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Monthly Archives: January 2024

“Co-Optons? NO Options!”

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

November 29, 2023 Photoons

NYE goes international: FOLLOW-UP

NYE goes international: FOLLOW-UP by TIM HICKS & CHRIS CLARK ~~~~~ Introduction Following on from our earlier article NYE Goes International, we are updating readers with the developments on two international investigations that the NYE team has been pursuing. Peter [...]

November 29, 2023 Police

Whitby Parking Blunder

Whitby Parking Blunder – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a calamitous parking loophole in Whitby’s Church Street off-street Long Stay Car Park. One wonders why no local Abbey Ward or Streonshalh Councillor in the immediate neighbourhood [...]

November 27, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

The Future of Education in Whitby

The Future of Education in Whitby A Letter to the Editor from MIKE WARD, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors, commenting on the appearance, at the Whitby Community Network monthly meeting held on Monday on 20th November 2023, [...]

November 24, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby: That ‘Plinth’

Whitby: That ‘Plinth’ – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the controversy over the strongly-opposed proposal by the Whitby Town Deal Board (WTDB) to erect a ‘plinth’ (or ‘apron’) in Whitby Market Place, to the west of [...]

November 22, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

NYE Goes International

NYE Goes International by TIM HICKS & CHRIS CLARK ~~~~~ Introduction Following on from our earlier article Ripper: NYE’s “Hope” goes national, we are pleased to report that for the first time in its history, the NYE is going international. [...]

November 19, 2023 Police

“Potto Reality Check”

A Letter to the Editor from MARTIN CLEMENTS of Teesside, who has been conducting his own enquiries into questionable assertions (i.e. false claims?) on the Potto Parish Council website. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I have been following your articles about the [...]

November 16, 2023 Letters, Potto

“Better or Worse?”

A Letter to the Editor from DAVID HANCOCK of Scarborough, questioning the promised advantages of moving to a unitary authority. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Those of us who, when details of the forthcoming abolition of SBC was announced positively rejoiced at [...]

November 13, 2023 Letters
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NYC Press Coverage (Nov.’23)

North Yorkshire Council media summary w/c November 6, 2023 Martin Feekins, Senior Press and Publications Officer at North Yorkshire Council, has provided Councillors and Officers with a comprehensive summary of press articles during the week commencing Monday 6th November 2023 [...]

November 11, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Financial Control the OPFCC way

Financial Control the OPFCC way by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Police, Fire & Crime Commissioners, Chief Police Officers and senior members of their support staff are required to publish their expenses. This is to meet the requirement for openness and [...]

November 10, 2023 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner