Open Space Articles

  • 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…

  • Alan Cleaver urges walkers in Eskdale to try the Vicar’s Walk when heading to church… MOST people heading to St Catherine’s Church, Eskdale or the adjacent stepping stones across the...

    Going walking with the Eskdale vicar

    Alan Cleaver urges walkers in Eskdale to try the Vicar’s Walk when heading to church… MOST people heading to St Catherine’s Church, Eskdale or the adjacent stepping stones across the…

  • Peter Watson Why is the life of Nelson Mandela so important to this paper and to the people of Egremont? No one in our generation has expressed so vibrantly the...

    How Nelson showed us the way out of prison

    Peter Watson Why is the life of Nelson Mandela so important to this paper and to the people of Egremont? No one in our generation has expressed so vibrantly the…

  • David Rudd explores an old carol There we were, about thirty folk, gathered outside The Meeting Place on Egremont Main Street, for the blessing of the crib. Ably led by...

    No Crib for a Bed

    David Rudd explores an old carol There we were, about thirty folk, gathered outside The Meeting Place on Egremont Main Street, for the blessing of the crib. Ably led by…

  • Rev’d Richard Lee A couple of years ago the 3 Primary Schools focused in Egremont, got together to sing some Carols. They did it because they wanted to and it...

    The 3 Schools Festival

    Rev’d Richard Lee A couple of years ago the 3 Primary Schools focused in Egremont, got together to sing some Carols. They did it because they wanted to and it…

  • Rev’d Richard Lee I got into a bit of trouble in Church the other day. I usually get the Notices wrong, despite an expert secretary, the advice of the whole...

    Christmas – there’s allot on!

    Rev’d Richard Lee I got into a bit of trouble in Church the other day. I usually get the Notices wrong, despite an expert secretary, the advice of the whole…

  • The Rev Richard Lee of St Mary and St Michael, Egremont shares his thoughts on remembering REMEMBER Remember the 5th of November – was quite a popular Rhyme. The problem...

    Will we remember them?

    The Rev Richard Lee of St Mary and St Michael, Egremont shares his thoughts on remembering REMEMBER Remember the 5th of November – was quite a popular Rhyme. The problem…

  • Asks Rev’d Richard Lee Well following my missed deadline, it was inevitable that the Editor would catch up with me for October? I could repeat September’s article but I suspect...

    Are we content with our Harvest?

    Asks Rev’d Richard Lee Well following my missed deadline, it was inevitable that the Editor would catch up with me for October? I could repeat September’s article but I suspect…

  • Reverend Richard Lee September gets a bit of a bad press. It’s the month after August and the Holidays are over. The nights are noticeably drawing in and there is...

    September gets a bad press

    Reverend Richard Lee September gets a bit of a bad press. It’s the month after August and the Holidays are over. The nights are noticeably drawing in and there is…

  • Dry Stone Walling Course – Sunday 22 September 2013 Chris Pickles As part of the West Copland Lengthsmen scheme, a dry stone walling course has been organised at the Greystoke...

    Reviving a great traditional craft

    Dry Stone Walling Course – Sunday 22 September 2013 Chris Pickles As part of the West Copland Lengthsmen scheme, a dry stone walling course has been organised at the Greystoke…

  • Asks Richard Lee Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la,...

    Getting away from it all?

    Asks Richard Lee Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la,…

  • Beckermet Village Association (BVA) is fundraising to improve the existing playground, by applying to various local companies and grants. Recently (Monday 16 June) the association were delighted to accept from...

    Gift to children of Beckermet

    Beckermet Village Association (BVA) is fundraising to improve the existing playground, by applying to various local companies and grants. Recently (Monday 16 June) the association were delighted to accept from…

  • Alan Cleaver interviews Les Coan about her brush with death MONDAY October 31st 1983. Les Coan a teacher at Valley School, was walking back to her classroom. Fate was about...

    The day that changed my life

    Alan Cleaver interviews Les Coan about her brush with death MONDAY October 31st 1983. Les Coan a teacher at Valley School, was walking back to her classroom. Fate was about…

  • Alan Cleaver A CENTURY ago, the ruins of Egremont Castle and grounds were opened to the public. To mark the centenary – and to remind people what delights they have...

    Carnival at the Castle

    Alan Cleaver A CENTURY ago, the ruins of Egremont Castle and grounds were opened to the public. To mark the centenary – and to remind people what delights they have…

  • Graduate in Hispanic Studies and Town Councillor for Egremont, John Burns has written articles for E2D and before that for Egremont Today, on subjects of local history and social justice. Some...

    Strangers in the Land of Egypt

    Graduate in Hispanic Studies and Town Councillor for Egremont, John Burns has written articles for E2D and before that for Egremont Today, on subjects of local history and social justice. Some…