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BOOK REVIEW: secret diary that reveals the extraordinary trials of three sisters during the Russian revolution

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 9:35am
Miss Daisy's Secret Russian Diary 1916-1918 edited by Muriel Delahaye, £9.99

FAITH VIEWPOINT: real unity is an incredible concept

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 7:02am
THE recent eclipse of the sun was spectacular. It’s incredible too, that vapours that rise from the earth as clouds can blot out our vision of it. The sun still continues to exist though, and to shower the bounty of its warmth and light on us.

LETTER: 'The miracle of Dunkirk'

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 5:44am
All across our towns and cities the blockbuster film Dunkirk is creating great interest and fascination. There is, however, one major fact not mentioned in the film.

PICTURE FROM THE PAST: Tractor ploughs a lonely furrow

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 6:54pm
WE WOULD love to know more about this image from our Joseph Hardman archive of a tractor ploughing. This was probably taken in the 1940s or 50s, but if you can give us any more information please get in touch at or Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL. Please include the reference number 2002.7.012 in any correspondence.

New menu offers best start to day

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 4:59pm
MORNINGS are getting off to an even better start at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts following the introduction of a new breakfast menu featuring the best of British produce at all UK hotels.