Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Yorkshire Day-August 1st


Happy Yorkshire Day! As the old saying goes: ‘Tha can allus tell a Yorkshireman, but tha can’t tell ‘im much’. The number of acres covered by Yorkshire is more than the number of letters in the King James Bible. Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Free Speech Die


These are the words of Jodie Ginsberg, CEO of Index on Censorship. ” The ability to express ourselves freely is fundamental to a free society. This includes the freedom to publish, to satarise, to joke, to criticise even when that … Continue reading

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Labour’s fixation with land acquisition-A Liability?


One of the agenda items at Monday`s  APC meeting (15th December)  (Item 9 (iii) was another chance for Anston Parish Council to ‘grab’ more land.  Lafarge Tarmac Trading who own the Lindrick Dale and Brancliffe (near the canal at Turnerwood) … Continue reading

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Labour Councillors under pressure over CSE scandal-Again


Anston Parish Labour Cllrs, Burton, Dalton and St. John were under pressure once again at Monday`s Parish Council Meeting.(15th December) Residents were again questioning them on their involvement in the CSE scandal. Cllr St John was asked specifically about his … Continue reading

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New Housebuilding. RMBC and Lies.


At the public consultation on the Local Development Plan which took place at Dinnington Resource Centre early in November I put forward the suggestion of Modular Low Cost Housing which could help people who want to rent homes in the … Continue reading

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APC Meeting Mon.17th November. Two videos.


7pm. Finance & General Purposes Meeting.  One notable attendee was Mr. Phil Beevers the Independent Person who sits on RMBC Standards Board and who made copious notes. He left just after 9pm. and missed the rest of this farce. Cllr.Thornton … Continue reading

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Two Sham Independents.


Councillor John Ireland-currently Chairman of Anston Parish Council-was elected as an Independent councillor.  Councillor Joyce Brindley was elected-unopposed-as an Independent councillor. Both of them have consistently agreed with and voted for Labour councillors resolutions. Cllr.Ireland has admitted he is the … Continue reading

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