Wednesday 17th July 2024,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Nigel Ward

Another Vacancy at WTC

Another Vacancy at WTC – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a fifth resignation from Whitby Town Council in as many months. This follows last October’s Town/Parish Poll at which 75.5% of voting electors called upon [...]

July 16, 2024 Whitby Town

‘Potless’ Potto

‘Potless’ Potto – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, investigating the ever-increasing (and entirely accurately calculated) additional Audit Investigation Fees incurred by Potto Parish Council (as per FOIA), due to its ongoing refusal to address its many ‘weaknesses’ (Audit-speak for failures). [...]

July 7, 2024 Potto

“Brand Yourself a Fool . . .”

Brand Yourself a Fool . . . – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing ignorance, stupidity and lies. ~~~~~ My maternal grandfather taught me many things. Not calculus, trigonometry or comparative anatomy, nor die Harmonielehre or amo, [...]

July 5, 2024 Whitby Town

WTC: All Fools’ Day

WTC: All Fools’ Day – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, unearthing another inexcusable failure at Whitby Town Council. A highly-detailed Special Report – not intended for the casual reader. ~~~~~ In the aftermath of the resignation of [...]

July 1, 2024 Whitby Town

WTC: Yet Another Resignation

WTC: Yet Another Resignation – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a curious omission from the Whitby Town Council website. ~~~~~ Keen followers of the antics of Whitby Town Council – few though they are – [...]

June 28, 2024 Whitby Town

Citizen-Driven Harbours Survey

Citizen-Driven Harbours Survey – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing readers attention to a new Citizen-Driven Harbours Survey on North Yorkshire Council’s management of Scarborough & Whitby Harbours. ~~~ Residents of Whitby and Scarborough, quite rightly, take [...]

June 26, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council

Vindictive Potto

Vindictive Potto – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, investigating a particularly vindictive document drafted and signed by Cllr Andrew WILDE, unelected Chair of Potto Parish Council, in another failed attempt to bamboozle the Authorities into believing the Council’s fictitious propaganda. [...]

June 24, 2024 Potto

WTC: STAKESBY WARD BY-ELECTION

WTC: STAKESBY WARD BY-ELECTION – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, previewing the by-election for the Casual Vacancy at Whitby Town Council’s Stakesby Ward, to be held on Thursday 20th June 2024. The Polling Station – at Marton [...]

June 15, 2024 Whitby Town

Vexatious Potto 3 (Pt.3)

Vexatious Potto 3 (Pt.3) – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, investigating the dénouement of the dilemma facing Cllr Andrew WILDE, unelected Chair of Potto Parish Council, at the Upper Tribunal. Readers may recall that, in Part 2 of this series, he faced [...]

June 10, 2024 Potto

Vexatious Potto 3 (Pt.2)

Vexatious Potto 3 (Pt.2) – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, investigating further fall-out from Potto Parish Council’s Upper Tribunal UT13 form, arising from another serious failure of sound Leadership, Governance and Accountability.  ~~~~~ Potto Parish Council has [...]

May 30, 2024 Potto