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Parish Councillor


A vacancy exists for a parish councillor to be co-opted after the failure of any candidates to stand for election for the South Ward. In all fairness the successful candidate should have a basic understanding of how the parish council … Continue reading

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Remembering 2018


Anston has had three local elections recently.  One election for South Anston ward and  one for North Anston ward. Both these elections were called for by Mr Pearson, the one in South Anston being fully supported by Cllr John Ireland … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night


UPDATE: Over 3,000 people attended the bonfire and fireworks display. A fantastic show as always. Thanks to the Clerk and staff  for the preparations and all the volunteers who gave their time to help with crowd control and collections. The … Continue reading

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APC Councillor Resigns


I understand Councillor Christine Sadler has resigned from  Anston Parish Council. No doubt she has her own reasons for resigning and as far as I know she has not yet made these known. Cllr.Sadler was a vocal critic of the … Continue reading

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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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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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