Monthly Archives: July 2008

“Aye, ‘Ere Comes The Shagger!”

Following Labour’s disatrous performance in the Glasgow East by-election last week, Allegra Stratton [political writer for The Guardian] estimated how many MPs would be left if the 22.54% from Labour were replicated in a general election. Only twenty MPs would … Continue reading

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Out and About With Derbyshire County Council’s Children’s Services Chief…

 Grassmoor Pupils Grow Their Way to Healthy Eating Published Date: 31 July 2008 By Staff Copy GREEN-FINGERED pupils are celebrating seeing their intergenerational allotment project come to fruition. Youngsters from Grassmoor Primary School have been busy working alongside seasoned gardeners … Continue reading

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Barlborough Parish Council With It’s ‘Finger on the Pulse’

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Are Dark Forces at Work in Barlborough?

…The Sith Labour Party were an ancient order of Force-practitioners devoted to the dark side and determined to destroy the Jedi. The dark side, for all its power, is ultimately hard to detect if so desired. A shadowy master like … Continue reading

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Show Stopping Display for the 2008 Well Dressing and Flower Festival

The theme for the 2008 Well Dressing and flower festival was ‘Musicals.’ The main well dressing featured Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Eleven other floral displays in church included the Lion King, My Fair Lady, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang … Continue reading

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Creating the Wrong Impression…

The Barlborough Flower Festival and Well Dressing event always attracts alot of visitors to Barlborough. They also wander around our lovely village and look at the other gardens. It is a great shame therefore that the Memorial Garden was left in … Continue reading

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How Bullying is ‘Rewarded’ at Bolsover District Council

‘A BOLSOVER district councillor has been shamed after an investigation upheld complaints of harassment and bullying against a council officer.  A Scarcliffe ward councillor, who is also chairman of Scarcliffe Parish Council, harassed and bullied council a worker from 1999 … Continue reading

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“I Confirm That The ‘Lease’ That Has Been Prepared is Wholly Unsatisfactory”

Letter from Ilett& Clark [Solicitors] to Barlborough Parish Council “12th April 2008 Dear Ms Bullimore Advice re : Lease Further to our telephone conversation on 9th April 2008. As discussed I confirm that the ‘lease’ that has been prepared by … Continue reading

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…Take Them Down Before the Flower Festival and Well Dressing This Weekend…

Stop filling our lovely village with tacky signs…

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Minature Baskets – All the Rage!

On the the 10th June the Labour controlled Parish Council bought 18 hanging baskets for the basket trees on Townswell Green. By the 17th of July (the day before East Midlands in Bloom judging), all the flowers in the baskets were dead … Continue reading

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