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North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: August 2018

“Is Scarborough a Democratic Borough?”

A Letter to the Editor from Patricia DAVID of Scarborough, questioning the quality of democratic governance in the Borough of Scarborough. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Is Scarborough a Democratic Borough? Local Governance throughout the Country is ruled by Local Government Law, [...]

January 18, 2016 Letters

Eskdale Closure: Open Letter from MIKE WARD

Eskdale Closure: Open Letter from MIKE WARD Following the ‘shock announcement’ on Thursday 13th January 2016 that Eskdale School, under a ‘new’ scheme to ‘amalgamate’ with Caedmon College Whitby, is virtually certain to close and the Eskdale site to be [...]

January 17, 2016 Letters

NYCC: Harrogate ‘Pedestrian Scramble’ Traffic-Lights Fiasco

NYCC: Harrogate ‘Pedestrian Scramble’ Traffic-Lights Fiasco an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the paper trail of a corporate cock-up in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. ~~~~~ Background Harrogate has a long history of traffic management problems. For those with [...]

January 15, 2016 Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire County Council

“On My Honour, Your Honour”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the seventy-eigth 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 [...]

January 14, 2016 Photoons

SBC PARKING: Portfolio Holder ‘Dissembles’ In Council

SBC PARKING: Portfolio Holder ‘Dissembles’ In Council an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the prevailing corporate chaos over unenforceable parking regulations at Scarborough Borough Council and throughout the County of North Yorkshire. ~~~~~ BACKGROUND Readers far [...]

January 12, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

“Morally Reprehensible” (The Karen Skipper Murder Investigation)

A Letter to the Editor by regular contributor  Tim HICKS FCA, in response to the “Reprehensible” article by Satish SEKAR, published here on the Enquirer on 31st December 2015. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, I read the North Yorkshire Enquirer article “Reprehensible” [...]

January 10, 2016 Letters

NYP: Man Wanted re Bail Breach

NYP: Man Wanted re Bail Breach North Yorkshire Police are asking for the public’s help to find a man wanted for breaching his bail conditions and failing to appear in court. [...]

January 10, 2016 Appeals

Schools For Secrets

Schools For Secrets an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a glimpse into the culture of secrecy that is all too pervasive in our school management structures. ~~~~~ I draw readers’ attention to an article in the Yorkshire [...]

January 8, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

NYP: CCTV Appeal re Whitby Supermarket Fraud

NYP: CCTV Appeal re Whitby Supermarket Fraud Police have issued CCTV of three people they would like to speak to in connection with a fraud that took place in a supermarket in Whitby. [...]

January 8, 2016 Appeals

“Fracking – Be Aware!”

A Letter to the Editor from Rob BARNETT, writing as a member of the public. Rob is an SBC Councillor [Lab.] for the Streonshalh ward, in Whitby. He sits on the SBC Environment and the Economy Scrutiny Committee, in which [...]

January 7, 2016 Letters