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North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: August 2017

NYMR Secures National Lottery Support

North Yorkshire Moors Railway Secures National Lottery Support TIM HICKS reports: Following on from our series of three articles on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, I was delighted to receive an email from the NYMR’s public relations consultants thanking us [...]

August 17, 2017 Misc

WTC – Toilets: “What Could Go Wrong?”

WTC – Toilets: “What Could Go Wrong?” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, covering an ill-timed ‘leak’ on the eve of Regatta. ~~~~~ Much has been made of the decision by Whitby Town (Parish) Council (WTC) to take [...]

August 16, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

“Praise From The Master”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and eleventh 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 [...]

August 15, 2017 Photoons

North Yorkshire Moors Railway Fights Back

North Yorkshire Moors Railway Fights Back by TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ Regular NYE readers will be aware that between 10:00pm on Saturday 22nd July 2017 and 7:00am on Sunday 23rd July 2017, historic teak train carriages at NYMR’s Pickering Railway Station’s [...]

August 13, 2017 Misc

NYP: James Marcus BLAKE – Wanted for Prison Recall

NYP: James Marcus BLAKE – Wanted for Prison Recall North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information to help track down a wanted man from Scarborough. James Marcus Blake, 31, failed to attend appointments with the Probation Service in Scarborough following [...]

August 12, 2017 Appeals

SBC’s Scarborough Market Hall Raided

On Thursday 10th August Ofcom raided Scarborough Borough Council’s Market Hall on St Helen’s Square. As part of an ongoing investigation into an illegal broadcast radio station operating in the area, on Thursday 10 August Officers from Ofcom visited premises [...]

August 11, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP: Appeal re Scarborough Change Scam

NYP: Appeal re Scarborough Change Scam Posted on 10 August 2017 at 13:48pm in Local appeals Officers are appealing for businesses to remain vigilant for persons trying to change large denominations of bank notes, following an incident in Scarborough. The [...]

August 10, 2017 Appeals

Top 10 SBC Leeches 2016/17

Figures have been published which detail the allowances and expenses claimed by Councillors at Scarborough Borough Council. The total claimed for 2016/17 is £269,395.61. The total basic allowance paid to the 50 SBC councillors is £200,064.00. In addition to that [...]

August 10, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

The Whitby Brand

The Whitby Brand Some observations on the state-of-play in Whitby, by Guest Author MIKE WARD, on upcoming proposals in and around Whitby. ~~~~~ The Whitby Brand Much is being made of the Whitby Brand and SBC’s new strategy for tourism [...]

August 9, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“I Could Have Told You, Vincent!”

On 6th March 2016, the Enquirer published a Letter to the Editor from Allan ROBERTS of Scarborough concerning the abysmal management of the Vincent Pier Crane under the purview of Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.], Portfolio Holder for Project Leadership, Harbours, [...]

August 9, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council