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Potto: Where’s the Money? [Pt.3]

Potto: Where’s the Money? [Pt.3] – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting Part 3 of an investigation into Potto Parish Council. Having previously shown “How much?” (many thousands) and “How?” (unlawfully), the question now arises: “Why?” If you are a Potto reader and [...]

January 29, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Potto

ESKDALE: Other Options

ESKDALE: Other Options Guest Author MIKE WARD – former Chair of Governors at Eskdale School – sets the ball rolling in the search for an acceptable solution to the many problems of Whitby’s Secondary School provision. Let the conversation begin [...]

January 27, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Open Letter to Eskdale Governors

Open Letter to Eskdale Governors A MUST READ Open Letter to the Board of Governors of Eskdale School, on behalf, surely, of a sizeable majority of Whitby’s parents and children. Please read it – and act! ~~~~~ To the Headteachers and [...]

January 24, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby Schools Amalgamation

Whitby Schools Amalgamation Guest Author MIKE WARD thinks ‘outside the box’ on the proposed amalgamation of Whitby’s secondary school provision. ~~~~~ The current proposal to close Eskdale cannot benefit any 11–16-year-old, whether currently at Caedmon or at Eskdale. Undoubtedly it would significantly [...]

January 13, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

“Eskdale Forever!”

The following Letter to the Editor from a pupil’s mother, MARIA CARSON, herself a former Eskdale School pupil, gives voice to the prevailing view of Eskdale parents and pupils. No doubt others will wish to have their say. It arrived [...]

January 9, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Eskdale School: Here We Go Again!

Eskdale School: Here We Go Again! Guest Author MIKE WARD, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors (and a key figure in the successful 2016 campaign that forced North Yorkshire County Council’s Head of Children & Young People’s [...]

January 6, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

The Cupboard Was Bare!

The Cupboard Was Bare! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on Council Staff Christmas Bonuses in the run-up to Unitary. ~~~~~ Some readers may, like me, have endured the experience of moving into a new home [...]

November 17, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Plug Pulled on Pool Deal

Plug Pulled on Pool Deal – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, repeating behind-the-scenes information on the subject of the proposed sale of the site of the former Scarborough Indoor Swimming Pool (and adjacent carpark) to HQ Hotels. [...]

October 25, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: SBC joins the ‘Refuseniks’

YCBID: SBC joins the ‘Refuseniks’ – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a curious development in the Scarborough Borough Council’s relationship with Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd (YCBID). ~~~~~ On 27th September 2022, Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) [...]

October 3, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Dear Clive”

An OPEN LETTER to the Chair of Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd. (also for the attention of the remaining Directors and the CEO) by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Mr Clive ROWE-EVANS (Chair) Mr. Karl BATTERSBY Mr. Richard BRADLEY Mr. Alexander M. COLTMAN [...]

August 1, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council