Category: News

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Into Europe we go!

ME AND  my mates are off to the European Championships in France  at the end of the week and I am very excited at the prospect of meeting up with th...
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Paws for thought

THERE are some very peculiar people about and, this week, their various goings on have been abundant on TV and in the news. First up was the document...
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It’s tit for tat at the BBC

THE BBC is to make a new film of the literary classic, Swallows and Amazons. All good so far; but the family of the woman who inspired one of the char...
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Time to cut down the BBC dead wood

FORGIVE me if I’ve got my wires crossed, but isn’t the Government supposed to be giving the BBC a good shake-up on the orders of Shiny Dave himsel...
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The most dangerous programme on television

I’VE ALWAYS struggled to love the television programme The Apprentice, but this week I made a few discoveries that have led me to hate it. I can...
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Farewell Victoria; hello Gary’s grundies

GOODNIGHT, Victoria Wood. The world would have been a much more miserable place without you. You’ve raised many a belly laugh in my house and when I...
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Taxing times for tourists

WITH the continuing unrest in places like Turkey, Greece and Egypt, sensible Brits are opting for a safer bet and choosing their holiday destinations ...
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Playing the name game

THE GREAT British public were asked by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to vote on the naming of their new polar research ship. As the...
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Dodgy Dave’s PR fiasco

I SEE that the ‘Beast of Bolsover’, Dennis Skinner MP, has been up to his old tricks again. The 84-year-old, who has served his Derbyshire constit...
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History is repeating itself

IS IT just me, or are we seeing history repeat itself? Margaret Thatcher made it her life’s work to close down the coal industry and now Shiny Dave...