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Monthly Archives: July 2024

WTC: “Animal Farm”

WTC: “Animal Farm” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to reader-feedback on the Enquirer’s coverage of Whitby Town Council’s Extraordinary Meeting on Tuesday 26th September 2023, where, despite a packed public gallery, members proceeded to verbally [...]

September 30, 2023 Whitby Town

Lawless Potto

Lawless Potto – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, investigating the wild tactics that continue to be used by Potto Parish Council to obstruct and circumvent due process, public input and the law – whilst apparently incurring yet more Audit Investigations (with [...]

September 28, 2023 Potto

WTC: Educating Linda

WTC: Educating Linda – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on absolutely disgraceful conduct by certain Whitby Town Councillors at the Extraordinary Meeting held on Tuesday 26th September. ~~~~~ Before reporting on this astonishing meeting, there is [...]

September 27, 2023 Whitby Town

Scarborough Bathing Water Pollution

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor GUY SMITH, bemoaning the unacceptable state of Scarborough’s bathing waters, as revealed to the nation by the Daily Mirror reporter LUCY THORNTON and highlighted in the past here on the [...]

September 26, 2023 Letters

A BETTER Town Council

A BETTER Town Council – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing some informative comparisons between Whitby Town Council and a GOOD Town Council. ~~~~~ Following two recent Town Meetings/Assemblies, the people of Whitby now have an opportunity [...]

September 24, 2023 Whitby Town

Yarm TC: Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo?

Yarm TC: Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo? A Letter to the Editor from a very concerned PAMELA CHRISTOPHER, who has been doing a little digging through Yarm Town Council’s records, following the publication of earlier Enquirer revelations about disturbing news about [...]

September 22, 2023 Letters, Town & Parish

WTC: The Vipers’ Nest

WTC: The Vipers’ Nest – an “In My View” by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a barely credible turn of events. Apparently, every Whitby elector who supported the Call for Poll to speak out for Whitby has aided and abetted a [...]

September 20, 2023 Whitby Town

Whitby Assembly demands Town Poll extras

Whitby Assembly demands Town Poll extras – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a brief report on the re-convened Town Meeting/Assembly held on Monday 18th September 2023 to complete the business halted by the Town Mayor at [...]

September 19, 2023 Whitby Town

NYP Custody Scandal: Manchester Rape Allegation

NYP Custody Scandal: Manchester Rape Allegation In this article, NYE Crime Correspondent TIM HICKS covers the recent shocking allegations of abuse of women in Greater Manchester Police (GMP) custody suites. The NYE has been raising this issue in North Yorkshire [...]

September 17, 2023 North Yorkshire Police, Police

Loadsa Money?

Loadsa Money? Ahead of the second Whitby Town Meeting/Assembly this month (Whitby Town Council itself meets only once every two months), today’s Letter to the Editor comes from Councillor Rob Barnett – revealing some basic facts and figures that every Whitby [...]

September 15, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town