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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

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

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

NYCC Statement on Cllrs 4.5% Pay-Rise

NYCC Statement on Cllrs 4.5% Pay-Rise Following publication of a Letter to the Editor from County and Borough Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.], and the Annual Meeting of North Yorkshire County Council, the Council has published the following statement: Councillors accept [...]

May 17, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council

County Councillors’ Allowances – Up Again!

A Letter to the Editor from NYCC and SBC Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.] condemning another unjustifiable rise in County Councillors’ Allowances. Conservatives deftly circumnavigate their own ‘austerity’ policy when it comes to granting themselves a pay rise. ~~~~~ Sir, North [...]

May 15, 2018 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

“TdY: Highways & Byways”

Today’s Letter to the Editor is, in fact, directed to County and Borough Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.], whose recent Letter to the Editor has been widely-acclaimed. Previous correspondent Kevin STAINTON, of Scarborough, now responds to Councillor RANDERSON with some helpful [...]

May 4, 2018 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

“Half Piste?”

A Letter to the Editor form Borough and County Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.] (Eastfield/Osgodby) from the other side of the ‘people/administration’ divide, following Kevin STAINTON’s “Detour de Yorkshire” Letter of 19th April 2018, regarding the inferior state of ‘off piste’ [...]

April 28, 2018 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council