Friday 24th March 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

Yearly Archives: 2017

Death of PC Keith Palmer

Death of PC Keith Palmer I read of the death of brave PC Palmer with great sadness. I thought he died heroically. Alone and unarmed facing a violent armed fanatic, whilst trying to protect innocent people from evil. I took the time to [...]

March 24, 2017 Police

Adult Social Care CT Billing Clarified

Adult Social Care Council Tax Billing Clarified an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, interpreting the confusion underlying the misrepresentation of the Adult Social Care precept. ~~~~~ NYCC/SBC Following Tim THORNE’s widely-read article covering an apparent ‘error’ in this [...]

March 23, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

No Hidden Agenda – Part 2

Guest Author Mike Ward follows up on his recent article “A Hidden Agenda For Our Schools?!”. ~~~~~ No Hidden Agenda – Part 2 Changes appear to be afoot at Caedmon College Whitby, with redundancies being announced. Potential 6th Form students [...]

March 21, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Scarborough Council Tax Bills Misleading

A quick look at the Council Tax bills recently delivered through your door, which were prepared by the Finance Department at Scarborough Borough Council, show a very misleading figure relating to Adult Social Care. In 2016/17, the Adult Social Care [...]

March 20, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Tory NOCK Knocks Opposition

Tory NOCK Knocks Opposition an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a blatant electioneering letter in this week’s Whitby Gazette. ~~~~~ With the North Yorkshire County Council elections seven weeks away, the Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association, [...]

March 20, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough & Whitby Labour March on Parliament

On the back of mounting a laughable and ultimately futile anti-Trump protest in Scarborough town centre, the Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party are now taking part in a march on Parliament. What’s the cause? The Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party [...]

March 19, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

NYP: Appeal for Victim of Attempted Bag Snatch to Come Forward

NYP: Appeal for Victim of Attempted Bag Snatch to Come Forward North Yorkshire Police would like to speak to the victim of an attempted handbag snatch in Gillys Amusements on Foreshore Road in Scarborough. The incident occurred on Saturday 11 [...]

March 18, 2017 Appeals

“One’s Own Back Yard”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the ninety-eighth 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 far beyond. Readers [...]

March 17, 2017 Photoons

SN Publishes NYE Editor’s Letter

SN Publishes NYE Editor’s Letter Today, Thursday 15th March 2017, the Scarborough News has published a letter from North Yorks Enquirer editor TIM THORNE, addressing the hypocrisy of double-dipper County and Borough Councillor Eric BROADBENT [Lab.]. Tim covered this issue [...]

March 16, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

A Hidden Agenda For Our Schools?!

Guest Author Mike Ward, former Chair of Governors at Eskdale School, Whitby, shares his observations on a recent incredible OfSTED Report ~~~~~ A Hidden Agenda For Our Schools?! Is there still a hidden agenda behind what is happening in education [...]

March 16, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council