Monthly Archives: June 2011

Oh, How Embarassing Cllr Watts!

Apparantly, at the Halle Orchestra performance last night at Heritage school, Cllr Watts was simply embarrassing. While his ‘thanks for cummin’ speech washes with his usual audiences, calling the Halle Orchestra ‘the band’ last night was an all time low. … Continue reading

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Teachers’ Strike Action

Received in the Inbox: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 17:30 ‘Dear Barlborough Life I read with interest the letter from a clearly mis-informed member of the public concerning the strike action planned for Thursday at Barlborough Primary School. Could I first … Continue reading

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Brass On The Grass – Again

Received in the Inbox:Wed, 29 Jun 2011 10:58 ‘Dear Sir/Madam, Please confirm whether Brass on the Grass is going ahead this Saturday. I live opposite the green and I have not seen any posters advertising it. Many thanks’ According to … Continue reading

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Unbelievable!

It’s just unbelievable – a resident’s email is posted on this blog and hours later a banner is up for Brass on the Grass this Saturday – 5 days before the event.

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Just An Excuse For A Long Weekend…

Received in the Inbox: Mon 27 Jun 2011 11:07 ‘Dear Barlborough Life Having had my letter from Barlborough Primary School telling me that school will be closed on Thursday due to strike action, I have absolutely no sympathy with the … Continue reading

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Barlborough Parish Council – No Response

Received in the Inbox: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 15:00 ‘Barlborough Parish Council – no response. We have been trying to get hold of Barlborough Parish Council for over a month and despite leaving answer phone messages no one has bothered … Continue reading

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So What Are They Doing?

Received in the Inbox: Wed 22 Jun 2011 21:23 ‘Dear Barlborough Life, I’m just wondering what exactly the new parish council are doing. If there is a fun run going ahead, the organisation is shambolic, no one really knows what … Continue reading

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Honour Our War Heroes

The Star Published on Friday 17 June 2011 10:28 Honour Our War Heroes FEW villages have produced so many heroes. Killamarsh was home to two of the bravest servicemen who ever lifted a rifle. Dozens of others have put their … Continue reading

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Can Someone From The Labour Controlled Parish Council Respond?

Received in the Inbox: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 11:57 ‘Hello As the bookings secretary for Whitwell Brass Band, I have been trying to contact the Parish council, both by phone and email, with no success. Do you have any up … Continue reading

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‘…What A Set Of Wasters’

Received in the Inbox: Tue 14 Jun 2011 18:15 ‘Hi, I’ve been ringing up the Parish Council office for 2 weeks now to try and find out about the fun run and there has been no reply. The mailbox if full … Continue reading

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