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North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: May 2019

“Afterquakes”

A Letter to the Editor from Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.] (Hunmanby) reflecting on the collapse of the Tory majority – and warning of a potential BASTIMAN-led Tory rebound, given the merest hint of a fault-line in the bedrock of the [...]

May 22, 2019 Letters

“Alas, Poor Hebo! I Knew Him Well”

“Alas, Poor Hebo! I Knew Him Well” Open Letters to the present and (recent) past Leaders of Scarborough Borough Council by TIM HICKS – one in earnest, one in jest. ~~~~~ Open letter re: Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) policy towards [...]

May 20, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Wildly Conflicting Views” [Letters]

Two wildly conflicting Letters to the Editor – from regulars NORMAN MURPHY and FRANK SHEPHERD – commenting, respectively, on factors contributing to the outcome of the recent local elections and the portends for the future under a new regime. ~~~~~ [...]

May 17, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

The Bristol & Hereford Connections (and Conundrums)

The Bristol & Hereford Connections (and Conundrums) by TIM HICKS ~~~~~  Introduction: Chief Constable Winward’s membership of the FBINAA The Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police (NYP), Lisa Winward, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (FBINA) in Quantico, [...]

May 16, 2019 Police

No Holiday From RIPA

There is much disquiet among Scarborough Borough Councillors regarding the delay in appointments to council committees and outside bodies. The appointments, which will put a few extra quid in the pockets of experienced councillors, are normally tied up quickly after [...]

May 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“D.I.Y. Demolitions”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough resident ALI WILKINS, who has picked up on a cool half-million (or two) that will come as a surprise to many. ~~~ Nobody could fail to have noticed the changes at SBC over [...]

May 12, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

JANNER: NYE Vindicated Again

JANNER: NYE Vindicated Again by TIM HICKS  ~~~~~ Introduction Long-term NYE readers will know that as well as covering local news, we occasionally foray out into national stories. Our coverage of the Greville Janner scandal (more properly Greville Ewan Janner, [...]

May 11, 2019 Police

Appeal: To Locate Peter Brown – MISSING from Scarborough

Appeal: To Locate Peter Brown – MISSING from Scarborough Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a missing man. Peter Brown, 46, from the Whitby area – pictured above – went missing from Scarborough on the afternoon of [...]

May 9, 2019 Appeals

A Coalition Against Democracy?

A Coalition Against Democracy? Guest Author article by FRANK SHEPHERD, commenting on the Labour/Conservative back-room coalition. ~~~~~ With voters reducing the Labour and Conservative Groups, both by number and by share of vote on Thursday, neither of the main parties [...]

May 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Flush Those Blues Away””

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

May 7, 2019 Photoons