Monthly Archives: October 2009

Serving Up Success At Village Fund-Raiser

Published in the Derbyhsire Times October 29th 2009 ‘Serving up success at village fund-raiser A coffee morning at Barlborough Little School to raise funds for community gardening projects in Barlborough was a huge success with a grand total of £460. … Continue reading

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Down At The Car Wash…

Received in the Inbox:18 October 2009 13:28 ‘Dear Barlborough Life The Barlborough and Clowne Labour Party must have been on their annual day out as Eion Watts and Karl Reid had moved from their usual stomping ground at  Tesco’s to … Continue reading

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Bench Unveiling For Fred Greaves VC – Today In Chesterfield

Received in the Inbox: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:28:27 ‘Hi Just to keep you up-to-date, Hazel Greaves & Paul Holmes MP will be unveiling a bench dedicated to Fred Greaves VC. If anyone wishes to attend, we are meeting at … Continue reading

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Great News – Royal Oak Back In Business

Received in the Inbox Tue, 20 Oct 2009 21:08:44 ‘Hi, I am the new owner of The Royal Oak and my name is Tim lees. It will be open sometime this week for drinks and the kitchen will reopen for … Continue reading

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Secure Hospital – A Conspiracy Theory

Nearly one year on from the application for the secure psychiatric hospital being withdrawn, questions are still being asked as to why the uber confident Cygnet Healthcare withdrew their application. The economic downturn was the reason given, but the anonymous … Continue reading

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Barlborough Community Panel Policing Priorities

The police community panel meeting was heaving tonight at the Little School. The Barlborough priorities for the next 3 months are:- reducing burglaries, reducing speeding on Chesterfield Road and Ringmaster awareness and crackdown on illegal number plates.

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Derbyshire’s Oz Box Programme Wins National Award

Published in the Daily Mirror 21st October 2009 Heroes who halt spread of despair By Gordon Brown 21/10/2009 First of all I want to thank the Mirror for being a champion of criminal justice staff and bringing their exceptional work … Continue reading

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Barlborough Store Fined For Under-Age Sales 19 October 2009 Supermarkets fined for under-age sales Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has been fined £15,000 for selling alcohol to under 18’s following an investigation by Derbyshire County Council. The company was found guilty at Chesterfield Magistrates Court of five … Continue reading

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Have The Barlborough Arsonists Downsized To Bins?

After the Barlborough Links golf club house was burned to the ground, it looks like the Barlborough arsonists have downsized somewhat and turned their attentions to to the litter bin and dog litter bin at the end of Ward Lane. … Continue reading

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Memorial To Breast Cancer Sufferers Nearly Transformed

After 16 months of neglect the flower barrell on California Lane has been replanted. The barrell just needs a lick of paint now and the transformation will be complete!

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