Monday 17th December 2018,
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Monthly Archives: December 2018

SBC: Who Dreams Up The Plans?

SBC: Who Dreams Up The Plans? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining a strategic planning mechanism that by-passes democracy. ~~~~~ The received wisdom is that local Councils pursue a democratic approach to decision-making; electors elect representatives – [...]

April 14, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council
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County Council Suspends Eskdale Closure

North Yorkshire County Council has issued the following announcement. Sadly, it is not entirely transparent: County Council suspends decision on Whitby’s schools Published: 13 April 2016 North Yorkshire County Council has decided to suspend further decision-taking on the proposal to [...]

April 13, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby Parking Victory!

A resident of Whitby who was given a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has won the case at the Traffic Penalty Tribunal. The judgement from the Tribunal is below. As you can see, the Traffic Penalty [...]

April 9, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

Eskdale: ALL Consultation Responses

Eskdale: ALL Consultation Responses North Yorkshire County Council has published all of the responses to its ‘consultation’ on the Eskdale School closure/amalgamation proposals, amongst other key documents on its website. With the exception of a degree of support from CCW [...]

April 8, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

IPCC: Appeal For Peasholm Park Death Witnesses

IPCC: Appeal For Peasholm Park Death Witnesses The Independent Police Complaints Commission is appealing for witnesses in relation to the death of Gavin Francis EGAN at about 11:30 GMT on 24th February 2016, in Peasholm Park lake. North Yorkshire Police [...]

April 8, 2016 Appeals

Eskdale: At Last – The UNREDACTED JSG Minutes 17/03/16

Eskdale: At Last – The UNREDACTED JSG Minutes 17/03/16 So now we know . . . and quite serendipitously . . . ~~~~~ From: Jackie Hunter <J.Hunter@ccwhitby.co.uk> Date: 7 April 2016 at 08:32:15 BST To: [redacted] Subject: RE: Information Request, [...]

April 7, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

“£90K PCC Expenditure Row Escalates”

Following the York Press scoop article “£90,000 expenses addition sparks police commission row” (6th April 2016), Mike PANNETT – an Independent candidate for the forthcoming Police & Crime Commissioner election – has issued the following Press Release: ~~~ “The public [...]

April 6, 2016 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Greater Yorkshire Devolution – Cui Bono?

Greater Yorkshire Devolution – Cui Bono? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining forthcoming changes to local government arrangements. ~~~~~ Despite the fact that the largest reform of local government arrangements since the Local Government Act 1972 has [...]

April 6, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Save Eskdale – Consultation Response

Save Eskdale – Consultation Response Here follows the Consultation response from the Fight to Save Eskdale School group. Readers who feel thay have a contribution to make to the Save Eskdale cause are invited to respond to the Consultation individually [...]

April 6, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

“Talking To The Wall”

“Talking To The Wall” A reader in the District of Hambleton shares email correspondence . . . about stealth tax and cynical self-service at Hambleton District Council . . . ~~~~~ From: [redacted] Sent: 13 March 2016 07:52 To: Customer [...]

April 5, 2016 Hambleton District Council