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Evening Standard
MPs dish out battering in annual parliamentary pancake raceMPs dished out a battering to the House of Lords and journalists in the annual
MPs dish out battering in annual parliamentary pancake race
Evening Standard / Posted 5 hours ago
MPs dished out a battering to the House of Lords and journalists in the annual parliamentary pancake race in Westminster. MPs led by Stephen Pound, representative for Ealing, completed the race in six minutes and eight seconds to win the contest for... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Activists went under the cover of darkness to bring fracking to MPs' doorGreen activists have "brought fracking to the heart of democracy" by turning Pa
Activists went under the cover of darkness to bring fracking to MPs' door
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
Green activists have "brought fracking to the heart of democracy" by turning Parliament into a giant fracking site. Greenpeace campaigners went under cover of darkness at 6.30am to build the life-sized, flame-belching contraption outside the Palace... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prize « Shropshire StarMPs led by captain Stephen Pound (Labour, Ealing North) completed the race in j
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prize « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 12 hours ago
MPs led by captain Stephen Pound (Labour, Ealing North) completed the race in just six minutes and eight seconds to claim victory for the first time since 2013. Teams from both Houses of Parliament, as well as the political press, ran nine laps of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prize MPs panned opponents from the Upper House and the media in their annual panca
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prize
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
MPs panned opponents from the Upper House and the media in their annual pancake race The House of Lords and the media have taken a battering from MPs in the annual... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prizeThe House of Lords and the media have taken a battering from MPs in the annual
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prize
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
The House of Lords and the media have taken a battering from MPs in the annual parliamentary pancake race. MPs led by captain Stephen Pound (Labour, Ealing North) completed the race in just six minutes and eight seconds to claim victory for the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prizeThe House of Lords and the media have taken a battering from MPs in the annual
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prize
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 12 hours ago
The House of Lords and the media have taken a battering from MPs in the annual parliamentary pancake race. MPs led by captain Stephen Pound (Labour, Ealing North) completed the race in just six minutes and eight seconds to claim victory for the... Read more
5 related stories
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Croydon Guardian
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prizeThe House of Lords and the media have taken a battering from MPs in the annual
Flippin' eck! MPs leave rivals with egg on faces in pursuit of pancake prize
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
The House of Lords and the media have taken a battering from MPs in the annual parliamentary pancake race. MPs led by captain Stephen Pound (Labour, Ealing North) completed the race in just six minutes and eight seconds to claim victory for the... Read more
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13h
International Business Times
Greenpeace sets up 'fracking' operation outside Parliament, complete with noise pollution and smoke Environmental group Greenpeace has taken the fracking fight to Parliament – ere
Greenpeace sets up 'fracking' operation outside Parliament, complete with noise pollution and smoke
International Business Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Environmental group Greenpeace has taken the fracking fight to Parliament – erecting a lifelike rig complete with flames and sound effects outside the Palace of Westminster. The group's protest comes as the independent Planning Inspectorate begins... Read more
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14h
Daily Mirror
Watch Tory peer stun colleagues with a very unexpected four-letter wordA Tory peer stunned colleagues today when he used the word "crap" in a parliame
Watch Tory peer stun colleagues with a very unexpected four-letter word
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
A Tory peer stunned colleagues today when he used the word "crap" in a parliamentary committee. Lord Callanan caused eyebrows to soar when he delivered the four-letter slang in the gilded surroundings of Committee Room 4 in the Palace of... Read more
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express
The Sharia-run Government buildings where alcohol is BANNED thanks to Islamic finance deal THESE are the Government buildings where selling alcohol is banned - because
The Sharia-run Government buildings where alcohol is BANNED thanks to Islamic finance deal
express / Posted yesterday
THESE are the Government buildings where selling alcohol is banned - because of Sharia law. Richmon House in central London is currently governed by Sharia... Read more
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The New Statesman
Lock up your tourists: a holiday in some benighted Middle Eastern country isn’t “a celebration of life”Who will speak for England? The front page of the Mail last Thursday may have b
Lock up your tourists: a holiday in some benighted Middle Eastern country isn’t “a celebration of life”
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
Who will speak for England? The front page of the Mail last Thursday may have been subjected to the kind of instant ridicule that makes Twitter worth enduring, but for some Labour MPs this is a question that deserves serious attention. Since May,... Read more
