Thursday 20th September 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Nigel

FTC: Cllr RODERICK’s Disastrous Maiden Innings

FTC: Cllr RODERICK’s Disastrous Maiden Innings an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a rather distasteful outburst at Filey Town Council (FTC). ~~~~~ Readers may recall an article of mine entitled “FTC: By-Election Preview”, published on 25th [...]

September 19, 2018 Uncategorized

Another SBC FOIA Stone-Wall

Another SBC FOIA Stone-Wall an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, dissecting yet another SBC FOIA response riddled with unadulterated evasions and implausible lies. ~~~~~ Four-and-a-half months ago, on 17th April 2018, a member of the public (a Mr [...]

September 6, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Motorhome Madness

Motorhome Madness an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing upon a ‘thread’ of FOIA responses to examine the suspected politicisation of local decision-making. ~~~~~ There are an estimated 225,000 motorhomes registered for use on the roads of the [...]

September 4, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Urgent appeal for families to talk after patients die waiting for transplants in North Yorkshire

Urgent appeal for families to talk after patients die waiting for transplants in North Yorkshire Families in North Yorkshire are being urged to talk during Organ Donation Week (September 3 to 9) as new figures show 52 people from the [...]

September 3, 2018 Appeals

Staithes Tragedy – a Sign of the Times?

Staithes Tragedy – a Sign of the Times? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD examining the possibility that poor Health & Safety standards at SBC may already have cost a young life. ~~~~~ The subject of Scarborough Borough [...]

August 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter to ‘Silent’ Jim

Open Letter to ‘Silent’ Jim by NIGEL WARD, emailed to Mr DILLON shortly before publication. ~~~~~ Mr James McGarvie DILLON – Head of Paid Service – Scarborough Borough Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Jim, I write to further the expression [...]

August 14, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Falsely-Accused ‘Libel’ Author Seeks Remedy

Falsely-Accused ‘Libel’ Author Seeks Remedy                                           an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the curious case of retired Hull Daily Mail reporter Steve [...]

August 7, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the ‘state-of-play in the extraordinary stand-off between SBC Chief Executive ‘Silent Jim DILLON and allegedly ‘maverick’ SBC Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.]. The net closes . [...]

August 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Formal Complaints? Or Misconduct Grievances?

Formal Complaints? Or Misconduct Grievances? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to readers’ enquiries concerning Scarborough Borough Council’s treatment of one of its own Councillor’s fully-evidenced Formal Corporate Complaints. ~~~~~ This present article is rather technical and [...]

July 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

FTC: By-Election Preview

FTC: By-Election Preview an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, previewing the by-election for the Filey Town Council by-election (following the resignation of Councillor John CASEY) on Thursday 26th July 2018.. ~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST At a time [...]

July 25, 2018 Filey Town