Friday 23rd June 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

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SBC: In The Dock – Again

SBC: In The Dock – Again an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a fresh raft of whistle-blowing allegations against leading SBC Officers and Councillors. ~~~~~ A blind copy of an astonishing email has found itself in [...]

April 21, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Tories Lose Control of Ryedale

Tories Lose Control of Ryedale The Leader of Ryedale District Council, Councillor Linda COWLING and FIVE of her Tory Councillor colleagues have defected from the Conservative Group to the Independents, thus depriving the hitherto dominant party of its majority in [...]

April 13, 2017 Ryedale District Council

At Long Last! SBC NO CONFIDENCE Motion Tabled

At Long Last!  SBC NO CONFIDENCE Motion Tabled an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, announcing the long-awaited Motion of NO CONFIDENCE in SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] and his seven Cabinet Portfolio Holders. ~~~~~ This morning, Wednesday [...]

April 5, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

WHITBY PIERS: 17 Questions For The Leader

WHITBY PIERS: 17 Questions For The Leader An Open Letter from the Fight 4 Whitby Group, raising seventeen questions for SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] regarding the deplorable negligence of the Whitby Piers. Any coherent answers will be published [...]

April 5, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Pilfers Parking Zone

My dispute with Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) and North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) with regard to Scarborough’s Residents’ Priority Parking Zone has resulted in a decision which has clarified the situation. PCNs issued AFTER 18th March 2013 are probably enforceable. [...]

March 28, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

OPEN LETTER to Councillor Mike COCKERILL, SBC

OPEN LETTER to Councillor Mike COCKERILL, SBC an Open Letter from NIGEL WARD to the SBC Portfolio Holder for Project Leadership, Harbours and Coast & Flood Protection, Councillor MIKE COCKERILL [Ind.]. ~~~~~ Mike, I write with a view to obtaining [...]

March 27, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Adult Social Care CT Billing Clarified

Adult Social Care Council Tax Billing Clarified an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, interpreting the confusion underlying the misrepresentation of the Adult Social Care precept. ~~~~~ NYCC/SBC Following Tim THORNE’s widely-read article covering an apparent ‘error’ in this [...]

March 23, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Council Tax Bills Misleading

A quick look at the Council Tax bills recently delivered through your door, which were prepared by the Finance Department at Scarborough Borough Council, show a very misleading figure relating to Adult Social Care. In 2016/17, the Adult Social Care [...]

March 20, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Tory NOCK Knocks Opposition

Tory NOCK Knocks Opposition an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a blatant electioneering letter in this week’s Whitby Gazette. ~~~~~ With the North Yorkshire County Council elections seven weeks away, the Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association, [...]

March 20, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough & Whitby Labour March on Parliament

On the back of mounting a laughable and ultimately futile anti-Trump protest in Scarborough town centre, the Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party are now taking part in a march on Parliament. What’s the cause? The Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party [...]

March 19, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council