Monthly Archives: September 2008

Village Cross At Weeds

The village cross looked sad and miserable this year without the beautiful floral displays we have had in recent years. You would think that with the fuss the Labour Party kicked up about ‘desecrating the village cross’ [with flowers] they would make sure … Continue reading

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Clowne Parish Council Pumping Money Into Their Community Centre!

Clowne Parish Council has just paid an undisclosed amount (apparantly it’s top secret) into refurbishing their community centre. The bar stools have been replaced by winged leather arm chairs – which are beautiful, but according to some residents it now … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: Champagne Socialism Superseded by Cocaine Socialism

Better late than never! Apparantly, champagne socialism has been superseded by cocaine socialism – a concept that has taken around 10 years to filter through to the rural communities! Jarvis Cocker (PULP’s lead singer) wrote ‘Cocaine Socialism’ after he was … Continue reading

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Clowne Man Caught By Barlborough Links Portakabin Window

Golf buggy ride lands Clowne man in jail Worksop Guardian Published Date: 19 September 2008 By Submitted Copy ‘A CLOWNE man is behind bars again after a court heard how he raided a golf club and careered around the course … Continue reading

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Who Ditched The Chair To Avoid The Glare? Part Two

To read the article in full click on the link Worksop Guardian: 16 May 2008 “I suggest as a council we fight this to the bitter end so the people see exactly what is going on here,” said Mr Watts. … Continue reading

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Moves To Avoid Big Burden On [Barlborough] Taxpayers

Published in the Derbyshire Times Thursday 18 September by Jon Cooper “Moves to avoid big burden on taxpayers Council to review its procedures A troubled council which feared it could have left taxpayers helping to foot a £70,000 bill for … Continue reading

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Pigs Seen At The Monday Parish Council Meeting

It is rumoured that MORI tomorrow (Friday) will have a poll putting the Tories on 52%, Labour on 24% and the Lib Dems on 12%. According to Electoral Calculus, this would give the Tories 493 seats, Labour 121 and leave … Continue reading

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‘The Parish Council Did Not Take Over The Country Park’ Cllr Wapplington

At last night’s Parish Council meeting, Cllr Vicki Wapplington (Labour) argued that the Labour controlled Parish Council had not ‘taken over’ the running of Barlborough Country Park (in July 2007). Click here to read the Minutes from that meeting in full. … Continue reading

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Stop Press: McDonald’s Planning Application Withdrawn

APPLICATION NO: 08/00510/VAR LOCATION: McDonalds, Tally’s End, Barlborough PROPOSAL: To trade between 06.00 – 2300 hours 7 days a week, to vary condition 9 of 99/00309/FUL & 99/00310/FUL which limited hours to 0730 – 2300 hours.                                                    McDonald’s planning application to … Continue reading

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Tea Bag Folding Planned for Barlborough Village Hall

A five week family learning course supported by Derbyshire County Council is being held at Barlborough Village hall. It will start next Tuesday (23 September) from 3.30 to 5.00pm and is suitable for 5 to 11 year olds. The fun … Continue reading

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