Monthly Archives: June 2008

What’s Happened to Slayley Green?

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New Parish Council Office Approved

Please note our change of address to : Red Telephone Box Kiosk No. 810331, The Village Green, Barlborough, Chesterfield  S43 4VG.   Tel/Fax/Text: 01246 810331 Email: redbox@viIIagegreen.co.uk Office Hours: 24/7 Monday to Sunday

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Dear Sir – Re: Removal of Red Telephone Box

Letter to Bolsover District Council Planning Department – 21st June 2008   “Dear Sir Re: Proposed removal of BT red telephone box from village green We are writing to oppose the proposed removal of the red telephone box on the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Barlborough 2006

In 2006 the stone entrance signs in the village were planted up with beautiful floral displays – a generous donation by Highfields Nursery. Welcome to Barlborough 2008 – work in progress… 

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Basket Cases

Following the dangerous flowers on the railings episode in 2005, in order to inject some colour into Barlborough three tree baskets were installed on Townswell Green and two on the village green in May 2006. The floral displays were a … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: Campaign to Save our Red Telephone Box will be Starting after the Consultation Period Ends

BT are planning to remove the red telephone box on the village green because it is unprofitable. Residents are being given the opportunity to comment on the proposals. The consultation started on the 28th April 2008 and will end on … Continue reading

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“Retrograde Step in the Provision of Public Transport” – Keep on Walking…

Barlborough Parish Council (following some complaints from residents) is going to remove the bus shelter from Clowne Road and also the seat at the opposite side of the road next to the bus stop. So, do we now expect our elderly … Continue reading

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Barlborough Unification Song

In these troubled times with a public enquiry looming for the secure psychiatric hospital, we need some ‘light up the darkness’ moments.  In the words of Bob Marley “The people, who were trying to make this world worse… are not taking a day … Continue reading

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The Christmas Tree that “Didn’t Cost a Penny” – Well only 160,775 Pennies!

Since the Village Hall was built in 1993, the Parish Council have always put a Christmas tree in front of the building. As tradition dictates, the Parish Councillors used to have great fun putting the tree lights on with the highly … Continue reading

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Hunt for Missing Road Sign Continues…

Our ‘Welcome to Barlborough’ sign has disappeared! It was sited on the left hand side going down Oxcroft Way, strategically positioned on the Parish boundary between Barlborough and Clowne. It was taken down when Derbyshire County Council were installing the … Continue reading

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