Category Archives: Hilary Gilmour

Free Grit – Barlborough Parish Council

The black grit bins around the village belong to Barlborough Parish Council and can be refilled by contacting the following numbers: Barlborough Parish Council – Kim Moran 01246 819776 Eion Watts – Barlborough Parish Councillor 01246 819683 Anne Western – … Continue reading

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Barlborough Parish Council – What are they hiding this time?

  Received in the Inbox: 18:02 9th November 2012 Dear Barlborough Life I asked the “Acting” Parish Clerk for a copy of the approved Parish Minutes and Accounts using the Freedom of Information Act to obtain the information that residents are entitled to. Here … Continue reading

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Who Will Vote For The Barlborough Donkeys?

Received in the Inbox: Fri 04 03 2011 19:55 ‘Dear Barlborough Life It was interesting to see the Barnsley elections results last night where Labour retained their seat after their previous councillor was jailed for fiddling his expenses. It makes … Continue reading

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Laing Site Set To Create Hell On A619 And A57

Worksop Guardian Letters Friday 17th July 2009 pg 8 ‘Laing site set to create hell on A619 and A57 Anyone who has queued on Mansfield Road as they attempt the daily grind of negotiating the Millhouse roundabout, or been exasperated by … Continue reading

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Is Cllr Western Setting Her Sights On Bolsover Next?

Now the Conservatives have control of Derbyshire County Council, Cllr Western will be out of her £40k a year job as Deputy Leader. Given that she had no qualms in conspiring to get her predecessor removed, Cllrs Watts and Gilmour … Continue reading

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Struck Dumb Over Steetley Phase 1 – July 2008

How our elected councillors at Bolsover District Council (the Planning Authority) and Derbyshire County Council (the Highways Authority) represented the people of Barlborough during the first phase of the Steetley development last year when it was agreed that all the traffic … Continue reading

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Our Political Slackers

From Paul Waugh writing for the Evening Standard. “It’s Friday [20th March] and the Commons is virtually dead – again. Nick Brown says he’s going to root out slacker MPs, that “five per cent” who don’t vote, sit on standing … Continue reading

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Barlborough’s Hypocritical Politicians

You would have to wonder what our District and County councillors are up to vis a vis the Steetley Concrete works just up the road in Whitwell. It’s all been kept very quiet. Then at the Parish Council meeting last … Continue reading

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Hats Off To Cllr Murray-Carr For Taking Care Of Barlborough

Cllr Brian Murray-Carr, Chair of the Bolsover Community Safety Partnership and District Councillor for Shirebrook East has objected McDonald’s application to extend its opening hours beyond 2300 hours. In a letter to the planning department he said: ‘Our reasons are … Continue reading

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Cllr Gilmour Is Jumping The Gun Somewhat

On the 17th October, Bolsover District Council issued a press release  regarding the withdrawal of the Secure Hospital application – welcome news for everyone. In that article Cllr Gilmour is quoted and referred to as a Barlborough Parish Councillor – … Continue reading

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