Category Archives: Ian Watts

Labour Party Sticking The Boot In To Local Businesses

The word on the street is that the Labour Party chatterati are telling people not to use the new Barlborough Pharmacy on High Street – a campaign headed up by their own illustrious leader. It’s a good job people are taking no … 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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Oh Dear! Tough Competition for Watsy…

Graham Baxter MBE, the ‘visionary’ leader of North East Derbyshire District Council has been named ‘Council Leader of the Year.’ Click here to read more. NEDDC and Bolsover have announced their strategic alliance to share a chief exectutive and management … Continue reading

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Is The ‘Freeze’ To Be Paid For Out Of Reserves?

Ground-breaking alliance set for go-ahead – hard-pressed families to benefit immediately A ground-breaking partnership between two Derbyshire councils is set to benefit thousands of families immediately – with the authorities announcing plans to freeze Council Tax bills from 1st April.The … Continue reading

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