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  • Production runing until Saturday 19th April at The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick Reviewed by Jane Mitchell I first saw Dancing at Lughnasa when it initially took to the stage,...

    Dancing at Lughnasa

    Production runing until Saturday 19th April at The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick Reviewed by Jane Mitchell I first saw Dancing at Lughnasa when it initially took to the stage,…

  • While most of us were huddled in our living rooms anxiously wondering whether the terrible storm of January 3rd would blow tiles off our roofs, beach dwellers on Braystones beach...

    Beach dwellers brave storm alone

    While most of us were huddled in our living rooms anxiously wondering whether the terrible storm of January 3rd would blow tiles off our roofs, beach dwellers on Braystones beach…

  • MANY people will recall the day they had their first telephone installed at home. Or the day they bought their first mobile phone. The days they first used a calculator...

    Egremont Academy pioneers new 3D printing technology

    MANY people will recall the day they had their first telephone installed at home. Or the day they bought their first mobile phone. The days they first used a calculator…

  • By Edna Branthwaite At the end of March Egremont’s popular librarian, Cheryl Furniss, will turn over a new leaf in life when she retires.  Cheryl started her career as Relief...

    LIBRARIAN TURNS OVER A NEW LEAF

    By Edna Branthwaite At the end of March Egremont’s popular librarian, Cheryl Furniss, will turn over a new leaf in life when she retires.  Cheryl started her career as Relief…

  • by Jane Mitchell The editor apologies for an error in the printed edition of E2D. The footnote should have carried the acknowledgement that this puzzle was composed by Jane Mitchell,...

    April Crossword

    by Jane Mitchell The editor apologies for an error in the printed edition of E2D. The footnote should have carried the acknowledgement that this puzzle was composed by Jane Mitchell,…

  • Brian Simpson MEP updates readers on current news from Europe Just as Germany, through its new Government decided to introduce a minimum wage, some right wing think tanks in the...

    A living wage – not a minimum wage

    Brian Simpson MEP updates readers on current news from Europe Just as Germany, through its new Government decided to introduce a minimum wage, some right wing think tanks in the…

  • Edna B ranthwaite What Egremont 2Day’s gardening columnist didn’t know about gardening wasn’t worth knowing and what perhaps some readers of this paper didn’t know was that Adam the Gardener...

    Needed in the Greatest Garden of All

    Edna B ranthwaite What Egremont 2Day’s gardening columnist didn’t know about gardening wasn’t worth knowing and what perhaps some readers of this paper didn’t know was that Adam the Gardener…

  • Terry Harvey-Chadwick and Dental Surgeon, Nigel Entwistle BDS, MSc., MFDS RCS Edin., MFGDP(UK), respond to Dianne Standen’s letter on behalf of Cumbrians Opposed to Fluoride . Scaremongering Terry Harvey-Chadwick Sir,...

    Your Letters

    Terry Harvey-Chadwick and Dental Surgeon, Nigel Entwistle BDS, MSc., MFDS RCS Edin., MFGDP(UK), respond to Dianne Standen’s letter on behalf of Cumbrians Opposed to Fluoride . Scaremongering Terry Harvey-Chadwick Sir,…

  • James Bowness His work as our E2D columnist and research at Glasgow University have in no way taken the edge of James Bowness’s performance as an international middle-distance runner. In...

    Running for England

    James Bowness His work as our E2D columnist and research at Glasgow University have in no way taken the edge of James Bowness’s performance as an international middle-distance runner. In…

  • By Alan Alexander Well if you take Ian’s advice you will certainly be Tickled Pink and you might even meet Sexy Rexy. This is what he advises beginners to start...

    A Bed of Roses

    By Alan Alexander Well if you take Ian’s advice you will certainly be Tickled Pink and you might even meet Sexy Rexy. This is what he advises beginners to start…

  • Alan Cleaver reviews the La’al Big Band’s big night out WEST Cumbria’s very own big band – the La’al Big Band – took over Keswick Theatre for a one-night show....

