Monthly Archives: October 2014

Labour Councillor’s economics.


Labour Cllr.Judy Dalton has taken over as Chair of the Anston Skatepark Committee-after helping to engineer the removal of Independent Cllr. Thornton from the post-to build a new skatepark or upgrade the existing skatepark for local youngsters. She is also … Continue reading

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APC meeting. (20th October) Watch Dalton duck and dive.


During the Public Session the question of Dalton’s letter to the press (where she announced she would not attend every APC meeting) was raised. Dalton fudged her answer and looks very uncomfortable because a resident dared to question her morality … Continue reading

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Affordable Homes? In Your Dreams.


RMBC’s  Core Strategy is the outline for the Local Plan which tells us how the Borough in general and Anston in particular will grow over the next 15 years. The Core Strategy directs that most new homes will be built … Continue reading

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Thacker’s Pay Off.


UPDATE* See bottom of this article. Disgraced former head of Childrens Services Joyce Thacker has been given a £40,000 pay off by RMBC after resigning from her £130,000 per year post. The council said it had reached a mutual agreement … Continue reading

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Jo Burton is in denial and gets her nappy in a knot..


Jo Burton was Senior Adviser to Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services (May 2005 to May 2007), Vice-Chair of Children and Young People’s Services Scrutiny Panel (May 2007 to May 2009) and a member of the  Children and … Continue reading

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Watch Labour Councillors harrass an Independent Councillor


In typical Stalinist fashion Anston Labour Councillors put several general APC matters onto the Finance Agenda to prevent Independent Councillor Stuart Thornton scrutinising them.  Labour members voted Cllr.Thornton off the Finance Committee and other committees because as far as they … Continue reading

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Dalton and CSE


On Friday 14th October 2005 Judy Dalton’s husband John was invited to a meeting of The Former Children and Young People’s Services and Scrutiny Panel at the Town Hall in Rotherham. It is open to question why he was invited.  … Continue reading

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