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NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

28 February 2024
NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

28 February 2024

Can we press pause on more National Parks? Just till we’re back on track with the vital stuff?


NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

21 February 2024
NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

21 February 2024

The housing crisis here – as in other parts of Scotland – is well documented.


NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

14 February 2024
NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

14 February 2024

Comparing the opportunities that a tiny 28-pupil school can provide with what can be offered in a city school, isn’t comparing like with like.


NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

31 January 2024
NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

31 January 2024

What is really important, is to keep abreast of the issues that I can do something about.


NICKY MARR: Our words can have impact we may never know

24 January 2024
NICKY MARR: Our words can have impact we may never know

NICKY MARR: Our words can have impact we may never know

24 January 2024

Think about the impact we, and our words and actions, each have on the lives of those around us.


NICKY MARR: Surely I'm not the only one struggling with phone addiction

17 January 2024
NICKY MARR: Surely I'm not the only one struggling with phone addiction

NICKY MARR: Surely I'm not the only one struggling with phone addiction

17 January 2024

I can’t seem to help myself. I am addicted to my phone.


NICKY MARR: Mr Bates vs the Post Office and the power of the arts

10 January 2024
NICKY MARR: Mr Bates vs the Post Office and the power of the arts

NICKY MARR: Mr Bates vs the Post Office and the power of the arts

10 January 2024

If you’ve not yet seen the four-part drama, you’ll have heard about it.


Nicky Marr: Could we be doing more to check in on neighbours?

20 December 2023
Nicky Marr: Could we be doing more to check in on neighbours?

Nicky Marr: Could we be doing more to check in on neighbours?

20 December 2023

We’re inescapably on the countdown to Christmas, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Are we winning?


Nicky Marr: Talking can bring comfort during festive period

06 December 2023
Nicky Marr: Talking can bring comfort during festive period

Nicky Marr: Talking can bring comfort during festive period

06 December 2023

Take time to be kind to ourselves, focus on what matters, and lean into the love of those who we do have around us.


Nicky Marr: A bid farewell to the BT phone book after 150 years

29 November 2023
Nicky Marr: A bid farewell to the BT phone book after 150 years

Nicky Marr: A bid farewell to the BT phone book after 150 years

29 November 2023

Ringing changes on part of our shared history


Nicky Marr: Trust today's youth to take ownership of their careers

22 November 2023
Nicky Marr: Trust today's youth to take ownership of their careers

Nicky Marr: Trust today's youth to take ownership of their careers

22 November 2023

At school my only dream career was to be a Blue Peter presenter.


Nicky Marr: Shop local this Christmas, it can make a difference

15 November 2023
Nicky Marr: Shop local this Christmas, it can make a difference

Nicky Marr: Shop local this Christmas, it can make a difference

15 November 2023

"Shop local this Christmas. Use it or lose it. I consider myself warned."


Nicky Marr: We need to keep on talking about the menopause

08 November 2023
Nicky Marr: We need to keep on talking about the menopause

Nicky Marr: We need to keep on talking about the menopause

08 November 2023

What do you think of when you hear the word menopause?


Nicky Marr: Ness Factor was great but what if we didn’t need charity fundraisers at all?

01 November 2023
Nicky Marr: Ness Factor was great but what if we didn’t need charity fundraisers at all?

Nicky Marr: Ness Factor was great but what if we didn’t need charity fundraisers at all?

01 November 2023

The creativity of charity fundraising seems endless.


Nicky Marr: Will Covid inquiry really give us the whole truth?

25 October 2023
Nicky Marr: Will Covid inquiry really give us the whole truth?

Nicky Marr: Will Covid inquiry really give us the whole truth?

25 October 2023

It’s easy to look back to when we started hearing about this mystery disease, and to forget the deep fear and uncertainty.


Nicky Marr: Is Krispy Kreme the right answer for high street?

18 October 2023
Nicky Marr: Is Krispy Kreme the right answer for high street?

Nicky Marr: Is Krispy Kreme the right answer for high street?

18 October 2023

"Let’s really hope this new venture doesn’t cause another business to close its doors."


Nicky Marr: It's better to be safe than sorry with cancer screenings

11 October 2023
Nicky Marr: It's better to be safe than sorry with cancer screenings

Nicky Marr: It's better to be safe than sorry with cancer screenings

11 October 2023

What do they say – better safe than sorry? Go for the scans, get checked out.


Nicky Marr: Teaching staff deserve respect and gratitude

04 October 2023
Nicky Marr: Teaching staff deserve respect and gratitude

Nicky Marr: Teaching staff deserve respect and gratitude

04 October 2023

We take teachers for granted when we should be giving them everything they need.


Nicky Marr: CCTV can help make us safer on the buses

27 September 2023
Nicky Marr: CCTV can help make us safer on the buses

Nicky Marr: CCTV can help make us safer on the buses

27 September 2023

There’s CCTV on almost every street corner, and in most shops and bars, but not yet buses.


Nicky Marr: Impact of school woes is felt by our next generation

20 September 2023
Nicky Marr: Impact of school woes is felt by our next generation

Nicky Marr: Impact of school woes is felt by our next generation

20 September 2023

Strikes by teaching staff will impact their education, As will a crumbling, leaking, mouse-infested, damp school.


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