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The New Statesman
Labour's woes in England won't be solved with an English ParliamentWho will speak for England? The front page of the Mail last Thursday may have b
Labour's woes in England won't be solved with an English Parliament
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
Who will speak for England? The front page of the Mail last Thursday may have been subjected to the kind of instant ridicule that makes Twitter worth enduring, but for some Labour MPs this is a question that deserves serious attention. Since May,... Read more
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Daily Record
Former Labour MP Jimmy Wray's widow claims his £500,000 will was forgedWife Laura was stunned as the will ignored Frankie, 17, who requires costly rou
Former Labour MP Jimmy Wray's widow claims his £500,000 will was forged
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Wife Laura was stunned as the will ignored Frankie, 17, who requires costly round-the-clock care. Now she has lodged an action at the Court of Session disputing her late husband’s will in a bid to win a share for her son. Laura, 53, says her... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Police kept inquiry into false VIP sex abuse claims open for a yearIt raises questions about the police’s inability to wind up cases based on spur
Police kept inquiry into false VIP sex abuse claims open for a year
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
It raises questions about the police’s inability to wind up cases based on spurious claims more quickly. Another complainant, known as Nick, claimed he had witnessed three murders and that he had been abused by a number of dignitaries including Lord... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Amazing places to take a walkWalking holidays: Whitehall, London; Kowloon’s Golden Mile | DailyTelegraph Se
Amazing places to take a walk
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Walking holidays: Whitehall, London; Kowloon’s Golden Mile | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website See the Paris sights, such as Notre Dame, on a stroll along the... Read more
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Perth Now
Amazing places to take a walkSee the Paris sights, such as Notre Dame, on a stroll along the Seine. Picture:
Amazing places to take a walk
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
See the Paris sights, such as Notre Dame, on a stroll along the Seine. Picture: iStock THERE are more ways than ever to explore a holiday destination – trams, horse-drawn carts, Segways, vintage cars, bicycles – but there are some streets that... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Amazing places to take a walkSee the Paris sights, such as Notre Dame, on a stroll along the Seine. Picture:
Amazing places to take a walk
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
See the Paris sights, such as Notre Dame, on a stroll along the Seine. Picture: iStock THERE are more ways than ever to explore a holiday destination – trams, horse-drawn carts, Segways, vintage cars, bicycles – but there are some streets that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Nations pledge $11B to aid Syrian refugeesLONDON -- World leaders on Thursday pledged almost $11 billion to help fund sch
Nations pledge $11B to aid Syrian refugees
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON -- World leaders on Thursday pledged almost $11 billion to help fund schools, shelter and jobs for refugees from Syria's civil war. British Prime Minister David Cameron said the money "will save lives, will give hope, will give people the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sophie Walker: London is the 'worst place' for women to live in the UKShe’s got a steely edge, a touch of a Scottish accent that hangs like a threat
Sophie Walker: London is the 'worst place' for women to live in the UK
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
She’s got a steely edge, a touch of a Scottish accent that hangs like a threat in her sentences, and eyes that challenge you to disagree. She’s what men call women they fear: formidable. And as leader of the Women’s Equality Party (WE) she is its... Read more
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Wakefield Today
A cool £7m and still rising: Ice Bucket Challenge couple’s accolade joyA couple who raised more than £4m for the Motor Neurone Disease Association hav
A cool £7m and still rising: Ice Bucket Challenge couple’s accolade joy
Wakefield Today / Posted 5 days ago
A couple who raised more than £4m for the Motor Neurone Disease Association have been recognised with a national honour. Paula and Robert Maguire of Ryhill introduced the Ice Bucket Challenge social media craze to the UK, capturing the hearts of the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Community champion given medal of honour for ‘selfless’ charity workA “SELFLESS” community champion has returned triumphant to Wantage with a Briti
Community champion given medal of honour for ‘selfless’ charity work
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
A “SELFLESS” community champion has returned triumphant to Wantage with a British Citizen Award (BCA) to his name. Ray Collins, 46, has raised £28,000 for charity in the last 12 months alone and has a plethora of good deeds spanning 10 years to his... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Big Ben's little boet chimes againThe city hall clock‚ which is exactly half the size of the Great Bell at the Pa
Big Ben's little boet chimes again
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
The city hall clock‚ which is exactly half the size of the Great Bell at the Palace of Westminster in London‚ was installed in 1915. Mayoral committee member for tourism‚ events and economic development councillor Garreth Bloor said the clock... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Worksop marathon man given prestigious award after coming back from horrific accidentA Notts man who has run scores of marathons for charity – despite being told he
