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Mary McLaren puts the spotlight on children

Posted: 14.04.21 by Mary McLaren Opinion



Many years ago, I lived and worked in Livingstone, Zambia which is only 7 miles from the famous Victoria Falls. One of my favourite African proverbs ...

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Mary McLaren puts the spotlight on Tree Wardens

Posted: 08.03.21 by Mary McLaren Opinion



During our long period of COVID-19 Restrictions, “reserved Brits” have discovered that hugging another person is a privilege which we hav...

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Alastair McCraw column: Let's talk about - water

Posted: 26.02.21 by Alastair McCraw Opinion



Like many I was pleased to hear the announcement of an extra £1M for Highways Flooding and road improvements in Suffolk. Of course, this was announce...

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Mary McLaren puts the spotlight on FARMING

Posted: 23.02.21 by The Editor Opinion



Mary's McLaren the Suffolk County Council prospective candidate for the Peninsula Division talks farming Farmers know all about stor...

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Ash Wednesday: Lent Letter for 2021

Posted: 17.02.21 by Liesbeth Oosterhof Opinion



Dear All, As we stubbornly carry on one event, one celebration after another in ways we have never done or celebrated them before, we have come to As...

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Introducing Mary McLaren Peninsula Division's Conservative prospective candidate for Suffolk County Council elections

Posted: 09.02.21 by Mary McLaren Opinion



My name is Mary McLaren and I am the prospective Conservative Candidate for the Peninsula Division in the Suffolk County Council Elections in May and ...

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Musing on the job

Posted: 08.02.21 by Alistair McCraw Opinion



Over the last ten years, I constantly find myself coming back to the question. What is the job of a councillor? Given the recent viral videos from Han...

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