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Monthly Archives: July 2024

Eternal Vigilance

Eternal Vigilance – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Thomas JEFFERSON, Founding Father and principle author of the US Declaration of Independence, is credited with this dictum: “The price of democracy is eternal [...]

March 26, 2012 Misc

Whitby Town Council Thanks Local Campaigners

Whitby Town Council has sent a letter of commendation to three local campaigners, in recognition of their services to the town. The letter, dated 19th April 2011, was sent to Tom BRODRICK, Nigel WARD, and Mrs Doreen WORT, and reads: [...]

March 25, 2012 Whitby Town

Traffic Infrastructure Investment

A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON, presenting an Open Letter to Councillor Jane KENYON on the subject of the wide disparity in spend on traffic infrastructure in differnt areas od the country. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, Your readers [...]

March 22, 2012 Letters

Who’s Complaining Now ?

‘Slanging-match at Whitby Town (Parish) Council’ – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD,  following his “Who’s Complaining?” article. ~ As luck would have it, a real ‘live’ example of the SBC Complaints Procedure has just begun that informed [...]

March 17, 2012 Whitby Town

The £53k Question

On Friday Feb 24th 2012, Councillors attending a full Council meeting at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted themselves some new shiny iPads, but new facts have come to light that will cast doubt upon the information given to them. Originally [...]

March 13, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

Who’s Complaining?

Who’s Complaining – an ‘In My View’ article by NIGEL WARD ~ Not so long ago, I stumbled across a now-defunct on-line e-petition from autumn 2010 that seriously shocked me. I was astonished to learn that, in just under five [...]

March 10, 2012 Misc

Who holds a Stake in the Stakeholders’ Steering Groups?

– first of a continuing series of  “In My View” articles by NIGEL WARD ~ Who holds a Stake in the Stakeholders’ Steering Groups? IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST “All politics is local” – according to former US Speaker of the [...]

March 1, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council