Tag Archives: Cumbria

Is the Success Regime ‘getting away with breaking the law’? (Clue: they’re not!)

They’re not breaking the law … yet. Yesterday I posted: Now, I’m not even close to an expert in the law, but I would have thought just as a builder might become liable if someone’s house fell down, the Success … Continue reading

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Can Cumbria County Council close down The Success Regime?

The three lucky (read: reluctant) participants of the Government takeover, The Success Regime, are Essex, North Devon, and West, North, and East Cumbria. Although Essex may be falling into place, it seems things aren’t so happy on the Devon front. … Continue reading

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The Success Regime in Cumbria has made a MASSIVE mistake

A clear theme runs across everything being said by Cumbrian people as part of this Success Regime consultation period. Give us health services that fit our rural circumstances Young or older, the diversity of their requirements means they want a … Continue reading

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Restore your belief in humanity: Cumbrian floods 2015

If you’re looking for a way to restore your faith in humanity, you should look no further than Cumbria. The sheer volume of people prepared to reach out and offer their homes, their rooms, their belongings, and their skills to … Continue reading

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We’re all conkers in this neck of the woods!

I want to show you the treasures of our dogwalk from the other day,  but I’m sorry to report that I ate the foraged beech nuts, so you’ll have to wait until next time to see how great they roast, … Continue reading

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Summertime! And the living is rainy …

Yep, just in case you thought Cumbria was getting record levels of sunshine, we caught a collection of cloud and low pressure resulting in humidity, wind, and torrential showers. Today’s soaking wet dog walk resulted in a spectacular (though not … Continue reading

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Autumn days; best or worst?

Autumn days are the best and worst. Winter’s not so bad because you know the weather’s going to be inclement. Certainty helps with your expectations. If you are sure there’s no way you’ll see sunshine that day, even the sharpest … Continue reading

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