Issue 1361

26 Oct 2020
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Talk the walk He may have all the qualities of a gritty Yorkshireman but Captain Tom Moore tells Susan Griffin he’s enjoying the attention that’s come after his heroic effort to raise money for the NHS.

Where are they now? Many of the individuals we identified a decade ago as being the region’s most powerful have disappeared from view. Michael Taylor assesses their changing fortunes and asks whether the nature of power itself has changed in the intervening years.

Swans around Lancashire’s Martin Mere was once bigger than Windermere. After the area was drained for farming, what remained became a veritable swan lake, reports Roger Ratcliffe.

Plus News, arts and entertainment, columnist Saskia Murphy on Tier 3 and the King of the north, Fearne Cotton’s letter to her younger self, crossword, Sudoku and more.