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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Corruption Busters 2012 Round-Up

Corruption Busters 2012 Round-Up –    a summary of the highlights of the past year, in the Public Interest, of course. –    the Corruption Busters 2012 Awards for extraordinary corruption in North Yorkshire. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Well readers, 2012 was a great year [...]

December 30, 2012 Misc

“A Christmas Carol(e)” – with Lisa & Jeremy

“A Christmas Carol(e)” – with Lisa & Jeremy – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST “Weeks turn into years; how quick they pass. And all the stars that never were are parking [...]

December 25, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

New Media & Local Politics

Times they are a-changing. Gone are the days when the final word on a subject in local politics was given by a local Authority press release or through their stooges in the local paper. The only dissenting voices were to [...]

December 19, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

The Stamp(s) of Authority?

The Stamp(s) of Authority? – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Back on 2nd December, Real Whitby published an article of mine entitled “Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement?”.  Three [...]

December 16, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Another Councillor Speaks Out!

A Letter to the Editor from Whitby Town (Parish) Councillor Ian HAVELOCK, responding to  the rank-breaking letter to the Scarborough News from Borough Councillor Stormin’ Norman MURPHY (Independent: Scarborough Northstead Ward), further endorsed by Councillor Roxanne MURPHY (Independent: Seamer) and [...]

December 12, 2012 Letters

SBC is past it’s sell by date – We need change now.

A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Norman MURPHY (first published in the  Scarborough News and reproduced here with the writer’s kind permission). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, The announcement that an axe has now been taken to reduce the [...]

December 8, 2012 Letters

“Whitby Landslip” – CodHead 051

“Whitby Landslip” CodHead takes a fittingly macabre view of the Whitby landslips. [Satire] Share This: [...]

December 4, 2012 CodHead

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement?

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement? IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST The anatomy of a COVER-UP. Institutionalised ‘Get-Out-of-Jail-Free’ cards? Over five weeks ago, on Friday 26th October 2012, the Whitby Gazette published an article entitled “Councillors cleared of ‘double-dipping’”. [...]

December 4, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council