Monthly Archives: January 2010

Dennis Is Standing At the Next Election

According to Michael White writing in the Guardian Dennis is standing at the next election. ‘A chunk of the 93 over-65s MPs are quitting along with a swath of had-enough youngsters. But Sirs Peter Tapsell and Gerald Kaufman (79) are … Continue reading

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Fence Falling Down

Received in the Inbox: Sat 30/01/2010 18:22 ‘Hi, is anything being done about the country park fence that is falling down on Slayley View Road? Most of it is broken because of footballs being kicked at it, but now it … Continue reading

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Dr David Kelly and Dennis

It was revealed yesterday that official papers about the death of Dr David Kelly, the Iraq weapons scientist hounded to his death by the Blair government for revealing Saddam Hussein had no WMD, are being kept secret for 70 years … Continue reading

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Was He Making Trigger A Cup Of Tea?

‘Last night, a jacketless Dennis Skinner wandering around the committee rooms clutching a kettle 26 minutes ago from The Remote‘

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Dennis Rubbing Shoulders With Trigger From Only Fools and Horses

‘Dennis Skinner rubbing shoulders with Trigger from Only Fools and Horses on the Terrace 15 minutes ago from The Remote ‘ Our elected representatives are up in arms about the latest Twitter – Eye Spy MP. Now everyone is watching … Continue reading

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Dog Bin Update – Village Green

Bolsover District Council has finally replaced the missing dog bin on the village green after nearly 4 months.

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Was Cllr Gilmour Having A Lay-In On Wednesday Morning?

Received in the Inbox: Sun 24/01/2010 11:56 ‘Hi, I’m shocked that our local councillors didn’t speak at the planning meeting regarding a development which will have a big impact on Barlborough village. Was Cllr Gilmour still recovering from her latest … Continue reading

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How Barlborough Was Represented At The Steetley Planning Meeting

Apparantly, at the planning meeting on Wednesday to discuss the Steetley Phase 2 planning application, only Cllr Watts bothered to turn up – but he didn’t speak. Cllr Hilary Gilmour and Cllr Anne Western were obviously struggling to get out … Continue reading

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Here’s One That’s Been Lost In The Ether…

Received in the Inbox: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 23:01:17 Hi there,   Happy new year!   I wondered if I could ask a favour – would it be possible for you to pass my thanks on to the two people … Continue reading

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We’re Back

Barlborough Life has been off line for a few days due to a technical problem with our web hosting. The site is being moved to a more robust server soon, this could mean some further disruption for which we apologise in advance. Regards … Continue reading

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