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26 JAN 2015

Gazette and Herald Column 22nd January

The British economy is on the move with a new set of figures confirming that we had the fastest growing advanced economy in 2014 and that we are set to grow even faster this year.  Click here to read more...

19 JAN 2015

Gazette and Herald Column 15th January

Isn't "weaponise" a terrible word? How do you feel about politicians who would like to "weaponise" our precious NHS? Click here to read more...

12 JAN 2015

Gazette and Herald Column 8th January

Christmas flew by with highlights being the packed Christmas Eve service in my local church (with mulled wine and mince pies) and the festive, albeit last minute, shopping trips to local high streets for a great array of gifts. Click here to read more...

05 JAN 2015

Gazette and Herald Column 23rd December

The presents are wrapped, the turkey collected and it is time to celebrate the birth of Christ with the peculiarly British rituals we know and love. Click here to read more...

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