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Monthly Archives: June 2024

“Me Too!” – Councillor Plant ‘protesteth too much’

Trimming the lawns, pruning the plants . . . – an “In My View” article, by Nigel Ward. IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Corruption Buster Nigel Ward interrupts the schedule of his series of exposés describing the fraud and forgery surrounding [...]

March 31, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Local Government Ethics

A Letter to the Editor from Mike WARD (writing as a member of the public) on the subject of ethical conduct in our local authorities. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, The duty of any Councillor and Council Officer is to listen [...]

March 31, 2013 Letters

R.I.P. SBC? – Nigel responds

R.I.P.  SBC? – Nigel responds – an “In My View” article by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Many of my friends and Corruption Busters’ supporters may be aware that I have been less productive of late; I have [...]

March 31, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

“2 Heads R Better Than 1” – CodHead 054

“2 Heads R Better Than 1” CodHead has picked up on the fact that Councillor Eric Broadband – begging pardon, ERIC BROADBENT – is the only Labour Party Councillor to have been caught out double-dipping his Broadband/IT Allowances (from North [...]

March 25, 2013 Cartoons

The Jaconelli Ring and Rampton

  The Jaconelli Ring and Rampton  – an almost-forgotten 1972 Jimmy Savile interview backs up Corruption Buster Tim Hicks’ Savile/Rampton/Scarborough sortie allegations. ~ Background Following on from the Express article by James Murray and Mark Branagan which alleged that Savile [...]

March 24, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

“Pied Piper Of Ruswarp” – CodHead 053

 “Pied Piper Of Ruswarp” CodHead offers a timely reminder of the Extended Schools “Me Too!” Voucher scam and the monstrous £113K that paid the piper. Who called the tune? [Satire] [...]

March 24, 2013 Cartoons

An Open Letter to the National Park CEO Andy WILSON

An Open Letter to the National Park CEO Andy WILSON Mr Andy WILSON – Chief Executive Officer – North York Moors National Park Authority Andy, As you are aware, I emailed you on 8th March 2013 (followed by a brief [...]

March 19, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority

The Abysmal Record of the Spendthrift Councillor

A Letter to the Editor by Richard Ineson in response  to the hilarious Jane Kenyon quote in last week’s Whitby Gazette article entitled “Crime concerns as cuts hit police”: “Coun Jane Kenyon, of the Police Authority, said: “The one thing [...]

March 19, 2013 Letters

SBC: Cllr Tim Lawn Resigns

The Scarborough Borough Council Website currently shows that Tim Lawn is no longer an elected Councillor and that his term of office ended today, Monday 18th March 2013. Given that Tim Lawn was one of the requisite two Scarborough Borough [...]

March 19, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

“Mistress Mileage”- CodHead 052

“Mistress Mileage” CodHead must have been reading the Mileage Expenses claims of some of our most venerable County Councillors. Sooner or later, someone will meet himself coming back! [Satire] [...]

March 19, 2013 Cartoons