Tuesday 20th February 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: February 2018

“Dumbsmoke”

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

December 31, 2017 Photoons

NYP: Appeal following Whitby Theft/Assault

NYP: Appeal following Whitby Theft/Assault North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a shop theft and subsequent assault that occurred in Whitby. The theft happened at J’Adore at around 3.15pm on Saturday 16 December 2017, and was followed by [...]

December 29, 2017 Appeals

Surveillance & Undercover Ops and InfoWar in Yorkshire (6)

Surveillance & InfoWar Ops by Public Bodies, inc. SBC  This is the sixth article on the subject of undercover and information warfare operations in Yorkshire. The first covered the influence of the military on armed and undercover police operations and [...]

December 28, 2017 Police, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Leader’s Blotted Briefing

SBC: The Leader’s Blotted Briefing an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the words of wisdom published by our inglorious Leader. ~~~~~ SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] has published what amounts to his emulation of ‘The [...]

December 26, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“Tony’s Christmas Message”

A Christmas Message from Tony RANDERSON – humanist, trade-unionist, and local politician at Borough and County level. ~~~~~ A few thoughts on the Season of Goodwill to All – with a New Year fast approaching . . . My thoughts [...]

December 25, 2017 Letters

Cllr. PLANT Does a Swift U-Turn

Cllr. PLANT Does a Swift U-Turn an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the “sexist bullying” scandal over the callous treatment of a temporarily suicidal Councillor. ~~~~~ Background Please refer to my article “SBC: ‘Sexist Bullying’ [...]

December 24, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: ‘Sexist Bullying’ Allegations Resurface

SBC: ‘Sexist Bullying’ Allegations Resurface – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on re-emergent allegations of sexist (in fact, misogynistic) bullying made against SBC Leader Cllr Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] and Chair of the SBC Conservative Group Cllr. [...]

December 22, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“All for One and One for All”

A Letter to the Editor from Ian DIXON of Whitby, a keen follower of local government affairs, who writes to express his support for Councillor Rob BARNETT’s call for the abolition of Scarborough Borough Council and the establishment of a [...]

December 22, 2017 Letters

NYP: Murder Investigation after Fatal Skipton Supermarket Stabbing

NYP: Murder Investigation after Fatal Skipton Supermarket Stabbing A 44-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 30-year-old woman died following a stabbing incident inside a Skipton supermarket. Police and paramedics were alerted to the Aldi [...]

December 21, 2017 Appeals

“What The Frack?!”

A Guest Author Ryan SHEADER of Scarborough has been following events at KM8 – the Kirby Misperton ‘fracking’ site. This report provides some much-needed background information – some of it deeply disturbing. ~~~~~ I read with interest the recent article [...]

December 18, 2017 Letters