• December 12, 2014

    Initial reasons why you should be suspic...

    by Alan Alexander I felt that I’d been asleep while some nightmare crept up behind me opened its maul and shouted its name, TTIP. Yes, TTIP the trans...
  • December 11, 2014

    The Secret Powers who really control our...

    By James Bowness Democratic sovereignty, that most cherished of Western concepts, and perhaps soon to become the most illusory also. Having seen the m...
  • December 1, 2014

    West Lakes Academy in national spotlight...

    WEST Lake Academy’s inclusion team attended the Independent Academies Association’s annual Best Practice Awards in London, after being named a fin...
  • December 1, 2014

    He’s Dunnery it again!

    Rachael Grealish reports on the annual charity fest that supports the CKDCF HE’S toured the world, had a string of hit records and had his talent lo...
  • December 1, 2014

    The curtain comes down at Rosehill – b...

    Alan Cleaver reports on the progress at Rosehill Theatre as it prepares to reinvent itself with a £2.7m improvement plan ROSEHILL Theatre has closed ...

Initial reasons why you should be suspicious

by Alan Alexander I felt that I’d been asleep while some nightmare crept up behind me opened its maul and shouted its name, TTIP. Yes, TTIP the transatlantic trade and…

The Secret Powers who really control our lives

By James Bowness Democratic sovereignty, that most cherished of Western concepts, and perhaps soon to become the most illusory also. Having seen the media efforts to coerce Scotland to stay…

West Lakes Academy in national spotlight for ‘innovative approach’

WEST Lake Academy’s inclusion team attended the Independent Academies Association’s annual Best Practice Awards in London, after being named a finalist for a national education award for Inspired Approaches to…

He’s Dunnery it again!

Rachael Grealish reports on the annual charity fest that supports the CKDCF HE’S toured the world, had a string of hit records and had his talent loved throughout generations, but…

The curtain comes down at Rosehill – but rises elsewhere as the entertainment takes to the road

Alan Cleaver reports on the progress at Rosehill Theatre as it prepares to reinvent itself with a £2.7m improvement plan ROSEHILL Theatre has closed for refurbishment – one positive story…

And now for the good news!

How a single Christmas tree has helped symbolise the true meaning of friendship! This is the remarkable story of how volunteers transformed the lives of those in need can now…

Meeting the Enterprising pupils at St Bridgets

The 5th Annual Enterprise Challenge at St Bridget’s School has come to an end after a half term of hard work, organisation and genius imagination from all the pupils of…

Abroad Review

IT’S been a while since Eric Robson’s last book – but it’s been worth the wait. His latest tome, Abroad, shows the Wasdale writer, presenter, raconteur and farmer at his…

World Record Scotched!

He did it! Months of hard work, numerous hours in the kitchen, kilos of Cumberland sausage meat and dozens of ostrich eggs later, Sella Park Country House Hotel Head Chef,…

Never seen the La’al Big Band?!

Maybe you’ve seen posters for The La’al Big Band and vaguely wondered who or what they are but never got round to going to a gig, or maybe you thought…