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1:38pm Thursday 13th December 2012
The ‘disarray’ (Gazette, December 6, ‘New auction mart hits crisis’) concerning the protracted delays in opening the auction mart near Junction 36 of the M6 at Preston Patrick is distressing to stock farmers.
5:33pm Thursday 6th December 2012
2:12pm Thursday 29th November 2012
Dr Searle-Chatterjee raises the spectre of global warming (Leters, November 8, ‘Warming is a threat to us all’). She re-quotes scares that have been debunked on many occasions. She even mentions the supposed scientific consensus that is opposed by many thousands of other scientists.
5:01pm Thursday 22nd November 2012
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2:00pm Thursday 8th November 2012
Kendal must not become a ghost town In 1997 Kendal was voted top of the list of the most attractive towns in the United Kingdom, placing Stratford-Upon-Avon, Chester, York into second, third and fourth positions respectively.
5:10pm Thursday 1st November 2012
10:09am Thursday 25th October 2012
Regarding the proposed high level nuclear waste repository for Cumbria/the Lake District I am concerned that too many people appear to be unaware about what is really happening or are, at best, very trusting.
1:29pm Thursday 18th October 2012
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3:38pm Thursday 20th September 2012
Families face higher costs I have real misgivings regarding Cumbria County Council's current policy of providing one return journey each school day and the lack of information provided before the start of the new school term.
1:28pm Thursday 13th September 2012
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4:00pm Thursday 23rd August 2012
A DOUBLE header wine extravaganza for you as the last Bank Holiday of the year beckons, starting with the Waimen sauvignon blanc situated on the southern tip of New Zealand, blessed with long hours of sunshine for more intense flavours.
3:58pm Thursday 23rd August 2012
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4:52pm Thursday 9th August 2012
Plans would hit the elderly Cumbria and Lancashire Vascular Review Group has decided there should be three vascular intervention centres across Cumbria and Lancashire, one in Carlisle with the other two centres 90 miles south in Preston and Blackburn (Gazette, July 26).
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