Saturday 31st October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Nigel Ward

“Whitby Welcome”

“Whitby Welcome” A Letter to the Editor from motorhomer and lifelong Whitby enthusiast TOM PEIL, of Preston, who does not intend to be deterred by the SBC Labour Leader’s small-minded ‘cold shoulder’ – to the Whitby Abbey Aire proposal, to [...]

October 29, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS Goofs Again!

SIDDONS Goofs Again! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the latest ‘shot’ fired in the ongoing skirmish over the Travelodge deal. A dud. ~~~~~ Astonishingly, Scarborough Borough Council Leader Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] has fired off, [...]

October 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing what would appear to be the first salvo in a potential legal challenge to Scarborough Borough Council’s purchase of the St. Nicholas Hotel and its subsequent [...]

October 22, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

DEVO – Latest Developments

DEVO – Latest Developments an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the present state of machinations in pusuit of the abolition of second-tier local authorities in North Yorkshire. It is apparently the case that members will [...]

October 22, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

An Unqualified Disaster

An Unqualified Disaster an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the seemingly rash appointment of, and delegation of immense powers to, a lamentably under-qualified person. ~~~~~ As a casual observer of Council activities, I like, from time to [...]

October 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

That ‘Masterplan’

That ‘Masterplan’ by NIGEL WARD, providing context to the Scarborough Harbour regeneration debate. ~~~~~ Three recent articles by NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS have aroused considerable interest in the Council’s secret ‘Masterplan’ for the regeneration of Scarborough Harbour, as envisioned [...]

October 15, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC to seek YCBID co-operation

SBC to seek YCBID co-operation by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Those who keep an eye on the Scarborough Borough Council Meetings calendar will perhaps already be aware that a Special Meeting of the Overview & Scrutiny Board has been scheduled for [...]

October 13, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Another Invisible Council Loan – £10M

Another Invisible Council Loan – £10M an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a well-kept secret following on from TIM THORNE’s article “£3M Cornwall Gamble Mystery Solved” and Guest Author NORMAN  MURPHY’s contributions “Randerson’s Folly” and “That [...]

September 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

WTC Supports Whitby Abbey Aire

WTC Supports Whitby Abbey Aire an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a small measure of progress in regard to the Whitby Abbey Aire (Winter Motorhome facility) proposal initiated by campaigner Andy STRANGEWAY assisted by myself and [...]

August 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

SIDDONS: GDPR Breach Allegations

SIDDONS: GDPR Breach Allegations an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering indications that delusions of grandeur may have strayed over the line – and into unlawful conduct. ~~~~~ I am happy to share with the wider public formal [...]

August 18, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council