Thursday 27th June 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: June 2019

“Sly Spy in the Sky”

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

January 11, 2019 Photoons

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards Scarborough Borough Council is back in the Private Eye Annual ‘Rotten Boroughs’ Awards – yet again – this time in recognition of a nice little earner last summer: This latest ‘gong’ follows a number [...]

January 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Big Spa Repair Bill Incoming?

Reports emanating from the Town Hall at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) give life to the rumour that it will be necessary in the near future to ask the Borough taxpayer for a seven figure sum to repair severe subsidence in [...]

January 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Bullygan Scandal: NYE’s concerns vindicated in Parliament

Bullygan Scandal: NYE’s concerns vindicated in Parliament by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Regular readers of the NYE will recall that a disciplinary investigation by the North Yorkshire Police & Crime Panel found that the then North Yorkshire Police & Crime [...]

January 6, 2019 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

1 Arrested, 2 Seriously Hurt in Whitby Homophobic Fracas

1 Arrested, 2 Seriously Hurt in Whitby Homophobic Fracas Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were seriously hurt in an assault in Whitby on New Year’s Eve. Both were taken to hospital following a disturbance in Baxtergate. The [...]

January 4, 2019 Appeals

Big Brother in the Playground

Big Brother in the Playground an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing a rather shocking misapplication of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA). ~~~~~ The Enquirer has provided detailed coverage of Scarborough Borough Council’s ‘misapplication’ of [...]

January 4, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints Enquirer regular contributor TIM HICKS persists, entirely reasonably, in his attempt to engage in a productive dialogue with Scarborough Borough Council ‘Strong’ Leader, Conservative Councillor Derek Bastiman. ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Hope this e mail [...]

January 3, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Carl Beech to Stand Trial

Carl Beech to Stand Trial I read with great interest the article below by the BBC that Carl Beech has been charged with twelve offences of perverting the course of justice and one of fraud. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-46431818 Mr Beech made allegations [...]

January 1, 2019 Police