Monthly Archives: February 2011

KFC Opens Tomorrow (Tuesday 1st March)

Kentucky Fried Chicken is opening on Tuesday 1st March – Colonel Saunders comes to Barlborough!

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Oh Dear! Tough Competition for Watsy…

Graham Baxter MBE, the ‘visionary’ leader of North East Derbyshire District Council has been named ‘Council Leader of the Year.’ Click here to read more. NEDDC and Bolsover have announced their strategic alliance to share a chief exectutive and management … Continue reading

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Costa Coffee Opening Soon And McDonald’s Refurbished!

Looks like it won’t be long before Costa Coffee opens up in Barlborough. The signs have gone up and the site is nearly complete. The refurbished McDonald’s is great as well, they have done a lovely job!

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Message From The Police

[Reference: C3259 card skimming 25/2/11] A suspected scanning device was found on a Staveley bank ATM on Thursday 24th February. Make sure you cover the keypad when entering your PIN & never tell anyone your number, or write it down … Continue reading

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Is The ‘Freeze’ To Be Paid For Out Of Reserves?

Ground-breaking alliance set for go-ahead – hard-pressed families to benefit immediately A ground-breaking partnership between two Derbyshire councils is set to benefit thousands of families immediately – with the authorities announcing plans to freeze Council Tax bills from 1st April.The … Continue reading

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Message From The Police

[Reference: C3230 Update on purse thefts 23/2/11] Further information regards the purse thefts reported on Tuesday 22nd February. A person was arrested in a supermarket in Derby on Tuesday & another arrest again today (Wednesday). Enquiries are underway.

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Another Parish Clerk, Another Grievance…

Sometimes you just have to wonder how much can be swept under a carpet with public money before something is done. Over the last 10 years – all but one Barlborough parish clerk has put a grievance in about the … Continue reading

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Message From The Police

[Reference: C3226 purse thefts 22/2/11] Three reports have been received regards purse thefts whilst shopping at supermarkets today on Tuesday 22nd February. One occurred in Staveley, one in Belper, & one in Chesterfield. It appears the offenders distract the elderly … Continue reading

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Barlborough Life is Back !!!!!!

As you can see the blog is back we are so sorry for the down time which was totally out of our control. The host had a catastrophic failure of their servers and lost our data, fortunately we have copies … Continue reading

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Back To The Future With Fairytales

Published Derbyshire Times 9th Feb 2011 Click here to view Fairytales website.

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