Monthly Archives: August 2008

New Road In The News Again!

The Worksop Guardian reports today that Paul Creswick from New Road in Barlborough has been convicted of stealing 5 manhole covers worth £790 from Woodall Service Station. He was ordered to do 80 hours unpaid work and given a curfew from … Continue reading

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Here’s Another Fine Mess You Have Gotten Us Into…

Well it’s just over a week since the Chair and Vice Chair Stan and Ollie  of Barlborough Parish Council resigned, for what they claim to be ‘personal reasons.’ Apparantly, they had endured so much flack over their relationship, particularly from … Continue reading

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I’m Leaning On A Lamp Post At The Corner Of New Road

On Tuesday,  five new lamp posts were erected on New Road in Barlborough. Plus, the one that was damaged months ago (when yet another articulated lorry tried reversing) on Slayley View Road. The lamp post inspections must have revealed that … Continue reading

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Safer Neighbourhood Update For Barlborough

The latest newsletter from the Safer Neighbourhood Team (Bolsover Policing Section) is available by clicking on the link Summer 08 Newsletter The main priorities for the Barlborough area are listed below: 1. Reducing anti-social behaviour and underage drinking in Ward … Continue reading

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2009 Local Elections To Be Postponed Until 4 June

The consultation on ‘Moving the Date of the Local Elections’ was formally completed last week. It is expected that ministers will move quickly to pass the necessary secondary legislation to allow postponement. This will mean that the local elections will … Continue reading

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Gardener To Sue After NHS Knee Surgery At Barlborough Independent Treatment Centre

“Gardener to sue after NHS knee surgery at Derby’s Barlborough independent treatment centre In: NHS issues / OutsourcingOn: 06/08/2008 A gardener is set to take legal action because he says an operation at a Derbyshire treatment centre has left him … Continue reading

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1800 Hits Per Day for Barlborough Life

For those who have been complaining about this site – keep telling your Friends, Romans and Countrymen – it is boosting our visitor numbers, currently averaging 1800 (one thousand eight hundred) hits per day!

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“News From This Patch”

Derbyshire County Council have just introduced a ‘News From This Patch’ newsletter which is basically an update about what is going on in the different areas within Derbyshire, ours being the ‘Bolsover Patch’. A couple of things which we have noted. … Continue reading

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Politicians Do Not Have Great Skill Sets For The Private Sector

Be under no illusion, there will be no shortage of applicants to fill the seats for Derbyshire County Council . Similarly, there would be plenty of people who would be happy to work hard for their community for the allowance and … Continue reading

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Watsy Sitting Tight For Now

Apparantly, Cllr Eion Watts has no current plans to resign from Barlborough Parish Council as yet. Sources reveal that he is going to sit tight in opposition (which probably means not turning up for meetings again). We wonder how long … Continue reading

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