Category Archives: Parish Council Meetings

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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Barlborough Parish Council Waste £65,000 of Residents Money

Eion Watts Leader Bolsover District Council and Anne Western Leader Derbyshire County Council Both members of Barlborough Parish Council Derbyshire Times 24th October 2013 A (Labour) parish council has been embroiled in a £65,000 employment tribunal – after a clerk … Continue reading

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Derbyshire County Council Meetings Available To Watch!!!!!

Derbyshire County Council meetings are now available to be viewed on line, the July meeting is available:  Just click here We wonder when Barlborough Parish Council will start allowing residents access to Parish Council minutes or even filming the meetings … Continue reading

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Double Standards Again Cllr Western?

Derbyshire County Council – News Update Council Leader Councillor Anne Western said: “We’re committed to putting communities at the heart of our decision making − listening to what people want and acting on it. “Broadcasting debates allows us to show … 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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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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Barlborough Is The Safest Place To Be…But Parish Council Meetings Are Not!

The recorded crime figures for April for the Parish are very low, 10 reported crimes in fact. They are as follows: 2 criminal damage; 3 attempted (but unsuccessful) dwelling burglaries; 3 non-dwelling burglaries and 2 incidents of violence. There were … Continue reading

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Barlborough’s Fishermen’s Wives

For all those intrigued about what happened at the Parish Council meeting on Monday night (too many emails to respond to individually), have a look at the ‘Sermon on the Mount’ exerpt from the Life of Brian. This looks positively … Continue reading

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‘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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‘The Parish Council Did Not Take Over The Country Park’ Cllr Wapplington

At last night’s Parish Council meeting, Cllr Vicki Wapplington (Labour) argued that the Labour controlled Parish Council had not ‘taken over’ the running of Barlborough Country Park (in July 2007). Click here to read the Minutes from that meeting in full. … Continue reading

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