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Green and pleasant land (2)

Fiona Russell-Horne

A story that one might have expected to hit the headlines as a result of 'silly season' - when newspapers (by which I mean all kinds of news media, printed and online) resort to writing any old rubbish, just to get the pages filled - was doing the rounds this week.

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It’s only politics

Fiona Russell-Horne

E-Day minus 1. Fewer than 24 hours to go until the polling booths open, the retired civil servants and constituency party faithful sharpen their pencils and get their rulers ready.

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Oh dear Lords

Fiona Russell-Horne

Once upon a time, there was Labour Government who disagreed with the idea that some people were born to rule over others just because of who their Daddy was. So they set about trying to abolish an institution called the House of Lords, which included some people who were entitled to be their because of…

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The Olympic Legacy

Guest Blogger - Bill Price

I don’t suppose that there can be anyone left in the UK who is not aware that the London 2012 Olympic Games are nearly upon us. Even I am not totally immune, having watched the Olympic Torch pass through the small town in Warwickshire where I live, on a Sunday evening. Lots of retail opportunities…

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Green deal = good deal?

Guest Blogger - John Sinfield

Merchants must seriously consider their current business model if they want to thrive under new Green Deal proposals. Those merchants looking for wider involvement when the new deal comes in should give careful thought to becoming a Green Deal provider.

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