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SUNDAY COLUMN: Football’s Coming Home?

Anne Marie Waters Sunday 11th July 2021 Modern life can be very confusing.  Indeed, at times, it’s a living contradiction.  Today is an exciting day for football fans.  It is the final of the Euro 2020 championships and England is in it!  While I’m not the world’s biggest fan of the game, I have been... Read more

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SUNDAY COLUMN: Labour’s Red Wall

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"]Anne Marie Waters Sunday 4th July 2021 While it is only barely standing, standing it is – Labour’s Red Wall (its northern heartlands) has not quite yet crumbled.  This party, directly responsible for mass immigration, division, and not to mention rape-gangs,... Read more

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SUNDAY COLUMN: The Toxic Media

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"]Anne Marie Waters Sunday 27th June 2021 Yesterday we had the most fantastic day in Batley and Spen!  I deeply appreciate everyone who came along (we have a party of the most magnificent people and I feel grateful for it every... Read more

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SUNDAY COLUMN: The Meaning of “Fascist”

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"]Anne Marie Waters 21st June 2021 As soon as we announced we were standing in the Batley and Spen by-election, the Twittersphere “anti-fascists” began pounding on their keyboards.  “Fascists” this and “fascists” that.  It’s the usual stuff.  This time they were... Read more

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SUNDAY COLUMN: The Islamic Republic of Yorkshire

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"]Anne Marie Waters Monday 14th June 2021 When I was a young child, my mother would collect me from primary school every afternoon.  The routine was: home from school, sandwich, and Emmerdale Farm.  In those days that was the name of... Read more