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A rose by any other name…..

It’s beyond my comprehension that I am unable to buy a small red rose badge/brooch (as mentioned by Peter Mandelson on Desert Island Disks) from the Labour party shop. Thank goodness for ebay

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Proclaiming!

After the ball is over……. But whatever happens after the Scottish Referendum ball, one thing is clear, it has shaken things up for the whole of the UK. It has shown that there can be an 85% turn out of … Continue reading

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Tim Roca in Trafalgar Square

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Roca Round Macc

Our Labour Candidate, Tim Roca, was out and about on Saturday, ┬ámeeting the people of Macclesfield, with Cheshire East Councillors, including the Mayor, Janet Jackson, Hurdsfield’s Steve Carter, Macc South Laura Jeuda and Macc Central, Ken Edwards.

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Monstrous Regiment ( part 2)

And finally…… From Dame Doreen Lawrence, a moving speech, then the Q&A with Ed before Harriet’s brilliant summing up, I was wondering how I could follow this and was looking forward to sharing all my conference moments with Joe ( … Continue reading

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Freeze those bills

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Hope not Hate

I didn’t know what to expect from this ( not sandwiches or coffee, though they were plentiful Perhaps because the event was sponsored by ASLEF and we all have fond memories of BR sandwiches.) I like Kevin Maguire associate EDitor … Continue reading

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Building a support base ‘Grafting’

The day after the night before: I had no real plans for today except to go to the Conference Centre and be there at the Q and A session. Having become familiar with the layout if the Conference Centre, I … Continue reading

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The Race to the Top

Well done Ed! What a storming speech The wait outside the Conference doors was worth it and my goodness we did wait … Outside lined up on the stairs. Although I have been occupying the same numbered seat, and as … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Family

My new best friends are the young people ‘manning’ the exhibition stall promoting the Nuclear industry. (NIA) Somewhat controversially I have been supporting them and visit daily, but dear reader, they have a system of lockers where you can charge … Continue reading

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