Monthly Archives: March 2009

New School For Clowne Heritage

New school for Clowne Heritage Published Date: 20 March 2009 By Helen Mullins CLOWNE’S Heritage School will be demolished and completely rebuilt, it was decided this week. Planning permission to knock down the existing school and erect a modern, new … Continue reading

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Angela’s Gift To Church

‘Angela’s gift to church Published Date: 19 March 2009 Derbyshire Times A charity calendar produced by Barlborough resident Angela Rose has proved a sell-out success. Angela’s calendar, titled 2009 Scenes of Barlborough, raised £850 for the refurbishment of St James’ … Continue reading

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Barlborough’s Hypocritical Politicians

You would have to wonder what our District and County councillors are up to vis a vis the Steetley Concrete works just up the road in Whitwell. It’s all been kept very quiet. Then at the Parish Council meeting last … Continue reading

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Clowne Road Bus Shelter – An Asset To The Community

Clowne Road bus shelter was repaired a few weeks ago. A new seat was installed and roof panel, including a new solar panel for lighting. The police arranged for the tree at the side to be cut back. It is … Continue reading

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Slayley Green Litter Bin – Sunday 15th March

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Let There Be Light!

A new light has been installed in Doreen’s garden, complete with energy saving light bulbs. It is lighting up a dark corner of the garden and is also illuminating the steps – both of which contribute to public safety. £267.41 … Continue reading

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Tesco Distribution Centre Expansion Plans

Tesco distribution centre are applying to have a new mezzanine floor on the western side of the building to accomodate 6 more dock leveller pods = more HGV’s. The car park will be extended to include 59 car park spaces, … Continue reading

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Message From The Police

RINGMASTER COMMUNITY MESSAGING – Chesterfield – C151/09    AUTOCRIME     12/03/09 Residents should be extra vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the police, following a spate of theft from Ford Focus motor vehicles within the Chesterfield area.  Please do not leave … Continue reading

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Slayley Green Benches – Keep On Walking Policy Reversed

The benches have finally been replaced on Slayley Green. By reversing Labour’s ‘Keep on Walking’ policy (where damaged street furniture would not be replaced)  it means that families, residents, workers out for a walk now have somewhere to sit. Please note, … Continue reading

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May The Force Be With You…

Think we could do with Luke Skywalker at Barlborough Parish Council meetings, where the police now are attending in two’s – just to be on the safe side!

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