Monthly Archives: January 2009

2.5% Reduction in the Parish Council Budget for 2009/10

‘The budget for this coming year is £126,025 a reduction of 2.5% compared to last year. Out of this, £88,000 of the budget goes on running the village, maintaining the standards that we enjoy. This includes monies for salaries, insurance, … Continue reading

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Eckington Shop Held Up By ‘Gunmen’

‘Eckington shop held up by ‘gunmen’ Police appealing for information Published Date: 29 January 2009 Derbyshire Times Two men stole cigarettes and cash from a shop after holding up staff with what is believed to be a handgun. The men, … Continue reading

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Table Top Sale Saturday – Barlborough Village Hall

There will be a table top sale on Saturday at Barlborough Village Hall. Tables are £5/£7 depending on size, but admission is free. It is an opportunity to raise funds for a charity, community group or yourself! Set up is … Continue reading

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Bang Goes Bolsover Fireworks

‘The popular annual Bolsover Fireworks display has seen its last rocket blasted into the air after it has been revealed Bolsover Castle do not want to hold the Council event there anymore. Staged at the historic castle for the past … Continue reading

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Great Idea – A Virtual Neighbourhood Watch!

Received in the Inbox Sun 25/01/2009 20:14 ‘Dear Barlborough Life I would like to thank Barlborough Life for publishing my email last week regarding the burglaries in Barlborough. I have had e mails, telephone calls and personal visits from residents … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT: Message From The Police

RINGMASTER COMMUNITY MESSAGING – Chesterfield – C59/09     CRIME PREVENTION   26/01/09 Derbyshire Police are requesting all householders to be extra vigilant in light of recent burglaries. Doors and windows should be kept locked and security chains used were fitted even if … Continue reading

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Cissie and Ada Hard At It…

The Labour Party chatterati were hard at it this week in between the top lip and chin waxes. Apparently, there is talk of a sponsored second hand police van to increase the police presence and visibility in Barlborough. The Labour … Continue reading

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Steetley Exhibitions – Packed Out

So, the exhibitions organised by Laing O’ Rourke to publicise the next stage of the Steetley development have been very busy. Lots of people enquiring about job opportunities, the 270 jobs are just what are needed in this current economic … Continue reading

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Public Health Hazard – Dog Bin Slayley Green

Received in the Inbox 13:22 22nd Jan ‘Dear Barlborough Life Who is responsible for emptying dog bins? Look at this picture, I took it yesterday, it’s the dog bin on Slayley Green. It’s overflowing with dog excrement and now people … Continue reading

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Breaking News:Victory For the Tinternet and Transparancy!

+++THE VOTE ON CONCEALING MPs’ EXPENSES HAS BEEN SHELVED BY THE GOVERNMENT+++ On the 16th of May 2008 the High Court ruled that MPs’ expenses must be published under the Freedom of Information Act. Tomorrow (Thursday) ministers were poised to exempt … Continue reading

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