Wednesday 29th March 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: March 2017

“Fixed It”

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

February 16, 2016 Photoons

Eskdale: An Open Letter/Email to Robert Goodwill MP

An Open Letter/Email to Robert Goodwill MP – from Mike Ward, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors, to Scarborough & Whitby Member of Parliament Robert Goodwill. (The ‘comments and letters’ to which Mike refers in his text [...]

February 16, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

NYP: Witness Appeal re £15,000 Vandalism

NYP: Witness Appeal re £15,000 Vandalism North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about criminal damage that occurred on Valley Road, Scarborough on Wednesday 13th January. Share This: [...]

February 13, 2016 Appeals

Killing The Goose That Lays The Golden Eggs

Today’s Guest Author slot goes to the Whitby Beacon Town Forum, bringing news of another example of ‘done deal’ local governance, hard on the heels of the proposed closure by North Yorkshire County Council  – first by stealth, then by [...]

February 13, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP: Appeal re Baseball Bat Attack In Whitby

NYP: Appeal re Baseball Bat Attack In Whitby North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an assault that occurred in Whitby.   Share This: [...]

February 12, 2016 Appeals

Whitby Education: 2 Heads Are Better Than 1

Guest Author Mike WARD, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors, identifies a practicable alternative to Pete DWYER’s Report to County Councillor Arthur BARKER; an alternative that is conspicuously absent from the Report – and, more importantly, from [...]

February 11, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Eskdale School: Consultation

Eskdale School: Consultation County Councillor Arthur Barker, Executive Member for Children & Young Peoples’ Services, has kindly provided a copy of Pete DWYER’s Report of 9th February 2016, recommending that the Executive Member should “give approval to consult on a [...]

February 10, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

NYP: Whitby Police Witness Appeal re Serious Assault

NYP: Whitby Police Witness Appeal re Serious Assault North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a serious assault that occurred in Whitby town centre just before Christmas. Share This: [...]

February 8, 2016 Appeals

“CORRUPTOPHENIA” – The Sequel

“CORRUPTOPHENIA” – The Sequel an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers with the sequel to a curiously prophetic (and purely hypothetical) story of corruption in a local authority in the UK. There will be more in the [...]

February 7, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

“Jeremy, Giles and Henry”

A Letter to the Editor from our Crime & Parliamentary Affairs correspondent, Tim HICKS, who writes to up-date readers on an astonishing development (astonishing, that is, were it not for a number of similarly astonishing developments in similarly high-profile cases) [...]

February 6, 2016 Letters