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Star comment: Families must take initiative

School dinner

Free school dinners are on the menu for a staggering 1.5 million children aged under seven. And that number could increase dramatically if a Liberal Democrat plan is approved to extend the scheme for all children under 11.

Star comment: Fuel price cut is not that great

Motorway fuel costs

The fall in prices at the petrol pumps will have been welcomed by many people who will be saving a few pounds per week on their cost of living. But there is a more disturbing story behind the headline fall in cost.

Star comment: The perils of social media use

police cpso stock

To err is human, and we might remember that when we consider the aberrations that have led 19 West Mercia Police officers to be disciplined for their use – or rather misuse – of social media.