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Monthly Archives: April 2024

WSP: Recent Revelations

WSP: Recent Revelations – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an opinion on the disturbing revelations (possibly/probably inadvertent) contained in an undated Freedom of Information Response provided by Mr Jamie HENSHAW, Executive Head Teacher of the Whitby [...]

March 31, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

“Good Riddance, Dud Siddons!”

“Good Riddance, Dud Siddons!” Please welcome the return of Alderman “Stormin’” Norman Murphy, summing up the disastrous tenure of Scarborough Borough Council’s last Leader. ~~~~~ As those of you who have been following the shambolic progress of Scarborough Council over [...]

March 30, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP Fails HMICFRS & RSM Audits

NYP Fails HMICFRS & RSM Audits by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction It has not been a good week for North Yorkshire Police (NYP). Three events have occurred which have shone the spotlight on policing in North Yorkshire. The Baroness Casey [...]

March 28, 2023 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

“Magaluf! Magaluf! Magaluf!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-fifty-seventh 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 [...]

March 26, 2023 Photoons

Scarborough Labour Commies Fail Again

The abolition of Scarborough Borough Council (huzzah!) is just around the corner, so it’s time for a quick look back. The May 2019 polling booth putsch saw King Derek the Useless of Scalboringcunty usurped of his beloved gold commode. The [...]

March 24, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Town Meeting & the WSP

Whitby Town Meeting & the WSP – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on those aspects of the Assembly of the Whitby Town Meeting held on Wednesday 22nd March 2023 that relate directly to the proposed ‘Amalgamation’ [...]

March 22, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Whitby Town

OPEN LETTER to WSP Governors & NYCC

OPEN LETTER to WSP Governors & NYCC The organisers of the Keep Choice in Whitby and Save Eskdale School group have published the following Open Letter to the Board of Governors of the Whitby Secondary Partnership and North Yorkshire (County) [...]

March 21, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

SBC: Before the Flood

SBC: Before the Flood North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent has been examining fresh discrepancies emerging in Scarborough Borough Council’s application of Flood Risk Zone regulations in regard to the universally disliked West Pier ‘regeneration’ project. ~~~~~ How strange that there [...]

March 20, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

NY Police Precept Doesn’t Add Up!

NY Police Precept Doesn’t Add Up! The North Yorks Enquirer is grateful for the following information provided by a regular reader. Clearly, simple arithmetic is not the forté of Zoë METCALFE [Con.], Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire [...]

March 19, 2023 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Potto Nepocracy [Pt.2]

Potto Nepocracy [Pt.2] – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD investigating the apparently entrenched corruption and manipulation of the business at Potto Parish Council by its Chair, Councillor Andrew WILDE, and by the seemingly brow-beaten RFO/Clerk, his daughter, Mrs [...]

March 19, 2023 Potto