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Monthly Archives: June 2024

Botton ‘Boss’ Blusters

Botton ‘Boss’ Blusters Following the Private Eye coverage (two weeks ago) of the on-going Botton Village  rumpus (reproduced here on the North Yorks Enquirer, for the particular benefit of local people who do not follow the Eye), the latest edition [...]

October 30, 2014 Misc

Council Tax – An SBC Mystery

A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON of Whitby, who has been comparing Council Tax charges around the country – with some interesting (though deeply mysterious) results . . . ~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, I hope you will consider [...]

October 29, 2014 Letters

Stonewall Jones: A Study in Failure of Leadership

Stonewall Jones:  A Study in Failure of Leadership  – Crime & Parliamentary Affairs Correspondent TIM HICKS reports on the performance of  Chief Constable Dave JONES of the North Yorkshire Police. ~~~~~ Home Affairs Select Committee will launch an inquiry next [...]

October 26, 2014 North Yorkshire Police

Is UKIP A Viable Alternative ?

A Letter to the Editor from recent UKIP convert, SBC Councillor Mike WARD (formerly Independent member for Esk Valley ward), who writes to explain his controversial decision, following a life-long determination to stand independent of political affiliation. ~~~~~ Dear Editor [...]

October 26, 2014 Letters

“½ Million Gallons Of Whitewash”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the nineteenth in a continuing series of so-called  “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire. (Please see the entire [...]

October 25, 2014 Photoons

ELN: By All Accounts – LIARS!

ELN: By All Accounts – LIARS! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on some apparently false declarations in the Exelby, Leeming & Newton Parish Council audited accounts. Naughty, naughty, naughty! ~~~~~ Background Readers may already be [...]

October 24, 2014 Exelby, Leeming & Newton

Whitby Piers – Peer Review

A Letter to the Editor from Mike WARD of Whitby. Mike writes as a member of the public. He is also a Scarborough Borough Councillor (UKIP) for Esk Valley ward. He offers the following insight into the grave concerns regarding [...]

October 23, 2014 Letters

HDC: That Magical 25% ‘Duty of Care’

HDC: That Magical 25% ‘Duty of Care’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining a nice little earner at Hambleton District Council. ~~~~~ Regular readers will know that I always take an interest in the way Councils seek [...]

October 23, 2014 Hambleton District Council
NYP: Appeal to public after S’borough woman assaulted

NYP: Appeal to public after S’borough woman assaulted

NYP: Appeal to drivers and pedestrians after Scarborough woman assaulted Police in Scarborough are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in St Thomas Street.   [...]

October 22, 2014 Appeals

Bidder B Donates £50k To Conservatives

The name of the developer for the Futurist site, preferred by the Conservative majority on Scarborough Borough Council, has today been revealed by the council. The council’s preferred bidder, known only as Bidder B thus far, is Kirby Misperton based [...]

October 21, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council