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The Meeting Barlborough Parish Council Do Not Want Residents Attending

Did you know that as a resident of Barlborough you can inspect the Parish Accounts, invoices and expense payments? How much more than £60,000 did the Parish Council pay in Compensation? Why didn’t the insurance company pay out? How much … Continue reading

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Watsy Bad For The Environment

Protesters’ human barrier stops council tree cutters Published in the Derbyshire Times 6 March 2014 Protesters formed a human barrier on a wood shredder in an attempt to stop council workmen cutting the tops off a line of trees. The … Continue reading

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Well Done Barlborough First!

Barlborough First campaigned for improved access to Barlborough Country Park and a pathway along Clowne Road.  It’s great news that this work is finally going ahead. Brian Watson (Barlborough First) championed this back in 2008 as this old YouTube video … Continue reading

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Clowne Road Stone Planter Being Demolished

The stone planter on Clowne Road is currently being demolished by Derbyshire County Council. Even though the emergency parish council meeting to discuss its removal is not being held until tonight…7.00pm in the Church Institute – should be an interesting … Continue reading

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Barlborough Parish Council Waste £65,000 of Residents Money

Eion Watts Leader Bolsover District Council and Anne Western Leader Derbyshire County Council Both members of Barlborough Parish Council Derbyshire Times 24th October 2013 A (Labour) parish council has been embroiled in a £65,000 employment tribunal – after a clerk … Continue reading

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Councillors And Their Cars…

District Councillor Cllr Karl Reid (Clowne) cut a very ungainly figure this morning getting out of his  silver Porsche in the District Council car park. When people of a certain age have to nearly resort to getting out of their … Continue reading

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Tesco Distribution Centre to stay OPEN

The Derbyshire Times report this week……………………… STAFF and residents have learned today, Wednesday, August 28, that Tesco’s distribution centre at Barlborough – which was due to close in September – is now expected to stay open. The centre on Gander … Continue reading

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Derbyshire County Council Meetings Available To Watch!!!!!

Derbyshire County Council meetings are now available to be viewed on line, the July meeting is available:  Just click here We wonder when Barlborough Parish Council will start allowing residents access to Parish Council minutes or even filming the meetings … Continue reading

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Double Standards Again Cllr Western?

Derbyshire County Council – News Update Council Leader Councillor Anne Western said: “We’re committed to putting communities at the heart of our decision making − listening to what people want and acting on it. “Broadcasting debates allows us to show … Continue reading

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Parish Van Stolen

The parish council van (paid for by us) has been stolen. The keys were left in the ignition while the flowers were being watered. Someone got in and drove off with it.

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