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Open Letter: NYCC Leader Cllr John WEIGHELL

Open Letter: NYCC Leader Cllr John WEIGHELL Re: DOUBLE-DIPPING John, It is a while since we spoke. With reference to NYCC’s promotional article on Page 17 of the Whitby Gazette of Friday 6th April 2012, entitl ed “Council always watching [...]

April 7, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

More Things In Heaven And Earth

More Things In Heaven And Earth – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ It is over forty years since I drove from Mashhad, in eastern Iran, south east along the valley of the Jamshidi river, which broadens [...]

April 5, 2012 Whitby Town

The Wizard of “IF”

The Wizard of “IF” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the York Potash Proposals ~ The recurrent topic of conversation over the last couple of weeks has been Sirius Minerals Plc and their much publicised [...]

April 4, 2012 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

Eternal Vigilance

Eternal Vigilance – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Thomas JEFFERSON, Founding Father and principle author of the US Declaration of Independence, is credited with this dictum: “The price of democracy is eternal [...]

March 26, 2012 Misc

Whitby Town Council Thanks Local Campaigners

Whitby Town Council has sent a letter of commendation to three local campaigners, in recognition of their services to the town. The letter, dated 19th April 2011, was sent to Tom BRODRICK, Nigel WARD, and Mrs Doreen WORT, and reads: [...]

March 25, 2012 Whitby Town

Who’s Complaining Now ?

‘Slanging-match at Whitby Town (Parish) Council’ – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD,  following his “Who’s Complaining?” article. ~ As luck would have it, a real ‘live’ example of the SBC Complaints Procedure has just begun that informed [...]

March 17, 2012 Whitby Town

Who’s Complaining?

Who’s Complaining – an ‘In My View’ article by NIGEL WARD ~ Not so long ago, I stumbled across a now-defunct on-line e-petition from autumn 2010 that seriously shocked me. I was astonished to learn that, in just under five [...]

March 10, 2012 Misc

Who holds a Stake in the Stakeholders’ Steering Groups?

– first of a continuing series of  “In My View” articles by NIGEL WARD ~ Who holds a Stake in the Stakeholders’ Steering Groups? IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST “All politics is local” – according to former US Speaker of the [...]

March 1, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

Crawling Into The Gutter With Whitby Town Council

Crawling Into The Gutter With Whitby Town Council Whitby resident NIGEL WARD offers readers the opportunity to consider his Open Letter to SBC Councillor Mike COCKERILL, Chair of the Whitby Harbour Board. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Councillor Mike COCKERILL – SBC & NYCC [...]

December 14, 2011 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

Whitby ‘Jet d’Eau’ Whaling Memorial

Whitby ‘Jet d’Eau’ Whaling Memorial – an idea, by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~~ One rare fine morning, at the beginning of July 2011, I was standing at the most north-westerly corner of the graveyard of St Mary’s Church on Whitby’s east [...]

July 31, 2011 Misc