Monday 18th October 2021,
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All posts by Nigel Ward

POLL: Have Your Say!

POLL: Have Your Say! – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, soliciting public opinion on the subject of: “Who should be the next (and last) Leader of Scarborough Borough Council?” ~~~~~ The embarrassment arising from the performance of SBC [...]

August 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

An Arguably Bogus Identity

An Arguably Bogus Identity – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting an apparent abuse of the service provided by WhatDoTheyKnow.com (WDTK), seemingly in pursuit of a very personal vendetta. Would the real Dave LOWE please identify himself, please? [...]

August 9, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Dear ‘Major’ Steve

Dear ‘Major’ Steve – an Open Letter to the present Leader of Scarborough Borough Council by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Councillor Steve SIDDONS – Leader – Scarborough Borough Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Steve, I write to appeal to you to [...]

August 2, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Mayoral Accountability

Mayoral Accountability – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, in response to a knee-jerk reaction to an earlier article – an apparent case of misplaced loyalty. ~~~~~ In response to my earlier article “Mayoral VFM” (13/06/21), offering a direct [...]

August 1, 2021 Filey Town

SBC: ‘Secret’ Property Purchase Revealed

SBC: ‘Secret’ Property Purchase Revealed – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, shedding light on another ‘blown’ secret at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ On Friday 16th July 2021, SBC Leader Councillor Steve “Major, Major, Major’ SIDDONS [Lab.] passed [...]

July 27, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Harbour: Payback Time?

Whitby Harbour: Payback Time – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, setting forth his views on recent meetings: Audit Committee (Thurs. 22nd July 2021) and Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council (Fri. 23rd July 2021). ~~~~~ Background Readers may be aware that, [...]

July 25, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Pillage of Scarborough Harbour

The Pillage of Scarborough Harbour – an ‘Open Letter’ to SBC CEO Mike GREENE from NIGEL WARD, in the public interest. ~~~~~ Mr Mike GREENE – CEO and Head of Paid Service – SBC IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Mike, I [...]

July 11, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Rape of Whitby Harbour

The Rape of Whitby Harbour – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an attempted ‘All You Need to Know’ guide to the action against SBC regarding what one Councillor has described as ‘an act of corporate plunder’. ~~~~~ Background [...]

July 7, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Rise and Rise of Hypocrisy

The Rise and Rise of Hypocrisy – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, expressing disdain for those in public life who say one thing – then do the opposite. ~~~~~ Regular readers will remember a recent article by [...]

July 3, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Mayoral VFM

Mayoral VFM – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, comparing two Town Mayors in terms of (wait for it!) Value for Money. ~~~~~ Whitby Town Councillor Linda WILD has been Mayor of Whitby for some time now. Councillor WILD [...]

June 13, 2021 Town & Parish