Monthly Archives: February 2012

‘We Are Already Very Active In The Social Networking World’ – Eion Watts

Bolsover District Council to launch e-updates click here According to Cllr Watts ‘We are already very active in the Social Networking world.’ They haven’t quite got it sorted – they have set it up as a personal account on Facebook … Continue reading

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Cllr Watts – Shop Until You Drop!

While the Labour Party are putting up council house rents in Bolsover by 9% (which will affect some of the hardest hit people in the area) Lord and Ladee Watts were apparantly spotted by a disgruntled resident on a shopping spree … Continue reading

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Poisenous Plants, Broken Glass, Litter and Now Vermin!

Received in the Inbox: 17 Feb 2012 11:01 Dear Barlborough Life Having lived in the village for 20 years I was upset to read your blog item about Doreen’s Garden. The garden was dedicated to the memory of Doreen Haywood … Continue reading

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Parish Councillor Comments Infuriates Residents

Received in the Inbox: 14 Feb 2012 11:25 Was it not the case that after the previous Parish Council had closed the high st entrance to Doreen’s Garden to stop some of the anti social behaviour this council reopened it without … Continue reading

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Doreen’s Garden – Unsafe For Children

Barlboroughlife.com have been informed that a Labour Parish Councillor has been advising parents that Doreen’s Garden on High Street is not safe for children as it is a den for under age drinkers with broken bottles and the garden has … Continue reading

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Grit Bin Update

If you would like to report an empty grit bin click on the link below Once you’ve located and selected a grit bin, you can report any issues with it by clicking on the grit bin number to go to … Continue reading

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Clearing Snow For Local Trolls

Received in the Inbox: 5 Feb 2012 19:23 Dear Barlborough life. I see on Twitter that our esteemed labour party district councillor has been out shovelling snow for three hours today. The price she has to pay to buy those … Continue reading

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Need More Grit?

The first snow of the year and the roads have been well gritted but you may need more grit in the grit bins in Barlborough. The grit bins are the responsibility of Barlborough Parish Council so here are the contact … Continue reading

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Wind Farm Public Meeting

Received in the Inbox: 4 Feb 2012 10:37 Dear Barlboroughlife I was surprised to learn from your web site that there has been a Public Meeting in Barlborough to discuss the Wind Farm. I have even checked Cllr Westerns Twitter page … Continue reading

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Wind Farm Planned For Our Area – B’bro Councillors Keep Their Mouths Shut – Again.

Our local councillors are at it again, keeping their mouths shut about matters that affect us all. A wind farm is planned along the ridge and consultations have been taking place. At a public meeting in Barlborough only 11 people … Continue reading

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