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Monthly Archives: March 2017

“Two-Faced Double-Dipper” – CodHead 031

“Two-Faced Double-Dipper” As the ‘double-dipping’ row kicks off in earnest, Codhead homes in on Councillor Brian Simpson, the renowned ‘floor-walker’. ‘Floor-walker’ is the epithet applied to any Councillor who switches allegiance from one political party to another in accordance with [...]

April 27, 2012 CodHead

Not So Mclukie Streak – In My View By Nigel Ward

Not So Mclukie Streak – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ Following the excellent response to my “Maxwell’s Silver” article last week, I can now report on some on-going developments. Readers may have already seen reports in [...]

April 16, 2012 Misc

Maxwell’s Silver – In My View By Nigel Ward

Maxwell’s Silver – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST P.C. Thirty-One said, “We caught a dirty one”. Maxwell stands alone Painting testimonial pictures oh-oh-oh-oh Rose and Valerie screaming from the gallery Say he [...]

April 12, 2012 North Yorkshire Police

Council Tax: the North/South Divide

A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON, commenting on the disparity in Council Tax charges between southern and northern local authorities. Readers may wonder why a Band D property in Westminster comes in at £684.52 per annum, compared to [...]

April 10, 2012 Letters

Local Councillors Broadband Expense Claims

Here are those Councillor Broadband expenses in full. The sources for the information are listed below if you wish to confirm them against my figures. Councillor 2010/11 2009/10 2008/9 2007/8 2006/7 BACKHOUSE G A (SBC) £255.00 £255.00 £255.00 £255.00 £255.00 [...]

April 9, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter: NYCC Leader Cllr John WEIGHELL

Open Letter: NYCC Leader Cllr John WEIGHELL Re: DOUBLE-DIPPING John, It is a while since we spoke. With reference to NYCC’s promotional article on Page 17 of the Whitby Gazette of Friday 6th April 2012, entitl ed “Council always watching [...]

April 7, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

More Things In Heaven And Earth

More Things In Heaven And Earth – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ It is over forty years since I drove from Mashhad, in eastern Iran, south east along the valley of the Jamshidi river, which broadens [...]

April 5, 2012 Whitby Town

“Desirable Alien?” – CodHead 030

“Desirable Alien?” CodHead takes a liberal view of Councillor Simon Parkes’ much publicised claims of alien abduction. (Background and opinion by Nigel Ward available here). [Satire] Share This: [...]

April 5, 2012 CodHead

The Wizard of “IF”

The Wizard of “IF” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the York Potash Proposals ~ The recurrent topic of conversation over the last couple of weeks has been Sirius Minerals Plc and their much publicised [...]

April 4, 2012 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

“John Freeman – Olympian” – CodHead 029

“John Freeman – Olympian” CodHead homes in on the attention-seeking Town Mayor, Councillor John Freeman.   [Satire] Share This: [...]

April 3, 2012 CodHead