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To the Conservative Party.

What?!? You are still trying to shift those dodgy “Election 2015 T-shirts” for a donation of £22 with the slogan “One strong team, five more years”?!? 341 more words

2015 General Election

12 week challenge - Day two - Cardio / Run

Today is day two of my 12 week fitness challenge. It’s cardio day.

I’m doing stretches, up to three minutes of skipping to warm me through and then going for a light, approximate 5k run for half an hour. 558 more words


Track of the Ironmasters Connecting communities with the heritage of the Workington and Cleator railroads

ART GENE AND SUSTRANS PRESENT: Track of the Ironmasters

Track of the Ironmasters is a unique arts based project which aims to connect communities in West Cumbria to their rail and wider industrial heritage and the natural environment on Sustrans’ popular Sea-to-Sea routes Whitehaven to Rowrah and Lowca to Seaton and Siddick. 573 more words


In the aftermath of Manchester Marathon I’d still been relatively busy running wise and I hadn’t really had a chance to have a rest. So it was little wonder, heading into Moorclose, that I was starting to feel a few niggles and fatigue. 876 more words


Match Report: Workington - Buxton (Michael Barwise)

Workington’s playoff hopes were dented after a 2-1 defeat against Buxton yesterday.

The Reds hadn’t lost a game at Borough Park since October but they found themselves 1-0 down after just 10 minutes when ‘keeper Jonny Jamieson lost control of the ball which allowed Buxton striker Liam Hardy to run through and bur the ball into the back of an empty net. 390 more words

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To the Conservative Party.

You are very kind to suggest that me “and Conservative Party supporters across Britain have helped get our country back on track” in relation to the deficit, jobs, taxes, welfare, schools and apprenticeships, although there are many people who will question whether, in relation to ANY of these things (and many things NOT mentioned such as the NHS, public transport, care for the elderly, care for those with mental health problems and our dire and rapidly worsening public transport system), we really are on track! 934 more words

2015 General Election

The Less-Favoured Land

I recently called in to ‘The Less-Favoured Land’ exhibition at the National Coal Mining Museum for England, near Wakefield.  The exhibition showcased Patrick Ward’s black and white photographs of life in the 1960s coal mining communities of Horden in County Durham and Workington in Cumbria.   185 more words

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