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“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

Operation Yewtree and the Cross Report.

  Operation Yewtree and the Cross Report.     Crime and Parliamentary affairs correspondent TIM HICKS reports on the Cross Report – North Yorkshire Police’s response to our criticism over its investigation into its failure to detect Jimmy Savile and [...]

January 12, 2014 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

No New TESCO for Scarborough

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has announced that they have received written notification from Tesco of their intention to withdraw from the purchase of the Council’s Depot on Dean Road, Scarborough. The contract between SBC and Tesco meant that Tesco had [...]

December 15, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Official: Peter Jaconelli innocent (!)

Official:  Peter Jaconelli innocent (!) The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) have cleared North Yorkshire Police of misconduct in the Jaconelli and Savile investigations. Crime and Parliamentary affairs correspondent Tim Hicks writes with an update to our ongoing Jimmy Savile [...]

November 27, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

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

A 1st-Class BASTIMAN

A 1st-Class BASTIMAN Sneaton Castle:  10 September 2013 On Tuesday 10th September 2013, the Coast & Moors Area Committee of North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) convened at Sneaton Castle to debate and resolve the highly contentious matter of the on-street [...]

October 27, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Double Standards?

The Standards Committee of Scarborough Borough Council has openly criticised the conduct of the now former Scarborough Borough Councillor Geoff Evans, over an event that took place back in 2012. In 2012, Councillor Evans was telephoned at his home as [...]

October 5, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Solicitor: Unforgivable Incompetence – or Something Worse?

SBC Solicitor: Unforgivable Incompetence – or Something Worse? an ‘In My View’ article by NIGEL WARD, offering a detailed account of the extraordinary machinations of Scarborough Borough Council in relation to the alleged cover-up of accustaions that former Scarborough Councillor [...]

September 29, 2013 Scarborough Borough 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