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North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: November 2021

“Licensed to Shill”

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

June 11, 2018 Photoons

Geert Wilders: Exit Stage Left

Yesterday in London, Geert Wilders, Dutch Leader of the Opposition from the Partij voor de Vrijheid (PVV or Party for Freedom) spoke at a rally in Whitehall. Mr Wilders spoke at the Free Tommy Robinson rally and he thanked the [...]

June 10, 2018 Misc

Jeremy Thorpe: A Very English Cover-Up(s)

Jeremy Thorpe: A Very English Cover-Up(s) by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Jeremy Thorpe: A Very English Cover-up(s) Introduction: the Jeremy Thorpe Affair For those who are unfamiliar with the Jeremy Thorpe [1] Jeremy Thorpe affair, there is a good summary here [...]

June 9, 2018 Police

Urgent Appeal re Missing 15-year-old Boy

Urgent Appeal re Missing 15-year-old Boy Officers have issued an urgent appeal to find a missing 15 year-old boy. Taylor Hamil  (pictured) was last seen at around 6.30am on 8 June 2018 in the Selby area. Officers are extremely concerned [...]

June 8, 2018 Appeals

SBC Harbours – Nothing to Crow About

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS of Scarborough identifies the fundamental problem facing the Borough’s Harbours in Scarborough and Whitby. (This is the full article – not the abbreviated version published as a letter in the Scarborough News and the Whitby Gazette). [...]

June 8, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Abolition of SBC”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor Mike WARD [Ind.], who knows – from the ‘inside’ – whereof he speaks. ~~~~~ WHITBY – THE TIME FOR CHANGE IS NOW No ill-conceived or badly-worded petition was needed to [...]

June 6, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“NOCK and DILLON: Formal Complaints”

An Open Letter to Mrs Lisa DIXON, Director of Legal Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer, Scarborough Borough Council. This is a long, important, perhaps (for some) boring, but necessarily detailed letter dealing with the propriety of the actions of a [...]

June 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Futurist Demolition Costs Rise

As residents and visitors can see with their own eyes, the demolition of the Futurist Theatre on Foreshore Road in Scarborough has been underway for a while now. The demolition costs for the Futurist were presented by SBC’s Cabinet on [...]

June 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

County/Borough Cllr Slams ‘Local Rag’

A Letter to the Editor from County & Borough Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.], taking to task the Scarborough News for sloppy and misleading reporting of a contentious new housing development within his area of responsibility. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, You may [...]

June 2, 2018 Letters

‘Bravo Sierra’ at NYP HQ

‘Bravo Sierra’ at NYP HQ by TIM HICKS Introduction This article concerns the recent Public Accountability Meeting held by Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) for North Yorkshire (PCCNY) Julia Mulligan, at North Yorkshire Police (NYP) Force Headquarters at Alverton Court, [...]

June 1, 2018 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner