Ex Files – Judy Dalton

Sajid and Majid Bostan – mystery solved!

Missing for a while now, Sajid and Majid Bostan have now been named locally, as the two taxi drivers who have had their licences revoked by the council. See Rotherham – Two arrests! It was Sajid who infamously stated, they … Continue reading

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Anston Parish Council, the end?

On another of Rotherham’s blogs, Anston Parish Council Watch, we find this interesting story about the ultimate future of APC: End of the line for Anston Parish Council? Posted on March 30, 2015 There is a report in the ‘Advertiser’ and … Continue reading

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Was she pushed?

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Finally we have confirmation that Judy Dalton will not be a candidate for Labour in May. Her announcement on twitter: . . . . . . . . . I read on Judith Dalton’s Twitter that she says she has … Continue reading

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Time for more!

The activity on the resignation front appears to be this: Roger Stone stood down from Leadership of the Council, as soon as the Alexis Jay report was published. Labour Party membership suspended. Shaukat Ali suspended by the Labour Party after … Continue reading

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A Readers Tale

4 weeks ago I was on my way home from my business heading up Wellgate towards Clifton roundabout about 6.00pm, a black car pulled up and 3 Asian men got out leaving the driver inside, out of the rear drivers … Continue reading

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APC – The Pantomime

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Grateful to Rothpol’s snailmail contributor for this piece of satire, hope readers enjoy it too:

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Seems a strange way to engage with the voters?

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August 1st saw the publication of this in the Advertiser, from Judy Dalton: This outrageous piece, evoked the following response from Colin Tawn published in the Advertiser of this week. Part time Councillor. The ‘open’ letter by Judy Dalton published … Continue reading

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The scale of Labour’s problem?

Nothing quite exemplifies the scale of Labour’s problems in Rotherham, than the list of Labour councillors, whose term of office expires next May. There are some real incompetents, deadbeats and worse, among this bunch. They are also all signed up … Continue reading

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Two Houses at War

Two Houses at War Barely on Speaking terms In the Deputy Leadership contest Lakin of valley won by a marginal amount Beck of Wales was seen on the day Whipping votes from the backbenchers All for lakin’s gain With the … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS – Dinnington Sure Start Centre Saved!

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At a Charity meeting of Anston Parish Council this morning 11: 15 hours (Tue 17th June), in the presence of Members of the Public, Cllr Dalton announced that the Sure Start Centre in Dinnington is to stay open! Surprisingly this … Continue reading

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News of a parish council scrutiny blog

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We bring readers news of a new scrutiny blog, this time focussing on the activities of a parish council. Click on image to visit: Wherever the peoples business is transacted a scrutiny blog is most welcome and essential if labour … Continue reading

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Rare sight in Silverwood

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A very rare sight indeed, Labour out campaigning in Silverwood Ward. Rothpol spies the ‘kiss of death’ to many a campaign, Darren Hughes, on the extreme right of the picture? Darren even made a mess of his own re-election campaign … Continue reading

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Labour out – in Hellaby

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Shabana Ahmed and Jahangir Akhtar are still having difficulty with their website, it would appear from this recent image, taken from the Rotherham Labour Group website? It is also becoming clear labour’s lack of front line troops is acute! These … Continue reading

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Kevin gets massive support to carry on?

Anston and Woodsetts Labour Party meeting Chair Robin Stonebridge Treasurer Liz Bridges Secretary, Judy Dalton, 213 Nursery Rd, Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2QU 01909 569481 Judy@littlepotstove.com 13.02.2014 Minutes of Trigger Ballot 1. Welcomed by Chair and introduction of Executive Committee member … Continue reading

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The shame of the Rotherham Labour 57!

Rotherham’s Labour Group Shabana Ahmed Jahangir Akhtar Shaukat Ali Jenny Andrews Lauren Astbury Alan Atkin Ian Barron Christine Beaumont Dominic Beck Alan Buckley Jo Burton Maggi Clark Simon Currie Judith Dalton Barry Dodson John Doyle Sue Ellis Jacqui Falvey John … Continue reading

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Anston Parish Council Survival Kit

Absolutely Love this! Anston Parish Council Survival Kit History made in Rotherham at last nights meeting of Anston Parish Council when a tweeter live tweeted from the meeting. To view the tweets, click on this link to view Love Dinnington on … Continue reading

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Madame Overall’s Acorn Antiques – 16 July 2012 – A Tale of Two Cities

ACORN ANTIQUES OF ANSTON – 16 JULY 2012 PARISH COUNCIL MEETING A Tale of Two Cities (Well –  Anston Nord et Sud) Après La Fete National   (Bastille Day 14 July) Aujourd’hui   –  We are mopping up (today) Lots of blood … Continue reading

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The Annual Greed Parade!

