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Monthly Archives: January 2023

Gluey Eye – Again!

Gluey Eye – Again! During the past three-and-a-half years of embarrassment arising from the unprecedented incompetence of the SIDDONS administration (supported, of course, by a small contingent of rogue Officers), a variety of North Yorks Enquirer contributors have highlighted a [...]

November 30, 2022 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: Piles of Money?

West Pier: Piles of Money? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS seems to have identified a previously ovrerlooked source of funding to facilitate a full repair to the West Pier sheet-piling dilapidation. And set some cracks appearing in the administration’s (rocky) armour? [...]

November 29, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Arguably the WORST Parish Council in England

Arguably the WORST  Parish Council in England – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting a brief introduction to a series of articles examining the conduct of arguably the WORST Parish Council in England – Potto Parish Council, in [...]

November 29, 2022 Potto

NYP Custody Scandal: The “Booty Patrol”

NYP Custody Scandal: The “Booty Patrol” by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has recently published a joint report on the inspection of North Yorkshire Police’s (NYP) custody services undertaken jointly with [...]

November 28, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

YCBID: Levy Refunds Inevitable?

A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN, raising some interesting points not covered in Nigel Ward’s Open Letter to the SBC and ERYC Chief Executives on the subject of changes to rateable values on business premises subject to the [...]

November 25, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

NYP Custody Scandal: ‘Business as Usual’

NYP Custody Scandal: ‘Business as Usual’ by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has recently published its report on its joint inspection, with HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) and the Care Quality [...]

November 23, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, Police

Dear Nick & Caro – New BID for Justice

Dear Nick & Caro – New BID for Justice An Open Letter from NIGEL WARD to the respective CEOs, HoPS and Returning Officers of SBC and ERYC, drawing their attention to a forthcoming revision to the terms under which Yorkshire [...]

November 22, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC West Pier Bullnose ‘Bullshine’

SBC West Pier Bullnose ‘Bullshine’ North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS has once again excavated some “lessons will be learned’ bullshine from the forgotten annals of SBC Harbours history – 70 years of neglect – forgotten, perhaps, because it presents [...]

November 22, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS Plumbs Depths of Disgrace

SIDDONS Plumbs Depths of Disgrace – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing the most disgraceful contempt yet shown to the electorate of the Borough 0f Scarborough and our national reputation: REWARDING Councillor Theresa NORTON [Unaff.] for serially [...]

November 21, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Cllr Norton and Attacks on Journalists

Cllr Norton and Attacks on Journalists A Letter to the Editor from NYE Police & Crime correspondent TIM HICKS, who writes on the associated subjects of irresponsible protesters, the suppression of journalists and the pressing need for Councillor ‘Gluey’ Norton [...]

November 19, 2022 Letters, Police, Scarborough Borough Council