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February 3, 2020
My former school, Headlands in Bridlington, asked ex-pupils who have gone on to be 'role models' to talk to students about their favourite book.
I chose George Orwell's 1984, a timeless classic which delivers so many important messages today, just as it did over 70 years ago.
"The moral to be drawn from this story is a simple one - don't let it happen, it depends on you." - George Orwell.
Why you should read Orwell's 1984
Humber can lead UK on Energy & Clean Growth
Hull man Richard Royal becomes first to swim solo across River Humber and back in horrific conditions
The challenges of being an Energy Estuary
Escape from Sealand
E10 in the UK
Reducing transport emissions
Team Work: Qualifying, training and preparing for an English Channel Relay Swim
LESS THAN 3,000 VOTES TO CHANGE YOUR MP!
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Video: Richard wishes Pools good luck in vital game
CHARITY SET TO BENEFIT FROM POOLS BET
PARKING CHARGES TO BE DEBATED BY COUNCIL
ROYAL CHALLENGES CHANCELLOR TO DROP THE DUTY
NHS CHIEF OPEN TO HARTLEPOOL HOSPITAL FUTURE AFTER ROYAL QUIZZING
Speech at "We Love Our Hospital" Rally
Letter to Jeremy Hunt re hospital
Royal supports charity’s call for better mental health provision
Hartlepool needs and deserves vital hospital services
Hartlepool Masterplan: Please spend our money wisely!
Royal questions council's "default position of buy, bulldoze and rebuild" over Seaton Masterplan
'Vaccinating' against water based tragedies
Daley's Bravery Reveals Our Own Flaws
‘Vaccinating’ against Water-based Tragedies
Royal Escapes Alcatraz for Young Minds
No Country For Young Swimmers
Remembering Not Repeating: Why We Should Wear The Poppy
Has Navalny's Mayoral Challenge Transformed Russian Politics?
Engaging with the Foreign Office
A burger by any other name...
Has Putin’s Misjudgement Created a Monster?
The Daily Troll: The Media Should Look In The Mirror As Well As Under The Bridge
The Government Should Be Doing More To Encourage Voluntary Work