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SIDDONS: GDPR Breach Allegations

SIDDONS: GDPR Breach Allegations an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering indications that delusions of grandeur may have strayed over the line – and into unlawful conduct. ~~~~~ I am happy to share with the wider public formal [...]

August 18, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, watching the jockeying and horse-trading for power, positions and pensions arising from the forthcoming changes in local government arrangements. ~~~~~ The buzz-word on everybody’s lips at [...]

August 12, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Council To Be Abolished

Scarborough Borough Council is to be abolished in a nationwide local government reorganisation. The news comes as no surprise to viewers of independent news sites such as UK Column who’ve been reporting of major changes and a repurposing of UK [...]

July 10, 2020 City of York Council, Craven District Council, Hambleton District Council, Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Richmondshire District Council, Ryedale District Council, Scarborough Borough Council, Selby District Council

Fear & Loathing in NIMBYLAND

Fear & Loathing in NIMBYLAND an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the great COVID-19 divide in rural areas. ~~~~~ Following the years of deep division – hatred, even – over the interminable BREXIT issue, one aspect of [...]

May 16, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council
County Hall - Northallerton

NYCC: “Call to Arms” to Local Shops/Businesses

North Yorkshire is calling on local businesses to come forward with offers of help to get food and essential goods to the isolated. While many are already actively helping, we have been called by many businesses wanting to help but [...]

April 3, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council

NYCC Respond To Parking Adjudicator

In response to the Traffic Penalty Tribunal Adjudicator informing North Yorkshire local authorities that the “No permits or scratchcards” signage they are using in Whitby and Scarborough is illegal, NYCC have issued a statement. County Hall will likely now want [...]

September 13, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Parking Portfolio Holder Responds

Scarborough Borough Council’s Parking Portfolio Holder, Cllr Randerson responds to the council losing another Traffic Penalty Tribunal case: Mr Thorne’s article although quite probably interesting to some is after I investigated these claims also rather misleading ! The article is [...]

August 28, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Lose Another Parking Tribunal

On the 16th August 2019 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) lost another case at the Traffic Penalty Tribunal. Maggie Kennedy, Adjudicator for the Traffic Penalty Tribunal, described SBC’s town centre Controlled Parking Zone as an “an inelegant mess” and concluded the [...]

August 27, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

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

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