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A Spectacular Tory Own Goal

A Spectacular Tory Own Goal – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a spectacular Tory ‘own goal’ played out in Scarborough last week, much to the embarrassment of the Scarborough Town Deal Board (STDB). ~~~~~ Privy [...]

January 28, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

WHITBY SECONDARY EDUCATION

WHITBY SECONDARY EDUCATION Today’s Guest Author is former Eskdale School Chair of Governors (and former Scarborough Borough Councillor) MIKE WARD, who writes to comment on recent announcements regarding the future of secondary education in Whitby – and the lamentable (and [...]

January 23, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council

NYC Standards? Anything Goes!

NYC Standards? Anything Goes! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on North Yorkshire Council’s response to my Freedom of Information request, lodged via WhatDoTheyKnow.Com on 26th November 2023, following enquiries from a number of readers wishing [...]

January 4, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council

NYC Planning Portal Ban – Claim Debunked

NYC Planning Portal Ban – Claim Debunked Campaigner ANDY STRANGEWAY has encountered a ‘strange loop’ in North Yorkshire Council’s ‘cyber security defence’ package that is causing grave interference to Planning Applications – with no Local Plan expected until 2028. Andy [...]

December 16, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Borough Council Bombshell!

Borough Council Bombshell! A Letter to the Editor (well worth framing) from DAVID HALL, who spells out, in a few telling words, what everyone knows about Scarborough Borough Council – and what the Enquirer has documented over the past decade. [...]

December 11, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

NYC Councillors Speak

NYC Councillors Speak Guest Author Alderman NORMAN MURPHY writes to record his pleasant surprise at a number of Scarborough North Yorkshire Councillors asking some of the right questions. ~~~~~ I have been moved to put pen to paper to record [...]

December 8, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Scarborough Parking Re-Set

Scarborough Parking Re-Set – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, following up on his recent article “Whitby Parking Blunder” (highlighting enforcement problems at the Church Street Long Stay Car Park in Whitby). A reader has provided photographic evidence [...]

December 1, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby Parking Blunder

Whitby Parking Blunder – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a calamitous parking loophole in Whitby’s Church Street off-street Long Stay Car Park. One wonders why no local Abbey Ward or Streonshalh Councillor in the immediate neighbourhood [...]

November 27, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

The Future of Education in Whitby

The Future of Education in Whitby A Letter to the Editor from MIKE WARD, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors, commenting on the appearance, at the Whitby Community Network monthly meeting held on Monday on 20th November 2023, [...]

November 24, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby: That ‘Plinth’

Whitby: That ‘Plinth’ – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the controversy over the strongly-opposed proposal by the Whitby Town Deal Board (WTDB) to erect a ‘plinth’ (or ‘apron’) in Whitby Market Place, to the west of [...]

November 22, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council