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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Ethical Journalism: NYE quoted in “The Journalist”

Ethical Journalism: NYE quoted in “The Journalist” NYE Comment on Ethics in Journalism Scarborough is lucky to have a free and diverse local media, that holds local public bodies, Councillors and council officers to account. This is part of the [...]

January 21, 2018 Police

Farmer Bob’s Extracontextual ‘Fess-Up

Farmer Bob’s Extracontextual ‘Fess-Up Insignificantly, Scarborough & Whitby Conservative MP Robert Goodwill has been passed over in the Prime Minister’s latest Cabinet re-shuffle. In an uncharacteristic gesture of candour, Mr Goodwill has shared his personal post-sacking ruminations with readers of [...]

January 20, 2018 Misc

“The Shortest of Straws”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, expressing an interesting perspective on SBC’s masterful lending of £9M to Benchmark – against the gilt-edged security of land it already owns. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Recently on Tripadvisor Alpamare Scarborough [...]

January 19, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

ERYC: ROBINSON’s RAPIER

ERYC: ROBINSON’s RAPIER an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the continuing PARNABY scandal. ~~~~~ Mr Peter ROBINSON, the Cottingham developer who has pursued a relentless war of attrition against ERYC Leader Councillor Steve PARNABY [Con.] [...]

January 18, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

The Whitby Secondary School Saga

The Whitby Secondary School Saga The Enquirer’s education and governance contributor MIKE WARD comments on the crossroads reached in Whitby education with the departure of the town’s two secondary school Headteachers – Keith PRYTHERCH and Sue WHELAN – concurrent with [...]

January 17, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council

Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile: Latest Developments

Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile: Latest Developments Introduction The Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile scandal continues to rumble on. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) Report into Surrey Police’s handling of an investigation in 2007 to 2009, into sexual offences [...]

January 17, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

YCH: The Further Misadventures of ‘Maureen’

YCH: The Further Misadventures of ‘Maureen’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, following up on the appalling treatment of a vulnerable single mother by staff at Yorkshire Coast Homes (YCH). ~~~~~ Background On Sunday 29th October 2017, I [...]

January 15, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP: Appeal for Missing JOHN YOULL

NYP: Appeal for Missing JOHN YOULL North Yorkshire Police currently have concerns for a male from the York area who may be in our area. We are looking to make contact with John YOULL and are requesting the help of [...]

January 15, 2018 Appeals

SBC Cllr Paid £1.3K to Chair ONE Meeting

SBC Cllr Paid £1.3K to Chair ONE Meeting an Open Letter from NIGEL WARD to Councillor Heather PHILLIPS [Con.], requesting an explanation for a number of aspects of her rôle within the Standards regime at Scarborough Borough Council. Sent also [...]

January 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP: Appeal re New Year’s Eve Assault / Criminal Damage in Whitby

NYP: Appeal re New Year’s Eve Assault / Criminal Damage in Whitby North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an assault on a pub landlord, and a broken window that occurred in Whitby It happened outside the [...]

January 13, 2018 Appeals