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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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Lib-Dems making it up.


Two leaflets promoting Lib-Dem candidate Bev Thornley for the vacant APC seat contain some untruths and factual errors. First of all this election is for a parish councillor not a Rotherham Borough councillor. It’s been said many times before;  politics … 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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Fleecing the Public


Labour RMBC councillor Katherine Wilson who was elected in 2016 to represent the people of Anston and Woodsetts has attended only one of nine council meetings since October last year and been paid £5,735 in basic allowance. So much for … Continue reading

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