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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Jobs For The Boys!

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC), through their Appointments Committee, have announced that they are appointing Dr Jim Brace as the Audit Committee’s new independent co-opted member. Further scrutiny of the SBC Appointments Committee meeting shows that the appointment appears to have [...]

February 28, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

We BID You ‘Bravo!’

We BID You ‘Bravo!’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, providing a further update on the ‘stealth tax’ known as the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ On Wednesday 26th February 2020, I was able to attend East Riding Magistrates’ [...]

February 28, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

The Ripper’s Lorry Murders 5

The Ripper’s Lorry Murders 5: Bristol, Sussex and Essex by TIM HICKS & CHRIS CLARK ~~~~~ Until now, the conventional wisdom was that all of Sutcliffe’s attacks were launched from his car. Chris however was convinced that this was not [...]

February 27, 2020 Police

“3.9% More Junkets”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-ninety-ninth 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 24, 2020 Photoons

How Red Are These Hands?

How Red Are These Hands? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Readers who have followed the ongoing saga of the Yorkshire Coast BID (the 1.5% levy on businesses in the tourism sector whose rateable value exceeds a [...]

February 21, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, Scarborough Borough Council

MISSING PERSON APPEAL

MISSING PERSON APPEAL North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information relating to missing 15-year-old Jane Jira Ashton from York pictured above). Jane was last seen at a her home address in the Scarcroft Road area at around 2:00pm on Tuesday [...]

February 19, 2020 Appeals

Police element of Council Tax to rise again 

Police element of Council Tax to rise again  by TIM HICKS ~~~~~  Introduction  I was very grateful to Nigel Ward for bringing this excellent Craven Herald and Pioneer article covering North Yorkshire’s Police Fire & Crime Commissioner (PFCC) Mrs Julia [...]

February 19, 2020 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

The Futurist Site – What Next?

The Futurist Site – What Next? Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY delivers his two penn’orth on the never-ending story and questions the prudence of the appointment of certain members of the Working Group comprising Cllrs SIDDONS, JEFFERSON, COCKERILL and BASTIMAN. ~~~~~ [...]

February 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Is YCBID in ‘Power Dive’ Mode?

Is YCBID in ‘Power Dive’ Mode? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers and local businesses on the present prospects of the campaign in opposition to the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) [...]

February 17, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

WANTED: Selby man Benjamin Dobson

WANTED: Selby man Benjamin Dobson Police are appealing for information about a wanted Selby man. Benjamin Dobson, 27, is wanted by police in connection with an investigation into malicious communications. It is believed Dobson is in the Selby area, where [...]

February 15, 2020 Appeals