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Premiere should have been here

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Last updated 11 September 2012
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I don’t want that image in my head, thank you

I COULD just about stomach Ann Widdecombe’s dancing and quickly recovered from Boris’s Olympic jigging.

Last updated 11 September 2012
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The gold medal for being booed goes to...

THE glorious Paralympics have drawn to a close and with them has gone the last hope of London 2012’s hot, sunny summer making a last minute sprint into Cumbria.

Last updated 11 September 2012
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That’s what I call dedication to duty

LOWTHER Castle is an intriguing place. Built 200 years ago for the Lowther family, it was abandoned in the 1930s and gradually fell into dereliction.

Last updated 10 September 2012
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‘High by a tarn stood a lonely goatherd...’

PEOPLE travelling to Talkin Tarn are now passing over an upgraded level crossing. This features four rising barriers and a new warning sound system.

Last updated 10 September 2012
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That’s not how we used to be!

prezzadezza Mr & Mrs is back on ITV. Although anyone who remembers the original version might struggle to recognise it.

Last updated 10 September 2012
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Flying the flag for le fashion

Last updated 6 September 2012
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Eel be back next year

Last updated 6 September 2012
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Paralympics 1, The Simpsons 0

mbpara1 I’m enjoying the Paralympics more than the Olympics. Some of the races have been fantastic, goalball is fascinating and wheelchair basketball is gripping (amazing, considering I hate the professional version played by overpaid giants in the US).

Last updated 6 September 2012
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Time to get the lifebelt

andy cameronnndfg Shuffle, shuffle, shuffle, slip, slap, slop. That’s the sound of Prime Minister David Cameron trying to put some fresh gloss on a poorly constructed and badly battered cabinet.

Last updated 6 September 2012
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Let the children walk

walkbus012

Last updated 4 September 2012
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Can we really take on Mother Nature?

floodhouse2 Considering summer failed to put in any kind of appearance, autumn turned up with extraordinary punctuality.

Last updated 4 September 2012
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What’s wrong with the charity shop?

maggie2 I CAN’T have been the only one to raise an eyebrow on learning that seven of Margaret Thatcher’s 1970s outfits were to be auctioned at Christie’s.

Last updated 4 September 2012
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What’s in a few hundred miles?

MEMBERS of our police force require certain skills.

Last updated 3 September 2012
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Langholm was one giant leap

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Last updated 3 September 2012
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I predict a riot if it’s just a football team

INDIE-ROCK band Kaiser Chiefs are coming to Cumbria.

Last updated 3 September 2012
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Who cares if Harry was naked anyway?

harry001 So silly. So utterly and inarguably ridiculous. Come now... you really do have to laugh. (26 comments)

Last updated 28 August 2012
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That’s a fail, Michael Gove

More exam results this week. More young people biting their nails down to the elbows, waiting for some clever-clogs to tell them they’re actually all pretty dim. (7 comments)

Last updated 21 August 2012
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The view from here: our men on the Olympics

Charlie Burgess photo We have heard much about the Olympic experience from the athletes’ perspective.

Last updated 20 August 2012
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Make a note of where you live

Carlisle's Twisted Wheel nightclub may reopen, more than four years after it closed.

Last updated 20 August 2012
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