Wednesday 23rd January 2019,
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DILLON Out!

DILLON Out! an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the apparently successful ruse to defuse the persistent challenge to the CEO’s claimed powers to ban a Councillor from Council, in defiance of electoral mandate, thus preserving [...]

January 14, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards Scarborough Borough Council is back in the Private Eye Annual ‘Rotten Boroughs’ Awards – yet again – this time in recognition of a nice little earner last summer: This latest ‘gong’ follows a number [...]

January 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Big Brother in the Playground

Big Brother in the Playground an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing a rather shocking misapplication of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA). ~~~~~ The Enquirer has provided detailed coverage of Scarborough Borough Council’s ‘misapplication’ of [...]

January 4, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby Piers: Insult to Injury

Whitby Piers: Insult to Injury an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an insensitive start to the restoration of Whitby Piers (suspended now for the winter months but back in action in time for the local elections) [...]

December 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection In recent years, the investigative-journalism of the CORRUPTION BUSTERS – supported by a growing number of researchers, analysts and informants – has drawn the attention of the country’s pre-eminent political exposé magazine PRIVATE EYE. In the [...]

December 24, 2018 Private Eye

ALL THE BEST, FOLKS!

All The Best, Folks! from Tim and Nigel A BIG YEAR COMING UP… Brexit? – Local Elections? – General Election? – Brexit 2? [...]

December 18, 2018 Misc

FTC: Discredit & Disillusionment

FTC: Toilet Troubles an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on growing unrest at Filey Town Council. ~~~~~ I am sad to report that all seems far from well at my favourite third-tier tentacle of local government – [...]

December 13, 2018 Filey Town

SBC Mayor Called Upon to RESIGN!

SBC Mayor Called Upon to RESIGN! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the escalating ‘war’ raging within Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Following a seemingly orchestrated series of Tweets and re-Tweets (follow the link for details) [...]

December 4, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Empire Strikes Backfire!

SBC: The Empire Strikes Backfire! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a preliminary report on the smear campaign against Councillors who proposed a Vote of No Confidence in Scarborough Mayor, the ever-popular Councillor Joe PLANT [Con.]. ~~~~~ [...]

December 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the affection for secrecy that characterises the practices and policies of Scarborough Borough Council – a gate-keepers’ guide to unaccountability. ~~~~~ Regular readers will, no [...]

November 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council