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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

Crawling Into The Gutter With Whitby Town Council

Crawling Into The Gutter With Whitby Town Council Whitby resident NIGEL WARD offers readers the opportunity to consider his Open Letter to SBC Councillor Mike COCKERILL, Chair of the Whitby Harbour Board. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Councillor Mike COCKERILL – SBC & NYCC [...]

December 14, 2011 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

Dredging Deep To Uncover The Truth

  Today, Tuesday 19th July 2011, a Report (numbered 11/347) will be presented to the Cabinet of Scarborough Borough Council by the Head of Legal & Support Services, Mr Ian Anderson. It is a Report on the notorious affair of [...]

July 19, 2011 Scarborough Borough Council

Transparency in Local Government

Transparency in Local Government – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ ‘Transparency’ has become something of a buzz-word in local government circles; everyone professes to uphold it – until it comes to disclosing information that is potentially [...]

October 3, 2010 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

Open Letter to SBC Councillor Bonnie PURCHON M.B.E.

Open Letter to a transparent elected member – Scarborough Borough Councillor Bonnie PURCHON M.B.E. – NIGEL WARD shares his Letter to SBC Councillor Bonnie PURCHON, who spoke out recently about the ‘behind closed doors’ mind-set at Scarborough Borough Council. ~ [...]

September 17, 2010 Scarborough Borough Council