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Yearly Archives: 2024

UNISON: Update re Harrogate Borough Council

UNISON PRESS RELEASE – UPDATE There has been no formal engagement with the Trade Unions or staff in relation to Harrogate staff having to transfer to Veritau rather than North Yorkshire. We are therefore somewhat angry that Harrogate Council is [...]

January 19, 2023 Harrogate Borough Council

“Eastfield Missing Million”

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

January 19, 2023 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

VINDICATED: “DLUHC £1m Deception” Claim

Vindicated: “DLUHC £1m Deception” Claim North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS responds to mistaken criticism of an earlier article, providing full clarification of figures quoted. ~~~~~ Readers may recall a piece written by me and published on the North [...]

January 17, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

Harrogate Council staff about to be Betrayed?

UNISON – the local government workers’ union – has issued the following Press Release: As the time approaches for the new North Yorkshire Council to come in to being on 1st of April, public service union UNISON is dismayed to [...]

January 16, 2023 Harrogate Borough Council

“Village of the Damned”

Letters to the Editor from just two of a growing band of Potto-watchers responding to Enquirer coverage of arguably the worst Parish Council in England and Wales. ADAM TAYLOR of Northallerton has been attempting to obtain answers from Potto Parish [...]

January 15, 2023 Letters, Potto

Whitby Schools Amalgamation

Whitby Schools Amalgamation Guest Author MIKE WARD thinks ‘outside the box’ on the proposed amalgamation of Whitby’s secondary school provision. ~~~~~ The current proposal to close Eskdale cannot benefit any 11–16-year-old, whether currently at Caedmon or at Eskdale. Undoubtedly it would significantly [...]

January 13, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council


North Yorkshire Police is asking the public to keep alert for any sightings of missing 45 year-old GAVIN DHONT who has now been missing for over a month. Gavin was last seen in Ripon on Tuesday 6th December and Officers [...]

January 12, 2023 Appeals

“Eskdale Forever!”

The following Letter to the Editor from a pupil’s mother, MARIA CARSON, herself a former Eskdale School pupil, gives voice to the prevailing view of Eskdale parents and pupils. No doubt others will wish to have their say. It arrived [...]

January 9, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

“Arise, Dame Gluey!”

“Arise, Dame Gluey!” Readers of the North Yorks Enquirer may be delighted and amused to see that Councillor Theresa ‘Gluey’ NORTON (a frequent ‘star’ of Enquirer reportage) has been recognised for her “Services to the Adhesives Industry” in Private Eye’s [...]

January 9, 2023 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

POTTO – a Personal View

POTTO – a Personal View – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to readers who wonder about data security and how information substantiating articles published on the North Yorks Enquirer is gathered, collated and validated. It is, [...]

January 9, 2023 Hambleton District Council, Potto