Category Archives: Random News Events

Lake District Dog Walking is Good for You

Walking a dog in the Lake District can save your life! So it’s official. According to a new report from the Copenhagen City Heart Study, walking every day at a brisk pace for half an hour halves the risk of … Continue reading

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Children Should Take Exams on a Computer

 Education Regulator Recommends all Exam should be taken on a Computer Isabel Nisbet, the chief executive of Ofqual (catchy title, a no doubt with a handsome pay packet and pension to boot), has announced that in this modern techno … Continue reading

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Windermere Man Chases Youths with Axe

Windermere Man Chases Wife Covered in Tomato Ketchup with Axe To Scare Local Youths A random story from the Lake District if ever there were one. Basically a young couple had had enough of youths parking up in a lay by near their … Continue reading

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The Haves and the Have Lots

The Haves and the Have Lots Plenty of things to keep me otherwise occupied over the last few weeks but a few stories this week have dragged me back to the online soapbox. The first was a little piece earlier in … Continue reading

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Join Hughs Fish Fight

Join the Fish Fight Campaign Now For those of you who missed Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s programmes on Channel 4 this week I urge you to join the “Fish Fight” campaign right now. In summary Hugh is campaigning for a change to the … Continue reading

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Save Loos in the Lake District

Stop Cumbria Council Closing Public Loos in the Lakes Ahead of the government spending review this week Cumbria County Council has been looking at ways of cutting its own costs and saving the pennies. Unfortunately it seems one of the … Continue reading

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Shut up Mr Thompson

Quick blog on comments from Mark Thomspon of the BBC about High Salaries Continue reading

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