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Yearly Archives: 2017

A 1st-Class BASTIMAN

A 1st-Class BASTIMAN Sneaton Castle:  10 September 2013 On Tuesday 10th September 2013, the Coast & Moors Area Committee of North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) convened at Sneaton Castle to debate and resolve the highly contentious matter of the on-street [...]

October 27, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Pickles: Go Forth And Scrutinise

Pickles: Go Forth And Scrutinise Lights, Camera, Action! Councils ‘Pickled’ Once again, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government is in the news, reiterating his loud and clear announcement of June this year, regarding the right of the public [...]

October 24, 2013 Filey Town, Newby & Scalby, Seamer & Crossgates, Whitby Town

Health Sec. Hunt extends Savile investigation

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announces extension of NHS Savile investigation to include more hospitals I write to bring you up to date with today’s developments on the investigations into Britains worst prolific sexual offender Jimmy Savile (Operation Yewtree Tier 1) [...]

October 14, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Double Standards?

The Standards Committee of Scarborough Borough Council has openly criticised the conduct of the now former Scarborough Borough Councillor Geoff Evans, over an event that took place back in 2012. In 2012, Councillor Evans was telephoned at his home as [...]

October 5, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Solicitor: Unforgivable Incompetence – or Something Worse?

SBC Solicitor: Unforgivable Incompetence – or Something Worse? an ‘In My View’ article by NIGEL WARD, offering a detailed account of the extraordinary machinations of Scarborough Borough Council in relation to the alleged cover-up of accustaions that former Scarborough Councillor [...]

September 29, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Payback Time For Anonymous Conservative Councillors

Hambleton District Council Regular readers may remember an article about Councillors at Hambleton District Council (HDC) and the free Broadband connection they receive as elected members. Through FOI requests, we established that eighteen of the forty four elected district Councillors [...]

September 27, 2013 Hambleton District Council, North Yorkshire County Council

“The Protection Racket” – Three Decades Of Crime

“The Protection Racket” – Three Decades Of Crime an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward – his most detailed and incisive to date – providing an insight into the extraordinary circumstances in which two elected members of Councils in [...]

September 13, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Operation Countryman II (7): Jaconelli and Savile

Operation Countryman II (7):  Jaconelli and Savile  More witnesses come forward alleging a cover up by North Yorkshire Police and Scarborough Council For some time, Real Whitby has been investigating the activities of Jimmy Savile in Scarborough and has alleged [...]

September 6, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Scarborough Borough Council

Ethics versus Expediency @ NYCC

Ethics versus Expediency @ NYCC an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on the balancing act – between Ethics and Expediency; between what is morally right and what is merely convenient – performed by Monitoring Officers in attempting [...]

September 1, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

Payback Time For Cllr David Jeffels

Regular readers may remember a recent article about Conservative Councillors claiming for travel to attend Conservative Group Meetings at County Hall, North Yorkshire County Council’s (NYCC) headquarters in Northallerton. From the Freedom of Information (FOI) data gathered – the mileage [...]

August 25, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council