Monday 20th August 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: August 2018

“A Little Heavy Relief”

“A Little Heavy Relief” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining one more of the little ways in which Council employees enjoy a privileged position above the law (complete with explanatory pie-chart). ~~~~~ In the midst of the [...]

March 18, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP: Appeal For Missing York Man – Thomas Ducey

NYP: Appeal For Missing York Man – Thomas Ducey Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing York man. [...]

March 18, 2016 Appeals

“In Education, Children Get Only One Chance!”

A Letter to the Editor for all Whitby parents of schoolkids, present and future, from Tim and Christine LANDERS. ~~~~~ Dear Whitby Area Parents, In Education, Children Get Only One Chance! If North Yorkshire’s proposals for Secondary Education in Whitby [...]

March 18, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

“Leave Of Abstinence”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the eighty-first 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 17, 2016 Photoons

Consultation? Confrontation!

Consultation? Confrontation! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, summing up the acrimonious stand-off over the intended closure of Eskdale School. (With thanks to Tom BRODRICK of The Reading Room Gallery, for use of his photo of the NYCC [...]

March 16, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Dwyer, Dwyer – Pants On Fire!

Dwyer, Dwyer – Pants On Fire! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on Round One of the Eskdale School closure “consultation” ~~~~~ Monday 14th March 2016. Whitby Pavilion. Arriving a little early at last night’s “consultation” meeting [...]

March 15, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

SBC: T.I.C. Tactics

SBC: T.I.C. Tactics an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an incipient crack in the Tory SBC stranglehold. ~~~~~ Readers of the Whitby Gazette and the Scarborough News may have struggled recently to discern any useful information [...]

March 11, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

Yet Another Parking Ticket Victory

Guest Author Andy STRANGEWAY announces another victory – this time against the East Riding of Yorkshire Council on-street parking regime. Salute! ~~~~~ Yet Another Parking Ticket Victory I am delighted to announce that once again I have successfully defended a [...]

March 9, 2016 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Did Goodwill Mislead Parliament?

Ian Blackford, the SNP MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber accused Scarborough & Whitby MP Robert Goodwill of being “economical with the truth” over the issue of ship-to-ship (STS) oil transfers in the Cromarty Firth. Environmental campaigners are worried about [...]

March 6, 2016 Misc

“Absence Makes The Representation Non-Existent”

Guest Author Allan ROBERTS of Scarborough (whose powers of scrutiny have identified a very poor performance indeed on the part of Scarborough Borough Council Leader, Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] [Scalby ward]) informs readers about the quality of representation local fishermen [...]

March 6, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council