Monthly Archives: June 2008

‘Keep Barlborough Green’ Mystery Solved!

It is rumoured that Barlborough Village Green is to become the new recycling centre. An environmental project launched on Sunday announced ‘Keep Barlborough Green.’ The signs were displayed on the village green, leading to speculation that this is in fact … Continue reading

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Has Campaigning Started Early for the 2009 County Council Elections?

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Record Fundraising for School Fayre

Barlborough Primary School Fayre raised a record £3,000 today – the target of £10,000 for a new computer suite for the school children draws closer!  The support from the local community was fantastic, a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon. The support from our … Continue reading

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Another Clerk Bullied Out of His Job

Town Clerk ‘forced to quit’ – Union will back his legal action against council The Sheffield Star – Wednesday June 25th 2008 “A Town Clerk suspended from his job in South Yorkshire is to take legal action. David Morton was … Continue reading

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Barlborough ‘Little’ School January 2006

In January 2006, Barlborough ‘Little’ School had been restored. This was after years of it standing derelict and being vandalised on a regular basis. How much help was forthcoming from members of the Barlborough Labour Party in seeking funding, managing … Continue reading

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Barlborough ‘Little’ School January 2005

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SHOCK: School Roof Lead Theft – Slayley Green Bench an Accessory…

The mystery bench used in the recent theft of lead (this last weekend) from the primary school roof has been identified! Remember the two recycled plastic benches (pictured right) we had on the lower part of Slayley Green near the … Continue reading

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Clowne Road Bench Memorial Barrels in Situ

In preparation for the removal of the bench on Clowne Road (next to the bus stop), the Memorial Barrels have arrived. They will serve as a reminder to all those who used the bench while they were waiting for the … Continue reading

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Why Did You Stand for Parish Council Again Cllr Watts?

In December 2004 Cllr Eion Watts was disqualified from Barlborough Parish Council under Section 85 of the 1972 Local Government Act. He had failed to attend any meetings of Barlborough Parish Council since the 5th April 2004. He told everyone … Continue reading

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Barlborough is Having a ‘Youff’ Shelter

Barlborough Labour Party as part of their election manifesto promised the young people of Barlborough a youth shelter. Do people really know what they are like? Pictured right is the one at Old Whittington, set at a jaunty angle! In … Continue reading

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