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The “dead horse” speaks: absentee councillor finally responds to The Clarion’s...

Last month, after eight months of silence from absentee Northumberland County Councillor Roderick Lawrie, The Clarion asked the question: “Am I flogging...

Absentee Councillor: am I flogging a dead horse?

APART FROM THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE I ever received in a lifetime in journalism – “Always...

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The “dead horse” speaks: absentee councillor finally responds to The Clarion’s probing

Last month, after eight months of silence from absentee Northumberland County Councillor Roderick Lawrie, The Clarion asked the question: “Am I flogging...

Lord Gnome takes up The Clarion’s ‘absentee councillor’ case

THE SCANDAL of absentee North Northumberland County Councillor Roderick Lawrie has been taken up by the influential satirical news magazine Private Eye....

Absentee Councillor: am I flogging a dead horse?

APART FROM THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE I ever received in a lifetime in journalism – “Always...

In support of ‘absentee’ county councillor: the other side of the story

It must now be clear to even occasional readers of The Clarion that this community e-newspaper has real concerns for local democracy....

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