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Scarborough Potash – “(Wooly Bully) Jobs A Good’un”

“(Wooly Bully) JOB’S A GOOD’UN” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Following the first of my articles on the fiercely contended topic of the Sirius/YPL development proposals to mine beneath the North [...]

May 11, 2012 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

True Cost of iPads

True Cost of iPads I covered the decision taken to buy the iPads for SBC Councillors and Officers in an article a while ago, went into some depth why the decision was flawed and why they are a poor investment. [...]

May 11, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

An Informed Decision

I popped along to the Town Hall / Futurist meeting at the Royal Hotel on Wed 2nd May and I find myself confused on how to respond to the Town Hall Accommodation Consultation, which can be completed online here. There [...]

May 6, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

North York Moors Potash – Void Space Waste Disposal?

North York Moors Potash – Void Space Waste Disposal? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ In my view, in a society in which greed and self-interest number amongst the most compelling of motivations, it is prudent [...]

May 5, 2012 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

York Potash – “A Sirius Attempt”

“A Sirius Attempt” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ I have in my possession a scanned image.pdf document (comprising what purports to be copies of dozens of pages of letters and emails exchanged over a period [...]

May 2, 2012 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

Local Councillors Broadband Expense Claims

Here are those Councillor Broadband expenses in full. The sources for the information are listed below if you wish to confirm them against my figures. Councillor 2010/11 2009/10 2008/9 2007/8 2006/7 BACKHOUSE G A (SBC) £255.00 £255.00 £255.00 £255.00 £255.00 [...]

April 9, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter: NYCC Leader Cllr John WEIGHELL

Open Letter: NYCC Leader Cllr John WEIGHELL Re: DOUBLE-DIPPING John, It is a while since we spoke. With reference to NYCC’s promotional article on Page 17 of the Whitby Gazette of Friday 6th April 2012, entitl ed “Council always watching [...]

April 7, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

The Wizard of “IF”

The Wizard of “IF” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the York Potash Proposals ~ The recurrent topic of conversation over the last couple of weeks has been Sirius Minerals Plc and their much publicised [...]

April 4, 2012 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

The £53k Question

On Friday Feb 24th 2012, Councillors attending a full Council meeting at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted themselves some new shiny iPads, but new facts have come to light that will cast doubt upon the information given to them. Originally [...]

March 13, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

Who holds a Stake in the Stakeholders’ Steering Groups?

– first of a continuing series of  “In My View” articles by NIGEL WARD ~ Who holds a Stake in the Stakeholders’ Steering Groups? IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST “All politics is local” – according to former US Speaker of the [...]

March 1, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council