Friday, November 14, 2014

Six of the Best 473

Birkdale Focus says that foisting mayors on Northern cities is a disgrace.

At the end of October the Liberal Democrats won a significant council by-election in York. On the ALDC site Steve Galloway (who was the city's leading Liberal when I was a student there) tells us how it was done.

Is your MP a potential defector? Dr Alun Wyburn-Powell and his handy six-point guide will help you judge.

As Easy As Riding a Bike on the debate over cycle helmets.

David Rudkin's 1974 television play Penda's Fen is "an unforgettable hybrid of horror story, rites-of‑passage spiritual quest and vision of an alternative England," says Sukhdev Sandhu on the Guardian website.

The Crimson Rambler has a short "film" of the 2014 cricket season.

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