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The Whitby Secondary School Saga

The Whitby Secondary School Saga The Enquirer’s education and governance contributor MIKE WARD comments on the crossroads reached in Whitby education with the departure of the town’s two secondary school Headteachers – Keith PRYTHERCH and Sue WHELAN – concurrent with [...]

January 17, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council

Catastrophic Council Standards Blunder

Catastrophic Council Standards Blunder an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, commenting on stunning incompetence in the Legal & Democratic Services departments of Councils in our area. ~~~~~ Historically, the process under which the ethical conduct of elected [...]

January 8, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Caedmon Principal in Sideways Shuffle

Caedmon Principal in Sideways Shuffle It has quietly been announced that ‘retiring’ Principal of Caedmon College Whitby, Mr Keith PRYTHERCH – whose ‘retirement’, following a disappointing OfSTED Report, was reported here on the Enquirer on 21st October 2017 – is [...]

December 13, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Eskdale: “The Safest Secondary School in Whitby”

Eskdale: “The Safest Secondary School in Whitby” The OfSTED Report on the 8th/9th November 2017 Inspection (by two HMIs and two supporting OfSTED Inspectors) of Whitby’s Eskdale School has been published – in every category ‘GOOD‘. An analysis will published [...]

December 8, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

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