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I smiled at the image, then shuddered in case it was my carriage the rat visited. Yes, best stop the train and catch it"
Then they could have just stayed at home - being good - and waited for their materialist wishes to turn up on Christmas morning"
My mission, should the editor choose to accept it, will be to surreptitiously take communion at every church in the diocese, giving marks out of ten for food"
Who the hell do these people think they are? As soon as you have to tell someone who or what you are, and assert your dignity, you’ve lost the battle"
I remember being interviewed for the job of running the Community Foundation in 1988 on the same day as first Red Nose Day"
Things are moving on so quickly, it would be nice to relax and enjoy the view of where we've come from"
The difference is that since the arrival of the National Lottery small communities can enjoy some big funding of their own"
This week, thirty years later, I yawned my way through a fawning TV news item in which I was treated to snatches of the revised “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”"
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Editor-in-Chief, Trinity Mirror North East
Darren was appointed editor of the Chronicle in September 2011, following a six-year spell as editor of the Evening Gazette in Teesside.
He has held a number of senior roles on regional newspapers across England, Scotland and Wales over the last 15 years and is now editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror North East.