Category Archives: Environment

Footpath Number 38 Still Not Repaired

This is a picture of footpath number 38. It leads from Slayley Green to the traffic lights on Hancock’s Hill. A well used walking route and one of the main routes to school for children. This footpath was dug up … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: McDonald’s Planning Application Resubmitted

08/00720/VAR To trade between 6am-midnight, seven days a week (vary condition 9 of planning permission 99/00309/FUL and 99/00310/FUL which limited hours to 0730-2300 daily). McDonald’s have resubmitted their application to change the existing planning conditions which restricted their operating hours. … Continue reading

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Lights Are On For Reading Between The Lines…

Second letter in 3.5 years from our County Councillor … ‘With the County Council elections dark nights drawing closer in, I am pleased to bring some good news about street lighting. I have obtained nearly £40,000 of your money worth … Continue reading

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40 Fixed Penalty Notices Issued in McDonald’s Car Park Over The Last Two Years

Comments from the Pollution Control Officer in relation to the McDonald’s planning application. “APPLICATION NO: 08/00510/VAR LOCATION: McDonalds, Tally’s End, Barlborough PROPOSAL: To trade between 06.00 – 2300 hours 7 days a week, to vary condition 9 of 99/00309/FUL & … Continue reading

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Say It With Flowers…

The chosen colour scheme for Barlborough’s floral displays this year was red. One bemused resident asked another why all the flowers were the same colour (with a hint of white in some cases). Labour Party colours replied the other…The politics … Continue reading

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Concrete Manufacturing Plant Underway at Steetley on the A619 Between Whitwell and Worksop

The concrete manufacturing facility will be complete in the second quarter of 2009. It will be 24 hour operation and all the traffic to access the M1 will be coming through Barlborough. Apparantly, they have already got the contract for … Continue reading

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“We’re Not Going To Paint The Sand Green”

After a recent campaign in Barlborough to ‘Keep Barlborough Green’ (when the village green was already green) we found this article about having a beach reclassified as a village green rather amusing! ‘A town council is hoping to reclassify a … Continue reading

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Barlborough McDonald’s Is Applying For A 6.00am Start

McDonald’s Restaurant at Tally’s End have applied to Bolsover District Council to vary their planning conditions. They are seeking to extend their opening hours from a 7.30am to a 6.00am start seven days a week. The site notices were put … Continue reading

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Cllr Dennis Kelly – Litter Tsar and Local Hero

Thank goodness someone is taking care of Barlborough at Bolsover District Council! A Clowne resident was fined £365 for throwing a cigarette butt out of a car as she drove into McDonalds car park in Barlborough. Mrs Crawford was seen … Continue reading

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‘Keep Barlborough Green’ Mystery Solved!

It is rumoured that Barlborough Village Green is to become the new recycling centre. An environmental project launched on Sunday announced ‘Keep Barlborough Green.’ The signs were displayed on the village green, leading to speculation that this is in fact … Continue reading

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