Monthly Archives: May 2013

Big Rise In Allowances Approved By Council

Published in The Star 28 May 2013 Big Rise in allowances approved by council Labour county councillors in Derbyshire have approved allowance increases for those in top posts – but cut expenditure on civic ceremonies. Councillors’ basic allowances have been … Continue reading

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Labour Cabinet Meeting Agenda 4th June – No Questions Unless Anne Agrees!

Item 3 on the agenda: Questions by Minority Group Leaders The approach to involving Minority Group Leaders at Cabinet meetings has varied over time since the introduction of the Cabinet under the Local Government Act 2000. Most recently, the Minority … Continue reading

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Labour Party In Derbyshire Can’t Be Trusted As Far As We Could Throw Them With A Bun In Their Hand…

Labours First Act: A Pay Rise and a Fundamental Change to the Constitution to Silence the Opposition Friday, 17 May, 2013 At Wednesday’s first Full Council following the elections the new Labour administration pushed through two important agenda items; one … Continue reading

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Derbyshire Councillors Get £4k Rise

Good to see that Aunty Anne is getting her priorities right. After sacking the Chief Executive Councillors are to be given a £4k pay rise. Oh! and the ‘slimmed down’ cabinet has also resulted in lots of deputy posts being … Continue reading

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No, Markham Vale Isn’t Right, But It Should Be

Markham Vale is ‘eggsactly’ right Published in The Star 21 May 2013 A leading Northern Irish food firm is to open a plant in the Sheffield City Region Enterprise Zone close to Chesterfield. Ready Egg Products is planning to create … Continue reading

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County council silent over Hodgson

We are very interested in this, as it’s not untypical of the way the Labour Party operate around here. The Derby Telegraph are puzzled by it all as you can see by reading here. There is a great deal of “not allowed to speak for legal reasons” along with quotes … Continue reading

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Barlborough Company Wins Top Award

Anderson Tree Care director Bob Anderson and operations manager Dave Robinson, third and fourth from the left, with other members of the team and their Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor certification Tree care company secures the industry’s top accolade Published 21 … Continue reading

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Barlborough Country Park Annual General Meeting 7.30 20th May 2013

It would appear that now Cllr Western is Leader of Derbyshire County Council, she is going to try and do things properly. The Country Park AGM is tomorrow at 7.30 in the Resource Centre. There should have been 28 days … Continue reading

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Barlborough Parish Council Accounts – Open To Public Inspection

Barlborough Parish Council have previously kept this window of opportunity well hidden from local residents as they never want the public looking at how they waste spend our Council Tax money. After a long campaign by a local resident asking … Continue reading

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Truck Stolen From Bourne Mill Close

Published Derbyshire Times 16/05/2013 12:35 BARLBOROUGH: Offender makes off with man’s truck A MAN got out of his truck to give a thief directions – then he made off with the vehicle.Police are appealing for information after the incident on … Continue reading

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