For those who missed this information, published Friday July 20th 2012 in the Rotherham Advertiser, close to the back pages, well page 87, actually: Cllrs Allowances, Travel & Subsistence 2011-2012 Name Basic Special R Travel Subsistence Total Akhtar J 12129.96 … Continue reading

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That Time Of Year?

Or, more information than you can shake a stick at! Now the elections are but a distant memory, we can turn our thoughts to checking up on our Councillors. Rotherham Politics makes part of this process, at least simple. Clicking … Continue reading

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Mrs Overall’s Acorn Antiques – Parish Council Meeting 18th June 2012 – Olympic Edition!

ACORN  ANTIQUES Parish Council Meeting  –  18 June 2012 . In the run up to the Olympics Make sure you have your go faster stripes on Get ready – On your marks, get set, Goooooooooooooooooooooo And they are off – … Continue reading

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Mrs Overall’s Acorn Antiques – 18 June 2012 Finance Committee

Mrs Overall’s Acorn Antiques 18 June 2012 Finance Committee . Welcome to Martin Crowther – New Chair – At last! Someone who understands finance. No Agendas available for the public Q Why on earth not A The clerk was asked … 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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Mrs Overall’s – Acorn Antiques – March 19th 2012

Mrs Overall’s – JOTTINGS FROM A “QUALITY PARISH COUNCIL!” It was a calm and quiet night – so was the meeting. Question:    Who was missing? Answer: The 3 wise monkeys – Robin Stonebridge, Iain St.John & Dominic Beck! . Charity … Continue reading

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Tickets on sale for The best ‘Comedy Club’ in Town – Monday 19th March!

Rotherham Politics has learned that Tickets are on sale for The best ‘Comedy Club’ in Town – known to us as Anston Parish Council, which takes place on Monday 19th March. Show time 19:00 starting with the supporting programme followed … Continue reading

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Mrs Overalls latest play – The Farce which is Anston parish council

ACORN ANTIQUES JOTTINGS FROM “A QUALITY PARISH COUNCIL!!” Tell the children that the pantomime season is now well and truly over. Our theatrical performers have now moved into a new genre. THE FARCE. THE FARCE – which is – Anston … Continue reading

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Joined Up Rotherham?

Labour dominated Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council covers an enormous area of South Yorkshire. It has long been suspected that, through manipulation of qualifying rules and by means of links between Labour representatives, Rotherham is pretty well ‘joined up’! In this … Continue reading

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The best ‘Comedy Club’ in Town?

Rotherham Politics brings you a satirical take on last nights meeting of the Anston Comedy Club, also known to us as Anston parish council, from Comedy Correspondent, Dave Smith: Last night I decided to pay a visit to one of … Continue reading

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For your entertainment – The Acorn Antiques Christmas Pantomime! Act1

ACORN ANTIQUES – December 2011 Mrs Overall’s Anston parish, Christmas Pantomime – Act 1 Finance Meeting 7th December Cllr Thornton queried what interest Cllr St.John had declared in relation to a 100% grant (free use of Parish Hall) on 21 … Continue reading

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Robin Stonebrige a portrait of him in action!

Received this as a comment today, far too good to miss! So I post it here for readers information: I was one of the so called “tiny minority” that Cllr Stonebridge refers to. The other three were well respected persons … Continue reading

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Standards Committee – Helpful, as ever!

The Standards Committee met on 8th September 2011, amongst other cases being considered was a complaint concerning Judith Dalton the newly elected Borough Councillor for Anston and Woodsetts Ward (5th May, 2011). The minutes, available as pdf here, make very … Continue reading

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Jottings from a “Quality Parish Council” or democracy Anston parish council style!

Jottings from a “Quality Parish Council”  from “Mrs Overall” June 2011 At a recent meeting of Anston Parish Council turmoil was again in  charge, with Cllr Iain St.John refusing to comply with the parish council’s own rules.  Cllr St.John refused … Continue reading

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