Category Archives: County Council

‘It’s Ridiculous – We’re Not Terrorists’

Received in the Inbox 9 Jan 13.14 ‘Dear Barlborough Life, I’m sending you a link which readers might be interested in. It relates to the closure of Stoney Middleton CE Primary School. In a nutshell, Derbyshire County Council made the … Continue reading

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Bolsover’s Best Kept Secret – Buttermilk Lane Recycling Centre

Do you know about Derbyshire County Council’s state of the art recycling centre at Buttermilk Lane (just down the road off M1 J29A)? No? – not many people do. The thing is that the residents who have discovered it (on … Continue reading

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The A.A. Grundi Of Barlborough

Cllr Western’s newsletter has rattled at least one cage! Email just arrived  in the Inbox 13:27: ‘I agree with the email from “A bl**dy annoyed resident” if fact I am “bl**dy, bl**dy annoyed from Barlborough” why is Anne Western and … Continue reading

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Lights Are On For Reading Between The Lines…

Second letter in 3.5 years from our County Councillor … ‘With the County Council elections dark nights drawing closer in, I am pleased to bring some good news about street lighting. I have obtained nearly £40,000 of your money worth … Continue reading

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Email From ‘A Bl**dy Annoyed Barlborough Resident’

Just arrived in the inbox at 23.30: ‘Dear Sir – I have just received this leaflet through my door. Obviously, it’s appreciated that people are taking the time to go out leafleting on a Friday night when I’m sure they … Continue reading

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Music Packs Leftover From Launch

Apparantly, music starter packs were being dished out at Clowne nursery this morning – boxes of them left over from the ‘official launch’ of the new children’s centre last Thursday. Perhaps if a few more people had known about the … Continue reading

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Lending The Lib Dems A Hand…

The Liberal Democrats have been out leafleting in Barlborough. No doubt Barlborough is seen as an easy target for the 2009 County Council elections. If Cllr Western is selected as the Labour Party candidate for the Clowne and Barlborough seat, … Continue reading

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[Not So] Sure Start Centre in Clowne Officially Opened Today

An A4 piece of paper stuck to Clowne Nursery door this morning can hardly be considered ‘extensive’ publicity for the opening. No publicity in the local papers last week, nothing sent out through local schools, no information to parents with children … Continue reading

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Historic Wall Razed To The Ground…

Derbyshire County Council is just applying for planning permission to take down a 7m stretch of the Grade II listed wall which runs alongside the school. As you can probably see, the wall was down a long time before permission was sought. … Continue reading

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Are Derbyshire County Council ‘Passing The Buck’?

Letter from Derbyshire County Council, Environmental Services 27 August 2008 (to Bolsover District Council) regarding the McDonald’s planning application. “A letter has been forwarded to this Authority in which residents express objections to the above application. This Authority has responded … Continue reading

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