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North Yorks Enquirer

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Whitby Parish Poll Aborted

Whitby Parish Poll Aborted – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, clarifying some misconceptions regarding the recently publicised Call for a Parish (Town) Poll in Whitby. ~~~~~ Readers of the Whitby Gazette will be aware that, at a [...]

May 1, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

Delivered: The £210,000 Market Website

The £2.8million renovation of the Scarborough Market Hall on St Helen’s Square was opened to the public in April 2017. The business plan put forward by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) was so utterly inept I was amazed it was accepted. [...]

April 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC U-Turns on Bogus RIPA Authorisation

SBC U-Turns on Bogus RIPA Authorisation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the dishonesty and evasion surrounding the unlawful interception of emails between members of the public and Councillors/Officers. ~~~~~ SBC has U-turned on the false [...]

April 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Untouchables”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and thirty-eighth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and [...]

April 25, 2018 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

An Open Letter to the ‘Opposition’ Leaders of SBC

An Open Letter to the ‘Opposition’ Leaders of SBC by NIGEL WARD Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Labour] Councillor Sam CROSS [Independent] Councillor Mark VESEY [Green] Councillors, I address you in your respective rôles as Group Leaders of the Labour Group, the [...]

April 18, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: A Morally Repugnant Intervention

SBC: A Morally Repugnant Intervention an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a most unusual and particularly offensive breach of the Data Protection Act 1998. ~~~~~ Perhaps relatively few readers of the North Yorks Enquirer will be [...]

April 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Spotlight on the Directorate

SBC: Spotlight on the Directorate an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on Councillor Rob BARNETT’s recent Letter to the Editor “Telling It Like It Is” ( 10/04/18), in which he highlighted the lack of transparency inherent in [...]

April 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Harbour Waste Management”

An Open Letter to SBC Portfolio Holder Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.] from Whitby harbour-user KEN GRAHAM, in response to the BBC report (see below) entitled “Yorkshire boat owners to dye toilet waste to clean harbour” (covered by Enquirer reporter TIM [...]

April 12, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Telling It Like It Is”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.] (Whitby Streonshalh), who writes to share an insider’s view of the practices and policies in place at Scarborough Borough Council. Many will agree; few will dare to say [...]

April 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

New SBC Harbour Regulations

New SBC Harbour Regulations by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ This recent BBC Report on the Ports of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey Coble Landing caught my eye. It concerns new measures implemented by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) to improve the quality of [...]

April 7, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council