Wednesday 19th December 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

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SBC: Another £60K Down The Pan

SBC: Another £60K Down The Pan an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a shoddy waste of tax-payers’ money. Scarborough’s Peasholm Park Pagoda rockery waterfall has been undergoing a face-lift. Was it worth nearly £60K of taxpayers’ [...]

September 7, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

City of York Council: The Ballad Of Lendal Bridge

City of York Council: The Ballad Of Lendal Bridge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the very latest posturing from the City of York Council in its response to public concern regarding the legality of its [...]

September 5, 2014 City of York Council

A Poke In The ‘Eye’ For York City Council

A Poke In The ‘Eye’ For York City Council – a report by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ All summer long, residents of North Yorkshire have being enjoying a snide chuckle at the expense of York’s latter-day Dick TURPIN – chubby-cheeked Councillor [...]

September 3, 2014 City of York Council

SBC £230K Dredging Damage Settlement

SBC £230K Dredging Damage Settlement – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a Scarborough Borough Council out-of-court settlement that vindicates his concerns first-raised on 19th July 2011. All Councils play the long game. And then lose. [...]

September 2, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

North Bay Night Club or Family Water Park?

A premises license application by Alpamare UK Ltd has been made to Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) for the planned North Bay Water Park attraction. The content of the premises license application has come as a shock to residents in Scarborough’s [...]

August 28, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Craven District Council Legal Threats

Documentation detailing the termination of Joanna Miller, Craven District Council’s (CDC) Corporate Head of Finance and Section 151 Officer’s employment was placed on the web last week. The documentation detailed the humiliating treatment meted out to Miller, which likely caused [...]

August 23, 2014 Craven District Council

Huge Hambleton Payoffs

August is the time that county, city, district and borough councils across the country throw their books open to the public for scrutiny. Authorities normally publish a draft statement of accounts on their websites and display a hardcopy of those [...]

August 19, 2014 Hambleton District Council

Police Corruption & Organised Crime

Operation Countryman II (8) Jimmy Savile, Organised Crime, Fraud and Police protection: Crime and Parliamentary Affairs correspondent TIM HICKS examines the connection between organised crime, abuse of children and young people, fraud, official protection and Police protection. ~~~~~ People are [...]

August 18, 2014 Police, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Legal: Another Messy Foul-Up

SBC Legal: Another Messy Foul-Up an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, questioning (once more) the massive professional incompetence of the Scarborough Borough Council Legal & Democratic Services Department (SBC Legal), who seemingly cannot even produce the text of [...]

August 17, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Elected Member Takes Matter Into Own Hands

Richmondshire district councillor Malcolm Gardner has been disciplined after a standards hearing found him guilty of breaching the council’s information systems acceptable use policy by using his council faptop laptop to view porn. The standards committee ruled that Gardner had [...]

August 7, 2014 Richmondshire District Council