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See what's going on under the surface of current eventsA commentary of opinions and views inspired by news and current affairs - mainly in St. Anne's and the Fylde, but sometimes in the wider world.

Occasionally you will find information that others would prefer not to have publicised.

You might also come across controversy during your journey under the skin of current affairs.

Politically, you will probably find views to the right of Genghis Kahn and to the left of Arthur Scargill. One thing you won't find is "political correctness" so if you are easily offended in that area, it's time to leave.

The very hottest topics of the moment are:  

Got a Toshiba?  
We look at  fortunes of the companies that control (and will in future control) what happens at the Springfields Nuclear works at Salwick....

Standing in Heyhouses Significant News
The Heyhouses Ward by-election is on 5th April 2018. We have the candidate names and their form....

What a Performance  Exclusive News
We look at Fylde's 2018 Budget meeting,  before contrasting the perspectives of the Leader with Fylde residents.

Other hot topics can be found under latest. The archive is divided up into publication years (Jan-Dec) and is more or less what it says on the tin.

"If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind."

John Stuart Mill

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