Category Archives: Parish Council

‘Council’s Cash Pay-Out To Ex-Clerk’

Parish Council Meeting Monday 14th April 2008 Minute Number 797/2008:23 ‘Barlborough First has been excluded from all discussions and decisions regarding the Clerks grievance or the Council instigated dismissal and redundancy procedure. All of these actions should have been discussed … Continue reading

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Secure Hospital Stopped And Rogue Apostrophe Forgiven

Bolsover District Council Press Release 17th October ‘Secure hospital planning appeal withdrawn Residents and local councillors from Barlborough have been celebrating this week after the controversial planning appeal for a secure hospital to be built in the village was withdrawn. … 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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I’m Leaning On A Lamp Post At The Corner Of New Road

On Tuesday,  five new lamp posts were erected on New Road in Barlborough. Plus, the one that was damaged months ago (when yet another articulated lorry tried reversing) on Slayley View Road. The lamp post inspections must have revealed that … Continue reading

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Watsy Sitting Tight For Now

Apparantly, Cllr Eion Watts has no current plans to resign from Barlborough Parish Council as yet. Sources reveal that he is going to sit tight in opposition (which probably means not turning up for meetings again). We wonder how long … Continue reading

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Barlborough Parish Council Goes Into Meltdown…

The word on the street in Barlborough is that both the Labour Chair and Labour Vice Chair of Barlborough Parish Council have resigned ‘for personal reasons.’ So the good old Sith Labour Party has done it again. They have wrought … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Tibshelf Parish Council – A Quality Parish Council

Tibshelf Parish Council has now been awarded Quality Parish Status. They are the third Parish Council in the Bolsover District to achieve this. Well done! Barlborough Parish Council was ready to apply for Quality Parish Status in April 2007. That was until … Continue reading

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Creating the Wrong Impression…

The Barlborough Flower Festival and Well Dressing event always attracts alot of visitors to Barlborough. They also wander around our lovely village and look at the other gardens. It is a great shame therefore that the Memorial Garden was left in … Continue reading

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“I Confirm That The ‘Lease’ That Has Been Prepared is Wholly Unsatisfactory”

Letter from Ilett& Clark [Solicitors] to Barlborough Parish Council “12th April 2008 Dear Ms Bullimore Advice re : Lease Further to our telephone conversation on 9th April 2008. As discussed I confirm that the ‘lease’ that has been prepared by … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

The Treble Bob pub wanted people to nominate a project which would benefit local people. It was offering £1,000 towards the project and help to make it happen. The Chesterfield Canal Trust was selected for a barge restoration project. Residents … Continue reading

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