Category Archives: Leader pays Lipservice

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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Big Rise In Allowances Approved By Council

Published in The Star 28 May 2013 Big Rise in allowances approved by council Labour county councillors in Derbyshire have approved allowance increases for those in top posts – but cut expenditure on civic ceremonies. Councillors’ basic allowances have been … Continue reading

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Labour Party In Derbyshire Can’t Be Trusted As Far As We Could Throw Them With A Bun In Their Hand…

Labours First Act: A Pay Rise and a Fundamental Change to the Constitution to Silence the Opposition Friday, 17 May, 2013 At Wednesday’s first Full Council following the elections the new Labour administration pushed through two important agenda items; one … 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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Barlborough Parish Council – Shear Rubbish!

Despite the council tax remaining the same, Barlborough residents are getting even less for their money – the Parish Council is doing less than ever. 1. Light in Doreen’s garden has been out for weeks – still not repaired. 2. … Continue reading

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Is Pleasley Vale Up For Sale?

If the word along the corridors of power at Bolsover is true, Bolsover District Council is going to sell off Pleasley Vale outdoor activity centre. Another recreation facility bites the dust.  It would hardly be surprising. If they can sell the Barlborough golf course lease … Continue reading

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Fly Posting – Wasting Time, Effort and Money When It Should Just Be Removed…

Bolsover could take a leaf out of Sheffield City Council’s book and remove fly posting on regular street cleaning visits. In contrast to Sheffield (and other authorities), Bolsover waste time, effort and money trying to track down the owners of … Continue reading

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Are Bolsover’s Missing Millions – Still Missing?

In October 2008, Bolsover District Council issued a press release regarding the £3million invested in Landsbanki. The release date for the funds was December 2008 and May 2009. There has been no press release since the 8th October…so where is … Continue reading

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Fish Rot From The Head Down, As Do Organisations…

In 2005 Cll Malcolm Crane was found guilty of bullying and harrassing a council officer (see article below published on Barlborough Life in August 2008), after a £30,000 investigation. Today, the Derbyshire Times has reported that Cllr Crane has been … Continue reading

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Here’s Another Fine Mess You Have Gotten Us Into…

Well it’s just over a week since the Chair and Vice Chair Stan and Ollie  of Barlborough Parish Council resigned, for what they claim to be ‘personal reasons.’ Apparantly, they had endured so much flack over their relationship, particularly from … Continue reading

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