Monthly Archives: May 2011

Allegations of Election Malpractice in Bolsover

This is Derbyshire: Calls for security staff at polling stations as cops probe complaints CONSERVATIVES are calling for security staff to be brought in to man troublesome polling stations at election time. The suggestion from Tory election agent Philip Hickson … Continue reading

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Chesterfield Road – The Forgotten Street In Barlborough

Received in in the Inbox: Mon, 16 May 2011 14:17 ‘I find it quite amusing that the residents of Chesterfield Road (you know, the forgotten street in Barlborough!), have just received confirmation that KFC and Costa have applied for planning … Continue reading

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Creswell Woman Fined For Dumping Rubbish

Dumped Rubbish Leads To Fine A Creswell woman was ordered to pay £181 for dumping rubbish in the countryside. One of our officers found eight black bags of domestic waste dumped in a vehicle passing place on Highwood Lane, Whitwell … Continue reading

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Barlborough’s Policing Priorities

[Reference: C3943 Barlborough policing priorities ] The officers in Barlborough Safer Neighbourhood Team have been working alongside the local community to set policing priorities for the next three months. These are * Nuisance off-road motorbikes around Slayley Lane Industrial Estate … Continue reading

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Bolsover ‘The Bakewell Of NE Derbyshire’ Yeah Right…

Derbyshire Times Published on Wednesday 11 May 20 11 10:26 Council plans to sell its HQ COUNCIL chiefs are proposing to sell their multi-million pound headquarters in Bolsover to a retail giant to create jobs and boost business. Bolsover District … Continue reading

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How Many Councillors Does It Take To Get A Telephone Box Fixed?

Oh dear! The village telephone box has been in a state of disrepair for months with broken windows. Apparantly, it has made it onto the parish council agenda for Monday night. You would think that between the Leader of Bolsover District Council, … Continue reading

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The Fall And Fall Of Anne Western…

A few years ago Cllr Western was revelling the post of Deputy Leader of Derbyshire County Council – with the allowances and expenses claims to match. In 2009, after Labour lost control she was inserted as the Leader of the … Continue reading

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Travellers For Ash Close?

Residents in the fish and chip shop on Ash Close overheard a customer on Saturday telling the owner that he was measuring up the derelict land outside to see how many caravans would fit on there. When he had gone, the … Continue reading

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Ash Close – Dead Pigeon In The Gutter Now

Just to add to all of the unsightly problems of Ash Close, we now have a dead pigeon rotting in the gutter.

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Burglary At Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre

[Reference: C3830 Barlborough Treatment Centre burglary 22589/] A burglary occurred at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre, Barlborough, on Tuesday 3rd May around 1pm. On CCTV offenders drive onto the site in a large white van & 2 males enter through an … Continue reading

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