DISAPPOINTMENT and no little bafflement might have accompanied the letters which advised an elite group of Cumbrian unsung heroes of their selection to carry the flame on its grand tour prior to the Olympic Games in London later this year.
Date: Tuesday 3rd August 2010
A CUMBRIAN snooker club got its money’s worth the night it booked the legendary Hurricane Higgins. By the end of the interval Higgins, a heavy gambler, had put the majority of his appearance fee back into the fruit machine in the bar.
Date: Tuesday 1st June 2010
REMEMBER those halcyon dustbin days, do you? If you are of a reasonably mature vintage you can probably just about recall a time when a couple of cheerful chaps would come up your drive to collect your bin. “Anything else need taking away, Mrs. B?” one of them invariably inquired of my mother as she watched them carrying out their job from the kitchen window.
Date: Monday 15th March 2010
WHEN a 10-year-old called his friend a “gay boy” outside school, he was reported to the head for use of homophobic language and placed on what amounted to a sex offenders’ register which will remain on the record until he leaves secondary school.