Worksop marathon man given prestigious award after coming back from horrific accident
Nottingham Post / Posted 9 days ago
A Notts man who has run scores of marathons for charity – despite being told he would never walk again after a horrific accident – has been recognised with a national award. Tony Eaton was given a prestigious British Citizen Award for his services... Read more
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asianage
Out of House, British MPs may have to follow Sharia lawMPs and peers were told this week that they are likely to have to move out of t
Out of House, British MPs may have to follow Sharia law
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
MPs and peers were told this week that they are likely to have to move out of the Palace of Westminster entirely for at least six years British legislators may have to comply with the Sharia law including an alcohol ban when they move out of the... Read more
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express
House of Commons spends £1,500 a WEEK to control vermin – and YOU'RE paying TAXPAYERS are forking out a staggering £1,500 a week on pest control for rats
House of Commons spends £1,500 a WEEK to control vermin – and YOU'RE paying
express / Posted 11 days ago
TAXPAYERS are forking out a staggering £1,500 a week on pest control for rats, moths and seagulls in the House of Commons. House of Commons bosses splashed out on £1,500 to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Unspun - the politics diaryHowever it’s still not a good example for Mr Weir to set. After all, he is the
Unspun - the politics diary
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
However it’s still not a good example for Mr Weir to set. After all, he is the SNP chief whip and disciplinarian. IF you're happy to be a once-a-year, Burns Night haggis eater, spare a thought for Tory MS John Scott. "I've had enough," he told... Read more
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express
UK MPs ruled by SHARIA LAW: Politicians face alcohol ban as new offices governed by ISLAM POLITICIANS could face an alcohol ban as the new offices they will be moving
UK MPs ruled by SHARIA LAW: Politicians face alcohol ban as new offices governed by ISLAM
express / Posted 11 days ago
POLITICIANS could face an alcohol ban as the new offices they will be moving into are ruled by Sharia law. MPs will not be allowed to drink alcohol at their... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
'Selfless' Wantage community fundraiser Ray Collins handed British Citizen AwardA "selfless" community champion is returning triumphant to Wantage with a Briti
'Selfless' Wantage community fundraiser Ray Collins handed British Citizen Award
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 11 days ago
A "selfless" community champion is returning triumphant to Wantage with a British Citizen Award (BCA) to his name. Ray Collins, 46, has raised £28,000 for charity in the last 12 months alone and has a plethora of good deeds spanning 10 years to his... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'Selfless' Wantage community fundraiser Ray Collins handed British Citizen AwardA "selfless" community champion is returning triumphant to Wantage with a Briti
'Selfless' Wantage community fundraiser Ray Collins handed British Citizen Award
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
A "selfless" community champion is returning triumphant to Wantage with a British Citizen Award (BCA) to his name. Ray Collins, 46, has raised £28,000 for charity in the last 12 months alone and has a plethora of good deeds spanning 10 years to his... Read more
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chroniclelive
We've become obsessed with reforming the public sector just for the sake of itThere’s been a lot of enthusiasm in the Press recently for city-devolution in t
We've become obsessed with reforming the public sector just for the sake of it
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
There’s been a lot of enthusiasm in the Press recently for city-devolution in the North of England. The Government are creating new Mayors to streamline local decision-making as a first step in driving towards ‘the Northern Powerhouse’. Everyone... Read more
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walesonline
The first shot has been fired in an epic battle about who runs WalesLabour, Plaid Cymru and Liberal Democrat Assembly Members left the UK Governmen
The first shot has been fired in an epic battle about who runs Wales
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
Labour, Plaid Cymru and Liberal Democrat Assembly Members left the UK Government in no doubt about what they thought of its plans to overhaul trade union law. They voted to reject the Conservative plans to impose new thresholds that unions must meet... Read more
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express
New memorial outside Parliament will honour Holocaust victims A NATIONAL memorial to Holocaust victims will be built outside Parliament, Da
New memorial outside Parliament will honour Holocaust victims
express / Posted 13 days ago
A NATIONAL memorial to Holocaust victims will be built outside Parliament, David Cameron announced yesterday. David Cameron announced a national memorial to Holocaust victims will be... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
MP calls for Crown Paints to be used to paint palaceDARWEN MP Jake Berry put forward the suggestion of using Crown Paints to decora
MP calls for Crown Paints to be used to paint palace
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
DARWEN MP Jake Berry put forward the suggestion of using Crown Paints to decorate the Palace of Westminster as part of its 'restoration and renewal'. A plan has been established to tackle the significant work that needs to be done to protect the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
There are rats running wild in Westminster. What are you going to do about it?Bosses at the Palace of Westminster say they have had a string of complaints ab
There are rats running wild in Westminster. What are you going to do about it?
