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Operation Countryman II (7): Jaconelli and Savile

Operation Countryman II (7):  Jaconelli and Savile  More witnesses come forward alleging a cover up by North Yorkshire Police and Scarborough Council For some time, Real Whitby has been investigating the activities of Jimmy Savile in Scarborough and has alleged [...]

September 6, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Open Air Theatre Losses Exposed

When you ask elected Councillors about the Scarborough Open Air Theatre (OAT), its viability and profitability, you generally get a rose-tinted view of a bygone age. The Councillors themselves probably don’t realise the full scale of the financial horrors as [...]

August 18, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council
The Information Commissioner's Office

Information Commissioner slams SBC

On the 30th July 2013, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued Decision Notice FS50488131 against Scarborough Borough Council (SBC). The Decision Notice issued against SBC relates to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request which asked for sight of the pre-application [...]

August 9, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Spook’ Censors Mundane Planning Doc

Regular readers may remember the 2012 attempts by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) to move the Town Hall, based on St Nicholas Street in the heart of Scarborough town centre, to an industrial estate on the edge of the Borough with [...]

July 24, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

4,000 Holes In Blackburn Cover-Up

4,000 Holes In Blackburn Cover-Up an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on an unexpected twist in the apparent  COVER-UP of the alleged siphoning-off of Allowances for party-political purposes by ‘double-dipper’ North Yorkshire County Councillor John BLACKBURN (also [...]

July 21, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Corruptophenia” – a Three-Act Ploy

“Corruptophenia” – a Three-Act Ploy an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, presenting a synopsis for a Three-Act Ploy – a work of fiction based on detailed accounts of real-life systemic corruption in a local authority far, far away [...]

July 14, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Cowboy Council: No Futur(ist)?

The Futurist Theatre sits empty, no shows during the spring, summer shows start August 1st through to September, visitor numbers slashed, future looking bleak for autumn/winter, local traders income slashed and the local economy has taken quite a hit. The [...]

June 21, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

County Councillor BLACKBURN “would not do that” – Oh, really?

County Councillor BLACKBURN “would not do that” – Oh, really? an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on another sorry travesty of the Complaints Procedure at NYCC. ~ On 16th December 2012, I published an article entitled “The [...]

June 17, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Legal Posturing Booted Into The Long Grass

SBC Legal Posturing Booted Into The Long Grass an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, offering an overview of the current Mexican stand-off between Real Whitby and Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST The criticism most frequently [...]

June 10, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Hicks’ SAVILE probe makes Sunday Express again!

Hicks’ SAVILE probe makes Sunday Express again! For the second week running, the Sunday Express (see today’s issue, Sunday 9th June 2013) features an article corroborating important elements of the Tim Hicks “Operation Countryman II” investigation into an alleged paedophile-ring [...]

June 9, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council