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Whitby Schools: The Final Chapter – the Sequel!

Whitby Schools: The Final Chapter – the Sequel! Guest Author MIKE WARD (former SBC Councillor [Ind.] and former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors) sees a moment of opportunity to revitalise Whitby’s teetering schools provision – with two [...]

October 26, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Proposed Parking Permit Price Hike Unlawful

On the 20th October North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) have unlawfully proposed to increase the price of parking permits to cover a ‘shortfall’ of £123,000. The shortfall appears to have been conjured out of thin air. The Road Traffic Regulation [...]

October 26, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

CCW: KP’s ‘Retirement’ Follows Massive DfE ‘Fail’

CCW: KP’s ‘Retirement’ Follows Massive DfE ‘Fail’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the latest NYCC Schools failure passed off as success. In fact, Caedmon is the FOURTH WORST school in the County. ~~~~~ Caedmon College [...]

October 21, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

‘Pants On Fire’ Redux

‘Pants On Fire’ Redux an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on more hide-and-seek from North Yorkshire County Council’s pyrobraccaephile-in-residence. ~~~~~ I report now on the matter of my request to NYCC’s Corporate Director: Children & Young People’s [...]

July 9, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Cheap Broadband

In a letter bristling with brazen hypocrisy, Labour’s North Yorkshire Leader, Councillor Eric Broadbent, has called out the North Yorkshire Tories for increasing their councillor allowance by 2.5% per annum. I can hear many of you saying you agree with [...]

June 1, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Did Broadbent Vote For Jaconelli?

On Monday 12th May 2014 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to remove the titles of Alderman and Mayor from Conservative Peter Jaconelli. The removal was due to a large number of allegations of child sex abuse, some of them in [...]

June 1, 2017 Misc, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

NYCC: Adult Social Care £10M Flim-Flam

NYCC: Adult Social Care £10M Flim-Flam an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing the extent of the misleading information about the Adult Social Care increment of this year’s Council Tax bills – £10 MILLION. ~~~~~~ For detailed background [...]

May 24, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

OfSTED: The ‘Benign’ Inspection Technique?

OfSTED: The ‘Benign’ Inspection Technique? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, previewing the forthcoming OfSTED Inspection of Eskdale School, Whitby. ~~~~~ As a prelude to the imminent (and long-awaited) OfSTED Inspection of Whitby’s Eskdale School, I thought it might [...]

May 15, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

The Hidden Agenda – a Closing Chapter?

The Hidden Agenda – a Closing Chapter? by Guest Author MIKE WARD. ~~~~~ Are we are entering the closing chapter in Whitby’s secondary schools’ long-running saga? Do County Officials really care about the future of education in our Town? We [...]

May 9, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

NYCC Election Results – Borough of Scarborough

NYCC Election Results – Borough of Scarborough Up-dating throughout the count. Those elected are displayed in bold red type. Castle Division Janet JEFFERSON [Ind.] – 717 Tom SESTON [Con.] – 164 Tim THORNE [Ukip] – 151 Mark VESEY [Green] – [...]

May 5, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council