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
Bosses at the Palace of Westminster say they have had a string of complaints about rodents and are spending thousands on traps, baits, poison and exterminators. But it's to no avail as rats are still attracted by a starting salary of £74,000,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
House of Commons spends a LOT trying to control a rat problemRats and mice are running the halls, seagulls and pigeons are scavenging for fo
House of Commons spends a LOT trying to control a rat problem
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
Rats and mice are running the halls, seagulls and pigeons are scavenging for food in outdoor areas, and moths are feasting on irreplaceable ancient tapestries and ceremonial clothes. Bosses at the Palace of Westminster – which includes the House of... Read more
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The Advocate
Highly paid lobbyists who besiege Congress, legislators a far cry from humble petitioners of yoreAn American in London’s Palace of Westminster, where I found myself last week,
Highly paid lobbyists who besiege Congress, legislators a far cry from humble petitioners of yore
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
An American in London’s Palace of Westminster, where I found myself last week, will soon be reminded that one of our most famous political stories is bunk. Anyone with even a passing interest in the history of American democracy will have been told... Read more
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Orange County Register
British politicians won't ban Trump; instead, they may invite him for a visitLONDON – In nearly a millennium of history, the Palace of Westminster has playe
British politicians won't ban Trump; instead, they may invite him for a visit
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
LONDON – In nearly a millennium of history, the Palace of Westminster has played host to kings and queens, endured Nazi bombing raids and showed the world how a people could govern themselves through representative democracy. But it has never seen a... Read more
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Scotsman
Joyce McMillan: English anthem has implications for Union More than a simple flag-waving exercise, the hunt for an English anthem involv
Joyce McMillan: English anthem has implications for Union
Scotsman / Posted 26 days ago
More than a simple flag-waving exercise, the hunt for an English anthem involves questions of identity. Picture: AFP/Getty Images ENGLAND’S search for a national anthem has serious... Read more
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asianage
London armed police surge after Paris attacksA police security point is set up on Westminster Bridge in front of in the Pala
London armed police surge after Paris attacks
asianage / Posted 26 days ago
A police security point is set up on Westminster Bridge in front of in the Palace of Westminster in London. (Photo: AP) British police do not routinely carry weapons, although armed officers do protect sensitive sites and all forces have armed... Read more
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This is West Country
Should England have its own 'national anthem'Parliament is to hear calls for England to drop God Save The Queen at sporting
Should England have its own 'national anthem'
This is West Country / Posted 27 days ago
Parliament is to hear calls for England to drop God Save The Queen at sporting events in favour of its own national anthem. MP Toby Perkins wants legislation to enable England teams to be greeted by their own anthem in the same way as Scotland and... Read more
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thebee
Sky Poll: 63% Support England Sports AnthemA Sky Data Snap poll has revealed that 63% of people surveyed said they support
Sky Poll: 63% Support England Sports Anthem
thebee / Posted 27 days ago
A Sky Data Snap poll has revealed that 63% of people surveyed said they support England having its own national sporting anthem. The top choice was Land Of Hope Of Glory (40%), followed closely by Jerusalem (31%), There’ll Always Be An England (18%)... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
England sporting teams 'should drop God Save The Queen' Toby Perkins called for English sporting teams to get their own anthem Parli
England sporting teams 'should drop God Save The Queen'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
Toby Perkins called for English sporting teams to get their own anthem Parliament is to hear calls for England to drop God Save The Queen at sporting events in favour of its own national... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Award for UK ice bucket pioneers Paula and Robert MaguireA dedicated Ryhill couple who raised more than £4million for charity by bringin
Award for UK ice bucket pioneers Paula and Robert Maguire
Wakefield Today / Posted 30 days ago
A dedicated Ryhill couple who raised more than £4million for charity by bringing the Ice Bucket Challenge social media craze to the UK have been recognised with a national award. Paula and Robert Maguire have been selected to receive a British... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Bracknell Cub leader nominated for national dedication awardThe leader of the 1st Hersham Cub Pack is to be honoured in a national awards c
Bracknell Cub leader nominated for national dedication award
Reading Evening Post / Posted 1 months ago
The leader of the 1st Hersham Cub Pack is to be honoured in a national awards ceremony for her tireless efforts, even through the illness and death of her father. Sarah Hynds, 34, has given 20 years of her life to the 1st Hersham Cub Pack and spent... Read more
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Quartz
Why this controversial UK bill is leaving Silicon Valley worried - Quartz Surveillance Overreach The world’s biggest technology companies are
Why this controversial UK bill is leaving Silicon Valley worried
Quartz / Posted 1 months ago
- Quartz Surveillance Overreach The world’s biggest technology companies are concentrating their legal firepower on a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Community hero honouredAn Ireby woman will receive a national honour for devoting 50 years to her vill
Community hero honoured
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 1 months ago
An Ireby woman will receive a national honour for devoting 50 years to her village. Barbara Boyes, who will receive a British Citizen Award at the end of January for services to her community in Ireby. Barbara Boyes, 73, will be given a British... Read more

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