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Town worm can also turn

The recent by-election in Richmond Park was a timely reminder of how the proverbial worm can so easily and unexpectedly turn.

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Are dark days
behind party?

Are dark days behind party?

Congratulations to the Liberal Democrats for the stunning win in the Richmond Park by-election.

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Ukip’s role is just starting

Ukip’s role is just starting

Ever since our wonderful success in getting the right result in the referendum, there has been much talk that Ukip no longer has a role to play in the political scene.

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Wintertide fair success

Wintertide fair success

November 27 saw another excellent day in the Borough Hall, Hartlepool Headland Local History Group annual Christmas fair.

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Perpetual cycle of debt

Perpetual cycle of debt

As we approach the Christmas season, a time when many families are struggling financially, I’m supporting The Children’s Society campaign to protect the estimated 20,400 children living in problem debt in County Durham.

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Thanks for all your support

Thanks for all your support

May I extend grateful thanks to everyone who supported the fundraising evening held on November 26 in the Park Drive Cricket Club for Stray Aiddog pound. It was an excellent event in company with the Rock-a-Holics.

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The law of 
the land

The law of the land

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics on December 1 confirmed again that net migration into the UK is still running at around 360,000.

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Concerns over elderly abuse

Concerns over elderly abuse

New research from older people’s charity Independent Age has found that over half of British adults (52%) believe that abuse and neglect in care homes for the elderly is common.

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Welcoming us in Heaven

Welcoming us in Heaven

When feeling tired and so much older,

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Listening to electorate

Listening to electorate

A new leader of Ukip has been elected to one of the hardest jobs in politics today.

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Patronising in the extreme

Patronising in the extreme

In his column (Mail, November 24) our esteemed MP, Iain Wright, extolled the virtues of a coastal communities plan which could benefit Hartlepool enormously.

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Another tree

Another tree

The Christmas tree was well alight with gems,

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Take a break

Take a break

Every day it is estimated another 6,000 people take on a caring responsibility?

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Sickened by such cruelty

Sickened by such cruelty

We were sickened to read in the Mail about the hedgehog found impaled on a curtain pole in Telford, Shropshire (Weird World, November 15).

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Join campaign

Join campaign

I read with great concern the news that thousands of women are missing out on cheap drugs that could prevent their breast cancer from spreading, when it becomes incurable, because it is unclear which health body should pay for them. A breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating for patients and their families.

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Appoint Nigel ambassador

Appoint Nigel ambassador

“Nigel Farage, the saviour of our realm”.

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Like having a loaded gun

Like having a loaded gun

In real life episodes on television of police chasing car thieves, the miscreants involved seem to treat the whole exploit as a gung-ho venture.

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Give support to the nurses

Give support to the nurses

The one per cent cap on pay increases for public sector workers has meant that some nurses have seen their pay fall by up to 14% in real terms since 2010 – a massive impact.

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It’s vital that a change occurs

It’s vital that a change occurs

In their latest outburst, the Royal College has expressed its concern over the lack of investment to prevent mental illness occurring in childhood.

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No taking it for granted

No taking it for granted

On Question Time on November 17, how toe-curlingly awkward it was to watch Labour MP Chris Bryant squirm like a maggot on a fishing hook when David Dimbleby challenged him about his resignation from the shadow Cabinet after Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader.

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