Category Archives: Community News

8th -11th August 1918


Battle of Amiens. This combined air, artillery, infantry and tank offensive was prepared in utmost secrecy, with the aim of driving the German forces away from an area with vital railway links. Ludendorff famously described 8 August, the first day … Continue reading

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Labour Councillors Abandon Residents


I understand there was a site meeting today in Pennypiece Lane including the members of RMBC Planning Committee, four Anston Parish councillors and approximately twelve local residents who met to discuss the proposals to build 28 new 4 & 5 … Continue reading

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Parish Election Results.


Results for the vacant seat-North Anston ward-on Anston  Parish Council. Bev Thornley.             Lib-Dem   327  (34.713%) Marie Wilkinson. Independent  319  (33.864%) Kevin Pearson.     Independent  296  (31.422%) Total votes  942.  Spoiled ballots  3. Marie Wilkinson did extremely well to lose by … Continue reading

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Tesco Express Store refused planning permission


Tesco’s proposal to build a Single storey side & rear extension onto The Cutler pub to form a retail unit including ATM and associated works has been refused by RMBC. ‘The proposed layout of the store would fail to secure … Continue reading

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Rumour-vs-Reality


Wednesday evening’s (9th  May) parish council meeting was well attended. Unfortunately most of the people present had been lured into attending on the basis of false and erroneous  information: That APC are going to sell Rackford Meadows. How and why … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Meeting


The Annual Parish Meeting will be held tonight at 7pm in the parish hall. This is not a council meeting. Everyone who attends does so as a resident and that includes councillors.

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Village Idiot Strikes Again


What should we make of this? One of our village idiots has stuck a sign on the gate to Rackford Meadows telling people that the parish council is selling Rackford Meadows. Seriously? I’ve read the minutes from all APC meetings … Continue reading

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