Category Archives: Aunty Anne

Weedy Western Won’t Cut-It For A Dennis Skinner Replacement

Cllr Anne Western is lining herself up as Dennis Skinner’s replacement in a few years time so the Labour Party chatterati are saying. She won’t get very far while she continues to show such blatant disregard for the ex-mineworkers. The … Continue reading

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Anne Westerns Continued Failings Delays Bin Collections!

Posted on Bolsover web Site 2nd January 2015 Resultant from recent weather conditions (snowfall) some residents’ waste collection service may have been disrupted and bins not emptied, in particular, burgundy bins. With regard to missed bin collections: Black Bin Collections Residents … Continue reading

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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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Come and sit with the public, Andrew

Derbyshire Times 7th June 2013 Members of the public will be allowed to ask questions at Derbyshire County Council’s cabinet meetings for the first time in a bid to get local people more involved in decision-making. Previously, residents had to … Continue reading

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Derbyshire Councillors Get £4k Rise

Good to see that Aunty Anne is getting her priorities right. After sacking the Chief Executive Councillors are to be given a £4k pay rise. Oh! and the ‘slimmed down’ cabinet has also resulted in lots of deputy posts being … Continue reading

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What Are You Hiding Now?

Barlborough Life have received information that our Labour Parish Councillors are refusing local residents access to the Barlborough Parish Accounts – I wonder why? The council are obliged under the Freedom of Information Act and the Council Guide to disclose the … Continue reading

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Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner

On 15 November 2012, for the first time ever, the public across England and Wales will elect a police and crime commissioner who will be accountable for how crime is tackled in their police force area The role of the … Continue reading

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Barlborough Parish Council Rumour or Fact – You Decide

Received in the Inbox: 12:07 2nd May 2012 Dear Barlborough Life I’ve heard on the grapevine that the parish clerk who resigned last year has complained to an employment tribunal about being unfairly forced to leave by the councillors. Does anyone … Continue reading

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Eion Watts On Fly Posting Removal Duties On Polling Day

Dear Barlborough Life, I’m forwarding a copy of an email I sent to Wes Lumley, Chief Executive of Bolsover District Council, regarding the copious amounts of fly-posting around our village. Given that the Barlborough Life readership is in the thousands, … Continue reading

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£6,167.49 Spent On What Cllr Western?

The issue of MPs’ expenses is only the tip of the iceberg. Once our MPs’ are finished with, County Councillors and District Councillors will be next. We will start the ball rolling with the incumbent Deputy Leader of Derbyshire County … Continue reading

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