Monthly Archives: March 2012

Trouble and Strife at the Top of Barnsley Council – Hope it’s not catching?

Readers may have missed this story in the Yorkshire Post? £32,000 for council’s chief to leave his post without working notice Published on Monday 19 March 2012 09:55 THE former chief executive of a Yorkshire council was paid more than … Continue reading

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Vote Dave Smith – Independent Candidate Dinnington Ward

I thought I would let you know that I am now an official independent candidate in the Rotherham Borough council elections, standing for the Dinnington Ward. My Labour Party opponent will be none other than Simon, I have a turnip … Continue reading

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Mrs Overall’s Acorn Antiques 19 March 2012

ACORN ANTIQUES 19 MARCH 2012   JOTTINGS FROM A “QUALITY” PARISH COUNCIL WHAT A NIGHT IT WAS – IT REALLY WAS THIS IS A DARK AND X RATED PRODUCTION Little comedy  – just gloom Read and despair Finance Meeting Last … Continue reading

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Eight more interesting questions

Dear chiefexecutive@rotherham.gov.uk Further to the information provided to me in relation to RMBC statutory vehicle, BMW saloon reg no YM08DZP, I have scrutinised the document Car Mileage0001[1].pdf and I have the following questions which I wish to put to you and … Continue reading

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Has Roger Stone more explaining to do?

Dear chiefexecutive@rotherham.gov.uk As an active and empowered Rotherham citizen who takes an interest in scrutinising the costs and activities of those who perform public functions in a public office I wish to raise the following concerns with you. For your … Continue reading

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Roger Stone’s Chagrin – The whole tawdry saga in one place!

This story of the leader’s hubris started with an initial enquiry, followed by more as it became obvious that the story was incomplete and rapidly unravelled…. Private Car Parked On Footpath Outside Town Hall 2012.03.07 Posted on March 8, 2012 … Continue reading

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Anston Parish Council, Monday 19th March – Reactions!

Dear Rotherham Politics readers, Chairman John Ireland thinks it a waste of his time to check a yearly internal audit of Parish Council finances does he?  I suppose that’s because if a meeting lasts beyond 9.30pm the Trooper is calling … Continue reading

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