Monday 18th February 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: February 2019

“Wayward Winward’s Helsinki Pissupski”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-seventy-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 far beyond. Readers [...]

February 17, 2019 Photoons

The Helsinki Connection

The Helsinki Connection by TIM HICKS discloses NYP Chief Constable’s Helsinki junket. ~~~~~ Introduction Being an auditor and of an inquisitive nature, I occasionally take the time to review the North Yorkshire Police Chief Officers’ expenses. These are disclosed on [...]

February 16, 2019 North Yorkshire Police

“Bring Me Sunshine!”

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

February 15, 2019 Photoons

SBC – Compulsive Gamblers

SBC – Compulsive Gamblers Today’s Guest Author is Councillor Norman MURPHY [Ind.] (Northstead), who is deeply critical of the present SBC administration, for reasons already well-known to everyone in the Borough. ~~~~~ The news that the Alpamare Water Park, built [...]

February 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Flamingo Land – Tender is the Right”

A Letter to the Editor from BOB ROBERTS – Scarborough businessman and, hitherto, a life-long Tory – who believes that now the Futurist Theatre is no more, it would be appropriate to re-offer the lease on the site to TENDER [...]

February 13, 2019 Letters

The ICO Quartet

The ICO Quartet an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, clarifying and expanding upon last weeks’ article regarding ICO data protection registration (or not, as the case seems to be). ~~~~~ In my article of Friday 8th February 2019, [...]

February 12, 2019 District, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, Ryedale District Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Flush (without Success)”

A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH (who intends to stand for election to Scarborough Borough Council in May), regarding proposals to abandon Scarborough’s Park & Ride facilities. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, The collapse of Scarborough’s Park & Ride operation [...]

February 11, 2019 Letters

Five Years Ago…

Five years ago Nigel, Tim and I appeared on BBC1’s regional investigative journalism show Inside Out. It took a closer look at our fledgling attempts at investigative journalism to see if our claims would stand up. The show headlined with [...]

February 10, 2019 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Urgent Appeal re Missing Pickering Man

Urgent Appeal re Missing Pickering Man Officers have issued an urgent appeal to help find a man missing from Pickering. 50-year-old Nicholas Harper was last seen leaving his home address in Pickering in his black 15-reg Citroen Picasso to go [...]

February 8, 2019 Appeals

SBC: Fiddling with the ICO

 SBC: Fiddling with the ICO – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting yet another potentially criminal cock-up by our least-favourite public body. ~~~~~ One may learn a great deal about Scarborough Borough Council simply by examining the [...]

February 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council