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YCBID Leech ‘Plucked’ Off

A Letter to the Editor from Bridlington businessman, Phill Hardacre, commenting on the long-awaited demise of Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd following a humilating 86% defeat in the renewal ballot (see below). ~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor I see that Mr Clive [...]

June 6, 2024 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

“The Road to Ruin”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-sixty-seventh in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and far beyond. Readers [...]

May 23, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council, Photoons

“Northallerton-by-the-Sea”

“Northallerton-by-the-Sea” A Letter to the Editor from BOB ROBERTS, one of Scarborough’s leading maritime and harbours afficionados, decrying North Yorkshire Council’s abandonment of our coastal communities. ~~~~~ Sir, Only this week in Prime Minister’s Question Time, the PM responded to [...]

May 18, 2024 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Mayoral Elections: NYE Electoral Analysis

Mayoral Elections: NYE Electoral Analysis by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ The Result The election for the first York & North Yorkshire Mayor took place on Thursday 2nd May 2024. The results are shown below: About 29% of the total electorate voted. [...]

May 13, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council, North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

OPEN LETTER TO CLLR. SWANNICK

The North Yorks Enquirer feels bound, in the public interest, to reproduce the following Open Letter to NYC Councillor Neil Swannick, from a Whitby elector –  the recently co-opted Whitby Town Councillor, Jacqui Layman. The Enquirer will always welcome correspondence [...]

May 3, 2024 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council, Whitby Town

YCBID – Is It Right 4 U?

YCBID – Is It Right 4 U? Guest Author Alderman NORMAN MURPHY explains the “whys and wherefores” of the Business Improvement District. ~~~~~ Is a Business Improvement District the right option for your area? Before a BID proposal is presented to [...]

May 2, 2024 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council

CYC/NYC Mayoral Hustings – Whitby

CYC/NYC Mayoral Hustings – Whitby – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the recent Mayoral Hustings in Whitby – and a glimmer of light at the end of a long, dark tunnel. ~~~~~ I consider myself [...]

April 23, 2024 Misc, North Yorkshire County Council

Accountability: NYC & WTC

Accountability: NYC & WTC an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the symptoms and causes of declining ethical standards in public life – in particular, amongst elected (and co-opted) Councillors at every level of local government. Plus [...]

April 12, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council, Whitby Town

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