Thursday 18th April 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

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Friarage School Branded “Inadequate”

Friarage Community Primary School in Castle Ward/Division has been branded “Inadequate” by Ofsted, the UK Government’s Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. The word on the street from Johnny the shoeshine guy is that standards have been [...]

March 12, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

The ICO Quartet

The ICO Quartet an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, clarifying and expanding upon last weeks’ article regarding ICO data protection registration (or not, as the case seems to be). ~~~~~ In my article of Friday 8th February 2019, [...]

February 12, 2019 District, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, Ryedale District Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Five Years Ago…

Five years ago Nigel, Tim and I appeared on BBC1’s regional investigative journalism show Inside Out. It took a closer look at our fledgling attempts at investigative journalism to see if our claims would stand up. The show headlined with [...]

February 10, 2019 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Record Council Tax Rises Across North Yorkshire

Data from the Tax Payer’s Alliance has been released which shows historical data regarding cumulative Council Tax (CT) rises spanning the last twenty years. 2018/19 Council Tax budgets are currently being voted upon. North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) will be [...]

February 5, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council, 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

The Whitby Secondary Partnership

The Whitby Secondary Partnership An opinion piece by Guest Author MIKE WARD, former Chair of Eskdale School Board of Governors and SBC Councillor, commenting on what many are calling the ‘stitch-up merger’ of Caedmon College Whitby and Eskdale School – [...]

December 22, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council

N & E Yorks Tory Melt-Down Begins

N & E Yorks Tory Melt-Down Begins an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a crisis of confidence ripping through our region’s Conservative Associations. ~~~~~ Many Enquirer readers who also follow the anti-corruption and public interest endeavours [...]

November 15, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Scarborough Borough Council

Make Car Parks Used Again!

Having lived in Scarborough town centre for a number of years the residential parking situation is generally dire. It can be quite difficult to find a parking space near your home. It is always interesting to listen to the stories [...]

November 6, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

ERYC: PARNABY Put On The Spot

ERYC: PARNABY Put On The Spot an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the continuing attempts to hold ERYC Leader Councillor Stephen PARNABY to account. ~~~~~ Mr Richard WILSON – familiar to regular readers as a [...]

September 30, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

STRANGEWAY Champions CSA Victim

STRANGEWAY Champions CSA Victim Anti-corruption and transparency campaigner Andy STRANGEWAY, who is an independent Independent East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor for the Pocklington Provincial Ward, has published – with the consent of the victim – allegations of an extraordinary ‘Duty [...]

August 29, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council