Monthly Archives: December 2015

Christmas Edition


2015. A momentous year for followers of national and local politics.                                    The devastating defeat of Ed Miliband and the Labour party in the general election despite predictions he would win. Anston Labour councillors deciding to resign en masse after failing … Continue reading

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Libel Laws-What You Should Know


Some ex-councillors and current councillors are getting a bit tetchy about what is published on this blog. Because they have been exposed as incompetent buffoons with little or no understanding of proper procedures, failing to declare an interest, wrongly putting … Continue reading

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Labour Party Tries To Undermine Anston Parish Council Watch.


Reading the agenda for the Anston Parish Council meeting which took place on Wednesday 9th December I was intrigued by Item 16 (iii) and (iv) which was proposed by Councillor Darren Smith: ‘To discuss possible copyright infringement by anstonparishcouncilwatch’. This … Continue reading

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Freedom of Information -At a Price.


Your right to know is under threat.                                                                                        Councils are demanding that they be allowed to charge people for making freedom of information requests.                                   … Continue reading

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RMBC Stealing Anston’s Money.


When HM Treasury set out the grants it will give to Rotherham Borough Council for 2015/2016 and beyond it recommended that Parish Councils should not be deprived of their annual grants. (A number of RMBC departments including Child Protection and … Continue reading

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