Monthly Archives: August 2009

School’s Cash Boost

Derbyshire Times Published Date: 19 August 2009 ‘School’s cash boost Generous fund-raisers who held a successful summer fair and a series of other money-spinning activities have so far raised over £8,000 to help pay for a school computer suite. Barlborough … Continue reading

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Unemployment Rate In Bolsover – Not As Bad As You Think

Every month the Office of National Statistics publish figures on how many people are claiming unemployment benefit, by constituency. A Guardian report has used these figures (as they are bang up to date) to give a more accurate picture of … Continue reading

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Twittering Waste Of Time…

Received in the Inbox Wed 19/08/2009 10:46 ‘Dear Barlborough Life, I had a look at that Twitter link for Dennis Skinner (not the MP, his son) and what inane drivel it all seems to be – I mean the whole … Continue reading

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Clowne and Barlborough – Keep On Walking…

WHI Last updated 18 August 2009 ‘Clowne and Barlborough Walking for Health Group – East Midlands We are a new scheme walking on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 10:00am around the Clowne and Barlborough area … Continue reading

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Bolsover District Council Looking For Friends

Published 13th August ‘Be Our Friend Bolsover District Council has joined the social networking community and has launched its own page on Facebook, Twitter and You Tube. The Councils Facebook page will give an overview of the latest news from … Continue reading

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Oxcroft Way Central Reservation Trashed By Speeding Vehicle

The central reservation on Oxcroft Way at the Clowne Road roundabout was decimated at 6.30am on Friday morning by a young lad in a Fiesta. The police were there dealing with it all. No central reservations and verges are safe in … Continue reading

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Dennis Invites You To Join His Fan Club On Facebook…

Click here to join Dennis on his Facebook page. A major milestone for Dennis on the technology front. Given that only a few weeks ago he was quoted as saying he had never sent and email and didn’t intend to … Continue reading

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Yogurt Treatment Needed For Wall

Arrived in the Inbox Thu 13/08/2009 21:01 ‘Dear Barlborough Life, now that the wall on Ward Lane has finally been rebuilt and the coping stones replaced someone needs to paint the new stones with natural yogurt to encourage algae growth … Continue reading

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Wartime Evacuees In Nostalgic Return Visit

Derbyshire Times Published Date: 12 August 2009 Wartime evacuees in nostalgic return visit A group of wartime evacuees from East Anglia paid a nostalgic return visit to Clowne. They had lunch at the Anchor Inn and enjoyed a display of … Continue reading

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Dancers’ Community Spirit

Derbyshire Times Published Date: 05 August 2009 ‘Dancers’ community spirit As part of their community goodwill programme, the MK Dance group performed for the residents of Park View retirement complex in Barlborough. The dance team, which consists of performers aged … Continue reading

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