Friday 21st February 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: February 2020

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

Book Review: “Basically Innocent?” by David Greenwood

Book Review: “Basically Innocent?” by David Greenwood Reviewed by Tim Hicks Tim Hicks reviews an important new book on sexual abuse in the clergy. As well as being an investigative journalist with experience in exposing paedophilism and a chartered accountant, [...]

February 14, 2020 Misc

URGENT APPEAL re Missing York Man

URGENT APPEAL re Missing York Man Officers searching for a missing York man are appealing to the public to get in touch if anyone may have seen him. David McGourlay, 59 from the Strensall area of York, was last seen [...]

February 12, 2020 Appeals

The Ripper’s Lorry Murders 7

The Ripper’s Lorry Murders 7: Leicester & Nottingham 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 so [...]

February 12, 2020 Police

“Selective Amnesia”

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

February 10, 2020 Photoons