Monday 16th October 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: October 2017

SYP: Funding Of Legal Costs

SYP: Funding Of Legal Costs A reader has kindly brought our attention to an article on the front page of today’s Yorkshire Post. Regrettably, this front-page article does not appear on the YP web-site. In the public interest, a scan [...]

March 31, 2015 Police

Northallerton Town Clerk Suspended

Northallerton Town Clerk Suspended an “In My View” pre-article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on today’s Darlington & Stockton Times exclusive “Mystery over suspension of Northallerton town clerk”. ~~~~~ The North Yorkshire rumour mill is grinding hard this morning over the [...]

March 30, 2015 Town & Parish

SBC: Time To ‘Fess Up And Say Sorry

An Open Letter to Scarborough Borough Council, first published in early February 2015 in the Scarborough Review (Scarborough’s new free newspaper) from Michael BECKETT, who is the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrat Party – re-produced here at the [...]

March 30, 2015 Letters

Andrew JONES MP: Post Office ‘Horizon’ Scandal

Andrew JONES MP: Post Office ‘Horizon’ Scandal The long-running national scandal surrounding the Post Office ‘Horizon’ accounting software has taken a new turn. The faulty software incorrectly implicated dozens of postmasters/mistresses around the country in allegations of fraudulent activity which [...]

March 30, 2015 Misc

“Scarier Than Vampires”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the thirty-third in a continuing series of so-called  “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and beyond. Readers are [...]

March 28, 2015 Photoons

Councils: The Law Is An Ass

Councils: The Law Is An Ass an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, who, with one eye on the elections, now highlights (again) the all-too-common local authority practice of implementing Bye-Laws for the prime purpose of extorting revenue from [...]

March 27, 2015 Lincolnshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Piers: Not-So-Good News

A Letter to the Editor from Derek ROBINSON. Derek writes as a member of the public, though he is a member of Whitby Town (Parish) Council (WTC) and a Ukip candidate in the forthcoming elections for both Scarborough Borough Council [...]

March 26, 2015 Letters

“SBC – Behind Closed Doors”

A Letter to the Editor from Karen MILLER of Scarborough, a working mother who writes to express her regret that, like many ordinary people, she has gleaned an insight into questionable practices of local government here in the Borough only [...]

March 24, 2015 Letters

“Our Magnificent Leader”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the thirty-second in a continuing series of so-called  “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and beyond. Readers are [...]

March 24, 2015 Photoons

VOTE!

VOTE! Your Vote In order to vote in a Local Government, European or Parliamentary election or in a local or national referendum you must be registered on the Electoral Roll (Register of Electors). The way we all register to vote has [...]

March 21, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council