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Date: Tuesday 22nd August 2017
TECHNOLOGY has moved on a lot since football journalists in the 1880s took a couple of pigeons along to games so they could tie reports to their legs and fly them back to the office. It was the beginning of those old Saturday night Football Pinks and Greens, which are sadly now defunct. Now you can get all the scores you need off the television and Internet.
Date: Tuesday 27th June 2017
ONE of the most trenchant quotes of the past week came from Peter Canham, chairman of Carers Support Cumbria, whose conference coincided with Carers Week. “The carer is often unseen, unheard and unthought of by the larger population and sometimes by funding groups,” he said.
Date: Monday 5th June 2017
IT’S a sight even in my most alarming nightmares I never expected to see. Armed police patrolling the Market Square in my own town. It’s called reassurance policing — a description I suspect we are going to have to get used to while there remain terrorists out there capable of such depraved acts as perpetrated in Manchester.
Date: Monday 22nd May 2017
BY any standards the statistics are shocking. More than 2,500 dangerous weapons, including Samurai swords, axes and air guns, were confiscated at schools in 2015-16, and the figures could have been higher as just 32 out of 43 police forces in England and Wales provided data. Some of the culprits caught carrying knives were under five years of age.
Date: Tuesday 16th May 2017
YES, you are reading it right. I feel desperate pity for Diane Abbott after her mathematics gaffe last week when she was being interviewed, put on the rack more like, by a radio shock jock with a bit of a reputation for giving his “guests” a hard time.