    Big Band make a big impact

    Alan Cleaver reviews the La’al Big Band’s big night out WEST Cumbria’s very own big band – the La’al Big Band – took over Keswick Theatre for a one-night show….

  • The fascinating series of articles published in St Bees Parish Magazine by St Bees Local History researcher, Bob Jopling, deserves wide circulation, and we are delighted to have permission to...

    Parson and Convict

    The fascinating series of articles published in St Bees Parish Magazine by St Bees Local History researcher, Bob Jopling, deserves wide circulation, and we are delighted to have permission to…

  • Michael Brennan Congratulations to Doreen Maynard, our prizewinner, and all who recognised both Gosforth Village Hall and Cringlethwaite. If you recognise these landmarks, send your answers to E2D, Waverley, Greendykes,...

    Spot the Landmark

    Michael Brennan Congratulations to Doreen Maynard, our prizewinner, and all who recognised both Gosforth Village Hall and Cringlethwaite. If you recognise these landmarks, send your answers to E2D, Waverley, Greendykes,…

  • Mike McKenzie reports on a team of runners hoping to run up Everest! LOCAL running club, St Bees Triers are attempting to do something rather out of the ordinary to...

    It’s time to climb Everest (or is it Dent?)

    Mike McKenzie reports on a team of runners hoping to run up Everest! LOCAL running club, St Bees Triers are attempting to do something rather out of the ordinary to…

  • Can you unscramble the following anagrams to find ten poets laureate?1 SHED GUT, EH? 2 WHO SAT ON TRAM? 3 FOLD A FUNNY CAR 4 HON. F. JAMES LIED 5...

    Edna’s Anagrams

    Can you unscramble the following anagrams to find ten poets laureate?1 SHED GUT, EH? 2 WHO SAT ON TRAM? 3 FOLD A FUNNY CAR 4 HON. F. JAMES LIED 5…

  • Alan Cleaver reviews Fisherground – Living The Dream by Eskdale resident Ian Hall WHAT could be more idyllic than setting up home in a small farm in Eskdale? But I’ve...

    Living the dream – facing the reality

    Alan Cleaver reviews Fisherground – Living The Dream by Eskdale resident Ian Hall WHAT could be more idyllic than setting up home in a small farm in Eskdale? But I’ve…

  • Richard Lee Team Rector of Egremont   When April showers may come your way They bring the flowers that bloom in May So when it’s raining have no regrets Because...

    UFO?

    Richard Lee Team Rector of Egremont   When April showers may come your way They bring the flowers that bloom in May So when it’s raining have no regrets Because…

  • Asks Janet Dunning Regular fire practices held in schools and work places ensure that when the alarm sounds we know what to do. In the case of fire, we are...

    Have you a flood plan?

    Asks Janet Dunning Regular fire practices held in schools and work places ensure that when the alarm sounds we know what to do. In the case of fire, we are…

  • Alan Alexander Celeriac is that really ugly looking vegetable that looks like a small football on a bad hair day.It’s absolutely lovely as a hearty, tasty winter alternative to coleslaw....

    Celeriac salad

    Alan Alexander Celeriac is that really ugly looking vegetable that looks like a small football on a bad hair day.It’s absolutely lovely as a hearty, tasty winter alternative to coleslaw….

  •   MINERS stopped extracting iron ore from Florence Mine, Egremont in 2008. The ‘Red Men’ (so called because of the red dust that covered anyone working in the mine) were...

    Celebrating the past of Florence Mine

      MINERS stopped extracting iron ore from Florence Mine, Egremont in 2008. The ‘Red Men’ (so called because of the red dust that covered anyone working in the mine) were…

  • Alan Cleaver THE ever popular Gosforth and District Art Society exhibition returns to Gosforth village hall this Easter. This event has been held for a number of years and always...

    Easter art hatches some delights

    Alan Cleaver THE ever popular Gosforth and District Art Society exhibition returns to Gosforth village hall this Easter. This event has been held for a number of years and always…

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