Monthly Archives: March 2015

End of the line for Anston Parish Council?


There is a report in the ‘Advertiser’ and ‘Worksop Guardian’ editions of Friday 27th March which mentions the 35 complaints to RMBC’s Monitoring Officer about the council and why APC could be scrapped.                                                                                                                 http://www.worksopguardian.co.uk/news/local/end-of-the-line-for-anston-parish-council-talks-of-disbandment-after-dozens-of-complaints-receieved-and-councillor-slaps-member-of-public-1-7172643.               … Continue reading

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How Simple Words Confuse a Labour Councillor.


Labour councillor Dalton said in a letter to the press-published in the ‘Advertiser’ Friday 27th February 2015 she was ‘retiring from public life’.                                                     Retiring. adj. When someone retires, they leave their job and stop working.  On August 1st 2014 Dalton … Continue reading

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Election Countdown #2


Here is the Labour election leaflet.                                                                     … Continue reading

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Election Countdown #1


First out of the starting blocks-UKIP. Allen Cowles is a Borough councillor for Sitwell ward. He owns a technology company and lives in Whiston.                                                                                                                      Bernard Froggatt who was born and raised in Anston owns a business on the North … Continue reading

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21st Century Parish Council? Not yet it seems.


In 1972 the Local Government Act came into force.                                                                          Since 1972 there has been considerable social,cultural,environmental and political change. Part of that change is the change in expectations by residents about what they expect from their Parish Council. So how … Continue reading

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Justice and Democracy-Labour’s Version


Last Monday evening (16th March) after the F & GP meeting it was time for the Anston Parish Council meeting.     Now updated with video recording in four parts*                       Item 7 on the agenda: To consider breach … Continue reading

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Something To Think About.


With not many councillors on APC having a business background it is not surprising that the topic of staff and operating costs is not prominent. In the current financial difficult times Anston Parish Council should strive for the community to … Continue reading

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