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FREE! N. Yorks Inhabitants’ On-Street Parking in Whitby

FREE! N. Yorks Inhabitants’ On-Street Parking in Whitby a report by NIGEL WARD on the legality (or otherwise) of the on-street parking regulations in Whitby (and elsewhere in North Yorkshire), as they will apply to RESIDENTS of the County. (Visitors [...]

April 1, 2014 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

NYMNPA: Decisions, Decisions…

Readers may remember some of the coverage we gave to members of the North York Moors National Park Authority (NYMNPA) in 2013. Members of the Park Authority were expected to decide upon proposals for a new potash mine within the [...]

March 29, 2014 North York Moors National Park Authority

Real Whitby, Private Eye, the BBC and the faceless Public Servants

Real Whitby, Private Eye, the BBC and the faceless Public Servants IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Following a nine-month long in-depth BBC ‘legal eagle’ scrutiny of our numerous reports on Real Whitby regarding evidence of corruption in North Yorkshire, on Monday [...]

February 11, 2014 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Persistence of Mummery” – NYCC Hunkers Down

“The Persistence of Mummery” – NYCC Hunkers Down an “In My View” article by Nigel Ward – reporting on a rather naïve and futile attempt by the North Yorkshire County Council Standards Committee to hinder the further investigation of wrong-doing [...]

February 2, 2014 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council
York Potash's Proposed Dove's Nest Site

Potash Mine – Alternative Sites

Discussions are taking place between the North York Moors National Park Authority (NYMNPA) and York Potash over alternative locations for a Potash mine. The planning application for the proposed Potash mine at Dove’s Nest, Sneaton, was put on hold earlier [...]

December 4, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority

Hambleton Double-Dippers Revealed

You may remember an article about the free Broadband connection that Hambleton District Council (HDC) provides to a number of their elected members that I published a few months ago. You may also remember that HDC went to great lengths [...]

November 21, 2013 Hambleton District Council, North Yorkshire County Council

Moving On – NYCC Monitoring Officer Carole DUNN

Moving On – NYCC Monitoring Officer Carole DUNN a brief report by NIGEL WARD on an imminent change of personnel on the second-top rung of the North Yorkshire County Council ladder. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Regular readers will recognise [...]

November 14, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

Anonymous Payback Councillors Exposed

A recent article highlighted a mileage repayment from County Councillor David Jeffels (Seamer & Derwent Valley Ward). It was established that Cllr Jeffels attended a ‘Conservative Away Day’ meeting on the 17th October 2011 at the ‘Leeming Bar Hotel’ and [...]

October 27, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

Payback Time For Anonymous Conservative Councillors

Hambleton District Council Regular readers may remember an article about Councillors at Hambleton District Council (HDC) and the free Broadband connection they receive as elected members. Through FOI requests, we established that eighteen of the forty four elected district Councillors [...]

September 27, 2013 Hambleton District Council, North Yorkshire County Council

“The Protection Racket” – Three Decades Of Crime

“The Protection Racket” – Three Decades Of Crime an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward – his most detailed and incisive to date – providing an insight into the extraordinary circumstances in which two elected members of Councils in [...]

September 13, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council